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Weather
5:41 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Rising River Threatens Areas North Of St. Louis

Flooding near Clarksville in 2008

Originally published on Thu July 3, 2014 4:43 pm

The National Weather Service is forecasting major flooding along stretches of the Mississippi River north of St. Louis early next week. A map on its site is regularly updated with river stages.

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Business
8:12 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Army Corps plans release of water on Missouri River

Credit KBIA

After weeks of lobbying, the Army Corps of Engineers now plans to release extra water from reservoirs upstream on the Missouri River. But the releases are not for the benefit of downstream navigation on the Mississippi.

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Science, Health and Technology
8:28 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Army Corps adding water to Mississippi River to aid barge traffic

Abbie Fentress Swanson/Harvest Public Media

Amid strong concerns about the declining level of the already low Mississippi River, the Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from an Illinois lake to add to the flow of the Mississippi.

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Agriculture
11:37 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Public comment period ending for Army Corp project near Arrow Rock

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the public comment period is ending for the Jameson Island project near Arrow Rock – the project is intended to improve Missouri River wildlife habitat at a site in central Missouri. The public comment period ends Saturday.

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PM Newscasts
5:18 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Newscast for March 30, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • A lawsuit between southeast Missouri farmers and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • A battery acid leak affecting Columbia Police Department and Joint Operations
  • Missouri Gaming Commission new rule regarding casino exclusion list
  • More corn planted this year since end of Great Depression
  • State Auditor Schweich releases report about misuse of federal funds
Agriculture
3:24 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Farmers lawsuit against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in limbo

Kansas City District flickr

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit by more than 140 southeast Missouri farmers over damage caused by last year's intentional breach of a levee at the height of spring flooding.

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