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The MV Deana Ann heads up river Monday through Red Wing, marking the beginning of the 2009 shipping season on the upper Mississippi River. The tow and 15 barges carrying agricultural commodities broke through about 10 inches of Lake Pepin ice at about 5:30 a.m., according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The navigation season's average opening date over the past 30 years has been March 20.
Bargin' on through
March 23, 2009 - 11:39pm
July 9, 2008
Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Coast Guard closes Mississippi River to commercial traffic near Red Wing
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
First spring barge arrives
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Battle of the barge -- first barge through Red Wing
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am