Disaster Declaration

Cass is one of 35 Nebraska counties included in disaster declaration request.

Gov. Dave Heineman says the request is a result of heavy rains, rapid snow melt, ice break up on rivers resulting in ice jams, and flooding that occurred beginning March 1st.

A preliminary damage assessment indicated the most severe impacts were to roads, bridges and culverts. Total cost for the damage is expected to exceed $10.8 million.

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