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Passing of Kay Turner Dewey Bangerter

March 8, 2019 by Geri Keys Keys Reed (Register to contact)

Kay recently passed away in Minnesota where she's lived for many years. Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, her condition worsened and she ultimately died of heart problems. She was an NEHS cheerleader for several seasons, as I recall, and active in many facets of life at NEHS. We'll all miss her greatly.

Tom Rule, class of 66 passed away on March 6th.

March 14, 2017 by Buff Baker (Register to contact)

Tom Rule, class of 66 passed away on March 6th. Tom graduated from Nebraska Technical College in drafting, he entered the US Navy as a Seabee and then was a Bridge Inspector for the Nebraska Department of Roads. Tom was an avid traveler, camper and Gold Wing Motorcyclest. May he rest in peace.

More NEHS grads

March 7, 2016 by Geri Keys Keys Reed (Register to contact)

Sharon Lewis McCleary is living in Chipley, FL. She and husband, Dick, come to Sarasota occasionally and we travel their way, also. Margaret Marshall Patterson lives most of the year in Custer, S.D. Sondra Whalen Aitro lives in La Habra, CA. 'Have seen her often through the years.

Another NEHS Grad

March 7, 2016 by Geri Keys Keys Reed (Register to contact)

Ret. Army Colonel Gene LaRue (now going by his first name, Lowell), is living in Fredericksburg, VA. Wanda, his wife, is a a Lincoln High grad. They come to FL each spring for Spring Training games and we enjoy spending a day with them here in Sarasota.

50 Year Reunion?

February 7, 2016 by Kent Robbins (Register to contact)

Are there any plans for a 50 year reunion in 2017?

Lincoln Northeast High School News From Around The Web

Two suffer injuries during fight at Northeast High School  1011now

Two students were injured during a fight at Lincoln Northeast High School on Thursday.



Northeast student taken to Lincoln hospital after fight, seizure  Lincoln Journal Star

A fight between students Thursday afternoon at Lincoln Northeast High School sent one to the hospital after a punch to the head was followed by a seizure.



Photos: Lincoln Northeast girls knock off Omaha Benson in overtime; Rocket boys triumph  Lincoln Journal Star

The Lincoln Northeast girls and boys basketball teams host Omaha Benson on Friday night. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler.



Local Happenings (Feb. 28-March 19, 2019) | L Magazine  Lincoln Journal Star

See additional events in "Party Planner" and "Upcoming Performing Arts Events" on this website.



Photos: Lincoln Northeast boys, girls fall to host Millard North on Thursday  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Northeast played host to Millard North for some Thursday night hardwood action, but the Mustangs took both games. Journal Star photos by Kayla Wolf.



Photos: Westside girls travel to Lincoln and take down Northeast on Saturday  Lincoln Journal Star

The Lincoln Northeast girls basketball team fell to Omaha Westside on Saturday afternoon. Journal Star photos by Emily Blobaum.



Lincoln Northeast freshman dead, three teenagers injured after I-80 chase  1011now

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) The Nebraska State Patrol said a 14-year-old boy is dead and three other teenage boys are injured following a rollover crash on I-80 ...



Photos: Lincoln Northeast girls and boys battle Lincoln Southeast for some Saturday night basketball  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Northeast and Lincoln Southeast battle on the hardwood on Saturday night. Journal Star photos by Savannah Blake.



LNE Hall of Fame banquet Feb. 16 | Neighborhood Extra  Lincoln Journal Star

The Lincoln Northeast High School Athletic Hall of Fame banquet is set for Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Havelock Social Hall, 4538 N. 62nd St. Social hour will start ...



Zimmerman's Northeast football team weathers the storm on opening day of practice  Lincoln Journal Star

Shane Zimmerman hopes his first official practice as the head football coach at Lincoln Northeast isn't a bad omen.



Foundation for LPS to detail educational innovation at LNE  Lincoln Journal Star

Join the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools for coffee Thursday, Oct. 18, from 9-10:30 a.m. at Lincoln Northeast High School, 2635 N. 63rd St., to hear about ...



Teen arrested after 'credible' threat made at LNE high school  1011now

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- Lincoln Police say a teen has been arrested after a threat was made regarding the use of a firearm at Lincoln Northeast High School.



Residents near Lincoln Northeast High school say they are being 'held hostage' by kids who loiter  Lincoln Journal Star

Nearly 30 years ago — during the summer — Marty Ramirez and his wife bought their home about a block from Northeast High School.



Links' Alford defends HAC title; Lincoln East finishes second as team  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln High's Isaiah Alford rushed for 1442 yards during the football season to lead the Heartland Athletic Conference, and on Saturday, the senior ran through ...



Prep hoops glance: Minter scores 24 in Lincoln Northeast return  Lincoln Journal Star

McKenna Minter returned to the basketball floor, scoring a game-high 24 points to lead Class A No. 4 Lincoln Northeast to a 59-50 win against Class B No.



Now back to full strength, Northeast girls find extra motivation entering rugged part of schedule  Lincoln Journal Star

Kambree Rhodes and McKenna Minter noticed an extra spark in the gym at the start of the week.



Bus-car crash just outside Lincoln forces cancellation of school band trip; 2 injured  Lincoln Journal Star

A man was flown to a hospital and a high school jazz band's trip was canceled Thursday morning after a car crashed into a charter bus just east of Lincoln,



Lincoln Northeast student accused of murder in shooting death of 22-year-old man  Lincoln Journal Star

An arrest warrant has been issued for a student at Lincoln Northeast High School in the killing of 22-year-old Edgar Union Jr., a father of five who was gunned ...



GoFundMe set up to help pay funeral expenses for 14-year-old killed in crash  Lincoln Journal Star

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help pay funeral expenses for the 14-year-old boy killed in a crash Wednesday morning northwest of Lincoln.



Police arrest Northeast sophomore in College View killing  Lincoln Journal Star

Law enforcement agents in Mississippi have arrested the Lincoln Northeast High School 10th-grader accused of killing 22-year-old Edgar Union Jr., a father of ...



Photos: Southeast sweeps Rockets in regular-season finale  Lincoln Journal Star

The Knights, rated 10th in Class A, swept the Rockets to end the regular season on Tuesday at Northeast. Journal Star photos by Emily Blobaum.



Lincoln Northeast raises the rocket once again  1011now

Students, past and present, along with staff and other local dignitaries gathered on the front lawn of Lincoln Northeast High School at 8:00 a.m. Monday under ...



Two LPS high schools, one elementary will get new principals  Lincoln Journal Star

Two of Lincoln's high schools and one elementary school will get new principals as a result of leadership changes at Lincoln Public Schools.



Top graduates of 2016 from Lincoln Northeast High School  Lincoln Journal Star

Order your copy of "Lincoln Memories, Vol. 3: Our City in Photos — From the Early Years Through the 1970s" today! Lincoln's Choice Awards 2019. promotion ...



Heartland Athletic Conference and area boys basketball leaders, 1/23  Lincoln Journal Star

Boys basketball. HEARTLAND ATHLETIC CONFERENCE. Scoring | Pts | Avg. Easley, LPX, 335, 22.3. Williams, LNS, 262, 21.8. Hogan, LSE, 195, 19.5.



Wreaths Across America ceremony Dec. 15 | Education  Lincoln Journal Star

Wreaths Across America is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, to honor veterans at Wyuka Cemetery, 3600 O St. Lincoln Northeast High School Junior ROTC ...



Dominique Kelley-Johnson getting an assist from her former coach in leading Lincoln High program  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln High is adapting to playing for new coach Dominique Kelley-Johnson.



Family member speaks out after the death of a Lincoln teenager  KLKN

Derow Young is the godfather of Zayne Yost, the 14-year-old boy who died earlier this week during a car chase. Today, Young has an important message to ...



Northeast alumni on a mission to 'raise the rocket'  Lincoln Journal Star

If you grew up in northeast Lincoln, you know this to be true: Once a Rocket, always a Rocket.



Northeast, Lincoln High auto and welding shops to get face-lift  Lincoln Journal Star

The automotive and welding classrooms at Lincoln High and Northeast are getting a $1.1 million face-lift.



Girls basketball preseason ratings, 11/29 | Photo galleries  Lincoln Journal Star

With the high school basketball season getting started, the Journal Star's Clark Grell offers his look at the preseason girls basketball ratings.



Connie Duncan seeks re-election to the Lincoln school board  Lincoln Journal Star

Connie Duncan, a former Lincoln Public Schools teacher, said she will run for a second term on the Lincoln Board of Education.



Fundraiser launched to help family replace car totaled after fatal pursuit  Lincoln Journal Star

An online campaign is raising money for the family whose vehicle was stolen early Wednesday and destroyed during a deadly joyride.



Raffle of AR-15 rifle snares Lincoln youth trap shooting club in gun control debate  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Public Schools has asked the Lincoln Northeast Trap Club to remove social media references to its raffle of an AR-15 — the kind of weapon used to kill ...



LPS dance teams join together for a cause  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Public Schools dance teams found a new way to raise money for both their annual team expenses and a good cause. All six LPS dance teams joined ...



Lincoln East students walk out, demand safer schools  KLKN

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News Students at Lincoln East students were among those that walked out of their classes Friday morning.



Kent D. Walker  Lincoln Journal Star

August 30, 1960 - November 19, 2018. Kent D. Walker, 58, of Lincoln, died on November 19, 2018. Mr. Walker was born August 30, 1960 to Richard & Carol ...



LFR rescues 7 animals from fire near Lincoln Northeast High School  1011now

Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to a confirmed structure fire at 2602 N 63rd Street in Lincoln, in the area of 63rd and Huntington.



Prep Extra Credit, 12/6  Lincoln Journal Star

A look at some of the top performances from the first week of the winter high school sports season.



Southeast High School addressing racial tension, other conflicts through peer mediation  Lincoln Journal Star

Deia Lasu felt the culture shift, a slow slide into divisiveness, racial tension bubbling to the surface, overt, offensive comments in the hallways and classrooms ...



Northeast art instructor named year's first Teacher of the Month  Lincoln Journal Star

Michelle Hrbek, a 14-year educator currently in her 10th year teaching art at Lincoln Northeast High School, is the school year's first Teacher of the Month ...



Girls A-7 district: Southwest withstands Northeast's early threes, rallies to punch ticket to state  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Southwest's road back to the girls state basketball tournament had its bumps early in the season.



Photos: Omaha Westside races past Lincoln Northeast in boys hoops action  Lincoln Journal Star

The Warriors put the pedal down for an 82-47 win over the Rockets on Thursday at Lincoln Northeast High School on the opening night of the prep boys ...



Judith B. McCalla | Obituaries | journalstar.com  Lincoln Journal Star

April 7, 1943 - November 29, 2018. Judith B. McCalla, 75, Waverly, passed away November 29, 2018. Born April 7, 1943 in Lincoln to Ivan and Ruth (Bennett) ...



Lance's Journal: The ultimate non-traditional student gets degree  1011now

Joe Lutes is the very epitome of a non-traditional student. College didn't work for him the first time around...but this past Saturday, Joe got done what he set out to ...



Lincoln Northeast Star Strutters’ dance show, fundraiser Monday  Lincoln Journal Star

The Lincoln Northeast High School Star Strutters will host their annual dance show and community night to benefit the Food Bank of Lincoln at 7:30 p.m. Monday ...



George William Neill  Lincoln Journal Star

February 10, 1937 - October 29, 2018. George William Neill, 81, passed away on October 29, 2018. Born on February 10, 1937, in Lincoln to George and Beryl ...



Prep volleyball ratings, 10/23 | High School Volleyball | journalstar.com  Lincoln Journal Star

This week's high school volleyball ratings as the postseason looms.



Heartland Athletic Conference and area girls basketball leaders, 1/8  Lincoln Journal Star

A look at leaders from around the area in girls basketball.



Lifelong Learning Institute spawns nearly 20 interest groups in Lincoln  Lincoln Journal Star

Discussion and engagement in a growing number of topics for OLLI at UNL members doesn't end with the last classroom session.



Teen accused in College View slaying held on $1M bond  Lincoln Journal Star

A 16-year-old Lincoln Northeast High School student accused of murder has been returned to Nebraska and ordered detained on $1 million bond, according to ...



'Lincoln got a little smaller without her here,' friend of slain woman says  Lincoln Journal Star

Jessica M. Brandon beamed with pride for her children and grandchildren and was always a reliable friend, her friends and relatives said Wednesday.



Boys basketball ratings, 2/12  Lincoln Journal Star

A look at the latest boys basketball ratings for the week of Feb. 11.



Rocket Man looks back at 37 years at Northeast  Lincoln Journal Star

Barry Moore, *fresh* out of college and anxious to get to work, walked into the Lincoln Northeast High School main office one summer day in 1957 and asked to ...



Elizabeth “Liz” Rae Meyer Sawyer  Lincoln Journal Star

January 28, 1939 - August 12, 2018. Tiz Liz has died. Fulfilled and at peace with her life, Elizabeth “Liz” Rae Meyer Sawyer took her final breath at home, in the ...



Northeast to induct Athletic Hall of Fame additions Jan. 14  Lincoln Journal Star

The Lincoln Northeast High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its 2017 class during a 7 p.m. banquet next Saturday (Jan. 14) at the Havelock Social Hall, ...



Police volunteering time to help at-risk Lincoln youth through TeamMates  Lincoln Journal Star

Each Wednesday for an hour, a battle of the badges ensues at a Lincoln middle school between Nate Hill and his TeamMate Jafar.



Prep Extra Credit, 2/13  Lincoln Journal Star

Baylor Scheierman, Aurora: Had 19 points, 16 rebounds and 15 assists in win over Cozad in the Heartland Hoops Classic. Brady Danielson, York: Had 29 points ...



2 arrested in connection to College View shooting death  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln police Friday arrested two 17-year-olds in connection to a fatal shooting in College View last month.



Teacher of the Month award to Dave Grothen  Lincoln Journal Star

Dave Grothen, a mathematics teacher at the secondary and postsecondary level for over 40 years, is the latest Teacher of the Month honoree recognized by the ...



Joyce Elaine Staberg Dimmitt  Lincoln Journal Star

April 7, 1927 - January 9, 2019. Joyce Elaine Staberg Dimmitt, 91, of Lincoln, widow of Robert A. Staberg, passed away January 9, 2019. Born April 7, 1927, ...



Teen charged in killing of Edgar Union pleads not guilty  WOWT

A Lincoln teenager charged with killing a 22-year-old in the College View area in March pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder on Tuesday.



With teens linked to latest Lincoln homicide, focus renewed on juvenile justice system  Lincoln Journal Star

Natavian Morton, 16, is the youngest person accused in a homicide in the city since the 1980s, according to police.



Class D-2: More than a game as Mullen heads back to semifinals  Lincoln Journal Star

Class D-2 No. 8 Mullen battling for a repeat state championship for its coach, Rusty Moore, who underwent surgery for a brain tumor in February, transcends all ...



20 weird and wonderful Nebraska high school mascots | Football  Columbus Telegram

With prep football season cranking up, we've rounded up some of our favorite Nebraska high school mascots. Did yours make the cut? Tell us which ones we ...



Ruthie “Ruth” Jo Olenski  Lincoln Journal Star

January 26, 1950 - October 17, 2018. Ruthie “Ruth” Jo Olenski, 68, of North Canton, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, following an ...



Mike James announces bid for Lincoln City Council's District 2 seat  Lincoln Journal Star

Mike James, a Lincoln native with an interest in local politics, has announced he is running for the District 2 Lincoln City Council seat, which largely represents ...



The Best of the Class of 2018 Honored on KLKNTV.com  KLKN

High School students at the top of their class are recognized for their academic excellence during 15th Annual Channel 8 KLKN-TV's Annual Best of the Class ...



Jeff Fagler named head baseball coach at Northeast  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Northeast High School has named Jeff Fagler its new head baseball coach.



Photos: Lincoln Northeast Midwest Classic wrestling invite | Prep sports galleries  Lincoln Journal Star

The Rockets hosted the Midwest Classic prep wrestling dual invite on Saturday at Lincoln Northeast High school. Photos by Francis Gardler, Journal Star.



Merwyn Davidson  Aurora News Register

Merwyn Davidson, age 85, of Aurora, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at Lincoln. A Memorial *Service* will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at the ...



Jensen, Jack Morgan | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Jensen, Jack Morgan Age 76 Jack Morgan Jensen passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Jack was born March 9, 1942 in Omaha, NE, to Jack and Lorene ...



Teen pleads not guilty in College View homicide  Lincoln Journal Star

The 16-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting a man in the College View neighborhood in March pleaded not guilty this week.



Officers arrest fourth person in College View homicide  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln police have arrested a fourth person in the killing of a 22-year-old man who was gunned down in a College View neighborhood last month.



Joba Chamberlain's DUIs may doom his liquor license request for new south Lincoln bar  Lincoln Journal Star

Two drunk-driving cases involving former Husker and Major League Baseball pitcher and Lincoln native Joba Chamberlain have complicated his attempt to ...



LPS proposes dropping property tax in light of higher values, bump in state aid  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Public Schools proposes lowering its tax rate by 1 cent to fund a $443.2 million general fund budget — a 5.3 percent increase in spending that will ...



Ricketts honors 22 Nebraska students who earned perfect ACT scores of 36  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — After acing the ACT, Nebraska students are off to Harvard, Yale, Georgetown and the University of Nebraska's campuses in Omaha and Lincoln.



UPDATE: LPS teacher arrested in sex trafficking sting  KLKN

Twelve people have been arrested for sex trafficking in Lincoln.



Nebraska principal on leave after banning Christmas symbols  Lincoln Journal Star

OMAHA — A Nebraska elementary school principal has been placed on leave after a conservative Christian group threatened legal action over her ban on ...



25 Lincoln youth to attend Boys State  Lincoln Journal Star

Twenty-five young men from Lincoln have been chosen to be among approximately 400 high school juniors attending the American Legion's 2018 session of ...



Class D-1 roundup: Kenesaw removes all doubt in second quarter to zip into semifinals  Lincoln Journal Star

It looked as though it'd be a competitive game in the day's final Class D-1 state boys basketball tournament quarterfinal Thursday at Lincoln Northeast High ...



Harvest of Harmony marches on  Grand Island Independent

Early-morning practices are nothing new for high school band members.



Two teens taken into custody in connection with murder of 22-year-old Lincoln man  Nebraska Radio Network

Two teenagers have been apprehended in connection with the shooting death of a 22-year-old Lincoln man. Lincoln police report they have taken two ...



With new coaches leading, Lincoln Northeast girls win, boys fall  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Northeast's new coaches have been through many high school basketball seasons together, but for the first time, David Mercer was coach of the Rocket ...



More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...



Late run of key plays leads Westside to win over North Star  Lincoln Journal Star

OMAHA — A bit more balance and a few more plays down the stretch proved to be enough for Omaha Westside's boys basketball team Thursday night.



Silver Hawks' switch to zone late sparks rally against No. 3 Millard North; Mustang girls roll in opener  Lincoln Journal Star

Millard North threw Lincoln Southwest off guard with a 1-3-1 look on defense Thursday night.



Actor gives back to Nebraska roots with 'Troublemaker Foundation'  Daily Nebraskan

In today's world, people too often feel like they don't have the power to chase their dreams. Many kids believe they're simply not talented enough or in the right ...



After turn as 'pop star' and singer, Lincoln Southwest grad ready to make mark in business  Lincoln Journal Star

If you thought Cayden Hubbard peaked in fifth grade, when he walked out of Maxey Elementary School to a throng of fans, flew to L.A. and hung out with ...



Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament Results  1011now

Highlights and scores from the Heartland Athletic Conference basketball tournaments.



20 Lincoln youth to attend Girls State  Lincoln Journal Star

Twenty young women from Lincoln have been chosen to be among approximately 400 high school juniors attending the American Legion Auxiliary's 2018 ...



Change in school, sport leads to success for Tupper  1011now

Toni Tupper was a three-sport athlete in high school. As an all-state performer at Lincoln Northeast High School, Tupper pursued a career in volleyball at ...



Sonia Hansen  Columbus Telegram

Sonia Hansen, 80, of Columbus, died Jan. 20, 2019, at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln. The funeral *service* will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at Trinity ...



LPS students chosen to represent Nebraska at US Senate Youth Program  1011now

Two students from Lincoln Public Schools have been selected as delegates to the 56th annual United States Senate Youth Program to be held March 3-10 in ...



Teen accused in College View shooting shouldn't be tried as adult, attorney argues  Lincoln Journal Star

The murder prosecution of Lincoln's youngest accused killer in recent history should be handled in juvenile court, his attorney argued before a judge Friday.



Cindy Lange-Kubick: Corey Craig: former troublemaker, untroubled  Lincoln Journal Star

A former troublemaker turned TV guy visits Lincoln Northeast High School.



Police: Server added $10 in tips to each of 25 receipts in fraud at Lincoln restaurant  Lincoln Journal Star

A server has been fired from a southwest Lincoln restaurant and ticketed for theft after the owner discovered she added $10 to customers' tips shortly after being ...



Mullen volleyball completes best season in school history with win over Wynot in D2 3rd-place game  North Platte Telegraph

LINCOLN — The Lady Broncos didn't play for the Class D2 state title on Saturday, but that doesn't mean their historic run had to end.



Westside girls open season with statement win over Northeast  Lincoln Journal Star

The season opener certainly isn't the worst time to make a statement about the upcoming season, and that's just what the No. 6 Omaha Westside Warriors did on ...



Four individuals, 1997 state champ boys basketball team comprise 25th Northeast Athletic Hall of Fame class  Lincoln Journal Star

HAVELOCK -- The 25th group of inductees to join the Lincoln Northeast High School Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored during a recognition dinner Saturday ...



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