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Nebraska Strong Drive For Flood Relief Raises Nearly Half-A Million Dollars

The Nebraska Strong Drive For Flood Relief raised nearly $437,000 on Friday to benefit  the American Red Cross efforts in  Nebraska and southwest Iowa.       Sponsored by ... Read More

NDOT reports bridge damage in multiple regions in Nebraska

  March 21, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is reporting that at least fifteen bridges on the State highway system have washed out or have been damaged. The known bridges are: Highway 11 just south ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Thanks President Trump for Federal Disaster Declaration

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that President Donald J. Trump had approved Nebraska’s expedited request for federal disaster assistance.  Governor Ricketts submitted the request following devastating flooding and s... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Unveils New “Nebraska Strong” Relief Website

 Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website to help connect more Nebraskans with opportunities to request and provide relief.  The website can be viewed at http://www.nebraska.gov/nebraska-strong/. “Nebraska’s response to the floo... Read More

Dr. Smith receives teaching award

CURTIS, Neb. – Animal science is a profession and passion for Doug Smith, a Texan-turned-Nebraskan.   The professor who has coached students in livestock evaluation, instructed hundreds of college freshmen and sophomores, and mentored young peop... Read More

Minnesota to help Nebraska flood fight

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed an emergency executive order to provide aerial assistance to flood-stricken Nebraska. The order came after Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts requested Minnesota Army National Guard helicopter support. Minnesota sent... Read More

DHHS Partnering With EPA to Provide Free Water Testing March 21-24 for Private Well Owners Impacted by Flood

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the Environmental Protection Agency to open a mobile lab in three Nebraska communities that will offer free water testing for private well owners.   Recent flood condi... Read More

Two Semis Crash On Highway 275 Near Pilger

On Wednesday at 2:55 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to and investigated a two semi-truck accident that closed part of Hwy 275 for more than two hours.  The accident occurred when a semi pulling a closed trailer driven by Vipan ... Read More

McDonald’s in Nebraska and Western Iowa To Hold All-Day, Statewide Fundraiser This Friday To Aid Flood Victims And Relief Efforts

March 22, 2019 – Local McDonald’s owner-operators from across Nebraska and Western Iowa are coming together to rally behind #NebraskaStrong and #IowaStrong flood relief efforts. McDonald’s restaurants in Nebraska and western Iowa participating ... Read More

Nebraskans, Others Step Up to Help Flood Victims

 Overnight, the number of cities under emergency declarations in response to the devastation from the historic weather events increased to 89. There are 77 counties under declarations, 4 tribal nations, and 5 special government areas such as unincor... Read More

Nebraskans, Others Step Up to Help Flood Victims  Many Resources Available

Lincoln, Neb. – Overnight, the number of cities under emergency declarations in response to the devastation from the historic weather events increased to 89. There are 77 counties under declarations, 4 tribal nations, and 5 special government ... Read More