Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Fri, March 30 2012 at 6:12 PM, Updated: Fri, March 30 2012 at 9:37 PM
When the rain falls hard, we know the Illinois Valley is likely to flood.
In a matter of a few hours several inches of rain fell to the Illinois Valley floor. The rivers known for flooding did as expected and a flood watch was put into affect. We caught up with one woman who's been watching the Illinois river go up and down for around 15 years.
News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.
Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.