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Not much left of the boat that caught fire by Alton Marina. Good thing the wind didn’t blow it towards the marina. Hopefully whoever it was that got hurt is doing okay.

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Missouri State Water Patrol

News Release ID: N07080208
Release Date: 20081007


The tragic loss of four Missouri residents from Elsberry, on the Mississippi River, just across the Illinois state line brings to light the fact that boating tragedies are not limited to the warm weather months. Illinois Conservation Police investigating the incident on 10-5-08, suspect the victims succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning while staying on a house boat overnight on the river near Hamburg, IL. The victims all from Elsberry, MO. are identified as Dale Ryan 48, Jody Ryan 38, William Boehm 50, and Ruth Boehm 49


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District 8 MRS                                                 UPDATED July 29, 2020

Mississippi River System



Continuing until further notice, the Dredge POTTER is conducting dredging operations in the vicinity of Mile 247.5. Work will be conducted 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. The Dredge POTTER will monitor VHF-FM Channel 13 or 16 and requests 30-minutes advance notice of passage. Mariners are urged to transit the area at their slowest safe speed to minimize their wake and proceed with caution, after passing arrangements have been made.

Commencing 7:00 a.m., August 24, 2020 and continuing until 7:00 p.m., September 3, 2020, L/D 27 (auxiliary chamber) in the vicinity of Mile 185.5, will be closed for maintenance. The main chamber will be available to pass traffic, during this closure. All navigation interests should be alert for,
and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the lockmaster.

Merchants Railroad Bridge; Work barges continue excavating around both left and right descending navigation piers and the right descending pier of the center span. Work barges should not encroach more than 50 feet into the navigation channel, at any time. For work barge locations,
mariners are encouraged to contact the onsite work boat M/V KATHERINE OHARA via VHF-FM Channel 6 or 16 or by phone at (217) 248-9077.


Commencing July 6, 2020 and continuing until October 4, 2020, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., each day, the Dresden Island L/D in the vicinity of Mile 271.5, will be closed for maintenance. The L/D will be able to pass traffic from 6:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m., each day, with a 70-foot width restriction and no ability to pull unpowered barges.
Commencing July 6, 2020 and continuing until October 30, 2020, the Marseilles L/D in the vicinity of Mile 244.6, will be closed for maintenance.
Commencing July 1, 2020 and continuing until October 30, 2020, the Starved Rock
L/D in the vicinity of Mile 231.0, will be closed for maintenance
Commencing July 6, 2020 and continuing until October 1, 2020, the Peoria L/D in the vicinity of Mile 157.7, will be closed for maintenance.
Commencing July 1, 2020 and continuing until October 1, 2020, the LaGrange L/D in the vicinity of Mile 80.2, will be closed for maintenance

Grafton Zone (Mile 9.9 – Mile 0.0).
Mariners should exercise caution, minimize their wake and be experienced in low water conditions.


Continuing until August 11, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., each day, the Jerry F. Costello L/D in the vicinity of Mile 0.8, will be closed for repair. The L/D will be available to pass traffic from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m., daily. Recreational boaters should avoid the area between the L/D and the
up-stream boat ramp, unless approaching the L/D between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Mariners should be alert for and abide by any special instructions that may be issued by the lockmaster.


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Saturday... August 15, 2020

Celebration of Life Party for Little John.......



To celebrate the life of John Bicknese, there will be an “open house” in his honor on Saturday, August 15, 2020 between 5:00pm and 9:00pm at 47 Harbor Dr., St. Charles, MO.


Please stop by to share some fond memories of Little John with his family and friends.


A local food truck will provide food from 6:00 until 8:00. BYOB.



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Mississippi River At Alton, Illinois

Monday's Boat Fire Likely Caused By Faulty Bilge Pump........


Officials are reporting that a faulty bilge pump may have been the cause of a boat fire that destroyed a boat along the Mississippi at the Alton municipal boat ramp.


At around 5:30 pm Monday, responders with the Alton Fire Department turned out for the report of a Bayliner on fire at the public launch area of the Alton Marina. 


Alton Fire Chief Jesse Jemison states that he believes that the fire was caused by a malfunctioning bilge pump, which caused a spark that ignited the fire.  The vessel was left to burn out because of where is was located.  It was inaccessible by foot, so the Corps let it burn out........


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News Release From BoatUS

JPROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the compelling story of how those efforts have evolved into a first-in-the-nation boat recycling project.

Many fiberglass recreational boats end up in a landfill or abandoned. “Boatbuilders, boat owners and boat businesses alike face limited options for responsible disposal,” says video narrator Evan Ridley, Rhode Island Marine Trades Association’s Director of Environmental Programs.

BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water’s Director of Outreach Alanna Keating, whose organization provided Grassroot Grant funding for the project, adds, “We get calls from boaters across the country wondering what they can do with their unwanted boats.” The boatbuilding boom of the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s has led to a large number of fiberglass recreational boats reaching end of life. Hurricane activity also continues to add to boat abandonment and disposal challenges.

Completed in 2019, phase 1 of the project included collecting 20 tons of recycled recreational boat material, processing it, and supplying the product to concrete plants. The recycled boat material is used both as an energy source and as a filler for concrete manufacturing.

Phase 2 will include an economic analysis of the pilot program to help determine long-term feasibility, legislation opportunities and regulations supportive of fiberglass boat recycling, lessons learned, and resources to aid other fiberglass recycling programs.

The pilot program was made possible with support from 11th Hour Racing, the Association of Marina Industries, Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation, and the BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant Program. For more than 25 years, the nonprofit BoatUS Foundation has awarded more than a million dollars to local community organizations, yacht clubs, flotillas and squadrons that promote safe and clean boating on local waterways. To learn more about how to tap into BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grants, go to BoatUS.org/Grants



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Rivers Point Fire Protection District.......


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August 24 -28, 2020

Mississippi River Commission Low Water our.......


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Mississippi River In Minneapolis, Minnesota

Restoring Mussel Population May Lure Other Wildlife Back To The River........


Biologists believe that the time is right to reintroduce endangered river mussels back into the Mississippi River above St. Anthony Falls in downtown Minneapolis, now that constant dredging for river traffic has ended.


The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has already restored an island as habitat for the long-lived mussels.  They are planning on restoring three more islands.


The Board will be working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to recreate approximately a mile of natural river bottom that was virtually destroyed and sterilized by decades of dredging.  Once this project is completed, the DNR will release young mussels into the river........


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


Kaskaskia River Run Update

Kaskaskia River at New Athens, IL

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Mississippi River Delta

Corps Has Reached Land Building Milestone........


While the Mississippi River is crucial to life in Louisiana, so is the sediment that hitches a ride towards the Gulf of Mexico, especially in the birdfoot delta near the mouth of the Mississippi River. 


As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' annual dredging program for maintaining the Mississippi River Ship Channel, the Corps and their partners have used dredged material to restore or rebuild over 10,000 acres of wetlands in the past 11 years.


The Head of Passes, located at Mile Zero on the Mississippi River, is where the river splits into three main outlets to the Gulf:  the Southwest Pass, the South Pass and Pass a Loutre.


 The Corps maintains the Southwest Pass as part of the Mississippi River Ship Channel, and to do so required an armada of dredges working almost non-stop for six to seven months out of the year........


Click here to read this news report from waterwaysjournal.net.  With Photos


Boat Manufacturer

Boat Construction Efforts Increasing........


The National Marine Manufacturers Association's latest Monthly Shipping Report reveals that for the second consecutive month, wholesale boat shipments increased during June, up 60 percent from May.  Compared to June, 2019, however, wholesale shipments are down 5 percent.


Vicky Yu, Director of NMMA Business Intelligence says that they are encouraged to see wholesale shipments had increased across all segments, and that manufacturers are slowly returning to capacity and striving to meet the increased demand for new boats.


The June Monthly Shipping Report revealed that the wholesale shipments of aluminum outboard boats had increased significantly and sooner that expected, returning to what they were on average during 2019.  This category accounts for over 40 percent of new boat sales........


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What's Going On This Week

3rd Chute Bar & Grill
211 W. Main St. Grafton, IL



Okay here we go the 3rd Chute shuttle is starting this weekend thank God we found some drivers and I'm going to get this thing launched out and going. So here how it works it is a free shuttle from Alton to Grafton or. Grafton to alton and no you do not have to stay at the 3rd Chute LOL you can go anywhere you want in town and pick up what hour you want to take it back and forth so it starts Saturday and Sunday at 1pm at the Alton location that is where it is based out of so every odd hour starting at 1 in Alton you can catch a bus every even hour you can catch it in Grafton we will be running it fairly late on Saturday nights and Sunday not as late... the bus runs off of tips so we appreciate any tips and donations you can give while riding the bus if this works out we may put on more stops and add more buses we are going to try this and see if we can't get it going.. so take the ride up the River Road. While having a cold beer and listen to some tunes and not worried about getting in trouble LOL if you know what I mean thanks any questions put them to the page or any other questions put it on the 3rd Chute II site and we will answer all of them and thanks for all of the support we hope to grow and keep making things better better and better any suggestions are welcome

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Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL


The Alton Marina is currently open for business but we are limited on our amenities. We are selling fuel and doing pump outs every Thursday to Sunday from the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

We will have take out service in our Deli/Ship's Store starting June 13th. The Deli hours are Friday 3:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M....Saturday 9:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M......Sunday 9:00 until 1:00 P.M.

We hope as the next few weeks progress we will be adding more and more of the everyday services we usually offer!


Please watch our website as we will post what is new each week.

Please be safe and God Bless All Of Us!!


Blessing of the Fleet

Our Lady Of The Rivers

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

Portage des Sioux, Mo

This year's theme is:



2020 Blessing of the Fleet

Saturday, August 15, 2020


bluff city grill

424 Broadway, Alton, IL


Indoor Dining, Curbside & CARRYOUT
CONTACT FREE Order Online Curbside Pickup

 Easy as 1, 2, 3!!
   1. Click the link
   2. Order your food how you want it, pay online
   3. Park in Curbside & Call Restaurant when you arrive


Kitchen Hours

  Wednesday 11-9pm
  Thursday 11-9pm...
  Friday 11-10pm
  Saturday 11-10pm
  Sunday 11-9pm

Bar Open Until 12AM


We offer Indoor Dining, Online Ordering, Carryout & Curbside


Just a short distance from the Alton Marina


Upcoming Events.. click here

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina


Summer Menu.. click here


Open Thur, Fri, Sat... 11am - 11pm,   Sun...11am-10pm



Fuel Dock and Ramp Now Open


Boathouse Restaurant... 636-250-3300

Boathouse Office...........636-250-3800

Website.... N/A
Email...... Boathouseontheriver@gmail.com

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Calhoun Ferry Company


Update 06/06/2020

The Golden Eagle Ferry is open with regular operating hours of Monday-Thursday 5am to 9pm, Friday -Saturday 5am to 2am and Sunday 8am to 9pm.

The Grafton Ferry just opened at 10am today, 06/06/2020 The river levels have not been kind to us lately but today the river level is down just enough to get open.

The Golden Eagle Ferry, Grafton Ferry, Brussels State Ferry and the Kampsville State Ferry are all open so come aboard for a very beautiful and scenic ride on the river.

Thank You and Take Care,
The Calhoun Ferry Company

Cedar Hill Resort

Mississippi River

1 mile below Winfield Dam


Closed and For Sale

Contact Jay at 618 772 5766


Con Trios Yacht Club


Sat.. Aug 8, 2020

Beach BBQ & Party at Two Branch Island

Click here for more info

Duck Club Yacht Club


The Duck Club is the Premier Private Yacht Club serving the Upper Mississippi River, Alton pool boating community. The Club is located at the South end of Dardenne Slough with direct channel access at mm22

Froge's Bar and Grill

Portage des Sioux, MO


$1.50 can beers during all televised St. Louis Blues games!!

$1.50 can beers during all televised games!!



We will now have kitchen open until 10pm on Sundays until Further notice


1530 Highway J
Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373
(636) 899-1139

Grafton Harbor

Confluence of Mississippi & Illinois Rivers


We have pontoon boat rentals available
2 hours: $195
4 hours: $295
8 hours: $488
Includes gas and tax!!
Call: 618-786-7678

Grafton Harbor

Grafton Harbor River Adventures

—Cruise on the Illinois & Mississippi Rivers while sipping on $4.61+tax Harboritas! The crew will be dressed up in our best island attire and you can too!

We have Covid guidelines in place.
Please arrive 30 minutes early for all cruises.
23 passengers will be allowed on the lower level and 26 passengers will be allowed on the upper level. Temperatures will be taken and questions will be asked before everyone enters the boat. Social distancing guidelines will incur.


Click here for 2020 cruise schedule

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers


Check out Grafton's Event and Music

Calendar for Aug 11 thru Aug 25 .... click here




Click here and check out "Welcome to Grafton" website

Grafton Oyster Bar

Grafton Harbor



Tuesday - Thursday 11am-9pm

Friday and Saturday 11am-til the last customer leaves


John's Boat Harbor

Mississippi River at UMR 231.8



Electric back on Transformer. Coons has a death wish. 2nd one this week


Kaskaskia River Run

Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers


Kaskaskia River Run 2020( Boating Event)
We are excited to announce that this year All donations made will be going to Shriner's Hospital for Children.

August 15, 2020
Meeting Point will be next to the Old Riverhouse which is currently shutdown in the main channel. ( Plenty of trailer parking for boats in the parking lot) There is Also A ramp in Evansville Next to Waterstreet if wanting to meet along the way.)The Run will take off at 11am.
The Run will go all the way to the Sandbar on the Mississippi With a DJ Playing music all day... So Bring your BBQ Grills,Volleyballs, Games, ETC.

Please be Responsible and Obey the No wake zones as the Run will go through many of them & Also the Lock & Damn Rules. We are hoping for another great turnout and weather again!

If you or your company is interested in Donating please reach out to me. All donations that will be made will have your company logo on the back of the shirt.

All Tshirts Sold 100% of Donations will be going to Shriner's Hospital for Children.

Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL



Permits in place.  Getting bids on foundation work


"The plan is to keep it in the same location, maybe a little closer to the river and up about 7 ft higher. The building will be just a little smaller with a bigger deck."



Kinder's Restaurant


Photo Gallery of tear down.. click here

Lake Center Marina

MM224.4 UMR


Need to fill up for your weekend water activities? Stop by for 24/7 pump outs & fuel docks


Marina, Boat Service, Fuel

Lewis Boats

Marine Sales and Service


Welcome to Lewis Boats! We are a family owned and operated company that was established in 1993. Our focus is on building relationships by providing the best in products and services.

We have a CSI Award-winning service and parts department with over 175 years of combined experience in the marine industry to take care of all of your parts and service needs. We service Mercury, Mercruiser, Yamaha, Volvo Penta, and Honda Outboards.
We offer Barletta Boats, Sylvan Marine, Cypress Cay, and Crestliner pontoon boats, Phoenix bass boats, Crestliner aluminum fishing boats, Monterey sport boats, and Mercury, Mercruiser, and Yamaha outboard and sterndrives.

Whether you are looking for an aluminum fishing boat, performance pontoon, tournament ready fiberglass bass boat, or a crossover ski boat/ bowrider, our sales consultants will help you find the perfect boat for your family’s wants and needs.

It's no wonder we have been regarded as one of the largest and most trusted dealers in Missouri for more than 20 years. Come meet our dedicated boating staff and allow them to find the right boat or service for your family's needs.

We are conveniently located in between the Missouri Riverfront and Lake Saint Louis. Family owned and operated since 1993. Come in today and check us out!
As we like to say, you are not just buying a boat or getting service but becoming a member of the Lewis Boats Family!


Liberty Harbor

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo


2020 Slip Rates

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Contact Jerry



E-mail Liberty Harbor.. libertyinstl@yahoo.com


Longshot Saloon at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo



Longshot Saloon..Closed for remodeling




Mike's La Rosa at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo



Polestar Boating Center

Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough 221.5


Dock Rentals on the Mississippi River
Safe Harbor Yacht Sales
The Canvas Man, LLC
Vessel Surveyor / Marine Consulting
Quality Marine Repair

Port Charles Harbor

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough at 221.5


Port Charles Harbor, A Full Service Marina Located On The Beautiful Mississippi River! 60 Ton Marine Travel Lift. 636.250.BOAT www.portcharlesharbor.com

Riviera Too

Food, Beer, Wine


Patio is open all weekend!!!! Thursday Friday Saturday!!!


Thu...BBQ 11am.. Patio open lunch & 5-9pm

Fri.... Kevin Gruen..6-9pm..Patio open 5-9pm

Sat... $12 Buckets..Patio open 5-9pm


Store Hours

Sun..... 10-9, M-Th....10-10, Fri Sat..10-11

Call ahead for an order or come in !



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3025 N MO-94, St. Charles, Missouri 63301

St. Charles Boat & Motor

The Complete Marine


With over 50 years in the same location, St. Charles Boat & Motor has worked to perfect our services to stand out above the rest in the Greater St. Louis area. We hold up to the highest expectation of customer service and we pride ourselves in the fact that we have a variety of services to suit everyone's boating needs!

We offer full fiberglass repair, high performance upgrades, transom & stringer rebuilds, service on product up to 20 years old (from current year), new & used parts department, along with many other top of the line services.

We continue to display our Yamaha Sport Boat, Crest Pontoons and Used & Brokerage Boats, as well as our outstanding selection of parts and accessories in the showroom.

We have EVERYTHING you need to be your local One-Stop-Shop!

  Two Rivers Marina

  Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo


Saturday August 15, 2020
Catfish Tourament
Pool 24 of the Mississippi River at Two Rivers Marina

Click here for more info


Saturday August 29, 2020
Dam to Dam Poker Run
Pool 24 of the Mississippi River at Two Rivers Marina

Click here for more info


Check out Fatboys Restaurant Facebook page.... click here

Woodland Marina

UMR 222.8 ...Pool 26 of the Mississippi River


OUR FUEL DOCK IS OPEN & we now have 93 OCTANE with ValvTect!Diesel is also available.

THE SHOWERS& BATHROOMS in the BACK of the Rack Room are also open!!!

We hope to see all of you soon! Call 636.250.4547 to schedule your splash!!

Be safe & happy boating!


Yacht Club of St. Louis

Mississippi River

At UMR 225 On Dardenne Slough



Footings are poured. Foundation started.
Finally some progress after permits were received.
Terry Alexander



Yacht Club tore down due to flood damage.

Rebuilding on Higher ground !



More Things Going On This Week

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River Ferries


Illinois River

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


Mississippi River

Golden Eagle Ferry ....618-  535-5759

Winfield Ferry.............618-  535-5759

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



Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....


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Who's Open.. Who's Closed

Who's Open... Who's Closed........

3rd Chute Bar & Grill ......................... Open
Alton Marina Deli Open
Arrrr Bar at Grafton Harbor.................. Open
Bluff City Grill ........................................ Open
Boathouse Food & Deck..................... Open
Cedar Hill Resort................................ Closed & For Sale
Driftwood Crab Shack @ Longshot Marina Closed
Duck Club Yacht Club........................ Open
Froges Bar & Grill.............................. Open
Grafton Harbor Winery & Gift Shop...... Open
Grafton Oyster Bar............................. Open
Kinder's Restaurant.......................... Being rebuilt in same location
Longshot Saloon................................ Closed for remodling
Mike's LaRosa@ Longshot Marina Open
Yacht Club of St. Louis..................... Being rebuilt in new location

 Your Eye on the River


The Boathouse Food and Deck WebCam

Live Image

Mississippi River on Dardenne Slough UMR 222.2

The Webcam uploads a new picture every 6 minutes..

Hit refresh to update to the latest picture

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



Lock & Dam 15 Webcam

Live Image

Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL


US Army Corps of Engineers

Lock and Dam 15....

US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
Live Image of Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL ...
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Fun, friendly atmosphere

Five Anchor Marina

Beautiful area of the

Mississippi River

New Restaurant On Site

Explore the historic

town of Louisiana, MO


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Alton Marina is the cover photo for the
2020 edition of Quimby's Cruising Guide



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Dining room/ lounge bar & sports bar that offers live video gaming


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

We have Pump Out

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Golden Eagle Ferry

Mon - Thur.. 5AM- 9PM
Fri & Sat.... 5AM- 2AM
Sun........... 8AM- 9PM

On Board Phone
618- 535-5759

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Winfield Ferry


211 W. Main St.  Grafton, IL



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Artistic Affairs Catering
1336 Caulks Hill Rd.
St. Charles, MO 63304
636.922.3003 (FOOD)


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Longshot Marina website

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Mike's LaRosa Bar Facebook


2020 Event Schedule..

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314-239-4243 cell

636-688-7773 fax



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15 Droste Square

St. Charles, Mo

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Phone 314-517-6079



SCHNEIDER Real Estate, Inc
1551 Wall Street, Suite 140
St. Charles, Mo 63303



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Little John's Moptorsports website
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Little John's Marine Service website
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The new management is Padavans NY dba Padavan & Haacke On the Water at the Duck Club

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Now accepting social membership applications

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6257 Hwy V, St. Charles, Mo

Club 636-250-4333
Marina 636-250-4321

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2020 Slip Rates

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Contact Jerry



E-mail Liberty Harbor.. libertyinstl@yahoo.com



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Call 636.723.0005 when your headed to the river and they will have your food ready when you arrive at the store !


Check out the New patio







UMR 222.2
Marine Gas,
Diesel Fuel, Ice

Docks, Rack Storage
 40 Ton Travel Lift
Repairs all makes

& models

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Woodland Marina Feb 2020 update... click here



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