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Gering students help ReTree Nebraska
September 21, 2012 Jerry Purvis   

Photo by Jerry Purvis/Gering Citizen From left, students Keenan Bell, Dawn Jacox and Danielle Garland dig a hole for one of the new trees in front of the high school.

Several years from now, the street in front of Gering High School will be more shady, thanks to efforts by student and teacher volunteers.

The high school was awarded a grant from ReTree Nebraska to plant 10 trees on the school campus last Saturday morning. Gering was the first school to receive one of the grants.

The lack of trees has been a point of discussion at the school for the past several years. Since 1970, t...

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