Tax relief is available to some of those affected by the historic storm and flooding that occurred this month. So far, the help is tied to Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Nemaha, Sarpy, Saunders and Washington Counties. Other count'... Read More

People were granted access Sunday to some of their flooded-out properties in Mills County, Iowa. At 1 p.m. Sunday, Mills County authorities lifted the mandatory evacuation order for the unincorporated area from U.S. Highway 34 north to Bungee '... Read More

WAYNE – Nebraska radio and television stations raised over $437,000 last Friday to assist those affected by flooding across the State. The 18-hour telephone campaign for donations kicked off at 5 a.m. last Friday. The day-long fundraising relief'... Read More

WAYNE – With spring weather starting to be more consistent, the threat for severe weather is on the horizon. Members with the National Weather Service will be conducting a Test Tornado Drill on Wednesday, March 27. Monday, March 25 – Friday, M'... Read More

WAYNE – Announced during a March Friday morning Chamber Coffee event, the WSC Planetarium will now be available for weddings. The Fred G. Dale Planetarium at Wayne State College is now offering wedding options. The screens can be adjusted from u'... Read More

Struggling to get by without water in Mills County, Iowa? Look for the lights. In yet another example of the generosity and kindness that’s come out of the flooding in Nebraska and Iowa, residents in a couple of neighborhoods '... Read More

A senator who was deaf as a baby is getting closer to passing a law that would help families of children with hearing problems. State Sen. Carol Blood of Bellevue introduced Legislative Bill 15, which would require that health insurance plans cove'... Read More

Justin Timberlake feels for victims of flooding in Nebraska. During Saturday’s sold-out concert in Omaha, the pop star wore a “Nebraska Strong” T-shirt and promised a donation to benefit relief efforts. “Our hearts go o'... Read More

A running list of ways for you to help with flood relief. Know another way people can help or donate? Please email hunter@newschannelnebraska.com. Disaster Distress Helpline The Disaster Distress Helpline, the nation's only hotline dedicated to pro'... Read More

Brindar Jangir DOUGLAS, Neb. - A person of interest in a double homicide in Otoe County is on the run from authorities. Shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday, Otoe County Sheriff's Deputies responded to reports of gun shots at 100 Otoe St in the '... Read More

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s unemployment rate in February remained at 2.8 percent for the seventh month in a row, according to a report released Friday. The Nebraska Labor Department said the preliminary February rate was just under the yea'... Read More

Nebraska, we’ve got sandhill cranes! Thousands and thousands of them, right on cue. That was the word Friday afternoon from both the Crane Trust at Wood River and Audubon Nebraska’s Rowe Sanctuary at Gibbon in the central Pl'... Read More

The view from high above Nebraska’s damaged infrastructure tells U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., that it’s going to be a long haul to rebuild both temporary and long-term flooding protections. Sasse, who flew around eastern Nebraska wit'... Read More

WASHINGTON — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has asked President Donald Trump for an expedited major disaster declaration after severe flooding. Reynolds indicated that the state will need recovery assistance beyond the disaster declaration wi'... Read More