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River Below Flood Stage In Sight At Last

  The Missouri River has fallen below 18 feet in Saint Joseph and is headed for 17 feet by the …Read More

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Gavins Point Releases Ahead of Schedule

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday that it expects reservoir releases out of Gavins Point Dam to reach …Read More

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Congressman Sam Graves

Congressman Wants Corps to Change Course

  Northwest Missouri Congressman Sam Graves wants to clarify the mission of the Corps of Engineers to reduce the chances …Read More

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Today’s the Deadline to Apply for Disaster Unemployment

Today is the deadline to apply for disaster unemployment assistance because of flooding in Northwest Missouri. It’s for residents whose …Read More

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Missouri River flooding in Buchanan County in 2011

Repairs start on bridge to Atchison

  Repairs have started on the bridge between Buchanan County and Atchison, Kansas. The Amelia Earhart Bridge was closed by …Read More

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Repairs Begin On Flooded Highways

Motorists in northwest Missouri may be traveling a little easier in the coming weeks as the Missouri Department of Transportation …Read More

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Flooding near City Yards July 3

River continues its welcome fall

The Missouri River continues its rapid retreat. It fell below 21 feet in Saint Joseph Saturday night and dropped below …Read More

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Below Moderate Flood Stage; River Open For Navigation At St Joe

The Missouri River over the weekend fell below “moderate flood stage” at St Joseph. According to readings by the U.S. …Read More

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Retreating River falls below 23 feet

    The Missouri River in Saint Joseph has dropped below 23 feet and is headed for slightly over 22 …Read More

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The Corps is planning to reduce releases from the Gavins Point Dam

River Levels To “Normal” By Mid-October

The Army Corps of Engineers offered some good news Thursday as the Missouri River floodfight winds down. John Bertino of …Read More

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Saint Joseph Mayor Bill Falkner

Back to normal for city workers as flooding eases

  City employees in Saint Joseph are gradually returning to normal duties after nearly three months of fighting the flood. …Read More

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Missouri River flooding in Buchanan County in 2011

Flooding in NW MO worse than 1993 –US Fish and Wildlife Service

  The US Fish and Wildlife Service says this is the worst flood in Northwest Missouri since 1952. Engineer Rick …Read More

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Governor Jay Nixon

Governor checks flooding in Northwest Missouri

  Governor Nixon will tour flood damage in Northwest Missouri this morning. He is scheduled to meet with municipal officials …Read More

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Cynthia Cowell of the Small Business Administration and Patrica Whitt of the Federal Emergency Management Agency

Disaster Recovery Center opens in Saint Joseph

  FEMA is opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Saint Joseph this afternoon. At 1 o’clock the center at 4950 …Read More

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Graves Plans Flood Meetings In Atchison, Holt Counties

U.S. Congressman Sam Graves announced Friday that he has organized meetings between federal officials and constituents who have been affected …Read More

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(NEW) Communications Restored In Watson/Hamburg

Internet, telephone, cable, cellular and 911 emergency service was restored to the Watson/Hamburg area late Friday. Atchison County Emergency Management …Read More

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State Senator Kurt Schaefer of Columbia

Sue the Feds! –State Senator Kurt Schaefer

  A State Senator wants to do what many Northwest Missouri residents have demanded: sue the federal government for flood …Read More

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Gaming Commission gets St Jo Frontier Casino Update

Flood damage to the Saint Jo Frontier Casino was one of the topics at a meeting Wednesday of the Missouri …Read More

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Standing Water In Elwood

Blue-Green Algae Found In Standing Floodwaters Of Doniphan County

Health officials are reminding residents and others in Doniphan County, Kansas to avoid any contact with floodwater. Standing, stagnant floodwater …Read More

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Federal agencies searching for residents with flood losses

  Federal officials are worried that only about 300 Northwest Missouri flood victims have registered for disaster assistance. Cynthia Cowell …Read More

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A Different Kind Of Flood Fight Inside The Levee

The Missouri River is once again dropping below major flood stage in our area. But officials in Elwood say it …Read More

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Riverside School District

Riverside Schools Moving Gear Back To Elwood

The Riverside School District (USD 114 in Elwood/Wathena)could use your help Monday morning. They’re returning equipment, fixtures and furnishings back …Read More

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