Gering girls snap slide with win over Sidney
January 13, 2011 Terry Gaston   
Gering High School senior Jordan Plummer had a star-spangled Friday night in the Bulldog girls’ basketball game against Sidney.
Plummer opened the game by singing the national anthem, and then the Bulldogs’ captain and lone senior turned in a banner performance with a double-double to pace Gering’s 51-38 home victory over the visiting Red Raiders.

Plummer finished with 12 points and 13 rebounds and was perfect on four free-throw attempts. Her dozen boards led a decisive 45-27 rebounding advantage for the Bulldogs.
“After all the close losses we’ve had, I can’t tell you how happy we are to win,” said Gering coach Adam Freeburg, whose team (4-6 after the win) had lost four straight games. “We’ve worked hard and it paid off for us. Playing that good of competition we played down at Holdrege (Dec. 28 and 29) helped us tonight.”

Junior Morgan Broussard, who led the Bulldogs with 15 points, was 7-for-9 at the line, where Gering was 18-for-28 (64 percent).
“Our free throws the last three games have been over 60 percent,” added Freeburg, whose team was hitting just 48 percent in its first seven games.

Both teams started slowly, with Gering leading just 4-0 with only 2 ½ minutes played. Sidney (6-3) reeled off nine straight points, but the Bulldogs closed to within a point at 9-8 by the end of the first quarter then led 28-24 following a seesaw second period.

Gering used an 8-0 run in the third quarter to build a 42-27 lead at period’s end and never let the Red Raiders close to within 10 the rest of the way in finishing the Bulldogs’ most complete game of the season.

Junior Morgan Greene added 12 points, including a 3-pointer, to also reach double figures for the Bulldogs. Sidney had 11 players score, but Gering denied the Red Raiders a double-figure scorer. Sophomore Karissa Segelke had 9 points for Sidney, which struggle on free throws with 15-for-29 (52 percent.)

Gering was to continue its stretch of five home games in six dates Tuesday night when they entertained Scottsbluff in the North Platte River battle. Look for a separate, late breaking story about the game in this issue of the Gering Citizen.

After visiting Cheyenne East on Thursday, the Bulldogs continue their home stand Saturday when they play Gordon-Rushville at 3 p.m. Next week’s schedule brings Torrington to Gering on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and Chadron to the GHS gym on Jan. 21 for a 5:45 p.m. contest.

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113Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
113Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
113Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
113Teen Voice: Shadow art
113Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
113Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
113Nature Notes: Love is in the air
113In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
113Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
112Teen Voice: Equality
112Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
112Teen Voice: Cyber War
112Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
111From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
111Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
111I'm falling for Tumblr?
111Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
111Teen Voice: Where is the love?
111Teen Voice: Footprints
111Synchronicity:What brings me back
110Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
110Teen Voice: Inspire me
110Support emergency services personnel
110Their View: Goal post move unfair
109Our View: The elephant in the room
109Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
109From the Hill: More Work Ahead
109Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
109Why you should visit the zoo in February
109Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
109Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
109Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
108Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
108Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
108At the Library: March into a good book
107Teeing Off: Mind Gym
107Religious freedom must be protected
106Guest Voices…
106Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
106Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
106Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
106Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
105Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
105From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
105Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
105Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
105At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
105Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
105Letters to the Editor
104Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
104Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
104Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
103Totally Random: Where does it go?
102Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
102Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
102Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
101Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
101Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
101Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
100Greetings from the State Capitol
99Rural America and immigration reform
99Teen Voice: What is love?
99Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
98Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
97Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
97Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
97From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
96To The Editor
92Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
83Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
81Letter to the Editor
68Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
66Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
37Building Bridges: The ‘School of Hard Knocks’ teaches life
37No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health II
21Letter to the Editor
18Across The Fence: Victory at Valverde and on to Glorieta
Most Read News Stories of 2012
722Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
690Building Bridges – Teens in the Driver Seat is a program for LIFE
650All Points West: Coming home, a veteran’s perspective on what it means
556The Christmas Story
510Jane’s Secret column on hiatus
501To whom are we thankful?
457Across the Fence: Roosevelt’s campaign tour of the west
448Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
430A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
412A Stray Moment: Thanksgiving myths and traditions
390Curiosity Corner: An Uncommon Christmas Story
385Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
385A Stray Moment: To honor them all their days
384Building Bridges: Regionalism should be focus of our core-idor
383Across The Fence: Portugee Phillips and a horse named Dandy
383At the Monument: Museum collections
369The Good Life: There is good everywhere
359Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
357No-Till Notes: No-Till Conference
351Across The Fence: Barbecue Campbell and the XIT
347Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
344No-Till Notes: Drilling Edible Beans, part 2
339Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
328Across The Fence: The Christmas Truce of 1914
326Curiosity Corner: A Christmas with Buffalo Bill
321Support letters requested for airport
321A Stray Moment: Those we lost in 2014
317A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
315Across the Fence: Bose Ikard; Texas Cowboy
314A Stray Moment: Je ne suis pas Charlie Hebdo
312The Good Life: Looking back on 2014
306Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
303Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
299The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
298Our View: Let the downtown revitalization begin
295Across The Fence: Over The Edge; Niagara’s Argonauts
293No Till Notes: Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference
289No-Till Notes: Dakota Lakes Dry Land Rotations
284Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
283Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
282A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
282Building Bridges: Honoring our blessings and our leaders
279Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
279At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
279No Till Notes:
276In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
275What's the deal with organic milk?
275Observations Only: A soul’s journey
275A Stray Moment: O Holy Night
271Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
271Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
270Letters to the Editor
269Observations Only : White water
269No Till Notes: Drilling edible beans
269At the Library: The Underground Girls of Kabul - In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
267Across The Fence: The Harmar Campaign
266Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
265Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
265Across The Fence: “…a date that will live in infamy.”
263Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
262Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
258Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
257Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
253Across The Fence: Captain Silas S. Soule; The face of moral courage
252Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
250At the Library: Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell
250Building Bridges: Help! is the key word for the holidays
249Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
246Jack’s Insights: A word about weed control
245In the Hills: Nature for the Holidays
242Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
242Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
241Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
236
234Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
234Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
233A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
233Jane’s Secret: The Telling
231Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
231All Points West: Looking for holiday inspiration?
229Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
228At the Monument: Where are the animals?
227A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
225Teen Voice: Serendipity
224At the Library: Son by Lois Lowry
223Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
222Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
222No-Till Notes: A word about weed control
221Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
221Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
219A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
219Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
219At the Library:Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
218Across the Fence: The hand dug well
218Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
217Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
217Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
216Completely Different: It's all in the family
216Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
216Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
215From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
215Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
214Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
214Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
214Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
213Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
212Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
211A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
211Lyman Review: A Tunnel of Birds
210Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
209Jane’s Secret, XXXX: A tale of mayhem
209At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
208Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
208Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
208A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
206All Points West: Huskers win hearts and minds at Holiday Bowl
205Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
205Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
205Our View: Officials should take advantage of available training
204Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
204The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
204Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
204Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
203Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
202Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
202Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
202Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
202College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
202Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
202Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
201At the Monument: Living History
201No Till Notes: Moving Forward
200Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
198Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
198Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
198Building Bridges: Shovels and skills are as valuable as degrees
197Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
196Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
196Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
196Creatures of the Night
195Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
194The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
194Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
194Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
193Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
192Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
192Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
192Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
192Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
192Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
192No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
191History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
191Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
190Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
190Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
190No-Till Notes: The value of water
189No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
189Across The Fence: Flossie, love child of the eighties.
188A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
188Across The Fence: Battle of the Wabash: St. Clair’s Defeat
187A real leaning tree Christmas
187Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
186A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
186Totally Random: The Golden Rule
186A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
186A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
186Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
186 Across The Fence: County Fair
186Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part I)
185Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
185Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
185Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
185Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
185Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
185Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
185Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
185Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
184A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
184 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
184Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
183Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
183Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
183No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
183Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures
182A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
182Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
182Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
182No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
182A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
181Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
181A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
181Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
181Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
181
181
180Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
180Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
180Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)
179Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
179Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
179Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
179Building Bridges: Love your enemies
179Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
179A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
179Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
178Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
177Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
177Observations Only: Temptation
177Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
177Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
177Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
176Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
176Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
176Observations Only: Reality check
176Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
176Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
175Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
175Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
175Observations Only: Indifferent love
175Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
175Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
175Across The Fence: …and a Happy New Year.
174Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
174Completely Different: The Disney princess debate: an exercise in the ridiculous
174Observations Only: The shadow of error
174Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
174Observations Only: Gone away
174No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
174Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
174Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
173A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
173Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
173Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
173A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
173Observations Only: Divine prompts
173Observations Only: A sad week
173Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
173Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
173No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
172Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
172Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
172Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
172Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
172Anno Domini: We gather together
172Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
171Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
171Observations Only: Curious things
171Observations Only: Curious things, part II
171Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
171The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
171Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
171Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
171Across The Fence: No way to treat a lady
171No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health
170Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
170A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
170Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
170Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
170Observations Only: The need to understand
170Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
170Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
170Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
169Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
169Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
168Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
168Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
168Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
168Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
168Across the Fence: Amanda
167Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
167A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
167From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
167Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
167Observations Only: A matter of matter
167Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
167Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
167Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
166Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
166Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
166Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
166No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
166No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
165Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
165Observations Only: Beginnings
165The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
165Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
165Anno Domini: On this remembering day
165Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
165No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
165No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
164Observations Only: Divine spirit
164A Stray Moment: Without a net
164Observations Only: The vision
164A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
164Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
164Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
163Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
163Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
163Observations Only: A gift of serenity
163A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
163Observations Only: Off to the races
163Observations Only: Saint Marge
163Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
163Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
163Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
163Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
163Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
162Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
162Observations Only: Going home
162Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
162Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
162Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
162Observations Only: The awful truth
162Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
162Across The Fence: A day For thanks
162Across The Fence: Last Christmas
162Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
162Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
162In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
162No-til Notes: Changing plans
161Observations Only: Willfulness
161The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
161Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
161Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
161No-Till Notes: Looking Back
161No Till Notes: Final Stop
160Observations Only: Critical thinking
160Observations Only: Uneventful flight
160From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
160Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
160Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
160Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
160Observations Only: A good daughter
160Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
160Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
159Observations Only: Good and evil
159A Stray Moment: God Knows
159Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
159Observations Only: A matter of paradox
159Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
159Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
159The Good Life: Today we celebrate Global Oneness Day
159 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
159Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
159Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
159At the Monument: Domestic Animals on the Oregon Trail
158Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
158Observations Only: Choices
158Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
158Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
158No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
158Our View: Streamlining is great...when all are informed
157Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
157A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
157Observations Only: Journey's end
157From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
157Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
157Across The Fence: The Eighth Wonder of the World
156Observations Only: Expect the best
156Observations Only: Final moment
156Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
155Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
155Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
155Across the Fence: Building Barns
155Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
155Observations Only: Waiting time
155A Halloween Story: The scary dream
155Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
154Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
154Across The Fence: Ms. Goodale and the Ghost Dance War (Part II of III)
153Across the Fence: On The road
153Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
153Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
153Observations Only: The visit
153Observations Only: A day in August
153At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
152Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
152Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
152Observations Only: Hog wash
152Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
152Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
152Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
152No Till Notes: It’s All About the Carbon
151Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
151Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
151Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
151Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
151At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
150Observations Only: A fine line
150Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
150Our View: A failure to communicate
149Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
149Assad’s endgame
149Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
149Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
149No-till Notes: Moving forward
149In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
149At the Monument: Night Sky
148The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
147Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
147From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
147The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
147Observations Only: The vigil
147Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
147SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
146Observations Only: Sister lost
146No-Till Notes: Back in the field
146Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
145The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
145Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
144Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
144A Small World: Special guest
144Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
144The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
144Totally Random: My journey, life after living
144A Stray Moment: Winter Wonderland (and Thank You to the Snow Crews)
144Lyman Review: The Frozen Tundra
143The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
143The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
143Observations Only: One more time
143Teen Voice: My rebellion
143
142Lyman Review: Let’s get back to the subject of bullying
142Letter to the Editor
141Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
141Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
141Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
141From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
141Teen Voice: The need to get away
141Lyman Review: Devil calf
141No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
141No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
140Across the Fence: The Soldier’s Free Homestead Colony of Gibbon
140Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
140The ghost of Ayn Rand
140Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
140The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
140Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
140Teeing Off: Around the Green
140Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
140Observations Only: The last goodbye
139Observations only : Sisters of the world
139Observations Only : The orphanage
139Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
139Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
139Observations Only: The last toothpick
138From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
138The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
138The Good Life: The two different types of business people
138Teen Voice: Silence
138Lyman Review: The love goat
138Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
137Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
137Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
137The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
137Lyman Review: One mean chicken
137At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
136Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
136Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
136Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
136Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
136At the Monument: Junior Rangers
135Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
135Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
134Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
134Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
134Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
134Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
134Prairie Dogs
134At the Monument: Bird Homes at the Bluff
134Letter to the Editor: A call to defend the U.S. Constitution
133Completely Different : Could you come down off your soap box please?
133Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
133A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
133Observations Only: Scourge of violence
133Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
133The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
133In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
133Across the Fence: Oliver T. Jackson, Colorado pioneer
132Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
132Observations Only: Just around the corner
132A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
132A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
132Teen Voice: The gift of caring
131Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
131Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
131Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
131Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
131Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
131Teeing Off: Persistence
131Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
131At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
131Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
131
130From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
130Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
130Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
130Teen Voice: Stress test
130Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
130At the Monument: Art in National Parks
129A last look at the Nebraska Zone
129The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
129Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
129Observations Only: Blue chip stock
129Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
129Teen Voice: Catfished
129Teen Voice: Being a girl
129Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
129Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
129Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
129Lyman Review: Branding Time
129Jane’s Secret LIII: The bargain
128Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
128Across the fence: Something worth remembering
128Observations Only: A new direction
128Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
128The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
128Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
128Be kind through communications
128
128Reach out for challenges
127 Taking a big risk
127A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
127A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
127A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
127A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
127Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
127Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
127
126Observations Only: Giving up
126A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
126Across the Fence: The Pony Express
126Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
126Fourth of July meetings
126Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina At the Library
125Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
125From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
125A Stray Moment: The last time
125Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
125Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
125Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
125Teen View: My crazy, wonderful life
124Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
124Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
124Teen Voice: Remember what you have
124Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
124Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
124Curiosity Corner: The Boss of the Plains
123Age of reason
123Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
123Totally Random: Life’s ripples
123Teen Voice: Self-expression
123At the Monument: That old (historic) building
122Observations Only: Extreme measures
122Observations Only: Together again
122Observations Only: Sister odyssey
122Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
122Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
122Completely Different - The magic of spring
122Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
122Teen Voice: Body image
122Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
122Teen Voice: The rivalry
122
122Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
122Across The Fence: The Youngest Discoverer
121Time keeps flowing like a river
121Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
121Observations Only: Painting a picture
121Observations Only: The meeting
121Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
121Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
121A Small World: Savoring county fair days
121Totally Random: October, the pink month
121Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
121Lyman Review: Winter's dog
120Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
120From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
120Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
120Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
120Teen Voice: The Other Side
120New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
120Linked Lives
119Observations Only: The joy of money
119Observations Only: Spider adventure
119From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
119Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
119Teen Voice: Living within our means
119Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
119Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
119Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
119Lyman Review: Dog fun
119In the Hills: Explore the state parks
119View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
119Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
119Letter to the editor
119In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
118It's no surprise
118Observations Only: North Powder
118Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
118Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
118Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
118Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
118Totally Random: Happy Halloween
118Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
118What’s really going on with our water?
117From the Superintendent’s Desk
117The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
117Teeing Off: The thing about state
117Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
117Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
117Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
116Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
116From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
116From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
116Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
115Being a Nebraskan – border to border
115Observations Only - Two ages of man
115Trash cans
115From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
115Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
115Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
115
115A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
115Teen Voice: To the future
115Totally Random: Trusting the fates
115Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
115View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
115Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
115Website Resources
115
114Completely Different: Tales from the mat
114Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
114Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
114Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
114Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
114Our View: Community responsible for kids
114Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
114Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
114Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
114Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
114For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
114Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
113Silence please
113Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
113Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
113Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
113Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
113Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
113Teen Voice: Shadow art
113Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
113Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
113Nature Notes: Love is in the air
113In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
113Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
112Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
112Life's curve balls
112Observations Only: Saturday delight
112Observations Only: No thank you
112From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
112Observations Only: Surprises
112Teen Voice: Today’s television
112Teen Voice: Equality
112Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
112Teen Voice: Cyber War
112Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
111The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
111Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
111From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
111Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
111I'm falling for Tumblr?
111Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
111Teen Voice: Where is the love?
111Teen Voice: Footprints
111Synchronicity:What brings me back
110Observations Only: Counting chickens
110Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
110Teen Voice: Inspire me
110Support emergency services personnel
110Their View: Goal post move unfair
109Observations Only: What's in a word?
109Our View: The elephant in the room
109Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
109From the Hill: More Work Ahead
109Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
109Why you should visit the zoo in February
109Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
109Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
109Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
108Observations Only : Mission accomplished
108Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
108Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
108At the Library: March into a good book
107Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
107Teeing Off: Mind Gym
107Religious freedom must be protected
106Guest Voices…
106Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
106Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
106Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
106Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
105Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
105From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
105From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
105Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
105From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
105Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
105Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
105At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
105Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
105Letters to the Editor
104The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
104Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
104Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
104Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
103Totally Random: Where does it go?
102Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
102The Block
102The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
102Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
102Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
102Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
101The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
101The hills, part 1: Mustangs
101Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
101Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
101Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
100Greetings from the State Capitol
99From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
99Rural America and immigration reform
99Teen Voice: What is love?
99Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
98It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
98Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
97The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
97Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
97Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
97From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
96From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
96The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
96To The Editor
94Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
93Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
93SELL-OUT!
93Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
93Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
92Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
89Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
88My mini Pen and me
88Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
88Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
87Elizabeth's top ten movie list of 2011
87A Small World: Time traveling
87Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
87A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
87From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
87Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
85From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
84Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
84Teen Voice: The more the merrier
84Teen Voice: Not just another ride
84Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
84Remembering When
83The zombie apocalypse and you
83Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
83Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
83Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
82Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
82Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
82Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
82Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
82Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
82Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
81Completely Different: Your local government and you
81Do You Tube?
81Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
81Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
81Letter to the Editor
80Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
80Teen Voice: Happy news
79Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
79Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
79Teen Voice: The road of hatred
79Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
79Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
79Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
78Timing makes perfect
78Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
77Completely Different: The Quest
77Economic development update
77Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
76Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
76From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
76Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
76LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
75We need a few good people
75Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
75From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
75Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
75Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
74Our view . . .Sports Complex
74Welcome to Gering
74Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
73Seeing the works of the master
73LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
73Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
72Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
72Letter to the Editor
71View from the block
71Home of the Brave
70From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
69Teen Voice: March Madness
69Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
69From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
68Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
68Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
68Social time has important benefits
68From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
68Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
68Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers
67Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
67Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
67My Thanksgiving prayer
66Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
66Jane’s Secret LIV The bargain part II
65Permission to remember
65Practice safe barbecue basics
65Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
63Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
63Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
61From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
56Our View: Visionaries wanted
48Our View: Bravo OTD committee
37Building Bridges: The ‘School of Hard Knocks’ teaches life
37No-Till Notes: Path to Soil Health II
21Letter to the Editor
18Across The Fence: Victory at Valverde and on to Glorieta
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