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Weather
9:25 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Flooding sets records in western Nebraska as water moves east

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.

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Weather
12:49 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

South Platte River surging in western Nebraska

BIG SPRINGS, Neb. (AP) — The South Platte River looked like a trickle in Western Nebraska before the Colorado floodwaters began to arrive.

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Weather
10:36 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Flooding expected along South Platte River following heavy rain in Colorado

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans are bracing for flooding along the South Platte River later this week when the water from Colorado's torrential rains arrives.

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Weather
2:00 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

American Red Cross volunteers head to Colorado

American Red Cross volunteers from the Nebraska/Southwest Iowa region are heading to Colorado following deadly flooding there.

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Weather
1:27 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Websites offer information, resources for Iowa flood victims

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two new websites are offering support to Iowa residents in areas hit by recent storms and flooding.

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Weather
1:56 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Corps of Engineers keeping drought conservation measures in place

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says drought conservation measures will remain in place along the Missouri River basin.

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Missouri River Flooding
2:05 pm
Sat February 2, 2013

Final contracts being awarded to repair 2011 flood damage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than $180 million worth of repairs to Missouri River levees battered by the historic 2011 flooding are winding down. But critics complain the work is taking too long to complete.

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Missouri River Flooding
1:47 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Repairs to Omaha's levee system nearing completion

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced Friday that levee repairs are nearly complete following last year's Missouri River flooding.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

More than a year after severe flooding devastated areas along the Missouri River, repairs to Omaha’s levee system are nearly complete.

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Missouri River Flooding
2:21 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Hamburg Rebuilds

Last summer at this time, Nebraska and Iowa were in the grips of major flooding along the Missouri River. Now, a small southwest Iowa community hopes to make permanent a levee that protected them from the river. Omaha Public Radio's Deborah Newcombe takes us there.

More information about Hamburg's efforts is available at www.hamburglevee.com. The Omaha District of the U-S Army Corps of Engineers estimates it'll cost 280-million dollars to repair all the damage caused by last year's flooding will cost 280-million dollars.

Missouri River Flooding
2:52 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Corps of Engineers: more than $100 million in post-flood repair projects complete

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials say more than $100 million dollars worth of levee repair work has been done following last year’s Missouri River flooding.

Omaha and Kansas City District officials updated the post-flood repairs during a conference call Friday. Last summer’s flooding along the Missouri River caused significant damage in Nebraska and Iowa.

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