A look back: The Great Flood of '93
The floods of 1993 and 1995 set in motion a series of changes that transformed crop fields along the Missouri River into public conservation lands.
By Aug. 22, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopened the Missouri River to navigation. By Oct. 8, the Missouri River was below flood stage.
Twenty years ago this week, flood waters were receding around the Columbia Water Treatment Plant in McBaine and trucks began bringing in rock to repair U.S. 54, which had been ripped apart by the Missouri River.
Volunteers from around the country descended on towns such as Hartsburg and Rocheport to help with sandbagging and recovery efforts.
Here's a look at what was happening in mid-Missouri 20 years ago.
The Missourian is collecting stories from people who remember what it was like in mid-Missouri 20 years ago.