Army Corps Prepares for Potential Levee TroubleNear the end of the wettest June on record in St. Louis, Hunn is monitoring river levels with a wary eye on some of the lesser levees that protect farms and towns, from St. Charles to Clarksville.
Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of AchievementFour girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.
Read Neil Young’s Passionate Speech Given at a Special GRAMMY Party"I'm kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I'm not really good at either one. It's hurt my records in the past. We're performance-oriented: technical things don't matter that much"
Corps: No Imminent Closure Of The Mississippi RiverSpokesman says they're removing lots of rocks and "muck" to keep barge traffic moving.
Train Engineers Often Deal With Crippling Trauma In Wake Of TragediesTrain crews are placed on leave, offered counseling after fatal crash.
Clock Ticking On Improvements To Metro East LeveesProject begins in June, slated to wrap up in late 2014.
Sediment Clogs Mississippi River Barge TrafficStandstill in both directions at St. Louis.
Army Corps To Hold Meetings On Missouri River PlanCorps could face sharp criticism from those unhappy with management strategy in 2011.
Changes Proposed in Flood Management for Missouri RiverCorps of Engineers would be required to drain upstream reservoirs to handle spring rains.
Missouri River Governors to Meet With Corps of EngineersTopic: River management and record-breaking floods in 2011.
Corps: Flood Threat Along the Missouri River Not Over YetMay through July saw three of the Top 5 months for Missouri River runoff over the last century.
Corps: Flood Threat Moderate...Unless It Rains A Whole LotWith average rainfall flooding will be moderate, but heavy rain could push Missouri River to near-record levels.