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Inmates Help with Flood Preparations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-With more possible flooding on the way, some inmates from the South Dakota State Penitentiary are pitching in to help out around Sioux Falls. Since 1996, the state's…

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Much of Nebraska Under Disaster Declaration

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A disaster declaration has been declared for nearly 70 percent of the state of Nebraska. The state's Emergency Management Agency said in a news release Tuesday that 65 of the state's 93 counties are under state-issued…

Farm Aid Nonprofit Arranging Hay Help for Nebraska Ranchers

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Plains farm aid nonprofit Farm Rescue is launching an effort to bring donated hay to flood-stricken Nebraska ranchers. North Dakota-based Farm Rescue first activated its "Operation Hay Lift" program to help drought-stricken Upper Midwest ranchers…

Governor Declares Disaster for Much of Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says 41 of Iowa's 99 counties are now included in her state disaster declaration after massive flooding. Reynolds also says she plans to press Vice President Mike Pence for a federal disaster…

Semitrailer-SUV Crash in Hughes County Kills Woman

BLUNT, S.D. (AP) - A woman is dead after a crash in Hughes County involving a semitrailer and a sport utility vehicle. The Highway Patrol says the SUV the 55-year-old woman was driving drifted into the path of the semi…

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