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Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 9:15am
A lawsuit filed by irrigators in the McCook area that claimed they were wronged by the state’s administration of surface water for Republican River Compact compliance was recently dismissed.In the lawsuit against the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Cappel...
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 9:00am
The Upper Republican NRD is pleased to announce that agricultural producers have the opportunity to receive conservation funding for improving irrigation water management. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) awarded the Upper, Middle and Lower Republican N...
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:00am
Jasper Fanning, general manager of the Upper Republican NRD, discusses the resolutions on the Republican River Compact during a podcast with the Rural Radio Network.Listen here: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 9:15am
The Upper Republican NRD Board on Sept. 13 approved a property tax levy that is the same as last year, $0.55 per $100 of valuation. Since property valuations have slightly risen, imposing the same mill levy will generate $53,462 more than last year. The original proposal wou...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 5:00pm
World­ Herald editorial Sep 4, 2016 It’s common for states to have major disagreements over rivers they share. But it’s often better to solve conflicts through constructive negotiation instead of waging a court fight that likely fails to settle the matter.Florid...
Friday, July 1, 2016
The Upper Republican NRD has received preliminary approval for a $300,00 grant that will help the District conserve more water and prepare for periods of drought when water availability is most vital. The District is one of 14 entities nationally and the only in Nebraska to...
Monday, June 13, 2016
Dickens, Neb. – The NCORPE augmentation project in Lincoln County has ceased Republican River Compact compliance operations for the spring of 2016, having prevented an irrigation shutdown on approximately 300,000 acres in the Republican Basin. "An irrigation shutdown...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Furnas County District Court has dismissed two lawsuits from Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District water users against the State of Nebraska. The lawsuits alleged, among other things, that the State improperly administered surface water for the purposes of maintaining...
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
Cost Share Available For Soil Moisture Probes IMPERIAL, Neb. – Cost-share funds that pay for two-thirds of the cost of soil moisture probes are available from the Upper Republican NRD.The NRD is now accepting applications from ag producers/landowners in Chase, Dundy a...

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