As Mississippi River swells, some residents are filling old sandbags themselves.
The Coast Guard reopened the river between Lock and Dam 27 and the Eads Bridge last night, about nine hours after the Jim Marko went down.
A towboat has sunk in the Mississippi River, near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.
The Alton Fire Department rescue boat is on the scene near the Conoco Phillips facility, south of the Lock and Dam.
Efforts to get invasive fish out of Missouri, Mississippi rivers & sell them have not been lucrative.
St. Louis and dozens of other cities along the river are supporting a plan to let barges carry shipping containers.
The Mississippi River is flooding in several towns north of St. Louis as a result of recent rains, and the high water will apparently stick around for several days.
Francis Slay joined several others in push for increase in commercial barge shipping on Mississippi.
St. Louis riverfront statue being relocated to higher ground
Policyholders who have long-enjoyed subsidized rates under the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program will see premiums rise steadily in the coming years.