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Riverpoint Kids Festival features magic show and life-size games

Riverpoint Kids Festival features magic show and life-size games

September 20, 2016


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The Riverpoint Kids Festival will take place at the Norfolk Arts Center in Norfolk on Saturday September, 24th. Riverpoint Kids Festival is a fundraiser for the NAC’s children's education program. New things to look for include a magic show, kids band, drum circle and life size games – all of wh...

Northeast named among ten finalists for Aspen Prize for community college excellence

Northeast named among ten finalists for Aspen Prize for community college excellence

September 13, 2016


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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Michael Chipps often says that Northeast Community College is one of the best rural community colleges in the United States. Now the president of the institution based in Norfolk, Nebraska, has documentation to support that claim. Northeast was named today as one of ten finalists...

Northeast opens new residence hall, welcomes new residence life coordinator

Northeast opens new residence hall, welcomes new residence life coordinator

August 19, 2016


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NORFOLK - Fenway Park is more than just an iconic baseball park in Boston. It’s also the name of Northeast Community College’s new residence life coordinator for the campus’s recently opened Path Hall. Originally from Indiana, Fenway Park explains that while he is indeed a Red Sox fan, he doesn’t...

Gary’s Food Town – Laurel, Nebraska

May 13, 2016


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Whenever you are in Laurel, Nebraska stop by Gary's Food Town! Commercial produced by Northeast Community College's Digital Cinema and Media student Daniel Ebmeier. ...

A fifth generation journalist looks at the past

A fifth generation journalist looks at the past

Marissa Lute, Editor

March 4, 2016


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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition of the word ‘journalism’ is “the activity or job of collecting, writing, and editing news stories for newspapers, magazines, television, or radio.” But have you ever wondered what the definition was ten years ago? What about 20 or 50 years ago? Today’s...

Bringing the Smithsonian to Norfolk

Bringing the Smithsonian to Norfolk

Taylor Ewald, Reporter

January 28, 2016


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When a Smithsonian exhibit comes to Norfolk, it's a monumental occasion. The Elkhorn Valley Museum was one of only seven museums in the entire state of Nebraska to be chosen to host the traveling exhibit, "The Way We Worked." Ryan Leichenhauer, the museum's executive director, says that "It's a special...

Northeast Community College named as one of Top 150 in the country

Northeast Community College named as one of Top 150 in the country

January 27, 2016


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  Washington, DC – Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named Northeast Community College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Asp...

Explore “The Way We Worked” at the Elkhorn Valley Museum

Explore “The Way We Worked” at the Elkhorn Valley Museum

January 15, 2016


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Explore "The Way We Worked" at the Elkhorn Valley Museum Norfolk, NE - January 20th, 4:30pm -6:30pm "The Way We Worked," a Smithsonian Museum on Main Street exhibition that explores how work has become a central element in American culture, will open at Elkhorn Valley Museum on January 20th. Th...

Norfolk Community Halloween Dance Set For October 30

Norfolk Community Halloween Dance Set For October 30

Llolanda Hernandez, Reporter

October 22, 2015


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Get ready to dance with witches or knights this coming October 30th at the Norfolk Knights of Columbus Hall. The Big Top Party Shop is sponsoring the community Halloween dance with the help of Magnolias of Norfolk, Creatively Fired, Big Apple Bagel, Lou’s Thrifty Way, Dress Rehearsal Costume Shoppe of ...

Meet the cast of Midsummer Night’s Dream

Meet the cast of Midsummer Night’s Dream

Marissa Lute, Reporter

October 1, 2015


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When, first year theatre student, Jake Allemang was asked how he feels about acting he said, "I love acting- it's what I am passionate about". Allemang, a Northeast Community College student, plays the part of Lysander in William Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream which opens on Thursday, October ...

Digital Cinema Students Help Wausa Q125 Preserve Memories

Digital Cinema Students Help Wausa Q125 Preserve Memories

August 27, 2015


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Students majoring in Digital Cinema at Northeast Community College will put what they have learned in the classroom to use this Labor Day weekend. They are producing a DVD commemorating the Wausa, Nebraska Q125 celebration that runs Thursday, September 3 to Monday, September 7. Students will use state...

Northeast Area Jazz Ensemble To Mark 35th Anniversary With A Concert

Northeast Area Jazz Ensemble To Mark 35th Anniversary With A Concert

May 11, 2015


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NORFOLK – In the year 1980, the pop group Blondie topped the charts with its hit “Call Me,” as the disco craze was starting to wane.  That same year, a group of area musicians got together to share their passion for jazz. While Blondie still plays occasional gigs, the Norfolk Area Jazz Ensemble...

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