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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237Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
237Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
236Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
236No-Till Notes: The Power of Legumes, part II
235From the Hill: More Work Ahead
235Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
235No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
235Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
235Transgender issues need to be addressed
235Capitol View: Corrections director knows challenge, forges ahead
234Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
234Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
234The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
234No-til Notes: Changing plans
234At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
234Building Bridges: On tourism and trash
233From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
233At the Monument: Living History
232A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
232At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
231Completely Different - The magic of spring
231New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
231No-Till Notes: Back in the field
231NRD Update: National Groundwater Awareness Week
231We shall not give into fear
231Capitol View: How Nebraska rates is a good tool
230Teen Voice: Body image
230Rural America and immigration reform
230Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
230To whom are we thankful?
230Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina At the Library
230Curiosity Corner: Amazing Grace
229Observations Only: Curious things
228Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
228Totally Random: Trusting the fates
228Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
227From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
227Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
227Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
227Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
227Nebraska needs tax reform
226Building Bridges: The ‘School of Hard Knocks’ teaches life
225Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
225Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
225Lyman Review: Winter's dog
225In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
225Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
225Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
225At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
225The hope of Christmas in an uncertain world
225Capitol View: Warning: Election Year Legislative session ahead
224Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
224Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
224At the Library: March into a good book
224Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
224No-Till Notes: Field peas and age
224Committee reviews property tax proposals
223Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
223Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
222Teen Voice: The Other Side
222Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
222Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
222At the Monument: Museum collections
221From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
221Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
221In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
221Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
221No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
220
220Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
220Letters to the Editor
220The Good Life: There is good everywhere
219Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
219Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
219At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
219Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
219Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
219
219Building Bridges: Building a bridge that lasts and endures
218Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
218Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
218Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
218For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
218Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
217Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
217Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
217Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
217At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
217Working for you
216From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
216Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
216Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
216Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
216A national day of Thanksgiving
216Looking ahead to the 2016 Legislative session
215The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
215Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
215Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
215Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
215Across The Fence: Edmund Guerrier: Custer’s scout in 1867
215No-Till Notes: Blue Dasher Farm
214Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
214In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
214News From Lincoln: Legislative big crush begins
214Teen Voice: Dating scene has come a long way
214Capitol View: Pig ownership may be defining moment in urban-rural relations
213From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
213Teen Voice: Inspire me
212Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
211Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
211Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
211Website Resources
211Prairie Dogs
210Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
210Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
210At the Monument: Night Sky
210Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
209Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
209Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
209Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
209Letter to the editor
209Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
209Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
209Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
208Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
208Nature Notes: Love is in the air
208Honoring Our Veterans
207Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
207Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
207Lyman Review: Branding Time
207Linked Lives
207I love Thanksgiving
207Jane’s Secret, XCI: Sticks and stones
206Observations Only: Choices
205Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
205Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
205Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
205Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
205At the Monument: Junior Rangers
205
204Teen Voice: Footprints
204Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
204Letter to the Editor: A call to defend the U.S. Constitution
204Easter
204Serving You
203Teen Voice: Living within our means
203At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
202Their View: Goal post move unfair
202The State of Nebraska Agriculture
201Across the Fence: The Pony Express
201Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
201Fourth of July meetings
201
201At the Library: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
200Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
200Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
199Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
199Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
198Guest Voices…
198View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
198Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
198At the Monument: Water, Will There Be Enough?
198Tumbleweeds on the loose
197Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
197Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
197Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
197Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
197In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
197Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
197Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
197Giving Thanks
196Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
196At the Monument: That old (historic) building
196At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
196This year in the Regulation Rewind
195Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
195Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
195PROPERTY TAXES REMAIN THE NUMBER ONE FOCUS, BUT WHERE IS THE FIX?
194Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
194Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
194Creatures of the Night
194Letters to the Editor
194
193At the Monument: Art in National Parks
192Teen Voice: Catfished
192View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
191Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
191Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
191Reach out for challenges
190Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
190Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
190A Stray Moment: ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’
189Teen Voice: Where is the love?
189Support emergency services personnel
189Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
189Budgeting the Nebraska Way
188No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
187Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
187Synchronicity:What brings me back
186From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
186Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
185Feeding a world in need
184Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
183Teen Voice: What is love?
183In the Hills: Explore the state parks
183From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
183No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
182I'm falling for Tumblr?
181Be kind through communications
181The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
180Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
180Greetings from the State Capitol
180Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
180Our view: United we can build
179In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
179
178Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
178Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
178At the Monument: Where are the animals?
178
178At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
178A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
177Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
176What’s really going on with our water?
176Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
175College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
175At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
175Support letters requested for airport
174In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
170Unprovoked dangers
169From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
169Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
168Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
167At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
167Jane’s Secret, XCIII: Hazel’s story
166Religious freedom must be protected
166A Stray Moment: Leonard Nimoy - Live long and prosper
165Totally Random: Where does it go?
165Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
163News from Lincoln: TIF program gets abused
162
162No-Till Notes: Power of Legumes, Part 4
160To The Editor
157Young leaders in Nebraska agriculture
155Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
153Our View: A failure to communicate
152Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
151Protecting Our Local Communities
150
149Nebraska’s Heroes
148Jane’s Secret, XCIV: Hazel’s story, part II
146Our View: The elephant in the room
146From the Capitol: Investing in infrastructure
145
144Letter to the Editor
144No-Till Notes: The power of legumes, part 3
143Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
142Letter to the Editor - Injection well public hearing restricts participation
140Jane’s Secret LV A mystery
135Letter to the Editor
132All Points West: The better qualities of leadership
130Letter to the Editor
130Packing bill is a bad idea
124Teen Voice: Ready for the world? Get real
123The Year Ahead
120Hog bill vote was disappointing
117Spurring Innovation
108It’s Fall in Nebraska
107Jane’s Secret, XCVI: Threads
96News From Lincoln: Session gets underway
95No-Till Notes: Water conservation
93Curiosity Corner: Exploring the Oregon Trail, backwards
90Walkable, bikeable communities
82Defending life is essential to defending freedom
78Stand Up for Life
64Jane’s Secret, XCVII: The vision
47Jane’s Secret, XCVIII: Clem’s onus
Most Read News Stories of 2012
1966Teen Voice: Social media preys on short attention spans
877Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
759Across the Fence: Roosevelt’s campaign tour of the west
757Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
735Creativity dampened by standardized testing
734Across The Fence: C.B. Irwin: Wyoming’s “Giant Cowboy”
701Capitol View: A new twist just might get health insurance for the working poor
658Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
646Capitol View: They’re back, and look what they brought with them
633Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
621Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
620Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
607Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
606Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
604Bulldog Time: Teachers need to adjust their Habitudes
590No-till Notes” Conservation Agriculture, part 2
563Reversing the President’s failed agenda
548Protecting the Constitutional right to bear arms
545A Stray Moment: Review: ‘The Book Thief’ steals the fiction stage
539Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
538Right up Your Allie: A new day, a new me
537A Stray Moment: My brother, a canoe, and Big Lake Alice
536What's the deal with organic milk?
536Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
533Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
527A Stray Moment: Reflections on Oregon Trail Days
525A Stray Moment: Without a net
523Across the Fence: Re-writing Wyoming’s history
513Anno Domini: Curtain Call: A Song for a Friend
509Across The Fence: Three Queens, Women in Rodeo.
507Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
506Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
501Completely Different: It's all in the family
500Across The Fence: Relay race to Roseburg
499Across The Fence: Flossie, love child of the eighties.
498The Good Life: Eclipse, a metaphor for life
491Teen Voice: Looking to be teacher’s pet?
489No-Till Notes: Two-Thirds
480Infamy - by Richard Reeves
479Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
479Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
479Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
479Our view: Getting the Gering plaza right
477A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
473A Stray Moment: Summer dreaming about the ’70s
471Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
468The Good Life: All that remains is love
464Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
461Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
461Across The Fence: Salt Creek Massacre, May 18, 1871
461At the Monument: Geology and its impacts
459All Points West: Getting to the truth of the matter
459All Points West: Taking action against child abuse
459Compassion, respect don’t cost a thing
457At the Library: An Irish Country...The Novels of Patrick Taylor
454Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
451Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
447A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
443Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
440Teen Voice: Too many activities leads to negative effects
437A Stray Moment: Library at Legion Park worth exploring
436Teen Voice: What I’ve learned
436No-till Notes: Early registration discounts
435Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
434No-Till Notes: Reminiscing
433All Points West: Never far from the trail
432Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
431Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
431Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
429Completely Different : Could you come down off your soap box please?
428Jane’s Secret, LXXX: Revealed at last
427All Points West: The only stupid question
426No-Till Notes: Field Days, thank you
425Across The Fence: “Medicine Bill”
423State Senators visit western Nebraska
421Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
421Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
421Anno Domini: It’s a Grand Old Flag
421No-till Notes: CSC Classroom
420Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
420Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
420Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
414Our View: Lowering teen wage makes Nebraska small
410Capitol View: Lawmakers convene 2016 session
406Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
406Wind Farms Expand, But Can They Survive Political Wrangling?
406The Pros: Doctors, Lawyers and...Teachers?
402Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
401All Points West: One of the dog days of summer
400All Points West: A community on the move
399 Giving thanks for family, faith and friends
397Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
397Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
397Our View: Law enforcement deserves respect
395Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
394Across the Fence: The hand dug well
393Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
392No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
392Across The Fence: Charley Nebo, cowboy; just passin’ through
390Across The Fence: Van Tassell
389Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
388A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
388Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
388Observations Only: Gone away
387Across The Fence: The Solomon River Stampede
386Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
386Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
386Jane’s secret LXI: Molly’s premonition
386Anno Domini: Giving thanks for what matters
385Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
385The Good Life: Reflecting on the first six years of the Gering Citizen
383Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
383Across the Fence: A gathering of warriors at Arikaree Fork
382Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
382Across The Fence: The Christmas Truce of 1914
382Jane’s Secret, LXVIII: An old wrong revealed
381Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
381Jane’s Secret LXIV: The rescue
379Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
379Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
379Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part II of III)
378 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
377Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
377No Till Notes: Residue levels
375Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
374Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
373Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
373A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
373Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
373Power of legumes
372Senior View: People get old, but hugs don’t
371The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
371Jane’s Secret LX: Stephen’s onus
370Anno Domini: Charlie Brown’s Christmas Miracle
369A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
369Across The Fence: A day For thanks
369Teen Voice: He’s my dad
368From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
368A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
368No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
368Jane’s Secret LXV Quicksand
367Across The Fence: From Wounded Knee to the Land of Oz
366Observations Only: A new direction
366A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
366Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
366Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
366Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
365Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
365Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
365Our view: Let’s get the downtown we deserve
365 The Blight Way – Bo Tully #1 - by Patrick F. McManus
363Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
362Religious freedom or freedom to discriminate?
362Across the Fence: An Old Barn and new memories
362Capitol View: Where’s the peace and joy in border closings and gun-free zones?
359Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
359A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
358Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
358Addressing Washington’s spending addiction
356Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
356Building Bridges: Regionalism should be focus of our core-idor
356Across The Fence: Phileas Fogg gets bested by a girl
356No Till Notes: Saying uncle
355Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
355Observations Only: Indifferent love
355Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
354SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
354No-Till Notes: Observations, part 2
353It's no surprise
353Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
353No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
352Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
352Across The Fence: Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain (Part I)
352News from Lincoln: Filibuster kills gun rights bill
351Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
351Jane’s Secret, XCV: Hazel’s decision
350Teen Voice: Being a girl
350Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
349Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
349A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
349Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
348Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
347Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
347Capitol View: Credit Where Credit Is Due
346Totally Random: My journey, life after living
346Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
345Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
345Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
344Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
344Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
344At the Library: Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling
343Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
343Across The Fence: Old Julesburg and new
342No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
342A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
340Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
339A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
339A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
337All Points West: Coming home, a veteran’s perspective on what it means
336Tourism can bolster economy
335Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
335Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
334Jack’s Insights: We could all benefit from more ‘think’ time
333Lyman Review: Devil calf
332Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
332Achieving your dreams takes work
332A Stray Moment: Precious time is time shared
331A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
331The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
331Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
330Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
330The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
330Across the Fence: Surrender, April 9, 1865
330Across The Fence: Antoine Barada, larger than life
329Teen Voice: To the future
329Jane’s Secret, LXVII For heaven’s sake
328Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
327Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
327Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
327Jane’s Secret LIX: Gertrude’s vow
327Jane’s Secret LXIII: Gertrude’s choice
327Across The Fence: The Butterfield Overland Mail
326Teeing Off: Around the Green
326Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
325A Stray Moment: God Knows
325No-Till Notes: Irrigation rotation
325Across The Fence: The Zeek Homestead
324Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
324Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
324Anno Domini: On this remembering day
323Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
323Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
323Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
323Observations Only: Willfulness
323A Stray Moment: O Holy Night
323Keeping our commitment to Nebraska veterans
322From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
322Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
322Anno Domini: We gather together
322Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
321A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
321Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
321Building Bridges: Shovels and skills are as valuable as degrees
320Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
320 Across The Fence: County Fair
319Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
319Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
319Jane’s Secret, LXVI: The note
318The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
318Observations Only: A matter of matter
318Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
318Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
318Observations Only: Final moment
318A Stray Moment: Thanksgiving myths and traditions
318Anno Domini: A time when manners were more important
317From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
317Observations Only: A gift of serenity
317Observations Only: A good daughter
317Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
317Across the Fence: Amanda
317Across The Fence: Captain Silas S. Soule; The face of moral courage
317Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part I)
317Across the Fence: Buffalo Baron, Charles Rath
317To protect Americans, stop underestimating ISIS
316Teen Voice: The need to get away
316Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
316Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
316Curiosity Corner: An Uncommon Christmas Story
316No-Till Notes: Observations
315Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
315Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
315From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
315Across The Fence: The Long Hard Pull
314Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
314Teen Voice: The gift of caring
313Time keeps flowing like a river
313Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
313Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
313Teen Voice: Silence
313Across The Fence: Victory at Valverde and on to Glorieta
313Capitol View: Say goodbye to ConAgra, but don’t lament departure
312Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
312Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
312Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
312Review: ‘Half Bad’ by author Sally Green
311Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
311Building Bridges: Love your enemies
311Across The Fence: Massacre Canyon
310Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
310Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
310 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
309Observations Only: A sad week
309Across The Fence: Over The Edge; Niagara’s Argonauts
308Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
308The Good Life: The two different types of business people
308Observations Only: The awful truth
308The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
308Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
307It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
307Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
307Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
307Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
307All Points West: Looking for holiday inspiration?
307Across The Fence: Fort Sanders: A Forgotten fort on the U. P. line
307Property tax relief still in the works
306Completely Different: Tales from the mat
306Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
306Totally Random: Life’s ripples
306Observations Only: Hog wash
306Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
306Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
306Across The Fence: From the Golden Gate to the Big Apple
305Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
305Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
305Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
305Teen Voice: Character exceeds good grades
304A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
304Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
304Observations Only: Saint Marge
304Observations Only: One more time
304Enjoy the festivities
303A real leaning tree Christmas
303Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
302A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
302Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
301Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
301Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
301History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
301Across The Fence: Road Trip and Discoveries
301No-Till Notes: It’s more than no tillage
301Star Gazing: Earth Day call to action: we must do more
300Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
300The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
300A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
300Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
300The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
300Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
299Observations Only: Good and evil
299Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
299Across the Fence: FDR’s New Deal and the CCC
298Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
298Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
298Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
298Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
298Star Gazing: My father’s daughter
297Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
297Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
297A new era for the Nebraska National Guard
296Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
296Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
296Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
296No-Till Notes: No-Till Conference
295Elizabeth's top ten movie list of 2011
295Observations only : Sisters of the world
295Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
295Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
295Observations Only: The vision
295The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
295Totally Random: October, the pink month
295Building Bridges – Teens in the Driver Seat is a program for LIFE
295Jane’s Secret: The Telling
294A Small World: Time traveling
294From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
294Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
294A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
294Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
294A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
294Observations Only: A matter of paradox
293Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
293Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
293No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
292Observations Only: Temptation
292The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
291Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
291Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
291Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
291Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
291A Stray Moment: To honor them all their days
291A Stray Moment: Those we lost in 2014
291No Till Notes: It’s All About the Carbon
291No-Till Notes: Potential
291Nebraska’s roads still a challenge
290The zombie apocalypse and you
290Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
290Across The Fence: No way to treat a lady
289Observations Only: Critical thinking
289Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
289Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
289The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
289Observations Only: The last toothpick
288Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
288Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
288Teen Voice: My rebellion
288Stop texting your wish-list to Santa
287Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
287Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
287Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
287Across The Fence: To Honor a Flag
286Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
286Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
286Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
286Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
286Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
286Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
286Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
286No Till Notes: Final Stop
286Across The Fence: “…a date that will live in infamy.”
286Star Gazing: Arts programming, something to be considered
285Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
285Observations Only: The need to understand
285Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
284Observations Only: The shadow of error
284Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
284Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
284Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
284Jane’s secret LVIII: Mr. Valentine
283Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
283Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
283Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
283Observations Only: Beginnings
283Observations Only: A fine line
283Observations Only: Off to the races
283Why you should visit the zoo in February
282A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
281Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
281Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
281Observations Only: Divine spirit
281Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
281Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
281No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
281Drowning in Regulation
280Across the Fence: Building Barns
280Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
280Observations Only: Sister lost
280Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
280A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
279Observations Only: Just around the corner
279Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
279Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
279Welcome home
279Capitol View: Lawmakers want to consider old friend, school foundation aid
278Observations Only : The orphanage
278Observations Only: Waiting time
278No Till Notes: Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference
277Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
277Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
277Observations Only: A day in August
277The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
277A Stray Moment: Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo
277Across The Fence: The Youngest Discoverer
277Back to Where it All Began
276Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
276Teen Voice: The more the merrier
276Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
276Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
276The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
276Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
276Teen Voice: Remember what you have
276Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
276No-Till Notes: Looking Back
275Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
275Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
275The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
275Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
275Our View: City needs to hit green with eatery
275Why parents are important
275A book review: Once Shadows Fall, by Robert Daniels
274The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
274Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
274Observations Only: Divine prompts
274Teen Voice: Stress test
274Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
274The Christmas Story
273The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
273Observations Only: The joy of money
273Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
273Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
273Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
273Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
273Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
273Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
273‘Is there something I can do?’
272Completely Different: Your local government and you
272Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
272The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
272Across the Fence: On The road
272Our View: Community responsible for kids
272Jane’s Secret column on hiatus
272Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight a Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part I)
272Capitol View: Ricketts, some lawmakers want to put a lid on it, again
271A Small World: Special guest
271Observations Only: Reality check
271Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
271Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
271Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
271Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
271Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
271Curiosity Corner: A Story of News
271No-Till Notes: PNTP Field Days
270A last look at the Nebraska Zone
270Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
270Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
270The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
270A Small World: Savoring county fair days
270A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
270Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
270Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
270Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
270A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
270Guest Opinion: Nebraska losing big-time
270No-Till Notes: Field Pea disease
269Across the Fence: The Soldier’s Free Homestead Colony of Gibbon
269Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
269Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
269Observations Only: Curious things, part II
269Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
268Observations Only : White water
268Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
268Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
268At the Monument: Find Your Park
267Observations Only: Extreme measures
267Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
267Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
267Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
267Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
267‘The Life We Bury’ by By Allen Eskens A book review
267Across The Fence: The Eighth Wonder of the World
267No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health
266A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
266Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
266No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
266A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
266No-Till Notes: Drilling Edible Beans, part 2
266A warm feeling on a big winter day
265We need a few good people
265Completely Different: The Quest
265From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
265Across The Fence: Last Christmas
265A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
265Teen Voice: Out with homework
264Being a Nebraskan – border to border
264Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
264Observations Only: Journey's end
264Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
264Teeing Off: Persistence
264Lyman Review: A Tunnel of Birds
263Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
263Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
263Teeing Off: Mind Gym
263A Highway Bill for Nebraska
262Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
262A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
262Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
262Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
262Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
262All Points West: The mind is a terrible thing to waste
261Across the fence: Something worth remembering
261Trash cans
261Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
261Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
261Totally Random: The Golden Rule
261Teeing Off: The thing about state
261Across The Fence: Battle of the Wabash: St. Clair’s Defeat
261Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)
260Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
260Observations Only: A soul’s journey
260Lyman Review: One mean chicken
260Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
260No Till Notes:
259Our view . . .Sports Complex
259Do You Tube?
259Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
259The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
259No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
259Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
259Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight; A Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part II of II)
259No Till Notes: Potential, part 2
258Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
258Observations Only: Saturday delight
258Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
258Jane’s Secret LVII: A mystery revealed
257Observations Only: What's in a word?
257Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
256Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
256Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
256Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
256Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
256Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
255Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
255Observations Only: The last goodbye
255Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
255A mom’s thoughts on social media
255Jane’s Secret LXII: True colors
254Observations Only - Two ages of man
254Life's curve balls
254Observations Only: The visit
254No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
254Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
253Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
253Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
253Lawmakers taking another shot at Medicaid expansion
252Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
252Observations Only: Expect the best
252Curiosity Corner: A forever Christmas
251From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
251Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
251From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
251No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
250Teen Voice: Serendipity
250Lyman Review: The love goat
250Teen Voice: Self-expression
250Observations Only: The vigil
250Jane’s Secret, XC: Clem’s story
249Observations Only: Blue chip stock
249Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
249Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
249At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
249No-till Notes: Moving forward
249At the Library: Son by Lois Lowry
248Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
248Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
248A Halloween Story: The scary dream
248Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
248Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
248No Till Notes: Moving Forward
246Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
246Across The Fence: The Harmar Campaign
246Jack’s Insights: Basing decisions on facts, not opinion
246From the Hill: LEAP to New Opportunities
245Lyman Review: Let’s get back to the subject of bullying
245Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
245Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
245Observations Only: Uneventful flight
245Teen Voice: Shadow art
245Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
245A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
245No-Till Notes: The value of water
244A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
244Totally Random: Happy Halloween
244No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
244Jane’s Secret LIII: The bargain
244At the Monument: Domestic Animals on the Oregon Trail
244A new chapter for the U.S. House
243Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
243Permission to remember
243Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
243Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
242Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
242The ghost of Ayn Rand
242Observations Only: Surprises
242Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
242Observations Only: Going home
242Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
242Teen Voice: The rivalry
242Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
242Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
242No-Till Notes: Dakota Lakes Dry Land Rotations
242Veterans Day
242No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health II
242Simply October
242Keeping Nebraska Safe
241Observations Only : Mission accomplished
241Age of reason
241Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
241Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
241Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
241Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
241In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
241All Points West: Huskers win hearts and minds at Holiday Bowl
241Practicing Fiscal Restraint
240Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
240Teen Voice: Equality
240Across The Fence: …and a Happy New Year.
240Jane's Secret LVI: A mystery part II
239A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
239The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
239Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
239Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
239Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
238The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
238Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
238Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
238Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
238Teen Voice: Cyber War
238No-till Notes: Stripper head
237Seeing the works of the master
237Home of the Brave
237The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
237Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
237Lyman Review: Dog fun
237Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
237Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
237Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
236SELL-OUT!
236Observations Only: Painting a picture
236Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
236No-Till Notes: The Power of Legumes, part II
235Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
235From the Hill: More Work Ahead
235Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
235No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
235Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
235Transgender issues need to be addressed
235Capitol View: Corrections director knows challenge, forges ahead
234A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
234Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
234Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
234The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
234No-til Notes: Changing plans
234At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
234Building Bridges: On tourism and trash
233A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
233From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
233At the Monument: Living History
232Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
232A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
232At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
231A Stray Moment: The last time
231Completely Different - The magic of spring
231New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
231No-Till Notes: Back in the field
231NRD Update: National Groundwater Awareness Week
231We shall not give into fear
231Capitol View: How Nebraska rates is a good tool
230Teen Voice: Body image
230Rural America and immigration reform
230Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
230To whom are we thankful?
230Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina At the Library
230Curiosity Corner: Amazing Grace
229Our View: Bravo OTD committee
229Observations Only: The meeting
229Observations Only: Curious things
228Economic development update
228Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
228Totally Random: Trusting the fates
228Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
227Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
227From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
227Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
227Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
227Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
227Nebraska needs tax reform
226Building Bridges: The ‘School of Hard Knocks’ teaches life
225Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
225Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
225Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
225Lyman Review: Winter's dog
225In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
225Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
225Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
225At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
225The hope of Christmas in an uncertain world
225Capitol View: Warning: Election Year Legislative session ahead
224Assad’s endgame
224Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
224Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
224At the Library: March into a good book
224Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
224No-Till Notes: Field peas and age
224Committee reviews property tax proposals
223From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
223Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
223Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
223Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
222Teen Voice: The Other Side
222Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
222Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
222At the Monument: Museum collections
221Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
221From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
221From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
221Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
221In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
221Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
221No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
220Observations Only: North Powder
220
220Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
220Letters to the Editor
220The Good Life: There is good everywhere
219Observations Only: Counting chickens
219From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
219Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
219Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
219Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
219At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
219Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
219Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
219
219Building Bridges: Building a bridge that lasts and endures
218 Taking a big risk
218Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
218Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
218Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
218Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
218For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
218Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
217The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
217Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
217Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
217Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
217At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
217Working for you
216From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
216Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
216Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
216Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
216A national day of Thanksgiving
216Looking ahead to the 2016 Legislative session
215Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
215From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
215Observations Only: Scourge of violence
215The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
215Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
215Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
215Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
215Across The Fence: Edmund Guerrier: Custer’s scout in 1867
215No-Till Notes: Blue Dasher Farm
214Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
214Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
214In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
214News From Lincoln: Legislative big crush begins
214Teen Voice: Dating scene has come a long way
214Capitol View: Pig ownership may be defining moment in urban-rural relations
213From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
213Teen Voice: Inspire me
212Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
212Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
212Observations Only: Together again
212Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
212Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
212Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
211From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
211Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
211Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
211Website Resources
211Prairie Dogs
210Welcome to Gering
210Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
210Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
210At the Monument: Night Sky
210Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
209Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
209Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
209Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
209Letter to the editor
209Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
209Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
209Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
208Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
208Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
208Nature Notes: Love is in the air
208Honoring Our Veterans
207Timing makes perfect
207Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
207Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
207Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
207Lyman Review: Branding Time
207Linked Lives
207I love Thanksgiving
207Jane’s Secret, XCI: Sticks and stones
206Teen Voice: Not just another ride
206Observations Only: Choices
205From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
205Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
205Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
205Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
205Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
205At the Monument: Junior Rangers
205
204Practice safe barbecue basics
204Teen Voice: Footprints
204Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
204Letter to the Editor: A call to defend the U.S. Constitution
204Easter
204Serving You
203Observations Only: Sister odyssey
203Teen Voice: Living within our means
203At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
202Their View: Goal post move unfair
202The State of Nebraska Agriculture
201Across the Fence: The Pony Express
201Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
201Fourth of July meetings
201
201At the Library: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
200Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
200Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
199Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
199Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
199Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
198Guest Voices…
198View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
198Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
198At the Monument: Water, Will There Be Enough?
198Tumbleweeds on the loose
197The Block
197The hills, part 1: Mustangs
197The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
197Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
197Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
197Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
197Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
197In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
197Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
197Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
197Giving Thanks
196Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
196At the Monument: That old (historic) building
196At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
196This year in the Regulation Rewind
195Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
195Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
195Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
195Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
195Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
195PROPERTY TAXES REMAIN THE NUMBER ONE FOCUS, BUT WHERE IS THE FIX?
194Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
194Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
194Creatures of the Night
194Letters to the Editor
194
193Letter to the Editor
193At the Monument: Art in National Parks
192Social time has important benefits
192Teen Voice: Catfished
192View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
191Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
191Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
191Reach out for challenges
190Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
190Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
190Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
190A Stray Moment: ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’
189Observations Only: Giving up
189Teen Voice: Where is the love?
189Support emergency services personnel
189Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
189Budgeting the Nebraska Way
188No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
187View from the block
187Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
187Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
187Synchronicity:What brings me back
186Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
186From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
186Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
185My mini Pen and me
185Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
185Feeding a world in need
184Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
183A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
183Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
183From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
183Observations Only: Spider adventure
183Teen Voice: What is love?
183In the Hills: Explore the state parks
183From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
183No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
182I'm falling for Tumblr?
181Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
181Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
181Be kind through communications
181The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
180Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
180Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
180Greetings from the State Capitol
180Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
180Our view: United we can build
179Teen Voice: March Madness
179In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
179
178Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
178Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
178Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
178At the Monument: Where are the animals?
178
178At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
178A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
177Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
176What’s really going on with our water?
176Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
175Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
175College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
175At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
175Support letters requested for airport
174In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
173Remembering When
172Silence please
172LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
170Unprovoked dangers
169The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
169From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
169Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
168From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
168Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
167From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
167At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
167Jane’s Secret, XCIII: Hazel’s story
166Religious freedom must be protected
166A Stray Moment: Leonard Nimoy - Live long and prosper
165Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
165Totally Random: Where does it go?
165Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
163From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
163Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
163News from Lincoln: TIF program gets abused
162From the Superintendent’s Desk
162
162No-Till Notes: Power of Legumes, Part 4
160Observations Only: No thank you
160To The Editor
159LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
159From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
159Teen Voice: Today’s television
158Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
157Young leaders in Nebraska agriculture
155Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
153Our View: A failure to communicate
152Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
151Protecting Our Local Communities
150From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
150
149Nebraska’s Heroes
148Jane’s Secret, XCIV: Hazel’s story, part II
147Our View: Visionaries wanted
146Our View: The elephant in the room
146From the Capitol: Investing in infrastructure
145
144Letter to the Editor
144No-Till Notes: The power of legumes, part 3
143From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
143Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
143Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
142Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
142Letter to the Editor - Injection well public hearing restricts participation
141Teen Voice: The road of hatred
140Jane’s Secret LV A mystery
137Teen Voice: Happy news
135Letter to the Editor
132All Points West: The better qualities of leadership
130Letter to the Editor
130Packing bill is a bad idea
129Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
124From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
124Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
124Teen Voice: Ready for the world? Get real
123The Year Ahead
122Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
120Hog bill vote was disappointing
117Spurring Innovation
108It’s Fall in Nebraska
107Jane’s Secret, XCVI: Threads
96News From Lincoln: Session gets underway
95No-Till Notes: Water conservation
93Curiosity Corner: Exploring the Oregon Trail, backwards
90Walkable, bikeable communities
82Defending life is essential to defending freedom
80My Thanksgiving prayer
78Stand Up for Life
64Jane’s Secret, XCVII: The vision
47Jane’s Secret, XCVIII: Clem’s onus
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