Gering Senior team falls in last home game
July 14, 2011 Pedro Escobar, Citizen Intern   

Senior player Josh Valdez warms up with his team before the match against Chadron

As the season dwindles down to its end, the Platte Valley Companies Senior team found themselves playing their last home game Tuesday night. It would be the last time senior players Grant Rimington, Josh Valdez, Bret Hutchison and injured player Mikah Schmall would play at Oregon Trail Park in a Gering uniform.

Chadron struck first after a hit went by shortstop Danny O’Boyle. Senior team answered right away in the bottom of the first with Zach Smith hitting a line drive to center field for an RBI. The scored was knotted 1-1 after the first inning.

There wasn’t much action in the second inning. Both teams played excellent defense and prevented each other from any major threat.

The third inning was key for Chadron. After a leadoff double and a bunt single, Chadron scored off an RBI single to extend the lead. They added another run after a hit out to right field going up by two runs.

A crucial double play by O’Boyle stopped Chadron’s momentum but the hit still brought in a run. The score was 4-1 in favor of the Nationals.

Zach Smith started things off for Senior team hitting the ball out to center right field for a triple. Smith then later scored after a fastball went past the Chadron catcher. Senior team inched a little closer being down by only two runs.

After scoring two more runs Chadron’s lead was 6-2. Unfortunately the Senior team was not able to respond with any runs of their own.

Bret Hutchison started the fifth inning by hitting an infield single. Smith was then walked advancing Hutchison to second. The very next batter, O’Boyle, hit a single out to left field to load up the bases with no outs.

Next at bat was Grant Rimington and he did not hesitate seizing the opportunity. Rimington hit a single for two RBI’s and then advanced on to second after a throw to third by Chadron. The Senior team was back in the game only down 6-4.

Unfortunately due to rain and a delayed start the game was called after five innings. It is not the best way to end the season at home but a 13-5 home record is nothing to sneeze about; a great job done this year by the Platte Valley Companies Senior team.

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1969Our View... Preserve Gering’s form of government
1967Teen Voice: Thank you, Gering Speech Team
1965Jane’s Secret, part II: Gertrude’s choice
1963Life in the Rearview Mirror: Invisible scars have lasting effects
1920The Good Life: Campaign ad using Jesus goes too far
1899Our View: Museum merger a good thing, but let’s go slowly
1882A Small World: Time traveling
1872Across the Fence: A Cheyenne weekend
1864Teen Voice: Just ten minutes
1856Completely Different: Tales from the mat
1856Totally Random: Astrology: It’s all in the stars…
1834Time keeps flowing like a river
1803A last look at the Nebraska Zone
1791Life in the west: Betting on the end of the world
1788Completely Different: Look around, what are you missing?
1786Our View: Mayor should insist on civility
1779Letter to the Editor
1765Observations Only : The orphanage
1753My mini Pen and me
1737Observations Only : Mission accomplished
1726Across the Fence: Ah-ho-appa (fallen leaf)
1725Teen Voice: March Madness
1722Our view . . .Sports Complex
1722Observations Only: Little Girl Lost: Adopted
1722From the Pastor's Pen: Unbelievable breaking news
1707Livestock Production: My Paradigm Shift
1707Completely Different: Your local government and you
1702Observations Only: Sisters lost, part I
1695Across the Fence: All aboard the Transcontinental Express
1695Remembering When
1688Observations only : Sisters of the world
1685Our view... Gering stands upon important threshold
1685Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part I
1677Observations Only: Little girl lost, part 3
1677Completely Different: The good, the bad, and the remedy
1676Bright Ideas, Brighter Future: Leaving a Legacy
1675Bright Ideas! Brighter Future! Common sense prevails
1668Curiosity Corner : The tale of the travelling train station
1664Observations Only: Little Girl Lost, part six
1653Across the Fence: James Butler Hickok: The thoughtful gunfighter
1639From the Superintendent’s Desk - Parent Teacher Conferences
1638Teen Voice: What diabetes taught me
1633It's a small world : Everything we do has meaning
1613Teen Voice : Leave your legacy
1597Our View: Scottsbluff attitude damages future collaborations
1576Jane’s Secret, XXX: A new wrinkle
1534Across the Fence - Catherine’s boys
1517Observations Only: Reality check
1494SBNM View: Do you want to be a VIP?
1487Across the fence: Something worth remembering
1478Totally Random: December 6, the day I lived
1466Jane’s Secret, part XVIII : Devil’s bargain
1450Teen Voice: Don’t be fooled by fads
1448Barr’s Bacon Wrapped Fantasy Picks: A rookie's guide to drafting your dream team
1371Completely Different: The Quest
1352Our View: Come home to Nebraska, but not just anywhere
1350Observations Only: A soul’s journey
1316Totally Random: The Golden Rule
1308Jane’s Secret, XXIII: Molly’s plan
1298Jane’s Secret, XXIV: The last drive
1286Miss Movies: Miss Movies recommends her top 10 films of 2013
1283Across the Fence: Sioux Ordnance Depot: stories to be told
1277Life in the Rearview Mirror: I’m on a road to someplace
1273Across the Fence: Burnett’s Mound and the Topeka tornado
1267From the Superintendent’s Desk: Get ready for Parent-teacher conferences
1258The Good Life: Extending grace, the lost art
1254Across the Fence: Building Barns
1251Theatre West’s Cabaret torch burns brightly
1249Jane’s Secret, XXXIII: Night walk
1244Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Governor’s Ag Conference overview
1242Across The Fence: Union Pacific robbery at Big Springs
1241Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest, part 1
1235Across the Fence: Lions, wolves and bears
1232Totally Random: Hemp: considering the real benefits of the miracle plant
1217From the Superintendent's Desk: Thank You
1217No-Till Notes: Plan to attend 2014 No-Till Conference
1216From the Superintendent's Desk: NePAS – State Accountability
1215Building Bridges: Save the world, educate through agriculture
1210Jane’s Secret, XXV: Mysteries
1202Our view: Gering’s future needs your vote
1195From the Superintendent’s Desk: Welcome to new certified staff
1195From the Superintendent’s Desk - Option Enrollment
1194Observations Only: Blinders aren’t just for horses
1186Completely Different: It’s the end of the world as we know it
1180Across the Fence: Dull Knife’s Quest: Part 2 of 2
1174Across the Fence: Class of ’67, last remnants of home
1166Life in the West: Inside the minds of serial killers
1166The Good Life: Through my father’s eyes
1162A Stray Moment: Merry Christmas – God save us all
1156Across the Fence: Wyoming settlers lay siege to the TA Ranch
1153Completely Different: New Year’s Resolutions
1149Completely Different: The game is afoot, a look at Sherlock Holmes
1147Across the Fence: Judge Roy Bean : Texas prizefight promoter
1146A Small World: Savoring county fair days
1139Cat on a Hot Tin Roof a mixed bag
1138Across the Fence: On The road
1137Jane’s Secret, part XI: Grand Duchess
1133Across the Fence: Discovering Ed Stemler
1131From the Superintendent’s Desk: Early Childhood Education
1120Jane’s Secret, part IX: Mrs. Huber’s chagrin
1117Jane’s Secret, part XIII: Blackberry pie
1117Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tail’s assassin
1113A Stray Moment : Carry the weight
1112From the Superintendent’s Desk : Thank You for another Great Year
1111The Good Life: Hey, I’m a winner!
1111Assad’s endgame
1107Jane’s Secret, part VI: Molly’s surprise
1093Teen Voice: I guess it’s just a western Nebraska thing
1092Jane’s Secret, part VII Clem’s confession
1092Lyman Review: Hubby’s got my goat
1092Jane’s Secret, part VIII: Molly's plan
1086From the Superintendent’s Desk: Thanks for the memories
1085Jane’s Secret, part XVII : Plans gone awry
1084Guest Editorial: Fischer will see U.S. ‘living within means’
1083From the Superintendent’s Desk - Haig and Aurora Buildings
1075A Stray Moment: All's well that ends well, usually
1072Jane’s Secret, part XX: Change of plans
1071Across the Fence: Black Hills Gold and the Thoen Stone
1068Across The Fence: Billy Dixon; Plainsman, Hunter, Indian fighter and Scout
1064Miss Movies: “Bully” a powerful documentary
1062Across The Fence: The Hat Creek Outpost
1054Observations Only - Two ages of man
1045Thinking About Health: The challenge of signing up for Obamacare
1043The Good Life: Your dollar is a vote for what you care about
1042Across the Fence: Consumed by fire
1042Across the Fence: The Spirit of Crazy Horse
1040Completely Different: That’s so Pinteresting
1035A Small World: Chokecherry season evokes memories of yesterday
1030Jane’s Secret, part XVI: Fate takes a hand
1027From the Superintendent’s Desk: Accountability
1023Teen Voice: New Year’s goals
1019A Stray Moment: Earth Day, am I doing my part?
1018Jane’s Secret, part V: Aggie’s complaint
1016Jane’s Secret, part XIV: Molly’s dream
1013 Across the Fence: ‘Aunt Sally’ and Dakota Gold
1007Observations Only: Painting a picture
1000Teen Voice: Today’s television
998Across the Fence: The Great Solomon River Stampede
997Across the Fence: The Wellnitz Fire, day 1 and 2
994Across the Fence: Mud Springs revisited
993Life in the Rearview Mirror: I hate coffee
992Across the Fence: The much maligned Ms. Watson
991Jane’s Secret, part XV: Unrequited love
991Jane’s Secret, Part XVIV: Crystal Waters
987Jane’s Secret, part XII: Jane's Vow
985Across The Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part I
984Across the Fence: First scalp for Custer
983Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
983From the Superintendent’s Desk - District purchase of building
981From the Superintendent’s Desk: Summer School – 2013
977Jane’s Secret, XXVIII: Lame Johnny
976From the Superintendent’s Desk
972Across The Fence: A day For thanks
970From the Superintendent’s Desk: Parents’ role in the educational process
969From the Superintendent’s Desk : Draft Calendar 2013-14
967From the Superintendent’s Desk: Current enrollment count
967Jane’s Secret, part XXII: While the cat’s away
965Life in the Rearview Mirror: Cleaning off the ‘what if’ shelf
964Miss Movies: Ten movies for romance
963Teen Voice: Fifty reasons to smile
959Our View: County Manager option leads to Good Old Boys' Club
958Observations Only: A new direction
957Teen Voice: What senior year taught me
955Across the Fence: Just For the Thrill of It
950Jane’s Secret, XXVII: Town Meeting
942From the Pastor's Pen: Lord, teach us to pray
941Across the Fence: A hometown 4th of July
939Teen Voice: Learning calculus more than numbers
936The zombie apocalypse and you
935Across the Fence: Fort Mitchell on the Great Platte River Road
935A Stray Moment: Star Trek: Infinite diversity in infinite combinations
928Completely Different: The Marilyn Monroe conundrum
927Totally Random: I’m a backwards reader
922Teen Voice: Experiencing versus remembering
920Across the Fence: Bloody Pocket, the final battle
919Across the Fence: Faded photos and vivid memories
918Across the Fence - Boston: April 18, 1775
917From the Superintendent’s Desk: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
914Across the Fence: Submarines and railroads
913Jane’s Secret, part XXI: Gertrude’s Agenda
911From the Superintendent's Desk: Election over – work begins
911From the Superintendent’s Desk - Financial Outlook for Gering Public Schools
902Observations Only: Sisters lost, part IV
900The Good Life: It’s hard to believe, the Citizen is four years old
899A Stray Moment: Now is the winter of our disconnect
897Completely Different: What’s speech got to do with it?
896Teen Voice: Respond to defeat
896Anno Domini: Independence, an ideal worth celebrating
895Completely Different: Confessions of an out of shape twenty something
895Across the Fence: Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Chadron to Chicago Cowboy Race, part II
891Trash cans
890Observations Only: Giving up
890Thinking about Health: Getting insurance under the Affordable Care Act
885A Stray Moment - Celebrating Gering's Quasquicentennial
884The Good Life: Our most precious right, gagged
882Observations Only: Curious things
881The hills, part 1: Mustangs
879A Stray Moment: In praise of silence
879Across the Fence: The hand dug well
877Teen Voice: Catfished
877Across the Fence: Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche captive
876Lyman Review - Tales of the renegade rooster
875From the Superintendent's Desk: Elementary attendance areas
875Across the Fence: Fact, fiction or fragmented dreams?
872Teen Voice: 'Pretty Little Liars'
872Teen Voice: Let us be beautiful
872Completely Different: The mystery of Vivian Maier
870Teen Voice: The road of hatred
868Observations Only: The joy of money
864Teen Voice: The more the merrier
862The Block
862Observations Only: Sisters lost, part III
862At the Library: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
860The Good Life: The best Christmas gift
857Across the Fence: Rural free delivery
856Teen Voice: Lessons I learned from my eight-year-old brother
855A Stray Moment: Without a net
852Observations Only: Saturday delight
852A Stray Moment: Waiting on a train
850Teen Voice: What’s so great about pizza?
848A Stray Moment: I love Sookie Stackhouse
847Completely Different: The Hills, part 3: Rediscovering the spirit
843Jane’s Secret, XXIX: Fred’s debacle
839Teen Voice: Congratulations, you’re awful
838Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
836Jane's Secret, part X: The arrival
836Life in the Rearview Mirror: Greensburg strong
835Life's curve balls
835A Stray Moment: Tacos! Our embarrassment of riches
830 Taking a big risk
830Political Cartoon by Doug Hoevet
830A Stray Moment: God Knows
829A Stray Moment: On Canada and the forgotten bicentennial
829The Good Life: We are not separate, we are one family
826From the Superintendent's Desk: School year now in full swing
826Completely Different: The Mind Palace Memory Technique
826A Stray Moment: It's a dog's life
826Across the Fence: Standing on the wagon
825Teen Voice: Gleek tragedy
823Jane’s Secret, XXXII Jane’s Bad Day
820A Small World: Scotts Bluff Valley Fiber Arts Fair classes offer great variety
819Completely Different: Remembering Aurora
817Miss Movies: Ten great horror flicks for Halloween, part 2
816Teen Voice: Not just another ride
815Life in the Rearview Mirror: The Moments we live for
814Teen Voice: Confessions of the financially disabled
814Completely Different: The Hills, part 2: The Civilian Conservation Corps
813Observations Only: Scourge of violence
813The Good Life: Mom, my partner in life
813Across the Fence: When Lady Luck sleeps
811Seeing the works of the master
811The ghost of Ayn Rand
811From the Superintendent's Desk: PLAS School
811Observations Only: Going home
809Observations Only: Extreme measures
806A ‘city’ kid goes to the fair
805A Stray Moment: World War Two is not forgotten
805Across the Fence: When Fiddler quit running
805The Good Life: Christina Baker’s mom: Thank you
803Timing makes perfect
803Across the Fence: Wounded Knee; December 29, 1890
802Capitol View: Lincoln Highway captures spotlight
801Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
801A Stray Moment: - The case for Hagel
801The Good Life: A farm girl in my heart
799Observations Only: Counting chickens
799The Good Life: Leave the quilt shop and laundromat alone
798Completely Different: Happy Hollowthanksmas
797Observations Only: Just around the corner
796Across the Fence: Tomb of the Unknown
796A Stray Moment: A voice from the past, haunting myself
795Our View: County has some ‘splainin’ to do
794Our View: Extreme caution needed with fireworks
794The Good Life: The two different types of business people
793View from the block
793Teen Voice: Body image
790Observations Only: A soul's journey, part III
789SELL-OUT!
789Observations Only: The two faces of poverty
788Across the Fence : November 1864: Pole Creek, Politics and Patriots
787Pulpit of Bones: Man's best friend
784Observations Only: Uneventful flight
784Totally Random: My journey, life after living
783A Stray Moment: The last time
783Guest Voice: If I could do it over again
783The Good Life: We are the Valley’s emissaries
779It's no surprise
775Teen Voice: Living within our means
775A Stray Moment - A night owl born to an 8 to 5 world
771Miss Movies: Top ten holiday films, part II
771Book Review: I Forgot to Remember By Su Meck
770Guest Editorial: Bob Kerrey is the true fiscal conservative
770Observations Only: A gift of serenity
770Rural America and immigration reform
769Teen Voice: Not according to the plan
769Observations Only: Surprises
768Welcome to Gering
768Our View: Pipeline not a solution to oil problems
767Across the Fence: Places near forgotten
766Teen Voice: The benefits of online learning
766Across the Fence: Cheyenne County, Nebraska: cattle country
766Life in the Rearview Mirror: The world is a stage
765Across the Fence: A boy called Slon-Ha
765Observations Only: Musings of an odd duck
765Completely Different: The bucket list phenomenon
764Completely Different: How the savings stole Christmas
763A Stray Moment: Ready for the storm
762Age of reason
762Silence please
762Observations Only: Journey's end
761Across The Fence: Jules, Jack and lawless justice
760From the Superintendent's Desk: School Safety and Security
760Teen: Voice : Drinking enough water
760Completely Different: Hey there, four eyes!
758Observations Only: No thank you
758Teen Voice: Twitter as sleep criminal
758Observations Only: The awful truth
757Teen Voice: Shadow art
753Do You Tube?
753Observations Only: Critical thinking
753Life in the Rearview Mirror: Personal control of an individual response
749Observations Only: What's in a word?
749Teen Voice: Serendipity
749Capitol View: Wild life proposal costly but worthwhile
749Completely Different: Perfect memories made in imperfect moments
748Observations Only: A strange Thanksgiving
747Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory
746A Stray Moment: For the love of theatre
745LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gering Public Schools seeks imput
745Across The Fence: Freedom Triumphant Over War and Peace
744Across The Fence: The hanging of Cornelius Donahue a.k.a. John A. Hurley
743Economic development update
742Observations Only: North Powder
739Teen Voice: Eighth day of the week - Someday
738Observations Only: Together again
738Observations Only: Sister odyssey
738Observations Only: Curious things, part II
737Across the Fence: Wasicu Wakan
737A Stray Moment: Having a blast on the Fourth of July
736Miss Movies: The top ten films of 2012: The year of the geek
735Teen Voice: An eventful homecoming
734Building Bridges: Cleaning up for company--or not--reveals a lot
732From the Superintendent's Desk: Student transportation changes for 2012-13
731Teeing Off: Lessons learned from golf
730Teen Voice: Sit back and enjoy YouTube
729Anno Domini: The memorial nobody wants
728Observations Only: Spider adventure
728Observations Only: Sister lost
728Completely Different: Do you know John Green?
726Observations Only: Blue chip stock
726Across The Fence: The Spanish Flu
725The Good Life: A very interesting meeting indeed
724From the Superintendent's Desk: Our goal: Improve student performance
720Building Bridges: Chautauqua will bring out the best in everyone
719Life in the Rearview Mirror: Is it possible to just drive in the 21st Century?
715Teen Voice: On becoming politically active
714Their View: Hey Gering, mind your own business!
714I'm falling for Tumblr?
714Across the Fence: Pawnee legends in the Nebraska Panhandle
710Across The Fence: The Heartland plague of 1874-75
709Observations Only: Sisters lost, part two
709Guest Voices…
708Completely Different: I go to seek a Great Perhaps
708A real leaning tree Christmas
705Observations Only: Expect the best, part II
705Teen Voice: Positive effects of social media
700From the Superintendent's Desk: Why so soon?
699From the Superintendent's Desk: State report card
699Teen Voice: Dealing with stress
698A Small World: Special guest
697Teen Voice: Pinning your interest
697Jane’s secret, XXVI: The suitcase
697The Good Life: A holiday recipe for peace
696Teen Voice: Indulge In moderation
696The Good Life: A time to be proud of our ancestors
695Observations Only : White water
694Teen Voice: Being a girl
693The Good Life: The lasting effects of bullying
692Observations Only: A soul's journey, part two
692Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
692Teen Voice: Say yes to branching out
691A Stray Moment: Guilty pleasures
690Building Bridges: Planning now for tourism season 2014
689Miss Movies: Top Ten Holiday Films
686Permission to remember
686Observations Only: The meeting
686Jane's Secret, XXXI: Sixes and sevens
684My Thanksgiving prayer
684The Lyman Review: I love baby ducks
684Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage
683Teen Voice: Until we say goodbye
683Jane’s Secret XXXV: Bugs and things
677Five Good Reasons to Create an Investment Strategy
676Our View: The elephant in the room
673Observations Only: Wilkerson Pass
673Observations Only: A matter of matter
673A Small World: Legends week promises fun for everyone
672Life in the Rearview Mirror: Work is more than a four-letter word
671Teen Voice: Go ahead, make my day
670The Good Life: Cooler breezes bring anticipation of fall
669Social time has important benefits
669The Good Life: The economic footprint of one small business
668Teen Voice: Saying Goodbye
667Home of the Brave
665Teen Voice: Outbreak of the Gamers
664Building Bridges: Being grateful for the hardships in life
663Across The Fence: By the dawn’s early light
663The Good Life: What a wild ride it’s been
662Across The Fence: Billy Dixon at Adobe Walls, June 1874
660Observations Only: Good and evil
660Observations Only: Indifferent love
660Across The Fence: The Pawnee on Pumpkin Creek
659The Good Life: Innovation and young energy enriches us all
659Teeing Off: Around the Green
658Observations Only: The shadow of error
657Practice safe barbecue basics
657Teen Voice: Happy news
655Life in the Rearview Mirror: The cumulative effects of giving
655Across the Fence: The Overland Camel Company
654Teen Voice: Making sense of the Sandy Hook tragedy
653Observations Only: Expect the best
652LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No tax state unrealistic
651Teen Voice: Practice makes perfect
647Teen Voice:  Body bashing and self-image
645Observations Only: A fine line
644Teen Voice: By my side until the newness wears off
644The Good Life: People of the Valley, we have a choice
644Teen Voice: The daily struggle to a lifelong battle
643Jane's Secret XXXIV: Gin Rummy
642Observations Only: Beginnings
642The Good Life - The worst day on record at the Citizen
637Observations Only: Divine spirit
634Teen Voice - On the outside looking In
633Anno Domini: We gather together
626Observations Only: A matter of paradox
625Our View: Bravo OTD committee
624Teen Voice: Equality
624Teen Voice: I’ll be healthy – tomorrow
622Observations Only: Divine prompts
618Observations Only: Choices
618Building Bridges: Tend to 2014 and be Happy, Happy, Happy
614Observations Only: A sad week
614Teen Voice: Sticks and stones
612Completely Different - The magic of spring
612A Stray Moment: Learning how to walk
611Building Bridges: Celebrating the Bulldog homecoming
608Teen Voice: Previously unwritten cell phone rules
607Teen Voice: Silence
606A Stray Moment: In praise of encouragement
604A Halloween Story: The scary dream
602Across The Fence: Amos Bad Heart Bull
601Building Bridges: Love your enemies
600Teen Voice: Thanksgiving
599Life in the Rearview Mirror: Experiencing life passion
599Totally Random: Life’s ripples
598Across the Fence; Prelude to the Red River War of 1874
598Totally Random: October, the pink month
596Observations Only: Temptation
596Life in the Rearview Mirror: Adapt and adjust
596Observations Only: Fuzzy angel
594Welcome to Gering and the 92nd Oregon Trail Days Celebration.
592Observations Only: Off to the races
591Lyman Review: Devil calf
591Across The Fence: First train from Saply Grove
587Observations Only: The vision
581Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We Are Proud of the Nebraska National Guard
579Observations Only: Willfulness
578Teen Voice: The need to get away
576Teen Voice: Do It Anyway
576Guest Editorial: The future of health care at Regional West
569Observations Only: The need to understand
569Observations Only: A good daughter
563Building Bridges: Observing bullies, abuse and pastors
562Anno Domini: Ask the digital dust
561Teen Voice: Stress test
557Building Bridges: Asking officials to speak and work as a body
556Updates from NRD: NRD promotes conservation
555Our View: Visionaries wanted
554Teen Voice: Is respect dead?
551Across the Fence: The Pony Express
551Teeing Off: Persistence
550Life in the Rearview Mirror: Life enhancing memories
547Teeing Off: Mind Gym
547Across the Fence: A Cowboy kind of Christmas
543Lyman Review: The elusive farm cat
537Observations Only: The unvarnished truth
536Teen Voice: Remember what you have
534Building Bridges: Serve on the school board—or say no more
532Observations Only: Afraid of the dark
532Teen Voice: Footprints
531Building Bridges: “New” will become a buzzword in the Valley
531Dear Nebraskans: Massachusetts should not determine Nebraska’s Presidential vote
526Final Point: Golf, cross country feats headline fall season successes
526Building Bridges: Building us up to be what others see
523Teen Voice: The rivalry
523Anno Domini: On this remembering day
522Building Bridges: Following the spirit of Gering
521Observations Only: Saint Marge
520Lyman Review: The love goat
520Across the Fence: Battle of Summit Springs, Part I: Tall Bull Killed
519Teeing Off: The thing about state
519Observations Only: Waiting time
518Up The Creek Without A Paddle: The NRD wants to do what with your money?
514Teen Voice: The Other Side
514Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Collegebound Nebraska
514Teen Voice: Nobody else can lower you
513Jane’s Secret XXXVII: A starry night
513Totally Random: Happy Halloween
510Across The Fence: The Three Guardsmen
508Our View: Why rush the interlocal agreement?
507Across The Fence; ‘Johnny Appleseed’ of the Oregon Trail
504Teen Voice: My rebellion
503Lyman Review: Now that's a set of handlebars!
503No-Till Notes: Water Funding Task Force
501Across the Fence: The Blizzard of ‘49
497Observations Only: Gone away
489Jane’s Secret, XXXVIII: Bad girls
487Lyman Review: Something wicked this way comes
486Teen Voice: What is love?
481Teen Voice: Self-expression
479Observations Only: Hog wash
478Update From the NRD: Winter has arrived
478A Stray Moment: Robin Williams – Good night sweet prince
477Welcome to the ‘New’ in Gering
476Capitol View: Delay tactics a gamble as session draws to a close
471Jane’s Secret XXXVI:  The dream
471 Across the Fence: Remembering Armistice Day
468Building Bridges: Pause a moment...save a child’s life
463Why you should visit the zoo in February
460Building Bridges: Objectivity and fairness make a winning plan
460Across the Fence; Massacre on the Marias River
459No Till Notes: Final Stop
453Across The Fence: Moc-chi, A Southern Cheyenne warrior
453Jane’s Secret, XLI Black widow spider
452From the Hill: More Work Ahead
451Observations Only: The visit
450Teen Voice: Shopping days or holidays?
447
445For the love of the game – best courses in the valley
443Lyman Review: One mean chicken
443Observations Only: A day in August
442Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle
440Teen Voice: Cyber War
438Across The Fence: Crazy Horse’s Last Battle
434At the Library: March into a good book
428Across The Fence: Mustangs on Pumpkin Creek
424Observations Only: One more time
424Teen Voice: Hope for a New Year
419Observations Only: The last goodbye
418What’s really going on with our water?
418In the Hills: Nebraska Bighorn Sheep
411Lyman Review: Goat-chasing cardio
408Building Bridges: #speaklife is a goal for students, a goal for all
405Teen Voice: My School, Their Rules
402Teen Voice: The gift of caring
400Our View: Childcare not school district’s role
400Teen Voice: Family for all intents and purposes
400Across the Fence: Remembering English Joe
400Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLIII: Jail house rock
400No-Till Notes: Looking Back
397Their View: Goal post move unfair
396Updates from NRD: Happy New Year
394Observations Only: Final moment
394Teen Voice: Writing love on our hearts
393Capitol View: Yes, Virginia, the Legislature has done something, so far
393At the Monument: Junior Rangers
392Teen Voice: To the future
390No-Till Notes: Joe Franks Memorial
388Across the Fence: Prelude to Battle
387Capitol View: Considering additional education choices
386Gering ninth graders answer the questions of life
384Across the Fence: David F. Cook and ‘Indian Joe’
383Building Bridges: Be a Destination Ambassador
381Lyman Review: Branding Time
380Across the Fence: The Colorado Coalfield War
379In the Hills: Pollinators – the buzz
377Across The Fence: Last Christmas
376View from Capitol Hill: Solutions for our economy and the budget
374Across the Fence: John Colter, the first mountain man
373Observations Only: The last toothpick
373Teen Voice: Where is the love?
371Building Bridges: Awards are only part of our success
370Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret, XLII: Sunflowers
369Nature Notes: Love is in the air
368No-till Notes: Moving forward
367Mayor’s Monthly: Moving on Gering’s momentum
365Building Bridges: Five years old IS a milestone
363Our View: Community responsible for kids
363Letter to Editor clarifies drug testing policy
363Totally Random: Where does it go?
362Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLIV: Jail break
362Arts Scene: Theatre West’s Les Miserables not to be missed: Anniversary production proves to be a memorable winner
360Capitol View: There was more to the session than just the big ticket items
359Capitol View: The 103rd Legislature is history … finally
357Totally Random: Trusting the fates
357In the Hills: Arbor Day in Nebraska
354Across the Fence: Roy Bean; scoundrel with a law book
354Jane’s Secret: Jane’s Secret XLV: Gun smoke
349Building Bridges: When ‘FAMILY’ and fellow Nebraskans are all you’ve got
348Across the Fence: Missing; Nelson Buck survey party
346Observations Only: The vigil
346Christmas stories from Freshman Academy students
346Teen Voice: Trouble Maker or Hard Worker?
345Coach Schadwinkel promoted strong sense of tradition
345No-Till Notes: Enjoyable Day
344Lyman Review: Taste of boot?
344Linked Lives
343At the Library: “My Name is Resolute” By Nancy E. Turner
341Building Bridges: Be American - help your candidate
339History Revisited:A Stray Moment: Life (and death) on the Oregon Trail
336Lyman Review: Nudge to the Butt
335Building Bridges: Oregon Trail Days—making our present a celebrated past
331Dear Nebraskans: Nebraska is the place for business
331Across the Fence: The Cholera Corridor
331Capitol View: Legislature overrides gubernatorial vetoes
330Final Point: Citizen receives first honor for ‘Final Point’
328Support emergency services personnel
326Religious freedom must be protected
326At the Library: “I Shall Be Near to You” By Erin Lindsay McCabe
322Notes from NRD: Thanks agricultural producers
319Across the Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?
318Capitol View: The Legislature did provide tax relief
316College Thoughts: Rotten for the minds? Think again
315Update from the NRD: March updates from the NRD
314In the Hills: Explore the state parks
314Capitol View: Redistricting needs new procedure
313Anno Domini: The Textbook of Freedom
312Website Resources
311At the Monument: That old (historic) building
310Across the Fence: Charles Badger Clark
309Lyman Review: Winter's dog
307Across the Fence: On the Old Chisholm Trail
307No-Till Notes: Annual PNTP Tour
306Building Bridges: Don’t wait to develop
306Our View: Confidentiality agreement disrespectful
304Capital View: Can prison reform survive property tax relief?
303From the Capitol: The conduct we choose reflects our character
301Capitol View: It sounded like a good idea at first
300No-Till Notes: Cheat grass
300Building Bridges: Dive into summer—dive into living
299Teen Voice: Holiday horrors
299Across the Fence: Investigation at Spring Creek
298Across the Fence: Amanda
298Across the Fence: Old barns and memories
295Capitol View: Legislature to tackle meatier issues
295Teen Voice: Home is where the heart is
295Building Bridges: Turning a space into a sense of place
293Capitol View: Clock keeps tickin,’ many issues remain unresolved
289Lyman Review: Dog fun
287New at the Zoo: Volunteer at the Zoo
284At the Zoo: Spring in to the zoo
284Lyman Review: Sheep Royalty
283Across the Fence: The Spring Creek Raid
281At the Monument: Where are the animals?
280Teen Voice: Inspire me
280Teen Voice: The clock is ticking
278No-til Notes: Changing plans
276Jane’s Secret XLVI: Sour grapes
275Across The Fence: Justice in the Big Horn Basin
272Greetings from the State Capitol
270Washington Report: Honoring America’s heroes
268No-Till Notes: “Fish and Mud”
258No-Till Notes: Back in the field
254Jane’s Secret XLVIII: Jane’s agenda
252Capitol View: State aid proposal just might make some sense
251Across the Fence: Six went to the gallows
251Jane’s Secret XLVII: A stormy afternoon
248At the Monument: Art in National Parks
246Be kind through communications
239Synchronicity:What brings me back
238View of the Zoo: VIPs at RCD
236Letter to the editor
236Rotary International observes World Polio Day Oct. 24
234Gering freshmen introduce personalities, styles: Writing assignment encourages students to let individualism shine
231Jane’s Secret XLIX: Phillip’s agenda
230No-Till Notes:Enjoyable meeting
229Dear Nebraskans: Technology helps serve Nebraskans
228Fellow Nebraskans: Congratulations on graduation day
223Across The Fence: Hinhan Kaga Paha
222Letters to the Editor
212A Stray Moment: Time to get moving
209In the Hills: Awesome Amphibians and Rough Reptiles
209Across the Fence: Aftermath: Part III, The Battle of Summit Springs
201A Stray Moment: Goodbye old house – sorting their things
193Battle of Summit Springs, part II: Warpath to White Bear Creek
193Jack’s Insights: Knowing harvest
181Fourth of July meetings
180A Stray Moment: Brand new used cars
177Building Bridges: Seeking a big win out of the 4th quarter
174Building Bridges: Supporting our teachers supports our children
173Prairie Dogs
173Jane’s Secret XLX: Day’s end
165No-Till Notes: The value of water
164Across The Fence: Steamboats on the Missouri
163Teen Voice: Unexpected joys of being a sibling
162Creatures of the Night
160Dynasty made Gering the biggest little town in Nebraska
158Across The Fence: Scalped at Plum Creek
158 Across The Fence: County Fair
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155Building Bridges: Fair time—learn, respect, appreciate, enjoy!
154Across The Fence: The Pawnee and human sacrifice
153At the Library: One Zentangle a Day
150No-Till Notes: Last chance for North, South Dakota tour
150Building Bridges: “It’s happening” at the Harvest Festival
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148Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)
142Across The Fence: New England’s Heroine Scalptress
142Across The Fence: Grandpa’s Grays
140A Stray Moment: Football – Violence, Death, and Denial
137At the Monument: Night Sky
136No-Till Notes: "Harvest"
135No-Till Notes: American Society of Agronomy
134Jane’s Secret LI: The telling
134No-Till Notes: Different Approaches Part II
132Jane’s Secret LII: Eavesdroppers
130Across the Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson
130A look at - and helping - the State of the Valley
129In the Hills: Get to Know Our Feathered Travelers
123No-Till Notes: "Different Approaches"
118Sychronicity: Thrive, don't just survive
118A Stray Moment: A ‘city boy’ visits the Harvest Festival
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113Across the Fence: Deserters or outcasts; Three who left (Part II)
111Building Bridges: Know DOVES and know about domestic violence
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103Across the Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill
99At the Library: “The Master Switch” The rise and fall of information empires By Tim Wu
98Reach out for challenges
86At the Monument: So You want to be a Ranger?
84Across the Fence: The Battle of Coon Creek
67Across the Fence: Before Barbed Wire
41In the Hills: Learn the Dutch Oven
32Across the Fence: Ladies First or First Ladies
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