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Homes sit in floodwater Monday near Bartlett, Iowa. The rising Missouri River has ruptured two levees in northwest Missouri, sending torrents of floodwaters over rural farmland toward the Iowa town of Hamburg and the Missouri resort town of Big Lake.

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2 Missouri River levees give way

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — The swollen Missouri River ruptured two levees in northwest Missouri on Monday, sending torrents of floodwater over rural farmland toward a small town in Iowa and a resort community in Missouri.

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