Prairie Du Rocher
Brian Kelly
August 08, 2020 - 8:23 am
The historic village of Prairie Du Rocher, Il is hoping a national park designation will help it pay for levee repairs so it can celebrate its 300th birthday.
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Maria Keena
October 03, 2019 - 9:21 am
GRAFTON, Ill. (KMOX) — Frustration in Grafton, Illinois after the mayor is told, there's no federal assistance coming for individual residents and businesses. Mayor Rick Eberlin has appealed the decision but tells KMOX's Maria Keena there are residents and businesses still displaced by the flooding...
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Maria Keena
August 20, 2019 - 9:28 am
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOX) updated Thursday a.m.— Granite City District 9 Schools announced Thursday, all pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students will begin classes on Monday, Aug. 26, but Superintendent James Greenwald does not expect the Granite City High School to open until after Monday...
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Southern Illinois flooding
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August 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
PRAIRIE DU ROCHER, Ill. (AP) — The fate of a Mississippi River levee that’s awaiting a decision on federal accreditation could put a southern Illinois village at risk of destructive flooding, the village president says. If the levee in Prairie du Rocher loses Federal Emergency Management Agency...
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Flooding in basement of Crestwood City Hall on August 10, 2019
Crestwood Mayor Grant Mabie Facebook photo
Brad Choat
August 10, 2019 - 7:25 pm
Pipe break caused 8 to 12 inches of standing water in basement
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(Megan Lynch/KMOX)
Megan Lynch
August 07, 2019 - 2:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Now that the Mississippi River is returning to normal levels, plans to enhance the St. Louis riverfront experience can launch. The spring, the Gateway Arch Partnership had lined up a variety of businesses to set up shop on Lenore K. Sullivan Boulevard for the season. Anne Milford...
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Alton, Illinois flooding
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July 29, 2019 - 12:56 pm
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Weather officials say the Mississippi River has fallen below flood stage in two badly-affected southwestern Illinois cities for the first time in months. The National Weather Service’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services says the river measured below flood stage in Alton and...
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