A Mississippi River ferry
service connecting northeast Iowa with southwest Wisconsin
has closed for the season.
The Pride of Cassville Car
Ferry service posted Tuesday on its Facebook page that it
was closing because of the continued high water. The
Telegraph Herald reports that the ferry usually ends the
service in late October.
The ferry runs from
Cassville, Wisconsin, to a landing east of Millville,
It was a short season for
the ferry. It didn't open until June 28, about two months
past its normal opening in early May, and the high water
frequently interrupted service.
Heavier than normal
snowmelt in the late winter and frequent and heavy rains
through the spring led to flooding
that approached record levels in several towns along the