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>>
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>>
Wednesday's heat didn't keep people out of the fields.
President Obama has signed a disaster proclamation for 47 Iowa counties following spring storms, tornadoes and flooding. More>>
Even though the fair is canceled, the Fair's 4-H livestock shows will still continue at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester. More>>
Two more counties will have help with flood assistance after Gov. Terry Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency Thursday. More>>
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>>
Between 50 and 60 volunteers came out Wednesday afternoon to work on filling sandbags for the rising Wapsipinicon River. More>>
The Wapsipinicon River at Independence crested at 13.42 feet between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wednesday. More>>
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. More>>
A wet spring and local flooding could affect food prices in the coming months.
Charlie Dietz is a farmer in Plainview, Iowa. He spent much of the day indoors, working on machinery. Machinery that his fields were too wet to support. That's his life lately, a "lot of waiting."More >>
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