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Visitors move in to get a closer look at whats left of the Lewis and Clark statue as the Mississippi River overtakes on the St. Louis Riverfront in St. Louis on April 19, 2013. Officials predict the Mississippi River to crest at 39.4 feet on the St. Louis riverfront on April 23. That is more than nine feet over flood stage. The record crest set back in 1993 was more than 49 feet.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Riverboat Operator Holds Out Hope For Revival

When the Burger King Boat slammed into the Poplar Street Bridge and the minesweeper Inaugural sank in 1993, it marked the beginning of the end for a riverfront lined with restaurants.

08/05/2013

Satellite images of the impact of the 1993 flood on the Missouri-Mississippi River confluence. (earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

20 Years After The Flood, Chesterfield Valley Isn’t Labeled High-Risk

Federal Emergency Management Agency Insurance Specialist Robert Butler says the higher the levees, the lower the premiums.

07/31/2013

Current construction in Chesterfield. Photo via website of Wolfe Properties LLC

Developer Plans $250 Million Chesterfield Development

When asked if the new development would only steal business from elsewhere in west St. Louis County, Wolfe said that isn’t the plan.

05/01/2013

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Outlet Mall Planned for Chesterfield Valley

Development would have 250 tenants

10/06/2011

Don Redman eyes the Missouri River, knocking at his back door

Few Preparing for Possible Flooding on Missouri River Here

Only a few living on the river’s edge appear to take the threat seriously.

06/08/2011