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Cedar Rapids Flood

Obama vs McCain: Digging-In or "Standing Ready"

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

This weekend Barack Obama ditched his suit, picked up a shovel and started filling sandbags in the Midwest flood zone. John McCain sent a press release from a private fundraiser in Riverside, California.

Cedar Rapids flood recedes; Des Moines levee fails

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB and JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The dark, filthy water that flooded Iowa's second-largest city finally started to recede Saturday after forcing 24,000 peop...

Cedar Rapids struggles to endure historic flood

AP | AMY LORENTZEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The Cedar River poured over its banks here Thursday, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 homes, causing a railroad br...