Rain finally came, but more needed
December 15, 2022
While residents of this area were rejoicing Tuesday to have received much needed rain, residents to the west were dealing with a major winter storm. Both Interstate Highways 80 and 70 were closed because of the storm. West bound travelers on I-80 were being stopped at North Platte. West bound travelers on I-70 were being stopped at Oakley.
Locally, it was hoped the rain was sufficient to finally put out the grass fire that earlier swept across western Nuckolls County from near Bostwick to the Lawrence area.
According to unconfirmed reports, that fire has been smoldering beneath the windbl...