AmeriCorps http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Rising Mississippi Prompts Sandbagging And Road Closures http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rising-mississippi-prompts-sandbagging-and-road-closures <p>Flooding on the Mississippi River continues to make its way south from Iowa, putting towns from Quincy to Grafton on alert.</p><p>With historic buildings, a post office and a dozen homes all in the path of the flood, Clarksville, Mo., 75 miles north of St. Louis, has more to lose than most.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:44:55 +0000 Camille Phillips 37817 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rising Mississippi Prompts Sandbagging And Road Closures Martin Luther King Day of Service events to be held Monday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/martin-luther-king-day-service-events-be-held-monday <p>For some, <a href="http://mlkday.gov/index.php">Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day will be a day of service </a>rather than a day off.</p><p>More than 400 volunteers are expected to take part in projects organized by <a href="http://www.americorps-stl.org/">AmeriCorps St. Louis</a> and the <a href="http://stlouis.missouri.org/">City of St. Louis</a>.</p><p>Brittany Ledbetter with AmeriCorps says they're hoping to foster volunteerism that will help the community long-term.</p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 23:05:52 +0000 Maria Altman 320 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Martin Luther King Day of Service events to be held Monday