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Swollen Monocacy River hits flood stage

After two days of steady rain, the Monocacy River has spilled over its banks.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 02:55pm EDT

Tags: flooding, Frederick, Md., kathy stewart

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Flood warnings on Potomac, Monocacy in Frederick

The National Weather Service is warning of minor to moderate flooding along two rivers in Frederick County.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 12:39pm EST

Tags: Potomac River,

Contest to name Monocacy tributaries nears end

A contest to give names to six tributaries of the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) River has drawn more than two dozen entries.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 04:09am EST

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Report describes water rescue for rafters

A Frederick County Sheriff's Office report says two men who tried to float to Walmart on the Monocacy River after superstorm Sandy and had to be rescued didn't see the danger in the trip.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 06:58pm EST

Tags: water rescue

Frederick rescuers save 2 men, 1 officer in water

Frederick County authorities have made two water rescues due to flooding from the Monocacy River.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 10:16am EDT

Tags: Frederick News-Post,

Monocacy River nears predicted crest in Md.

70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 10:08pm EDT

Tags: flooding, Sandy

River backup floods part of Frederick cemetery

A low-lying section of a cemetery in Frederick has flooded from waters rising from the Monocacy River, but cemetery officials say all the graves are secure.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 05:02pm EDT

Tags: Resthaven Memorial Gardens,

Special line of cigars in Md. marks Civil War

As youngsters, David and Steve Castro camped on Antietam Battlefield and splashed in the Monocacy River. David recalls a time when Frederick was called Fredericktowne.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 12:25pm EDT

Tags: Civil War, Antietam Battlefield, Castro Brothers Cigars