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3:22 pm
Mon May 27, 2013

New Hartford flooding and evacuation

This is the area of concern just west of New Hartford where the waters of Beaver Creek have overflowed
This is the area of concern just west of New Hartford where the waters of Beaver Creek have overflowed
Credit KWWL TV

Public safety officials have evacuated the Butler County town of New Hartford due to rising flood waters of Beaver Creek that runs just west of town.  All 650 residents have been asked to voluntarily leave much as they did almost exactly five years ago. Mitch Nordmeyer is the Butler County Emergency Management Director, he talks with Iowa Public Radio’s Pat Blank