Nebraska Rural Living http://nebraskaruralliving.com Come Join Us. Thu, 01 Feb 2018 19:22:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cropped-NRL_logo_sq_512px-1-32x32.png Nebraska Rural Living http://nebraskaruralliving.com 32 32 91475114 Rehmsworld Attracts Acoustic Music Fans to Small Nebraska Town http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/rehmsworld-attracts-acoustic-music-fans-to-small-nebraska-town/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/rehmsworld-attracts-acoustic-music-fans-to-small-nebraska-town/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:52:09 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6260 Fans of live acoustic music are finding their way from across the country to tiny Loomis, Nebraska, where Tim and Bev Rehm have created a concert series featuring award-winning singers and songwriters. Nebraska Rural Living writer Mike VaughnWilliams tells about the welcoming atmosphere, the great music and the 13 years of building a unique concert experience in rural Nebraska.

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Hay Bale Banners, LLC http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-success-stories/hay-bale-banners/ Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:10:55 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6250 Rod Keiser couldn’t wait to get out of Wauneta after high school. But, the tech guru eventually found his way back to rural Nebraska and is thriving as a rural business owner in a place he loves. And now he has discovered a new innovative marketing tool for rural businesses to market themselves using an abundant Nebraska resource.

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Bakers Candies http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-foodies/bakers-candies/ Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:06:40 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6238 For 30 years, the Baker family has been helping Valentines share their love with the company’s world-famous meltaway chocolates produced in a small town in eastern Nebraska. Writer Kristi Dvorak unwrapped the mystery behind Bakers Candies’ success in her recent interview with the Bakers. Find out what makes this family-owned Nebraska company so unique and how they make their chocolate so delectable.

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Adventures of a Rural Runner http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/adventures-of-a-rural-runner/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/adventures-of-a-rural-runner/#respond Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:03:23 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6201 A challenge from friends inspired writer Kristi Dvorak to begin running three years ago. She laced up her running shoes and eventually found joy in the serenity of running rural roads that ‘lead to nowhere.’ Her essay about finding her grit running on roads surrounded by cornfields, freshly cut alfalfa, and steep canyons may just inspire you to take up running or reach your own fitness goals in 2018.

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Countryside Market http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-foodies/countryside-market/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 20:49:30 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6191 Small-town business owners must often get creative to serve their communities well and to keep the doors open. That’s what the owners of The Countryside Market in Bertrand have done for the past 10 years. Owners Jerry and Brenda Johnson sell groceries, provide home-cooked meals, sell home décor and cards and have even offered craft nights. Read about the Countryside Market and discover what famous food gives them a claim to fame.

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Striv Inc. http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-success-stories/striv-inc/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 18:48:01 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6181 Students in schools across Nebraska are creating their own media companies and learning valuable job skills thanks to rural Nebraska entrepreneur Taylor Siebert. Siebert is the brains behind Striv Inc., which provides students with new learning opportunities and gives schools an avenue to share their stories.

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Kristi Spiegel http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/kristi-spiegel/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/kristi-spiegel/#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 01:00:23 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6144 Kristi Spiegel was born and raised in Holdrege and graduated from Holdrege High School in 1979. Kristi discovered her passion for art in high school, thanks to the direction of her art instructor, Mr. Steven Wilke.

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Janice Howell http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/janice-howell/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/janice-howell/#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:27:16 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6134 Janice Howell has always loved art and wanted to become an artist from the first time she drew a picture in kindergarten.

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Mysti Killough http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/mysti-killough/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/mysti-killough/#respond Tue, 28 Nov 2017 23:55:35 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6125 Mysti Killough is an award-winning photographer. She owns a full-time portrait studio, Mystic Images Photography, in Holdrege. Mysti is also a member of Professional Photographers of Nebraska and Professional Photographers of America.

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Rick Rasmussen http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/rick-rasmussen/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/rick-rasmussen/#respond Tue, 28 Nov 2017 22:43:57 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6115 Rick Rasmussen is a native of central Nebraska and has been an avid nature and wildlife photographer for over 35 years. While he has traveled to many locations around the world to capture captivating images of nature and wildlife, he is best known for his timeless images of the Sandhill Crane migration near his hometown.

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Suzie Wahlgren http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/suzie-wahlgren/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/featured-artists/suzie-wahlgren/#respond Tue, 28 Nov 2017 22:07:52 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6112 Suzie Wahlgren is a lifestyle photographer from Gothenburg. She enjoys shooting a variety of subjects, but her children inspire her the most.

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15 Reasons Why Rural Nebraska Is A Great Place To Raise Kids http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/15-reasons-why-rural-nebraska-is-a-great-place-to-raise-kids/ http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/15-reasons-why-rural-nebraska-is-a-great-place-to-raise-kids/#respond Tue, 28 Nov 2017 21:22:24 +0000 http://nebraskaruralliving.com/?p=6101 A few common themes continue to emerge about why people chose to live and work in rural Nebraska: The simplicity of rural life, the sense of community and belonging in small towns and the benefits of raising kids in rural Nebraska. We asked some of our recent sources and our Nebraska Rural Living writers to share their thoughts about why they think rural Nebraska is a great place to raise kids.

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