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Adapt to Mother Nature at her pace

July 5, 2014
By Garry Brandenburg , Times-Republican

There was no mistaking the effects of too much rain last week. The IOWA RIVER is high, fast and dangerous. The crest happened at 3 a.m. on Wednesday at 22.25 feet, a new all time high water level at Marshalltown. Recreation on the river this weekend is not recommended ... except for those candidates who want to be posthumously nominated for the Darwin Award. So a word of advice regarding boating, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing or other such water sports, maybe this weekend is the time to do alternate outdoor activities.



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