Grafton

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

Flooding continues on St. Louis riverfront

Flood Warning Issued For St. Louis Area

At noon Thursday the Mississippi at St. Louis was 28.1 ft., less than two feet below the 30 ft. flood stage. By Saturday morning the river is expected to rise near 32.5 ft.

05/30/2013

Photo: KMOX

Man Killed in Jersey County Motorcycle Crash

Illinois State Police identify the victim as 70-year-old John Snider of Grafton.

05/12/2013

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

Grafton Ferry Reopening Delayed By Flooding

The mayor of Grafton, Illinois had big plans for Sunday, May 19. That is when the Grafton Ferry was due to reopen after a two-year “dry-dock.”

04/29/2013

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

As The River Recedes, Grafton’s Mayor Says The City Fared Well

“If you live in Grafton, you know the benefits of living here far outweigh the nuisance of a flood every so many years.”

04/26/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

More Rain, Snow Could Lead to More Flooding

Some towns in the stretch of river from Quincy, Ill., to Grafton, Ill., reached 10-12 feet above flood stage.

04/22/2013

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

Metro East River Towns Brace For Flooding

While access to the Great River Road will be limited in the days to come, that doesn’t mean you are cut off from river towns such as Grafton.

04/22/2013

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

Flood-Prone Grafton Seeing River Levels Rise Again

Flood stage in Grafton is 18 feet, but the National Weather Service says expects the Mississippi River to crest at 30.5 feet.

04/19/2013

Asian Carp

Construction to Begin on Asian Carp Processing Plant in Grafton

“We think that is the ultimate solution to diminish the numbers of the carp,” Thompson said. “We’re never going to eradicate them.”

02/14/2013

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