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Flood Protection

The Burlington Beacon

It could be several weeks before Burlington learns the full extent of damage to the downtown district. Streets, parking lots and buildings near the Mississippi River were inundated with flood water after a temporary flood barrier failed Saturday afternoon.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

A report from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources said damage from urban flooding (flooding on higher ground outside a flood plain) caused more than $2 billion worth of damage between 2007-2014 in Illinois.

Burlington Finalizes Flood Protection Application

Dec 17, 2014
Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Burlington's plan to hold back the mighty Mississippi River moves forward.

Missouri Election Results - 4/8/2014

Apr 8, 2014

A recap of the results for contested races in Lewis and Clark Counties in northeast Missouri.