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REYNOLDS & FEENSTRA STUDY FLOOD DAMAGE IN NW IOWA
REYNOLDS & FEENSTRA STUDY FLOOD DAMAGE IN NW IOWA

IOWA GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS VISITED FLOOD-AFFECTED COMMUNITIES IN NORTHWEST IOWA ON MONDAY.

THEIR FIRST STOP WAS IN HAWARDEN, WHICH HAD LOST ITS WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS AND ABOUT 60 RESIDENTS SPENT SUNDAY NIGHT IN THE EMERGENCY SHELTER AT WEST SIOUX HIGH SCHOOL


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HAWARDEN CITY ADMINISTRATOR GARY TUCKER SAYS 190 HOMES IN THE CITY HAVE SUFFERED MAJOR DAMAGE AND ANOTHER 120 HAVE SUFFERED MODERATE TO MINOR DAMAGE,

100 COMPANIES WERE ALSO AFFECTED.

He says about a third of the community is still without power. And it could take some time for the sewer system to come back online.

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TUCKER SAYS VOLUNTEERS SHOULD FOLLOW HAWARDEN’S FACEBOOK PAGE TO STAY UPDATED ON OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP.

The governor has requested a presidential declaration of disaster, and Congressman Randy Feenstra is confident that declaration will come soon.

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THE GOVERNOR ALSO VISITS ROCK VALLEY, ROCK RAPIDS, SPENCER AND CHEROKEE.

RADIO IOWA/Photo from Governor Reynolds’ office

By Liam