NE: Cleanup begins at Louisville State Recreation Area after flooding

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LOUISVILLE, Neb. — Normally, Louisville State Recreation Area has five lakes. Following last months flooding, park officials said it looked like it only had two. Now, the community has come out to help with the cleanup of one of Nebraska’s most popular state parks.

State park officials told 1011 that this time of year is normally busy getting ready for campers, but the flooding has only exacerbated the problem.

“A majority of the park was underwater. The water did recede and left some scars,” said Jim Swenson, Chief of State Parks at Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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