The Fish Habitat Improvement Day scheduled for Saturday, March 8, 2014, has been postponed due to unseasonably thick ice still covering most of Lake Shelbyville. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 22, 2014.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced that Lock and Dam 8, near Genoa, Wis., will reopen March 17.
The hydropower generating unit located below the the DeGray Lake Dam will be inoperative for approximately eight months to rebuild and update the system. The hydropower generator went on line in 1973. The hydropower generating system uses the water flow of the Caddo River, through the DeGray Lake Dam to produce eco-friendly, renewable power.