Roads begin opening to Fremont, Valley and Waterloo

ROADS BEGIN OPENING TO FREMONT, VALLEY AND WATERLOO

Highway 36 is open to Fremont, Valley and Waterloo, areas were previously inaccessible.

Major roads remain closed

MAJOR ROADS REMAIN CLOSED

Although the Elkhorn River has crested and water levels are decreasing, now some major roads are dry but severely damaged. Other roads...

 
 
 
NDOT starts clean up, inspections of roads & bridges following historic flooding

NDOT STARTS CLEAN UP, INSPECTIONS OF ROADS & BRIDGES FOLLOWING HISTORIC FLOODING

Following wide-spread historic flooding, the Nebraska Department of Transportation began cleanup efforts Monday.

New image from Hanson Lake community show flooding devastation

NEW IMAGE FROM HANSON LAKE COMMUNITY SHOW FLOODING DEVASTATION

Hundreds were forced to evacuate from the Hanson Lake community during dangerous flooding Sunday.

 
 
 
Authorities say 2 fatally injured in Saline County collision

AUTHORITIES SAY 2 FATALLY INJURED IN SALINE COUNTY COLLISION

Authorities say two people were fatally injured when two pickup trucks collided on a state highway in southeast Nebraska.

Flooding reaches new levels in southwest Iowa

FLOODING REACHES NEW LEVELS IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

Multiple levee breaches, record river height flood Iowa communities along the Missouri

 
 
 
Columbus woman, stranded by flood waters, died in her home

COLUMBUS WOMAN, STRANDED BY FLOOD WATERS, DIED IN HER HOME

Despite numerous rescue attempts, first responders could not reach Columbus woman in time

Omaha to pay-off at least 59 pothole claims

OMAHA TO PAY-OFF AT LEAST 59 POTHOLE CLAIMS

Mayor authorizes payment for some vehicles damaged so far this year by Omaha potholes

 
 
 
Woman cited for violating road closures in west Omaha

WOMAN CITED FOR VIOLATING ROAD CLOSURES IN WEST OMAHA

Onlookers record woman damaging her car, trying to drive over damaged highway

What's new at the zoo?

WHAT'S NEW AT THE ZOO?

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has new events coming up this weekend.

 
 
 
Visitor passing through town brings hope to nonprofit after devastating theft

VISITOR PASSING THROUGH TOWN BRINGS HOPE TO NONPROFIT AFTER DEVASTATING THEFT

The good Samaritan was just passing through when he heard about the theft of some donated computers and decided to help out.

Animals rescued from Pacific Junction, IA

ANIMALS RESCUED FROM PACIFIC JUNCTION, IA

A total of 30 dogs, multiple goats, cats and a pig were saved from a facility in Pacific Junction, Iowa, Sunday afternoon.

 
 
 
Continued dry Monday, scattered light rain Tuesday

CONTINUED DRY MONDAY, SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN TUESDAY

As clouds increase the next two days, temperatures will dip below average again. Scattered light rain is possible on Tuesday, then...

Donations piling up in Glenwood to help neighbors in Pacific Junction

DONATIONS PILING UP IN GLENWOOD TO HELP NEIGHBORS IN PACIFIC JUNCTION

People in the community are stepping up to help flood victims in Mills County

 
 
 
UPDATING: Monday's flood headlines

UPDATING: MONDAY'S FLOOD HEADLINES

Here is the latest updates on the flood crisis in Nebraska and Iowa

Man found in street, transported to hospital in critical condition

MAN FOUND IN STREET, TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION

A man was transported to an Omaha hospital in extremely critical condition after someone found him in the street on Gibson Road.

 
 
 
River levels improving for some, dry weather continues Monday

RIVER LEVELS IMPROVING FOR SOME, DRY WEATHER CONTINUES MONDAY

While some metro rivers are going below flood stage today, the Missouri River will stay high through the end of this week. there are...

The Randby Factor for Monday

THE RANDBY FACTOR FOR MONDAY

 
 
 
Lincoln under a mandatory water restriction

LINCOLN UNDER A MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTION

Residents must cut water use in half

Aerial view of historic flooding across eastern Nebraska

AERIAL VIEW OF HISTORIC FLOODING ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA

Rising waters wreak havoc in Dodge County, western Douglas County

 
 
 



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