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A levee breach on the Platte River near Ashland on March 17. Flooding along the Platte in March closed Fremont Lakes and Two Rivers State Recreation Areas.

Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area has reopened after being closed because of flooding.

But some roads there remain closed, and some amenities haven’t resumed full operations.

The Fisherman’s Point campground is closed, and access to the Pathfinder campground is limited.

At least for the next couple of weeks, a no-wake, 5 mph speed limit is in place on lakes 10, 15 (Victory) and 20 because of trees and other potential hazards.

Both the east and west entrances to the south camping areas are open.

Two Rivers State Recreation Area might open by May 15.

Jeff Fields, regional superintendent of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, credited the work of staff and volunteers for getting Fremont Lakes open before the Memorial Day. Work at Two Rivers was delayed because the road leading into the park was damaged. It has since been repaired, allowing crews to get into the park to make repairs.

A valid 2019 Nebraska State Park permit is required for all vehicles.

For information, visit outdoornebraska.gov.

Free mobile food pantry is open today

Food Bank for the Heartland is partnering with Christ the King Lutheran Church to host a free mobile food pantry from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church at 7308 S. 42nd St.

About 4,000 to 6,000 pounds of food will be available, including canned goods, pasta, grains, produce and breads. People are asked to bring their own bags or boxes. No identification is required.

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Boil-water order lifted for Pacific Junction

Authorities on Friday lifted the boil-water order in Pacific Junction, Iowa, after tests indicated that it was no longer necessary, according to Glenwood Municipal Utilities.

Sewer service was not available Friday. The utility said people should refrain from using bathrooms and drains.

Anyone wishing to have their water service restored should go to the Glenwood Municipal Utilities office at 7 North Vine St. in Glenwood from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Someone should be at the residence when the water is turned on, the utility said.

People planning to demolish their home were asked to contact Glenwood Municipal Utilities first so workers can remove water meters and related units.

Deadline extended to apply for help with dead livestock

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended until July 1 the deadline to apply for funding to help with the disposal of dead livestock.

The funding is provided through the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Livestock producers do not need to wait for approval to dispose of carcasses, according to the USDA. Instead, they can apply for the aid and seek a waiver to let them begin disposal.

For information, go to your local USDA office.

Get expert help to salvage heirlooms

The Durham Museum is teaming up with the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative to host a second workshop on preserving damaged heirlooms.

The free workshop will be from 10 a.m. to noon June 1 at the Durham Museum at 801 S. 10th St. in Omaha.

Participants are asked to bring photos of damaged items, but not the damaged items themselves because of health concerns.

Free health and safety consultations available

The Nebraska Department of Labor is offering free safety and health consultations to businesses in flooded areas.

Consultants can help with mold remediation plans, identify electrical hazards and perform overall risk assessments. Consultants can provide walk-through evaluations, air sampling, training and a wide range of advice.

For information, call 402-471-4717. For advice on elevators, call 402-595-3184.

Workshop will train officials on meeting energy needs

Two free workshops are planned to help local officials better meet energy needs during emergencies.

The Nebraska Energy Office and the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency are offering the workshops through funding from the U.S. Energy Department.

The first will be held in Ogallala on June 11, and the second will be in Columbus on June 13.

Mileage and one night’s hotel stay will be covered. The deadline for hotel reservations is May 31.

For information, visit neo.ne.gov

Disaster Relief Offices scale back or close

With most of the acute requests for assistance serviced, disaster relief offices are scaling back, closing or transitioning.

The Douglas County Disaster Recovery Center in Valley will close after Saturday evening.

Then, on Monday evening, the facility will reopen for a limited time as a disaster loan assistance center.

Businesses and nonprofits may borrow up to $2 million, and homeowners may borrow up to $200,000.

The center is at 111 E. Front St. For information, visit sba.gov/disaster or call 800-659-2955.

The Bellevue business recovery center operated by the Small Business Administration closed on Friday.

But the Salvation Army’s disaster relief center in Bellevue remains open, though it has reduced its hours. Starting next week, the Sarpy-Cass relief center will be open Thursdays and Fridays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The center is at the former J.C. Penney store at the Southroads Mall at 1001 Fort Crook Road.

The Salvation Army site in Council Bluffs remains open. It is at 715 N. 16th St.

World-Herald staff writer Reece Ristau contributed to this report.

Nancy Gaarder helps cover public safety and weather events as an editor on The World-Herald's breaking news desk. Follow her on Twitter @gaarder. Phone: 402-444-1102.

Reece covers Sarpy County for The World-Herald. He's a born-and-raised Nebraskan and UNL grad who spent time in Oklahoma and Virginia before returning home. Follow him on Twitter @reecereports. Phone: 402-444-1127

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