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Search for missing Norfolk man swept away in flood waters continues

An extensive search Thursday morning for a Norfolk man swept away in the flood near North First Street last week did not turn up any new signs of him. Madison County Sheriff Todd Volk said in a press release that multiple agencies looked for Scott Goodman in the area of the North Fork of the Elkhorn


Transmission structure damaged by erosion

NORFOLK – Here’s another sobering example of nature’s fury – a transmission structure that went down southeast of Norfolk on Wednesday. Nebraska Public Power District sent News Channel Nebraska the photo. NPPD officials say soil erosion from the Elkhorn River caused the structure to drop on the sout


SE Wyoming Flood Watch, Major Flooding Concerns Western Nebraska

The Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service says a flood watch is in effect for areas of southeast Wyoming east of the Laramie Range through 6 p.m. Saturday:. ''Fairly widespread rain is expected to develop through the afternoon today and continue overnight into Saturday. Communities east of


McDonald's giving back on Nebraska Strong Day

If you are looking for a way to help the victims impacted by the flooding, one way you can do so is by heading over to your local McDonald's. Amidst the record flooding happening across Nebraska and Iowa, local McDonald's owner-operators are coming together in support of #NebraskaStrong and #IowaStr


President Trump approves Nebraska disaster declaration

President Donald Trump approved a disaster declaration Thursday for the state of Nebraska. The move allows federal aid to help state, tribal and local efforts to recover from the recent flooding.


Operation Bale Lift is requesting flatbed trailers to haul bales from generous Iowa farmer

NORFOLK, NE (WJAG) – A group of individuals is working on transporting up to 20,000 corn stalk. bales from a generous donor in Iowa, to farmers in need in Nebraska. Tom Preister of Cornlea, NE. tells WJAG that he and a group consisting of.


AWG Donates to Orphan Grain Train

NORFOLK – A Norfolk company is pitching in with a donation to the flood relief efforts. The Nebraska Division of Associated Wholesale Grocers announced a five-thousand dollar donation to the Orphan Grain Train. The money will help with the Grain Train’s efforts in helping towns recover from last wee


Bald eagle shot in Nebraska; man who posed with body, abandoned it is sentenced

A Yankton, South Dakota, man who authorities say killed a bald eagle, posed with it and left its body behind was sentenced in federal court Wednesday. Abel Hernandez, 27, was sentenced to three years of probation, 300 hours of community service and a $1,250 fine after being convicted of the misdemea


IRS offers tax relief for Nebraska flood victims

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The IRS is offering tax relief for victims of the severe weather that swept through Nebraska in March. Because of the federal disaster declaration, people who live or have a business in Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Nemaha, Sarpy, Saunders or Washington counties may qual


Nebraska is hurting and you can help

Nebraska is dealing with the most widespread disaster they've ever seen. Historic flooding has displaced tens of thousands of people in Nebraska and destroyed over 1,500 miles of roads and bridges. Damage is already put at more than $1.3 billion, that includes $440 million in crop losses and another


Two Semis Crash On Highway 275 Near Pilger

On Wednesday at 2:55 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to and investigated a two semi-truck accident that closed part of Hwy 275 for more than two hours. The accident occurred when a semi pulling a closed trailer driven by Vipan Kumar, 35, of New York City turned into the path of a


Free Water Testing Kit Information

NORFOLK – Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department is hosting a FREE well water testing event today and tomorrow. The event is in Norfolk today from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. and tomorrow from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. in the Midtown Health Center parking lot at 302 W. Phillip Ave. in Norfolk. There are several


Teens In The Drivers Seat

NORFOLK – Students at Norfolk Senior High School are advocating for driver safety in one of the lowest seatbelt use counties in Nebraska. The Teens In The Driver Seat at Norfolk High has been recognized at the state and national levels for their leadership in promoting safe teen driving.


Midwest Bank Offering Emergency Loans to Flood Victims

PIERCE, NE — A northeast Nebraska bank is offering new loan options for those affected by recent floods. Midwest Bank unveiled an emergency flood relief program this week that offers up to $5,000 at five percent interest rate for five years. CEO Doug Johnson says the program is a quick in and out to


Columbus High girls complete comeback over Norfolk

Columbus High junior Sofia Gomez swears she practices that exact type of shot all the time. Based on her reaction though, you might guess that not too many of those attempts go in.


6,000 gallons of water donated to town affected by flooding

NORFOLK, Neb. (KCAU) - A non-profit out of Norfolk is doing their part after recent flooding by donating clean drinking water to people in Spencer, Nebraska. The town has been suffering since a dam near town broke during the floods last week.


FRHS Offers Public Health Tips After Flooding

NORFOLK, NE — Officials with Faith Regional Health Services are giving advice on how to keep safe and healthy after the recent flooding in the state. Chair of Infection Control Dr. Bryon Hirschman says being around flood waters can be detrimental to your health. With many evacuated residents across