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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1693Remembering When
1690Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
1687Observations only : Sisters of the world
1685Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
1682Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
1674Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
1674Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
1674Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
1673Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
1666Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
1661Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
1649Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
1639From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
1637Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
1631It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
1613Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
1595Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
1573Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
1529Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
1514Observations Only: Reality check
1491SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
1485Across the fence: Something worth remembering
1475Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
1460Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
1448Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
1443Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
1368Completely Different: The Quest
1347Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
1343Observations Only: A soul’s journey
1314Totally Random: The Golden Rule
1301Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
1293Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
1283Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
1278Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
1273Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
1270Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
1263From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
1258The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
1253Across the Fence: Building Barns
1249Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
1241Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
1241Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
1240Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
1239Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
1230Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
1227Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
1216From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
1213From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
1213Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
1212No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
1206Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
1196Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
1191From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
1190From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
1189Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
1180Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
1175Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
1168Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
1165The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
1164Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
1158A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
1155Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
1146Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
1144Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
1144A Small World: Savoring county fair days
1140Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
1136Across the Fence: On The road
1135Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
1133Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
1130From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
1128Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
1117Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
1114Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
1111From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
1111Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
1110A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
1107The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
1107Assad’s endgame
1103Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
1091Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
1089Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
1088Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
1087Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
1084From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
1081Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
1080From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
1078Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
1072Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
1071A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
1064Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
1060Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
1060Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
1058Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
1052Observations Only - Two ages of man
1042Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
1039Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
1039The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
1038Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
1034A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
1032Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
1026Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
1025From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
1018Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
1017A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
1013Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
1013Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
1007 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
1003Observations Only: Painting a picture
999Teen Voice: Today’s television
996Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
992Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
992Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
991Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
989Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
988Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
988Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
984Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
984Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
980Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
979From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
977Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
976From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
971Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
969From the Superintendent’s Desk
968Across The Fence: A day For thanks
967From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
965From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
963Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
962From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
962Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
959Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
958Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
958Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
955Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
953Observations Only: A new direction
951Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
946Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
940From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
938Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
936Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
933Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
933A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
932The zombie apocalypse and you
926Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
922Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
922Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
919Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
918Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
916Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
913Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
912From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
911Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
909From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
906From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
898Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
897A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
897The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
895Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
895Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
894Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
891Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
891Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
888Observations Only: Giving up
887Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
884Trash cans
883A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
880The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
880The hills, part 1: Mustangs
877A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
877Observations Only: Curious things
877Across the Fence: The hand dug well
874Teen Voice: Catfished
873From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
872Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
871Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
871Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
869Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
869Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
869Teen Voice: The road of hatred
867Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
862Observations Only: The joy of money
862Teen Voice: The more the merrier
862The Block
860Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
857At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
856The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
855Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
854Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
851Observations Only: Saturday delight
851A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
851A Stray Moment: Without a net
848Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
845A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
842Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
840Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
837Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
837Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
834A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
833Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
832Life's curve balls
831Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
829A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
828A Stray Moment: God Knows
827 Taking a big risk
827Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
825From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
825A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
825The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
824Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
821Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
821Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
819A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
818Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
817Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
815Teen Voice: Not just another ride
815Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
812Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
812Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
812The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
811Observations Only: Going home
810The ghost of Ayn Rand
810From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
810Observations Only: Scourge of violence
810Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
809Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
807Observations Only: Extreme measures
806Seeing the works of the master
804A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
803Timing makes perfect
803Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
803A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
800Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
800The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
800The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
799Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
799Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
797A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
796Observations Only: Counting chickens
796Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
794Observations Only: Just around the corner
794The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
794Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
794Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
793A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
793Teen Voice: Body image
793The Good Life: The two different types of business people
791Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
790View from the block
787Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
786Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
785SELL-OUT!
785Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
785Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
783Observations Only: Uneventful flight
782Totally Random: My journey, life after living
781A Stray Moment: The last time
780Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
779The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
774It's no surprise
774Teen Voice: Living within our means
770A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
768Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
768Rural America and immigration reform
767Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
766Welcome to Gering
766Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
766Observations Only: Surprises
766Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
765Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
765Observations Only: A gift of serenity
765Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
763Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
763Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
763Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
762Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
761A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
761Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
761Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
761Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
760Observations Only: Journey's end
760Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
759Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
758Observations Only: No thank you
757Age of reason
757Silence please
757From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
757Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
757Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
755Teen Voice: Shadow art
755Observations Only: The awful truth
752Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
751Do You Tube?
749Observations Only: Critical thinking
748Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
747Observations Only: What's in a word?
747Teen Voice: Serendipity
746Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
744LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
744Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
743Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
743A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
742Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
740Economic development update
739Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
739Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
736Observations Only: Curious things, part II
735Observations Only: Together again
735Observations Only: North Powder
734Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
734Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
733Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
733A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
731Observations Only: Sister odyssey
731Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
729From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
729Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
729Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
726Observations Only: Sister lost
726Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
725Observations Only: Spider adventure
725Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
724The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
723Observations Only: Blue chip stock
722Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
721From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
718Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
716Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
714Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
713Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
712Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
711I'm falling for Tumblr?
709Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
708Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
707A real leaning tree Christmas
706Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
706Guest Voices…
702Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
699From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
699Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
698From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
696Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
696A Small World: Special guest
695Observations Only : White water
695Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
695Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
695The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
695The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
694Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
694Teen Voice: Being a girl
692The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
691Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
689A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
689Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
689Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
688Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
686Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
685Permission to remember
685Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
683Observations Only: The meeting
682My Thanksgiving prayer
681Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
681Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
679The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
678Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
677Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
675Our View: The elephant in the room
673A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
672Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
671Observations Only: A matter of matter
670Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
669Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
668The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
668The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
667Social time has important benefits
665Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
664Home of the Brave
664Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
662Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
661Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
658The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
658Observations Only: Indifferent love
658Teeing Off: Around the Green
658Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
658The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
657Practice safe barbecue basics
657Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
656Observations Only: Good and evil
655Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
655Teen Voice: Happy news
655Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
654Observations Only: The shadow of error
652Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
651LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
649Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
646Observations Only: Expect the best
644Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
642Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
642The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
640The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
640Observations Only: A fine line
640Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
639Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
637Observations Only: Beginnings
634Observations Only: Divine spirit
632Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
630Anno Domini: We gather together
624Observations Only: A matter of paradox
623Teen Voice: Equality
622Our View: Bravo OTD committee
622Observations Only: Divine prompts
622Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
616Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
613Observations Only: Choices
613Observations Only: A sad week
612Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
611A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
610Completely Different - The magic of spring
609Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
606Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
606Teen Voice: Silence
604A Halloween Story: The scary dream
603A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
602Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
599Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
599Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
599Building Bridges: Love your enemies
598Totally Random: October, the pink month
597Totally Random: Life’s ripples
595Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
595Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
594Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
593Observations Only: Temptation
593Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
590Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
589Observations Only: Off to the races
589Lyman Review: Devil calf
587Observations Only: The vision
578Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
576Observations Only: Willfulness
576Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
575Teen Voice: The need to get away
573Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
569Observations Only: The need to understand
568Observations Only: A good daughter
562Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
561Teen Voice: Stress test
558Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
553Our View: Visionaries wanted
553Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
551Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
550Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
549Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
548Teeing Off: Persistence
547Across the Fence: The Pony Express
543Teeing Off: Mind Gym
542Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
542Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
537Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
533Teen Voice: Remember what you have
531Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
531Teen Voice: Footprints
529Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
528Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
528Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
526Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
523Anno Domini: On this remembering day
523Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
520Teen Voice: The rivalry
520Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
519Teeing Off: The thing about state
519Observations Only: Saint Marge
519Lyman Review: The love goat
517Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
515Observations Only: Waiting time
515Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
514Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
514Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
513Teen Voice: The Other Side
513Totally Random: Happy Halloween
511Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
507Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
507Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
504Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
503Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
503Teen Voice: My rebellion
502No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
497Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
495Observations Only: Gone away
487Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
486Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
482Teen Voice: What is love?
479Observations Only: Hog wash
479Teen Voice: Self-expression
478Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
477Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
472Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
471 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
469Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
466A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
464Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
459Why you should visit the zoo in February
455Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
455Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
454No Till Notes: Final Stop
451Observations Only: The visit
451From the Hill: More Work Ahead
450Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
446
446Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
444Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
443Lyman Review: One mean chicken
443Observations Only: A day in August
441For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
436Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
436Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
435Teen Voice: Cyber War
429At the Library: March into a good book
427Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
422Observations Only: One more time
421Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
419Observations Only: The last goodbye
413What’s really going on with our water?
413In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
410Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
404Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
403Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
399Teen Voice: The gift of caring
399No-Till Notes: Looking Back
398Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
398Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
397Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
394Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
393Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
392Observations Only: Final moment
392Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
392Their View: Goal post move unfair
390Teen Voice: To the future
389Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
389At the Monument: Junior Rangers
388No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
384Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
383Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
381Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
380Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
379Lyman Review: Branding Time
376Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
376Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
374Across The Fence: Last Christmas
374View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
374In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
371Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
370Observations Only: The last toothpick
369Teen Voice: Where is the love?
369Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
367Nature Notes: Love is in the air
366Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
366Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
365No-till Notes: Moving forward
362Our View: Community responsible for kids
362Totally Random: Where does it go?
361Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
360Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
359Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
359Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
355Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
354Totally Random: Trusting the fates
354In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
354Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
350Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
349Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
346Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
343Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
343Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
342Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
341Observations Only: The vigil
341Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
341No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
340Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
340Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
338Linked Lives
337At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
335History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
332Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
330Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
327Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
327Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
325Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
324Support emergency services personnel
323Religious freedom must be protected
322Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
322At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
316Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
316College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
315Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
313Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
311Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
311Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
310In the Hills: Explore the state parks
310Website Resources
308At the Monument: That old (historic) building
307Lyman Review: Winter's dog
307Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
306Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
305Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
305No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
304Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
303Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
302Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
299Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
299From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
297No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
296Across the Fence: Amanda
296Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
295Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
294Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
293Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
291Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
288Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
288Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
286Lyman Review: Dog fun
286Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
286New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
283Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
281At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
279At the Monument: Where are the animals?
277Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
276Teen Voice: Inspire me
274Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
272Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
271No-til Notes: Changing plans
270Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
269Greetings from the State Capitol
267Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
265No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
255No-Till Notes: Back in the field
250Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
248Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
247Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
244Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
243At the Monument: Art in National Parks
242Be kind through communications
233Synchronicity:What brings me back
233Letter to the editor
230Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
229View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
226Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
225No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
224Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
224Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
217Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
214Letters to the Editor
208A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
207Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
202In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
196A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
184Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
183Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
177Fourth of July meetings
176A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
175Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
169Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
166Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
165Prairie Dogs
162Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
162No-Till Notes: The value of water
160Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
157Creatures of the Night
155Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
155 Across The Fence: County Fair
154Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
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151Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
148Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
147
146At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
144Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
142No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
142Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
137Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
136Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
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134No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
132At the Monument: Night Sky
131No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
126In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
126No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
126Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
125Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
125Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
120No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
120A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
114Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
109Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
107A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
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95Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
93Reach out for challenges
93At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
93Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
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80At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
73Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
58Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
4Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
3A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
3Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
3In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
Dominos Pizza
Fresh Foods
Spectrum Photo
Kendell Henderson