Flooding in northwest Missouri

Audio: Missouri budget includes $8M in flood aid

The Missouri Senate has passed a 30 billion dollar state budget that includes eight-million dollars in state aid to help rebuild from recent flooding. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Dan Hegeman of northwest Missouri’s Cosby says House and Senate conference committee members will meet soon to determine if the funding will remain in the proposed budget. […]

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Audio: Missouri Senate Passes $30 Billion Dollar Budget

The Missouri Senate has passed a proposed 30 billion dollar state budget for the fiscal year beginning in July. The fiscal outline includes 3.5-billion dollars for the formula used to fund Missouri’s K through 12 public schools – a 62-million dollar increase over the current year. Creve Coeur Democrat Jill Schupp says the proposed school […]

Flooded land

Audio: Governor seeks federal damage assessments for seven Missouri counties

The governor is seeking federal damage assessment for seven Missouri counties.     Governor Parson has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency begin preliminary flood damage assessments for seven counties. The counties include Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Mississippi, New Madrid, and Ray. Other counties are expected to be added. Even though historic flooding has not […]

Flood of 2019

Audio: Governors of Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska meet with Army Corps, FEMA officials to discuss flood-prevention

The governors of Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska want the Army Corps of Engineers to come up with more flood-prevention solutions. The three governors and Army Corps and Federal Emergency Management officials met Wednesday in Iowa and plan to meet again in three weeks. At a press conference Wednesday afternoon in Council Bluffs, Governor Parson says […]

Flood of 1993

Audio: Governor Parson signs executive order to ease requirements during and after Missouri flooding

The governor has signed an executive order to ease requirements during and after Missouri flooding.     Governor Mike Parson has signed an executive order giving Missouri Department of Natural Resources Director Carol Comer some flexibility in easing requirements. Comer’s discretionary authority to temporarily or suspend environmental rules or regulations currently under her purview will […]

39-year-old Robert Hillhouse and 36-year-old Kristina Hillhouse

Audio: Southeast Missouri authorities describe “Inhumane Conditions” at home, covered in feces

A couple from southeast Missouri’s Leadwood have been charged with seven felonies after police allegedly found two of their children wandering the streets and their home covered in feces. Brian Hauswirth reports police describe it as a “horrible discovery.”     Missourinet Cape Girardeau television partner KFVS-TV reports 39-year-old Robert Hillhouse and 36-year-old Kristina Hillhouse […]