Latest Iowa River Stories

2014-10-30 23:06:49

The Iowa City Area Development Group is working with community partners to promote membership opportunities at three coworking locations within the Iowa City area, including Iowa City, Coralville

2014-07-04 12:20:52

IOWA CITY, Iowa, 4 July 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Johnson County officials issued mandatory evacuation orders for residents in low-lying areas earlier this week, HESCO flood barriers were deployed

2011-08-26 14:00:00

Full roster of teachers, entertainers and events set the stage for leading yoga festival on October 7, 8 and 9, to be held at the Coralville Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa.

2009-09-04 11:09:34

Research on the geophysical aspects of flooding could be key to developing new, real-time flood warning and forecasting systems.

2008-06-26 12:00:00

By James Q. Lynch, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 26--CEDAR RAPIDS -- A federal emergency jobs program will match five Iowans who are out of work due to recent flooding with the African American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa, which needs help recovering from the flood.

2008-06-25 15:02:34

Recovery from flood waters that saturated portions of the U.S. midsection has begun as river communities begin to plot their reconstruction.

2008-06-16 09:00:03


2008-06-16 06:00:03

By Alan Gomez, Marisol Bello and Judy Keen CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Marie Welton figures her daughter will have to bulldoze her flooded home here. She worries about the survival of her own business, a children's hair salon, as people recover from epic flooding that put 1,000 blocks underwater.

2008-06-16 00:00:10

By Diane Heldt, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 15--IOWA CITY -- The flooded Iowa River crested today at more than a foot lower than predicted.

2008-06-16 00:00:02

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa _ While Iowans battle flooding in small towns and larger cities, residents along the Mississippi River are trying to tame the power of North America's largest river as it swells with water from the Iowa and Cedar Rivers, as well as heavy flows from Illinois waterways. Iowa Gov.

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