The Missouri River is once again on the rise in St. Joseph. After several months of prolonged flooding, the swollen river looks to remain high following recent heavy rainfall, leaving levees strained and officials on high alert.

Jack Rodkey has been through three floods while living in Lewis and Clark Village. In March, heavy rains and water from the Missouri River pushed past the shores of Sugar Lake and into the small town.

Twenty days following the beseechment of Gov. Mike Parson on behalf of the Missouri people, President Donald Trump approved a request for federal public aid to 13 flood-affected counties, though individual federal aid had yet to be approved for those who lost their homes, farms and other res…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rain swamping the nation’s midsection forced people from their homes in Kansas, stranded dozens of Texas children at school overnight and strained levees along the surging Mississippi River in Illinois, Missouri and elsewhere Wednesday prompting yet more flash flood concerns.

ST. LOUIS — The latest round of Midwestern flooding claimed at least four lives, closed hundreds of roads and forced residents of river towns to shore up threatened levees with sandbags as waters rose to and near record levels in some communities.

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Heritage Park Softball Complex is in need of volunteers for debris cleanup before they can open for this year’s softball season and tournaments that they will have as the summer goes on.

Holt County Commissioner Carla Markt pointed out the unamusing irony of the Army Corps of Engineers slanting its Missouri River management to the protection of endangered wildlife.

GLENWOOD, Iowa — The federal agency that manages dams along the Missouri River received stern criticism from several U.S. senators Wednesday during a hearing held in Iowa to examine the massive spring flooding this year that caused more than $3 billion in damage in the Midwest.

OMAHA, Neb. — This spring's massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while devastating communities and causing more than $3 billion in damage.

For many flood victims in Northwest Missouri, finding the right resources can be a struggle in itself. That’s why this week the Red Cross has hosted several Multi-Agency Resource Centers to lead them in the right direction.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Three Midwestern Republican governors of states ravaged by recent flooding are demanding more authority over management of the Missouri River system.

The Missouri River is prone to flooding. That was the case in the days of Joseph Robidoux, the founder of St. Joseph, and it's still the case today. But for a time it may have been easier to prevent, and there’s a reason for that.

Platte County, Missouri, authorities announced Friday afternoon that they were investigating the death of a 61-year-old white male in the Bean Lake vicinity.

ATCHISON, Kan. — Sen.Jerry Moran has conducted extensive surveys of damage linked to Missouri River flooding in Kansas and in the whole region, and says he’s heard one consistent complaint.

RUSHVILLE, Mo. — Buchanan County fields that typically feature row upon row of soybeans and corn is now sodden with floodwaters, forcing farmers into an undesirable waiting game.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In response to flooding and the state of emergency declared by Gov. Mike Parson, the Missouri Department of Transportation will allow heavier-than-normal truckloads of rock, sand and gravel to travel over Missouri highways.

Although it has been able to close shelters in St. Joseph and Troy, Kansas, the Northwest Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross continues to offer a spot for those displaced by flooding in Mound City, Missouri.

As record highs reached by the Missouri River begin to slowly recede from its peak of 32.2 feet, the conditions of streets, highways and county roads impacted by flooding are being closely monitored as the Missouri Department of Transportation and authorities look to make transportation rout…

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