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NECC’s Nazya Thies and Brittany Sullivan receive Volleyball honors

NECC’s Nazya Thies and Brittany Sullivan receive Volleyball honors

November 22, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NORFOLK – Two members of the Northeast Community College volleyball team have earned post season honors. Nazya Thies has been named to the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) First Team – All Region, ICCAA Second Team – All Conference and Region XI All Tournament 11B Team. Thies,...

Tired of Wrestling Turkey?

Angela Richart

November 21, 2013


Filed under Viral Video

Make sure this year your Thanksgiving goes a little better than the one depicted in this commercial.

Catch Some Fire Tonight at Norfolk 7 Theater

Catch Some Fire Tonight at Norfolk 7 Theater

November 21, 2013


Filed under Movies, Top Stories

For all you Hunger Games fans tonight is the long awaited premier of Catching Fire.  Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark, played by Josh Hutcherson. Winning means that they must turn...

Finding the faces of ‘Nebraska’

Angela Richart

November 21, 2013


Filed under Movies

Finding the faces of 'Nebraska' By Susan King Los Angeles Times (MCT) The landscape of "Nebraska" is populated with such well-known actors as Bruce Dern and Stacy Keach as well as retired farmers making their debuts who live in the town of Plainview, Neb., where most of the film was shot. "I did ...

Make sure your holiday travels are merry — not scary — for animals

Make sure your holiday travels are merry — not scary — for animals

November 21, 2013


Filed under Travel

By Lindsay Pollard-Post People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (MCT) If you’re heading home for the holidays — or just using your time off to travel somewhere sunny and warm — you’re in good company: During Thanksgiving alone, some 25 million people will be flying. Since holidays a...

With JFK’s death, Television came of Age

With JFK’s death, Television came of Age

November 21, 2013


Filed under Television

By David Hiltbrand The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT) The assassination of President John F. Kennedy was a watershed event for television as much as it was for the nation, providing the medium with an epiphany of its potential. “This was a coming of age for TV,” said Ron Simon, curator at New York’s Paley...

Slow Cooker Stuffing

Slow Cooker Stuffing

Angela Richart

November 19, 2013


Filed under Food

With Thanksgiving on the way, this is a great recipe for stuffing that's made right in your crock pot. Ingredients 1 T. margarine or butter 7 c. stale bread cubes 1 c. onion, chopped 1 c. celery, chopped 3 c. apple, chopped 1/4 c. fresh parsley, minced 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. paprika...

Chili Nachos

Chili Nachos

Angela Richart

November 19, 2013


Filed under Food

This is an awesome dip recipe to use with tortilla and corn chips. One thing to note is that this uses quite a bit of cheese, you can cut back to half the amount and still have a tasty snack. Other thing to mention is instead of using the expensive velveeta cheese you can substitute American cheese as...

Northeast women’s basketball team defeats Mount Marty

Northeast women’s basketball team defeats Mount Marty

November 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College women’s basketball team is 6-0 on the year after a weekend victory over Mounty Marty here. The Hawks won Saturday’s contest 77-65. Emily Gamble led four Hawks players in double figures with 21 points. Alison Klostergaard had a double-double with 10 ...

Northeast women’s basketball team picks up fifth win of the season

Northeast women’s basketball team picks up fifth win of the season

November 15, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NORFOLK – A balanced scoring attack allowed the Northeast Community College women’s basketball team to improve to 5-0 in its win Friday night here over the Doane College JV. Eleven Hawks players scored in the 86-41 victory. “We had control of the game early, but I never felt we were playing our best...

Northeast Community College to look at options in addressing new student housing

Northeast Community College to look at options in addressing new student housing

November 14, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

NORFOLK – The Northeast Community College Board of Governors has authorized college administration to look at options to address possible new student housing on campus. Over 350 students currently live on-campus in the College’s residence halls and apartments, but each year, hundreds of students...

Chipps speaks at Veterans Day program at Northeast Community College

November 13, 2013


Filed under Campus

Dr. Michael Chipps, president of Northeast Community College, was the featured speaker during a Veterans Day program Monday at the College. He retired as major in the U.S. Amy Reserve in 1995. Chipps spoke of the military service of those he led and served. “And I am here to report than most of those...

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