Friday Jul 18
As rivers retreat, roads, ferries back in business
Ferry and vehicle traffic around western Illinois and eastern Missouri is returning to normal now that the rain-swollen Mississippi and Illinois rivers are receding.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Saint Louis Front Page
Governor Jay Nixon Signs New Legislation Benefiting Veterans, Active...
Major Flooding Inundates Communities in Midwest ST. LOUIS, MO, , July 8, 2014 - Along portions of the Mississippi River in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri, water levels have reached or are forecast to reach major flood stage.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Insurance Journal West
Midwest Towns Hope Worst of Flood Is Behind Them
Officials in several Mississippi River towns were cautiously optimistic on July 10 that they'll soon emerge from this year's flood with relatively minor damage.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Rising River Threatens Areas North Of St. Louis
The National Weather Service is forecasting major flooding along stretches of the Mississippi River north of St. Louis early next week.
National Public Radio
Flood Plan Leaves Clarksville, Mo., Residents On Their Own
The city council voted not to pay to build flood walls this year. With the Mississippi River expected to crest on Thursday, residents are hoping the walls they've built themselves will hold.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Mississippi River peaking at trouble spots
ST. LOUIS – Flood problems persist for a few unprotected communities, even as the Mississippi River has started to recede in most places.
Reward offered in death of endangered terns
A reward is being offered for information on the deaths of several Interior least terns found on a small island in the Arkansas River.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mississippi River's rise continues; rainfall lower
The Mississippi River continued its slow rise Tuesday at several Missouri and Illinois towns, but there was reason for optimism after overnight rainfall wasn't as bad as predicted.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Flooding closes 2 Mississippi River bridges
Two Mississippi River bridges closed due to flooding, and with more storms in the forecast, there was growing concern Monday that conditions could worsen in parts of Missouri and Illinois.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Flooding looms for Clarksville againFlooding looms for Clarksville...
CLARKSVILLE, Missouri - The rising waters of the Mississippi are threatening the tiny city of Clarksville again.
State sending inmates to help sandbagging effort
Missouri is beefing up its response to flooding on the Mississippi River by sending 50 Department of Corrections inmates to Clarksville to help with sandbagging in the historic downtown area.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Missouri prison inmates to join sandbagging efforts at Clarksville this weekend
"[A]pproximately 50 Missouri Department of Corrections offenders will arrive in Clarksville on Saturday morning, July 5, to assist with sandbagging efforts in the historic downtown area," said the statement.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Volunteers needed in Clarksville for sandbagging
Volunteers needed in Clarksville for sandbagging Volunteers are needed in Clarksville, MO to help sandbag along the Mississippi River.
Mississippi River Lock Closures Expand, Rail Car Loadings of Grain Decline
High water continues to keep Mississippi River Locks in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, area closed.
The Miami Herald
Corps closing lock and dam amid flooding
Corps spokesman Mike Petersen says Lock and Dam 24 in Clarksville, Missouri, will close to navigation Friday.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
For years, tiny Clarksville has paid for temporary sandbag walls to protect its quaint business district and historic waterfront homes from Mississippi River flooding.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Clarksville leaders not paying for flood protection...
It happens nearly every year: the small Mississippi River town of Clarksville, Missouri gets flooded.