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Runnells, Iowa. June 13th, 2013.

Runnells residents and state officials are concerned a large sinkhole could be related to an abandoned mine beneath the small city. Two weeks ago, Bob Borg stepped into his front yard to discover a large hole, nearly 10-feet deep and … Continue reading

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Council Bluffs, Iowa. July 21st, 2011.

The high water table continues to cause problems in Council Bluffs, including the potential for sinkholes. One sinkhole between 6th and 7th avenues started as just a dip in the road, but now it’s 20 feet wide and at least … Continue reading

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Clinton, Iowa. June 3rd, 2011.

A house in Clinton, Iowa, “creaked and groaned” when a sinkhole swallowed it, a neighbor said. Larry Stuart was not home when his dwelling collapsed Sunday, but the property is a total loss, officials told WQAD-TV, Moline, Ill. He is … Continue reading

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Waterloo, Iowa. May 20th, 2011.

A sinkhole developed Saturday evening, closing a section of Schrock Road to traffic. The sinkhole happened on the westbound lane of Schrock Road, east of Kimball Avenue. Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office personnel blocked Schrock Road from both Hawkeye Road … Continue reading

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