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First towboat locks through to St. Paul; tribal leader rips DNR, state leaders; brace yourself for next wintry blast

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The navigation season is finally underway on the Mississippi River along western Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Patrick Moes of the Army Corps of Engineers said a boat that was towing a dozen barges passed through Lock & Dam 2 on Monday night, just west of Prescott.

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He said Lake Pepin is always the final part of the channel to open - and the tow was breaking through 12 to 16-inches of ice on Monday.

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