BLAIR - Members of the Blair Lions Club, a service organization, have been recognized by their International leadership.  Bob and Marilyn Epperson are being recognized for their efforts in flood relief for the area, a ten thousand dollar grant was a'... Read More

BLAIR - Omaha Police Department’s Able One helicopter was damaged this morning during an emergency landing in a field near the North Omaha Air Port. Mechanical failure is cited as the cause.  No injuries were reported according to the Omaha Police'... Read More

BLAIR - The Missouri Valley City Council tonight will formalize an embargo on flood stricken streets that will put a weight restriction of ten tons – part of an emergency measure.  The Mo Valley council will also discuss federal grants for housing'... Read More

Red Cross closes last of shelters The American Red Cross of Nebraska and Southwest Iowa has closed the last of 30 shelters it opened after last month’s flooding. All of the residents have either returned home or found other accommodati'... Read More

BLAIR - The Washington County Emergency Management Office is having a Weather Spotter Training Class a week from today, April 22nd at the Blair Public Library and Technology Center 2233 Civic Drive in Blair.  That training by the National weather Se'... Read More

BLAIR - Shoplifters in a U-Haul van were pursued by Washington County deputies Saturday until the suspects entered Douglas county.  Other incidents on the Sheriff’s report just released - three warrant arrests, two for driving under suspension, an'... Read More

BLAIR - The sale of the former Arlington Water Treatment Plant and maintenance building has been changed – that sale now moved to May 9th at 10 a.m.  Discussion of flood damage and recovery is also expected at tonight’s meeting of the Arlington '... Read More

BLAIR - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is closing the temporary Washington County Disaster Recovery Center at Arlington today, a new temporary DRC is opening in Thurston County.  These are the Temporary DRC sites: THURSTON '... Read More

The Salvation Army Council Bluffs Corps is expanding its food-service efforts in Hamburg, Iowa. The Salvation Army has been serving lunch in the flood-impacted community for the past two weeks. Beginning Friday, it expands its efforts '... Read More

The State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open Disaster Recovery Centers for a limited period in Butler, Custer, Nemaha and Richardson Counties. Center locations are: » Butler County: Bellwood Volu'... Read More

BLAIR - A flood warning continues for the Missouri River from Tekamah southward.  Last reported at the action level, the National Weather Service says the river is expected to reach upper minor to low moderate flood stage of 27 point six feet Saturd'... Read More

BLAIR - The Monona County, Iowa Sheriff’s office says they have found the body believed to be that of 36 year old Amy Pliss of Whiting – last seen around 1 a.m.Tuesday morning.  The vehicle she was driving had been involved in a rollover acciden'... Read More

As Nebraskans work to recover from last month's flooding, they should be on alert for potential scams. The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency want to spread the word about these fraudulent ac'... Read More

LINCOLN — The Legislature worked Tuesday to help victims of Nebraska’s epic flooding, adopting an amendment to provide a tax break for people whose homes were destroyed and laying plans to divert $4 million to replenish an emergency fund. '... Read More