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Hamburg Iowa

Flood Reaches Makeshift Levee Protecting Iowa Town

AP/The Huffington Post | By JOSH FUNK and GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 08.16.2011 | Green

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) -- Water that has been pouring through a breached Missouri River levee finally reached a makeshift barrier that is a small Iowa tow...

Workers Race Against Rising River

AP | GRANT SCHULTE and JOSH FUNK | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green

HAMBURG, Iowa — Dozens of workers raced Tuesday to add several feet to a levee that now stands as the lone barrier between Hamburg and the flood...

WATCH: River Levee Crumbles On Camera

Posted 08.13.2011 | Green

A Missouri River levee failed near the Iowa-Missouri border this morning, forcing a flash flood watch for the town of Hamburg, Iowa. An Arizona co...

If Fixes Fail, Iowa Town Could Be Left Under 8 Feet Of Water

AP/The Huffington Post | By GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) -- The swollen Missouri River is threatening to inundate a small southwest Iowa town where officials are piling massive sandbags on...