Mills County managers, homeowners and businesses on alert as water rises


DALAUN: ROB, JULIE, THE ARMY
CORE OF ENGINEERS MADE REPAIRS
TO THE LEVEE JUST OFF HIGHWAY
34, SO COUNTY OFFICIALS BELIEVE
THE LEVEE SYSTEM WILL WITHSTAND
THE FLOOD WATERS. BUT, BUSINESSES LIKE THIS HARLEY
DAVIDSON DEALER SAY THEY ARE
STILL ON PINS AND NEEDLES. MILLS COUNTY IS ON ALERT AGAIN.>>INDIVIDUALS THAT LIVE IN
BETWEEN THE INTERSTATE AND THE
RIVER AND LIVE SOUTH OF LAMBER
AVENUE, THE ROAD TO TH
PLATTSMOUTH BRIDGE, DEFINITELY
NEED TO BE CONSIDERING THEIR OPTIONS CAREFULLY. DALAUN: THE ARMY CORPS OF
ENGINNERS REPAIRED THIS LEVEE
AFTER THE SPRING FLOOD, BUT
OTHER LEVEES ARE LEAVING
BUSINESS OWNERS NERVOUS.>>WE’RE ON PINS AND NEEDLES
HERE, TO SAY THE LEAST. DALAUN: DAN ROLAND OWNS THIS
HARLEY DAVIDSON DEALERSHIP JUST
OFF I-29. WE MET HIM IN MARCH AFTER MORE
THAN 18 INCHES OF WATER FLOODED
HIS BUSINESS.>>THE FIRST TIME THE FLOOD HIT,
WE HAD TO EVACUATE, AND WE HAD
TO MOVE 400 MOTORCYCLES IN VERY
COLD WEATHER IN A VERY SHORT
PERIOD OF TIME, WHICH WE
ACCOMPLISHED. WE WEREN’T ABLE TO GET OUR
GENERAL MERCHANDISE OUT. DALAUN: HE JUST HOPES THE LEVEES
HOLD THIS TIME.>>WE’RE ALWAYS GOING TO WORRY,
SO WE’RE AT THE MERCY OF THE
MIGHTY MO. SO, WE’RE — WELL, I’M GONNA BE
WATCHING IT ON THE HOUR EVERY
HOUR. DALAUN: EMERGENCY MANAGERS SAY
THERE’S
PLENTY OF ANXIETY TO GO AROUND.>>I THINK PEOPLE ARE TAKING IT
SERIOUSLY. I THINK THEY’RE NERVOUS, AND OUR
HEARTS GO OUT TO THEM. DALAUN NO MANDATORY EVACUATIONS
AT THIS TIME. COUNTY OFFICIALS WILL KEEP A
CLOSE EYE ON THE RIVER LEVELS
THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT. WE WILL BE UPDATING YOU ON AN

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