Nearly three months since the August derecho, cleanup continues and the storm may have brought with it more than damage. An area physician says the debris is likely contributing to allergies this year.
Iowa’s congressional delegation wrote a bipartisan letter to United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to ask him to grant assistance to the state’s farmers affected by the derecho on August 10.
QC Total Tech in Bettendorf is helping out those still living with poor signal from last week’s derecho. The owner created his own homemade signal booster out of household materials and now wants to build more for residents of Cedar Rapids.
Governor Kim Reynolds said in a press conference Thursday, “We’ve talked to the White House, it has left FEMA, it is now at the White House.”Now, that “it” is Governor Reynolds is talking about is the individual disaster declaration for Iowans.