Historic Prairie Du Rocher Facing Uncertain FuturePending levee decertification means skyrocketing flood insurance rates as village approaches 300th birthday.
St. Louis-Area Snake Guide: Don't Be AfraidPeople across St. Louis Metro became a little snake jittery when two recent stories surfaced: A Nixa, Mo., man died from venomous snake bites May 27, and more recently, public works department employees in Maryville, Ill., removed four snakes from Drost Park.
Fresh Call for Total Removal of Nuclear Waste in BridgetonA 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.
Flooding Preps Underway for St. LouisSoon a cold and snowy winter will give way to a wet spring that could bring with it flood-level river waters.
Corps: The Mighty Mississippi River Will Not ShutdownCorps officials announced over the weekend that expedited work to remove rocks near Thebes Illinois will keep that critical 9-foot channel open.
Drought Exposes Quicksand Along Mississippi River, Missouri RiverEarlier this month, an 11-year-old girl had to be rescued after sand swallowed her up to her waist
Protest Letter Brings Halt to Birds Point RepairsThe corps said it received the letter a week ago protesting the contract to reconstruct the levee.
New Corps Leader Confident of Levee ImprovementsSays partnership will help expedite permitting process
Levee Decertification Has Hurt Region's EconomyOfficials: Untold number of jobs lost because of flood insurance rate fears
Vote To Delay Flood Maps "Good News", But Challenges RemainOfficials say upgrades should be completed in time, if Corps cooperates
McCaskill: Corps' Letters to Flood Victims Bad TimingThe letters were intended to gauge landowners’ interest in selling all or part of their land to the federal government.
Corps Says It Is Expediting Levee Upgrade ProcessFlood Prevention Council doubts Corps commitment to expedite permitting process.

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