Coast Guard evacuates woman and child in North Dakota

Coast Guard photo by Lt. Christine S. Brown ST. LOUIS РA Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew evacuated a woman and her child from their flood threatened home in Argusville, N.D., Tuesday morning. The tactical operations center in Fargo received a call for help at 9:56 a.m. from a woman stating that her and her baby needed to be evacuated. An HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was able to land,...

Red River Flooding Update

ST. LOUIS – Coast Guard crews have conducted five rescue cases in which a total of 14 people and 1 dog were evacuated from flooded areas in North Dakota as of Monday.

Coast Guard rescues 10 in North Dakota

ST. LOUIS – Coast Guard airboat crews have rescued 10 from flood waters in the Fargo, N.D., area as of Sunday.

Coast Guard rescues 1 adult & 3 children from flood waters in North Dakota

ST. LOUIS – A Coast Guard airboat crew rescued 1 adult and three children from flood waters in an area south of Harwood, N.D., Friday.

Coast Guard closes portions the Illinois River, reopens part of Mississippi River

ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard captain of the port at Sector Upper Mississippi has closed the portions of the Illinois River due to high water levels Tuesday, Sept., 23, 2008. The Illinois River is closed to recreational vessel traffic near Montezuma, Ill., from mile marker 50 to 199. The Illinois River is also closed to all recreational and commercial vessel traffic from mile marker 136 to 138...

Coast Guard continues restrictions on Mississippi and Illinois rivers

ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port at Sector Upper Mississippi continues waterway restrictions for the Mississippi and Illinois rivers due to high water levels Monday, Sept., 22, 2008. Restrictions for the Illinois and Mississippi rivers are listed below: The Illinois River is closed to recreational vessel traffic near Montezuma, Ill., from mile marker 50 to 253. The Illinois River...