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1573From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
2334It's a small world: The world comes to us, one visitor at a time
394SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
1111Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
774A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
Most Read News Stories of 2014
16499Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
1248Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
1205Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
1179Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
1163No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
1161Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
819Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
816At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
702Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
621Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
572Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
548Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
535Building Bridges: Love your enemies
520The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
510Teen Voice: Footprints
509Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
507Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
498Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
497Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
482Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
455Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
452Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
440Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
435Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
427Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
421Why you should visit the zoo in February
420Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
411Teen Voice: Cyber War
406At the Library: March into a good book
394SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
393Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
389Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
388Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
387Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
387What’s really going on with our water?
384Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
382For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
375No-Till Notes: Looking Back
373Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
372Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
366Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
365Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
363Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
363Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
363Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
361Teen Voice: To the future
360Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
356In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
353Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
353Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
353Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
351View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
351Lyman Review: Branding Time
351Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
348Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
347Teen Voice: Where is the love?
344Totally Random: Where does it go?
344Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
344Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
344At the Monument: Junior Rangers
341Their View: Goal post move unfair
340Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
340Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
338Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
333Nature Notes: Love is in the air
333Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
331Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
331Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
328Totally Random: Trusting the fates
325In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
323Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
322In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
321Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
321Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
320Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
317Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
315Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
314Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
312Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
311Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
311Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
311Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
308Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
303Religious freedom must be protected
302Linked Lives
301Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
301Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
300History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
299Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
297Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
297Support emergency services personnel
295Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
295Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
294At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
293Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
290In the Hills: Explore the state parks
288Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
286Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
286Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
284At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
281At the Monument: That old (historic) building
279Website Resources
275From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
275College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
274Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
273Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
273Across the Fence: Amanda
273Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
271Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
271Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
269Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
269No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
268Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
266Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
265Lyman Review: Dog fun
264Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
263Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
262Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
261At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
259Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
259Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
258New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
257Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
255Teen Voice: Inspire me
254At the Monument: Where are the animals?
251Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
250No-till Notes: Moving forward
249Greetings from the State Capitol
249No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
244Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
243Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
238Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
237No-til Notes: Changing plans
237Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
234Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
231No-Till Notes: Back in the field
228Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
227Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
226No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
224Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
224No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
217At the Monument: Art in National Parks
211View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
209Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
206Synchronicity:What brings me back
205Be kind through communications
203Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
198Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
198Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
196Letter to the editor
195Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
195No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
179Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
172Letters to the Editor
170Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
165In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
163Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
153A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
146Fourth of July meetings
144Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
133A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
132Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
123Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
120A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
109Prairie Dogs
105Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
101Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
100Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
98No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
88 Across The Fence: County Fair
85Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
83Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
79No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
73In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
59Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
48Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
48At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
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Most Read News Stories of 2013
2802Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
2202The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
2068Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
1789Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
1683From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
1623Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
1575Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
1573From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
1525Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
1471Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
1436Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
1423Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
1357Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
1323Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
1287Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
1251Totally Random: The Golden Rule
1231Observations Only: A soul’s journey
1231Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
1221The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
1180Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
1177Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
1159Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
1147Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
1129Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
1119Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
1111Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
1105The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
1099From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
1093Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
1078Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
1078Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
1070A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
1068Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
1067From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
1067Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
1064Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
1052A Small World: Savoring county fair days
1018A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
1016From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
1013Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
999From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
980Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
979A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
970Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
966Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
960Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
950A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
947Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
945Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
942Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
940Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
937Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
930Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
924Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
917Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
914From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
913 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
909From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
908Across The Fence: A day For thanks
907Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
901Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
894Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
893From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
890Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
887Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
881Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
880A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
879Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
873From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
869Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
866Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
866Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
862Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
855From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
855Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
853Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
850A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
849The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
843Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
831Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
828The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
826Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
825Teen Voice: Catfished
824Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
822Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
821Across the Fence: The hand dug well
820Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
818Observations Only: Curious things
810Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
805Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
805A Stray Moment: God Knows
805Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
798Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
796Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
790Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
790A Stray Moment: Without a net
789A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
789A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
784The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
782Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
781Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
775Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
774A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
774Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
772The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
765Observations Only: Going home
761Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
756Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
754Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
749Observations Only: Uneventful flight
749A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
748A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
747Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
745Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
745The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
743Teen Voice: Body image
743Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
741A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
740Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
738The Good Life: The two different types of business people
735Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
732Rural America and immigration reform
731Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
724Teen Voice: Living within our means
723Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
723Observations Only: A gift of serenity
722Observations Only: The awful truth
720The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
719Observations Only: Journey's end
717Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
716From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
716Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
716Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
715Observations Only: Critical thinking
715Teen Voice: Shadow art
714Teen Voice: Serendipity
714Totally Random: My journey, life after living
713Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
712Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
710A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
709Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
707A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
705Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
703Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
700Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
699Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
698A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
693Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
691Observations Only: Curious things, part II
686Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
685Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
684Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
684Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
683Observations Only: Sister lost
683Guest Voices…
678Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
676Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
669Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
666I'm falling for Tumblr?
666Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
665Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
661Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
659Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
659Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
659A real leaning tree Christmas
658The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
657Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
654Teen Voice: Being a girl
654Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
652Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
652Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
652Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
650The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
650The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
647Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
645Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
644Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
641Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
641Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
639Observations Only : White water
638A Small World: Special guest
636Our View: The elephant in the room
635Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
632Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
632A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
631Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
630Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
627Observations Only: Good and evil
626Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
626The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
623Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
622The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
618Observations Only: Expect the best
618Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
615Observations Only: A fine line
614Teeing Off: Around the Green
611Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
611The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
611Observations Only: A matter of matter
611The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
608Observations Only: The shadow of error
608Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
607The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
605Observations Only: Beginnings
604Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
603Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
597Observations Only: Divine spirit
596Observations Only: Indifferent love
596Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
594Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
592Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
590Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
588Completely Different - The magic of spring
588Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
586Observations Only: Choices
586Observations Only: A matter of paradox
585Teen Voice: Equality
585Anno Domini: We gather together
580A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
575Observations Only: Divine prompts
572Teen Voice: Silence
569Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
568Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
565Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
563Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
561Observations Only: Temptation
561Totally Random: Life’s ripples
560A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
557Observations Only: Off to the races
554Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
554Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
552Observations Only: A sad week
551Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
551Observations Only: The vision
549Lyman Review: Devil calf
548Observations Only: Willfulness
546Teen Voice: The need to get away
544Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
542Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
540Totally Random: October, the pink month
535Observations Only: The need to understand
535Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
533Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
532Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
529Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
526A Halloween Story: The scary dream
524Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
524Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
520Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
517Teeing Off: Persistence
514Observations Only: A good daughter
513Teen Voice: Stress test
511Teeing Off: Mind Gym
509Across the Fence: The Pony Express
507Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
504Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
504Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
494Teen Voice: Remember what you have
493Teen Voice: The rivalry
492Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
490Observations Only: Waiting time
489Observations Only: Saint Marge
486Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
480Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
477Teeing Off: The thing about state
476Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
475Teen Voice: The Other Side
474Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
473Lyman Review: The love goat
469Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
467Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
461Anno Domini: On this remembering day
461Teen Voice: What is love?
458Observations Only: Reality check
458Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
458Totally Random: Happy Halloween
456Observations Only: Gone away
454Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
454Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
451Teen Voice: My rebellion
450Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
446Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
445Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
445Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
444Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
439No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
437Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
433Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
428Observations Only: Hog wash
428Teen Voice: Self-expression
427 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
424Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
421Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
418Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
414Lyman Review: One mean chicken
410Observations Only: The visit
406
404From the Hill: More Work Ahead
393Observations Only: A day in August
378Observations Only: The last goodbye
373Observations Only: Final moment
367Observations Only: One more time
367Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
362Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
362No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
359Teen Voice: The gift of caring
350Across The Fence: Last Christmas
345Our View: Community responsible for kids
342Observations Only: The last toothpick
319Observations Only: The vigil
319Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
281Lyman Review: Winter's dog
274Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
91Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
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