from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river rising in southern Minnesota and flowing about 410 km (255 mi) generally southeast through eastern Iowa to the Mississippi River.


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  • Comment: Buchanan County: The Wapsipinicon is out of its banks within the City of Independence.

    Iowa DOT Announces Road Closures After Flooding Hits

  • In Jones County, Iowa, a rural area with 90 miles of riverfront along the Maquoketa and the Wapsipinicon rivers, flooding is expected to be the second highest on record by the time the rivers crest Tuesday morning.

    Upper Mississippi Basin

  • As the southwest had escaped entirely no serious trouble was expected, but in the region near the laboratory the rain was coming down in torrents and the Wapsipinicon and Cedar Rivers were overflowing their banks.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries

  • Braley spent the day following the Maquoketa and Wapsipinicon surges, stopping at

  • The Wapsipinicon at Anamosa, which was hard hit by the June 2008 flood, stood at 12.35 feet at 8 last night, headed for a predicted near-record crest of 26 feet on Monday night.

  • Statewide News Wapsipinicon to crest soon at Independence

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  • The bad news is that levels on the Rock River at Joslyn and Moline will continue to rise through Thursday and the Wapsipinicon will hold steady at about a foot-and-a-half over flood stage for the next few days as recent rainfall continues to run off water saturated or frozen ground and into area streams and creeks.


  • The steady weekend rain prompted flood warnings in eastern and central Iowa including the Mississippi, Wapsipinicon, Cedar, Des Moines, English and Skunk rivers. News - Top Stories

  • ANAMOSA - An Anamosa woman struck in the head by a tree limb died late Saturday night at the hospital. 26-year-old Tara Bennett was having a picnic with a friend when a branch fell and hit her at Wapsipinicon State Park September 19th.


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