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
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.