(KMOX/Mark Reardon)

MSD Looks Ahead to Next Big Rain

“No system could’ve handled Tuesday’s rain,” says Lance LaComb, spokesman for the Metropolitan Sewer District.


Storm Damage in St. Charles County on June 1, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Charles County Hoping for Federal Aid After Disaster

St. Charles County is hoping for federal disaster money to help cover costs left over from recent flooding and tornadoes.


Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Work Continues on Birds Point Levee

The corps halted its floodway repairs in December after spending $20 million to shore up the levee to 55 feet of flood protection at each of the blasting spots.


Flood, Missouri River

Missouri and Utah Get Largest Share of Disaster Money

Together taking in $109 million, or more than one-third of the $308 million in aid from Department of Agriculture.



Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Trooper

Trooper Fred Guthrie Jr., who has not been seen since Aug. 1, when he and his patrol dog, Reed, apparently were swept away by the flooding Missouri River in Holt County.


Flood, Missouri River

Deadline for Flood Claims is Thursday

The federal government is warning those who suffered losses from Missouri River flooding this summer that deadlines to file insurance claims are approaching.


Big Oak 2

Big Oak Tree State Park Reopens

The park was covered with 16 feet of water after the Corps of Engineers blasted holes in the Birds Point levee.


Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Budget Director Grilled Over Disaster Funds

Rep. Ryan Silvey claims Nixon’s actions were unconstitutional.



Trooper Fred Guthrie Remembered

Fred Guthrie and his K-9 partner, Reed, disappeared Aug. 1 in Holt County while serving flood duty. Reed’s body was recovered the next day. The effort to find Guthrie’s body is



Missing Trooper Search Scaled Back

The search for Missouri Highway Patrol trooper Fred Guthrie’s body began Aug. 1 after he and his patrol dog disappeared while patrolling flooded land near Big Lake. .