Latest Meramec River Stories

2010-05-10 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri American Water today announced that four watershed-related projects will receive a total of more than $12,000 in Missouri American Water Grant funds. The 2010 grant recipients are: East-West Gateway Council of Governments, based in St.

2008-07-21 06:00:26

By Elizabethe Holland, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 21--Two area men drowned in separate incidents Saturday, one while fishing on a lake in Callaway County, Mo., and the other while swimming in the Meramec River near Stanton, Mo. In the Callaway County incident, Dale Kolb, 65, of St.

2008-06-09 12:00:28

By Carolyn Tuft, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 9--A teen and a 21-year-old man died in separate drownings Saturday on the Meramec and Current Rivers, the Missouri water Patrol reported. In the first drowning, a 17-year-old Strafford, Okla., boy had been swimming about 3:15 p.m.

2008-03-21 11:05:00

Flooding from rainstorms blamed for at least 16 deaths threatened to worsen Friday, with many Midwestern rivers over their banks for more than a day already and the water level climbing.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.