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August 20, 2019 - 9:28 am
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOX) updated Tuesday a.m.— Another delay for the start of classes for the Granite City District 9 Schools. As KMOX first reported, the delay has nothing to do with the flooding from last week. Superintendent James Greenwald tells us "additional environmental testing" will...
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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
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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June 2019 flooding along Mississippi River in Grafton, Illinois
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July 16, 2019 - 10:25 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is urging residents to report flood damage to their county’s emergency management agencies. He says such action will increase the likelihood the state will qualify for federal disaster aid. According to the governor’s office, the state can qualify...
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Flooding in Portage des Sioux
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Alex Degman
July 14, 2019 - 5:30 pm
ST. CHARLES (KMOX) -- FEMA crews are out this week in St. Charles, Lincoln and Pike counties talking to residents affected by flooding. Disaster survivor assistance teams are going door to door looking for people who've experienced flood damage. "We want to speak with people face to face to learn...
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Brian Kelly
July 11, 2019 - 8:45 am
WASHINGTON D.C. (KMOX) - Are efforts to save a couple of species of endangered birds and a large primitive fish contributing to the more frequent and destructive flooding along the Missouri River? The head of the Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association Tom Waters says, that's exactly what...
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July 10, 2019 - 4:16 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials say widespread flooding has cost an estimated $29 million in damages to roads and bridges, and dozens of other sites haven’t even been evaluated yet. Missouri Department of Transportation records presented during a Wednesday commission meeting show the...
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WEST ALTON, MISSOURI- JUNE 01: Floodwater from the Mississippi River rises up around homes on June 1, 2019 in West Alton, Illinois. The middle-section of the country has been experiencing major flooding since mid-March especially along the Missouri, Arkansas, and Mississippi Rivers. Towns along the Mississippi River have been experiencing the longest stretch of major flooding from the river in nearly a century. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
July 10, 2019 - 9:01 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — It's going to take up to $50 million to repair local levees on the Mississippi River after near historic flooding this year, that's just a drop in the bucket compared to what it's going to take to repair the levee systems along the Missouri River west of St. Louis and the...
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