Linn County

Central City Flood Photos

A video slideshow of photos from flooded Central City.... Read More »

Central City Flood Video

Video from the flooded Linn County town of Central City.... Read More »

Palo Evacuation - 2

TV9's John Campbell takes us to Palo, a community along the Cedar River NW of Cedar Rapids. The entire community was evacuated in June of 2008 as the Cedar River came up. Aired 6-10-08... Read More »

Returning to Palo

KCRG-TV9's Jonathon Gregg goes back to Palo, as residents get back into their homes for the first time since record flooding caused a mandatory evacuation. Homes were inspected for safety before residents... Read More »

Palo Evacuation - Mandatory

Palo's evacuation order becomes mandatory. The "maxed out" National Guard and volunteers lay the final sandbags before being ordered out of the town of Palo. Roads in and out of Palo are shut down to the... Read More »

Palo Evacuation - 1

TV9's John Campbell takes us to Palo, a community along the Cedar River NW of Cedar Rapids. The entire community was evacuated in June of 2008 as the Cedar River came up. Aired 6-10-08... Read More »

Palo Boat Tour - 6-13-08

KCRG-TV9's Katie Wiedemann was one of the few allowed into the flooded Linn County town of Palo during the Flood of 2008. Officials wanted to give their distressed citizens a peak at some of the flooded... Read More »

ABC's Nightline Reports on CR Flood

ABC's Nightline (as well as many others) brought the story of the flood in eastern Iowa to the nation. Here is a package put together and aired on 6-20-2008, as the full impact of the flood was starting... Read More »

Cedar Rapids Evacuation - 2

A neighborhood south of Czech Village is told to evacuate. Some residents come back to gather more belongings and to try to protect their homes. TV9's Josh Hinkle reports.... Read More »

Inside the Animal Shelter at Kirkwood

TV9 Sports' Scott Saville takes us out to the (at the time) newly established animal shelter at Kirkwood Community College. Animals from the flooded out animal shelter in Cedar Rapids, animals dropped... Read More »

Ellis Harbor House Boats Go Down River

KCRG-TV9's Josh Hinkle reports that many of the house boats at Ellis Harbor were set free by the rising Cedar River. Many of them went down river, some tipping over, some sinking, and as many as 22 ending... Read More »

Cedar Rapids Prepares - 2

Cedar Rapids prepares for flooding by filling sand bags. Normal work flow is interrupted at Penford as employees are reassigned to sandbag duty. TV9's Mark Geary reports.... Read More »

Cedar Rapids Evacuates

KCRG-TV9's Josh Hinkle reports that police banged on doors in a neighborhood south of the Czech Village overnight, telling residents that they needed to evacuate. Residents grabbed what the could, some... Read More »

Flood Waters Creep Up, Overtake Streets

Cedar Rapids intersections are starting to go under water at this point. Intersection of I Ave and 3rd St. NW, as well as Ellis Blvd are highlighted. KCRG-TV9's Chris Earl reports.... Read More »

Cedar Rapids Flood: Into the Ocean

By June 14th, Cedar Rapids was in deep. Here are photos set to the Blue October song, "Into the Ocean". ... Read More »

Czech Village Boat Tour - Extended Version

Full video and interview from a Czech Village boat tour on 6-14-08. Water currents are still too strong at this point to get a good look at the damage to the National Czech and Slovak Museum.... Read More »

Czech Village Boat Tour

A look at the Czech Village area during the Flood of 2008. A resident gives his take on the flooding situation.... Read More »

Getting Back In, Clean Up Begins

TV9 Sport's Scott Saville interviews some of the first Cedar Rapids residents to get back into flooded areas to see their homes. He talks to a woman on J Street who had flood water fill her basement and... Read More »

CR City Crews Prep for Flooding

Flood preparations took a front seat to the usual summer duty of filling pot holes. City employees were working overtime before the flood waters came up, building wells and sandbagging drains in hopes... Read More »

Cedar Rapids Businesses Prep, Bond

KCRG-TV9's Mark Geary shows how many businesses stopped regular work duties to prepare for the Flood of 2008. And how they got an unexpected benefit, team building and unity.... Read More »

Frustrated CR Residents Want to Return

City of Cedar Rapids authorities and the National Guard deal with frustrated residents, waiting to get back into flood damaged homes. After an inspector fell through a floor into a flooded basement, resulting... Read More »

Cedar Rapids Prepares

KCRG-TV9's Mark Geary shows how Cedar Rapids residents prepared for the Flood of 2008. Evacuation orders went out to much of the 500-year-flood plain.... Read More »

Cedar Rapids Animal Shelter

The Cedar Rapids Animal Shelter is not located out at Kirkwood Community College. Efforts have begun to reunite pets with their displaced families. Video aired June 16th, 2008. Reporter: KCRG-TV9's... Read More »

Cedar Rapids - Alliant Tower Rescue

Video of the Cedar Rapids Alliant Tower rescue efforts on June 12th, 2008. Reporter: KCRG-TV9's Josh Hinkle.... Read More »

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