Grafton

Photo: Getty/Scott Olson

Asian Carp Plant Stops Operations in Grafton

The chief executive of a southern Illinois Asian carp processing plant says the facility has ceased operations ahead of a 30-day deadline to stop emitting rotten odors or shut down.

11/18/2014

Stock photo of Mississippi River flooding. Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Towns Hopeful Worst of Flood is Behind Them

Officials in several Mississippi River towns were cautiously optimistic that they’ll soon emerge from this year’s flood with relatively minor damage.

07/10/2014

File photo of State Route 100, the Great River Road, shut down in Alton. (Photo via Grafton Facebook page)

Flooding Shuts Down Highway 100 in Grafton

The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.

07/09/2014

Flooding in Grafton, Illinois April 18, 2013. (Photo: Facebook)

Grafton Mayor: Flooding Not an Issue

Tom Thompson, the mayor of Grafton, says his city is open for business, despite flooding along the Mississippi River.

07/07/2014

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Illinois Hands Out Museum Grants

The Grafton Visitors Center in Jersey County is the only recipient in this region.

06/14/2014

Photo: KMOX file

Grafton Ferry Relaunches After Three Years

After being docked for about three years, the Grafton Ferry is expected to return to the water on Friday.

07/26/2013

Firemen search for missing people in and

Coast Guard Searching Mississippi for Missing Woman

Authorities are continuing their search this evening for a woman who reportedly fell off the Golden Eagle Ferry into the Mississippi River near Grafton around 4 this afternoon.

07/05/2013

The Mississippi River is expected to crest Monday night at 39.8 feet, which is nearly 10 feet above flood stage. (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Mississippi River Crests in Midwest As More Rain Looms

The National Weather Service said the river had crested in the St. Louis area and the Illinois towns of Grafton and Alton further north.

06/06/2013

File photo of State Route 100, the Great River Road, shut down in Alton. (Photo via Grafton Facebook page)

Mississippi River Towns Brace for Major Flooding

Forecasts call for the river to crest Tuesday at 34.5 feet, nearly four feet higher than April’s crest, but lower than earlier predictions.

06/03/2013

Flooding in Grafton, Illinois April 18, 2013. (Photo: Facebook)

Flooding Forces Road Closures In Illinois

Roads in Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Madison, and Randolph Counties affected.

06/01/2013

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