Johnson County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Flooding concerns continue after Saturday's rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... we're watching that weather forecast a whole lot," said Terrence Neuzil, lead public information officer with Johnson County Emergency Management. "The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say that we can handle a half an inch, an inch, maybe even two ...

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  2. Coralville Lake crest forecast continues downwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | KCRG

    ... Service predicts one-half inch to 2 inches of rainfall over the next five days, which Terrence Neuzil, Johnson County Emergency Management spokesman said would be manageable. Officials remain concerned about the worst case scenario prediction which ...

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  3. Sheriff's Office: Boat started sinking, no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A boat started sinking on a Johnson County body of water Thursday night, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

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  4. Warrant trips up suspect in 1995 Coralville theftRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... was detained by officers in another jurisdiction. A routine check for warrants found one from Coralville. Johnson County Jail records say Padavich remained in custody on Thursday. Her attorney didn't immediately return a call from The Associated ...

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  5. Coralville dam release increases amid flood concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... more will be installed along the Iowa River Thursday. Several neighborhoods faced forced evacuations in rural Johnson County. The Red Cross is prepared to shelter 100 people at an emergency facility on the Johnson County fairgrounds, but so far, it ...

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  6. Iowa City police investigating former driving instructorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KCRG

    A Mount Pleasant-based driver's education instructor whose license to teach was suspended earlier this year for ethics violations is now the subject of an investigation headed by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa Department of Education.

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  7. Live Iowa River Flood UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KCRG

    ... being evacuated, the American Red Cross serving Greater Iowa is opening an emergency shelter at 5 p.m. at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, 4265 Oak Crest Hill Rd. SE., Iowa City. United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties activated its Emergency ...

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  8. Johnson County Uses MRAP To Help With EvacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KCRG

    Authorities in Johnson County are using a recently obtained former military vehicle to help with flood evacuations in the Hills area.

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  9. Officials Fear Reservoir to Top Spillway, County Issues Evacuations and BansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... City immediately and take detours. The road will be completely covered by the afternoon or evening hours. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has issued mandatory evacuation orders for the following areas: * Izaak Walton Road SE Camino Del Rio ...

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  10. Flood Response Heightens in Eastern IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Mandatory evacuations were ordered Wednesday afternoon for some rural areas around the Coralville Reservoir in Johnson County after the Army Corps of Engineers issued a statement indicating flood waters would be too much for the dam to handle.

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  11. Evacuations Ordered as Water Nears Top of Coralville SpillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KCRG

    ... said Wednesday the spillway may be topped as early as July 9 or July 10, according to a news release from the Johnson County Emergency Management Agency. When water goes over the spillway, officials cannot control it anymore. The lake could rise to ...

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  12. Johnson County issues mandatory evacuation order for five areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    UPDATE: The American Red Cross will open an emergency shelter at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds due to rising water levels in Coralville Lake Johnson County Board of Supervisor officials have issued a mandatory evacuation for five unincorporated areas this afternoon due to widespread flooding.

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  13. Gov. Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Gov. Terry Branstad has issued another disaster proclamation for Johnson and other counties affected by recent severe weather in Iowa.

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  14. Flood Updates/Road ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... at least a week. As the Coralville Reservoir rises many boat ramps, campgrounds, and roads will close. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is advising boaters planning 4th of July activities to monitor and plan accordingly. Residents of rural ...

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  15. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... to the beach and boat ramp is also closed due to flooding in Linn County, but the park is still open. In Johnson County, Lake Macbride State Park is in the process of restoring its electricity. The Coralville Reservoir is within inches of back ...

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  16. Flooding Expected to Close Iowa City's Dubuque Street by ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | KCRG

    ... flooding and disruptions in the coming days. Meanwhile, officials have proclaimed a state of emergency for Johnson County and are seeking a state disaster declaration in the wake of a punishing thunderstorm on Monday. The storm knocked out power for ...

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  17. Flooding, storms impact on parks before big camping weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... closed due to flooding and the campground has been closed due to downed trees. Lake Macbride State Park, in Johnson County, is in the process of restoring its electricity. The Coralville Reservoir is high and within inches of back flowing into Lake ...

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  18. New Iowa 4-H Leader NamedRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    ... and national levels; and research and evaluation. He also has partnered with 4-H programs in West Liberty and Johnson County. Most recently he served as executive director of the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission. Chaisson-Cardenas has a Master ...

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  19. Power companies report widespread outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | KCRG

    ... Linn County Rurral Electric Cooperative reported that 4,427 customers in Linn County and 960 customers in Johnson County were without power on Monday afternoon. MidAmerican Energy reported that 915 customers in Iowa City and 2,102 customers in ...

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  20. Severe Storms Cause Damage, Flooding in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Thunderstorms moving into Johnson County at around 3pm brought over 60mph winds, heavy rain, and lightning.

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