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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

(Audio) Nebraska Broadcasters Association donates $20,000 to American Red Cross to kick off Friday’s statewide “#NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief”

(click on podcast page to hear  Jim Timm announce the fund-raiser during the governor's Wednesday media briefing)       The Nebraska Broadcasters Association has made a $20,000.00 donation to the local chapter of the Amer... Read More

(Audio)  Report Damage To County Assessor's Office

(click on podcasts to hear interview with assessor)       Cuming County Assessor Cherie Kreikemeier reminds property owners that they should visit or call her office to report any damage that's been caused by the flooding. ... Read More

Flooding Disrupting Midwest Rail Services

Flooding in the central-U.S. is halting rail traffic, including shipments and deliveries from agricultural facilities. Union Pacific noted the flooding has caused “significant damage” to the company’s rail network. Five routes of the Union P... Read More

Property Tax Moves Forward In Unicameral

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would tie farmland property taxes to the value of commodity prices is headed to the full Nebraska Legislature for debate. Members of the Revenue Committee voted 6-1 to advance the measure. The bill by Sen. Steve ... Read More

(AUDIO) Gov. Ricketts Joins Vice President Pence to Assess Flood Damage, Thank First Responders

WATERLOO, NEBRASKA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Vice President Mike Pence and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to assess flood damage and emergency response efforts.  The visit began with a survey of the flooding along the Missouri River foll... Read More

(AUDIO) Lots Of Appreciation To Go Around At Ag Appreciation Dinner

There was a great turnout at the Nielsen Community Center tonight for the West Point Chamber of Commerce annual Ag Appreciation Dinner. Recent flooding did not hurt the attendance, as a large crowd enjoyed the banquet. The disastrous flooding i... Read More

Nebraska Congressional Delegation Sends Letter to POTUS Urging Expedited Approval of Governor’s Request for Disaster Declaration

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and Representatives Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01), Don Bacon (NE-02), and Adrian Smith (NE-03) wrote a letter to President Donald Trump in support of Governor Pe... Read More

Free webinar offers safe cleanup advice on farms/ranches following flooding

Will run from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday   The flooding across Nebraska and Iowa can heighten the risk exposure to health threats such as mold, tetanus bacteria, contaminated well water, hypothermia as well as increased mental stress. Elle... Read More

Sen. Ben Hansen Newsletter

Greetings to all in District 16 and the surrounding region. This week many of you were affected by the terrible weather moving throughout Nebraska. Please know this is at the forefront of everyone’s minds in the legislature. Senators were briefed... Read More

Senator Albrecht Newsletter

Extreme weather has caused devastation in Northeast Nebraska and across the state. My thoughts and prayers are with all those that have been affected, especially farmers and ranchers. Our first responders have gone above and beyond these last few day... Read More

More Roads Opening

HOW TO GET TO OMAHA FROM…… WEST POINT TAKE HWY 32 EAST TO TEKAMAH THEN TRAVEL HWY 75 SOUTH OF TEKAMAH TO BLAIR AND HWY 75 SOUTH OF BLAIR INTO THE OMAHA METRO AREA HOW TO GET FREMONT TO OMAHA ……. TAKE HWY 275 TO WATERLOO AND TAKE MAPL... Read More

West Point  Cub Scouts Collecting Supplies For North Bend

    The local Cub Scout Pack is coordinating a Donation Drive for cleaning supplies to take to North Bend. Please see the attached flyer for more details regarding requested supplies and drop off locations and time. **We thank eve... Read More