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Flood News Compendium

Flood Victims Find Extensive Damage Too Much

 

 

Colfax Flood Recovery Overwhelming 9min

...dropped below flood stage, but residents are becoming overwhelmed by the work of cleaning up the damage left behind.Work to remove piles of soaked personal ...

from Iowa News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com - 2:50 AM (5 hours ago)

Colfax Flood Recovery Overwhelming

...dropped below flood stage, but residents are becoming overwhelmed by the work of cleaning up the damage left behind.

from Des Moines, IA news from WHO-TV- msnbc.com - 10:59 PM (8 hours ago)

Colfax Flood Recovery Overwhelming

...dropped below flood stage, but residents are becoming overwhelmed by the work of cleaning up the damage left behind.

from KCCI.com - Local News - 10:45 PM (9 hours ago)

DOT: Flood waters close Hwy. 63 between Ottumwa and Eddyville

...Flooding of the Des Moines River has closed U.S. Highyway 63 in Wapello County between Iowa Highway 149 near Ottumwa and Iowa Highway 137 near Eddyville, according to the Iowa DOT.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Aug 20, 2010 (12 hours ago)

Moving Hilton Coliseum not a likely flood prevention option

...the campus flood damage sometime next week when FEMA represen...

from Iowa News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com - Aug 20, 2010 (14 hours ago)

Online Video Advertising Reaching 'Frenzy Point'

...With the flood, comes the feast. Advertising dollars are pouring into online video. Some of the largest online video ad networks are seeing revenue growth accelerating this quarter, and expect the fourth quarter to be even bigger. "Last year we grew 40%, this year we are growing 90%," says Keith Richman, CEO of Break Media. He expects B...

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - Aug 20, 2010 (19 hours ago)

Forget Dams Bursting, Are Collapsing Bridges Next?

...flood waters rushing over the banks of too many of Iowa's rivers, the Courts can expect and onslaught of water-related property damage cases.  When it comes to Lake Delhi the homeowners talking to claim adjusters those homeowners might as well be living in New Delhi, India. After talking to your insurance agent and adjuster you'll think ...

from Iowa Edict - Aug 20, 2010 (yesterday)

Market Fails at 50-Day Moving Average

...power to flood the markets with cash, which has been bullish for gold and mining stocks. The several gap downs on the S&P are hard to short as the market may rally to try to fill those gaps. Although I have downside targets, I would look for a countertrend days to enter if going short. Yesterday's break of the 50 day moving average was a...

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - Aug 20, 2010 (yesterday)

Iowa State considers levee to safeguard Hilton Coliseum

...heighten the flood risk for homes east of Squaw Creek.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Aug 20, 2010 (yesterday)

Crews Tear Into Flood Damaged Hilton Coliseum

...s flooding could take longer.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Aug 19, 2010 (2 days ago)

Colfax residents pick up the pieces

...hundreds of flood-affected residents and business owners hardly know where to start.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Aug 19, 2010 (2 days ago)

Flood-weary Colfax eyes damage as water ebbs

...dipped below flood stage today.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Aug 18, 2010 (3 days ago)

Flood Victims Find Extensive Damage Too Much

...hard by flooding last week are returning home Tuesday to find their neighborhoods completely coated with mud.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Aug 17, 2010 (4 days ago)

ABA Ponders Accrediting Offshore Law Schools

...feel the flood of newly "accredited" attorneys sitting for bar exams and further saturating the already completely underwater market for U.S. legal jobs. And don't discount the political problems. The last thing we want is for the ABA - again, not an organization renowned for its spine - being forced into accrediting some random law school in Sa...

from Above the Law: A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful ... - Aug 17, 2010 (4 days ago)

Inspectors Red Tag 41 Homes As 'Unsafe'

...than 41 flood-stricken homes on Des Moines' east side as unsafe to occupy.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Aug 17, 2010 (4 days ago)

Flood-Carved Gorge Becomes Tourist Attraction

...Flood water in Colfax is finally receding, but the main highway into town remains closed and a flood-carved gorge is a new tourist attraction.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Aug 17, 2010 (4 days ago)

Cedar Rapids: 435 Flood-Damaged Homes Demolished

from KCRG - News - Local - Aug 5, 2010 6:01 PM

City Crushes 435 Flood-Damaged Homes

...the 2008 flooding.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Aug 5, 2010 1:15 PM

Waterloo given $7 million grant for flood control

...grant for flood control August 05, 2010 08:34 EDT WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce is providing Waterloo with a $7 million grant for flood control ...

from Iowa News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com - Aug 5, 2010 11:15 AM

Agrium Perseveres Through Drought and Flood

Chris Damas submits: Agrium Inc. (AGU) came out with predictably good results for the second quarter ending June 30 and the stock is up $2.40 at $65.98 on the NYSE on 2.9 million shares traded. The stock is trading at $67.16 Cdn on the TSX on 1.15 million traded. Our 2010 seasonal target for Agrium is $75.38 (up 14.25%) based on 6.5 times our $11...

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - Aug 5, 2010 9:44 AM

Sinclair Demolition Project Nearing Halfway Point

...from the flood and fire damaged site each day. More...

from Iowa News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com - Aug 5, 2010 12:13 AM

Fees Waived for Records Lost in Flood

DES MOINES, Iowa - Governor Chet Culver on Wednesday issued a disaster proclamation that waives fees for replacement copies of vital records and recreational vehicle registration documents destroyed...

from Iowa News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com - Aug 4, 2010 5:50 PM

Fees Waived for Records Lost in Flood

from KCRG - News - Local - Aug 4, 2010 3:52 PM

Mason City flood salvage discussion gets heated

...than 100 flood-damaged homes. City administrator Brent Trou...

from Iowa News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com - Aug 4, 2010 2:44 PM

Outsourcing: Here Come the Expats

...then a flood. But that may change, as more business flows out of traditional law firms and into India. Compensation for top managers at legal outsourcing firms is competitive with salaries at midsize law firms outside of major U.S. metro areas, executives in the industry say. Living costs are much lower in India, and often, there is the added al...

from Above the Law: A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful ... - Aug 4, 2010 9:07 PM

Flash Flood Totals Multiple Cars

...Flash flooding caused major damage to parked cars and the Ramada Inn on Merle Hay Road in Des Moines.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Aug 4, 2010 1:48 PM

Flash Flood Damages Dozens Of Cars

Morning storms caused problems across Iowa Wednesday morning.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Aug 5, 2010 7:58 AM

I-JOBS has created jobs

...the 2008 flood and the recent down economy.

from Iowa News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com - Aug 4, 2010 5:22 AM

Arson Fairly Rare in Cedar Rapids' Flood Zone

from KCRG - News - Local - Aug 3, 2010 10:42 PM

First Checks Go to Flood Victims for Possessions

from KCRG - News - Local - Aug 3, 2010 6:58 PM

Non-Sequiturs: 08.03.10

...it would flood New Orleans. But now they want to discourage gym membership? [Going Concern] * Don't forget to vote this evening. [Politico] * Epic and brilliant list of types of people that Law & Order doesn't like. Yes, you're probably on it. [New York Times/Opinionator] * There is something unnatural about a baby conceived years after the ...

from Above the Law: A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful ... - Aug 4, 2010 3:02 PM

Culver: Lake Delhi aid hinges on its value for state

...Lake Delhi flood damage, but only if the public benefit outweighs the public investment.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Aug 3, 2010 8:41 AM

Officials Suspect Arson In House Fire in Cedar Rapids' Flood Zone

from KCRG - News - Local - Aug 3, 2010 7:44 AM

Flood Damage Poses Health Concerns

from KCRG - News - Local - Aug 2, 2010 6:34 PM

Flood warnings issued in eastern Iowa

...has issued flood warnings for parts of Iowa and Illinois as water from last month's heavy rainfall filtered its way into creeks, streams and rivers.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Aug 1, 2010 5:54 PM

When it comes to nature is it still true that Mother Knows Best

...sending damaging flood water down the Maquoketa River. http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid36249172001?bclid=0&bctid=241739799001 I have to wonder where were the whistleblowers before the dam broke?

from Iowa Edict - Aug 14, 2010 5:43 PM

Doubts on dam raised long ago

...historically heavy flood - and one inspector predicted such an event might push water over the top of the dam.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 31, 2010 4:33 AM

Hansen: Flooded preschool holds on

...flood-damaged quarters.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 31, 2010 11:48 AM

RAGBRAI Rolls into Manchester a Week After Flood

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 31, 2010 1:10 PM

First Big Flood Home Demolition Contract Wrapping Up Soon

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 31, 2010 1:10 PM

House Approves $20 Million for Flood Recovery

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 30, 2010 4:10 PM

New State Program To Help Flood Victims

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 30, 2010 1:07 PM

Network Connectivity Is About to Be Automated

...by a flood of new demands and an increasingly likely new tech refresh cycle driven by increasing network infrastructure automation and control.At the core of this new cycle is a flood of new devices being attached to the network, and at an unprecedented pace. Connectivity, or the ability for a network to recognize what is attached, becomes criti...

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - Jul 29, 2010 7:17 AM

Culver reaches out to Delhi residents

...him aid flood victims.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 29, 2010 4:51 AM

Has the focus of I-JOBS changed?

...improvements and flood recovery projects the program has financed.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 29, 2010 4:51 AM

Engineers say damaged floodgate is suspect in Lake Delhi dam failure

...a broken floodgate contributed to the Lake Delhi dam's failure last weekend, national experts say.   |   Complete flood coverage.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 29, 2010 3:47 PM

Culver planning state assistance program for flood, storm victims

...by recent flooding and storms.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 28, 2010 2:08 PM

Flood Updates from Around Eastern Iowa

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 28, 2010 12:19 PM

Fed aid could pay for cleanup at private Lake Delhi lands

...pay for flood debris removal in private Lake Delhi neighborhoods after all, state officials said today.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 28, 2010 3:30 PM

Culver Returns To Site Of Dam Disaster

...for helping flood victims get back on their feet.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 28, 2010 8:54 AM

Dam breach occurred in midst of effort to repair flood gates

The owners of the Lake Delhi dam missed a 2009 deadline for making repairs to the structure, but they say the repairs would not have prevented last weekend's disastrous breach of the dam.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 28, 2010 4:37 AM

Iowa Politics Insider: Zaun's statements on flood aid draw fire

...help Iowa flood victims, Democrats alleged Tuesday.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 28, 2010 4:37 AM

Historic bridge still missing after flood

The Corbett's Mill Bridge, east of Monticello in Jones County, collapsed into the Maquoketa River over the weekend, the Iowa Department of Transportation said Tuesday.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 28, 2010 4:37 AM

Oxford Junction and Oxford Mills Fighting Flood Water

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 28, 2010 12:13 AM

Delaware County Church Reaches Out to Flood Victims

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 28, 2010 1:11 AM

Lake Delhi flood victims will have to pay for debris removal

...debris that flood victims have piled in their yards - because all the roads are private property.   |   More flood coverage

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 27, 2010 6:06 PM

2-Year Wait To Fix DM Levee Ends

...breached by flood waters, crew started construction this week on a permanent fix.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 27, 2010 7:01 PM

Delaware County Decided Not To Participate in Flood Insurance Program

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 27, 2010 1:26 PM

Jones County Flood Victims: Here's Where To Find Help

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 27, 2010 1:26 PM

Rental aid available for Iowa flood victims

...and other flood victims may receive temporary help with housing through the Iowa Rental Help program, state officials said this morning.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 27, 2010 10:17 AM

Motorcycles and water covered roads don't mix.

...37 Does Flood Wow we have a lot of flooding go on in Iowa. The dam at Lake Delhi let go and the entire Nine Mile Lake was lost. From the news report is seems no one had flood insurance because Delaware County officials didn't want to participate in the national flood insurance program. All the county officials can do at this point is to continue...

from The Verdict Blawg - Jul 27, 2010 8:25 AM

Motorcycles and water covered roads don't mix.

...37 Does Flood Wow we have a lot of flooding go on in Iowa. The dam at Lake Delhi let go and the entire Nine Mile Lake was lost. From the news report is seems no one had flood insurance because Delaware County officials didn't want to participate in the national flood insurance program. All the county officials can do at this point is to continue...

from The Verdict by Lombardi Law Firm - Jul 27, 2010 7:41 AM

Irate Lake Delhi flood victims ask: Why no federal insurance?

...the federal flood insurance program, but it might not be too late to benefit from it. Complete flood coverage: Photos, video, updates.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 27, 2010 7:17 AM

Who will clean up flood mess and who will pay for it?

...Piles of flood-polluted garbage are stacked up on private properties around Lake Delhi, and no one can say when it will be collected or who will pay for its removal.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 27, 2010 4:23 AM

Fighting the Flood in Hopkinton

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 26, 2010 7:08 PM

Emotional official asks for calm as Lake Delhi residents fume

...t buy flood insurance because Delaware County chose not to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program. Flood blog: The latest updates.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 26, 2010 6:20 PM

Dike breaks near Olin

...Flood blog: All-day updates.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 26, 2010 5:24 PM

Scramble is on to count damaged Lake Delhi homes

...Flood blog: All-day updates.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 26, 2010 4:20 PM

Lake Delhi Dam Repairs Would Need to Meet Higher Standards

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 26, 2010 3:09 PM

Why wasn't third gate open at Lake Delhi?

...s three flood gates were open Saturday. Officials with the private lake association say there's a good explanation.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 26, 2010 2:19 PM

New problem at Lake Delhi: Debris piles

...Flood-polluted garbage is stacked up around Lake Delhi. How to pay for its removal is a burning question.Flood blog: All-day updates.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 26, 2010 3:26 PM

What's Next? Delaware County Gives Flood Recovery Information in Meeting

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 26, 2010 5:15 PM

Flood briefs

STONE CITY

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 26, 2010 4:10 AM

Dam fails; 9-mile-long lake is gone

...Flood blog updates and personal stories.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 26, 2010 6:10 AM

Munson: Flood-zone home ripped in half

The family's riverside cabin was destroyed - more than half of it ripped away and washed downstream in the swirling gush after the dam was breached.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 26, 2010 11:13 AM

Manchester streetsweeper takes scary ride

...feet of flood water today.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 25, 2010 9:12 PM

Lake Delhi property owners eye repair costs

...with no flood insurance, Leslie Kouba pointed out.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 25, 2010 3:43 PM

Between 300 and 700 Homes Damaged Along Lake Delhi

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 26, 2010 12:18 AM

Lake Delhi Residents Cope with Flood Aftermath

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 25, 2010 3:29 PM

Updated list of flood-related road closures

The following announcement was issued Sunday morning by the Iowa Department of Transportation:

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 25, 2010 4:52 PM

Manchester Flood 2010

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 25, 2010 8:59 AM

Monticello flood damage will be millions

...sustained major flood damage that will cost millions of dollars to repair, Monticello Public Works Director Dana Edwards said today.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 25, 2010 10:42 AM

Independence begins flood cleanup

...s flooding, which leveled off around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, reminded Richard O'Brien of the 2008 flood. He said he's tired of dealing with the cycle of floodwater, which was non-existent for the first 25 years he lived in his home, but was now a regular event.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 25, 2010 9:48 AM

Another Iowa flood cleanup begins after Delhi dam failure

...us had flood insurance, because ... we never had that much water," one resident said.   |   Read the latest Iowa flood updates in our Breaking News blog.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 25, 2010 12:51 PM

PHOTOS: Manchester flood update in pictures

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 24, 2010 9:58 PM

WATCH: New Aerial Footage Shows Flood Impact in Monticello

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 24, 2010 6:00 PM

WATCH: Flood Debris Floats Down River

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 24, 2010 6:00 PM

Deficit Forecast for 2011 Raised

...tame the flood of red ink.

from Business News & Financial News - The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Jul 26, 2010 3:40 AM

Iowa flood worries flow southeast to Hopkinton, Monticello

...Get overnight flooding updates in our Breaking News blog.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 25, 2010 2:31 AM

Tiger cubs make public debut at Tacoma zoo

...for a flood of tiger fans over the next several weeks who will be asked to help name the tigers. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium: http://www.pdza.org/ Related posts Vandalur Zoo gets ready for white tiger cubs (0) Point Defiance Zoo attendance up last year (0) Wanted: A match for daughter of ailing parents - Aged tigers turn hostile; Ta...

from World Zoo Today - Jul 26, 2010 11:42 PM

River Levels and Flood Forecast As of 9:30 A.M.

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 24, 2010 10:15 AM

Heat Has Helped Prevent a 2008-Scale Flood in a Wet Summer

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 23, 2010 6:40 PM

Heavy Rain Raises More Flood Concerns

...Flash flood watches and warnings are in effect for much of northern Iowa as thunderstorms continue to pelt the state.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 23, 2010 8:55 AM

Rathbun Lake has too much water

...Lake as flood waters inched higher.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 22, 2010 5:15 AM

Liberal Bias in Legal Education: Does it Exist? Does it Matter? An ATL Debate

...wants to flood the country with third world immigrants, and so forth. (You see some of these paranoid conservatives - or liberal trolls masking as paranoid conservatives? - in the Above the Law comments section.) So let's look at law schools. The study merely confirms what we already know: non-liberals, i.e., conservative and libertarian types, ...

from Above the Law: A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful ... - Jul 21, 2010 11:16 PM

Workers Move 80,000 Fish As Floodwater Rises

...Wednesday as flood water continued to surge into Lake Rathbun.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 21, 2010 4:02 PM

Flood Could Introduce Asian Carp to Lake Rathbun

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 21, 2010 3:03 PM

Culver Asks For Iowa Flood Management Review

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 21, 2010 8:04 AM

Culver asks feds to review 4 reservoirs' flood plans

...Complete flooding coverage.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 21, 2010 7:38 AM

Residents Scramble To Save Items After Flash Flood

KCCI-TV's Steve Karlin reports.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 20, 2010 5:35 PM

Residents Evacuated As Flood Water Rises

...because of flooding caused by heavy rains.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 20, 2010 3:25 PM

Roads, Bridges Closed Due To Flood Water

...to flash flooding and closing some major highways.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 20, 2010 6:09 PM

911 Service Fixed After Flash Flood

...to flash flooding.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 20, 2010 5:09 PM

Flood Warnings In Effect in Iowa

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 19, 2010 9:15 AM

D.M. River over flood mark - again - after wind, soaking rains lash area

...Flood warnings continue along the Des Moines River, including Southeast Sixth Street in Des Moines -- from below the Center Street dam to Runnells.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 19, 2010 10:32 AM

Cascade Falls big hit with Ankeny residents

...A flood of Ankeny-area residents has been lining up to take a dip at the city's new aquatic center.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 16, 2010 4:54 AM

In the ETF Pipeline: Another Active ETF From AdvisorShares

...to a flood of interest (and cash) in active funds. Grail announced last month that it was partnering with DoubleLine, setting the stage for the active ETF space to get its first superstar manager. And the SEC's review of the use of derivatives in mutual funds and ETFs has caused many issuers to shuffle regulatory filings, altering the universe o...

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - Jul 15, 2010 10:02 AM

City Considering Berm for Flood Prone Neighborhood

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 14, 2010 9:54 PM

FEMA Funds Denied for Flood-Damaged UI Art Museum

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 14, 2010 9:50 AM

University of Iowa loses money bid for new art museum

...receive enough flood damage in 2008.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 14, 2010 4:27 AM

Polk County seeks grant for flood wall

...to strengthen flood protection at a vulnerable county office complex in north Des Moines.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 14, 2010 4:27 AM

New Flood Plain Maps Coming Soon

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 12, 2010 6:12 PM

Dividend Payers Likely to Beat Corporate Bonds

...after a flood of new money lately. While I often doubt something is right when it is being flashed on the covers of financial magazines, I tend to believe that this is a historical buying opportunity. Last week, I discussed my Conservative Growth/Balanced Model Portfolio, which invests primarily in dividend-paying stocks that are likely t...

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - Jul 12, 2010 12:43 AM

Flood Recovery Shines at Two Cedar Rapids Parks

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 11, 2010 12:40 PM

Culver Issues Flood Disaster Declaration

...recent flash flooding.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 10, 2010 4:40 PM

Flash Flood Carries Iowa Girl Underground

...a flash flood in Chariton.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 10, 2010 10:18 AM

Des Moines Flood Costs: $1 Million

...s floods is $1 million.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 9, 2010 8:51 AM

Des Moines flood-fighting costs top $1 million

...to fight flooding in Des Moines since March have exceeded $1 million, city officials report.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 9, 2010 6:26 AM

Flood fighting costs surpass $1 million in Des Moines

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 8, 2010 6:33 PM

Flood Threat Wanes; More Work Ahead

...of the flooding threat is about to begin.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 8, 2010 8:07 AM

Wednesday (7/7) morning flood

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 7, 2010 4:50 PM

Flash Flood Rushes Into Post Office

...water to flood the Dewar Post Office.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 7, 2010 4:31 PM

Polk Co. staff back at River Place after last week's flood evacuation

...into a flood-prone office complex in north Des Moines that was evacuated last week.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 7, 2010 11:54 AM

Coming storms mean flash flood warnings today

Storms continue to inch across the state this afternoon. The National Weather Service warned that heavy rain is once again a threat tonight into early Thursday for many parts of Iowa.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 7, 2010 3:33 PM

Storms bring up to 3" of rain to Fayette Co.; flash flood warnings continue in some counties

...causing flash flooding.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 7, 2010 8:43 AM

Few Communities Join Flood Insurance Program

...a national flood insurance program since the floods of 2008.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 7, 2010 8:33 AM

Saylorville water to soon recede from emergency spillway

...on the flood risk in the Des Moines area.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 7, 2010 6:46 AM

Few cities, counties join flood insurance program

...flood-prone areas in Iowa.   |   Flood blog: Get the latest updates.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 7, 2010 6:46 AM

The Gulf Oil Leak and Optimal Safety Precautions-Becker

...take out flood, earthquake, and other insurance on very small risks (although there may be other explanations of this fact). Some psychologists and economics claim the opposite, that people give too much attention to low probability events, as in much of modern behavioral economics. Whether BP paid enough attention to the chances of and damages...

from The Becker-Posner Blog - Jul 29, 2010 5:03 PM

Iowa flood watch: River pushes through rural levees; sewage pours into basements

The Des Moines River has pushed through two agricultural levees near Eddyville, but failed to break the earthen barrier that protects the town itself.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 6, 2010 4:17 PM

Des Moines flood watch: Guarded optimism

...Moines River flood outlook continued to improve today in the capital city, although local leaders cautioned against complacency.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 6, 2010 3:08 PM

Officials: Critical Moment For Birdland Flooding Over

...s flood concerns are moving downriver from Des Moines, where officials have been watching the levees along the Des Moines River for a week.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 6, 2010 9:19 AM

Flood Threat Moves South

...The flooding threat in Des Moines appears to be going down, but that's not the case in towns to the south.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 6, 2010 8:18 AM

Iowa flood watch: Water, headaches sweep downriver

While river water is receding in Des Moines, Ottumwa reports 300 evacuations, and Eddyville's sewers are overwhelmed. More rain is on the way.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 6, 2010 6:59 AM

Critical Time Passes For Des Moines Flood Levee

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 5, 2010 2:43 PM

Flood worries move to southern Iowa

...Flood officials are on high alert in southern Iowa - the area of the state currently most at risk for flooding - but so far today the rivers are behaving themselves.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 5, 2010 11:59 PM

Less rain fell than forecast, but flood outlook still uncertain

Far less rainfall than was originally forecast fell on Des Moines Sunday, but that's not prompting Des Moines Public Works director Bill Stowe to breathe anything akin to a sigh of storm-based relief.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 5, 2010 10:38 AM

Less rain fell than forecast, but flood outlook still uncertain

Far less rainfall than was originally forecast fell on Des Moines Sunday, but that's not prompting Des Moines Public Works director Bill Stowe to breathe anything akin to a sigh of storm-based relief.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 5, 2010 8:45 AM

Flood-prone Des Moines block: Worry, anger, waiting

...from a flood threat - yet again.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 4, 2010 4:56 AM

Rainy day in store for much of state

...for Iowa flood fighters is on the way.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 4, 2010 4:56 AM

Flood closings at Iowa recreation areas

...Flooding has closed the following portions of Iowa's recreation areas:

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 4, 2010 7:53 AM

Saturday Flood Update: City Crews Watching Levee

Public Works director Bill Stowe says his employees will continue round the clock inspections of the levee system througout the city.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 3, 2010 11:25 AM

NEW: Saturday Morning Des Moines Flood Update

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 3, 2010 10:25 AM

Flood watch: Newest forecast contains bad news

...Iowa flood-fighters are nervous, and here's why: Weather officials said Saturday that the forecast still calls for one to three inches of rain Sunday and Monday.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 3, 2010 9:37 AM

Flood stories: North High principal gets levee lesson

...in Iowa flooding Friday as the two strolled beside the flood-swollen Des Moines River.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 3, 2010 4:51 AM

Loebsack: Speaker Pelosi on Board for Cedar Rapids Flood Protection

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 2, 2010 1:26 PM

Flood watch: Sunday's forecast looks dicey

Very heavy rainfall, ranging between one and five inches, is possible through Monday in central Iowa, according to the National Weather Service.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 2, 2010 11:17 AM

AM Flood Update: Birdland Levee Leak Latest

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 2, 2010 6:35 AM

Old-time photo of the day: Now THAT'S a flood!

Click to view the photo. Check back daily for a new photo from the Register's archives.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 2, 2010 7:15 AM

City of CR: Personal Possessions Replacement Program for Flood Victims

from KCRG - News - Local - Jul 1, 2010 12:55 PM

Flood Tips: How to avoid health hazards around high water

The following is from an announcement sent this morning from the Polk County Health Department:

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 1, 2010 10:29 AM

Corps: Flood control is priority, not recreation

But Des Moines council members question the lake's management.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jul 1, 2010 9:32 AM

Simple Sovereignty vs. Double Sovereignty: The Holy Grail Of Solvency

...offering you flood insurance after a tsunami has transformed your home into some underwater attraction for scuba diving tourists. Too late to offer the flood insurance trade, the European Union ship is sinking with the Euro sinking even faster, the question now is whether there are any life boats.Comparing debt levels across countries based on d...

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NiMin Energy Corp. (NEYYF: Pink Quote) | NiMin Energy Closes Long-Term Credit Facility and Provides an Operations Update

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from Pink OTC Markets - News, Filings & Corporate Actions - Jun 30, 2010 2:11 PM

Corps Giving Des Moines More Time To Prep For Flood Waters

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 30, 2010 1:32 PM

Wednesday Update: New Flood Release Timeline

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 30, 2010 3:09 PM

Flood risk in Des Moines spawns dam dispute

Bill Stowe calls water level management at Saylorville Lake questionable. The Corps would have considered releasing more water in late spring had the city asked

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 30, 2010 4:43 AM

School Reopens in Downtown Cedar Rapids After Flood of 2008

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 30, 2010 9:34 AM

Flood gates at Saylorville likely to be lowered Wednesday

...Lake show flood waters reaching 890.09 feet about 10 a.m. Thursday. The crest gates likely will be lowered at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 29, 2010 2:55 PM

Lower river level brings relief in Lehigh

...the worst flood in decades.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 29, 2010 4:01 PM

Flood risk low for Central Place businesses [video]

For now, it appears Central Place businesses will not be at risk when water flows out of Saylorville Wednesday.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 29, 2010 12:52 PM

Officials Give Brief On DM Flood Forecast

City of Des Moines officials said Tuesday that they don't expect to issue any evacuation orders at this time.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 29, 2010 11:16 AM

Share Your Flood Photos

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 30, 2010 8:31 AM

Worries mount about Des Moines levees

...second major flood in two years, the key question is whether the Birdland and Central Place levees can withstand the pressure of the swollen Des Moines River.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 29, 2010 11:50 AM

The More the Second Amendment Changes . . .

...to a flood of lawsuits challenging every sort of gun control. And some laws, like New York City's extreme and discriminatory permitting scheme and California's refusal to approve certain guns designed for left-handed shooters, could be invalidated in the months and years to come. But if the scores of federal court decisions under Heller ...

from PrawfsBlawg - Jun 28, 2010 4:39 PM

Flooding updates: What you need to know

...evening for flooding-related items.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 28, 2010 4:34 PM

Flood Update: Levee Watched As Waters Retreat

Authorities on Friday plan to closely inspect a leak in a vulnerable levee that protects a Des Moines neighborhood.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jul 2, 2010 9:14 PM

Flood worries: Des Moines' northside levees are a concern

...Des Moines floods are most worried about the Birdland and Central Place levees.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 28, 2010 4:34 PM

Major Flooding Reported As Waters Push South

...Iowa are flooding or reaching flood stages.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 28, 2010 5:05 PM

Flooding update: Forecasters predict near-record crests along S.E. 6th Street, 2nd Avenue in Des Moines

...continue as flood warnings along the state's rivers and streams extend through the weekend.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 27, 2010 7:53 PM

Martin Ginsburg, Noted Tax Lawyer and Husband of Justice Ginsburg, R.I.P.

...mail reached flood levels months ago and shows no sign of receding." "To help the Justice stay above water, we have endeavored to explain why she cannot do what you have asked her to do. Please refer to the paragraph below with the caption that best fits your request." "Favorite Recipes. The Justice was expelled from the kitchen nearly three dec...

from Above the Law: A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful ... - Jun 27, 2010 10:42 PM

City Leaders Discuss Affordable Housing at Flood Forum

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 26, 2010 5:28 AM

Homes Need Extensive Cleaning After Flood

Dozens of residents of Dumont have returned home after the west fork of the Cedar River poured over its banks and forced an evacuation.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 25, 2010 9:25 AM

City to Reimburse Flood Victims for Personal Possessions

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 24, 2010 9:25 PM

Flood Causes Evacuations in Dumont

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 23, 2010 8:54 PM

Flood Update: Checking On Saylorville Lake's Level

KCCI-TV's Keri Gavin reports.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 23, 2010 5:20 PM

Flash Flood Pours Into Iowa Town

...causing flash flooding, while producing a lot of wind damage and a few tornadoes.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 23, 2010 5:20 PM

WEATHER ALERT: 3-5 Inches Of Rain Possible Overnight

...a flash flood as more storms are expected to drop an additional 3 to 5 inches of rain on the state by Wednesday. The watch is in effect from 7 p.m through Wednesday morning.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 22, 2010 11:30 PM

Home Surrounded During AM Flash Flood

...caused flash flooding in Ottuwma, where a creek went over its bank and onto a street, where at least one home was surrounded by water.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 22, 2010 12:42 PM

Flooding causes closure of 9 Des Moines trails

The number of trail sections that are closed stands at nine. That's up from five last week, the city's Park and Recreation Department announced today.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 21, 2010 3:38 PM

Weekend Forecast: Rain Continues, Flood Watch Issued

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 20, 2010 9:35 AM

Flood insurance is in limbo

...the National Flood Insurance Program expired in May. Critics are demanding a long-term solution.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 17, 2010 8:13 AM

Getting the U.S. Out of Its 'Structural Slump'

...A flood of foreign savings craftily channeled into derivatives by the financial industry disguised the problem until 2007.Complete Story »

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - Jun 16, 2010 1:51 PM

CD to Benefit Flood Victims Still Available

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 15, 2010 11:03 PM

Five Flood Safety Seminars Planned Across Iowa

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 14, 2010 5:18 PM

Controversial Ohio Ruling Says Officers Don't Need Radar for Speeding Tickets

...generated a flood of critical online comments, the Plain Dealer says. The legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, James Hardiman, also weighed in, telling the Plain Dealer that the...

from ABA Journal Top Stories - Jun 14, 2010 1:23 PM

Watch 'Epic Surge: Eastern Iowa's Unstoppable Flood of 2008'

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 14, 2010 1:19 PM

Downtown Businesses Still In Flood Recovery Mode

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 14, 2010 11:12 AM

Iowa Flood Worries Rising With Heavy Rains

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 14, 2010 11:12 AM

Boats Rescue People Trapped In Omaha Floods

...Flood waters trap numerous people in homes and cabins in western Douglas County and crews from Waterloo and Valley are among those who help rescue them.

from KCCI.com - Local News - Jun 14, 2010 10:53 AM

Family Moves Back to Home Two Years After Flood

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 14, 2010 8:30 AM

Two Years After Tornado & Flood, New Hartford Getting New Store & Gas Station

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 13, 2010 3:22 PM

Thousands Fill Cedar Rapids Streets For "Run The Flood"

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 12, 2010 9:47 PM

Arkansas Flood Toll at 18 Dead

...after flash floods swept through a popular campground, killing at least 18 people.

from Business News & Financial News - The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Jun 12, 2010 6:11 PM

Zins Celebrates One Year Post-Flood Return

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 12, 2010 1:24 AM

Zins Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Reopening After Flood

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 11, 2010 8:47 PM

Iowa City Asks Public to Weigh In On Flood Prevention

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 11, 2010 8:47 PM

Flood repairs to levee at Birdland start soon

A Minnesota environmental firm will do the work two years after the river broke through.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 9, 2010 6:49 AM

Cedar Rapids Family Didn't Get to Say Goodbye to Flood Damaged House

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 8, 2010 9:28 PM

University of Iowa leaders to seek OK on music school

...replace the flood-damaged School of Music.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 8, 2010 5:03 AM

Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Southern Part of the Viewing Area

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 7, 2010 5:28 PM

ABC's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Encourages 2008 Flood Victims to Apply

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 7, 2010 5:28 PM

Small Business Owners Losing Hope for Flood Aid

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 7, 2010 1:05 PM

Ellis Pool Finally Repoens After Flood

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 6, 2010 3:27 AM

Flash flood warning in effect for southern Iowa until 1 p.m.

...a flash flood watch for southern Iowa until 1 p.m. today. Rainfall of three to five inches was reported overnight, mainly in the southern two tiers of Iowa Counties.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 5, 2010 12:40 PM

Thunderstorm, flash flood watches issued for parts of state

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for far-southern Iowa until 11 p.m. tonight, which roughly includes the two tiers of Iowa counties closest to the Missouri border.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 4, 2010 6:52 PM

Law Student of the Day: Star Wars Kid

...like flood of emails linked to the story on TechCrunch: It was eight years ago that Ghyslain Raza slashed his way into our hearts with his Star Wars Kid video. Sadly, Raza suffered from severe bullying and abuse for his video and eventually ended up in a psychiatric ward for children... He and his family sued the kids who leaked the video for $250...

from Above the Law: A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful ... - Jun 3, 2010 4:41 PM

Coralville Kicks Off Flood Recovery and Protection Projects with I-JOBS

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 2, 2010 6:20 PM

$1.5 Trillion Tidal Wave Is About to Flood Smart Grid Sector in Next Decade

During the past year, exchange-traded fund (ETF) investors have welcomed a plethora of new funds to the marketplace. These new funds cover everything from municipal bonds to emerging market financials. But one of the most intriguing of this latest batch is a fund that covers a hitherto unexplored niche.What's so exciting about this new fund is ...

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - Jun 2, 2010 2:10 PM

Bids Coming in for Flood-Damaged Former Cedar Rapids Library

from KCRG - News - Local - Jun 2, 2010 1:31 PM

Iowa's Cedar River No. 5 on endangered list

...says poor flood management practice make Iowa's Cedar River the fifth most endangered river in the country.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - Jun 2, 2010 1:08 PM

TV, Film Respond to Challenges With Waning Business Paradigm

...or a flood of competing entertainment choices?Try all of the above. The situation underscores the dilemma vexing Tinseltown and other media mired in a system of return on investment assumptions at odds with today's digital realities.Complete Story »

from SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page - May 31, 2010 12:58 PM

Weeds May Grow Tall in Flood Zone This Summer

from KCRG - News - Local - May 27, 2010 7:52 PM

Flood maps to help detect areas at risk

...how far floodwaters would reach in parts of eastern Iowa.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - May 27, 2010 5:07 AM

Wet or Dry? New Maps Help Predict Flood Waters

from KCRG - News - Local - May 26, 2010 11:44 AM

Graduation 2010: Attempt the impossible, Dowling senior urges

...senior Kurt Flood told his classmates, they have to attempt the impossible.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - May 25, 2010 4:44 AM

Slow pace of recovery upsets Cedar Rapids officials

...than 100 flood-damaged homes and businesses remain untouched as the two-year anniversary of the record flood approaches.

from DesMoinesRegister.com - NEWS - May 23, 2010 4:22 AM

Court: Property Owners Can Sue Over Flood Damage

...state for flood damage caused by a highway project.

from KCCI.com - Local News - May 21, 2010 11:26 AM

Take Action On Untouched Flood-Damaged Properties, Cedar Rapids Council Insists

from KCRG - News - Local - May 20, 2010 12:33 PM

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