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Minneapolis' golden age of river traffic never arrived

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Minneapolis — The long-lived dream of river commerce in Minneapolis officially ended a few weeks ago, laid to rest by the stroke of a presidential pen.


Three paragraphs submerged in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, signed by President Barack Obama on June 10, order the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock within one year.

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