Dec 11, 2014 Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal checks in with barge owner Austin Golding.
Aug 12, 2014 Crises like the water-main break at UCLA expose faults in city infrastructure.
Jul 8, 2013 FEMA is updating its flood maps to expand areas deemed at risk of damage -- and that’s striking fear in communities that could be deluged with higher insurance bills.
Jun 11, 2013 Residents of Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and beyond are still wading through high waters today. Severe flooding has led to the deaths of at least 24 people.
Apr 26, 2013 For one barge line operator, the high waters of the Mississippi mean business as usual (though with a more watchful eye).
Apr 24, 2013 Rain in Missouri means grass is growing -- and that's a good thing for cattle ranchers.
Mar 22, 2013 Mayors along the Mississippi River say more funding is needed to shore up aging infrastructure.
Jan 23, 2013 Many cars that were flooded by Hurricane Sandy are back on the market. Experts offer tips for how to sniff out a fishy used car.
Dec 28, 2012 One stretch of the river is closed during the day so Army Corps of Engineers can blast away rock just below the low water.
Dec 19, 2012 Continued drought along the Mississippi River is creating problems for barge lines and the goods they ship.