Levees

State Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie, D-Harrisburg, addressed students at Shawnee High School following a presentation about the challenges and dangers of past and possible future flooding events in the region. Photo by Benjamin Marxer.
State Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie, D-Harrisburg, visited Shawnee High School  at Wolf Lake on Tuesday, March 20, for a student-led presentation about river levee conditions and other serious flooding issues in the region.  The event was organized by students of Shawnee teacher Jamie Nash-Mayberry’s...
Work was being done Saturday, May 6, to stabilize a sand boil situation along the Mississippi River levee near Wolf Lake.
Recent spring downpours and flooding have caused around $500,000 in damage in Union County. An update on the flooding – and the damage that it caused – was shared at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning at the Union County Courthouse...
State Sen. Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, and State Sen. Paul Schimpf, R-Waterloo, joined for a picture with Jamie Nash-Mayberry and her classes following the students’ presentation about the condition of the local levee system. Photo by Amber Skelton.
State Senators Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, and Paul Schimpf, R-Waterloo, visited Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake on Wednesday, March 22, to hear a presentation from the students about the condition of the Big Muddy levees. Students from Jamie Nash-Mayberry’s economics and history classes had...

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