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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58Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
56Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
56Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
55Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
53Greetings from the State Capitol
52Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
48Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
39Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
34Letter to the Editor
31Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
28Letter to the Editor
25Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
25Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
Most Read News Stories of 2012
601Building Bridges – Teens in the Driver Seat is a program for LIFE
579All Points West: Coming home, a veteran’s perspective on what it means
504The Christmas Story
461Jane’s Secret column on hiatus
439To whom are we thankful?
368Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
343A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
327Across the Fence: Roosevelt’s campaign tour of the west
316At the Monument: Museum collections
307Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
307A Stray Moment: To honor them all their days
306A Stray Moment: Thanksgiving myths and traditions
305Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
296Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
291Building Bridges: Regionalism should be focus of our core-idor
275Support letters requested for airport
270Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
266Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
262No-Till Notes: Drilling Edible Beans, part 2
260Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
259The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
240Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
240Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
240A Stray Moment: Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo
239A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
236At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
235In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
229Letters to the Editor
225Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
225No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
225Curiosity Corner: An Uncommon Christmas Story
224Across The Fence: The Christmas Truce of 1914
219Across The Fence: Over The Edge; Niagara’s Argonauts
213Across The Fence: The Harmar Campaign
210Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
209At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
207No Till Notes:
206Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
203A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
202Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
201Observations Only : White water
200No-Till Notes: Dakota Lakes Dry Land Rotations
199In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
195At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
192Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
191Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
190Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
189Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
189A Stray Moment: O Holy Night
187What's the deal with organic milk?
187Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
186Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
184The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
183Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
183At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
181Across The Fence: “…a date that will live in infamy.”
174
173At the Library: Son by Lois Lowry
170Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
168Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
167Observations Only: A soul’s journey
165Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
164Completely Different: It's all in the family
164College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
161At the Monument: Where are the animals?
161All Points West: Huskers win hearts and minds at Holiday Bowl
160Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
160Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
160Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
160Across The Fence: Captain Silas S. Soule; The face of moral courage
159Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
159All Points West: Looking for holiday inspiration?
158Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
157Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
155No Till Notes: Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference
154Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
154Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
154Lyman Review: A Tunnel of Birds
152Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
152At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
151Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
151No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
145Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
145Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
142Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
142A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
142Creatures of the Night
141A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
140From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
140Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
140
137Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
137Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
136Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
135Totally Random: The Golden Rule
135Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
134Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
133A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
132Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
132
131Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
131Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
130Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
130Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
130Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
129Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
129Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
129Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
129Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
128Across the Fence: The hand dug well
128 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
128Across The Fence: Battle of the Wabash: St. Clair’s Defeat
128At the Monument: Living History
128No Till Notes: Moving Forward
127Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
126Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
126A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
126Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
126Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
125Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
125In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
124Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
124Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
124A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
124Jane’s Secret: The Telling
123Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
123Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
123Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
123Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
122Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
122Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
121Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
121The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
121Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
120Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
120Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
120A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
119Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
119Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
118Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
117Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
117Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
117Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
117Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part I)
116Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
116Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
116No-Till Notes: The value of water
115Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
115Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
115Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
115Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
114Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
114Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
114Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
113Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
113The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
113Across The Fence: …and a Happy New Year.
112Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
112A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
112Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
112Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
112Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
111Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
111Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
111Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
110Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
110Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
110Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
109Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
109Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
109A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
109The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
109No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
109Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
109Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
109No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
109No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
109Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
108Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
108A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
108Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
108Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
107Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
107Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
107Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
107Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
107Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
107History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
107Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
107 Across The Fence: County Fair
107At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
106From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
106A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
106A real leaning tree Christmas
106Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
106Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
105Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
105Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
105Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
105Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
105From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
105The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
105Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
105Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
105Observations Only: Gone away
104Assad’s endgame
104A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
104A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
104A Small World: Special guest
104Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
104Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
104Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
104No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
103Completely Different : Could you come down off your soap box please?
103Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
103Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
103A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
103Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
103Observations Only: Reality check
103Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
103A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
102From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
102A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
102Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
102A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
101Across the Fence: On The road
101Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
101From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
101Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
101Observations Only: The shadow of error
101Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
101Observations Only: Indifferent love
101Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
101The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
101Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
101Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
101Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
101No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
101Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
100Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
100Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
100Observations Only: Temptation
100A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
100Observations Only: A sad week
100No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
100In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
99Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
99Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
99Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
99Across the Fence: Building Barns
99Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
99Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
99Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
99Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
99Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
99Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
98From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
98Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
98The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
98Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
98Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
98Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
98Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
97The ghost of Ayn Rand
97Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
97Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
97A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
97Observations Only: Divine spirit
97A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
97The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
97Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
97Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
97A Halloween Story: The scary dream
97Anno Domini: On this remembering day
97Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
97Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
97Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
97No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
96Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
96Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
96Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
96Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
96Observations Only: The need to understand
96Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
96Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
96Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
96Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
96At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
95A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
95Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
95Teen Voice: The need to get away
95Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
95Lyman Review: Devil calf
95Anno Domini: We gather together
95Building Bridges: Love your enemies
95Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
95Across the Fence: Amanda
95Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
95Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
94Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
94Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
94From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
94Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
94Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
94Observations Only: Critical thinking
94Observations Only: Uneventful flight
94From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
94Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
94Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
94No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
93The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
93Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
93Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
93From the Superintendent’s Desk
93Observations Only: Curious things
93Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
93Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
93Teeing Off: Persistence
93Teen Voice: Silence
93Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
93Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
93Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
93Totally Random: My journey, life after living
93Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
93Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
93No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
93Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
93No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
92Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
92Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
92Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
92Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
92Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
92Observations Only: Beginnings
92Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
92Observations Only: A gift of serenity
92Observations Only: Divine prompts
92Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
92Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
92Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
92Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
91Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
91Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
91Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
91Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
91Lyman Review: One mean chicken
91Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
91No-til Notes: Changing plans
91Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
91
90Across the Fence: The Soldier’s Free Homestead Colony of Gibbon
90Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
90Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
90From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
90Observations Only: Curious things, part II
90Observations Only: Journey's end
90Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
90Observations Only: A matter of matter
90Observations Only: A good daughter
90Teeing Off: Around the Green
90Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
90Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
90At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
90No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
90Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
90Reach out for challenges
89The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
89Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
89Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
89Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
89From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
89Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
89Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
89Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
89Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
89Observations Only: A matter of paradox
89Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
89Observations Only: Saint Marge
89Lyman Review: The love goat
89Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
89Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
89Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
89Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
89Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
89Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
89
88Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
88From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
88Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
88Observations Only: Expect the best
88Teen Voice: Remember what you have
88A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
88Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
88Observations Only: Off to the races
88Teen Voice: My rebellion
88Across The Fence: A day For thanks
88Teen Voice: The gift of caring
87Completely Different: Tales from the mat
87Teen Voice: Today’s television
87Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
87Observations Only: Good and evil
87Observations Only: The vision
87Observations Only: The visit
87Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
87Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
87Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
87Across The Fence: Last Christmas
87Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
87Be kind through communications
87In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
87No Till Notes: Final Stop
86Being a Nebraskan – border to border
86A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
86From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
86Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
86A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
86Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
86Observations Only: Willfulness
86Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
86Observations Only: The awful truth
86A Small World: Savoring county fair days
86Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
86Observations Only: Final moment
86Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
86Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
86SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
86Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
86In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
85Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
85A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
85Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
85Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
85Observations Only: Choices
85Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
85Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
85A Stray Moment: Without a net
85The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
85Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
85Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
85Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
85Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
85Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
84Observations Only: Just around the corner
84From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
84Observations Only: The meeting
84Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
84A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
84Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
84 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
84Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
84Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
84Across The Fence: The Eighth Wonder of the World
84Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part II of III)
83Observations only : Sisters of the world
83Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
83Observations Only: A new direction
83It's no surprise
83Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
83Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
83Observations Only: Scourge of violence
83Observations Only: Going home
83Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
83Across the Fence: The Pony Express
83Teen Voice: Being a girl
83The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
83The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
83Observations Only: Waiting time
83Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
83The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
83Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
83
82Across the fence: Something worth remembering
82Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
82Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
82Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
82Observations Only: Giving up
82Teen Voice: Catfished
82Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
82Teen Voice: Body image
82Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
82Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
82Teen Voice: Stress test
82Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
82Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
82At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
81Lyman Review: Let’s get back to the subject of bullying
81Observations Only : The orphanage
81Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
81Observations Only: Sister odyssey
81Observations Only: Sister lost
81Observations Only: A fine line
81Totally Random: Life’s ripples
81Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
81Teen Voice: Self-expression
81Observations Only: A day in August
81Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
81Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
81Fourth of July meetings
81Prairie Dogs
81At the Monument: Night Sky
80Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
80Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
80The Block
80A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
80Observations Only: Blue chip stock
80Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
80A Stray Moment: God Knows
80Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
80Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
80Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
80Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
80Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
80No-Till Notes: Looking Back
80In the Hills: Explore the state parks
80New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
80At the Monument: Junior Rangers
80
79Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
79Observations Only: The joy of money
79Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
79From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
79A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
79Teen Voice: Serendipity
79The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
79Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
79Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
79Teeing Off: The thing about state
79Teen Voice: The rivalry
79Observations Only: The vigil
79No-till Notes: Moving forward
79View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
79Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
79
79Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)
78A last look at the Nebraska Zone
78A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
78A Stray Moment: The last time
78Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
78Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
78Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
78A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
78From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
78Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
78The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
78Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
78
78Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
78Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
78Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
78Linked Lives
78Letter to the editor
77It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
77Age of reason
77Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
77Observations Only: Extreme measures
77The hills, part 1: Mustangs
77The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
77Teen Voice: Shadow art
77Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
77The Good Life: The two different types of business people
77Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
77Observations Only: The last goodbye
77Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
77Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
77At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
76Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
76Time keeps flowing like a river
76A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
76Observations Only: Painting a picture
76Observations Only: North Powder
76Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
76Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
76Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
76Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
76Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
76A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
76Observations Only: One more time
76Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
76Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
75Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
75The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
75Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
75Trash cans
75Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
75Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
75From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
75Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
75Our View: The elephant in the room
75Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
75The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
75Totally Random: October, the pink month
75Observations Only: Hog wash
75Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
75Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
75Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
74A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
74Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
74Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
74Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
74Teeing Off: Mind Gym
74Totally Random: Happy Halloween
74Observations Only: The last toothpick
74Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
74At the Monument: Art in National Parks
74What’s really going on with our water?
74For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
74Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
74Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
73Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
73Observations Only: Saturday delight
73Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
73Silence please
73Observations Only: Surprises
73Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
73From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
73Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
73From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
73Teen Voice: Living within our means
73Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
73Completely Different - The magic of spring
73Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
73Teen Voice: The Other Side
73Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
73Lyman Review: Dog fun
72A Small World: Time traveling
72Observations Only : Mission accomplished
72Observations Only - Two ages of man
72Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
72Observations Only: No thank you
72Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
72Lyman Review: Winter's dog
72Teen Voice: Where is the love?
72In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
72Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
72Lyman Review: Branding Time
72No-Till Notes: Back in the field
72Website Resources
71 Taking a big risk
71Teen Voice: The more the merrier
71From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
71Observations Only: Spider adventure
71Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
71Observations Only: Together again
71Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
71Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
71Totally Random: Trusting the fates
71Teen Voice: Footprints
71View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
71Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
70From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
70Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
70Teen Voice: Not just another ride
70Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
70From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
70Teen Voice: Equality
70I'm falling for Tumblr?
70Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
70Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
70Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
70Guest Voices…
70Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
70Our View: Community responsible for kids
70Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
70Teen Voice: To the future
70Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
70Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
70Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
69Do You Tube?
69Observations Only: What's in a word?
69The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
69The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
69From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
69Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
69Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
69Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
69No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
69Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
69Teen Voice: Cyber War
69At the Monument: That old (historic) building
69Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
69Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
69Religious freedom must be protected
69Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
69Their View: Goal post move unfair
69Synchronicity:What brings me back
68Elizabeth's top ten movie list of 2011
68Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
68Completely Different: Your local government and you
68The zombie apocalypse and you
68Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
68The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
68From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
68Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
68Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
68Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
68Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
68Letters to the Editor
68Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
67Life's curve balls
67From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
67Teen Voice: The road of hatred
67Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
67Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
67Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
67Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
67Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
66My mini Pen and me
66Observations Only: Counting chickens
66Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
66Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
66The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
66Nature Notes: Love is in the air
66Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
66Support emergency services personnel
66No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
65Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
65View from the block
65SELL-OUT!
65Economic development update
65Home of the Brave
65Remembering When
65Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
65From the Hill: More Work Ahead
65At the Library: March into a good book
65Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
64Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
64Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
64Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
64Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
64Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
64Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
64The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
64Teen Voice: Happy news
64Totally Random: Where does it go?
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63Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
63The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
63Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
63The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
63Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
63Why you should visit the zoo in February
63Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
63At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
63Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
62Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
62Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
62Completely Different: The Quest
62From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
62Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
62LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
62Teen Voice: What is love?
62Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
62Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
62Teen Voice: Inspire me
61Welcome to Gering
61Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
61Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
61Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
61Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
60Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
60Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
60Letter to the Editor
60Timing makes perfect
60Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
60Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
60Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
60Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
59Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
59Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
59Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
59From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
59LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
59Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
59Rural America and immigration reform
59From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
58We need a few good people
58Teen Voice: March Madness
58Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
58Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
58From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
58Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
58Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
58Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
57Practice safe barbecue basics
57From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
56Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
56Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
56Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
56Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
55Our view . . .Sports Complex
55Seeing the works of the master
55Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
55Permission to remember
55My Thanksgiving prayer
55Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
54Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
54Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
54Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
53Social time has important benefits
53From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
53Greetings from the State Capitol
52Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
52Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
49Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
48Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
48Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
44Our View: Visionaries wanted
43Our View: Bravo OTD committee
39Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
34Letter to the Editor
31Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
28Letter to the Editor
25Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
25Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
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