KXCV http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Levee damage changes management plan for Missouri River http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/levee-damage-changes-management-plan-missouri-river <p><em>Reporting from KXCV&#39;s Kirk Wayman also used in this report.</em></p><p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it&#39;s unlikely that all the levees damaged by <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/term/missouri-river-flooding-2011">record flooding along the Missouri River last summer</a> will be repaired by spring - and that&#39;s changing the way the Corps manages the river.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 21:59:50 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & KXCV 2811 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Levee damage changes management plan for Missouri River Three children of Mo. lt. gov. candidate Montee arrested http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/three-children-mo-lt-gov-candidate-montee-arrested <p><em>Reporting from KXCV&#39;s Kirk Wayman used in this report. </em></p><p>Three children of Democratic Missouri lieutenant governor candidate Susan Montee have been arrested. One also works for the campaign.</p><p>Montee&rsquo;s daughter and two sons all face municipal charges in St. Joseph after police there broke up a bar fight at about 1:15 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving.</p><p>St. Joseph police captain Kevin Castle says 25-year-old Amanda, 23-year-old Andrew, and 22-year-old Austin were among about 30 people involved in the disturbance which spilled out into the street.</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 22:10:56 +0000 KXCV 2558 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Three children of Mo. lt. gov. candidate Montee arrested Communities affected by flooded Missouri River requesting vaccinations http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/communities-affected-flooded-missouri-river-requesting-vaccinations <p><em>Reporting by KXCV&#39;s Kirk Wayman used in this report.</em></p><p>Several communities up and down the swollen Missouri River are not only requesting sandbags, but vaccinations as well.</p><p>In extreme Northwest Missouri, Atchison County deputy emergency manager Mark Manchester said his office has given about 50 workers tetanus shots during the flood fight.</p> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 21:36:31 +0000 KXCV 1555 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Communities affected by flooded Missouri River requesting vaccinations More water could be released from South Dakota dam into Mo. River http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/more-water-could-be-released-south-dakota-dam-mo-river <p><strong>Updated 8:55 with information about another levee breach:</strong></p><p>The flooding has breached another levee in northwest Missouri, forcing the evacuation of the Holt County <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Craig,+MO&amp;hl=en&amp;ll=40.194872,-95.370941&amp;spn=0.128764,0.302124&amp;sll=38.647765,-90.277818&amp;sspn=0.008228,0.018883&amp;t=h&amp;z=12">town of Craig.</a></p><p>Emergency officials in Holt County say the flooding Missouri River breached a levee along the Big Tarkio River around 2 p.m. Monday, and another nearby levee is being overtopped.</p><p>Residents of Craig have until noon to leave their homes. Emergency sandbagging operations are ongoing.</p><p><em>Our earlier story:</em></p><p>The amount of water being released from a South Dakota dam into the Missouri River could increase, if a weather system currently over the river&rsquo;s upper basin dumps more rain.</p><p>That&rsquo;s the warning given today by Brigadier General John McMahon of the <a href="http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/">U.S. Army Corps of Engineers </a>during a visit to Jefferson City. Mon, 20 Jun 2011 22:38:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin & KXCV 1464 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org More water could be released from South Dakota dam into Mo. River Morning headlines: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-june-7-2011 <p><strong>Small Earthquake Felt in St. Louis</strong></p><p>A light earthquake shook parts of Missouri and souther Illinois early this morning. <a href="http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/Quakes/usc00041ic.php">The United States Geological Service </a>says the 4.2 magnitude earthquake was centered about 14 miles east of Sullivan in Franklin County. Sullivan is about 50 miles southwest of St. Louis.</p><p>The earthquake, which was 3.2 miles deep hit about 3:10 a.m. The USGS says the temblor was felt as far west as Columbia, Mo., and as far east as Carbondale, Ill.</p> Tue, 07 Jun 2011 14:28:04 +0000 Julie Bierach & KXCV 1376 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Missouri National Guard preparing for state-wide Missouri River flooding http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-national-guard-preparing-state-wide-missouri-river-flooding <p><em>Reporting from KXCV&#39;s Kirk Wayman was used in this report.</em></p><p>The Missouri National Guard is now involved in flood preparations along the Missouri River, which is expected to overflow levees at points across the state for at least the next month.</p><p>The Army Corps of Engineers has <a href="http://www.argusleader.com/article/20110530/NEWS/105300305/Pierre-downstream-cities-brace-river-s-wrath">scheduled a series of releases in South Dakota</a> starting this &nbsp;week that will bring water flows into the Missouri River up to twice the amount of previous releases.</p> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 21:06:04 +0000 KXCV 1353 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri National Guard preparing for state-wide Missouri River flooding