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Crews Assess Environmental Threats Flooding Leaves Behind

HAMBURG, Iowa — Driving along a deeply rutted levee, Heath Smith points to a basketball, picnic basket and pink Big Wheel. He drives past a massive porch. A boat and a semi’s missing trailer sit up ahead. He’s found a …

Iowa Family Sues City of Davenport Over Sewage in Basement

A Davenport, Iowa, family has sued the city, saying raw sewage backed up into the basement of their home during heavy rains last month because the city failed to maintain the municipal sewer system. Ronald and Linda Wiebold filed the …