Posted by Dominique Worthing
The town of Niobrara is one of the oldest towns in Nebraska, established in 1857; since its founding, the town has been battling water right and left. In 1881, an ice clogged Missouri River forced Niobrara’s residence to move to higher ground. In the late 1950s, with the completion of the Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams the town faced flood waters again.
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