Storm Responders Commended For April 13 Reaction
May 16, 2018
It started like most weekends. People joked about the luck of a Friday the 13th. Some watched the sky a little more cautiously when weather services predicted precipitation in the Nebraska Panhandle. When the skies turned gray, then to rain they watched a little closer, and as the wind drove the increasing snow the risk of "a real storm" increased until it became a reality with icy roads, drifting snow, closing businesses and stranding motorists.
For some, it was reminiscent of a time when hotels cared less about revenue and more about caring for people, when residents opened their homes to...