Reports of breach at dike near Sutherland prove false

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Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 12:00 am

Fears that a dike was breached at Sutherland, Neb., had Lincoln County officials rushing out of a flood briefing at North Platte City Hall on Tuesday. Once on site, they determined there was no breach at all.

According to Joe Hewgley, chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, the water that had caused the concern was actually from a drain.

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