AGENCY, Mo. — Like many others in the area, Brian Staggs has grown weary of flooding.
With floodwaters on the decline, officials are about to turn their attention to evaluating damage to structures in southern Buchanan County.
The pallid sturgeon eats by swimming on its belly along the Missouri and lower Mississippi Rivers. It has been doing this since the dinosaurs walked the Earth.
RUSHVILLE, Mo. — Sunday proved to be time for yet another vital mission of helping motorists safely maneuver around Buchanan County’s flood zones.
The Colony House is closed due to flood damage and will remain so for between seven and 10 days.
Just a couple of months ago, it was the Missouri River that wreaked havoc on the St. Joseph area, causing damage and numerous other headaches.
On Wednesday the St. Jo Frontier Casino was forced to shut down as the Missouri River continues to rise.
Public safety crews were involved in two emergency water rescues Thursday on the east side of St. Joseph as record flooding increased throughout the area.
A rapidly deteriorating situation on Northwest Missouri rivers forced officials to order the closing of Interstate 29 for the second time in two days and to upgrade an evacuation in Craig to mandatory.
U.S. Highway 59 closed in Atchison County, Missouri as communities braced Tuesday for more rainfall and water coming down the Missouri River.
MOSBY, Mo. — The residents of this small riverside town have become accustomed to watching floods swamp their streets, transform their homes into islands and ruin their floors and furniture.
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.
Heavy rainfall could cause additional flooding in areas along the Missouri River, where levees sustained heavy damage in March.
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…
Police issued a warning after flood waters forced the closing of one road in Chillicothe, Missouri.
HAMBURG, Iowa — Driving along a deeply rutted levee, Heath Smith points to a basketball, picnic basket and pink Big Wheel.
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.
The Missouri River levels in many locations is back on the rise this week and causing problems throughout the area.
Those who lost many of their possessions in this spring’s flooding are being offered a little help from a local business.
Interstate 29 has reopened north of St. Joseph and through to Iowa, according to officials with the Missouri and Iowa transportation departments.
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.
Northwest Missouri roads and bridges heavily damaged in the March flood are starting to see emergency repairs and debris removal.
Continued bouts of heavy rain Tuesday are causing city and county crews to stay on guard for the potential for roads to be inundated by water.
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.
The St. Jo Frontier Casino is getting ready to reopen on Saturday, April 20.
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.
The city of St. Joseph is continuing to assess flood damage and has been reporting spending to the State Emergency Management Agency.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discussed the likelihood of flooding for the remainder of the summer.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri's top Senate budgeter wants to set aside $8 million for flood recovery and prevention next year.
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.
As tax deadline draws near, one congressman is asking for a reprieve in areas affected by severe flooding.
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.
ROCK PORT, Mo. — Flood-stricken residents of Atchison and Holt counties came in from the rain Thursday for a rejuvenating break designed to help return their lives back to normal.
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.
The river levels continued to drop in the St. Joseph area on Monday, but the signs of damage done by the floodwaters were beginning to show.
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.
Releases from an upstream dam increased Monday as Northwest Missouri begins assessing damage from last week’s Missouri River flooding.
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…
As the Missouri River continued to fall throughout the weekend, those who had to leave their homes and businesses during evacuations were able to return.
Officials sounded the alarms Thursday evening in Elwood, Kansas Thursday evening.
The St. Joseph School District hosted a free meal at Benton High School for anyone affected by recent flooding in the region.
The City of St. Joseph lifted the evacuation order for South Side neighborhoods Saturday morning.
Friday quickly turned hectic for residents of South St. Joseph and the Lake Contrary area as emergency crews went door to door and sounded sirens to alert them of possible flooding.