Mississippi River

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.


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Bridges Reopen as Mississippi River Recedes

Two Mississippi River bridges closed for several days due to flooding are open again as floodwaters continue to recede in areas north of St. Louis.


Stock photo of Mississippi River flooding. Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Towns Hopeful Worst of Flood is Behind Them

Officials in several Mississippi River towns were cautiously optimistic that they’ll soon emerge from this year’s flood with relatively minor damage.


File photo of State Route 100, the Great River Road, shut down in Alton. (Photo via Grafton Facebook page)

Flooding Shuts Down Highway 100 in Grafton

The Illinois Department of Transportation have closed down 100 and set up a detour involving Route 3, Highway 109, and Highway 16.


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

Grafton Mayor: Flooding Not an Issue

Tom Thompson, the mayor of Grafton, says his city is open for business, despite flooding along the Mississippi River.


Photo: KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits

Floods Threaten Upper Mississippi Riverbanks

The call continues to go out for volunteers to help with sandbag work in Louisiana, Missouri.


Photo: (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Prisoners to Assist in Sandbagging Efforts in Clarksville.

Approximately 50 Missouri Department of Corrections offenders will arrive in Clarksville Saturday morning


A 2013 file photo shows volunteers bracing for Mississippi River floodwaters in Clarksville, Mo. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

No $$$ For Sandbags In Clarksville

As Mississippi River swells, some residents are filling old sandbags themselves.


Photo: KMOX

4 Rescued When Towboat Sinks in Mississippi River

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.


File photo of a tugboat. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Towboat Sinks in Mississippi River

A towboat has sunk in the Mississippi River, near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.





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