News

Big Sioux River Falling; Interstate To Reopen

Big Sioux River Falling; Interstate To Reopen

Big Sioux River at flood Photo: WNAX

The Big Sioux River has crested, and water levels are falling. State Emergency Management officials says they hope to have Interstate 29 reopened later this afternoon.
Todd Heitkamp at the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says pressure came off the river yesterday……….

Heitkamp says the flood stage fell short of the record…………

There will be more thunderstorms this weekend, but Heitkamp says those should not have an impact on the river level…………

.

Crews are now working to remove the protective measures installed to prevent flooding in and near North Sioux City, McCook Lake and Dakota Dunes.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Marijuana Production on the Way for Iowans

marijuana

A bill that would legalize the use of marijuana as treatment for certain medical conditions that cause seizures.

in Local

Census Data Says Iowa is Growing

market growing up

The U-S Census Bureau released estimates this week showing Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010

in Local

Omaha Police Appalled by Senator’s Comments

police lights

The backlash against comments made by Omaha State Senator Ernie Chambers continues.

in Local

Nebraska Senator Under Fire for Comments Against Police

nebraska-state-capital

A state senator called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to clarify his controversial statements about the police.

in Local

Chemical Warfare Meeting for Veterans in Pierre

flag half mast

Veterans and the public will have the chance to learn about the damage chemical warfare has on those who serve in the armed forces.