Drone view of frozen Mississippi River

An unusually hard winter along the middle Mississippi River valley creates an interesting opportunity for drone journalism. LU assistant professor of journalism and licensed drone pilot Will Sites flew Blue Tiger 1 over a frozen Mississippi River at Grafton, Illinois – just upstream from St. Louis.

(Sites teaches drone journalism at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo.)

A tugboat pushes a barge full of coal near Grafton, Illinois.

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