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Canoeists Set New Record in Paddling from Kansas to Missouri

Two Texas men have set a new record in a race by canoeing the Missouri River from Kansas City, Kansas, to St. Charles, Missouri, in 34 hours and 34 minutes.

07/30/2015

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Earth City Business Concerned of Floods Even with 500 Year Flood Plain

Edwardsville’s Gateway Commerce Center, next to the Missouri River in Earth City, Missouri, is built to the 500 year level, even though it’s in a 100 year flood plain.

07/13/2015

Courtesy of LEO

LEO and Labadie Plaintiffs Agree to Landfill Settlement

The settlement resolves all pending lawsuits and requires Ameren to build the landfill at least five feet above the ground surface.

07/09/2015

Important Vote on Coal Waste Near Missouri River Expected This Week

Labadie, Mo. (KMOX) – The years-long battle over how to handle coal ash from a Labadie, Missouri power plant could see another important vote this week. Ameren’s plan to build a storage facility for the tons […]

07/06/2015

Chesterfield Mayor Bob Nations and Weldon Spring Mayor Donald Licklider cut the ribbon on the new Boone Bridge. (Courtesy of the MoDOT - St. Louis Facebook page)

New Bridge in Suburban St. Louis Opens Monday

The new span of the Daniel Boone Bridge will carry eastbound traffic over the Missouri River from St. Charles County into St. Louis County on Interstate 64.

06/25/2015

Flooding file photo (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Flash Flood Forces Evacuation in Crawford County

18 people rescued, 30 others evacuated due to rising Yadkin Creek

06/18/2015

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

Fresh Call for Total Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

A longtime leader of the environmental movement in St. Louis is calling for the total removal of all nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

04/21/2015

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MR340 Paddleboat Race Postponed Due to High Water

The 340-mile long race, which starts in Kansas City and finishes in St. Charles, will now be held August 12-15.

07/08/2014

Photo: Getty/Scott Olson

Asian Carp Demand Still Sluggish

Efforts to get invasive fish out of Missouri, Mississippi rivers & sell them have not been lucrative.

05/25/2014

Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. The diversion flooded about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland and 100 homes in the state. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.  (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Farmers and Business Owners File Suit Over Missouri River

The group is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, claiming the agency mismanaged the Missouri River since 2006 and contributed to major flooding in five states.

03/05/2014

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