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Flooding Update On Area Rivers & Tuttle Creek Lake

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The National Weather Service still has flood warnings in effect for area rivers on Monday morning. The latest update from the National Weather Service indicates a flood warning is still in effect for the Big Blue River at Beatrice and Barneston. In Beatrice, the river was at 20.8 feet, or 2.8 feet above flood stage at 7:45 a.m. Monday. The ...

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River Flood Warnings In Effect For Marshall, Gage & Washington Counties

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Flooding, round two is forecast for the KNDY listening area following heavy rain that fell across the area. On Thursday, the National Weather Service issued Flood Warnings for the Big Blue River near Blue Rapids. Forecasts have the Big Blue River at Blue Rapids rising to 36.9 feet, which is 10.9 feet above flood stage. The river is forecast to ...

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Reported Dead Body Along Big Blue River Turns Out To Be Drunk Transient

Thought to be a dead body along the bank of the Big Blue River in Beatrice under the West Court Street Bridge Tuesday, turned out to be a local transient who was drunk and had passed out. Two boys passing by had seen 27-year-old Cody J Russell. Authorities investigated, and identified the man who apparently has a track record of ...

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Big Blue River Bridge at Blue Rapids Imploded Wednesday (Video)

Highway 77 over the Big Blue River near Blue Rapids was closed for a short time Wednesday afternoon while the old bridge structure was imploded.  The new bridge over the Big Blue opened about 3 weeks ago just south of the old bridge.  The entire project should be finished by late December.

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