Swamped by inaction
Rolling through a wide lowland created over the centuries by its meandering waters, the Missouri River is the poor man's Mississippi. While its trek is longer by 20 miles, no one associates the term mighty with the Missouri – except those who wind up in its flood-prone path.
For the second time in eight years, Iowans and Nebraskans are fighting what was thought to be a 500-year flood.
Read Brad's entire column in the March 28 Advance.