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The latest updates on Covid-19 in Nebraska

The latest updates on Covid-19 in Nebraska

Learfield Wire Services

March 26, 2020

--  Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is temporarily stopping evictions for residents whose job status has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  The governor signed an executive order yesterday that covers any rent nonpayment that took place on or after March 13th.  The order will cover tenants...

Northeast Community College court interpreter training program earns national recognition

Northeast Community College court interpreter training program earns national recognition

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March 5, 2020

NORFOLK– A Northeast Community College program to train interpreters to work in Nebraska courtrooms is getting noticed, not just across the state, but throughout the nation. The Court Interpreter Preparation and Certification program began last September to train individuals to use their language ski...

Finding the best fast food mozzarella sticks/cheese curds in town

Finding the best fast food mozzarella sticks/cheese curds in town

Kaylea Kuhlman, Editor In Chief

February 13, 2020

NORFOLK- My best friend Kelsey Kelley and I decided to once again try and find the best of a food group in town. We choose to do mozzarella sticks and cheese curds. We stuck with our theme of sides because they are easier to compare and judge, it creates a level of playing field. Personally, mozzare...

Northeast women crush Central for 25th win of the season

Northeast women crush Central for 25th win of the season

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February 13, 2020

COLUMBUS – Kyla Moore (Norfolk, Neb.) dropped a career-high 27 points on Wednesday night as the Northeast Community College women’s basketball team (25-3, 3-1 ICCAC) toppled Central Community College, 85-57 at the Raider Fieldhouse in Columbus. The Hawks’ potent three-point shooting put the R...

Northeast Community College holds special ceremony for veterinary technology students

Northeast Community College holds special ceremony for veterinary technology students

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February 11, 2020

NORFOLK - Students enrolled in Northeast Community College’s veterinary technology program received their coats and pins at a special ceremony held recently in Norfolk. Members of the class of 2020 received their veterinary technician pins. Members of the Class of 2021 were awarded a monogrammed...

Matas and Moore guide Northeast to victory on Wednesday night

Matas and Moore guide Northeast to victory on Wednesday night

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February 6, 2020

NORFOLK– Beth Matas (Girona, Spain) and Kyla Moore (Norfolk, Neb.) have become the one-two scoring punch for the Northeast Community College women’s basketball team.   Both scored more than 20 points on Wednesday night as the Hawks (23-3, 2-1 ICCAC) topped Southeast Community College, 85-57...

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Hawks look to carry momentum into 2020

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Hawks look to carry momentum into 2020

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January 30, 2020

NORFOLK – Coming off a historic run at the NJCAA DII Baseball National Tournament, and ultimately placing fifth in 2019, the No. 11 Northeast Community College baseball team will have its eyes set on new goals when it takes on defending national champions, Northern Oklahoma College-Enid at 1 p.m. Satu...

Winter Weather Keeps Troopers Busy

Winter Weather Keeps Troopers Busy

Learfield Wire Services

January 14, 2020

OMAHA--  Nebraska State Patrol troopers are revealing the results of their winter storm response.  Patrol officials announced yesterday that they responded to 68 crashes between Friday afternoon and Sunday.  In addition, troopers helped 166 motorists and assisted agencies in 41 other incidents. ...

New Miss Nebraska USA Crowned

New Miss Nebraska USA Crowned

Learfield Wire Services

January 14, 2020

OMAHA--  A new Miss Nebraska USA is crowned.  Megan Swanson, the Millard title holder, was crowned Miss Nebraska USA 2020 on Sunday night at the Rose Theater in Omaha.  She is the sister of Allie Swanson, who currently serves as Miss Nebraska.  Megan will compete for the Miss USA title in the spring.

Northeast welcomes Barrett as new president

Northeast welcomes Barrett as new president

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January 14, 2020

NORFOLK – January not only begins a new semester and a new decade at Northeast Community College, it is also the start of a new era in leadership for the two-year college. Dr. Leah Barrett assumed the office of president recently, becoming the ninth CEO of Northeast and its predecessor institutions. ...

Northeast Community College receives scholarship funds from Nebraska golf event

Northeast Community College receives scholarship funds from Nebraska golf event

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November 19, 2019

NORFOLK, NE – A day on the golf course will pay dividends for students at Northeast Community College. A check for $16,500 has been presented to the College to be used to assist students with scholarships. Arlan Kuehn, Northeast board of governor’s vice chairperson, accepted a check for $16,650 f...

Stranded Dog Rescued

Stranded Dog Rescued

Learfield Wire Services

November 14, 2019

OMAHA-  A dog is safe after being rescued from Flanagan Lake in northwest Omaha.  Two people were walking with their dog yesterday when the dog ran towards some ducks on the water.  The dog named Lola became stranded on ice, and the owners tried to rescue the dog.  Two Omaha firefighters in wet suits...

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