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The Picture of the Day... is from Mark Newlin

 



 

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The Longshot Saloon

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The Picture of the Day... is another from Mark Newlin

 

The Longshot Saloon is still open. Have to park around back... unless you're in a boat.

 

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The Boat Renaming Party

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The Picture of the Day... is from Jeff Easley..

 

The crew getting ready for Mike and Karen's boat renaming party yesterday at the Yacht Club of St. Louis
 

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The Copy Cat

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The Picture of the Day... is from Jan DeSherlia of Grafton Harbor

Hi Bill,
Joe and I found this picture as we were looking through his moms old albums.  Elaine and John Fabick of the Fabick Catapillar's were good buddies of Joe's parents.  They used to cruise the waterways of Pool 26 in this boat.

Have a Great Day!!

Joe and Jan DeSherlia
Grafton Harbor

 

 

 

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Claudia's Sunrise

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YesterYear's Picture of the Day in 2014.... was sent to us by Claudia Burris who hails out of Hoppie's Marina in Kimmswick, Mo

 

 

Hi Bill,


The river looked so pretty this morning (June 25), and it's going to be a beautiful day.

 

See you on the river!


Claudia Burris
Hoppies Marina

 

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“GOOD OLE' SUMMERTIME” COVERED WET-SLIP SPECIAL

 AT WOODLAND MARINA!

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A chance to enjoy summer boating at Woodland Marina located

on the virtually barge-free Dardenne Slough across from Enterprise Island. The marina is a few miles from the confluence of the “Mighty Miss” and Illinois Rivers.

 

The Dardenne Slough Waterway is featured in the June issue

 of Heartland Boating Magazine and at www.heartlandboating.com

 with a mention of Woodland Marina as well!

Call Woodland Marina at 636-250-3446

or email woodlandmarina1@gmail.com for details.

 

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for harbor amenities.

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06/26/2015..Lake Of The Ozarks..Drowning

SUBJECT VOLUNTARILY LEFT VESSEL TO SWIM TO A DOCK WHEN HE BEGAN EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTY AND WENT UNDER THE WATER. ASSISTED BY CPL R. A. SANDERS (1275), CPL D. A. BARTLETT (1284), TPR C. A. FINKEMEIER (250), CPL S.M. BURGUN (1285), AND TPR D. H. CRAFTON (1245).

Click here to read the full report.

 

06/27/2015..Wakonda Lake..Drowning

SUBJECT WAS LAUNCHING A BOAT, BOAT CAME OFF TRAILER, BOAT FLOATED OFF INTO THE LAKE, SUBJECT SWAM INTO THE LAKE TO RECOVER THE BOAT AND DROWNED. SUBJECT WAS PRONOUNCED AT 1216 HOURS BY LEWIS COUNTY CORONER LARRY ARNOLD.

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06/27/2015..Longview Lake..Person Falls Overboard

CRASH OCCURRED AS DRIVER FELL OFF PERSONAL WATERCRAFT, WENT FACE DOWN INTO THE WATER AND WAS ASSISTED BY A SECOND SUBJECT. WAS TAKEN TO COURTESY DOCK BY PRIVATE PARTY.

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06/27/2015..Lake Of The Ozarks..Flooding

ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS VESSEL 1 BEGAN TAKING ON WATER AND SUNK.

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06/27/2015..Table Rock Lake..Fall From Wakeboard

OCCURRED AS SUBJECT WAS ATTEMPTING TO GET ON WAKEBOARD AND FELL OFF.

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Updated 25 June 2015

    US Army Corps of Engineers

    St. Louis District - Weekly Navigation Channel Condition

   

 

 

 

Dredge Potter
- Potter will be dry docked for maintenance until further notice

 

Mississippi River
Mississippi River Mile 204-203, July 4, 2015, 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, the Firecracker Race, A canoe/kayak race, Excercise Caution

 

Mississippi River Mile 180.5-180.0, July 2 & 3, 2015, 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm, Lumiere Fireworks Display, barge based event, Mississippi River will be CLOSED during this event.

 

MILE 155.0 - SUNK BARGE
A sunken barge has been reported in the vicinity of Mile 155.0, mid-channel. The barge is currently stationary and has approximately 38 feet of water over the top with a gauge reading of 23.9 on the St. Louis gauge on June 3, 2015. Transit with caution.

 

MILE 135.5 - SUNK BARGE
A sunken barge has been reported in the vicinity of Mile 135.5, RDB at the Brickeys Fleet. The barge is reported unmarked. Mariners are urged to excercise caution in the area.

 

UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - CHANNEL CONDITION/SAFETY ADVISORY - UPDATE
The following areas are in the extreme high water action phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annex:
Zone 28 (Mile 185.4 – Mile 109.9). A Safety Zone in St. Louis Harbor between Miles 184.0 and 179.0, has been established... 

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Illinois River

The following areas are in the extreme high water action phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annex:
Zone 1 (Mile 9.9 – Mile 0.0), Zone 5 through Zone 7 (Mile 180.9 – Mile 102.0). A Safety Zone has been established prohibiting recreational vessel traffic in these zones during extreme high water.

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Kaskaskia River

KASKASKIA RIVER 1.0 - LOCK DAM CLOSURE
Due to high water, the Jeffry C. Costello L/D in the vicinity of Mile 1.0, is closed. Mariners may contact the L/D at (618) 248-7160, for additional information.

 

Click here to go to the US Army Corps of Engineers website for the current Navigation Channel Condition Status Report

 

Updated Sun at 12 am

River Levels In The Riverbend

As The Rain Continues To Fall....  The Rivers Continue To Rise....
 

Over the past several weeks, residents in the Riverbend have endured a veritable onslaught of water from the skies, but also from the waterways.

 

According to the National Weather Service, the Mississippi River is expected to reach it's crest Monday evening, or possibly Tuesday. 

 

On Saturday afternoon, the Mississippi River was in a moderate flood stage at 30 feet in Alton.  Forecasters are calling for a crest of 32.5 feet at the Melvin Price Lock and Dam.

 

So far, Illinois Route 100 between Alton and Grafton is still open, despite flooding that is occurring in Grafton.  As of Saturday afternoon, the river level was at 27.92 feet.  The National Weather Service predicts a crest at Grafton of 29.5 feet........

 

Click here to read this news report from altondailynews.com.  With Photo.

 

Updated Sun at 12 am

Mississippi River At West Alton, Illinois

Corps Closing Riverlands Due To Flooding........
 

On Sunday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office will be shutting down Riverlands Way Road in West Alton, due to the rising Mississippi River.

 

Since the road will be closed, the Rivers Project Office and the Audubon Center at Riverlands will be closed to the public as well, until the floodwaters recede, and the road is able to be reopened.

 

Even though the Audubon Center at Riverlands is closed, the National Great Rivers Museum adjacent to the Melvin Price Locks and Dam in East Alton remains open........

 

Click here to read this news article from riverbender.com.

 

Updated Sun at 12 am

Creve Coeur Lake

Dragon Boats Invade The Lake........
 

On Saturday, Creve Coeur Lake hosted a multitude of large dragon boats as part of the 9th annual Gateway Dragon Boat Festival.

 

The dragon boats are based upon a 2,500 year old Chinese legend.  In addition to the dragon boat races, there were several activities onshore.

 

The Gateway Dragon Boat Festival raises funds for troubled families with financial issues by assisting with services such as necessary equipment, transportation, and therapy........

 

Click here to read this news story from fox2now.com.  With Video.

 

Updated Sun at 12 am

Lake Of The Ozarks

Man Drowned Attempting To Swim To A Dock........
 

According to the Missouri State Water Patrol, a man drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks, after he left his boat to swim to a dock in Welcher Hollow Cove.

 

Reportedly, 27 year old Torrance J. Chatman of Osage Beach, Missouri, left his 2001 Sea Cruiser to swim Friday evening, when he started having difficulty, and went underwater.  Chatman was pronounced dead at the scene........

 

Click here to read this news tidbit from stltoday.com.

 

 

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The 28.5 water level is measured at Grafton

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Mississippi River At Grafton, Illinois

Rising River Cancels Flea Market.........
 

Since the Mississippi River is on the way back up, Trudi Allen has announced that the Grafton Riverside Flea Market had to be cancelled this weekend.

 

Allen says that she has been busy fielding calls, and people are unhappy that the rising river has caused the popular flea market to have to close.  The flea market is held in The Loading Dock at 400 Front Street.

 

Allen said that the water was going down, but now it's on the way back up, and it will get into The Loading Dock this time.  She adds that in over 20 years, the flea market only had to be cancelled twice.........

 

Click here to read this news article from thetelegraph.com.

 

 

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Caution !

Flood Water is over some roads near the flooded rivers.......

 

Click here to go to MODOT for more information on Missouri road closures

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SWIM For Their SACRIFICE

Navy Veteran is Swimming Length of the Mississippi River

 

Chris Ring started his swim down the Mississippi on Saturday, June 6th, at Lake Itasca in Minnesota.  Saturday, June 6, was also the 71st anniversary of D-Day, Chris plans to finish at the Gulf of Mexico on Veteran’s Day.

 

Click here for more the latest location on the tracking map

 

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Saturday, June 27

Mike and Karen Halley Boat Re-Naming

 

The Witch Doctor and his Royal Court

 are headed to the Yacht Club of St. Louis

to perform the Renaming Rituals

on Mike and Karen Halley's new boat !

 

 

Mike and Karen Halley are hosting a Boat Renaming Party at the Yacht Club of St. Louis on Saturday, June 27th !   Please join in....

  • The theme is.... A beach party.

  • There will be a Louie, Louie parade starting at 3:00PM. Please join in and bring noise makes such as bells and whistles to help wake the River Gods for the boat renaming.

  • Our local Witch Doctor and his Royal Court will perform this all important ceremony in front of the courtesy dock at the Yacht Club of St. Louis.

  • The D Dock DJs (Official DJs of RiverBills.com) will provide the music and sound.

  • The will be BBQ'd Pull Pork, dogs and burgers provided

  • Champaign will be provided for the multiple toasts to the River Gods.

  • The Orchard Farm Fire Truck will lead the parade

 

Keep your anchor right here for more info as this party develops !
 

Illinois Flooding

Many Roads Closed Around The Riverbend........

 

Friday, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced that additional highways in the Riverbend have been closed due to flooding.

 

Route 100 between Kampsville and Harden and Route 100 between Route 3 in Grafton and Route 16 north of Nutwood has been closed.

 

Several ohter highways in the region remain closed.  Given the rising Mississippi River, it is likely that Route 100 between Alton and Grafton may be closing this weekend........

 

Click here to read this news report from thetelegraph.com.

 

Duck Club Yacht Club

DUE TO CURRENT RIVER CONDITIONS THE CLUB WILL BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND

 

Reprinted from Facebook

Cedar Hill Resort

CEDAR HILL IS CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER...  Jay

 

Click here..Lewis Boats Inc website

Fireworks on the River

Mississippi River

Thu, Fri, July 3-4.. Lumiere Fireworks Display, downtown St. Louis

Fri, July 3rd......... The Alton Fireworks. Fireworks are on Friday, July 3, 2015

                            around 9:00-9:15 P.M. The Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater

                            will host a free concert that evening with doors

                            opening at 5:00PM

Sat, July 4th........ Grafton, IL Riverfront

Sat, July 4th........ Hannibal, Mo Riverfront
 

Missouri River

Fri, Sat... July 3 & 4.....St. Charles, Mo Riverfest..  click here

 

 

 

River History....

 

June 27, 2006 River History


The Boat at the RiverBend, the floating entertainment complex on the Alton, IL riverfront, opened it's doors for business.

 

 

Mississippi River At St. Louis, Missouri

Flood Watch Continues Along The Riverfront........

 

The Mississippi River at St. Louis is expected to crest next week, but at this time, it is still rising.

 

Along the St. Louis Riverfront, the Mississippi River is on the lower end of moderate flooding, nearing 37 feet.

 

The National Weather Service says that on Wednesday, July 1, the Mississippi River will crest at 38.8 feet, which is just below the 40 foot major flooding designation........

 

Click here to watch this news report from fox2now.com.

  

 

Check out the Polestar Boating Center website... click here

 

Mississippi River At Quincy, Illinois

Corps Stops At Quincy For Mississippi River Master Plan Input........

 

On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was in Quincy to get public input, before they begin making revisions to the Mississippi River Master Plan.  This will be the first major review of the plan in 42 years.

 

This master plan assists with directing the public's use of approximately 55,000 acres of federal land ofer 314 river miles between Saverton, Missouri and Guttenburg, Iowa.

 

The majority of the master plan was written between 1969 and 1972, and focuses primarily on environmental stewardship, natural resources, and recreation.  Portions of the plan were revised during the 80s.........

 

Click here to read this news article from whig.com.

  

 

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Lake Of The Ozarks

Swimmers Save Drowning Man.........

 

Thursday evening, a man came close to drowning in the Lake of the Ozarks' Pogue Hollow Cove. 

 

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 42 year old Ralph Lanton of St. Louis was swimming in the cove near the 17 Mile Marker when he got a leg cramp.

 

Luckily, there were several swimmers nearby, who were able to help get Lanton back to shore, where he was taken to the hospital as a precaution.  Lanton was not wearing a lifejacket........

 

Click here to read this news story from lakeexpo.com.

  

Mississippi River At Kimmswick, Missouri

Volunteers Sought To Help With Sandbagging Efforts........

 

According to the City of Kimmswick's Facebook page, the Jefferson County city is looking for volunteers to help out with sandbagging efforts on Saturday.

 

Volunteers should meet at the Corner of Mill and Front Streets at 9 am.  The town of Kimmswick, and the roads are all open, however, the residents want to take precautions near the Windsor Harbor Bridge........

 

Click here to read this news tidbit from stltoday.com.

Click here to visit the City of Kimmswick's Facebook page.

  

Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Tug Captain Sentenced For 2005 Explosion........

 

On Friday, a U.S. District Judge James Zagel sentenced tugboat captain Dennis Egan to six months in federal prison, for his role in a 2005 explosion.

 

Egan was convicted of felony maritime negligence involving the death of deckhand Alex Oliva.  Reportedly, Egan illegally allowed Oliva to use a propane torch to unfreeze a cargo pump.

 

Officials say that action caused the explosion that killed Oliva, sank the barge, and spilled 600,000 gallons of oil into the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal........

 

Click here to read this news article from kfvs12.com.

  

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We have a few boats from last year that never got posted....  Look for them soon !

 

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River Ferries

 

Illinois River

Brussels Ferry..............618 - 786-3636

 

Mississippi River

Golden Eagle Ferry ......618-  535-5759

Winfield Ferry...............618 - 396-2535

 

Grafton Ferry............... 1-800-258-6645 

Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....

 

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Restaurants

Who's Open.. Who's Closed

 

Who's Open... Who's Closed........
 

Big Kahuna.......................  Closed due to flooding

Boathouse Food & Deck....  Closed due to flooding

Cedar Hill Resort................ Open

Duck Club Yacht Club .......  Open

Evandy's Boatel.................  Open all year

Froges Bar & Grill..............  Open all Year

Kinder's Restaurant............  Closed

Longshot Saloon................  Open

LaRosa Cantina.................. Closed due to flooding

Riverside Bar & Grill............ Closed due to flooding

Yacht Club of St. Louis.........Open

 

 Your Eye on the River

 

The Boathouse Food and Deck WebCam

Mississippi River on Dardenne Slough UMR 222.2

 

RiverBills Two Branch Area WebCam

Mississippi River UMR 231.5

The Webcams above upload a new picture every 6 minutes..

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Go to www.RiverWebCams.com for the last 10 pictures from all the above cameras!

Polestar Boating Center

 River Weather Station

 

History for weather station KMOSTCHA4...Polestar Boating Center, St.Charles, MO.. Click here

 

RiverBills Blog Spot !

 

 

 

Mike and Rosie's Swing Set Blog

Go to http://swingsetonthehook.blogspot.com/ to read the latest blog

 

David Berg's Blog

 

 

"Great Escape" We are currently "dirt dwellers" but have lived aboard traveling for as long as 7 months at a time.

 

 

 

 

Click here to go to "Bergs on Great Escape Blog" and read the latest blog

 

Click here to read Jalsails's latest blog

 

Reprinted from Jalsails's Blog

Sailing on the Mardi Gras Blog

 

Click here to read Barry and Linda's latest blog

River Levels & Water Temp for your phone

 

River Levels for Pool 26............    http://www.riverbills.com/River.html

Alton to Hannibal........................ http://www.riverbills.com/River-Mis.html

Hardin to Peoria ......................... http://www.riverbills.com/River-Ill.html

Saverton, Louisiana, Clarksville...   http://www.riverbills.com/River-Lou.html

 

Add current "river level" information to your mobile device. All you need is internet access... Simply add one of the links shown above

River level information in the charts is updated every 15 minutes to US Army Corps of Engineers data

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  If you see something that you think your fellow boaters would be interested in, send us a news tip.  Email it to RiverBill@prodigy.net and we will get it on-line. 

 

 

 

Little John's Moptorsports... Click here

Little Johns Marine Service...  Click here

 

 

Mississippi River CAMS

 

 

"File Photo" From Lock and Dam 25

Lock and Dam 25....

US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
 Click here
.......for Live Image of Mississippi River at Winfield, Mo.....
 

 

 

Live Image

US Army Corps of Engineers

Lock and Dam 15....

US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
Live Image of Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL ...
Click here

 

 

 

 

 

What`s Going on At The River This Week

And Weekend

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June 26 -28, 2015

Missouri State Highway Patrol


NEWS RELEASE
 

Missouri State Highway Patrol Joins Operation Dry Water

Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the Patrol's participation in Operation Dry Water. Operation Dry Water is a national campaign in which marine law enforcement officers from across the country coordinate special patrols during the last weekend in June to keep our waterways safe from boaters operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Troopers will focus their efforts over the weekend of June 26-28, 2015, to detect and apprehend intoxicated operators.

Missouri boat operators found to have a blood alcohol content of .08% or greater will be arrested for boating while intoxicated. Intoxicated boat operators endanger themselves, their passengers, and other boaters utilizing our many waterways.

Last year, 585 local, state, and federal agencies participated in a weekend long event of heightened BWI enforcement known as Operation Dry Water. Officers removed 318 intoxicated boat operators from the water. In addition, law enforcement officers made contact with over 146,000 boaters concerning BWI or boating safety enforcement and awareness. From 2009 to 2014, over 1,800 BWI operators have been removed from the water by law enforcement officers during the Operation Dry Water weekends.

In 2014, Missouri troopers arrested a total of eight people for boating while intoxicated, contacted 431 vessels and 1,390 boaters, and issued 72 boating violation summonses and 390 warnings on Missouri waterways. Marine operations troopers also issued 29 summonses for non-boating violations during the 2014 Operation Dry Water weekend. Special enforcement operations will continue throughout the summer months. Boaters are reminded that designating a sober skipper is always the safest bet if alcohol is going to be included in their boating experience.

 

Reprinted from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.. click here

Saturday, June 27

Mike and Karen Halley Boat Re-Naming

 

The Witch Doctor and his Royal Court

 are headed to the Yacht Club of St. Louis

to perform the Renaming Rituals

on Mike and Karen Halley's new boat !

 

 

Mike and Karen Halley are hosting a Boat Renaming Party at the Yacht Club of St. Louis on Saturday, June 27th !   Please join in....

  • The theme is.... A beach party.

  • There will be a Louie, Louie parade starting at 3:00PM. Please join in and bring noise makes such as bells and whistles to help wake the River Gods for the boat renaming.

  • Our local Witch Doctor and his Royal Court will perform this all important ceremony in front of the courtesy dock at the Yacht Club of St. Louis.

  • The D Dock DJs (Official DJs of RiverBills.com) will provide the music and sound.

  • The will be BBQ'd Pull Pork, dogs and burgers provided

  • Champaign will be provided for the multiple toasts to the River Gods.

  • The Orchard Farm Fire Truck will lead the parade

 

Keep your anchor right here for more info as this party develops !
 

June 27, 2015

Missouri Department Of Conservation

Kid's Fishing Clinic Coming Up........

 

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering a free fishing clinic from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, June 27, at the Missouri Department of Conservation's main office in Jefferson City, Missouri.

 

Volunteers and MDC staff will be on hand to educate participants on fish, their habitat, and fishing techniques.  The clinic will offer a lot of catch and release fishing at the MDC ponds.

 

Participants may bring their own fishing gear, but fishing gear and bait will be available.  The free clinic is for kids 15 years old and under, and their parent or mentor.  Registration may be made by June 26........

 

Click here to read this news release from the Missouri Department of Conservation website.

 

June 27, 2015

Creve Coeur Lake

The Gateway Dragon Boat Festival........

 

On June 27, the ninth annual Gateway Dragon Boat Festival will be returning to Creve Coeur Lake, and the time is now to sign  up your team.

 

Last year, staffers from Fox 2 teamed up and won the event.  The real winners of the Gateway Dragon Boat Festival are the charities that receive the money raised by the event.

 

The proceeds from the Gateway Dragon Boat Festival will benefit Operation Family Help, which is a Signature Healthcare Foundation initiative to help the families of patients with financial needs get services like equipment, therapy or transportation........

 

Click here to read this news article from fox2now.com.  With Video.

 

 Sat, Sun....June 27, 28, 2015

     Loading Dock, Grafton, IL

     Flea Market

 

The Riverside Flea Market is held the 4th Saturday & Sunday, March through October, from 9:00am - 5pm. 

 

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St Charles

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A new boat club named

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Closed

Landmap from Alton IL
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 The Big Kahuna

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Grafton Harbor Winery

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UMR 222.2

Marine Gas,

Diesel Fuel,  Ice

 

Docks, Rack Storage

 2 Lifts

Repairs all makes & models

 

636-250-3446

 

Map.. click here

 

Woodland Marina

website click here

 

 

 

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Queen Pillow Top Mattress Set ....$499

Boater Owned / Operated

 

River Road Renegades Show Team

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St. Charles, Mo


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Hours 7-3:30 or by appt

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I can build it. 

 

If you break it,

I can fix it

 

 

 

 

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Fun, friendly atmosphere

 

Five Anchor Marina

 

Beautiful area of the Mississippi River

 

Restaurants & wineries nearby

 

Explore the historic town

of Louisiana, Mo

 

 

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Docks-Dry Storage-Ramp-Repairs-Gas 24/7 Transients welcome

Ramp Passes & Storage

636-946-2073

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No Wake Inn

Rooms Available Year Round

  Call 314-620-1971 or    

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100 Bob Michael St.

Naples, IL  62665

217-754-3700

 

www.evandysboatel.com

Open 7 Days a Week

 

A unique dining experience set on the banks of the Illinois River.  Great food, exceptional service, and scenic views.  Visit our website to view our menu and summer band schedule...  Click Here

 

 

Evandy's Boatel Jingle

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LED boat lights

 

 

 

 

Website

stcharlesboat.com

 

 

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Closed 06-19-15 at 1pm

Golden Eagle Ferry

 Mon - Thu.. 5AM- 9PM

 Fri - Sat .... 5AM- 2AM

 Sun .......... 8AM- 9PM

 Holidays ... 8AM- 9PM

On Board Phone

618- 535-5759

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Winfield Ferry

Closed

 

 

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