Mississippi River

Gateway Arch (Credit, Meghan Ross)

Updated Construction Schedule Released for CityArchRiver Project

Partner organizations coordinating the CityArchRiver project released an updated construction schedule outlining tentative dates for the start and completion of remaining project components.

09/19/2014

File photo of the Mississippi river. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Tow Boat Sinks in Mississippi River Overnight

The “Maverick” was carrying an estimated 3500 gallons of diesel fuel and an unknown amount of lube oil.

09/18/2014

Photo Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr/Save the Delta Queen

Historic Delta Queen Steamboat Could Return to Mississippi River

The man leading that effort, Cornel Martin, is in town today trying to drum up the nearly $10 million needed to make it happen.

09/11/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Stan Span a Finalist in National Transportation Awards Competition

The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. Louis has been selected as one of 10 national finalists in the 2014 America’s Transportation Awards competition.

09/09/2014

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Body Found Near Mississippi River at St. Louis

Police say their homicide unit is investigating

08/31/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn makes his remarks as former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (L) current Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Vice President Joe Biden listen in while touring the America’s Central Port in Granite City, Illinois on February 19, 2014. The group was on hand to mark the 5th anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and highlight the importance of investment in infrastructure to create jobs and drive the economy forward.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

America’s Central Port Expanding

Illinois Gov. Quinn signs bill into law, helping Metro-East district

08/03/2014

David Brangenberg (photo: St. Peters Police)

Missing St. Peters Man Found in Mississippi River

Forty-seven-year old David Brangenberg’s body was found Saturday by St. Louis Firefighters.

07/21/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Body Found in Mississippi River Downtown

A man’s body was first spotted by a tug boat crew near the Eads Bridge

07/19/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Floodwaters Continue to Recede

The river rose sharply in late June and early July due to heavy rains in the upper Midwest.

07/15/2014

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