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Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye Olyvia Malone of Morning Sun says goodbye to her goat prior to selling it at the market auction Tuesday Aug. 4, 2015 in the Agristock Arena. Malone sold a pair of goats for $3.25 a pound.

Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye A plethora of awards sit in a clothes basket inside the cattle barn on the last day of the Des Moines County fair Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 in West Burlington.

Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye Brushes and a ribbon hang out of the pockets of Helaina Hillyard during the Swine Show Thursday, July 30, 2015 in the Livestock Arena on Southeast Community College's campus.

Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye Participants at the Bill Riley Talent Show Wednesday July 29, 2015 at the Loren Walker Arena in Burlington, Iowa. Olivia Hoenig and Jemma Settles are the contestants that will move on to preform at the State Fair.

Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye Former fair queen Savannah Keitzer crowns Andrea Larson as the 2015 Des Moines County Fair Queen during the pageant Tuesday July 28, 2015 at SCC Agri-Sports Arena in West Burlington, Iowa. Andrea Larson is from Mediapolis.

John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye Kimberly Perry and her brothers Neil and Reid of The Band Perry perform during the final night of Burlington Steamboat Days, Sunday June 21, 2015 along the Mississippi riverfront. The Band Perry closed the musical festival then followed by a fireworks display.

Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye Lightning streaks across a magenta sky during the storm Saturday June 20, 2015 at the Steamboat Days Fairgrounds. The area experienced 1.5-2 inches of rain, 70 mph winds and tornado warnings throughout the evening.

Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye Vic Johnson and Sammy Hagar perform on the fourth night of Steamboat Days Friday June 19, 2015 in Burlington Iowa.

Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye Martina McBride preform on the third night of Steamboat Days Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Burlington, Iowa.

Lauren Kastner/The Hawk Eye Dustin Lynch preforms "She Cranks My Tractor" on the second night of Burlington Steamboat Days American Music Festival Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Burlington, Iowa. Lynch was one of 11 artists performing on the Miller Time Outdoor Stage at the festival this year.

John Gaines/The Hawk Eye The southern rock band .38 Special ends the show to a cheering crowd at Burlington Steamboat Days Tuesday June 16, 2015 in Burlington, Iowa.

John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye Valedictorian Ahmi Dhuna hugs Salutatorian Jadyn Ziegler, following her speech at the Burlington High School Commencement Exercise, Sunday May 24, 2015 in Carl C. Johannsen Gymnasium at BHS.

John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye Margeaux Claude raises her arm in victory after winning the Snake Alley Criterium Women Category 4 race Saturday May 23, 2015 in downtown Burlington, Iowa.

Courtney Hergesheimer/The Hawk Eye A firefighter makes his way down from the roof of Horace Mann Middle School Monday May 23, 2005 in Burlington, Iowa. The ladder got to close to the flames causing a hose to break.

John Gaines/The Hawk Eye Burlington Mayor Shane McCampbell checks out the library Thursday April 23, 2015 at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines.

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Flood seminar Wednesday in Burlington

published online: 6/15/2010

Burlington will host the first of five community seminars put on by the Rebuild Iowa Office and other agencies to help p ... Read More

Two years after the flood, life is starting to look normal

published online: 6/13/2010

GULFPORT, Ill. — When Melissa Wallace and her 14-year-old twin daughters Mariah and Miranda, left their Stevenson ... Read More

Henderson County will hold buyout meeting

published online: 4/19/2010

By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES Henderson County residents are hoping to finally get some answers on w ... Read More

Couple's actions may lead to flood help

published online: 4/19/2010

By THERESA CHURCHILL (Decatur) Herald & Review DECATUR, Ill. -- Nighttime is the worst when the rain falls nonst ... Read More

Towns won't take flood buyouts, despite benefits

published online: 4/18/2010

By JIM SALTER The Associated Press CHELSEA -- Two years ago, Larry Frese thought he'd escaped the worst of a flood ... Read More

Thousands hit by stop in flood insurance program

published online: 4/17/2010

By JIM ABRAMS The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Many people trying to buy a house with a riverfront view were up a ... Read More

Little levee support voiced

published online: 4/14/2010

Upper Mississippi River plan facing Congress would cost about $6B. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES E ... Read More

C.J. receives $2.9 million for new water plant

published online: 4/10/2010

Community moving treatment plant to higher ground. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES COLUMBUS JUNCTION ... Read More

Floodplain change spurs new needs

published online: 4/8/2010

Revisions to maps will impact regulations and insurance rates. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES ... Read More

Buyout meeting scheduled for April 20

published online: 4/8/2010

GLADSTONE, Ill. -- Henderson County residents who are weighing their options in the wake of the 2008 Flood will have ano ... Read More

New floodplain map concerns continue

published online: 4/7/2010

Henderson County to hold meeting to discuss issues today. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES The Federa ... Read More

Flood meeting Wednesday in Gladstone, Ill.

published online: 4/6/2010

The Hawk Eye GLADSTONE, Ill. -- The Henderson County Zoning office will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday to provide ... Read More

9 saved from flooded Chinese mine

published online: 4/5/2010

State TV reports more among 153 trapped could be rescued. By GILLIAN WONG The Associated Press XIANGNING, China -- ... Read More

Flooded R.I. residents hear renewal messages

published online: 4/5/2010

The Associated Press COVENTRY, R.I. -- A stream of water pumping from the basement of St. Vincent De Paul Church to th ... Read More

Sounds heard in mine where 153 are trapped

published online: 4/3/2010

By CARA ANNA The Associated Press BEIJING -- Rescuers heard tapping sounds Friday from the pipes in a flooded Chine ... Read More

State Legislature adopts smart flood planning principles

published online: 4/2/2010

Language to regulate floodplain is left out of law. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES Southeast Iowa b ... Read More

Cedar Rapids seeking flood-protection system

published online: 3/31/2010

The Associated Press CEDAR RAPIDS -- Cedar Rapids officials are gathering data to support efforts to install a flood-p ... Read More

Fargo looking for long-term fix

published online: 3/23/2010

36-mile channel would cost $1.3B, take 10 years to complete. By DAVE KOLPACK and STEVE K ... Read More

Foundation awards local flood funds

published online: 3/22/2010

Community Foundation of Des Moines County distibuted $100,000. The Hawk Eye The grant of $100,000 from the 2008 Embr ... Read More

River crests, Fargo flood fears begin to recede

published online: 3/22/2010

National Weather Service: Red River going down. By DAVE KOLPACK The Associated Press FARGO, N.D. -- The crest of t ... Read More

Des Moines past flood hump for weekend

published online: 3/20/2010

But Iowa rivers still may push out of their banks in upcoming weeks. By MOLLY HOTTLE The Associated Press DES MOIN ... Read More

Levee questions rise in Henderson Co.

published online: 3/18/2010

Certification status leaves unknowns for residents. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES The clock is ... Read More

Meeting set to discuss county floodplain maps

published online: 3/18/2010

Henderson County is holding a public meeting at 6 p.m. April 7 at the Gladstone, Ill., Health Department to discuss the ... Read More

Iowans flee potential flooding

published online: 3/18/2010

By MOLLY HOTTLE The Associated Press DES MOINES -- Irene Carter's family knows the drill. After watching flood aft ... Read More

River sees 'typical' flooding

published online: 3/17/2010

Spring river levels fail to stir much worry as they hit crests this week. By CHRISTINIA CRIPPES ... Read More
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Flood anniversary
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Draining Henderson County Ill.
Flood Aid Relief Concert 2008
Oakville: Waiting for answers
Oakville's uncertain future
Oakville residents start the recovery process
Port of Burlington Flood Clean Up
Flood '08: Aerial Views
Starting Over after Flood of '08
Support in Southeast Iowa
Flood 2008 in Burlington
Natl. Guard joins levee effort in Green Bay Bottoms
Culver in Southeast Iowa

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