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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251A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
251Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
250Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
250Observations Only: A soul’s journey
250At the Monument: Night Sky
250All Points West: The mind is a terrible thing to waste
250Capitol View: Lengthy debate, little progress as Legislature grinds on
249Teen Voice: Being a girl
249Teeing Off: Around the Green
249Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
249From the capitol: Growing a Culture of Life
248Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
248Teen Voice: The need to get away
248Teen Voice: Shadow art
248Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
248Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
248In My View: It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement
247Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
247Observations Only: Expect the best
247Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
247Observations Only: Divine spirit
247No-Till Notes: Back in the field
247No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
247From the hill: Exposing a Rogue Regime
246From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
246Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
246Observations Only: A good daughter
246Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
246Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
246In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
246Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
245Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
245From the Hill: More Work Ahead
245Across The Fence: The Eighth Wonder of the World
244Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
244Teen Voice: Silence
244Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
244 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
243Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
243Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
243Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
243At the Library: March into a good book
243Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
243No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
243Capitol View: Lawmakers convene 2016 session
243News from Lincoln: Hog bill vote was disappointing
242Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
242Lyman Review: One mean chicken
242Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
242Totally Random: Trusting the fates
241Prairie Dogs
241Across the Fence: FDR’s New Deal and the CCC
240Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
240Teen Voice: Cyber War
240Religious freedom must be protected
240Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
240At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
240News from Lincoln: Greetings from the Capitol
240No-Till Notes: 10 Tips, part 2
240Teen Voice: Taking time off, pays off
239Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
239Letter to the editor
239
239Reach out for challenges
238Observations Only: Divine prompts
238Lyman Review: The love goat
238Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
238Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
238Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
238Capitol View: Credit Where Credit Is Due
238From the hill: Serving You
238Curiosity Corner: Prince of the prairies, the windmill
237Totally Random: The Golden Rule
237Lyman Review: Dog fun
237No-Till Notes: Two-Thirds
236Observations Only: Choices
236Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
236The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
236Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
236From the capitol: Honoring Our Veterans
235Observations Only: Journey's end
235Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
235Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
235At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
235Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
235Support letters requested for airport
235News from Lincoln: Celebrations mean making connections
235Golden Spade
234A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
234In the Hills: Explore the state parks
234News From Lincoln: Legislative big crush begins
233Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
233A real leaning tree Christmas
233Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
233Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
233Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
233Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
233Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
233Across The Fence: Victory at Valverde and on to Glorieta
233Jane’s secret LXI: Molly’s premonition
233A Stray Moment: Summer dreaming about the ’70s
233Capitol View: How Nebraska rates is a good tool
233Curiosity Corner: Using the brain
232Teeing Off: Persistence
232Observations Only: The visit
232Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
232Greetings from the State Capitol
232
232No-Till Notes: Blue Dasher Farm
232Capitol View: Ricketts, some lawmakers want to put a lid on it, again
231Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
231Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
231At the Monument: That old (historic) building
231Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
231Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
231At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
230Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
230Jane’s secret LVIII: Mr. Valentine
230No-till Notes: Early registration discounts
230Capitol View: Throwing stones at a stubborn man
229Teen Voice: Self-expression
229Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
229Lyman Review: Branding Time
229Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
228Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
228Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
228Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
228Teen Voice: Character exceeds good grades
227Teen Voice: He’s my dad
227Guest Editorial: Medicaid expansion creates unfair playing field
226Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
226Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
226Teen Voice: Where is the love?
226Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
226Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
226At the Monument: Where are the animals?
226Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
226Across The Fence: Battle of the Wabash: St. Clair’s Defeat
226From the capitol: The State of Nebraska Agriculture
226From the hill: Stand Up for Life
226From the Capitol: Legislative session progresses
225Teen Voice: Living within our means
225Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
225Across The Fence: Last Christmas
225Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
225Teen Voice: Inspire me
225Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
224Support emergency services personnel
224Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
224Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
224Jane’s Secret, XCVIX: Endings and beginnings
223A Small World: Savoring county fair days
223Teen Voice: What is love?
223What’s really going on with our water?
223Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
223Across The Fence: Old Julesburg and new
222Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
222A Stray Moment: Those we lost in 2014
222Teen Voice: Out with homework
221Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
221At the Monument: Art in National Parks
221Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
221From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
221At the Library: An Irish Country...The Novels of Patrick Taylor
220Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
220Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
220Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
220Nature Notes: Love is in the air
220Teen Voice: Footprints
220Totally Random: Where does it go?
220New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
220Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
220Lyman Review: A Tunnel of Birds
219From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
219Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
219Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
219No Till Notes: Saying uncle
219A Stray Moment: Review: ‘The Book Thief’ steals the fiction stage
218Teen Voice: Serendipity
218Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
218Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
218Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
218Completely Different - The magic of spring
218Totally Random: Happy Halloween
218Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
218In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
218“The Ex” by Alafair Burke
217Teen Voice: Catfished
217Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
217From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
217Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
217Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
217Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
217Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
217Curiosity Corner: A Story of News
217Jane’s Secret, LXXX: Revealed at last
217From the hill: The Year Ahead
216Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
216View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
216Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
216Their View: Goal post move unfair
216Creatures of the Night
215Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
215Teeing Off: Mind Gym
215At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
215Synchronicity:What brings me back
215Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
215Jane’s Secret, XCVIII: Clem’s onus
215From the hill: Keeping America Safe
215No-Till Notes: Harvesting water
214From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
214Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
214At the Monument: Junior Rangers
214Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
214
213Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
213Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
213Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
213Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
213Lyman Review: Winter's dog
213Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
213Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
213Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
213Fourth of July meetings
213At the Monument: Living History
213From the hill: Giving Thanks
212Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
212Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
212Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
212Linked Lives
212Across The Fence: The Harmar Campaign
211From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
211From the hill: Back to Where it All Began
211News from Lincoln: PROPERTY TAXES REMAIN THE NUMBER ONE FOCUS, BUT WHERE IS THE FIX?
210Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
210Jane’s Secret column on hiatus
210Curiosity Corner: A forever Christmas
209Teen Voice: Body image
209Website Resources
209At the Monument: Museum collections
209Across The Fence: Charley Nebo, cowboy; just passin’ through
209From the hill: Working for you
208From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
208Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
208Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
207Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
207No-Till Notes: 10 tips
206Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
206Teen Voice: Remember what you have
206Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
206At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
206College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
206At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
206Curiosity Corner: Exploring the Oregon Trail, backwards
205Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
205Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
205From the capitol: A new era for the Nebraska National Guard
204From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
204Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
204Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
204In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
204From the hill: Protecting Our Local Communities
204News from Lincoln: TIF program gets abused
203Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
203Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
203Jane’s Secret: The Telling
203Across The Fence: Salt Creek Massacre, May 18, 1871
202In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
202Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
202Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
202In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
202To whom are we thankful?
201Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
200Rural America and immigration reform
200Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
199Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
199Across the Fence: The Pony Express
199A Halloween Story: The scary dream
198Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
198At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
198Compassion, respect don’t cost a thing
198No-Till Notes: Water conservation, part 2
197Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
197From the hill: Unprovoked dangers
196Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
196Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
196Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
196Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
195Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
194No-Till Notes: Water Conservation, part 3
193In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
193The Good Life: Reflecting on the first six years of the Gering Citizen
193All Points West: The energy to do things right
192Our View: The elephant in the room
192Teeing Off: The thing about state
191
191At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
190 Giving thanks for family, faith and friends
189Teen Voice: The Other Side
189Across The Fence: The Long Hard Pull
189Across The Fence: From the Golden Gate to the Big Apple
188Power of legumes
188No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
188Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
186Be kind through communications
186Across The Fence: Antoine Barada, larger than life
186From the Hill: LEAP to New Opportunities
186Stop texting your wish-list to Santa
186Teen Voice: Dating scene has come a long way
183From the capitol: Budgeting the Nebraska Way
181Jane’s Secret, XC: Clem’s story
181All Points West: The only stupid question
181From the hill: Spurring Innovation
181Jack’s Insights: We could all benefit from more ‘think’ time
180Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight a Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part I)
180A book review: Once Shadows Fall, by Robert Daniels
180An open letter to Trump supporters
179Infamy - by Richard Reeves
179No-till Notes” Conservation Agriculture, part 2
179No-till Notes: CSC Classroom
179Guest View: Nebraska (property) tax system ‘dysfunctional’
179From the hill: The PAWS Act
178
178Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part II of III)
178No-Till Notes: PNTP Field Days
178Across The Fence: The Solomon River Stampede
178A national day of Thanksgiving
177Across The Fence: Van Tassell
177Our view: Getting the Gering plaza right
177Jane’s Secret, XCIII: Hazel’s story
176Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
176At the Monument: Find Your Park
175No-Till Notes: Field Days, thank you
174The Good Life: All that remains is love
174A Stray Moment: Precious time is time shared
174Across The Fence: The Butterfield Overland Mail
174 The Blight Way – Bo Tully #1 - by Patrick F. McManus
174Across The Fence: Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain (Part I)
174From the capitol: Practicing Fiscal Restraint
174From the Capitol: Investing in infrastructure
173Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
173
173Jane’s Secret LXV Quicksand
172
172Curiosity Corner: Amazing Grace
171
171Star Gazing: Arts programming, something to be considered
171Jane’s Secret, LXVII For heaven’s sake
171A Stray Moment: ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’
170No-Till Notes: Field Pea disease
169Jane’s Secret, LXVIII: An old wrong revealed
169LR 35 is a dangerous proposition for our state and nation
168Jane’s Secret, XCI: Sticks and stones
167No-Till Notes: It’s more than no tillage
167No-Till Notes: Reminiscing
167Jack’s Insights: Research and Extension Center to undergo review
166At the Monument: Domestic Animals on the Oregon Trail
166Building Bridges: Shovels and skills are as valuable as degrees
166A Stray Moment: Leonard Nimoy - Live long and prosper
164No Till Notes: Moving Forward
164Across The Fence: Fort Sanders: A Forgotten fort on the U. P. line
163No-Till Notes: Power of Legumes, Part 4
163Right up Your Allie: A new day, a new me
162Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
162Across the Fence: Buffalo Baron, Charles Rath
162News From Lincoln: Session gets underway
162Capitol View: Partisan politics, debates and complaints
161Jane’s Secret, LXVI: The note
160From the capitol: It’s Fall in Nebraska
160Jane’s Secret, XCVII: The vision
159Achieving your dreams takes work
159Jane’s Secret LX: Stephen’s onus
159From the capitol: Keeping Nebraska Safe
159No-Till Notes: The Power of Legumes, part II
158Across the Fence: Re-writing Wyoming’s history
158Across the Fence: A gathering of warriors at Arikaree Fork
158Jane’s Secret, XCIV: Hazel’s story, part II
158Jane’s Secret, XCVI: Threads
156Jane’s Secret LVII: A mystery revealed
156Teen Voice: That was intense
155No Till Notes: Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference
155No-Till Notes: Observations, part 2
155No-Till Notes: Irrigation rotation
154‘The Life We Bury’ by By Allen Eskens A book review
154No-till Notes: Stripper head
154No Till Notes: Potential, part 2
154Our view: Let’s get the downtown we deserve
154No Till Notes: Residue levels
154Across The Fence: The Zeek Homestead
153Jane’s Secret LXII: True colors
152No-Till Notes: Water Conservation, part 3
150Across The Fence: From Wounded Knee to the Land of Oz
150Our View: City needs to hit green with eatery
149Senior View: People get old, but hugs don’t
148Across The Fence: To Honor a Flag
147The Good Life: There is good everywhere
146A Stray Moment: Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo
146No-Till Notes: Potential
146No-Till Notes: Observations
146Across The Fence: Edmund Guerrier: Custer’s scout in 1867
145Anno Domini: It’s a Grand Old Flag
145Star Gazing: My father’s daughter
145No-Till Notes: The power of legumes, part 3
144No Till Notes: It’s All About the Carbon
144Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
144No-Till Notes: Field peas and age
143Jane’s Secret LIII: The bargain
142Teen Voice: Ready for the world? Get real
141Senioritis: Get your seniors moving, grooving
140No-Till Notes: No-Till Conference
140Jane's Secret LVI: A mystery part II
140Tumbleweeds on the loose
140From the Capitol: Prioritizing taxpayers
139Jack’s Insights: Basing decisions on facts, not opinion
138Across The Fence: No way to treat a lady
138No-Till Notes: Water Conservation, part 2
137Across The Fence: Phileas Fogg gets bested by a girl
137Across the Fence: An Old Barn and new memories
137Jane’s Secret LXIII: Gertrude’s choice
137Teen Voice: Looking to be teacher’s pet?
136Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
136No-Till Notes: Water conservation
136Teen Voice: What makes young people truly outstanding?
135Letter to the Editor: A call to defend the U.S. Constitution
135Across the Fence: Surrender, April 9, 1865
133Across The Fence: Road Trip and Discoveries
132A mom’s thoughts on social media
130Our View: Lowering teen wage makes Nebraska small
130Torn between now and somewhere down the line
128Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part I)
126No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health
126Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight; A Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part II of II)
126Building Bridges: On tourism and trash
125No Till Notes: Seven billion plus
121No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health II
121Enjoy the festivities
121Simply October
121All Points West: Nation at a crossroads after 9-11
120Easter
120Review: ‘Half Bad’ by author Sally Green
120I love Thanksgiving
119A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
119At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
116The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
116Walkable, bikeable communities
115Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
114At the Monument: Geology and its impacts
114In My View: It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement
113At the Library: Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling
112Our view: United we can build
112Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
110The Pros: Doctors, Lawyers and...Teachers?
109Across The Fence: The Youngest Discoverer
107Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)
107Our View: Law enforcement deserves respect
102NRD Update: National Groundwater Awareness Week
99Capitol View: Death and taxes, perennial issue draws attention
98Across The Fence: …and a Happy New Year.
97Guest Opinion: Nebraska losing big-time
95At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
95Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
94Building Bridges: The ‘School of Hard Knocks’ teaches life
93Building Bridges: Building a bridge that lasts and endures
93Welcome home
91At the Monument: Water, Will There Be Enough?
90Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
89Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina At the Library
86At the Library: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
80Letter to the Editor
77Letter to the Editor - Injection well public hearing restricts participation
77‘Is there something I can do?’
73Letter to the Editor
70
70Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
66Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
65Letter to the Editor
63At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
61Our View: A failure to communicate
60To The Editor
59Teen Voice: Leaving a leader’s legacy
56Jane’s Secret LV A mystery
Most Read News Stories of 2012
8092Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
2954Across The Fence: C.B. Irwin: Wyoming’s “Giant Cowboy”
1782Teen Voice: Choosing CHOICES
1345Across the Fence: Trails across Nebraska
1294All Points West: Making sense of Pokemon Go craze
1293From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
1229The Oregon Trail’ by Rinker Buck
1182From the capitol: Customer Friendly Government
1028All Points West: We’re on the same team
993Capitol View: What have we become America? Where are the answers?
711The Good Life: Memorial Day more than barbeque
699No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
692Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
689Capitol View: Term limits, partisan governor changing Nebraska Legislature
681News from Lincoln: Cooperation assures fire safety
677Capitol View: Plans coming together for 150th birthday
664Curiosity Corner: Playing the Nebraska license plate game
642From the capitol: An Unfair and Unjust Law
637All Points West: Long live great coffee
613Capitol View: Term limits tossing out 11 veterans
601All Points West: Bullying death shocks family
596Washington Report: Working together to fight overreach
586Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
584Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
582Book Review: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
581Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
568Washington Report: Excellence in economic development
563Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
562Capitol View: National Republican Convention 60 years ago had Nebraska twist
551The final decades of Howard Hughes after his fake death
531Capitol View: Nice or not, Tourism Commission dealings under the microscope
527Capitol View: The end is near, haste makes waste
516Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
508Teen Voice: Playing backup goalie was the best thing
506Teen Voice: DC trip offered a spectrum of humanity
506News from Lincoln: Positive impact of schools, business
505No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
503In My View: Defying disabilities
499Capitol View: The watched pot begins to boil
498Capitol View: Voting no? Do you have a better solution?
498Capitol View: The interim, that awkward time
495Across the Fence: Roosevelt’s campaign tour of the west
492Washington: Protecting taxpayers
490Washington Report: Reining in a lawless EPA
489News from Lincoln: Senator celebrates cowboy culture
482Washington Report: Obamacare’s continued co-op failures
481Washington Report: Power of the Purse
481Washington report: Young Nebraskans serving community and country
481Washington Report: Competing in a global economy
474All Points West: Here’s to qualified moms everywhere
472Capitol View: The Hall of Fame Commission wants to hear from you
471Bulldog Time: Teachers need to adjust their Habitudes
468All Points West: Hitting a milestone, plus one
457From the hill: Connecting Through Safe Skies
450Washingorn report: American leadership needed in a chaotic world
439From the hill: Accountability Matters
438From the Hill: Working for Offutt
436All Points West: We couldn’t stop the fire
434Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
433Curiosity Corner: Rattlesnakes: the good, the bad, and the ugly
431From the hill: “Hello” World
430Observations Only : White water
430Curiosity Corner: A very bad, bad storm
424All Points West: Staying alive in the gun trade
423Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
423Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
423Teen Voice: Rape decision sends wrong message
422Capitol View: One year later, some things have changed
421Washington report: Helping Nebraska producers feed the world
420From the capitol: A System That Cares
418From the Hill: May in Nebraska
418News from Lincoln: Senator addresses aging population
417From the hill: Good Neighbors
416Across The Fence: Massacre Canyon
414News from Lincoln: New technology brings new challenges
412All Points West: Looking for holiday inspiration?
411Washington Report: Regulation rewind rolls on
411All Points West: Rising above ourselves
411From the Hill: We must unite to defeat ISIL
409All Points West: Suffering from American-itis:
409From the hill: Kerrie On
407All Points West: Coming home, a veteran’s perspective on what it means
406Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
406All Points West: One of the dog days of summer
404Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
403Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
402Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
401Washington Report: Joining forces to fight red tape
399Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
399Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
399Anno Domini: Still flying high at 239
399Washington Report: A better way to help those in need
397All Points West: Newspapers still hold value
396A Stray Moment: Prince – When Doves Cry
395Washington: Mindful of our heroes
394Capitol View: What just happened? Is it over yet?
394No-Till Notes: Managing your bucket
394Capitol View: Could they get elected again?
393Teen Voice: Teen slang
387Anno Domini: On this remembering day
387Teen Voicen: Is there a cure for Senioritis?
386Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
386Curiosity Corner: An Uncommon Christmas Story
385From the hill: A Bipartisan Biotech Compromise
384Jack’s Insights – April 2016
383Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
382Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
382Small Business: Group ranks Nebraska among worst for taxes
381Washington report: Why we need international tax reform
380News from Lincoln: The 2016 session is winding down
379A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
379A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
379Jane’s Secret, CXI: A bloody Day
378Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
378Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
378Capitol View: Nebraska Democrats - yes Democrats - making some noise
377Capitol View: Memorial Day is over, it must be summer
377Capitol View: Four fountains becoming a capitol reality, finally
374Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
374Teen Voice: Social media preys on short attention spans
372Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
372Across The Fence: Flossie, love child of the eighties.
372News from Lincoln: Concluding the 2016 Legislative Session
369News from Lincoln: Going under the knife
368Washington Report: Keeping meat on the menu
367Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
366Anno Domini: We gather together
366Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
366Guest Column: Tax reform can add certainty to budget picture
365Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
364All Points West: Taking action against child abuse
363News from Lincoln: Educating our youth about Nebraska
362A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
362Observations Only: Gone away
362Capitol View: Veterans’ treatment court idea just makes sense
362Jane’s Secret, CXIV: The secret
362From the Capitol: Holding government accountable
362In my view: Citizens back protecting themselves
361Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
360Teen Voice: Against all odds? No sweat
359All Points West: Getting to the truth of the matter
359Washington report: Addressing the rising cost of higher education
359Washington report: Conservative Champions
359Jane’s secret, CVIII: Bridget’s lament
359News from Lincoln: Group studies state’s economic future
358Washington Report: Keeping government accessible
357Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
356Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
356Curiosity Corner: If old barns could talk
356News from Lincoln: Health services continue to improve
355Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
355Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
355Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
354Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
353The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
353Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
353Curiosity Corner: Black Robe and Horse Creek Treaty
352Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
350All Points West: Led by our tongues
349Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
349Across The Fence: A day For thanks
348Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
347Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
347Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
347Jane’s Secret, CVI: The meeting
346Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
346Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
346Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
345Healthy: What you believe, you become
344Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
344Washington report: Keeping our commitment to Nebraska veterans
343Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
343From the capitol: Growing Overseas Trade
341A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
341Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
340Teen Voice: The gift of caring
340Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
340News from Lincoln: Veterans Day
339Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
339News from Lincoln: Filibuster kills gun rights bill
338A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
338No-Till Notes: Looking Back
338Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
338Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
338No Till Notes:
337Anno Domini: Charlie Brown’s Christmas Miracle
336Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
335A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
335Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
334Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
334Jane’s Secret, CIV: Fool’s luck part II
334Jane’s Secret, CIX: Windfall
333A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
333Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
333Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
333Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
333Capitol View:Lawmakers see the faces of the uninsured
333Capitol View: Legal battle continues over Panhandle fracking decision
332Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
331A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
331Across The Fence: Over The Edge; Niagara’s Argonauts
331The Good Life: Honoring our pioneer legacy
330News from Lincoln: State to release plan to fight Alzheimer’s
330From the Capitol: Budget balanced
330News from Lincoln: Senator fights for local control
329Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
329Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
329Jane’s Secret, CX: Final arrangements
328Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
327Guest Columnist: Nebraska takes more from taxpayers, when compared with other states
326Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
326Capitol View: Pay attention to death penalty ballot wording
325Observations Only: Critical thinking
325Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
325A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
324What's the deal with organic milk?
324Across the Fence: The hand dug well
324No-Till Notes: 10 tips, part 3
323Washington report: Opportunities for young Nebraskans
322Anno Domini: Giving thanks for what matters
322From the hill: Nebraska’s Special Heroes
322All Points West: A prairie pursuit of happiness
322Nebraska Beef: It’s What’s For Dinner
322Jane’s Secret, CVII: The meeting, part II
321The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
320Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
320Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
320Wind Farms Expand, But Can They Survive Political Wrangling?
320News from Lincoln: Senator seeks EMT tax exemption
319Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
319Teen Voice: To the future
319Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
319Across The Fence: Three Queens, Women in Rodeo.
319News from Lincoln: Senator requests priority for dignity act
319All Points West: Time for gathering around the table
317Our View: Community responsible for kids
317Washington Report: A better way to empower Americans
317All Points West: Having our Park cake, and eating it too
316Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
316Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
316Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
316Jane’s Secret, CII: Fool’s bargain, part II
315A Stray Moment: My brother, a canoe, and Big Lake Alice
315Capitol View: Warning: Election Year Legislative session ahead
315All Points West: A warm feeling on a big winter day
314Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
313Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
313Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
312Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
312All Points West: We shall not give into fear
312Teen Voice: Having Faith, the world is beautiful
311Observations Only: Sister lost
311Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
311Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
311Capitol View: Property tax debate continues as session winds down
310I'm falling for Tumblr?
310Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
309A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
309Creativity dampened by standardized testing
308Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
308Across the Fence: Amanda
308Across The Fence: Captain Silas S. Soule; The face of moral courage
307Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
307Anno Domini: Curtain Call: A Song for a Friend
306Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
306No-Till Notes: Harvesting water
305Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
305Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
305A Stray Moment: Reflections on Oregon Trail Days
305Capitol View: They’re back, and look what they brought with them
304Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
304Curiosity Corner: A Tale of Two Giants: Frederic and Theodore
304From the hill: EPA mandates are harming Nebraskans
303Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
303Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
303No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
303From the Capitol: Good Life, Great Opportunity
302Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
302Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
302The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
302Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
301The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
301Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
301News from Lincoln: Transgender issues need to be addressed
300Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
300Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
300Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
300No-Till Notes: Dakota Lakes Dry Land Rotations
299Why you should visit the zoo in February
299Anno Domin: The backroads of my mind
298Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
298Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
298Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
298Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
298Across The Fence: The Christmas Truce of 1914
298From the Hill: Providing Better Health Care for Our Children
298Capitol View: Let the state budget planning, whining begin
297A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
297All Points West: A community on the move
297All Points West: Living outside my comfort zone
296From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
296SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
296No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
295Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
295News from Lincoln: Nebraska needs tax reform
295News from Lincoln: Legislation addressed parks system
295Capitol View: Can Nebraska afford another assault on Cash Reserve Fund?
294A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
294A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
294Totally Random: Life’s ripples
294Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
294No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
294Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
294Washington report: Protecting the Constitutional right to bear arms
293Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
293Across The Fence: Relay race to Roseburg
293News from Lincoln: Time flies on legislative session
292The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
292The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
292Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
292Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
292All Points West: Huskers win hearts and minds at Holiday Bowl
292News from Lincoln: Looking ahead to the 2016 Legislative session
291A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
291The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
291Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
291Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
291Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
291Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
291No Till Notes: Final Stop
291Think about manufacturing at polls
290Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
290A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
290No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
290Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
289Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
289From the hill: A Safer Place
289From the hill: Remembering the Fallen
288Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
288Observations Only: Going home
288Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
288Star Gazing: Earth Day call to action: we must do more
288All Points West: Never far from the trail
287From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
287Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
287No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
287Washington report: To protect Americans, stop underestimating ISIS
287From the capitol: Infrastructure Facilitates Life
286Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
286Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
286Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
286The Christmas Story
286News from Lincoln: Nebraska’s roads still a challenge
286Guest Opinion: Property tax levies part of problem
286Washington: Service to Nebraskans comes first
285Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
285Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
285Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
285No-Till Notes: Drilling Edible Beans, part 2
285News from Lincoln: Property tax relief still in the works
284Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
284Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
284Teen Voice: What I’ve learned
284Curiosity Corner: Roubidoux mysteries, part II
283A Stray Moment: God Knows
283Observations Only: A day in August
283A Stray Moment: To honor them all their days
282The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
282Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
282Observations Only: Waiting time
282Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
282No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
282Washington Report: Innovation in agriculture
281Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
281The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
281The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
281Teen Voice: Thankful for memories, hard work
280Time keeps flowing like a river
280Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
280Observations Only: Good and evil
280Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
280Observations Only: Final moment
280The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
280Washington report: A new chapter for the U.S. House
280A Stray Moment: Library at Legion Park worth exploring
280From the hill: Nebraska’s Heroes
279A Stray Moment: Without a net
279Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
279Observations Only: Reality check
279Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
279Capitol View: A new twist just might get health insurance for the working poor
279Jane’s Secret, CV: The quarrel
278Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
278Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
278No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
278Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
278Capitol View: Lawmakers want to consider old friend, school foundation aid
278Washington report: Young leaders in Nebraska agriculture
277Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
277Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
277No-Till Notes: The value of water
277From the hill: Healing Our Nation
276A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
276The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
276Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
276Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
276Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
276News from Lincoln: The Forecasting Board met, priority designation is completed
276Capitol View: Newbies and a shortfall = toxic mix in next Legislature
275A last look at the Nebraska Zone
275Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
275Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
275Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
275No-til Notes: Changing plans
275Letters to the Editor
275Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
275Building Bridges – Teens in the Driver Seat is a program for LIFE
275From the hill: Drowning in Regulation
275Capitol View: Where’s the peace and joy in border closings and gun-free zones?
275Jane’s Secret, XCV: Hazel’s decision
274Guest Voices…
274 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
274Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
274Teen Voice: Stress test
274Observations Only: The vigil
274Across The Fence: “Medicine Bill”
274News from Lincoln: Committee reviews property tax proposals
274Capitol View: Pig ownership may be defining moment in urban-rural relations
273Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
273Observations Only: Temptation
273Observations Only: A gift of serenity
273Observations Only: The awful truth
273Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
273Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
273Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
273Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
273At the Library: Son by Lois Lowry
273From the Hill: Protecting Your Financial Decisions
272Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
272Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
272A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
272Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
272Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
272Observations Only: Saint Marge
272Teen Voice: My rebellion
272Totally Random: My journey, life after living
272Observations Only: The last toothpick
272Building Bridges: Love your enemies
272For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
272Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
272Teen Voice: Pancakes a better fundraising flavor
271Observations Only: Curious things
271The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
270Observations Only: Indifferent love
270Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
270A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
270Washington report: The hope of Christmas in an uncertain world
270Capitol View: It’s that awkward time of year
269Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
269Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
269Observations Only: A matter of paradox
269Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
269Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
268Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
268Observations Only: A sad week
268Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
268Washington Report: Improving rural air service
267A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
267Observations Only: Uneventful flight
267Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
267Teen Voice: Equality
267Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
267Observations Only: A matter of matter
267Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
267The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
267Jane’s Secret LIX: Gertrude’s vow
266Completely Different: It's all in the family
266Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
266Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
266Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
266Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
266The Good Life: Eclipse, a metaphor for life
266Mom Knows Best: Is your grad ready to say goodbye?
265The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
265Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
265Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
265A Stray Moment: Thanksgiving myths and traditions
265A Stray Moment: O Holy Night
265Jane’s Secret, C: The first goodbye
265Washington Report: Standing against abuses of power
264Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
264Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
264Observations Only: Off to the races
264Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
264A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
264A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
264Teen Voice: Too many activities leads to negative effects
264Jane’s Secret, CXIII: New York
263Observations Only: A fine line
263Observations Only: The last goodbye
263View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
263Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
263News from Lincoln: State Senators visit western Nebraska
262From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
262Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
262Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
262The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
262Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
262Observations Only: Hog wash
262Observations Only: One more time
262Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
262Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
262Anno Domini: A time when manners were more important
261Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
261Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
261The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
261Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
261Totally Random: October, the pink month
261Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
261No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
261
261Why parents are important
261News from Lincoln: Packing bill is a bad idea
261News from Lincoln: In praise of Nebraska’s citizens
260In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
259Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
259No-till Notes: Moving forward
259Building Bridges: Regionalism should be focus of our core-idor
259Capitol View: Say goodbye to ConAgra, but don’t lament departure
259From the hill: A Highway Bill for Nebraska
258Observations Only: Curious things, part II
258Observations Only: Willfulness
258Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
258Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
258Jane’s Secret LXIV: The rescue
258Jane’s Secret, CI Fools bargain
257Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
257Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
257Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
257 Across The Fence: County Fair
257Religious freedom or freedom to discriminate?
257Lawmakers taking another shot at Medicaid expansion
257All Points West: The better qualities of leadership
257From the capitol: Maintaining Local Control
257Jane’s secret, CXVI: The telling
256The Good Life: The two different types of business people
256Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
256Letters to the Editor
256Jane’s Secret, CIII: Fool’s luck
256Capitol View: Trying times, bright spots at corrections
255Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
255From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
255From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
255Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
255Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
255Teen Voice: The rivalry
255Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
255A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
255Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
254Observations Only: Beginnings
254Observations Only: The need to understand
254A Small World: Special guest
254A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
254Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
254Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
254News from Lincoln: Tourism can bolster economy
254Washington report: Feeding a world in need
253Lyman Review: Devil calf
253Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
253Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
253No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
253Across The Fence: “…a date that will live in infamy.”
252Observations Only: The vision
252History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
252Capitol View: Corrections director knows challenge, forges ahead
251Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
251Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
251Observations Only: The shadow of error
251Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
251No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
251A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
251Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
250Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
250Observations Only: A soul’s journey
250At the Monument: Night Sky
250All Points West: The mind is a terrible thing to waste
250Capitol View: Lengthy debate, little progress as Legislature grinds on
249Teen Voice: Being a girl
249Teeing Off: Around the Green
249Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
249From the capitol: Growing a Culture of Life
248Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
248Teen Voice: The need to get away
248Teen Voice: Shadow art
248Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
248Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
248In My View: It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement
247Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
247Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
247Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
247Observations Only: Expect the best
247Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
247Observations Only: Divine spirit
247No-Till Notes: Back in the field
247No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
247From the hill: Exposing a Rogue Regime
246From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
246Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
246Observations Only: A good daughter
246Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
246Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
246In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
246Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
245Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
245From the Hill: More Work Ahead
245Across The Fence: The Eighth Wonder of the World
244Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
244Teen Voice: Silence
244Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
244 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
243Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
243Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
243Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
243At the Library: March into a good book
243Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
243No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
243Capitol View: Lawmakers convene 2016 session
243News from Lincoln: Hog bill vote was disappointing
242Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
242Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
242Lyman Review: One mean chicken
242Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
242Totally Random: Trusting the fates
241Prairie Dogs
241Across the Fence: FDR’s New Deal and the CCC
240Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
240Teen Voice: Cyber War
240Religious freedom must be protected
240Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
240At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
240News from Lincoln: Greetings from the Capitol
240No-Till Notes: 10 Tips, part 2
240Teen Voice: Taking time off, pays off
239Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
239Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
239Letter to the editor
239
239Reach out for challenges
238Observations Only: Divine prompts
238Lyman Review: The love goat
238Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
238Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
238Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
238Capitol View: Credit Where Credit Is Due
238From the hill: Serving You
238Curiosity Corner: Prince of the prairies, the windmill
237Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
237Totally Random: The Golden Rule
237Lyman Review: Dog fun
237No-Till Notes: Two-Thirds
236Observations Only: Choices
236Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
236The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
236Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
236From the capitol: Honoring Our Veterans
235Observations Only: Journey's end
235Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
235Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
235At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
235Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
235Support letters requested for airport
235News from Lincoln: Celebrations mean making connections
235Golden Spade
234A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
234In the Hills: Explore the state parks
234News From Lincoln: Legislative big crush begins
233Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
233A real leaning tree Christmas
233Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
233Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
233Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
233Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
233Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
233Across The Fence: Victory at Valverde and on to Glorieta
233Jane’s secret LXI: Molly’s premonition
233A Stray Moment: Summer dreaming about the ’70s
233Capitol View: How Nebraska rates is a good tool
233Curiosity Corner: Using the brain
232Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
232Teeing Off: Persistence
232Observations Only: The visit
232Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
232Greetings from the State Capitol
232
232No-Till Notes: Blue Dasher Farm
232Capitol View: Ricketts, some lawmakers want to put a lid on it, again
231Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
231Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
231At the Monument: That old (historic) building
231Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
231Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
231At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
230Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
230Jane’s secret LVIII: Mr. Valentine
230No-till Notes: Early registration discounts
230Capitol View: Throwing stones at a stubborn man
229Teen Voice: Self-expression
229Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
229Lyman Review: Branding Time
229Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
228Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
228Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
228Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
228Teen Voice: Character exceeds good grades
227Teen Voice: He’s my dad
227Guest Editorial: Medicaid expansion creates unfair playing field
226Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
226Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
226Teen Voice: Where is the love?
226Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
226Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
226At the Monument: Where are the animals?
226Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
226Across The Fence: Battle of the Wabash: St. Clair’s Defeat
226From the capitol: The State of Nebraska Agriculture
226From the hill: Stand Up for Life
226From the Capitol: Legislative session progresses
225Teen Voice: Living within our means
225Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
225Across The Fence: Last Christmas
225Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
225Teen Voice: Inspire me
225Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
224Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
224Support emergency services personnel
224Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
224Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
224Jane’s Secret, XCVIX: Endings and beginnings
223A Small World: Savoring county fair days
223Teen Voice: What is love?
223What’s really going on with our water?
223Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
223Across The Fence: Old Julesburg and new
222Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
222A Stray Moment: Those we lost in 2014
222Teen Voice: Out with homework
221Trash cans
221Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
221At the Monument: Art in National Parks
221Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
221From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
221At the Library: An Irish Country...The Novels of Patrick Taylor
220Across the Fence: Building Barns
220Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
220Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
220Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
220Nature Notes: Love is in the air
220Teen Voice: Footprints
220Totally Random: Where does it go?
220New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
220Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
220Lyman Review: A Tunnel of Birds
219Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
219From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
219Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
219Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
219No Till Notes: Saying uncle
219A Stray Moment: Review: ‘The Book Thief’ steals the fiction stage
218Teen Voice: Serendipity
218Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
218Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
218Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
218Completely Different - The magic of spring
218Totally Random: Happy Halloween
218Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
218In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
218“The Ex” by Alafair Burke
217Completely Different : Could you come down off your soap box please?
217A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
217Teen Voice: Catfished
217Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
217From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
217Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
217Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
217Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
217Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
217Curiosity Corner: A Story of News
217Jane’s Secret, LXXX: Revealed at last
217From the hill: The Year Ahead
216Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
216View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
216Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
216Their View: Goal post move unfair
216Creatures of the Night
215Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
215Teeing Off: Mind Gym
215At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
215Synchronicity:What brings me back
215Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
215Jane’s Secret, XCVIII: Clem’s onus
215From the hill: Keeping America Safe
215No-Till Notes: Harvesting water
214From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
214Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
214At the Monument: Junior Rangers
214Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
214
213Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
213Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
213Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
213Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
213Lyman Review: Winter's dog
213Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
213Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
213Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
213Fourth of July meetings
213At the Monument: Living History
213From the hill: Giving Thanks
212A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
212Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
212Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
212Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
212Linked Lives
212Across The Fence: The Harmar Campaign
211Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
211From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
211From the hill: Back to Where it All Began
211News from Lincoln: PROPERTY TAXES REMAIN THE NUMBER ONE FOCUS, BUT WHERE IS THE FIX?
210Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
210Jane’s Secret column on hiatus
210Curiosity Corner: A forever Christmas
209Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
209Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
209Teen Voice: Body image
209Website Resources
209At the Monument: Museum collections
209Across The Fence: Charley Nebo, cowboy; just passin’ through
209From the hill: Working for you
208From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
208Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
208Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
207Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
207Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
207No-Till Notes: 10 tips
206Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
206Teen Voice: Remember what you have
206Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
206At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
206College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
206At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
206Curiosity Corner: Exploring the Oregon Trail, backwards
205Observations only : Sisters of the world
205Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
205Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
205From the capitol: A new era for the Nebraska National Guard
204From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
204Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
204Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
204In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
204From the hill: Protecting Our Local Communities
204News from Lincoln: TIF program gets abused
203Observations Only : The orphanage
203Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
203Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
203Jane’s Secret: The Telling
203Across The Fence: Salt Creek Massacre, May 18, 1871
202In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
202Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
202Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
202In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
202To whom are we thankful?
201We need a few good people
201It's no surprise
201Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
201Teen Voice: The more the merrier
201Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
200Rural America and immigration reform
200Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
199Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
199Across the Fence: The Pony Express
199A Halloween Story: The scary dream
198Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
198Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
198At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
198Compassion, respect don’t cost a thing
198No-Till Notes: Water conservation, part 2
197Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
197Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
197Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
197Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
197From the hill: Unprovoked dangers
196It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
196Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
196Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
196Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
196Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
195The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
195Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
194Observations Only: A new direction
194No-Till Notes: Water Conservation, part 3
193Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
193In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
193The Good Life: Reflecting on the first six years of the Gering Citizen
193All Points West: The energy to do things right
192Our View: The elephant in the room
192Teeing Off: The thing about state
191The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
191From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
191
191At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
190Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
190 Giving thanks for family, faith and friends
189A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
189Teen Voice: The Other Side
189Across The Fence: The Long Hard Pull
189Across The Fence: From the Golden Gate to the Big Apple
188Power of legumes
188No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
188Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
187Observations Only: Saturday delight
187Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
187Assad’s endgame
186Be kind through communications
186Across The Fence: Antoine Barada, larger than life
186From the Hill: LEAP to New Opportunities
186Stop texting your wish-list to Santa
186Teen Voice: Dating scene has come a long way
184Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
184Observations Only - Two ages of man
184Home of the Brave
183Across the Fence: The Soldier’s Free Homestead Colony of Gibbon
183From the capitol: Budgeting the Nebraska Way
182From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
182Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
182Observations Only: The meeting
181Across the fence: Something worth remembering
181Jane’s Secret, XC: Clem’s story
181All Points West: The only stupid question
181From the hill: Spurring Innovation
181Jack’s Insights: We could all benefit from more ‘think’ time
180Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
180Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight a Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part I)
180A book review: Once Shadows Fall, by Robert Daniels
180An open letter to Trump supporters
179Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
179Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
179Infamy - by Richard Reeves
179No-till Notes” Conservation Agriculture, part 2
179No-till Notes: CSC Classroom
179Guest View: Nebraska (property) tax system ‘dysfunctional’
179From the hill: The PAWS Act
178
178Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part II of III)
178No-Till Notes: PNTP Field Days
178Across The Fence: The Solomon River Stampede
178A national day of Thanksgiving
177Age of reason
177The ghost of Ayn Rand
177Across The Fence: Van Tassell
177Our view: Getting the Gering plaza right
177Jane’s Secret, XCIII: Hazel’s story
176Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
176At the Monument: Find Your Park
175Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
175No-Till Notes: Field Days, thank you
174Observations Only : Mission accomplished
174Life's curve balls
174A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
174Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
174The Good Life: All that remains is love
174A Stray Moment: Precious time is time shared
174Across The Fence: The Butterfield Overland Mail
174 The Blight Way – Bo Tully #1 - by Patrick F. McManus
174Across The Fence: Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain (Part I)
174From the capitol: Practicing Fiscal Restraint
174From the Capitol: Investing in infrastructure
173Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
173Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
173
173Jane’s Secret LXV Quicksand
172SELL-OUT!
172
172Curiosity Corner: Amazing Grace
171Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
171Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
171Permission to remember
171
171Star Gazing: Arts programming, something to be considered
171Jane’s Secret, LXVII For heaven’s sake
171A Stray Moment: ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’
170Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
170No-Till Notes: Field Pea disease
169Elizabeth's top ten movie list of 2011
169Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
169Jane’s Secret, LXVIII: An old wrong revealed
169LR 35 is a dangerous proposition for our state and nation
168Observations Only: Just around the corner
168Jane’s Secret, XCI: Sticks and stones
167Being a Nebraskan – border to border
167No-Till Notes: It’s more than no tillage
167No-Till Notes: Reminiscing
167Jack’s Insights: Research and Extension Center to undergo review
166Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
166Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
166From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
166At the Monument: Domestic Animals on the Oregon Trail
166Building Bridges: Shovels and skills are as valuable as degrees
166A Stray Moment: Leonard Nimoy - Live long and prosper
164Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
164No Till Notes: Moving Forward
164Across The Fence: Fort Sanders: A Forgotten fort on the U. P. line
163Completely Different: Tales from the mat
163Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
163No-Till Notes: Power of Legumes, Part 4
163Right up Your Allie: A new day, a new me
162A Small World: Time traveling
162Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
162Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
162Across the Fence: Buffalo Baron, Charles Rath
162News From Lincoln: Session gets underway
162Capitol View: Partisan politics, debates and complaints
161 Taking a big risk
161The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
161Jane’s Secret, LXVI: The note
160From the capitol: It’s Fall in Nebraska
160Jane’s Secret, XCVII: The vision
159Achieving your dreams takes work
159Jane’s Secret LX: Stephen’s onus
159From the capitol: Keeping Nebraska Safe
159No-Till Notes: The Power of Legumes, part II
158Observations Only: The joy of money
158A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
158Across the Fence: Re-writing Wyoming’s history
158Across the Fence: A gathering of warriors at Arikaree Fork
158Jane’s Secret, XCIV: Hazel’s story, part II
158Jane’s Secret, XCVI: Threads
157Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
156Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
156Jane’s Secret LVII: A mystery revealed
156Teen Voice: That was intense
155Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
155Our view . . .Sports Complex
155No Till Notes: Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference
155No-Till Notes: Observations, part 2
155No-Till Notes: Irrigation rotation
154A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
154A Stray Moment: The last time
154‘The Life We Bury’ by By Allen Eskens A book review
154No-till Notes: Stripper head
154No Till Notes: Potential, part 2
154Our view: Let’s get the downtown we deserve
154No Till Notes: Residue levels
154Across The Fence: The Zeek Homestead
153Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
153Jane’s Secret LXII: True colors
152Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
152No-Till Notes: Water Conservation, part 3
151My mini Pen and me
151Observations Only: Extreme measures
151Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
150Observations Only: What's in a word?
150Observations Only: Together again
150The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
150Across The Fence: From Wounded Knee to the Land of Oz
150Our View: City needs to hit green with eatery
149Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
149Senior View: People get old, but hugs don’t
148Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
148Across The Fence: To Honor a Flag
147The Good Life: There is good everywhere
146Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
146A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
146A Stray Moment: Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo
146No-Till Notes: Potential
146No-Till Notes: Observations
146Across The Fence: Edmund Guerrier: Custer’s scout in 1867
145Lyman Review: Let’s get back to the subject of bullying
145Welcome to Gering
145Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
145Anno Domini: It’s a Grand Old Flag
145Star Gazing: My father’s daughter
145No-Till Notes: The power of legumes, part 3
144Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
144No Till Notes: It’s All About the Carbon
144Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
144No-Till Notes: Field peas and age
143Completely Different: The Quest
143Jane’s Secret LIII: The bargain
142Teen Voice: Ready for the world? Get real
141The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
141Senioritis: Get your seniors moving, grooving
140A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
140No-Till Notes: No-Till Conference
140Jane's Secret LVI: A mystery part II
140Tumbleweeds on the loose
140From the Capitol: Prioritizing taxpayers
139Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
139Jack’s Insights: Basing decisions on facts, not opinion
138Observations Only: Painting a picture
138Observations Only: Blue chip stock
138Across The Fence: No way to treat a lady
138No-Till Notes: Water Conservation, part 2
137Silence please
137Observations Only: North Powder
137Across The Fence: Phileas Fogg gets bested by a girl
137Across the Fence: An Old Barn and new memories
137Jane’s Secret LXIII: Gertrude’s choice
137Teen Voice: Looking to be teacher’s pet?
136Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
136Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
136Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
136Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
136No-Till Notes: Water conservation
136Teen Voice: What makes young people truly outstanding?
135Completely Different: Your local government and you
135Seeing the works of the master
135The zombie apocalypse and you
135Observations Only: No thank you
135Observations Only: Sister odyssey
135Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
135Letter to the Editor: A call to defend the U.S. Constitution
135Across the Fence: Surrender, April 9, 1865
134Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
134Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
133Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
133Across The Fence: Road Trip and Discoveries
132Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
132Observations Only: Spider adventure
132A mom’s thoughts on social media
131Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
131Economic development update
131Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
130Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
130Observations Only: Giving up
130Our View: Lowering teen wage makes Nebraska small
130Torn between now and somewhere down the line
129Across the Fence: On The road
129Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
128The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
128Observations Only: Surprises
128Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part I)
127From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
127Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
127Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
126Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
126No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health
126Across The Fence: Charles Goodnight; A Man of Indomitable Spirit (Part II of II)
126Building Bridges: On tourism and trash
125Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
125No Till Notes: Seven billion plus
124Observations Only: Counting chickens
123Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
122Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
121Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
121No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health II
121Enjoy the festivities
121Simply October
121All Points West: Nation at a crossroads after 9-11
120Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
120Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
120Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
120Observations Only: Scourge of violence
120Easter
120Review: ‘Half Bad’ by author Sally Green
120I love Thanksgiving
119Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
119A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
119At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
118Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
118Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
117Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
117From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
117Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
117The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
116Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
116Do You Tube?
116Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
116The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
116Walkable, bikeable communities
115Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
114Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
114At the Monument: Geology and its impacts
114In My View: It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement
113At the Library: Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling
112Letter to the Editor
112Social time has important benefits
112From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
112Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
112Our view: United we can build
112Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
110Our View: Bravo OTD committee
110Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
110The Pros: Doctors, Lawyers and...Teachers?
109Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
109Across The Fence: The Youngest Discoverer
108Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
108Teen Voice: Today’s television
107Timing makes perfect
107Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)
107Our View: Law enforcement deserves respect
105The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
105Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
105Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
104From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
103From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
103From the Superintendent’s Desk
102Teen Voice: March Madness
102NRD Update: National Groundwater Awareness Week
101From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
101LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
100Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
100Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
99Teen Voice: Not just another ride
99Capitol View: Death and taxes, perennial issue draws attention
98View from the block
98Practice safe barbecue basics
98Across The Fence: …and a Happy New Year.
97Our View: Visionaries wanted
97Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
97Guest Opinion: Nebraska losing big-time
95At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
95Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
94Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
94Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
94Building Bridges: The ‘School of Hard Knocks’ teaches life
93Building Bridges: Building a bridge that lasts and endures
93Welcome home
92LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
91At the Monument: Water, Will There Be Enough?
90Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
89Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina At the Library
88From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
88Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
86At the Library: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
84Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
80A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
80Letter to the Editor
78The hills, part 1: Mustangs
78From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
78Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
77Remembering When
77From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
77Letter to the Editor - Injection well public hearing restricts participation
77‘Is there something I can do?’
76The Block
76Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
74Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
73Letter to the Editor
71From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
71From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
71From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
70
70Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
69Teen Voice: Happy news
66Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
66Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
65Letter to the Editor
63At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
61From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
61Teen Voice: The road of hatred
61Our View: A failure to communicate
60To The Editor
59Teen Voice: Leaving a leader’s legacy
56Jane’s Secret LV A mystery
50My Thanksgiving prayer
48Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
43Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
42Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
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