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Iowa Marshlands Provide Safe Haven for Winter Pheasants
story and photos by Lowell Washburn
Posted: February 2, 2010
THORNTON, Iowa - In Northern Iowa's 35-county, prairie pothole region, the value of natural wetlands is well understood. Marshlands have the...
Sandbagged levee holds in Cedar Falls and protects downtown
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- A sandbagged levee was holding in Cedar Falls on Wednesday, protecting the downtown from the raging Cedar River.
But just downriver, the neighboring city of Waterloo ordered a mandatory evacuation of an area...