The Mississippi River has been at flood stage for months. Levees and spillways keep most homes and businesses safe and dry from the flood waters, but the high water still creates headaches for levee districts and industries like oil and gas, and fisheries. This week on the Coastal News Roundup, WWNO coastal reporter Travis Lux went to find out how the river creates problems we can’t always see. WWNO’s Tegan Wendland got the details.
ARTS & CULTURE
Dutch police are searching for the person who opened fire inside a tram in the city of Utrecht, wounding several people late Monday morning. Police say they're investigating a "possible terrorist motive" for the attack. "Multiple people have been injured," the Utrecht police department said via Twitter. "The surrounding area has been cordoned off and we are investigating the matter." Details are still emerging about the incident, which took place around 10:45 a.m. local time (5:45 a.m. ET)....
FOOD & DINING
Confession time: I’m Irish, I obsess over food and I have long envied the relationship my Italian friends have with their culinary heritage. This always comes to a boil in March, with St. Patrick’s Day and St. Joseph’s Day essentially running together.