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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

Ambulance 4, Getty Images, photo by Chronis Jons

Construction Worker Injured on Missouri River

A worker was seriously injured Wednesday morning when his boat was struck by an oncoming barge on the Missouri River.

10/23/2013

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Woman Found Dead in Missouri River

Authorities are investigating after a woman’s body was found in the Missouri River at St. Charles.

09/05/2013

Missouri State Penitentiary

Mo. State Penitentiary Featured on Ghost TV Show

The film crew re-enacted the 1954 prison riot and a double-execution conducted at the prison. It also focused on the gas chamber and the housing unit that had held death row.

09/03/2013

Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Body Found in Missouri River in Jeff City

Authorities are investigating after a body was found in the Missouri River in Jefferson City.

08/24/2013

Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Public Hearing Scheduled For Ameren’s Landfill Request

A public hearing has been scheduled in regards to Ameren’s request for a coal ash landfill.

06/15/2013

A half mile of asphalt road on Columbia Bottom Conservation Area is shown devastated by recent flooding when the area’s Missouri River levee was breached last week.  Except for the visitor center, Columbia Bottom is closed until further notice.

Columbia Bottom Took On Extensive Flood Damage

The Columbia Bottom area is left severely damaged after a levee breach cause by recent flooding.

06/13/2013

File photo of barge on Mississippi River.

Sequestration Cuts Shut Down 3 Area Stream Gauges

The National Streamflow Information Program says losing these river level monitors presents a potential threat to public safety.

06/12/2013

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