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DES MOINES, Iowa — About 20 Iowa credit unions in four of the state’s biggest cities spent a harrowing week as victims of the worst Midwest flooding in 100 years, grappling with water damage, branch closings and service disruption across a wide swath.

The impact was nearly as severe in parts of neighboring Wisconsin, Indiana and Illinois where swollen rivers triggered more branch closings and CU executives and employees recounting distressing tales of evacuations and equipment rescues.

By week’s end operations were at last returning to normal in some parts. Still, employee losses in property and cleanup costs yet to be counted were extensive as new alarm existed downriver for CUs in Illinois and Missouri.

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