Updated: Sep. 7, 2023 at 2:49 PM CDT
Algae blooms in a drainage ditch running toward the Platte River along Road M near Road 43 1/2 in Bellwood, Neb. The area is home to several livestock facilities including Hough Nursery (pictured), which is owned by Pillen Family Farms. A downstream monitoring well tested 114 parts per million nitrate in April 2023. That’s more than 11 times the legal limit for nitrate in drinking water. Photos by Rebecca S. Gratz for the Flatwater Free Press
Updated: Jul. 30, 2023 at 1:29 PM CDT
According to National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley, the tornado uprooted and snapped trees, caused roof and siding damage, and tore the roof off a Airbnb that was attached to a large barn.
Updated: Jul. 24, 2023 at 4:50 PM CDT
Lincoln Children’s Zoo recently welcomed two female cheetah cubs and now the public can help choose their names.
Updated: Jul. 11, 2023 at 1:32 PM CDT
These photos show the damage seen in Northeast Nebraska after a storm rolled through on July 10.
Updated: May. 26, 2023 at 3:14 PM CDT