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Lock 3 wraps up navigation season

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The last tow came through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District this week, wrapping up the navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River.


The Motor Vessel Ginger Griffin New locked through Lock & Dam No. 2 near Hastings at about 4 a.m. Wednesday with two barges, according to the corps. The last tow heading south of Lock 2 traditionally marks the end of the navigation season for the St. Paul District, staff said.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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