Emergency Management

Emergency Manager Visits fire, police and sheriff offices

Over the past 6 months, Emergency Manager Bobbi Risor, has visited nearly every fire department, police department, and sheriff's office.  She has attended all but one of the 3 county region's city or village council meeting and attends one county commissioners/supervisors meeting a month.  She is introducing herself and what emergency management can do for the first responders and communities in the the region.

Below she visits with Clearwater Village Board and Elgin Fire Department members.


Siren Testing in Norfolk

Apr 03, 2020

The testing of the City of Norfolk's outdoor warning siren system will begin Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 0900.  We will test on the first and third Tuesday of April, May, June, July, August and September.  Please express our appreciation to your staff for their help in the upcoming severe weather season.

In addition, the siren at 3501 W Benjamin Ave (El Dorado Hills) is out-of-service as maintenance…

Severe Weather training held in Norfolk and Neligh

Mar 05, 2020

A representative from the National Weather Service (NWS) – Valley, NE spoke with interested citizens in Norfolk on March 3 and Neligh March to train professionals and citizens on how best to help the local NWS during severe weather.

Training held with Pierce County responders and officials

Feb 26, 2020





On Monday, February 24, 2020 Region 11 held a tabletop exercise to review the potential response to a Flood/Levee Breach of the Pierce levee.  The training was held at Pierce Fire Hall.  Thirty one responders,…

Region 11 Board meets to discuss Mini Grants

Dec 09, 2019

As part of the Region 11 agreement, a mini grant process is offered approximately every 2 years.  A letter is mailed to all emergency responders in the region (police, sheriff, fire) for their request of necessary equipment.  The board met Monday, December 9 to discuss and vote on those pieces of equipment that were approved.  Area responders will be receiving their letters of approval, or disapproval,…

Region 11 holds exercise

Oct 10, 2019

On October 22, 2019 Region 11 Emergency Management hosted a disaster exercise involving local law enforcement and fire departments within Region 11 (Antelope,…