river http://kbia.org en Storms boost Midwestern river levels http://kbia.org/post/storms-boost-midwestern-river-levels <p>Some Midwestern rivers that were near record lows are on the verge of flooding after storms dumped up to 3 inches of rain, giving a boost to drought-ravaged waterways. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:41:33 +0000 Associated Press 28091 at http://kbia.org Storms boost Midwestern river levels Missouri River placed on endangered list http://kbia.org/post/missouri-river-placed-endangered-list <p>The nation&rsquo;s longest river has found its way onto America&rsquo;s Most Endangered Rivers list. Wed, 23 May 2012 14:16:05 +0000 Jamie Crockett 14630 at http://kbia.org Missouri River placed on endangered list Northwest Mo. levee districts get grants http://kbia.org/post/northwest-mo-levee-districts-get-grants <p>Six levee, drainage and road districts in northwest Missouri will receive a total of about $1.2 million in community development block grants to help repair damage from flooding along the Missouri River. Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s office said in a release that the six districts are located in Atchison and Holt counties.</p><p>Levee districts applied for the grants to cover either the 20 percent local cost share required under the Army Corps of Engineers&#39; maintenance program, or for the entire cost if the levee district is not part of the Corps&#39; system.</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 22:24:27 +0000 Associated Press 8726 at http://kbia.org Northwest Mo. levee districts get grants Corps inspecting Southeast MO levee daily http://kbia.org/post/corps-inspecting-southeast-mo-levee-daily <p>Inspectors with the Army Corps of Engineers are performing daily inspections of the area where the Birds Point levee was intentionally breached in May. Mon, 30 Jan 2012 22:43:58 +0000 Associated Press 7974 at http://kbia.org Corps inspecting Southeast MO levee daily