Republican River

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Republican River

A river, about 680 km (420 mi) long, rising in eastern Colorado and flowing northeast and east across southern Nebraska then southeast through northeast-central Kansas, where it joins the Smoky Hill River to form the Kansas River.

Repub′lican Riv′er

a river flowing E from E Colorado through Nebraska and Kansas into the Kansas River. 422 mi. (680 km) long.
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Noun1.Republican River - a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas
Centennial State, Colorado, CO - a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
Cornhusker State, Nebraska, NE - a midwestern state on the Great Plains
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The last Sioux were disappearing in the south, along the banks of Republican River.
Presenters will take a statewide look at water scarcity, then focus on management approaches, local perspectives and on-farm adaptations farmers are making to remain viable in the Rio Grande Basin and Republican River Basin.
As a boy growing up in Red Cloud, I remember cheering on Joe McCarthy in the televised hearings when were finally able to receive telecasts down in the Republican River valley from Hastings and Kearney using a 100-ft tall antenna.
It's been a battle for more than 70 years, with farmers in Nebraska, Colorado and Kansas fighting over water distribution from the Republican River.
Historically, the Republican River Valley in Harlan County, Nebraska, has been extensively explored, but the county flora has continually been under-represented and has been found to lack records for plants that are considered common.
We let Franklin go in Republican River, right on the edge of town.
The sensors are one of several irrigation conservation measures promoted by LRNRD in the face of possible widespread irrigation shutdowns for Republican River Compact compliance.
The Republican River starts in Colorado, flows right into Kansas and Nebraska, and then returns to Kansas.
The Journal's Joe Barrett recently reported that Kansas is threatening to sue neighboring Nebraska for consuming more than its share of the Republican River.
2003) (allocation of water of Republican River under 1943 Compact, involving in particular the effect of groundwater pumping).
Six also argued before the United States Supreme Court in a dispute over the division of water in the Arkansas River and successfully represented Kansas in a case before the United States Supreme Court over water resources in the Republican River.
Extending the spirit of cooperation, Nebraska, Colorado and Kansas reached a short-term water management agreement for the Republican River.

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