Latest Cunningham Lake Stories

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Chelsea Keeney, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 7--Put the sailboats and fishing poles away -- Cunningham Lake is not ready yet. The lake is being kept about 10 feet below full pool so that construction can be completed on a sediment weir -- a low dam -- in the Pawnee Wetlands, said Randy Winter, aquatic habitat program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Winter said he had hoped that boaters could get out on the water for a few days this fall, but he isn't betting on...

2008-07-22 06:00:27

By John Ferak, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 22--BLAIR, Neb. -- Plans to expand a private landfill in southern Washington County has some neighboring landowners asking county officials to throw out the proposal. Abe's Trash Service wants the county to approve a permit to add 22 acres to its 26-acre rural landfill, in which building materials and construction debris are dumped. John H. Christensen, president of Abe's, and his family have operated a landfill at the site since 1962. John...

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