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1 Virtual 5k supports derecho relief
Kraft--Abigail (Student--2020), Zwanziger--Hannah (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:17, p.02
10/15/2020 Several UNI public relations majors hosted a virtual 5k to raise money for disaster relief for Linn County, which was hit especially hard by a derecho storm in August.
2 Students speak out about Iowa drecho
Kraft--Abigail (Student--2020), Seymour--Kayla (Student--2020), Zwanziger--Hannah (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:2, p.01
8/24/2020 Two students talk about their experience during the Iowa derecho on August 10; photo.
3 Storm hits Cedar Valley
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:4, p.2
9/9/2011 Scenes from the September 3rd storm; photo.
4 Iowa tornado recovery continues
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.1
4/22/2011 Two weeks ago about two dozen tornadoes hit mostly rural areas of Iowa, though an EF3 did hit the town of Mapleton. Students from Aplington/Parkersburg traveled to Mapleton to help in the cleanup; photo.
5 Emergency food program put into action
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.3
8/31/2010 County Department of Human Services offices are taking applications for food assistance in areas affected by recent flooding and storms.
6 Hail storm damages property at UNI
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:48, p.1
4/9/2010 Hail damages some cars around College Hill; photo.
7 Cedar Falls replants trees around the city
Danilov--Misha (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:46, p.1
4/2/2010 The storm of July 12, 2009, destroyed trees on three hundred and eighteen properties. Residents have until April 11 to request the assistance of the city in replanting. Three hundred ninety trees are expected to be replanted.
8 Summer storm changes UNI landscape
Grimes--Vicki King (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.17
1/1/2010 Storm with high winds passed through campus on July 10, 2009; many trees toppled or damaged; photo.
9 Blizzard conditions fail to cool Panther shooting
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.11
12/11/2009 Basketball team defeats Iowa, 67-50; photo.
10 UNI-Dome roof in need of repair
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.1
12/11/2009 The July 10, 2009, storm caused $4.3 million in damage to the UNI-Dome roof. Insurance will cover the costs, except for $100,000 deductible on the policy. The Board of Regents has been asked for permission to proceed with repairs; photo.
11 Campus safety walk raises awareness about insufficient lighting
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.4
11/20/2009 Lighting and safety issues dominated a walk by President Allen, Vice-President Schellhardt, and others. Notes were taken concerning issues of storm damage and why some lights were not active; photo.
12 Fire safety right to know regulations for colleges
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.4
11/10/2009 United States Department of Education requires annual reports about fire safety and fire safety features in residence halls. Sprinkler systems, fire alarms, and tornado alarms are included; photo.
13 Storm's severe winds damage 350 trees on UNI campus
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.7
8/28/2009 A July 10 storm resulted in significant damage to trees, broken windows, punctured roofs, blown down fences, and the destruction of small sheds; photo.
14 Storm ravages campus
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:59, p.1
7/17/2009 Three hundred fifty trees damaged in storm. Latham Hall's roof was punctured and several windows were broken. The greenhouse sustained several broken window panes; photo.
15 Mud sliding
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.2
5/1/2009 John Schuler and Pete Galloway enjoying the thunderstorms Sunday evening; photo.
16 Citizen Science explains storms
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:45, p.1
3/31/2009 Jeff Kennedy and Alan Czarnetzki discussed how storms function and how to stay safe during storms; talked about 2008 F5 tornado in Parkersburg; photo.
17 After the storms
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.14
11/1/2008 A look at the ways that UNI assisted those who were affected by the Parkersburg tornado and the Flood of 2008; business advice, scholarships, and recreationsl activities; photo.
18 Students dance for disaster relief
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:4, p.1
9/12/2008 Disaster Relief Swing-A-Thon, sponsored by Sigma Alpha Iota, hopes to raise money for the Parkersburg music programs.
19 Tornado assistance from many sources
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:55, p.7
6/20/2008 Those who were affected by recent tornado find assistance.
20 UNI students helping rebuild New Orleans
Martens--Amy L. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:31, p.1
1/23/2007 Three UNI students help clean up a home in New Orleans used to house volunteers who come to the city to help rebuild; photo.
21 Time to be thankful for all that hasn't befallen us
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.5
9/1/2006 Thoughts on government actions following hurricane Katrina.
22 Remembering
Ruter--Lindsay N. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:1, p.9
8/25/2006 On August 29, 2006, a prayer service will be held at the Catholic Student Center to remember hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
23 Students head to New Orleans over break; volunteer group helps Katrina victims rebuild their lives any way they can
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:29, p.1
1/13/2006 A group from the UNI Catholic Student Association assisted hurricane victim Mary Clemens in the clean-up of her home; photo.
24 UNI students, faculty, and staff return from health assessment of hurricane victims relocated to San Antonio
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
12/6/2005 A team of seven students and two faculty members went to Texas on a trip sponsored by the Iowa EXPORT Center of Excellence on Health Disparities.
25 Hurricane Katrina victims haven't disappeared
Clapp--Kelley (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:26, p.8
12/2/2005 Kelley Clapp visited Texas and shared experiences of working with Katrina victims there.
26 Surviving Katrina topic of new book by UNI grad
Meeker--Georgia Kaye (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:24, p.1
11/18/2005 Robert Smallwood, 1982 UNI graduate, experienced Hurricane Katrina and wrote a book about it entitled, 'The Five People You Meet in Hell: Surviving Katrina"; photo.
27 Katrina's victims find help at UNI
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:23, p.4
11/15/2005 After the media hype about Hurricane Katrina stopped, so did some of the support, but not at UNI, where some victims are being housed.
28 UNI health majors to help Katrina victims in November
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:15, p.5
10/18/2005 UNI students will have a chance to help displaced Katrina victims by monitoring their state of mental health.
29 Hurricane benefit a laughing matter
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:14, p.11
10/14/2005 Barmuda Corporation organized a comedy show that was attended by more than six hundred people; the event raised over $6000 for the local branch of the Red Cross; photo.
30 Local company to provide soy biobased chainsaw lubricants to help with hurricane cleanup
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/13/2005 A truckload of soy biobased chainsaw bar oil is being donated by Enviromental Lubricants Manufacturing. The oil was developed by UNI's Ag-Based Industrial Research and is commercialized under a license by ELM.
31 UNI health students to take active role in ongoing hurricane relief efforts
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/3/2005 Iowa EXPORT center sends students to Texas to help with hurricane relief.
32 Horn vents at league
Northern Iowan 102:10, p.15
9/30/2005 New Orleans Saints' wide receiver Joe Horn sounded off on placement of team's first home game in New York after devastation of Hurricane Katrina; writer provides anecdotes, citing money raised; photo.
33 FEMA under fire
Northern Iowan 102:7, p.7
9/20/2005 Writers think that money is tossed around too easily by government officials; monetary distributions should be closely monitored.
34 While some point out errors, others point fingers
Bentley--Adam J. (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:7, p.1
9/20/2005 In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, people place blame on government officials on all levels; photo.
35 Better late than never doesn't cut it
Rahmiller--Brad (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.7
9/13/2005 Writer believes that the slow reaction time after Hurricane Katrina is mainly the fault of the government, not the people living in the destruction zone.
36 Have we learned nothing?
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.7
9/13/2005 Believes that after the events of September 11 four years ago, America would be able to organize and do a better job of handling the crippling effects of Hurricane Katrina.
37 Trip to Baton Rouge shortened
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.15
9/13/2005 UNI student Jess Dee Smith was planning to spend a semester studying at Louisiana State University, but after Hurricane Katrina, she returned to UNI; photo.
38 Students want to help victims of Katrina
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:4, p.1
9/9/2005 Students and legislators are both working to help victims of the recent hurricane disaster; photo.
39 Hurricane damages lives too
Northern Iowan 102:3, p.7
9/2/2005 Hurricane Katrina affects UNI students native to New Orleans. Writers encourage everyone to help as much as they can.
40 New Orleans natives try to focus on school, but worry about family back home
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:3, p.5
9/2/2005 Students from New Orleans talk about how Hurricane Katrina has affected them. A plan has been introduced to help raise money to send these students to see their families.
41 UNI students feel effects of hurricane as gas prices rise
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:3, p.1
9/2/2005 Effects of hurricane Katrina have caused half of the oil facilities in the Gulf of Mexico to close; photo.
42 Busy hurricane season
Public Relations News Release 2002:574, p.1
6/23/2003 Hurricane season hits the tropics.
43 A whirlwind of tornadoes
Public Relations News Release 2002:551, p.1
6/2/2003 Talk on what causes tornadoes and how to predict them.
44 Severe weather tips
Campus News Network 11:22, p.2
6/26/2001 Gives some general procedures and definitions for dealing with severe storms and tornadoes.
45 Winter weather wonderland
Northern Iowan 96:30, p.13
1/21/2000 In light of Wednesday's storm, students share how they would spend a day at home during a snowstorm; photo.
46 Strong storms wreak havoc on surrounding areas; Cedar Falls residents feel aftermath of last week's downpour
Alesch--Amy (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:59, p.1
7/9/1999 Cedar Falls received four to six inches of rain Friday night stranding motorists and filling basements; photo.
47 Power outage on UNI campus
Public Relations News Release 1998:380, p.1
5/16/1999 Lightning disrupted power on the west section of campus.
48 Blizzard of '99 reminds us to sharpen our winter driving skills
Public Relations News Release 1998:205, p.1
1/7/1999 Nick Teig offers tips on winter driving.
49 Winds tear across UNI campus
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:22, p.1
11/13/1998 High winds ripped off part of Bender Hall roof Tuesday; photo.
50 Minnesota city declared disaster area, seeking support
Northern Iowan 94:47, p.3
4/3/1998 St. Peter, Minnesota, and Gustavus Adolphus College request clean-up assistance after they were hit with tornadoes.


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