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Ben Kieffer looks back on conversations from 2012 with Iowans who have fascinating or unusual jobs.  These individuals discuss the cool, unique and sometimes scary aspects of their professions.

A year after flood, Hamburg hopes to keep levee

Aug 7, 2012
Nati Harnik / AP

Last summer, Iowa and Nebraska were in the grips of major flooding along the Missouri River. Now, a small southwest Iowa community hopes to make permanent a levee that protected them from the river. 

To find out more about the levee project, click here.