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Wayne Ponies Secure Victory, Broncos Drop Friday Night Game

WAKEFIELD – Two of the Wayne youth baseball tournament teams began the weekend in Wakefield during the Mid-Summer Classic. From Graves Park, the Wayne Ponies took on Norfolk while the Wayne Broncos faced the West o Hawks on Friday. During the Pony Division, Wayne picked up a 10-2 victory...
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Scholarship established in memory of Northeast Alumni Hall of Success recipient

NORFOLK, Neb. – An endowed scholarship has been established at Northeast Community College in memory of a member of the Northeast Alumni Hall of Success. Darin Koepke received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Agriculture-Livestock Option from Northeast in 1988 and served on the college livestock judging team. He was named to the Alumni Hall of Success in 2010.
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Norfolk solar project largest in state, relies on community input

Some Nebraskans are finding out it literally pays to go green. Norfolk has become the latest Nebraska community to make money off going solar — savings that are being shared with Norfolk businesses and citizens who signed up for solar energy. The city of about 24,400 is doing so through an 8.5 megawatt community solar farm that is going live within the next few weeks.

Northeast celebrates student success with Achievement Awards celebration

NORFOLK, Neb. – Northeast Community College celebrated the success of its students outside the classroom with an end-of-year celebration. The Student Awards Celebration recognized students for academic and athletic achievements during the 2021-22 year. Dr. Leah Barrett, president, welcomed the students to the event. She congratulated them for jobs...

PMC Honored With Women’s Choice Award For Outpatient Experience Back-To-Back Years

WAYNE – For the second straight year, Providence Medical Center has been named as one America’s Best Hospitals for Outpatient Experience. According to a release from PMC, the Women’s Choice Award is America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. This award recognizes safe surgery practices and lower rates for complications and infections.

NEA supports Northeast in its Big Read program

WASHINGTON DC – Northeast Community College is one of 62 non-profit organizations across the country to receive support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in partnership with Arts Midwest, to hold NEA Big Read programming opportunities in 2022-2023. The NEA is investing $1.1 million to support programming...

Area industry representatives fly high over Northeast this summer

NORFOLK, Neb. – Northeast Community College has held the first of two courses this summer that are designed to provide instruction on flying drones. As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), better known as drones, continue to take to the skies, operators must have a deeper understanding of applicable regulations, flight maneuvers, missions planning and safe operations in controlled airspace.
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Tanagers 10U Team Are Wayne Classic Champs

Vermillion Tanagers 10U are champs at Wayne Classic held in Wayne, Nebraska on June 18 and 19, 2022. The talented Tanagers team had stellar pitching, great defense, and exceptional hitting outscoring their opponents 27-1 in the tourney. Vermillion knocked off Wayne U10 travel team 8-1 in their first game of...

Board of Governors discuss workforce development issues with Siouxland CEOs

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. – Members of the Northeast Community College Board of Governors held roundtable sessions with the heads of several businesses and organizations in the South Sioux City and the Siouxland region to discuss their goals and workforce needs. The meeting took place prior the board’s monthly meeting at Northeast’s extended campus in South Sioux City.