The family of a little girl who disappeared on the Platte River more than a year ago is seeking volunteers for a planned search over the weekend.
An Omaha real estate firm had the idea in the heyday of the '20s that it could sell 1,500 cottage lots platted away from the lakes and the Platte River. So what happened?
Enjoy horseback riding? Mushroom hunting? Check out the best parks to visit for a myriad of activities.
Nebraska’s state parks are as diverse as they are beautiful and have something for everyone. Here are a summary of some top picks if you have a specific activity in mind.
This massive and man-created sand dump into the Snake River raises major concerns, a Pulse writer says.
Latressa Price and her husband, Teablo, have spent thousands of hours on the Platte River the past 12 months searching for Taries Price, who was swept away a year ago Friday.
Johnsgard's decades of writing, photography and artwork helped bring to the public consciousness the value of Nebraska wildlife, especially the unique spectacle that is the sandhill crane migration.
Mahoney State Park, which many consider the flagship of Nebraska's 76 parks, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its opening on Memorial Day 1991.
COVID has kept many of us bottled up indoors. Now is a good time to break the habit of the past year and enjoy the sunshine.
One trail will connect several North Omaha points, and the will offer pedestrians a way to get across the Platte River.
May 1 was a big day for the staff members and volunteers at the Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center just off of Interstate 80 near Alda. The doors finally were reopened to the public after a 14-month hiatus caused by a pandemic.
State lawmakers gave first-round approval Thursday to a $2 million study of mitigating flooding and enhancing economic development along the Lower Platte River.
Spring break is almost here for many schools, which means lots of time for family road trips. Here's a list of 15 day and weekend trips you can take from Omaha.
The ice jams along the Platte River that caused flooding south of Schuyler and on Fremont's south end have cleared, and floodwaters are continuing to recede.
An official with the Papio-Missouri River NRD said Monday that the recent warming trend is causing river ice to break up.
An ice jam along the Platte River south of Schuyler caused the flooding of a stretch of Nebraska Highway 15, which remained closed Friday afternoon.
Of greatest concern Thursday evening was the Platte River near Fremont and the confluence of the Loup and Platte Rivers. The previous advisory there has been elevated to a warning.
Observers will be keeping a close on eye how fast the ice melts on rivers in eastern Nebraska as daytime temperatures rise.
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The city of Fremont experienced some flooding about 5 a.m. Saturday because of ice jams, and a flood warning has been issued from Fremont to Ashland.
Sen. Bruce Bostelman of Brainard said the bill would put the cart before the horse. "To me, it seems we need an overall state look" at how to address flooding, he said.
The 14 new signs planted between Wabash and the Platte River aren't the final solution MoPac Trail users have wanted for years — an even longe…