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Adventures of a Rural Runner

Adventures of a Rural Runner

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…

Harlan County Lake

Harlan County Lake

You’ll be tapping your toe and singing along by the time you finish Kristine Jacobson’s essay about her favorite place to get away during the summer. At the very least, you’ll be itching to dust off your fishing pole and head to the lake…

2017 Solar Eclipse

2017 Solar Eclipse

We first published this eclipse article nearly two years ago, but now the date of the total solar eclipse is fast approaching. As Kim Woods tells us in this essay, the August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse will slide right through Nebraska on its 68-mile wide, 2,500-mile long journey from coast to coast…

Windmills, Nebraska’s world link

Windmills, Nebraska’s world link

Angela Davis’ essay in Nebraska Rural Living has been a long time in the making. Davis, a world traveler and friend of NRL founder Betty Sayers, has often talked of exploring the links between other parts of the world and Nebraska…

CNPPID invites birds “rest your wings!”

CNPPID invites birds “rest your wings!”

In Betty Sayers’ essay this month, she explores how Central Nebraska Public Power has turned conservation into one of its central missions…

Fun on Nebraska Waters

Fun on Nebraska Waters

Here in Nebraska we know that towns empty out on the summer weekends as people head to their nearest lake, pond or stream for some outdoor fun. It’s often listed as one of the top items people are looking for when they choose where to live in Nebraska…

Nature’s Rural Retreat and Great Nebraska Hunting

Nature’s Rural Retreat and Great Nebraska Hunting

Are you among those of us who over-commit our time and over-schedule our calendar? A wholesome remedy awaits you at Nature’s Rural Retreat in the dramatic loess canyons south of Eustis, Nebraska…

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