WINSLOW, Neb. (AP) It took only minutes for the icy Elkhorn River to surge over a levee and engulf tiny Winslow, but months after the floodwaters receded, the village finds itself struggling to decide its future or if it has a future.
Will it be reborn atop a nearby hill, or will the town stay put, living under a dark cloud?
Its never flooded like that before, said Bill Whitley, 72, who owns a house where his daughter lives in town. But it will someday again.
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