New Hartford Fire Department Chief Brad Schipper steps over sandbags after checking 

New Hartford Fire Department Chief Brad Schipper steps over sandbags after checking a pump, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in New Hartford, Iowa. Hundreds of residents obeyed an order to evacuate their homes in this northeast Iowa town Tuesday before floodwaters from a rising creek could strand them. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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New Hartford Fire Department Chief Brad Schipper steps over sandbags after checking a pump, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in New Hartford, Iowa. Hundreds of residents obeyed an order to evacuate their homes in this northeast Iowa town Tuesday before floodwaters from a rising creek could strand them. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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