• June 17, 2021

    Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved payment of a state share of public assistance projects under DR 4420, the flooding disaster of 2019. This will include assistance for power, irrigation and natural resource districts. While the state normally pays a share of the public assistance cost for other subrecipients, it does not usually pay a share of the non-federal portion of public assistance costs for these districts.

  • June 16, 2021

    Civil Air Patrol Assists Local Fire Departments in Early Detection of Wildfires

    Fire season has arrived for the year in Nebraska and local fire chiefs have begun requesting observation flights to detect possible wildfires as soon after lightning strikes as possible.

  • May 03, 2021

    The April Issue of The Beacon is now online.

  • May 03, 2021

    The March Issue of The Beacon is now online.

  • March 15, 2021

    March 15, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  —  Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring March 21-27 as Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week, a time to remind Nebraskans that community preparedness can minimize the dangers of the annual severe weather season to the lives and property of Nebraskans. In addition, NEMA Assistant Director Bryan Tuma has announced the winners of the annual Severe Weather Awareness Contest.