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It's Fathers Day Weekend

Sat, Sun..17, 18 JUNE 2017

 

 

 

Over 86 Million Boater Visits

To The Always Changing e-Waters of RiverBills.com

 

 

Another beautiful evening on the Mighty Mississippi

 

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Hi Bill,

It was just another beautiful evening on the Mighty Mississippi down at Hoppies Marina last night.

 

See you on the river!
Claudia Burris

 

 

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Anxiously waiting for LaRosa Tiki bar to open

at

My River Home

Sat Pic

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The Pictures of the Day.... were taken earlier this week at My River Home Marina. It's a shot of the boat bar and the palms for the LaRosa Bar
 

The LaRosa Tiki bar is opening next weekend !
 

 

Friday... June 16 Pay Dirt from 7-11

 

Saturday... Lone Ranger duo at 2PM and the full band at 8PM

 

Sunday... Father's Day Robert Perry and the Mojos

Gift for all fathers

and BBQ
 

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Beautiful Evening at Hoppies

 

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YesterYears Pictures on This Day in 2016.... was sent to us by Claudia Burris last week.  Claudia hails out of Hoppies Marina in Kimmswick, Mo

 

 

Hi Bill,


It was a beautiful evening at Hoppies Marina! Hope to see you soon!

 


Claudia Burris
Hoppies Marina Correspondent

 

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Added Sunday

06/17/2017..Lake Of The Ozarks..Person Impacts Watercraft

OCCURRED AS VESSEL 1 STRUCK A WAKE CAUSING PASSENGER TO STRIKE THE RAILING ON THE BOW OF THE BOAT

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Added Sunday

06/17/2017..Lake Of The Ozarks..Collision With Watercraft

VESSEL 1 WAS ANCHORED AT THE 6 MILE MARK OF THE BIG NIANGUA AND VESSEL 2 WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND AND STRUCK VESSEL 1.
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Added Sunday

Missouri Flood Aftermath

FEMA Denials May Have Been Made In Error........

 

Problems with 911 addresses could have caused mistakes in denial letters sent to flood victims in Missouri who had requested assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

 

Media specialist Troy York said that close to 2,400 people across Missouri had registered with FEMA under this disaster declaration. 

 

FEMA is recommending that residents that have not been approved for assistance carefully read any denial letters that they may have received, and contact the agency again........

 

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

Added Sunday

Mississippi River At Hartford, Illinois

Confluence Tower Hosting International SUNday Event........

 

Today may be Father's Day, but it also is the day that International SUNday is being celebrated in the Riverbend at the Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower in Hartford. 

 

Local astronomer Eddie Agha says that visitors will be able to look at the sun in a variety of ways.  He says that there will be several solar scopes set up so that visitors can safely view the sun.

 

The event will run from noon to 5 pm and there will be several volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Eastern Missouri on hand to answer questions, and the first 100 visitors will receive free solar glasses........

 

Click here to read this news story from riverbender.com.  With Photo and Audio.

Added Sunday

Missouri State Highway Patrol

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Troop F Reminds Boaters About Navigation Lights

Captain Michael A. Turner, commanding officer, Troop F, Jefferson City, reminds boaters about the proper use of navigation lights while on the water.

Troopers on Lake of the Ozarks reported several encounters with vessels failing to properly display navigation lights since Memorial Day weekend. Preliminary statistics from May 26, 2017, through June 12, 2017, indicate troopers issued 12 citations and 84 warnings to boaters for navigation lights burned out, displaying lights other than prescribed on a watercraft, or not displaying navigation lights.

The required navigation lights differ depending on the type and size of your vessel. State law requires boat operators to display the required navigation lights between sunset and sunrise.

Generally speaking, vessels are required to display a red light on the port (left) side of the vessel and a green light displayed on the starboard (right) side. The red and green lights should be visible from at least one mile away on a dark, clear night. Additionally, an all-around white light must be visible from at least two miles on a dark, clear night. Section 306.100 RSMo. provides the complete description of vessel navigation lights based on the length of the vessel. Section 306.100 RSMo. can be read in its entirety here: https://www.moga.mo.gov/mostatutes/stathtml/30600001001.HTML

There are various combinations of lights which meet the requirements by state law. Navigation lights are imperative on the water at night to prevent boat accidents. Navigation on the water at night is unique in that your lights are designed so other boaters are able to see you and determine the direction you are traveling, but your navigation lights will not necessarily help you see better at night. It is illegal to display spotlights or docking lights continuously, but those lights may be used briefly to identify hazards in the water.

Missouri has a 30 mph nighttime speed limit effective 30 minutes after sunset to one hour before sunrise. Depending on visibility, it may be prudent for boaters to travel much slower than the 30 mph speed limit at night.

“If you will be out on the water after dark, check your navigation lights before you leave the dock or ramp.” stated Captain Turner. “When boaters understand and obey the law, and vessels are in good operating order, everyone’s experience on the water becomes safer.” Do your part to make our waterways safe at night by displaying proper navigation lights and by reducing your speed when visibility is limited.

Watercraft operators must consider the effect their actions have on others: Share the waterway and use common sense, good judgment, and courtesy to ensure the safety of all. Life jackets save lives. Wear It!!

 

Reprinted from the Missouri State Highway Patrol...  click here

Photo by Oscar Grossheim

 

Added Sunday

Mississippi River Near Muscatine, Iowa

 

While Trolling The Internet....  We reeled in a photo gallery of the Old Mississippi River high bridge linking Muscatine, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois.  The span was originally built in 1891, and collapsed twice during it's life, once in February 1899, and again in June 1956.  The bridge was replaced by the current span in 1973, and the old one went out with a bang....

 

Click here to check out these photos from qctimes.com.

 

 

Added Sunday

Fishy Tales From Tacoma, Washington

Rubber Duckie, You're The One........

 

On Friday, the world's largest rubber duck was towed into the port of Tacoma, Washington, and placed amongst a bevy of beautiful sailing vessels.

 

The six story tall, 15 ton "Mama Duck" will be on display in the port during the sailship festival that is being held over the weekend........

 

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Updated 14 June 2017

    US Army Corps of Engineers

    St. Louis District - Weekly Navigation Channel Condition

   

 

 

 

Mississippi River

MILE 283.2 - BRIDGE PUBLIC NOTICE
Louisiana Highway (U.S. Route 54 Champ Clark) Bridge; A public notice has been issued for the replacement of the existing Louisiana Highway Bridge. The public notice can be viewed at the following web address: https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=pnBridges&Active=1&region=8&ext=r. Comment period expires June 22, 2017

 

MILE 179.2 - BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION
Poplar Street Bridge; A work barge will be spud down on the back sides of the right descending main navigation channel pier. Barge will remain in place until July 24, 2017

 

Illinois River

MILE 42.0 - CORE BORINGS
Commencing approximately June 21, 2017 and continuing until approximately July 14, 2017, Amherst Madison Inc., will conduct core boring in the vicinity of Mile 42.0, along both sides of the channel, in close proximity to the I-64 Bridge. The contractors floating plant will consist of the M/V LADY LOIS, and a barge mounted crane. Work will be conducted from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The M/V Lady LOIS will monitor VHF-FM Channels 13 or 16. During non-working hours, the contractors floating plant will be moored in the vicinity of Mile 42.1, LDB, Amherst Madison facility. Mariners are urged to transit the area with caution.

 

Missouri River

MILE 137.7 - TRAINING EXERCISE
Continuing until June 16, 2017, the U.S. Army National Guard will conduct construction training in the vicinity of Mile 137.7. Training will be conducted 24-hours a day. Boats will be utilized to build a 150-foot long structure off the RDB. Mariners may contact (573) 638-3303, for additional information. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area.

MILE 32.5 - MILE 31.5 - MARINE EVENT.
On June 24, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., the Rotary Duckie Race will be held between approximate Mile 32.5 and 31.5. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area, during the event period.

 

The above info is reprinted from the US Army Corps of Engineers website for your "reference."

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Lake Center Marina

Spring Fling........

 

6th Annual Spring Fling
Saturday, June 17 at 7 PM - 11 PM
5898 Washeon Rd, St Charles, MO 63301-5972, United States


Bring the entire family out for our 6th Annual Spring Fling at the Marina!

Jambone will be back to rock out with us on the lawn from 7-11pm. We'll have BBQ, fresh fish, and refreshments. Please bring a side dish or desert! BYOB.

Give us a call at the office (636.250.7500) if you have any questions.

We can't wait to see you there!

 

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Southeastern Missouri Rivers

Two Die On Missouri Waterways On The Same Day........

 

Officials report that two people died on the same day in rivers in southeastern Missouri. 

 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that on Tuesday morning, 70 year old Kenneth Vancil fell out of a boat while on a family fishing trip on the Black River.  His 12 year old grandson was thrown from the boat, but managed to get back in.  Vancil was found floating face-down approximately a mile downstream.

 

13 year old Justin Persons was killed later Tuesday on the Jacks Fork River when his canoe capsized, and he ended up jammed beneath a fallen tree........

 

Click here to read this news tidbit from fox2now.com.

 

Missouri River Near Kansas City, Missouri

Man Evading Police Swam Across The Missouri River........

 

After leading police officers on a chase around the Kansas City area, a man swam across the Missouri River, and then attempted to swim back to the other side.

 

According to the Kansas City Star, 29 year old Shane Hyde was charged on Thursday with tampering and resisting arrest.  The chase began on Wednesday when the driver of a stolen vehicle rammed a police vehicle, and drove off with officers in pursuit.

 

Officials say that Hyde drove off a levee in Kansas City, Kansas, and swam across the Missouri River to Riverside, Missouri.  As officers approached, Hyde started to swim back to the Kansas shore, but ended up signaling for help........

 

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

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60th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

T-Shirts Preview.......

 

The 60th Annual Blessing of the Fleet T-Shirts have been ordered! They will be available at the Benefit for the Blessing of the Fleet at Alton Marina on July 15th, 2017 for only $10 each while supplies last.

 

Many Thanks to Bill Kelley of RiverBills for again helping with the t-shirts.

 

Here are the front and back proofs.

 

Darryll Weil

President of the Blessing of the Fleet

 

 

Re-printed from the Blessing of the Fleet Facebook... click here

 

One Month until the Blessing of the Fleet Pool Party a Alton Marina

 

 

RiverBill says... RiverBills.com is so glad to be a part of this event !

 

Reprinted from Missouri River Relief

 

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Lake Of The Ozarks

Large, Fast Boats Causing Issues At The Lake........

 

Residents and business owners at the Lake of the Ozarks are claiming that bigger boats and their wakes are causing thousands of dollars in damages to the shoreline and the docks dotting the shoreline.

 

This issue is nothing new, however, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is unable to ticket boaters, as it is the wake causing the damage, not the boat.

 

Missouri legislators have considered making changes to the laws, but they are not able to find compromise between those who wish to limit boat sizes, and marina dealers, and their customers who spend big money on those large boats........

 

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

 

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Natchez Explorer Mississippi River Expedition

 RiverBills.com is following John David and Barry on their trip down the Mississippi River to Natchez, Mississippi

 

06-14-17 Facebook post...
Today was an easy laid back exploration day. We continued to explore Helena, Arkansas. We toured the Delta cultural Museum, and then had lunch at the downtown bar and grill with a very good friend. After lunch he toured us around Helena and showed us many of the historic homes and sites to see. He then gave us a ride to Walmart where we purchased more gasoline and coolers and ice. The coolers and Ice were necessary as our third generator took a dive last night. We will rough it out between Helena and Natchez Mississippi. Not sure how we will survive with no air conditioning no television and no refrigerator not to mention hot water but we will make do! Tomorrow morning we will depart for Greenville and thinking that we may try to do the entire 100 miles depending upon weather and Tow boats. Once at Greenville we can purchase our final gasoline and maybe hook up for the night to electric and water. Depending upon the marina fees we may stay a night or two to explore Greenville. Right now it is raining in Helena, our first real rain of the entire Expedition. We are hoping for fair-weather between here and Natchez but realize the father South we go the greater the chances of foul weather. The rain has cooled the temperature off dramatically and tonight may be a great night for sleeping
 

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River History....


June 17, 1673 in River History


Father Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit priest, and Louis Jolliet, a French cartographer born in Canada, are credited with the historic discovery of the Mississippi River on this date in 1673

 

 

Saturday, June 17, 2017

US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Vessel Examination Station

John's Boat Harbor........

 

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Public Affairs


Date: June 17, 2017
Contact: Marilyn Aten
Public Affairs Officer
314-607-2069
Email:marilynatne@sbcgloba.net

http://a0850304.uscgaux.info/
 

 

PRESS Release
 

VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS AT JOHN’S BOAT HARBOR

 

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 34 is having a Vessel Safety Check Station Saturday 17 June from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at John’s Boat Harbor, Mile Marker 231.8 on the Upper Mississippi River.

Free Vessel Examinations will be available to the boating public. We will be available to answer questions about boating safety, state and federal requirements. The Vessel Exams will take approximately 20 minutes.

Some of the items checked include boating registration or documentation, regulation numbers, fire extinguisher, life jackets, navigation lights, sound producing devices and more. A decal is issued to those vessels that pass.

A boating safety exhibit will be there to offer free pamphlets on life jackets, legal requirements, marine radios, navigation, hunting & fishing for boaters along with personnel available to answer questions and other boating related topics.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary created by an Act of Congress in 1939 is the uniformed civilian component of the U.S. Coast Guard supporting the Coast Guard in nearly all its missions. For more information on the Coast Guard Auxiliary, please visit cgaux.org


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Mississippi River At Rock Island, Illinois

The Corps Is Making Repairs to Lock and Dam 15 ........

 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on making repairs to some of the aging locks and dams along the Mississippi River.  The locks were originally intended to have a 50 year lifespan, however, several of them are 80 years old.

 

The Corps is currently working to repair the deteriorating concrete and steel gates at Lock and Dam No.15 between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island.  The project is expected to cost $15 million.

 

The Corps says that they are focusing on crucial maintenance needs at this time.  Mississippi River  traffic is still able to transit the region, as one of the locks is open while repairs are being made on the other........

 

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Mississippi River Near Burlington, Iowa

Man Died After Fall From Houseboat........

 

Officials report that a man died after he fell from his houseboat which was moored at a marina along the Mississippi River in southeastern Iowa.

 

The incident occurred at Bluff Harbor Marina, which is located on the Mississippi River at Burlington, Iowa.  63 year old Thomas Hoschek was pronounced dead at Great River Medical Center.

 

The cause of Hoschek's death hasn't been released.  Officials are not certain if he accidentally fell, or if he suffered from a medical condition that caused him to fall........

 

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Kentucky Drag Boat Association

Race Schedule for 2017

http://www.kdba.net/race-schedule/

 Sat, Jun 3 – Sun, Jun 4, 2017   Kentucky Lake
 Fri, Jun 9 – Sun, Jun 11, 2017   Wheatland, Mo
 Sat, Jul 1 – Sun, Jul 2, 2017   Kentucky Lake
 Fri, Jul 21 – Sun, Jul 23, 2017   Augusta, Georgia
 Sat, Aug 5 – Sun, Aug 6, 2017   Kentucky Lake
 Sat, Aug 26 – Sun, Aug 27, 2017   Livermore, Ky
 Fri, Sep 1 – Sun, Sep 3, 2017   Wheatland, Mo
 Sat, Sep 16 – Sun, Sep 17, 2017   Evansville, IL
 Fri, Nov 3 - Sun, Nov 5, 2017   Chandler, AZ

What's Going on This Week

3rd Chute Bar & Grill

 211 W. Main St. Grafton, IL

 

Sat.. June 17

Jake Weber & the Lonesome Drifters 6p

 

OPEN DAILY

Just a short walk from the marina

Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL

 
June 24, 2017

Want to taste some of the finest BBQ from pit masters around the region? Here's who's on the menu for the Bikes & BBQ Festival on June 24 at the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater: Pappy's Smokehouse, Bogart's Smokehouse, Sugarfire Smoke House, Capitalist Pig, Southtown Pub & Doc's Smokehouse and Catering!
Find more info & VIP tickets here: https://goo.gl/Eo5G7f

 

Deli is Open

Come And See What's New

And Enjoy a Great Meal

 

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina

 

Fri.. June 16 Pay Dirt from 7-11PM

 

Sat.. June 17 Lone Ranger duo at 2PM and the full band at 8PM

 

Sun... Father's Day

Robert Perry and the Mojos

Gift for all fathers

and BBQ

 

Business Hours

  Thursday: 11AM-10PM

  Friday: 11AM-12PM

  Saturday: 11AM-1:30AM

  Sunday: 11AM-10PM

Illinois River at Naples, IL

Evandy's Boatel

 

Sat... June 17

Goobie Brothers Rolling on The River! 8PM

Froge's Bar and Grill

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

Every Friday throughout the year we serve whole catfish, catfish nuggets, Alaskan Pollock and salmon served with 2 sides and a soft drink for $8.99 from 11am until gone or 10pm

 

Open year round

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers

Two Week Activity  Calendar

 

  

Click here and check out Grafton's Event and Music Calendar


 

Sat.. May 28

Grafton Harbor

 

The ARRRR Bar is OPEN !

 

 

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The Grafton Oyster Bar

Grafton Harbor

 

The new outside deck is open !

Monday:   CLOSED
Tuesday-  Friday: 11- 1 AM
Saturday: 11- 2AM
Sunday:   11- 12 AM

John's Boat Harbor

Mississippi River

 

Sat... June 17, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 34 is having a Vessel Safety Check Station Saturday 17 June from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at John’s Boat Harbor, Mile Marker 231.8 on the Upper Mississippi River

Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL

 

Now that the Golden Eagle Ferry is open Kinder's back to normal hours.
Mon & Tue ....closed
Weds............11am-5pm
Thurs............11am - 8pm...
Fri & Sat...... 11am - 9pm
Sun............. 11am - 8pm
 

Lake Center Marina

MM224.4 UMR

 

Sat, June 17...

6th Annual Spring Fling
Saturday at 7 PM - 11 PM

 

Bring the entire family out for our 6th Annual Spring Fling at the Marina!

Jambone will be back to rock out with us on the lawn from 7-11pm. We'll have BBQ, fresh fish, and refreshments. Please bring a side dish or desert! BYOB.

Give us a call at the office (636.250.7500) if you have any questions.

We can't wait to see you there!

Portage des Sioux

My River Home

 

THE FLOOD IS GONE! You are now able to drive in the main marina entrance. The marina restrooms are now fully functional.

The Longshot Saloon opens at 4pm today for Taco Thursday. This Saturday and Sunday we will have BREAKFAST from 8:00am-11:00am. Saturday night Killer Wails Live Band are here from 8pm-Midnight. Please stay tuned for our Father's Day specials and thank you again for all your continued patience.
We hope everyone enjoys their Father's Day at the River!

 

Sat... June 17  Killer Whales Band    8PM-12AM


 

LaRosa Opening ......opening the weekend of June 24 & 25

 

MRH Yacht Club/Driftwood Crab Shack Opening....  TBD

 

 Yacht Club of St. Louis Restaurant

This weekends info and specials
  Club opens at noon Thursday
  Live music Sat. @ 8pm upstairs

  - Matt "The Rattlesnake" Lesch
  Live music Sun @ 2pm poolside

  - Bill Roemer

 

Specials...

  Potato soup w/cheese and bacon
  Peel & Eat Shrimp - served hot & dusted w / old bay
  Fresh Chilean Seabass - Grilled or Blackened
  Proscuitto and Provel Stuffed Pork Chop - Finished w/a provel cream sauce
  Granny Smith Caramel Apple Cheesecake

 

Sun, June 18

  Father's Day Pancake Breakfast
   *** Reservations Required ***

 

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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 

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Restaurants

Who's Open.. Who's Closed

 

Who's Open... Who's Closed........
 

3rd Chute........................... Open
Boathouse Food & Deck.............................. Open
Cedar Hill Resort......................................... Open
Driftwood Crab Shack @ MRH Resort TBD
Duck Club Yacht Club.................................. Open
Evandy's Boatel........................................... Open
Froges Bar & Grill....................................... Open All Year
Grafton Harbor Winery & Gift Shop.............. Open For The Season
Grafton Oyster Bar....................................... Open All Year
Kinder's Restaurant.....................................

Open

Longshot Saloon.........................................

Open

LaRosa Cantina...........................................

Opening the weekend of June 24 &25

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

 

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Open

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

 

 

PROPS

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Call Kirk Blomgren for all your Private Aircraft Needs


Meisinger Aviation

 Spirit of St. Louis Airport

 636-536-3976
 

Aircraft Sales

Management

Acquisition

e-mail

Kirk.blomgren@mallcstl.com
 

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 211 W. Main St. Grafton, IL

 

OPEN DAILY
Breakfast 7am- 11am
Sun - Fri: 11am - 1am
Sat: 11am - 2am

618.786.8888

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My River Home website

 

 

 

  Thu..4:00pm -11:00pm
  Fri....4:00pm - 1:00am
  Sat..1:00am - 1:00am
  Sun..1:00pm -11:00pm

 

 

 

Kitchen open til 9pm Tue, Wed, Thur and Sun!

 

 

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Phone 314-517-6079

RealtorAimeeDavison@Gmail.com

 

 

SCHNEIDER Real Estate, Inc

1Point West Blvd

St. Charles, Mo

 

 

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Little John's Moptorsports webite

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Little Johns Marine Service website 

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Call office at 636-250-7500 for information on dockage, rack storage, winter storage, winterizing and service or repairs.

 

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

 

 

 

 

THREE LOCATIONS
Close to where you are

on the river

 

STORAGE

short & long term

 

4 BOAT LIFTS

 up to 60 tons

 

MOBILE SERVICE

 

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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 !

 

 

 

Landmap from Alton IL
Landmap from St.Charles.Mo

 

 

 

 

Grafton Harbor Winery

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UMR 222.2

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Marine Gas,

Diesel Fuel,  Ice

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Docks, Rack Storage

 40 Ton Travel Lift

Repairs all makes & models

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636-250-3446

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Map.. click here

Website click here

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Queen Pillow Top Mattress Set ....$499

Boater Owned / Operated

 

 

 

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River Road Renegades Show Team

Sponsor Info...Click here

 

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for website

 

  

 

 

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for website

and more information

 

 

 

Toll-Free:

866-249-2135

 

Class schedule click here

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If you dream it,

I can build it. 

 

If you break it,

I can fix it

 

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Let's Plan a River Get-Away

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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

 

We have Pump Out Now

 

Ramp Passes & Storage

636-946-2073

 

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No Wake Inn

Rooms Available Year Round

 

  Call 314-620-1971

or  618- 883- 2356

 

Website.. click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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PHOTOGRAPHY

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RESTAURANTS

  3rd Chute Bar & Grill

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      Deck

  Cedar Hill Resort

  Evendy's Boatel

  Froge's Bar and Grill

  Grafton Oyster bar

  Hawg Pit BBQ Barn

  Kinder's

  Loading Dock Bar & Grill 

  Longshot Saloon

 

  Mel's Riverdock Restaurant 

 

TOWING

  Pool26 Boat Towing Service

  TowBoatUS St Charles & St Louis

 

 

 

TRAILER REPAIR

  Little John's Marine Service

 

UPHOLSTERY

  CID All Boat Repair

  Kate's Covers

 

WINERIES

  Grafton Harbor Winery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lock & Dam 15 Webcam

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Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL

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Lock and Dam 15....

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