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Flooding Puts Levees at Risk in Missouri, IL
Dec. 31, 2015
At least 18 people have died in Midwest floods that have surged up to 50 feet in some places, breaking records and threatening levees.
'Dangerous' Missouri Flooding Expected to Worsen
Dec. 30, 2015
Mississippi River Valley flooding has already caused the deaths of at least 18 people in Missouri and Illinois. The water is expected to rise to an all-time high, according to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.
Flooding basements could make the Great Lakes healthier
Aug. 12, 2014
Basement flooding from storms may be leveraged to help the Great Lakes in Milwaukee. Will other cities try it?
Companies seek to enhance their 'Made in America' seal
Feb. 20, 2014
We talk to a local company that make "Made in America" an important part of their business strategy, and analyze what other companies are making this move and what it means for their business.
Cincinnati unearths old river instead of digging Deep Tunnel
Jun. 5, 2013
Rust, population loss and billions of gallons of sewage overflows — Cincinnati’s South Fairmount neighborhood can now count at least one of these former challenges as an economic opportunity.
Flooded Botanic Garden saved by native plants, Army
Apr. 25, 2013
Thanks to an aggressive perennial plant initiative that has tied up lakefront soil with native plant roots, many areas of the Botanic Garden weathered the storm with ease.
Chicago flood plan for the 'new normal'
Apr. 23, 2013
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces a big new flood control project for Chicago, some say plans need to adapt for climate change.
Flooding problems persist after storm
Apr. 22, 2013
The rain is gone for now but the trouble it caused last week is still here.
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