Mississippi River

WVIK News

For the first time in decades, a key part of one of Moline's most popular parks has been repaired. 

Friday morning, city officials cut a ribbon to celebrate the re-surfacing of the bike and pedestrian trail on the Ben Butterworth Parkway.

WVIK News

Moline police report a diligent crew has found the body of Malik Willams of Galesburg. This morning around 10:00 A.M., Marine 43 of the Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department located the 25-year-old man's body in the same area in Moline where he went into the Mississippi River.   

Herb Trix / WVIK

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Mississippi River, and it should continue for several more days. 

Seventeen Feet and Rising

May 31, 2017
National Weather Service

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Mississippi River, and it should continue for several more days.

Thanks to heavy rain upstream in recent weeks, there is minor to moderate flooding along the Mississippi River.

Mississippi Rising Again

May 25, 2017
National Weather Service

Thanks to heavy rain upstream in recent weeks, minor to moderate flooding is now predicted for the Mississippi River.

National Weather Service

The Mississippi River is only expected to reach flood stage in the Quad Cities this week, but downstream some areas are bracing for what could be major flooding. And climate change could be a factor.

Rising Rivers

May 1, 2017

Thanks to weekend storms, the Mississippi River and other rivers in this area are rising.

National Weather Service

The Mississippi River is rising, and will hold at, or near, flood stage through the weekend.

Shoreline and lake with lots of waterfowl in and out of the water
submitted / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District

State and federal agencies will celebrate their efforts to balance the needs of wildlife and navigation. Thursday morning, the Corps of Engineers hosted a ribbon cutting for the Lake Odessa Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, which is located in the Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge near Wapello, Iowa.


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