Drone footage shows Mills County, Iowa levee damage

PACIFIC JUNCTION, IA (News Channel Nebraska) - The situation in Pacific Junction, Iowa near the Nebraska Border has worsened. A mandatory evacuation order is in place after the Missouri River o... Read More

New Missouri River level records set at Brownville

BROWNVILLE - The road to the "Spirit of Brownville" and a nearby house were submerged in water Sunday afternoon, but the rest of the southeast Nebraska town seems to be spared by flooding from the Missouri River. On Sunday, the river level was at ... Read More

Hamburg's water treatment plant compromised. City could run out of water in 24 hours

HAMBURG - The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a flash flood warning for south central Fremont County until 3:30 a.m. Monday due to a levee failure. The Corps of Engineers reported a flood gate on a levee is overtopping at 3:36 p.m. Su... Read More

Hamburg's West Ditch No. 6 May Be Topped Through The Day

  https://www.youtube.com/embed/zefUMNRh_xk HAMBURG  -- Missouri River flooding is flowing over much of the western third of Fremont County and is again threatening Hamburg, Iowa. Fremont County Emergency Management Director Mike Crece... Read More

Flows from Gavins Point Dam decrease, but Missouri River below Omaha continues to gain

First, the good news for Nebraska’s waterlogged eastern shore. With inflows from the Niobrara River upstream decreasing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Saturday continued to ratchet down releases from Gavins Point Dam near Yankton... Read More

Drone footage shows flooding at Brownville, Nebraska

BROWNVILLE - A flood warning remains in effect for the Missouri River at Brownville, Nebraska and all along the river in southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri until next weekend. Chip Johnson, Auburn, shot drone footage of ... Read More

Outdoor notes: Registration open for Indian Cave’s Mushroom Run; Science workshop set for April 20

LINCOLN, Neb. – Registration is open for runners to enter the Mushroom Run at Indian Cave State Park. The run will be held in conjunction with the park’s annual Outdoor Adventure on April 27. The run includes the Morel Mile and 5-kilometer races... Read More

Mills County Seeks Volunteers To Fill Sandbags

PACIFIC JUNCTION – Mills County Emergency Management is requesting volunteers to assist in filling sandbags. This activity will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, March 17, at Al Hughes Auction, 21929 S. 221st St., in Glenwood, Iowa. Volunteers need ... Read More

Norfolk man dies after being pulled from floodwaters in Iowa

SIDNEY – Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope reports that on Friday emergency personnel were called to the 3000 block of 250th Street west of Riverton, Iowa, for two people that were trapped in the flood water and were hanging on to trees. At ... Read More

Nebraska nuclear power plant along Missouri River continues operating

The Cooper Nuclear Station near Brownville, Nebraska, along the Missouri River still is operating at 100 percent on Saturday evening, the Nebraska Public Power District said. The plant continues to operate under a "Notice of Unusual Even... Read More

Officials keeping an eye on OPPD plant in Nebraska City

NEBRASKA CITY - Rising water levels along the Missouri River forced the Omaha Public Power District to shift its response to the Nebraska City Station. Gauges in place in waterways may have been damaged because of debris and ice in the river and t... Read More