Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaotic evacuations of thousands from low-lying areas.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nothing was going right for 10th-seeded Iowa early in its first-round game with seventh-seeded Cincinnati on Friday. The support from what might as well have been a home crowd helped launch the Bearcats to an early 18-5 lead, leaving the Hawkeyes looking for answers. “We knew we missed a couple of shots,”...
Floods in the Midwest are only expected to get worse this spring. According to the National Weather Service, heavy rains and snow melt will add massive amounts of water to a region of the US already suffering. Here is a breakdown of the states — Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas — most affected by the...
in the U.S. Midwest has knocked out roughly 13 percent of the
country’s ethanol production capacity, as plants in Nebraska,
Iowa and South Dakota have been forced to shut down or scale
back production following the devastation.
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