Last March, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved a plan aimed at reducing rowdy partiers at overcrowded beaches at Lake McConaughy …
The owners run an RV park in Aurora and have been living out of their RV for the past 15 years as a part of their business.
Camping will be limited to 1,000 on the beaches and 500 at established campgrounds in hopes of making the influx more manageable. Everyone will need to pre-register for a campsite.
An estimated 300-500 waterfowl died, and cleanup will be completed before the park reopens.
See footage and pictures from the historic flooding that hit Nebraska in March 2019.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday officials expect only about 84% of the normal amount of water will flow down the Missouri River in 2021.
Several counties are under a flood watch until Monday.
Observers will be keeping a close on eye how fast the ice melts on rivers in eastern Nebraska as daytime temperatures rise.
The amount of water being released into the Missouri River from a key dam on the Nebraska-South Dakota border will likely remain low this month because conditions remain dry and snowpack levels are below average throughout the region.
Sen. Bruce Bostelman of Brainard said the bill would put the cart before the horse. "To me, it seems we need an overall state look" at how to address flooding, he said.
A record 661 bald eagles were counted last week at the Missouri refuge. The previous high was 476 in December 2001.
Beyond a potential price tag of hundreds of millions, an NU College of Law associate professor said, the case could have effects ranging from higher costs to protect endangered species to more expensive infrastructure projects along the Missouri.
A series of new lagoons using waste from Fremont processing plants aims to make the city around $1 million each year with renewable methane.
Mahoney State Park is closing its restaurant, which for two years provided food services to park guests.
Sarpy County Sheriff’s Lt. Dennis Svoboda said that as long as weather allows, the search will continue on a rotational basis between the Sheriff’s Office and Nebraska Game and Parks.
Authorities had to rescue a group of kayakers south of Mullen recently. One adventurer had to hike several miles to get help for a kayaker suffering from hypothermia.
A team of search-and-rescue divers and volunteers are planning an extensive search for Oct. 27-28 in and around the river where Taries Price disappeared June 11.
Tom White's latest adventure is wildlife photography.
Construction is expected to run through Nov. 10.
Boating, fishing and camping are considered safe, but officials warn that humans and pets should not ingest lake water.
Nebraska National Guard leaders will kick off a major rebuilding project at their Camp Ashland training site Friday, after two disastrous floods in the past five years.
With the completion of the Mormon Canal Bridge near Niobrara, the state and its contractors have repaired or replaced all but one of the 27 highway bridges damaged or destroyed in last year's flooding.
Hearings will be held Sept. 28 in Montana, Sept. 29 in South Dakota and Oct. 1 in Nebraska.
Ben Fitzwater built his boat with what he had around the house, including a riding lawnmower and a beer keg.