Stories tagged: Mississippi River
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
The river that drains much of the flood-soaked United States is still running higher than normal, menacing New Orleans in multiple ways just as the hurricane season intensifies.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
The swollen Mississippi River and its tributaries were receding in many flood-ravaged communities on Monday, but concerns remained high because of the threat of heavy rain over the next few …
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:44 p.m.
The window of the Bee Naturals bath-and-body shop offers a view out of a Mark Twain novel: The sprawling Mississippi River at one of its widest points lapping against a …