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1:58 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Mississippi River interests seek help due to low water levels

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Businesses that move products on the Mississippi River continue to seek the government's help as the river approaches historic lows.

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1:00 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Releases from Gavins Point Dam to be cut starting next week

The Missouri River at Bismarck, ND.
Credit Wikimedia Images

Continued drought conditions in the Missouri River basin mean water releases from Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota will be at the minimum level this winter.

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8:15 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Hurricane Sandy fallout misses drought-plagued Midwest

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Drought-plagued Midwest farming states got little benefit from the massive storm that pounded the Eastern Seaboard this week, although the nation's worst drought in decades appears to be easing in some areas.

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8:56 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Strong winds force closure of Interstate

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says portions of Interstate 80 and two other highways in western Nebraska have reopened following their closure because of blowing dirt and strong winds.

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2:42 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Wildfires burning in seven Nebraska counties

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Crews are working through stiff winds and dry conditions to contain wildfires in seven Nebraska counties.

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11:58 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Drought conditions remain virtually unchanged in Nebraska

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Recent storms have eased drought conditions in several key Midwest farming states where the corn harvest is wrapping up.

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12:51 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

USDA discusses long-term response, challenges as drought persists

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks at a USDA regional meeting Tuesday in Omaha about the drought.
Katie Schubert KIOS-FM

More than three-fourths of the state of Nebraska remains in an exceptional drought.

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8:10 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Record low inflows in to the Missouri River basin in September

This year’s severe drought caused record low inflows in September in the Missouri River basin.

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12:50 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Corn harvest well ahead of schedule in Nebraska

The Nebraska Corn Board says the state's harvest is nearly a month ahead of schedule.

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1:00 am
Mon September 17, 2012

September is National Preparedness Month

The American Red Cross says putting together a kit and having an emergency plan are critical to prepare for a disaster.

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