http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/initiatives/2008_Flood.html The hydrolics lab is right on the river just beyond the library.
http://imuflood.wordpress.com/ The IMU (Iowa Memorial Union) was badly flooded in 1993, it will be interesting to see what happens this year.
http://www.press-citizen.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage The Iowa City Press Citizen
Some humor survives in spite of all:
http://www.gazetteonline.com/ Cedar Rapids is only 20 miles from Iowa City but is on the Cedar River as opposed to the Iowa River (Iowa City) so they are actually worse off earlier than we are/will be.