Local

River Flows Below Normal

Photo: clipart.com

River Flows Below Normal

The Corps of Engineers is still predicting below normal run off and flows in the Missouri River system. Jody Farhat Chief of the Water Management Division of the Omaha Corps said during their monthly update this week, while the basin has seen more moisture, overall conditions are still drier than normal…

Farhat says reservoir levels have risen due to more rain above and below the mainstem dams…

Kevin Stom, an engineer in the Water Management office says their run off forecast is still on track…

Recent Headlines

in National, World

Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

21-overlay13

General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.

in National

When Congress returns from vacation, budget fight looms

congressmcconnell

The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.

in Agriculture

Lower Net Farm Income Could Weight on Land Prices

DSC_0015

USDA is projecting net farm income will drop to $73.6 billion this year, down 32-pecent from 2014. It’s the result…

in National

Christmas in August: Walmart’s holiday layaway comes early

walmart

It's the latest sign of retailers getting more aggressive about grabbing holiday shoppers early.

in Agriculture

Monsanto Drops Bid for Syngenta

corn field 1

Monsanto has officially backed off its latest proposal to acquire Syngenta. Syngenta’s Paul Minehart says an enhanced offer was made…