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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
2007 Flood

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Volunteers at the sandbag station on Route T north of Grand Pass begin scooping sand as soon as the truck stops dumping. Wielding the shovel is Molly Thorp. Holding the bag is Becky Young. (Eric Crump/Democrat-News)

Behind the debris floating in floodwaters can be seen one of several secondary levee breaches that resulted in the flooding of several thousand acres of cropland Tuesday, May 8. (Eric Crump/Democrat-News)

(Eric Crump/Democrat-News)

Don Arth of Grand Pass looks across flooded fields to the point in the background where one of several secondary levee breaches occurred Tuesday, May 8. (Eric Crump/Democrat-News)

Debris and trash begin to collect against the main levee in the Grand Pass bottoms. Clean up may take months. Don Arth said after the 1993 flood farmers and crews worked through the winter to remove sand, trash and debris from their fields. (Eric Crump/Democrat-News)

In the foreground, seepage begins to show in fields behind the main levee protecting homes and cropland in the Grand Pass bottoms during a levee inspection Thursday, May 10. In the background is the lake-like Missouri River, which spilled through secondary levee breaches Tuesday afternoon, May 8. (Eric Crump/Democrat-News)

The Miami River Park is more of a lake in this photo taken Thursday, May 10. The park is completely under water and only the top of the "welcome" sign is visible to the right of the tree in the center of the photo. (Sandra Walter/Democrat-News)

Volunteers work hard sandbagging on Thursday night, May 10, east of Miami. Many of these volunteers have been there everyday since Monday. (Rachel Harper/Democrat-News)

Miami (Rachel Harper/Democrat-News)

Miami (Rachel Harper/Democrat-News)

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