Latest Missouri River News

Dakota Access asks for full appeals court review on permit

Apr. 14, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Owners of the Dakota Access pipeline have asked the full Washington D.C. circuit court to review a panel’s decision that essentially said the North Dakota project is operating without a key permit, even though the decision to keep oil flowing remains in the hands of...

Omaha woman dead inside submerged car in Iowa town

Apr. 14, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

CARTER LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Police in Omaha, Nebraska, on Thursday found the body of a woman inside a car discovered submerged in a far western Iowa lake. Officers patrolling the area found the submerged car in Carter Lake just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, police said. The...

Missouri River managers turn attention from flood to drought

Apr. 12, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — With anticipated continued drought, flooding likely won’t be an issue this year in the upper Missouri River basin, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other federal officials. Despite recent rainfall, the Yankton region remains a...

Judge orders delay amid debate over Dakota Access pipeline

Apr. 09, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed a decision on whether the Dakota Access Oil pipeline should be shut down while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts an environmental review on the project, after lawyers for the pipeline asked for more time to outline the effects of...