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

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

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

PERU - First-year Nebraska State Senator Julie Slama (Peru) was joined by Gov. Pete Ricketts this week to tour flooding along the Missouri River in southeast Nebraska. The pair took a helicopter ride from Lincoln to Plattsmouth and then south '... Read More

PERU - Officials at Peru State College were pleased to be back on campus on Wednesday after the school was forced to close for two days due to flooding at the city's water treatment plant last weekend. Record levels on the Missouri River broke'... Read More

LINCOLN - The University of Nebraska continues to drive state growth. An independently conducted economic impact study shows the University's economic impact on state has increase from $3.9 billion to $4.5 billion. University of Nebraska Presiden'... Read More

_informq.push(); AURORA, NE (News Channel Nebraska) - A vehicle rollover has been reported outside of Aurora Friday morning. First calls for the accident occurred around 10 AM with reports of a one-vehicle rollover near the rural intersecti'... Read More

_informq.push(); LINCOLN, NE (News Channel Nebraska) - The familiar, 55-year-old Lincoln Children's Zoo will open its gates Friday, two weeks later than expected. The earlier planned opening was delayed by the lingering snow and cold. Bu'... Read More