Floods
9:06 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Western IL communities respond to floods

Credit Rachel Otwell, Illinois Public Radio

As the Illinois River continues to rise, communities in the western part of the state are trying to keep their towns dry and their levees high enough. Volunteers, emergency responders, and prisoners have been working side by side since this weekend. IPR’s Rachel Otwell recently visited a few of those towns - she brings us this report: