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January 26, 2012 Brian Hale   
Photo by Brian Hale/Gering Citizen

Blake Bahan, 7, of Scottsbluff, (top) scores a takedown against opponent Santiago Castillo, 6, of Mitchell, scoring 2 points. Both boys are members of the local USA Wrestling's "308 Takedown" club. For more photos and a full story, check out the Jan. 26, 2012 print edition of the Gering Citizen or purchase the eEdition.

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144From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
144Rural America and immigration reform
144Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
144Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
143Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
143Support emergency services personnel
143Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
142Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
142Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
142Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
142Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
142Letters to the Editor
141Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
141Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
141Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
141Synchronicity:What brings me back
141Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
140Guest Voices…
140Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
140Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
139From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
139Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
139At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
137Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
137Teen Voice: What is love?
137Religious freedom must be protected
136Totally Random: Where does it go?
136Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
136Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
136Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
134Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
134Across The Fence: Victory at Valverde and on to Glorieta
133Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
132Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
132Greetings from the State Capitol
130Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
130From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
125Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
122Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight a Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part I)
119Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
107At the Monument: Water, Will There Be Enough?
104No-Till Notes: Field peas and age
92Letter to the Editor
90Jane’s Secret LV A mystery
87Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight; A Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part II of II)
87At the Library: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
51Building Bridges: Building a bridge that lasts and endures
41Across The Fence: Road Trip and Discoveries
36No-till Notes: Stripper head
33Jane's Secret LVI: A mystery part II
27Letter to the Editor - Injection well public hearing restricts participation
Most Read News Stories of 2012
927Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
830NRD Update: National Groundwater Awareness Week
764Building Bridges – Teens in the Driver Seat is a program for LIFE
694All Points West: Coming home, a veteran’s perspective on what it means
602The Christmas Story
560Across the Fence: Roosevelt’s campaign tour of the west
546Jane’s Secret column on hiatus
537To whom are we thankful?
517Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
495Curiosity Corner: An Uncommon Christmas Story
494A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
476A Stray Moment: Thanksgiving myths and traditions
475Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
473Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
454Building Bridges: Regionalism should be focus of our core-idor
450A Stray Moment: To honor them all their days
434At the Monument: Museum collections
433Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
422Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
422No-Till Notes: Drilling Edible Beans, part 2
419Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
417No-Till Notes: No-Till Conference
406Across The Fence: The Christmas Truce of 1914
406The Good Life: There is good everywhere
393Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
392No Till Notes: Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference
389Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
389Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
384Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
376Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
376A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
376A Stray Moment: Those we lost in 2014
372Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
371Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
365Support letters requested for airport
363The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
361Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
360Across The Fence: Over The Edge; Niagara’s Argonauts
360A Stray Moment: Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo
359History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
359Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
357Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
351Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
349No-Till Notes: Dakota Lakes Dry Land Rotations
347Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
344Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
344A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
342Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
340Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
340No Till Notes:
340A Stray Moment: O Holy Night
339Observations Only: A soul’s journey
336The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
329Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
329Building Bridges: Shovels and skills are as valuable as degrees
328Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
328Across The Fence: “…a date that will live in infamy.”
326What's the deal with organic milk?
325At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
325Across The Fence: Captain Silas S. Soule; The face of moral courage
324Observations Only : White water
323Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
323Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
323Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
318Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
315Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
310In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
309Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
306A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
306Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
306Across The Fence: The Harmar Campaign
305A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
305No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
304Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
304Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
304Letters to the Editor
303Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
302Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
301Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
299A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
299At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
298Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
297Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
297At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
297
296Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
293Across the Fence: The hand dug well
291Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
289No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health
288Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
286Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
286Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
285A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
285Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
284In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
283Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
282Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
281Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
280Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
280At the Library: Son by Lois Lowry
279Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
279Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
279At the Monument: Where are the animals?
279Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
278Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
277Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
277Jane’s Secret: The Telling
276Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
276All Points West: Looking for holiday inspiration?
275A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
274Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
274From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
274Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
273Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
271Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
270Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
270Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
269Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
269Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
267Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
267At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
265Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
265Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
265Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
265A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
265At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
264Teen Voice: Serendipity
264No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
263Building Bridges: Love your enemies
262Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
262The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
261Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
261Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
261Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
260A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
260No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
259Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
259Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
259Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
259Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
257Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
257Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
257Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
257Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
257Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
256A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
256Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
256 Across The Fence: County Fair
255A real leaning tree Christmas
254Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
254Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
254Across The Fence: Flossie, love child of the eighties.
253Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
253A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
253A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
253Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
253Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
253Lyman Review: A Tunnel of Birds
252A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
252Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
252No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
252No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
252No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
252At the Monument: Living History
251Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
251Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
251Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
250Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
250Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
250Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
249Completely Different: It's all in the family
249A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
248Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
248A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
248Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
247The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
247Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
247Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
247Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
247Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
247Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
247No-Till Notes: The value of water
246Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
246Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
245A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
245Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
245No Till Notes: Moving Forward
244Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
244Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
244Observations Only: Indifferent love
243A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
243Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
243Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
243Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
242Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
242Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
242Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
242Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
241Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
240Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
240Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
239Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
239Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
239Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
238Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
238A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
237Observations Only: The shadow of error
237A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
237Anno Domini: We gather together
237Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
237College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
236Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
236Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
236Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
236Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
236Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
235Observations Only: Temptation
235Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
235Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
235Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
234Observations Only: A good daughter
234Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
234Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
234Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
234Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
234Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
233Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
233 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
233Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
233No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
233A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
232Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
232A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
232No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
232Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
232Creatures of the Night
231A Stray Moment: Without a net
231Anno Domini: On this remembering day
231Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
231Across The Fence: Battle of the Wabash: St. Clair’s Defeat
230Across the Fence: Amanda
230Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
230Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
230All Points West: Huskers win hearts and minds at Holiday Bowl
230Across The Fence: No way to treat a lady
229A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
229Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
229Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
229Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part I)
228Observations Only: Gone away
228Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
227Observations Only: The need to understand
227No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
227Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
227Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
227No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
226A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
226Observations Only: Divine prompts
226Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
226Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
226Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
225Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
225Totally Random: The Golden Rule
225Observations Only: A gift of serenity
225 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
225No-Till Notes: Looking Back
225No-til Notes: Changing plans
225Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
225Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
224Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
224A Stray Moment: God Knows
224Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
224Observations Only: Reality check
224Across The Fence: A day For thanks
224Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
224
223Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
223Observations Only: A matter of matter
223Observations Only: Divine spirit
223Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
223No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
223
222Observations Only: Journey's end
222Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
221Observations Only: Curious things, part II
221Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
221Observations Only: A sad week
221Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
221Across The Fence: Last Christmas
221No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
221Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)
220Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
220Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
220Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
220No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health II
219Observations Only: Expect the best
219Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
218Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
218Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
218Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
218Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
218Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
218No Till Notes: Final Stop
217Observations Only: Beginnings
217SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
216Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
216Observations Only: Curious things
216From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
216No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
216Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
215Observations Only: A matter of paradox
215Observations Only: The awful truth
215Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
215Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
215Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
215Across The Fence: The Eighth Wonder of the World
215Across The Fence: …and a Happy New Year.
214Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
214Observations Only: The vision
214Building Bridges: The ‘School of Hard Knocks’ teaches life
213Observations Only: Off to the races
213Observations Only: Saint Marge
213At the Monument: Domestic Animals on the Oregon Trail
212Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
212Observations Only: Going home
212Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
212Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
212Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
212Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
212No Till Notes: It’s All About the Carbon
211Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
211Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
211Observations Only: Willfulness
211Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
210Across the Fence: Building Barns
210Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
210Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
210From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
210Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
210Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
210Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
210Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
210Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
209The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
209Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
209Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
208Observations Only: Uneventful flight
208From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
208Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
208Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
208No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
208No-till Notes: Moving forward
208Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
207Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
206Observations Only: Critical thinking
205Observations Only: Good and evil
205The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
205Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
204Observations Only: A fine line
204Observations Only: Choices
204The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
204Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
204Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
203Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
203Observations Only: The visit
203Observations Only: Final moment
203At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
203No-Till Notes: Back in the field
202Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
202Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
202Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
202Observations Only: A day in August
202Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
200Observations Only: Waiting time
200The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
200Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
200No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
200Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
199At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
198Assad’s endgame
198Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
198Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
198Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
198Observations Only: Hog wash
198Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
198At the Monument: Night Sky
198Our View: A failure to communicate
197Observations Only: Sister lost
197Totally Random: My journey, life after living
197Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
196Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
196The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
196In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
196Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
195Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
195Observations Only: One more time
194Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
194Observations Only: The vigil
193Across the Fence: On The road
193The Good Life: The two different types of business people
193Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part II of III)
192Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
192Observations Only: The last goodbye
191The ghost of Ayn Rand
191Across The Fence: The Youngest Discoverer
190Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
190The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
190The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
190At the Monument: Junior Rangers
190A Stray Moment: Leonard Nimoy - Live long and prosper
189Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
189A Halloween Story: The scary dream
188Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
188The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
188Teen Voice: My rebellion
188Observations Only: The last toothpick
188Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina At the Library
187From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
187A Small World: Special guest
187Lyman Review: Devil calf
187Teen Voice: Silence
186From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
186The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
186Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
185From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
185Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
184Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
184Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
184Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
184Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
184In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
183Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
183The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
183At the Monument: Art in National Parks
182Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
182The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
182Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
182Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
181Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
181Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
181Teeing Off: Around the Green
180Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
180From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
180Teen Voice: The need to get away
180The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
180Jane’s Secret LIII: The bargain
179Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
179Teen Voice: Being a girl
179Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
179Lyman Review: One mean chicken
179The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
179Prairie Dogs
178The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
178Teeing Off: Persistence
178Lyman Review: The love goat
178Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
178Teen Voice: The gift of caring
177Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
177Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
177The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
177Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
177Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
176Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
176Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
175Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
175Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
175At the Monument: That old (historic) building
174A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
174Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
174Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
174Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
174Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
173A last look at the Nebraska Zone
173Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
173
172Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
172A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
172A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
172Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
172Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
172Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
172Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
171A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
171Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
171Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
171
170Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
170Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
170At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
170To The Editor
170Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
169Across the Fence: The Soldier’s Free Homestead Colony of Gibbon
169Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
169Teen Voice: Remember what you have
169Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
169Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
169Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
169Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
168Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
168Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
168Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
168Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
168Completely Different - The magic of spring
168Teeing Off: The thing about state
168Teen Voice: Stress test
168Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
168In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
167Observations only : Sisters of the world
167A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
167Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
167Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
167A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
167Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
167Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
166A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
166Teen Voice: Catfished
166Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
166
166Website Resources
166Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
165Across the fence: Something worth remembering
165Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
165Teen Voice: Self-expression
165
165Letter to the Editor: A call to defend the U.S. Constitution
164A Stray Moment: The last time
164Across the Fence: The Pony Express
164Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
164Teen Voice: Body image
164Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
164Teeing Off: Mind Gym
164Totally Random: October, the pink month
164Totally Random: Happy Halloween
164At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
163Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
163A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
163Teen Voice: Living within our means
163Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
163Teen Voice: The Other Side
163Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
163A Small World: Savoring county fair days
163Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
163Lyman Review: Branding Time
162Time keeps flowing like a river
162Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
162Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
162Lyman Review: Winter's dog
162Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
162
162At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
162
161Lyman Review: Let’s get back to the subject of bullying
161Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
161Teen Voice: Shadow art
161Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
161Totally Random: Life’s ripples
161Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
161Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
161Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
160Observations Only: A new direction
160Observations Only: Blue chip stock
160Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
160Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
160Reach out for challenges
159Observations Only : The orphanage
159Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
159Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
159Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
159Be kind through communications
159A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
158Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
158Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
158From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
158Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
158Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
158Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
158Lyman Review: Dog fun
158Fourth of July meetings
157Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
157Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
157Totally Random: Trusting the fates
157Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
157Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
157Building Bridges: On tourism and trash
156From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
156Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
156Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
156Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
156Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
156At the Library: March into a good book
156Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
156New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
155Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
155A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
155Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
155
154Observations Only: Scourge of violence
154Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
154Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
154Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
154Teen Voice: The rivalry
154Nature Notes: Love is in the air
154Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
154Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
153It's no surprise
153Observations Only: Just around the corner
153Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
153From the Hill: More Work Ahead
153Why you should visit the zoo in February
153Teen Voice: Cyber War
153Linked Lives
152Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
152View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
152For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
152Letter to the editor
151Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
151Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
151Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
151Letter to the Editor
150Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
150Observations Only: Giving up
150Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
150Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
150Our View: The elephant in the room
150Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
150Teen Voice: To the future
150Teen Voice: Where is the love?
150In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
150In the Hills: Explore the state parks
150In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
150Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
149Completely Different : Could you come down off your soap box please?
149From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
149Teen Voice: Equality
149I'm falling for Tumblr?
149Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
149Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
149Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
149Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
149What’s really going on with our water?
148Observations Only: Together again
148Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
148Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
148Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
148Our View: Community responsible for kids
148Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
148View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
147 Taking a big risk
147From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
147Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
147Teen Voice: Footprints
146Observations Only: Extreme measures
146Teen Voice: Inspire me
146Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
146Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
146Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
146Letter to the Editor
146Jack’s Insights: Basing decisions on facts, not opinion
145The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
145Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
145Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
145Their View: Goal post move unfair
144Age of reason
144Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
144From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
144Rural America and immigration reform
144Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
144Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
143Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
143Observations Only: North Powder
143Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
143Support emergency services personnel
143Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
142Observations Only: The joy of money
142Observations Only: Painting a picture
142Observations Only: Spider adventure
142Observations Only: The meeting
142Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
142Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
142Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
142Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
142Letters to the Editor
141Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
141Being a Nebraskan – border to border
141Observations Only: Sister odyssey
141Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
141Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
141Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
141Synchronicity:What brings me back
141Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
140Observations Only: Surprises
140Guest Voices…
140Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
140Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
139From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
139Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
139Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
139From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
139Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
139At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
138Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
137Observations Only - Two ages of man
137Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
137Teen Voice: What is love?
137Religious freedom must be protected
136Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
136Totally Random: Where does it go?
136Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
136Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
136Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
135Life's curve balls
135Silence please
135Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
134Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
134Trash cans
134From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
134From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
134Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
134Across The Fence: Victory at Valverde and on to Glorieta
133Completely Different: Tales from the mat
133Observations Only: Saturday delight
133Observations Only: Counting chickens
133Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
132Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
132From the Superintendent’s Desk
132The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
132Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
132Greetings from the State Capitol
131Observations Only: What's in a word?
131Observations Only: No thank you
131Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
131Teen Voice: Today’s television
130Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
130From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
127Observations Only : Mission accomplished
125Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
125Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
124The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
123Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
123Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
122The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
122Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight a Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part I)
121The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
120From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
119It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
119Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
118From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
117The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
115Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
115The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
114From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
114The Block
113The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
112From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
112The hills, part 1: Mustangs
108Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
107At the Monument: Water, Will There Be Enough?
105Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
105Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
105From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
105Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
104No-Till Notes: Field peas and age
103SELL-OUT!
103Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
102The zombie apocalypse and you
102Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
102Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
101Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
101From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
100A Small World: Time traveling
100Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
99Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
99Do You Tube?
99Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
98My mini Pen and me
98Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
98Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
98Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
97Elizabeth's top ten movie list of 2011
97Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
97Teen Voice: The more the merrier
97Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
96View from the block
96Teen Voice: The road of hatred
96Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
95Teen Voice: Not just another ride
95Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
94Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
94Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
94A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
93Economic development update
93Remembering When
92Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
92Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
92Letter to the Editor
91Completely Different: Your local government and you
91Timing makes perfect
90Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
90Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
90Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
90Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
90Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
90Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
90Jane’s Secret LV A mystery
89We need a few good people
89Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
89Our view . . .Sports Complex
88Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
88Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
88From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
87LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
87Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
87Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight; A Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part II of II)
87At the Library: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
86Completely Different: The Quest
86LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
85Home of the Brave
85Teen Voice: Happy news
85Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
84Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
84Teen Voice: March Madness
83Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
83Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
83From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
82Welcome to Gering
82Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
82Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
80Letter to the Editor
80Seeing the works of the master
79Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
79From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
79From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
79Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
78Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
78Permission to remember
77Practice safe barbecue basics
76Social time has important benefits
75Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
75Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
75Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
73Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
73My Thanksgiving prayer
72From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
70Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
68From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
59Our View: Visionaries wanted
56Our View: Bravo OTD committee
51Building Bridges: Building a bridge that lasts and endures
41Across The Fence: Road Trip and Discoveries
36No-till Notes: Stripper head
33Jane's Secret LVI: A mystery part II
27Letter to the Editor - Injection well public hearing restricts participation
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