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The Steamer Virginia

Regarded as one of the most beautiful steamboats afloat, the Virginia made big news 109 years ago when it wandered out of the flooding Ohio River on the night of… Read More

The Upper Mississippi River remains closed to traffic above St. Louis, with the reopening dates of several locks pushed further back due to continued high water and more expected rainfall. Read More

Even as some locks on the Upper Mississippi River are tentatively scheduled to reopen in early April, fresh snowmelt and high water may extend their closures further. The Upper Mississippi… Read More

An already-soaked middle and southern U.S. will soon be getting another surge of water from snowmelt from the “bomb cyclone” that pummeled part of the Upper Plains with “historic” levels… Read More

This high-water season is threatening to break records along the whole length of several river systems. Higher-than-expected rainfalls in the last weekend of February caused high water in the Ohio… Read More