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The Happenings in January

Britt Young, News Editor

February 3, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

It is a day that everyone remembers a great man that changed the United States to the great nation that it is today.  That man it Martin Luther King Jr, and January 16th is a day devoted to his memory. Martin Luther King was born January 15th, 1929 in Atlanta, GA.  On nobelprize.org they state that his name actually wa...

Valentine’s Day: A lover and a Mobster

Britt Young, News Editor

February 3, 2012


Filed under Local News

Valentine’s Day is known as a day for love, but it is also a day to remember the history behind this memorable holiday.     When most people think of Valentine’s Day they think of candy hearts and flowers.  Some think that Valentine’s Day was actually invented to help out the florists and candy ve...

Tragic accident outside O’Neill leave citizens mourning the loss of a young woman

Tragic accident outside O’Neill leave citizens mourning the loss of a young woman

Caitlin Wilson

January 25, 2012


Filed under Local News

O’Neill, Atkinson, and surrounding cities are all coming together to mourn the loss of a young woman. Just before midnight on Friday night, the Boyd/Holt E911 dispatch center got a call about a one vehicle rollover fives and a half miles west of Highway 281. The driver, Tressa Wright, was partially...

Nice Weather We’re Having: This Crazy Weather

Britt Young, News Editor

January 19, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

Walking outside one day, it could be extremely cold.  The next day coats are non-existent on campus. Everyone has one thing on their mind, the weather is very odd this year.   Something is causing it, and there has to be an answer out there somewhere. No one really knows what is going to happen...

Blue Man Group come to Omaha

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

January 12, 2012


Filed under Local News

The world renown performers are coming  to the Orpheum Theater in Omaha this upcoming week. They will be having 6 shows from Tuesday the 17th to Sunday the 22nd. The three man troupe, that has permanent shows in cities like New York, Chicago, Boston, and more are making a stop in the Midwest region. Their...

Norfolk named Number 8 Nationally for binge drinking by the CDC

Ryan Forth & Nikita Rector, Editor-in-Chief, Ad Editor/Reporter

January 12, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

According to a survey completed by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), the three-county Norfolk area was dubbed No. 8 nationally for binge drinking, beating out both Grand Island (No. 11) and Omaha (No. 10) per capita. In Nebraska, only the two-county Lincoln Metropolitan area of Lancaster...

NECC Welcomes Presidential Candidate Chipps

NECC Welcomes Presidential Candidate Chipps

Ryan Forth, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2012


Filed under Campus, Local News

Dr. Chipps is a self-described utility man with a passion for community colleges that has not subsided after 32 years in the business. His opening statement was the one that he thought should be said first, “I am not Dr. Path.” When initially pursuing the position, he said that he is a “difference...

Happenings in December

Britt Young, Ad Sales

December 6, 2011


Filed under Campus, Local News

December is the time of year to be grateful for everything people have, also it is a time to be aware of safe driving and other issues. On Northeast Community College in Norfolk it is Aids and National Drunk and Drugged  Driving Awareness Month. On PubMed it defined AIDS (acquired immune deficiency...

Having A Healthy and Happy Holiday

Britt Young, Ad Sales

November 29, 2011


Filed under Local News

Holiday eating is something everyone does around this time.  Thanksgiving is now gone, but many other events are coming up with a lot of holiday eating. Over the holidays the average person gains 1.5%.  This is the highest number of weight gain for the whole year. Gyms get many new memberships...

Northeast student named one of top 50 female student leaders in industry

Northeast student named one of top 50 female student leaders in industry

Caitlin Wilson, Web Editor/Janelle Gerharter, Public Relations

November 24, 2011


Filed under Campus, Local News

Erica Bovee, a sophomore at Northeast Community College, was named one of the Top 50 Female Student Leaders in the Construction and Engineering Industry in North America by Kiewit Corporation in Omaha. She was selected for this honor after being invited to attend the 4th Annual Women’s Construction...

Two Sisters, One Dream

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

November 15, 2011


Filed under Local News

Bringing two sisters and other families together. There aren’t too many fun things for children to do around Norfolk.  There are parks, but sometimes it’s too cold or rainy to go there.  There’s a movie theater, but that is getting pretty expensive for parents to take the whole family there.  A...

O’Neill Dairy Queen: From Curly Q’s on Ice Cream Cones, to “Treating” Customers with Courtesy

Tysen Hansen

October 24, 2011


Filed under Food, Local News

George Holm is arguably the most popular man in O’Neill. Known  just as “George” by townspeople, George has become a well known figure in the community. Holm moved to O’Neill five years ago after managing a Dairy Queen in Wayne for several years. Holm wanted to buy out the store in Wayne,...

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