Buffalo Shores is now open to the public. The park was temporarily closed due to the Mississippi River flooding, and now that it's open people say they can't wait to hit the waters and go camping.Full story
(Reuters) - Receding water levels on the rain-swollen Mississippi River have allowed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reopen two locks on the waterway, and a Corps spokesman said on Friday that two other locks are expected to reopen this weekend. Full story
Many highways along the Mississippi River in Missouri are flooding despite efforts from residents who sandbagged the areas. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
The storms that recently hit much of the Midwest have caused waters to rise along the Mississippi River, where communities are sandbagging and creating barricades to try to mitigate the flooding. NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.
Authorities say that a body recovered in the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul is that of Kira Trevino who was seen alive in February. KARE's Jana Shortal reports.
Approaching storms are causing residents in the Midwest and along the Mississippi River to beef up makeshift levees. Illinois is expected to have record crests from the storms.
After heavy rains, waters across the Midwest are rising fast, with at least three people dead and more showers expected on Tuesday. NBC’s John Yang reports.
Davenport, July 13, 2013 : Anne Dickey and her partner Laura Hartman walk along the Mississippi river with their son Theodore. They live in Rock Island , Illinois, where same-sex marriage is not legal, but adoption laws favorable.(Jean-Marc Giboux / Getty Images for MSNBC)
Collapsed sections of the Interstate 35W bridge lie in and next to the Mississippi River on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Brian Peterson) ** ST. PAUL OUT NO SALES MANDATORY CREDIT **
Cyclists and walkers cross the pedestrian-only stone arch bridge that crosses the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota July 3, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Miller
Runners cross the pedestrian-only stone arch bridge that crosses the Mississippi River downstream of the St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis, Minnesota July 3, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Miller (UNITED STATES - Tags: CITYSPACE TRAVEL)