Historic Prairie Du Rocher Facing Uncertain FuturePending levee decertification means skyrocketing flood insurance rates as village approaches 300th birthday.
290-Year-Old Town in Illinois May Not Get to 300FEMA may be the one to give Prairie du Rocher a death sentence if the town can't pull together $62,000.
Illinois' Oldest Town Turns To "GoFundMe" To Fund Levee UpgradesPrairie du Rocher needs $62,000 to fund levee survey.
Wash U Prof: Levees May Have Made Flooding WorseWash U professor Bob Criss says while the rain was extreme, the Mississippi River should have been able to handle it.
19 Levees in Illinois, Missouri Monitored For FloodingAt least 18 deaths over several days in Missouri and Illinois were blamed on flooding.
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.
Flooding Preps Underway for St. LouisSoon a cold and snowy winter will give way to a wet spring that could bring with it flood-level river waters.
Illinois EPA Decision Expected Soon On Levee RepairsThe public comment period expires Monday for repairs on 74 miles of flood protection levees in Madison, Monroe and Saint Clair counties.
FEMA Responds To Concerns About Expensive Levee InspectionsTwo metro east villages are looking for ways to pay for mandated inspections
Village Facing Financial Crisis Over Mandated Levee InspectionFEMA mandates inspection could cost village $1 million
Clock Ticking On Improvements To Metro East LeveesProject begins in June, slated to wrap up in late 2014.
New Corps Leader Confident of Levee ImprovementsSays partnership will help expedite permitting process