whitewater http://iowapublicradio.org en Whitewater Challenge http://iowapublicradio.org/post/whitewater-challenge <p>Water has been a challenge this spring for many Iowa communities as excessive rainfall sends residents heading for higher ground. This weekend, Charles City officials,&nbsp;in the north central part of the state,&nbsp;are hoping thousands will run toward the Cedar River instead of away from it. It's the site of the second Whitewater Challenge where kayakers and other paddlers play in the water for fun and sport.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 23:36:26 +0000 Pat Blank 23144 at http://iowapublicradio.org Whitewater Challenge