USA Wrestling: Where Olympic journeys begin
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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172Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
172Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
172Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
171In the Hills: Explore the state parks
171In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
171
171Building Bridges: Building a bridge that lasts and endures
170Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
170Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
170Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
169From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
169Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
169Support emergency services personnel
168Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
168Teen Voice: Inspire me
168Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
168Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
168A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
168Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
167Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
167Totally Random: Where does it go?
167Letters to the Editor
167Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight a Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part I)
166Rural America and immigration reform
166Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
166Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
165Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
165Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
165Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
165Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
165Letter to the Editor
164Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
164Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
163Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
163Teen Voice: What is love?
163Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
163Religious freedom must be protected
163Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
160Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
160Letter to the Editor
158Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
158Across The Fence: Road Trip and Discoveries
156Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
156Greetings from the State Capitol
155No-Till Notes: Field peas and age
155Jane's Secret LVI: A mystery part II
154Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
153From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
151Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
147Easter
145No-Till Notes: It’s more than no tillage
138Across The Fence: To Honor a Flag
131At the Library: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
131Letter to the Editor - Injection well public hearing restricts participation
120At the Monument: Water, Will There Be Enough?
103Letter to the Editor
101Jane’s Secret LV A mystery
53A mom’s thoughts on social media
40Jane’s Secret LVII: A mystery revealed
36Guest Opinion: Nebraska losing big-time
26Religious freedom or freedom to discriminate?
13Across the Fence: Surrender, April 9, 1865
Most Read News Stories of 2012
1043Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
849NRD Update: National Groundwater Awareness Week
824Building Bridges – Teens in the Driver Seat is a program for LIFE
741All Points West: Coming home, a veteran’s perspective on what it means
636Across the Fence: Roosevelt’s campaign tour of the west
635The Christmas Story
580Jane’s Secret column on hiatus
569To whom are we thankful?
559Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
548Curiosity Corner: An Uncommon Christmas Story
542A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
540Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
530Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
519A Stray Moment: Thanksgiving myths and traditions
509Building Bridges: Regionalism should be focus of our core-idor
491A Stray Moment: To honor them all their days
486Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
482No-Till Notes: Drilling Edible Beans, part 2
474Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
474Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
464At the Monument: Museum collections
463Across The Fence: The Christmas Truce of 1914
460Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
459Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
453No-Till Notes: No-Till Conference
442Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
439Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
437No Till Notes: Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference
433The Good Life: There is good everywhere
431Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
424Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
423Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
415Across The Fence: Over The Edge; Niagara’s Argonauts
414Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
412Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
412A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
412Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
411The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
409A Stray Moment: Those we lost in 2014
404Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
398Support letters requested for airport
398Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
397History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
396No Till Notes:
395Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
394No-Till Notes: Dakota Lakes Dry Land Rotations
391Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
391Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
390A Stray Moment: Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo
387Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
387Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
385Observations Only: A soul’s journey
384A Stray Moment: O Holy Night
382Observations Only : White water
379Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
378Across The Fence: “…a date that will live in infamy.”
376A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
375Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
374Building Bridges: Shovels and skills are as valuable as degrees
372Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
370Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
368Across The Fence: Captain Silas S. Soule; The face of moral courage
367Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
366At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
363What's the deal with organic milk?
363The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
360No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
356Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
354Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
354A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
354Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
354Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
353Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
352Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
352A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
351A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
350Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
349Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
349Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
346Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
344In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
342Across the Fence: The hand dug well
340Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
339Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
339Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
339At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
339Across The Fence: The Harmar Campaign
337Letters to the Editor
337No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health
336Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
332Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
332Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
331Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
330Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
329Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
328Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
328Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
328Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
327A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
327Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
326Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
326Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
326
323Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
321Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
321Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
321Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
320Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
320Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
318The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
317A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
317Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
316Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
316Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
316Building Bridges: Love your enemies
315Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
314Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
314From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
314Jane’s Secret: The Telling
313Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
313Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
313At the Library: Son by Lois Lowry
312Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
312Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
311Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
311At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
310A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
309Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
309Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
309All Points West: Looking for holiday inspiration?
308No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
308Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
308Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
308In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
307Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
307Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
306Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
305Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
305Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
304Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
304Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
304No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
304A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
302A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
300Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
300Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
300A real leaning tree Christmas
299Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
299Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
299Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
299At the Monument: Where are the animals?
299 Across The Fence: County Fair
299No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
298Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
297The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
297Observations Only: Indifferent love
297A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
297Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
297No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
296Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
296Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
296Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
295A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
295Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
295Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
295Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
295At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
294Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
294No-Till Notes: The value of water
293Observations Only: A good daughter
293Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
293Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
292Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
292Teen Voice: Serendipity
292A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
292A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
292Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
292Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
291A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
291Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
291A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
290Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
290Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
290Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
289Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
288Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
288A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
288Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
288Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
288Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
288Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
288No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
287Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
286No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
285Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
285Across The Fence: Flossie, love child of the eighties.
284Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
284Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
284Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
284Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
284Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
284A Stray Moment: Leonard Nimoy - Live long and prosper
283Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
283Observations Only: The shadow of error
283Lyman Review: A Tunnel of Birds
282Anno Domini: We gather together
281Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
281Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
281Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
280Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
280No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
280Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
280Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
280At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
280Building Bridges: On tourism and trash
279A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
279Observations Only: Temptation
279A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
279Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
279Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
279At the Monument: Living History
277Across the Fence: Building Barns
277Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
277Across The Fence: A day For thanks
277Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
276Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
276Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
276Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
276Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
276No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
276Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
276Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
275A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
275Across the Fence: Amanda
275Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
275Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
275No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
274Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
274Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
274No Till Notes: Moving Forward
273Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
273Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
273 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
273Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
273Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
273Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
272No-Till Notes: Looking Back
272Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
272Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
271Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
271Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
271Observations Only: A gift of serenity
271A Stray Moment: Without a net
271Observations Only: The need to understand
271A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
271Anno Domini: On this remembering day
271Observations Only: Gone away
271Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
270Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
270Observations Only: Journey's end
270Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
270A Stray Moment: God Knows
270Observations Only: Divine prompts
270Observations Only: Divine spirit
270Observations Only: Reality check
270Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
270Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
270A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
269Completely Different: It's all in the family
269Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
269Observations Only: A sad week
269No-til Notes: Changing plans
269Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
268Observations Only: Curious things, part II
268Observations Only: Beginnings
268Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
267Observations Only: Expect the best
267Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
267Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
267No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
267Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
266Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
266Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
265Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
265Observations Only: A matter of matter
265Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
265College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
265No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
264Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
264Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
263Across The Fence: Last Christmas
262Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
262No Till Notes: Final Stop
262Across The Fence: Battle of the Wabash: St. Clair’s Defeat
262Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part I)
262No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health II
262No-till Notes: Stripper head
261Observations Only: Curious things
261Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
261Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
260Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
260Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
259Observations Only: Critical thinking
259Observations Only: Choices
259Observations Only: Off to the races
259Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
259Observations Only: Saint Marge
259Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
258Observations Only: Uneventful flight
258Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
258Totally Random: The Golden Rule
258Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
258Observations Only: A matter of paradox
258Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
258Building Bridges: The ‘School of Hard Knocks’ teaches life
257Observations Only: The awful truth
257No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
256Observations Only: The vision
256Across The Fence: The Eighth Wonder of the World
256Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
255Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
255Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
255 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
255The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
255Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
255No-till Notes: Moving forward
255Creatures of the Night
254No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
254Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
254Across The Fence: No way to treat a lady
253Observations Only: Going home
253Observations Only: Sister lost
253Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
253Observations Only: Willfulness
253Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
252Observations Only: The visit
251Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
251Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
251Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
251Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)
250The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
250Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
250
250Across The Fence: …and a Happy New Year.
249Observations Only: Good and evil
249The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
248Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
248Observations Only: A fine line
248Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
248
247Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
247Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
247Observations Only: Final moment
247SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
247Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
246A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
246Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
246Observations Only: A day in August
246Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
246No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
246All Points West: Huskers win hearts and minds at Holiday Bowl
246Our view: United we can build
245The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
245The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
244From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
244The Good Life: The two different types of business people
244No-Till Notes: Back in the field
243Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
243Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
243Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
243No Till Notes: It’s All About the Carbon
242Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
241Observations Only: One more time
240Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
240Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
240Observations Only: Waiting time
239Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
239From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
239Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
239At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
238Observations Only: The vigil
238Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
237Observations Only: Hog wash
237Observations Only: The last toothpick
236Observations Only: The last goodbye
235The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
234Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
234From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
234The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
233The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
233Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
231Assad’s endgame
231Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
230Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
230The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
230Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
230At the Monument: Night Sky
229Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
229Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
229At the Monument: Domestic Animals on the Oregon Trail
228At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
227The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
227Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
226Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
226The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
225Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
225In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
225Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
225Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part II of III)
225Across The Fence: The Youngest Discoverer
224Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
223Across the Fence: On The road
223Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
223From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
222The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
222A Halloween Story: The scary dream
222Totally Random: My journey, life after living
221Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
221The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
221Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
220Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
220A Small World: Special guest
220Teen Voice: My rebellion
219Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
219The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
218Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
218Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
218Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
218From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
218At the Monument: Junior Rangers
217Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
217From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
216Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
216Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
216Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
216Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
216Lyman Review: Devil calf
216In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
215The ghost of Ayn Rand
214The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
214Teen Voice: Silence
214Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
212Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
212Teen Voice: The need to get away
212Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
211Lyman Review: One mean chicken
211Jane’s Secret LIII: The bargain
210Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
210Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
210Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
210At the Monument: Art in National Parks
210Our View: A failure to communicate
209Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
209Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
208Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
208Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
208Teen Voice: Being a girl
208Teen Voice: The gift of caring
208Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
207Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
207Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
207Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
207Teeing Off: Persistence
206Teeing Off: Around the Green
206Prairie Dogs
205A last look at the Nebraska Zone
205Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
205Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
205Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
205At the Monument: That old (historic) building
205Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina At the Library
204Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
204Lyman Review: The love goat
203Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
203Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
203Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
203Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
203Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
203Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight; A Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part II of II)
202Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
202Teen Voice: Stress test
202Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
201Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
200Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
200Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
200Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
200A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
200Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
200At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
199A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
199Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
199Completely Different - The magic of spring
199Totally Random: October, the pink month
198Time keeps flowing like a river
198Across the Fence: The Pony Express
198Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
197Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
197From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
197Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
197Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
197In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
197
196From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
196Teeing Off: Mind Gym
196Totally Random: Happy Halloween
196Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
196Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
195Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
195Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
195Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
195Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
195Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
195Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
194A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
194From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
194Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
194
193Across the fence: Something worth remembering
193Teen Voice: Shadow art
193Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
192Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
192Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
192Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
192Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
192Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
192Lyman Review: Dog fun
192Website Resources
192Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
191Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
191A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
191Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
191Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
191Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
191Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
191Teeing Off: The thing about state
191Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
191A Small World: Savoring county fair days
190Observations only : Sisters of the world
190A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
190A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
190Teen Voice: Catfished
190Lyman Review: Branding Time
189Observations Only: Blue chip stock
189Teen Voice: Living within our means
189Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
189Teen Voice: Body image
189
189Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
189
189Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
188Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
188A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
188Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
188Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
188Teen Voice: Remember what you have
188Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
188At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
187A Stray Moment: The last time
187Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
187Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
187Teen Voice: Self-expression
186Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
186Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
186Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
186A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
186Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
186Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
186Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
186Totally Random: Life’s ripples
186To The Editor
185Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
185A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
185Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
185Reach out for challenges
184Observations Only : The orphanage
184Across the Fence: The Soldier’s Free Homestead Colony of Gibbon
184Observations Only: A new direction
184It's no surprise
184Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
184Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
184Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
184Fourth of July meetings
183Our View: The elephant in the room
183Teen Voice: The Other Side
183Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
183Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
183Totally Random: Trusting the fates
183Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
183View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
183Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
183Letter to the editor
183
182Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
182I'm falling for Tumblr?
182Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
182Lyman Review: Winter's dog
182Teen Voice: To the future
182Nature Notes: Love is in the air
182At the Library: March into a good book
181Observations Only: Scourge of violence
181From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
181Teen Voice: Cyber War
180Lyman Review: Let’s get back to the subject of bullying
180Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
180Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
180Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
180Why you should visit the zoo in February
180Linked Lives
180
180Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
180Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
179Observations Only: Just around the corner
179Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
179Teen Voice: Equality
179Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
179Teen Voice: The rivalry
179Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
179New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
179Be kind through communications
179Jack’s Insights: Basing decisions on facts, not opinion
178Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
178Guest Voices…
178From the Hill: More Work Ahead
178Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
178Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
177Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
177Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
177Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
177Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
177For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
177Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
177Letter to the Editor: A call to defend the U.S. Constitution
177Across The Fence: Victory at Valverde and on to Glorieta
176Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
176Teen Voice: Where is the love?
176In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
176Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
176Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
175Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
175At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
175Their View: Goal post move unfair
175At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
174 Taking a big risk
174From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
174Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
174Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
174Our View: Community responsible for kids
174View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
174What’s really going on with our water?
174Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
174Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
173Teen Voice: Footprints
173Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
173Synchronicity:What brings me back
172The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
172Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
172Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
172Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
171Observations Only: Giving up
171Observations Only: Together again
171In the Hills: Explore the state parks
171In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
171
171Building Bridges: Building a bridge that lasts and endures
170Observations Only: Sister odyssey
170Observations Only: The meeting
170Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
170Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
170Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
169Completely Different : Could you come down off your soap box please?
169From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
169Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
169Support emergency services personnel
168Age of reason
168Observations Only: Extreme measures
168Observations Only: Painting a picture
168Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
168Teen Voice: Inspire me
168Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
168Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
168A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
168Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
167Observations Only: The joy of money
167Observations Only: Spider adventure
167Observations Only: North Powder
167Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
167Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
167Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
167Totally Random: Where does it go?
167Letters to the Editor
167Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight a Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part I)
166Rural America and immigration reform
166Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
166Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
165Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
165Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
165Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
165Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
165Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
165Letter to the Editor
164Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
164Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
163Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
163Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
163Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
163Teen Voice: What is love?
163Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
163Religious freedom must be protected
163Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
162Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
162Observations Only: Surprises
161Observations Only : Mission accomplished
160Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
160Observations Only - Two ages of man
160Silence please
160From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
160Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
160Letter to the Editor
158Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
158Observations Only: Counting chickens
158Observations Only: No thank you
158Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
158Across The Fence: Road Trip and Discoveries
157Trash cans
157Life's curve balls
157The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
156Being a Nebraskan – border to border
156Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
156Greetings from the State Capitol
155Observations Only: Saturday delight
155Observations Only: What's in a word?
155Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
155No-Till Notes: Field peas and age
155Jane's Secret LVI: A mystery part II
154Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
154Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
153From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
151Completely Different: Tales from the mat
151Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
151Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
150From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
149The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
149From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
148The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
147Easter
145The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
145No-Till Notes: It’s more than no tillage
144Teen Voice: Today’s television
142Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
142From the Superintendent’s Desk
142The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
141The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
141Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
140Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
139Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
139From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
138Across The Fence: To Honor a Flag
137The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
131At the Library: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
131Letter to the Editor - Injection well public hearing restricts participation
128From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
128From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
127It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
125The hills, part 1: Mustangs
125From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
123From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
122Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
120Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
120The zombie apocalypse and you
120At the Monument: Water, Will There Be Enough?
119The Block
118Do You Tube?
118Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
117Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
116From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
115Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
115Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
114Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
114Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
113Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
113Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
112SELL-OUT!
112Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
111Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
111My mini Pen and me
110A Small World: Time traveling
110Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
110Teen Voice: The more the merrier
109From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
109Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
107Elizabeth's top ten movie list of 2011
107Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
107Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
106Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
106Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
105Teen Voice: Not just another ride
105Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
105Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
104Completely Different: The Quest
104Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
103A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
103Teen Voice: The road of hatred
103Letter to the Editor
102Our view . . .Sports Complex
102View from the block
102Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
102Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
101Completely Different: Your local government and you
101Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
101Remembering When
101LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
101Jane’s Secret LV A mystery
100Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
100Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
99Economic development update
99Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
98Timing makes perfect
98Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
98Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
97Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
96We need a few good people
96From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
96Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
96Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
95Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
95Home of the Brave
94Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
93LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
92Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
92Teen Voice: Happy news
91Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
91Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
91Seeing the works of the master
90Teen Voice: March Madness
90Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
90Practice safe barbecue basics
90From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
90Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
89Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
88From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
87Welcome to Gering
87From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
86Letter to the Editor
86Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
86Permission to remember
85Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
84Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
83Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
82Social time has important benefits
81Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
81Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
81From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
79From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
77My Thanksgiving prayer
66Our View: Bravo OTD committee
64Our View: Visionaries wanted
53A mom’s thoughts on social media
40Jane’s Secret LVII: A mystery revealed
36Guest Opinion: Nebraska losing big-time
26Religious freedom or freedom to discriminate?
13Across the Fence: Surrender, April 9, 1865
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