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The Missouri River Flood of 1881

Snowfall in the winter of 1880-81 was unusually heavy, not only in Nebraska but in the states to the east, with the first snow falling during the last week in October. From January through most of March there was particularly … Continue reading

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Poor Niobrara!

Poor Niobrara, Nebraska! The Missouri River is threatening to turn this Nebraska town, its newest town, into an island (at least for highway traffic). Niobrara is also one of Nebraska‚Äôs oldest towns. It was established in 1857, a scant three … Continue reading

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