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Waukon flood victims paying thousands in out-of-pocket expenses

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It's been two months since devastating and unprecedented flooding raged through the city of Waukon, and many homeowners and business owners there face thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses. More>>

UPDATE: Cedar Rapids flooding threat closes boat ramps, roads

The City of Cedar Rapids will be closing boat ramps beginning at 8 p.m. Friday due to the high river levels that are expected. The City of Cedar Rapids will be closing boat ramps beginning at 8 p.m. Friday due to the high river levels that are expected.

The City of Cedar Rapids will be closing boat ramps beginning at 8 p.m. Friday due to the high river levels that are expected. More>>

Tips on staying safe on Iowa rivers

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The Cedar Rapids Fire Department has to make around a dozen water rescues each summer. They say the top problem they see is owners not keeping up with a boat's maintenance. More>>

Farmers appreciate heat, want rain

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Wednesday's heat didn't keep people out of the fields.
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President Obama signs disaster proclamation for 47 Iowa counties

President Obama has signed a disaster proclamation for 47 Iowa counties following spring storms, tornadoes and flooding. President Obama has signed a disaster proclamation for 47 Iowa counties following spring storms, tornadoes and flooding.
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President Obama has signed a disaster proclamation for 47 Iowa counties following spring storms, tornadoes and flooding. More>>

Linn County Fair 4-H livestock events moved due to high waters Video included

Even though the fair is canceled, the Fair's 4-H livestock shows will still continue at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester. Even though the fair is canceled, the Fair's 4-H livestock shows will still continue at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester.
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Even though the fair is canceled, the Fair's 4-H livestock shows will still continue at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester. More>>

Disaster proclamation for two more counties in Iowa

Two more counties will have help with flood assistance after Gov. Terry Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency Thursday. Two more counties will have help with flood assistance after Gov. Terry Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency Thursday.
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Two more counties will have help with flood assistance after Gov. Terry Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency Thursday. More>>

Olin, Oxford Junction watch as flood waters creep up Video included

Though it seems folks along the Wapsipinicon River in Anamosa may have dodged a bullet, people in Olin and Oxford Junction just downriver are watching as floodwaters creep closer to their homes. Though it seems folks along the Wapsipinicon River in Anamosa may have dodged a bullet, people in Olin and Oxford Junction just downriver are watching as floodwaters creep closer to their homes.
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Though it seems folks along the Wapsipinicon River in Anamosa may have dodged a bullet, people in Olin and Oxford Junction just downriver are watching as floodwaters creep closer to their homes. More>>

Anamosa prepares for rising Wapsipinicon River

Between 50 and 60 volunteers came out Wednesday afternoon to work on filling sandbags for the rising Wapsipinicon River. Between 50 and 60 volunteers came out Wednesday afternoon to work on filling sandbags for the rising Wapsipinicon River.
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Between 50 and 60 volunteers came out Wednesday afternoon to work on filling sandbags for the rising Wapsipinicon River. More>>

UPDATE: Wapsi River crested at 13.4 feet in Independence

The Wapsipinicon River at Independence crested at 13.42 feet between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wednesday. The Wapsipinicon River at Independence crested at 13.42 feet between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wednesday.
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The Wapsipinicon River at Independence crested at 13.42 feet between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wednesday. More>>

Wapsi River in Anamosa expected to set record

The Wapsipinicon River could set a new record this week.  According to current forecasts from the National Weather Service, the river will crest Friday night at 27 feet. That's higher than the current record set in 2008, which was a level of 26.18 feet. The Wapsipinicon River could set a new record this week. According to current forecasts from the National Weather Service, the river will crest Friday night at 27 feet. That's higher than the current record set in 2008, which was a level of 26.18 feet.
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The Wapsipinicon River could set a new record this week.

According to current forecasts from the National Weather Service, the river will crest Friday night at 27 feet. That's higher than the current record set in 2008, which was a level of 26.18 feet.
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  • Energy safety tips during flooding

    Energy safety tips during flooding

    Tuesday, May 28 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-05-28 22:26:36 GMT
    MidAmerican Energy and Alliant Energy urges customers to be safe around their electric and gas service if flooding occurs in their homes or businesses.MidAmerican Energy and Alliant Energy urges customers to be safe around their electric and gas service if flooding occurs in their homes or businesses.
    MidAmerican Energy and Alliant Energy urges customers to be safe around their electric and gas service if flooding occurs in their homes or businesses.More >>
    MidAmerican Energy and Alliant Energy urges customers to be safe around their electric and gas service if flooding occurs in their homes or businesses.More >>
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