West Alton

Body Found in Mississippi River Downtown IdentifiedAuthorities have identified a man found in the Mississippi River at downtown St. Louis.
Search Continues for Missing West Alton BoaterBoat hit unknown object, dislodging motor
Suspicious Activity Reported in St. Charles CountyAround 10 a.m. Sunday, a little girl was approached by a man in his 30s who told her to "come here." She then ran to a nearby church.
Army Corps: Breached Alton Levee 'Held The Way It Was Supposed To'"It held up to its level of protection and then once it overtopped then the soil couldn't handle the erosive forces of the water," Project Manager Matthew Hunn said.
Nixon Gets Bird's Eye View Of Local Storm Damage; Pledges Disaster AidNearly $1.5 million in tornado, flood damage in St. Charles County alone.
Gov. Nixon To Survey Flooding in West AltonNixon was heading to St. Charles County on Friday for an aerial look at the high water and the condition of levees.
Saturated Levees Creating Unease for Missouri Riverfront TownsThe National Weather Service says there are multiple spots of potential failures along that levee between Portage Des Sioux and West Alton.
Flood Wall Constructed in Alton; Several Roads Still ClosedThe Mississippi at Alton crested yesterday at 34.38 ft. but it will remain high for several days.
New Levee Breach Affecting West AltonThere's been two breaches in the Consolidated North County Levee within 24 hours and water is expected to swamp a wide area by nightfall.
Residents of West Alton Advised to Evacuate Warning sirens blared in West Alton Monday night as 590 residents were advised to evacuate because of a levee breach in northeastern St. Charles County.
Confluence Residents Watch and Wait along Missouri River Levee"Don't let anybody tell you they aren't worried," says one farmer.
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