flooding http://kios.org en Officials deny causing Missouri River floods http://kios.org/post/officials-deny-causing-missouri-river-floods <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shouldn't be blamed for causing major flooding along the Missouri River. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:57:00 +0000 Associated Press 49131 at http://kios.org Fort Calhoun Station prepares for flooding http://kios.org/post/fort-calhoun-station-prepares-flooding <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District officials say it will reduce power as it prepares for rising water on the Missouri River. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:10:26 +0000 Associated Press 48999 at http://kios.org Missouri River to rise above flood stage at Omaha http://kios.org/post/missouri-river-rise-above-flood-stage-omaha <p>A Flood Warning is in effect along the Missouri River. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:57:59 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 48882 at http://kios.org New app warns of flood threats http://kios.org/post/new-app-warns-flood-threats <p>A new smartphone app can alert you when there’s flooding in your area. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:54:12 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 44727 at http://kios.org Council Bluffs hires firm to oversee levee work http://kios.org/post/council-bluffs-hires-firm-oversee-levee-work <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs officials took a step toward improving the city's levee system by hiring an engineering firm to oversee the effort. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:53:52 +0000 Associated Press 44032 at http://kios.org Landowners file lawsuit over Missouri River floods http://kios.org/post/landowners-file-lawsuit-over-missouri-river-floods <div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;"><p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of farmers and business owners is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, claiming the agency mismanaged the Missouri River since 2006 and contributed to major flooding in five states.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:42:18 +0000 Associated Press 43750 at http://kios.org Platte flooding still a threat in Nebraska http://kios.org/post/platte-flooding-still-threat-nebraska <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A hydrologist says local flooding remains a threat along the Platte River in Nebraska. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:34:13 +0000 Associated Press 43454 at http://kios.org Platte River expected to rise in eastern Nebraska http://kios.org/post/platte-river-expected-rise-eastern-nebraska <p>The Platte River is expected to rise in eastern Nebraska over the next few days as floodwater from Colorado reaches the area. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 36369 at http://kios.org Flooding sets records in western Nebraska as water moves east http://kios.org/post/flooding-sets-records-western-nebraska-water-moves-east <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The flooding along the South Platte River continues to set records in western Nebraska, but the defenses communities built are generally holding and the floodwater is slowly flowing east across the state.</span> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 14:25:41 +0000 Associated Press 36364 at http://kios.org South Platte River surging in western Nebraska http://kios.org/post/south-platte-river-surging-western-nebraska <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">BIG SPRINGS, Neb. (AP) — The South Platte River looked like a trickle in Western Nebraska before the Colorado floodwaters began to arrive.</span> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:49:05 +0000 Associated Press 36159 at http://kios.org