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Bummer in Iowa

Posted by w_thames_the_d on July 27, 2010


I am from Iowa, so this bums me out, I wish them all well.

By MICHAEL J. CRUMB, Associated Press Writer Michael J. Crumb, Associated Press Writer – Mon Jul 26, 5:33 pm ET
DES MOINES, Iowa – Acres of mud strewn with dead fish greeted hundreds of eastern Iowa residents Monday after a weekend dam break left their lakefront properties overlooking little more than a small stream.

The Lake Delhi dam in Delaware County gave way under the rapidly rising Maquoketa River on Saturday, decimating the nine-mile-long lake and adjacent property values.

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