Last Friday, the Crane Trust estimated there were 6,400 cranes on the Platte River. That number will grow to more than 600,000 at the peak of the spring migration, usually in the middle of March to early April.
A nearly 20-mile long ice jam above Omaha caused a sharp drop in river levels around Christmas and is expected to remain a concern through the weeks ahead.
A variety of fun, educational events are scheduled throughout January in Nebraska’s Venture Parks, including the Schramm Education Center.
Nebraska is in the midst of its worst drought in 10 years, and the effects have been felt in deadly wildfires, stunted crops and the need for cattle ranchers to sell off some of their herds.
Families gathered Thursday morning at the Schramm Education Center to volunteer their efforts to the annual Christmas Bird Count.
As 2022 comes to a close, The World-Herald takes a look back at some of its favorite photos of the year. Top, John Sherman Jr. flies through t…
The structure, a tornado-resilient, all-concrete domed building, is the first of its kind in the state. It is designed to withstand winds of up to 250 mph.
A variety of fun, educational events are scheduled for all ages throughout December in Nebraska’s Venture Parks.
You’ve seen part of Platte River Basin Environments Inc.’s newest ranchland if you’ve driven west through Robidoux Pass and south and east through now fire-charred Carter Canyon.
Monday's vote creates the Platte River Public Power and Irrigation District.
Platte River State Park will host Veterans Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 12.
Hunters will have a chance to pursue deer at three state park areas along the lower Platte River this fall and winter.
Hunters will have a chance to hunt deer at three state park areas along the lower Platte River this fall and winter.
The group will celebrate its anniversary with a free event at Lauritzen Gardens on Oct. 13.
The Rotella family has purchased the tract of land along the Platte River where a developer had proposed building an RV park.
The developer who proposed building an RV park along the Platte River near Valley, Nebraska, has withdrawn his plan.
Every spring, roughly a million sandhill cranes (more than 80% of the world’s population) have a standing reservation for the Platte River in …
The man's family went to the camp site Saturday to look for him because they were unable to make contact with him and his mother for at least a week, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of man found Saturday inside a tent at Platte River State Park near Louisville, Nebraska.
The Valley City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to build an RV park along the Platte River in western Douglas County.
Drought has covered parts of the Platte watershed — Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming — since at least the spring of 2020, according to the National Drought Mitigation Center, which is housed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Platte River State Park, located just west of Louisville, will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 13, with a daylong event for t…
Hoping to keep his plan alive, the developer of a proposed RV park and airboat facility along the Platte River has sought a delay in the Valley City Council's vote on his request.
The 17-year-old was fishing along the Platte River when he was swept away in the current and drowned, according to the Platte County Sheriff's Office.
Summer vacation is almost here, which means lots of time for family road trips. Here's a list of 15 day and weekend trips you can take from Omaha.