Main Monarch levee appears to hold strong

In the late afternoon on Tuesday, Dec. 29, Missouri River flood waters had begun to overtop a portion of a levee protecting agricultural land north of the Monarch-Chesterfield Levee and Interstate 64, but the main levee appears to be holding up well.

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Southbound 141 closed at I-44

The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed southbound Route 141 at the Interstate 44 interchange in Valley Park due to floodwaters from the Meramec River.

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Thrilling rides

Miller Spectacular Shows returns in 2016 to thrill Ballwin Days guests. The 70-foot-tall Thor, Zero Gravity Tilt-A-Whirl, Pharaoh’s Fury and Big Wheel Ferris Wheel are just a few of the exciting rides to be found on the Midway. Thursday, June 9, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. is Armband Night, offering unlimited rides on that evening only for $20 per armband. Ticket prices for June 10-12 are $1 per ticket, with three or more tickets required per ride. Discounted tickets will be sold in blocks of 22 tickets for $20 at the festival, and in advance during regular business hours through Friday, June ...

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