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Missouri: a river basin at war

March 11, 1991

A four-year drought has humbled the Missouri River and plunged its 10 basin states into a sour quarrel with one another and the Army Corps of Engineers, the river's federal boss.

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Missouri: a river basin at war
A four-year drought has humbled the Missouri River and plunged its 10 basin states into a sour quarrel with one another and the Army Corps of Engineers, the river's federal boss.

Essays

Dakota dust: denial, delusion, dishonesty
This essay takes as its starting point the blowing dust of March 1988, a virtual dust bowl over the eastern half of the Dakotas.

News

Preservation or development for Idaho's Oregon Trail?
As most of the Oregon Trail is lost to development, preservationists and developers are wrangling over a segment of the trail in Idaho that still contains visible wagon ruts.