That includes the 113th cavalry from Sioux City and the 185th air
The 185th Iowa Air National Guard Unit patrol the streets along the
flood line urging people to stay out of flooded areas.
Air guardsman are along dozens of check points forming a perimeter
around the downtown area.
They are directing traffic and also keeping an eye out for
By noon Sunday the Minneapolis and Hennepin County response teams were
at work in Cedar Rapids. The officers and deputies are working in areas of
Cedar Rapids where the flood waters are receding to allow residents to return to
their homes on a limited basis.
Minnesota officers are helping to prevent looting and other theft
in the flooded areas.
On Monday, Dolan and Stanek announced another 20
officers 10 deputies would be sent to Iowa this week
This is the media shaping your views. There is whining and looting
happening in the midwest. It's just not being reported.
The Red Cross is out of funds and borrowing to support the refugees
there. People are being arrested for blowing through roadblocks....and the
police are an actual presence....unlike in New Orleans where they were part of
The good people of Louisiana, Alabama and Missisippi responded with as
much courage and cooperation as the midwesterners. What do you know about the
rebuilding efforts there ??
Probably nothing.1800 people DIED in Katrina !!! What's it up to in the
midwest...10 ??? The floods are awful, but they are not even 1% of the
devastation Katrina caused