Category Archives: Missouri

Stories specific to Missouri

DC Weblog

Missouri folks: rest of you close your eyes Missourinet posts a note that Lorna Domke from the Department of Conservation is starting a weblog. One of her first stories is on Pickle Springs. (Remember when I wrote on Pickle Springs? … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Life

Missouri Botanical Garden has partnered with other scientific institutions on the creation of the Encyclopedia of Life. The purpose of this site is to provide a free, publicly accessible site with a page for every species of animal and plant … Continue reading

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Ameren and the Shame that is Taum Sauk

A couple of days ago, the Southeast Missourian did a fluff piece on how important Ameren is to the Lesterville school system: Earlene Fox, superintendent of the Lesterville School District, said many entities are trying to decide how much to … Continue reading

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Switzer

Sunday, I discovered that the Switzer Building was being destroyed starting on the 14th; the first wrecking ball would fall at 10pm. This was my last chance to take pictures of the building I’ve come to be fond of. As … Continue reading

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Mississippi Runneth

The Missouri river flooding is enough to raise the Mississippi, though not to the same levels. The water along the St. Louis waterfront rose to the level of the road, but luckily no further. Enough, though, to drown the area … Continue reading

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Smile You Being Watch

Saturday I drove on Highway 100 to Hermann, crossed the Missouri, and returned using 94. The weather was sunny and mild, which makes it hard to take a flood, seriously. Luckily for the people of Hermann, and all points east, … Continue reading

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Water Report

The area near Rocheport put out a request for volunteers to begin sandbagging. I had to take Zoe into vet today and couldn’t go. To be honest, I doubt I’d be able to keep up for that long, anyway. I … Continue reading

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