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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103Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
103At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
103Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
102Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
102From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
102Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
102Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
101Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
101Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
101Totally Random: Where does it go?
101Letters to the Editor
100Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
100Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
100Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
99Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
99Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
98Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
97Rural America and immigration reform
97Teen Voice: What is love?
97Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
97Greetings from the State Capitol
97Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
96Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
95Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
95From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
92Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
89Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
81Letter to the Editor
80Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
75To The Editor
44Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
44Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
Most Read News Stories of 2012
691Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
678Building Bridges – Teens in the Driver Seat is a program for LIFE
642All Points West: Coming home, a veteran’s perspective on what it means
550The Christmas Story
508Jane’s Secret column on hiatus
496To whom are we thankful?
439Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
435Across the Fence: Roosevelt’s campaign tour of the west
420A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
406A Stray Moment: Thanksgiving myths and traditions
379At the Monument: Museum collections
378Building Bridges: Regionalism should be focus of our core-idor
376A Stray Moment: To honor them all their days
376Curiosity Corner: An Uncommon Christmas Story
375Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
373Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
356The Good Life: There is good everywhere
351Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
348No-Till Notes: No-Till Conference
345Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
343Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
340No-Till Notes: Drilling Edible Beans, part 2
326Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
322Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
316Support letters requested for airport
315A Stray Moment: Those we lost in 2014
312A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
312Across The Fence: The Christmas Truce of 1914
308The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
306A Stray Moment: Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo
300Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
295Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
292Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
291Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
289Across The Fence: Over The Edge; Niagara’s Argonauts
286The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
281No-Till Notes: Dakota Lakes Dry Land Rotations
279No Till Notes: Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference
277Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
277Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
277At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
276A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
276Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
274No Till Notes:
270In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
269Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
268A Stray Moment: O Holy Night
267Observations Only: A soul’s journey
267At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
266No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
265What's the deal with organic milk?
264Observations Only : White water
264Letters to the Editor
262Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
261Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
261Across The Fence: The Harmar Campaign
260Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
260Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
259Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
259Across The Fence: “…a date that will live in infamy.”
254Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
252Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
251Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
246At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
246Across The Fence: Captain Silas S. Soule; The face of moral courage
245Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
243Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
243Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
242In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
238Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
236Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
233Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
231Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
231
228Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
226At the Monument: Where are the animals?
226Jane’s Secret: The Telling
225All Points West: Looking for holiday inspiration?
223Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
223Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
223A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
222Teen Voice: Serendipity
221A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
219At the Library: Son by Lois Lowry
218No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
217Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
217At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
216Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
214Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
214Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
213Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
212Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
212Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
211Across the Fence: The hand dug well
211Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
210Completely Different: It's all in the family
210Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
209A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
208From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
208Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
208Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
208Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
208Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
208Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
207Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
207Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
207At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
207Lyman Review: A Tunnel of Birds
206A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
203Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
203A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
202All Points West: Huskers win hearts and minds at Holiday Bowl
201Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
201Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
201Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
200Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
200Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
199Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
199Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
198Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
198Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
198College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
196Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
196No Till Notes: Moving Forward
195Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
195The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
195Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
195Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
195At the Monument: Living History
194Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
194Creatures of the Night
193Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
193Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
193Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
193Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
193Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
192Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
192Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
192Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
188Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
188Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
188Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
187Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
187Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
187Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
187Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
186Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
186No-Till Notes: The value of water
185Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
185Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
185History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
185No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
184Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
184Across The Fence: Battle of the Wabash: St. Clair’s Defeat
183A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
183The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
183No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
183Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
183Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
181Totally Random: The Golden Rule
181A real leaning tree Christmas
181Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
181Across The Fence: Flossie, love child of the eighties.
180A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
180A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
180Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
180Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
180Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
179Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
179A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
179Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
179Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
179Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
179 Across The Fence: County Fair
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179
179Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part I)
178A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
178 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
178Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
178No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
177A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
177Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
177Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
177Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
176Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
176No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
176A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
176Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
175Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
175Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
174Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
174Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)
173Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
173Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
173Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
173Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
173Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
173Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
173A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
173Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
172Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
172Observations Only: Reality check
172Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
171Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
171A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
171Observations Only: Temptation
171Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
171Observations Only: Indifferent love
171Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
171Building Bridges: Love your enemies
171Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
170Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
170Observations Only: The shadow of error
170Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
170Across The Fence: …and a Happy New Year.
169A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
169Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
169Observations Only: Divine prompts
169Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
169Observations Only: A sad week
169Observations Only: Gone away
169Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
169Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
168Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
168A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
168No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
168Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
168No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
168Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
167Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
167Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
167Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
167Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
166Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
166Observations Only: Curious things
166Observations Only: Curious things, part II
166Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
166Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
166Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
166Anno Domini: We gather together
166Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
166Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
166Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
166Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
165Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
165A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
165Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
165Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
164Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
164Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
164Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
164The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
164Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
164Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
164Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
164Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
164Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
163Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
163Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
162Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
162A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
162Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
162Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
162Observations Only: The need to understand
162Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
162Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
162Across the Fence: Amanda
162No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
161Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
161Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
161Observations Only: Beginnings
161From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
161Observations Only: A matter of matter
161Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
161Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
161Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
161Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
161No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
160Observations Only: Divine spirit
160The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
160A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
160Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
160Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
160No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
159Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
159Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
159Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
159Observations Only: Off to the races
159Anno Domini: On this remembering day
159Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
159Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
159Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
159No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
159Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
159Building Bridges: Shovels and skills are as valuable as degrees
158Observations Only: A gift of serenity
158A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
158The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
158Observations Only: Saint Marge
158Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
158Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
158Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
158Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
158In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
158No-til Notes: Changing plans
158Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
157Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
157Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
157Observations Only: The vision
157Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
157Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
157No Till Notes: Final Stop
157Across The Fence: No way to treat a lady
156A Stray Moment: Without a net
156Across The Fence: A day For thanks
156Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
156Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
155Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
155Observations Only: Critical thinking
155From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
155Observations Only: Going home
155Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
155Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
155Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
155Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
155Observations Only: A matter of paradox
155Observations Only: A good daughter
155Observations Only: The awful truth
155Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
155Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
154Observations Only: Uneventful flight
154Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
154Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
154Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
154Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
154Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
154No-Till Notes: Looking Back
153Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
153Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
153Observations Only: Good and evil
153Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
153 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
153Across The Fence: Last Christmas
153No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
153Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
153Across The Fence: The Eighth Wonder of the World
152Across the Fence: Building Barns
152Observations Only: Journey's end
152A Stray Moment: God Knows
152Observations Only: Willfulness
152Observations Only: Choices
152The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
151Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
151A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
151Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
151Observations Only: Expect the best
151A Halloween Story: The scary dream
151Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
151Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
150Across the Fence: On The road
150Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
150Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
150From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
150Observations Only: Final moment
150Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
150Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
150Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part II of III)
150At the Monument: Domestic Animals on the Oregon Trail
149Observations Only: Waiting time
149At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
149Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
149At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
148Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
148Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
148Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
148Observations Only: The visit
148Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
148Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
147Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
147Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
147Assad’s endgame
147Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
147Observations Only: Hog wash
146Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
146Observations Only: A fine line
146Observations Only: A day in August
146Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
146Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
146In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
146At the Monument: Night Sky
145No-till Notes: Moving forward
144Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
144Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
144SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
143Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
143Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
143A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
142The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
142From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
142Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
142The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
142Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
142Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
142Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
141A Small World: Special guest
141Observations Only: The vigil
141No-Till Notes: Back in the field
140Teen Voice: My rebellion
140Totally Random: My journey, life after living
140
139Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
139Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
139Observations Only: Sister lost
139The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
139Teen Voice: The need to get away
139The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
138Lyman Review: Let’s get back to the subject of bullying
138The ghost of Ayn Rand
138From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
138Lyman Review: Devil calf
138Observations Only: One more time
137Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
137Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
137Teeing Off: Around the Green
137No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
137Letter to the Editor
137Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
137No Till Notes: It’s All About the Carbon
136Observations only : Sisters of the world
136From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
136The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
136Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
136Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
136Observations Only: The last goodbye
135Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
135Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
135Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
135Lyman Review: The love goat
135Observations Only: The last toothpick
135At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
134Across the Fence: The Soldier’s Free Homestead Colony of Gibbon
134Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
134Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
134Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
134Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
134The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
134The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
134Teen Voice: Silence
134Lyman Review: One mean chicken
134No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
134At the Monument: Junior Rangers
133Observations Only : The orphanage
133Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
133The Good Life: The two different types of business people
133Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
132Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
132At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
132Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
131Completely Different : Could you come down off your soap box please?
131Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
131Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
131Observations Only: Scourge of violence
131Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
131The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
131The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
131In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
131Prairie Dogs
130Observations Only: Just around the corner
130A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
130A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
130Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
130Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
130Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
129Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
129Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
129Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
129Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
129Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
129Teeing Off: Persistence
129A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
129Teen Voice: The gift of caring
129
128Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
128The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
128Teen Voice: Stress test
128Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
128Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
128At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
128Our View: A failure to communicate
127Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
127Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
127Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
127Teen Voice: Being a girl
127At the Monument: Art in National Parks
127Lyman Review: Branding Time
127Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
126Observations Only: A new direction
126Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
126Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
126Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
126Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
126Be kind through communications
125A last look at the Nebraska Zone
125 Taking a big risk
125A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
125Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
125Teen Voice: Catfished
125Reach out for challenges
125Letter to the Editor: A call to defend the U.S. Constitution
124Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
124Across the fence: Something worth remembering
124The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
124A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
124Observations Only: Blue chip stock
124Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
124Fourth of July meetings
123A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
123Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
123A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
123Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
123The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
123Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
123Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
123Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
123
123Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
122Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
122Observations Only: Giving up
122A Stray Moment: The last time
122Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
122From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
122Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
122Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
122Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
121A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
121Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
121Teen Voice: Remember what you have
121Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
121Teen Voice: Self-expression
121At the Monument: That old (historic) building
120Age of reason
120Observations Only: Extreme measures
120From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
120Observations Only: Together again
120Observations Only: Sister odyssey
120Across the Fence: The Pony Express
120Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
120Completely Different - The magic of spring
120Teen Voice: Body image
120Totally Random: Life’s ripples
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120Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
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120Jane’s Secret LIII: The bargain
119Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
119Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
119Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
119Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
119Teen Voice: The rivalry
119Totally Random: October, the pink month
119Lyman Review: Winter's dog
118Time keeps flowing like a river
118Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
118Observations Only: Painting a picture
118Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
118A Small World: Savoring county fair days
118New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
118Linked Lives
118Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
117Observations Only: Spider adventure
117From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
117Observations Only: The meeting
117Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
117Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
117Lyman Review: Dog fun
117View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
117Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
117In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
116Observations Only: The joy of money
116It's no surprise
116Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
116Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
116Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
116Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
116Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
116Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
116In the Hills: Explore the state parks
116What’s really going on with our water?
116Letter to the editor
115From the Superintendent’s Desk
115Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
115Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
115Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
115Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
115Totally Random: Happy Halloween
115Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
114Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
114Observations Only: North Powder
114From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
114From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
114Teen Voice: Living within our means
114Teen Voice: The Other Side
114Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
114Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
114Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
114Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
113Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
113Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
113From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
113Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
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113Totally Random: Trusting the fates
113Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
113Website Resources
112Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
112Being a Nebraskan – border to border
112Observations Only - Two ages of man
112Trash cans
112Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
112Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
112Teeing Off: The thing about state
112A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
112Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
112View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
112Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
112For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
112Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
111Silence please
111The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
111Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
111Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
111Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
111Teen Voice: Shadow art
111Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
111Our View: Community responsible for kids
111Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
111Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
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111Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
111Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
110Completely Different: Tales from the mat
110Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
110Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
110Teen Voice: Equality
110From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
110Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
110Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
110Teen Voice: Cyber War
110In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
110Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
109Life's curve balls
109Observations Only: Surprises
109I'm falling for Tumblr?
109Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
109Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
109Teen Voice: To the future
109Teen Voice: Where is the love?
109Nature Notes: Love is in the air
109Teen Voice: Footprints
109Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
109Synchronicity:What brings me back
109Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina At the Library
109No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health
108Observations Only: Saturday delight
108Teen Voice: Today’s television
108Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
108Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
108Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
108Support emergency services personnel
107Observations Only: What's in a word?
107Observations Only: No thank you
107Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
107From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
107Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
107Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
106Observations Only : Mission accomplished
106Observations Only: Counting chickens
106From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
106Our View: The elephant in the room
106From the Hill: More Work Ahead
106Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
106Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
106Why you should visit the zoo in February
106At the Library: March into a good book
106Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
106Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
106Their View: Goal post move unfair
105The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
105Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
105Teen Voice: Inspire me
105Religious freedom must be protected
105Across The Fence: The Youngest Discoverer
104Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
104Teeing Off: Mind Gym
104Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
104Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
103Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
103Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
103Guest Voices…
103Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
103Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
103At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
103Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
102From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
102From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
102Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
102From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
102Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
102Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
101The Block
101Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
101Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
101Totally Random: Where does it go?
101Letters to the Editor
100Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
100The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
100Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
100Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
100Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
99Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
99Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
98The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
98Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
97The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
97Rural America and immigration reform
97Teen Voice: What is love?
97Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
97Greetings from the State Capitol
97Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
96It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
96The hills, part 1: Mustangs
96Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
95From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
95Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
95From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
94From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
94The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
92Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
92Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
92The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
92Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
91SELL-OUT!
91Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
89Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
89Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
88My mini Pen and me
87Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
87Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
87A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
87Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
87Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
87Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
86From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
85Elizabeth's top ten movie list of 2011
85A Small World: Time traveling
84Teen Voice: The more the merrier
84Teen Voice: Not just another ride
84Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
84Remembering When
83Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
83From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
82Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
82Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
82The zombie apocalypse and you
82Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
81Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
81Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
81Completely Different: Your local government and you
81Do You Tube?
81Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
81Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
81Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
81Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
81Letter to the Editor
80Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
79Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
79Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
79Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
79Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
78Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
78Teen Voice: The road of hatred
78Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
78Teen Voice: Happy news
77Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
77Completely Different: The Quest
77Economic development update
76Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
76From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
76LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
76Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
75To The Editor
74Timing makes perfect
74Welcome to Gering
74Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
74Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
74Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
74Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
73We need a few good people
73Our view . . .Sports Complex
73Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
73LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
73Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
72Letter to the Editor
72Seeing the works of the master
71Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
71View from the block
71Home of the Brave
71From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
71Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
68Teen Voice: March Madness
68Social time has important benefits
68Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
68From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
68Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
68From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
67Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
67Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
67My Thanksgiving prayer
66Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
66Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
66From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
65Permission to remember
65Practice safe barbecue basics
64Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
63Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
63Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
63Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
61From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
56Our View: Visionaries wanted
48Our View: Bravo OTD committee
44Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
44Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
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