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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A haze is blanketing much of the Midwest as strong winds carry smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — A tornado last year that damaged most of a small, northeastern Nebraska town left the village clerk known as "Momma Kim" with plenty to do.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — A groundbreaking ceremony for a new bank doesn't usually attract more than 200 people, but the new Midwest Bank will be play a key role in rebuilding Pilger's downtown.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Flash flood warnings and watches have been issued for Lincoln and other southeast Nebraska communities in the wake of heavy overnight storms.

DEWITT, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has declared a state of emergency in areas of Nebraska affected by tornadoes and flooding.

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It was 40 years ago Wednesday that a violent tornado cut a 10 mile path through central Omaha, killing three people.


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — At least two people died on snowy roads in Nebraska on Sunday, and authorities were urging people not to drive unless necessary.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two storm systems merging over the Midwest this weekend are expected to produce significant snowfall across Iowa and lighter accumulation in Nebraska.

WISNER, Neb. (AP) — Residents jammed a school board meeting for a discussion on how and where to build a replacement for a middle school damaged by a tornado in northeast Nebraska.

Omaha-area drivers were met with slick conditions during the drive to work or school Tuesday morning.

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