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Former Northeast Community College Student Makes a Success Of Himself

Former Northeast Community College Student Makes a Success Of Himself

Jackson Miller, Assistant editor-in-chief

November 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

After bouncing around from dead end job to dead end job Chance Rohlk decided to return to college and get a degree in welding. Rohlk enrolled in classes at Northeast Community College at the College Center in South Sioux City, Nebraska. After graduating from Northeast in the spring of 2010 with his...

Northeast Graduate Is Part Of Emmy Award Winning Team

Northeast Graduate Is Part Of Emmy Award Winning Team

September 22, 2014


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

NORFOLK – A graduate of Northeast Community College was part of a television news team that has earned a prestigious award. Trevor Huber was a member of the crew at KTIV-TV in Sioux City, IA, to receive an Upper Midwest Emmy® Award for Newscast – Evening for its coverage of the “Argosy Casino...

Sioux City Conductor Breaks Classical Music Stereotype

Sioux City Conductor Breaks Classical Music Stereotype

Viewpoint Staff

April 25, 2014


Filed under Local News, Top Stories

Conductor Ryan Haskins is out to change young people’s perception of classical music. The Cleveland native spoke to South Sioux College Center students in Amanda Vande Zande’s Music in Western Culture class on Tuesday, April 22, preceding their trip to the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra on April 26,...

It’s Official: Hard Rock Sioux City Casino and Hotel

It’s Official: Hard Rock Sioux City Casino and Hotel

Nicole Winters, Shift Editor

April 23, 2013


Filed under National

COUNCIL BLUFFS| Thursday morning (April 18th) the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission met to make their decision about which casino will get the gaming license for Sioux City. Hard Rock Casino won the majority of the votes 3 to 2. The commissioners chose the $118-million land based casino proposal....

Hundreds Show Support For Sioux City Casinos

Hundreds Show Support For Sioux City Casinos

Nicole Winters, Shift Editor

March 27, 2013


Filed under National

SIOUX CITY| Over 300 people showed up Tuesday afternoon to make one last effort to show support at a public hearing in front of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. This was the last open forum that the IRGC would take into consideration before voting on which casino will get the license. Each casino...

It’s Always St. Patrick’s Day at McCarthy & Bailey’s Irish Pub

It’s Always St. Patrick’s Day at McCarthy & Bailey’s Irish Pub

Nicole Winters, Reporter

March 13, 2013


Filed under Food

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. The place to get into the Irish spirit is McCarthy & Bailey’s Irish Pub. Located on 423 Pearl St. in Sioux City, Iowa, this newly renovated downtown building is like walking into an actual Irish pub in the middle ages. Some of the main pieces in the...

Hard Rock Casino Sioux City Gaining Community Support

Hard Rock Casino Sioux City Gaining Community Support

Nicole Winters, Reporter

March 3, 2013


Filed under Local News

The bidding war for Hard Rock Sioux City is gaining momentum in popularity within the community. KTIV reported that social media has been a huge help in engaging people into the project. All three casinos have been using pinterest, twitter, You Tube, and especially facebook to gain community support. So...

The Value of Common Sense Tour

Waylon Goodwin, Shift Editor

October 21, 2012


Filed under National

Friday October 12, 2012, Christie Vilsack and former U.S. President Bill Clinton were in Sioux City, IA  for Vilsack's 'The Value of Common Sense' tour. An estimated 1,500 people huddled together Friday night, on Sioux City's historic Fourth Street to welcome Iowa’s former first lady Christie Vilsack,...

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist

September 14, 2012


Filed under Opinion

PRESIDENT OBAMA VISITS SIOUXLAND

PRESIDENT OBAMA VISITS SIOUXLAND

Waylon Goodwin, Editor/Reporter

September 4, 2012


Filed under Local News, National

President Barack Obama made an appearance on the Morningside College Campus in Sioux City, Iowa, Saturday Sept. 1, 2012 Some of the key issues President Obama touched on were the importance of the middle-class, and the importance of voting in the upcoming election in November. When the Democratic...

Rock and Roll Baby! Maybe.

Waylon Goodwin, Reporter

April 26, 2012


Filed under Music

What do you get when you blend the hardcore melodies of a nineties rock and roll band with the softer melodies of an orchestra? Yep, you guessed it right; you get “Rockestra!” Sioux City, IA is the home of one of Americans first fusion bands ever heard of.  According to Rockestra director and...

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