Flood notes: Missouri River levels remain high

The Missouri River at Rulo, Nebraska, set a record for high water Wednesday and has started to drop. The National Weather Service said the river had reached 28.12 feet on Wednesday. That ... Read More

Fremont Residents Come Together When Returning Home

_informq.push(); FREMONT, NE — Residents of flood-stricken south Fremont have been living in shelters or with friends and relatives for days.  They’ve been relying on food donated by Hy-Vee for meals.  Now, they’re back home starting the c... Read More

After the flood, 2 Nebraska buddies find an indestructible beer fridge miles from its home

As Kyle Simpson and his buddy Gayland Stouffer surveyed the flood damage Sunday on Simpson’s land near Schuyler, the pair spotted a small black box in the distance. It must have seemed like a mirage. Stouffer walked over, and sure e... Read More

CCH Receives Five Star Rating For Hospital Quality

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Community Hospital was recently recognized for its quality in a nationwide list of hospitals. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings, which rates over 4,500 hos... Read More

Columbus Resident Accepting Donations To Help With Animal Needs

COLUMBUS - A Columbus resident is looking out for area animals who are in need following last week's flooding. Beth Voichoskie is accepting donations to assist in the needs of pets and animals that have been affected by the flooding disaster. Voic... Read More

Lincoln moves to voluntary water restrictions; Valley starts cleanup

Mayor Chris Beutler on Wednesday lifted the mandatory water restrictions imposed Sunday because of flood damage at the city's water  facilities at the Platte River. He also urged residents and businesses to continue to voluntarily c... Read More

Donations For Flood Victims Available All Around Columbus

COLUMBUS - The Columbus community and beyond is showing their support for those dealing with the flooding disaster of last week. Donations are being accepted in numerous locations all across town. The 1C Church began taking in donations over t... Read More

Cordova fire victims identified

CORDOVA, NE (1011NOW) - The Nebraska State Fire Marshal's Office has identified the four people killed in a house fire Saturday morning in Cordova. They are Crystal Vickrey, 39; Tiara Schwab, 20; Brittney Newsome, 19; and Kaden Newsome, 12. F... Read More

Disaster Volunteers To Be Coordinated Using 211

COLUMBUS - Residents in the Columbus/Platte County area will be able to utilize 211 for assistance in recovering from the flooding disaster. 211 is a free referral number for people to find help from human service agencies. In the event of local d... Read More

Cool water rescue in David City

DAVID CITY, NE (News Channel Nebraska) - Historic flooding has brought out the best in Nebraskans. Watch as David City and Bellwood Fire and Rescue get creative last Thursday to rescue flood victims. This is what it looked like at Brandenb... Read More

Gehring Construction Awarded Contract For Renovating Downtown Traffic Signals

COLUMBUS - The Columbus City Council has determined who will oversee renovations of traffic signals in the downtown area. During Monday's meeting, the Council awarded the contract for the project to Gehring Construction & Ready Mix of Columbus... Read More