ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation says two bridges over the Mississippi River at St. Louis have reopened after being struck by a barge trying to navigate the rain-swollen river.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Coast Guard has closed down a stretch of the Mississippi River near St. Louis to recreational boats because of the waterway’s high levels.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is starting to go down in most places, but flood problems persist for a few unprotected communities.
UTICA, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Conservation Police officers issued 23 citations to hikers who ventured into restricted areas at Starved Rock State Park during the holiday weekend.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is continuing its slow rise at several Missouri and Illinois towns, but there is reason for optimism after overnight rainfall wasn’t as bad as predicted.
Populated areas along the rivers in western Illinois are still working to prevent flooding in the area.
JOY, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week that most of Illinois’ corn crop is in great shape. But some farmers in western and central Illinois suffered extensive damage from storms on Monday.
The heavy storms that came through the area in June have left many counties along the Mississippi river in limbo waiting to see if the river will breech any levees.
CHICAGO (AP) — The National Weather Service is reporting two tornadoes touched down in Illinois when a storm that dumped heavy rain swept across the state.
The month of June is behind us, and likely not a moment too soon thanks to all the weather yesterday that ended the month.