Plattsmouth Says Cut Water Usage By 30 Percent

PLATTSMOUTH – Plattsmouth officials are amending their water emergency order asking residents to voluntarily cut water use by 30 percent. The city is prohibiting lawn irrigation, washing down of ... Read More

Governor, State Officials Give Update on Flood Disaster

BEATRICE – Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts today said the Federal Emergency Management Agency has now received Nebraska’s request for a disaster declaration, for the massive flooding that has ravaged the state. Ricketts says it is the most wid... Read More

Larry the Cable Guy to donate all proceeds from Lincoln show to Red Cross

LINCOLN, NE (1011NOW) - Pawnee City, Neb. native Larry the Cable Guy will be donating all proceeds from his March 27th show in Lincoln to the Red Cross for those impacted by the floods. According to a tweet from Larry the Cable Guy Tuesday, his po... Read More

Emergency management reporting levee breech near Craig, Mo.

CRAIG - A levee breech near Craig, Missouri has forced the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill to issue a flash flood warning for northwestern Holt County until 2:30 p.m. Emergency management officials reported the breech on the northwest si... Read More

Highway 75 reopens north of Plattsmouth

PLATTSMOUTH - Commuters on Wednesday going between Plattsmouth and Omaha will be much happier after one of southeast Nebraska's main routes reopened Tuesday evening. The Nebraska Department of Roads closed Highway 75 for nearly five days becau... Read More

Parks in Louisville among hardest hit by flooding; aggressive cleanup planned for state

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says it will take aggressive and costly efforts to clean up state parks and wildlife management areas across the state. The parks have been affected by the flooding in the central and eastern part o... Read More

Glenwood, Hamburg issue boil order; Residents in Craig, Mo. evacuate

Glenwood Municipal Utilities has issued a boil order until further notice for Glenwood and Pacific Junction. In response to the electrical outage at its water treatment facility, the utility will be adding water to its system to assure w... Read More

11th Street Accidents As Traffic Bypasses Interstate 29

NEBRASKA CITY – The closing of the Highway 2 bridge at Nebraska City on Friday evening has brought some unusual traffic to Nebraska City. On Monday, a Hyundai Santa Fe driven by 69-year-old Michael Baxter of Council Bluffs, left south 11th Stree... Read More

Farm aid nonprofit arranging hay help for Nebraska ranchers

NEBRASKA (Associated Press) - The Plains farm aid nonprofit Farm Rescue is launching an effort to bring donated hay to flood-stricken Nebraska ranchers. North Dakota-based Farm Rescue first activated its Operation Hay Lift program to help drought... Read More

Keeping safe after the flood

LINCOLN, NE (News Channel Nebraska) - Health Experts from the University of Nebraska Medical Center are giving advice on how to keep safe and healthy after the recent flooding in the state. Experts say being around flooding can leave lasting effec... Read More

Nebraska prison population hits new high; 'I hope it's an anomaly,' corrections chief says

LINCOLN — Here’s a record Nebraska leaders didn’t want to set: a new high for prison overcrowding. On Monday, state prisons held 5,515 inmates, the most in history and a surprising landmark in light of several efforts to reduce ove... Read More