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Flood Landscape Resources and Assistance Available through Nebraska Extension!

Damaging floods have recently swept across vast stretches in Nebraska this week. Farmers, rancher and homeowners alike are being negatively impacted. One of the casualties of this flood are the many home and commercial landscapes that have flooded, c... Read More

U of Nebraska at Kearney band to march in Ireland parades

Kearney, Neb. --  More than three dozen members of the University of Nebraska at Kearney's marching band will be spending the next few days performing and sightseeing in Ireland. A university news release says 42 band members will perform in the ... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers OK bill to capture online sales taxes

Lincoln, Neb.  -- Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill to help the state collect online sales taxes in an effort to capture millions of dollars lost every year from consumers who haven't been paying the tax. The measure won final approval in the... Read More

Emotional First Aid After Storms Sweep Nebraska

As Nebraskans recover from a catastrophic storm system that devastated large swaths of the state, it’s natural to experience different and strong emotions. Coping with these feelings and getting help when you need it will help you, your family, and... Read More

Flooding in Columbus

Columbus, Neb. -- Columbus continues to grapple with flooding of the Loup River.  The Platte River expected to crest this weekend. ...... Read More

Nebraska farmer trying to save others killed in flooding

At least one person has died and at least two others are missing in floodwaters that have swamped towns and farmland, washed out roads and bridges and drowned livestock in Nebraska in the wake of a late-winter storm that overwhelmed rivers and creeks... Read More

Gibbon floodwaters receding

Gibbon, Neb. -- Gibbon is dealing with some of the worst flooding in Buffalo County.  The good news is the water appears to be receding. Courtesy/Floodwaters receding in a residential area of Gibbon. Joe Gangwish.  3-15-19 Courtesy/Flooding... Read More

(Video) Lancaster Event Center Opens Livestock Flood Shelter

The Lancaster Event Center (LEC) has started to receive requests with the recent flooding in the region for shelter for livestock as other county animal shelters in the region may also have been impacted by the flooding. After coordinating with th... Read More

ACLU: Schools should invest in counselors, not police

Lincoln, Neb. --  A study by the American Civil Liberties Union says more than 71,000 students attend Nebraska schools where police act as school resource officers but they lack access to counselors, psychologists, nurses or social workers. The Lin... Read More

Flooding May Contaminate Private Wells

DHHS encourages testing   Lincoln – Recent flood conditions can pose threats to the quality of private water supplies. Flooded private water wells or wells suspected of being impacted by flooding may need to be tested to ensure that they are... Read More

Black Hills Energy Continues to Respond to Flooding Concerns

Black Hills Energy continues to respond to flooding concerns across many communities in Nebraska. As the situation changes, the natural gas utility is asking customers who are returning to their homes and businesses after flood waters recede to vis... Read More

Huskers fall to Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals

The Nebraska men’s basketball team rallied from a 13-point deficit to lead No. 19 Wisconsin with less than 10 minutes to play, but the Huskers fell just short down the stretch in a 66-62 loss to the Badgers Friday afternoon in the quarterfinals of ... Read More

Statement from Athletic Director Bill Moos

Following the Nebraska men's basketball loss to Wisconsin, 66-62 in the Big Ten Tournament, Athletic Director Bill Moos issued a statement on the future of the men's program. “We will await Sunday’s announcement to see if we receive an invitat... Read More

Update on State Response to Historically Catastrophic Weather Events

Lincoln, Neb. – With devastating flooding in several regions of the state, Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), partner agencies, emergency officials, and volunteers remain hard at work assisting with historically catastrophic condit... Read More