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2 largest US rivers top new listing of endangered waterways

The nation’s two largest rivers top a new listing of the most endangered waterways, according to a report released Tuesday. The Washington, D.C.-based conservation organization American Rivers released its list of the 10 most endangered rivers in the United States. ...

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Flood risk remains a concern along eastern Missouri River

Flooding remains a concern in several states along the Missouri River, even though the weather has been kind so far this spring, according to the National Weather Service. The agency said the flood risk is high in eastern South Dakota, ...

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Senators urge changes to reduce Missouri River flooding

Republican senators from four states that have seen severe flooding from the Missouri River are backing legislation that would require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to change its management of the river to reduce flooding risk. The measure, which ...

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Small Missouri village moved to uphill site after 1993 flood

The Rhinelanders knew how to handle floods. When the water rose, they just moved everything up. “All our furniture would go up on the dining room table and upstairs,” Betty Gosen-Gerber, a former Rhineland resident, said. “And then we had ...

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Small Missouri village moved to uphill site after 1993 flood

The Rhinelanders knew how to handle floods. When the water rose, they just moved everything up. “All our furniture would go up on the dining room table and upstairs,” Betty Gosen-Gerber, a former Rhineland resident, said. “And then we had ...

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4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about how wetter weather patterns could require changes in the way ...

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4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about how wetter weather patterns could require changes in the way ...

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Missouri residents hold fears of more catastrophic flooding in spring

In the months since last spring’s catastrophic floods along the Missouri River, lifelong Holt County, Missouri, resident Tom Bullock has witnessed a lot of things he’d never seen. Like, for instance, sheets of black asphalt in corn fields. “You wouldn’t ...

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