Governor Reynolds addressed the media and the people of Iowa in her weekly radio address.
Flooding concerns were not just limited to cities in both Winnebago and Hancock County. Area farmers may have sustained some problems when it comes to drinking water. Wells may have been contaminated with nitrates and […]
On Sunday night, Forest City, Leland, Thompson, and Corwith residents were victims of a deluge and resulting flood. The damage to basements and belongings was extensive. In some cases, basement walls buckled or collapsed. Now […]
The governor issued a disaster proclamation on Monday for five counties in response to flooding and severe weather. The governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects […]
The U. S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly update on Iowa crops is usually strictly business and released after the grain markets close for the day. Monday’s report had a bit of tongue-in-cheek message. It noted […]
Torrential rains soaked Forest City on Sunday night prompting emergency rescues throughout the community. the rain started to fall just before 6pm and continued throughout the evening. The initial rains were accompanied by high winds […]
Strong storms overnight caused flooding in streets, yards, farm fields, and businesses. Nearly seven inches of rain fell in the Forest City downtown area, most of which occurred in a two hour or less time […]
The heavy rain has caused north Iowa’s lakes and rivers to rise and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is recommending that inexperienced paddlers stay off the water until they go down. DNR fisheries biologist […]