Lance Lecomb

River Des Peres file photo

‘Chelsea the Chomper’ Digging Tunnels Beneath River Des Peres

Chelsea is a 150-ton boring machine that’s creating tunnels beneath the River Des Peres for the Metropolitan Sewer District.



TIAM Weekend: Greg Echele, Lance Lecomb

Our KMOX Voice of Caring partner for January is the Family Research Center. CEO Greg Echele tells Brian and Maria all about it. Lots of rain this weekend prompts concerns about local flooding from MSD. […]


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mark Reardon: How Safe Is St. Louis?

A new video just released by four regional civic organizations calls out misleading crime rankings and says crime in the City of St. Louis continues to decrease. They say crime has actually decreased by 46% since 2006. Melissa Kelley is with the Downtown Partnership.



Work Continues at Sewage Spill Near Creve Coeur Park

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District spokesman Lance LeComb wants walkers and bikers to stay out of the area until the main is repaired.


A stock photo of a sewer drain, via CBS News.

Waste Water Officials Warn About Wet Wipes

A Portland Water System study found the wipes are a cause of many sewer pipe clogs. MSD spokesman Lance LeComb says only human waste and toilet paper should be flushed down.


KMOX program director Steve Moore receives the station's 2012 Community Leadership Award from the local charity Heat Up-Cool Down St. Louis on June 28, 2013 (Brad Choat/KMOX)

Cool Down St. Louis Gears Up

Energy assistance charity volunteers celebrate past year and prepare for upcoming heatwaves.


St. Louis County Council (KMOX/Michael Calhoun/File)

St. Louis County Makes $2 Million Tax Error

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District surcharge missed on some tax bills



MSD Faces Criticism Over No-Bid Contracts

Tom Sullivan says it isn’t right that consulting contracts went to Burns and McDonnell, whose St. Louis office was run for many years by MSD Chairman Robert Berry.



Total Information PM: Emerald Ash Borers, Rock of Ages Event, Big Bond Approval, Golf Tournament

The Emerald Ash Borer, an exotic beetle, has started to make a home in St. Louis trees. Chris Hartley, an entomologist for the Missouri Botanical Garden, joins Mark to explain. Wehrenberg Theatre spokeswoman Kelly Hoskins […]


Romney And Cain Address Defending American Dream Summit

Mark Reardon: Tobacco tax, “The Tyranny of Cliches,” Proposition Y

Missouri voters will get to decide on a hike on tobacco taxes, and Misty Snodgrass of the American Cancer Society joins Mark to explain the ballot. Author Jonah Goldberg discusses his book, “The Tyranny of […]

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