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Friday, November 18, 2016 - 2:00am
Ag Land Management Workshop in Grant, NE, Wednesday, December 21 The Landlord/Tenant Lease workshop will be offered at the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center in Grant NE on Wednesday, December 21, 1:00 PM.  It is designed to help landlords and tenants put togeth...
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 9:45am
Imperial, Neb. –  A lawsuit filed by Frenchman Cambridge Irrigation District challenging water-management plans approved by the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and NRDs in the Republican Basin was dismissed Thursday.The surface-water irrigation district...
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...

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