Emergency crews continued to work along the Platte River on Saturday as floodwaters from Colorado swept through Nebraska.
State officials urged residents on Friday to avoid the contaminated floodwater pouring into western Nebraska from Colorado, while offering assurances that the flood posed no immediate threat to cities, railroad lines or Interstate 80.
Conditions were so bad in Jamestown the only way out for stranded residents was to be airlifted by military helicopters. The rescue involved almost 300 people.
Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are making good on their promise to build a barn in the project’s path.
Federal authorities are cracking down on the use of exploding targets on U.S. Forest Service land in five states to prevent them from sparking wildfires.
A former Aurora teacher involved in a crash that left a teen girl with a brain injury won’t have to go to jail under a plea agreement.
Colorado authorities are investigating what caused a two-vehicle collision that killed a Nebraska woman.
A serious stomach virus is traveling across the country and has gotten as close to Colorado as Kansas and Nebraska.
Nebraska officials are sending a firefighting helicopter to Colorado to help that state battle raging wildfires near Colorado Springs.
Robin Walter and Sebastian Tsocanos plan to spend the next five months winding 1,400 miles on horseback through the Great Plains, through dwindling prairie grasslands.