Missouri River

A least tern checks her two eggs on the beach in Gulfport, Miss.
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AP News
October 23, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — After 34 years on the endangered species list, a tiny Midwestern bird is ready to fly free of federal protection. Once diminished by hunting for feathers for hats and hurt by the damming of major rivers like the Missouri, the interior least...
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People on a boat float down floodwaters that cover Washington Street in Hamburg, Iowa.
Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP
March 20, 2019 - 10:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after their treatment plants shut down and left them in need of fresh water. Tanker trucks from the Iowa...
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Floodwaters surround buildings on the southwest side of Hamburg, Iowa, Sunday, March 17, 2019.
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March 19, 2019 - 6:55 am
By Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger...
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