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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

  1. Lincoln Northeast freshman dead, three teenagers injured after I-80 chase  1011now
  2. 14-year-old Lincoln boy dies after vehicle chase  Omaha World-Herald
  3. 14-year-old killed, 3 injured while fleeing from police in stolen SUV, Nebraska state troopers say  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  4. 14-year-old killed in pursuit had troubles, but a heart of gold, former football coach says  Lincoln Journal Star
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Two suffer injuries during fight at Northeast High School  1011now

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



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, ...



Jack Morgan Jensen  Lincoln Journal Star

March 9, 1942 - January 1, 2019. Jack Morgan Jensen, age 76, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Jack was born March 9, 1942, in Omaha, to Jack ...



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.



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.



Esther L. “Mimi” Busboom | Obituaries | journalstar.com  Lincoln Journal Star

April 9, 1933 - December 21, 2018. Esther L. Busboom “Mimi”, 85, of Lincoln passed away on December 21, 2018 after a lengthy battle with Multiple Myeloma ...



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 ...



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.



Lincoln Northeast student taken into custody after threat, faces 'serious consequences,' principal says  Lincoln Journal Star

A Lincoln Northeast High School student was taken into police custody Thursday night after apparently threatening to shoot someone at the school.



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 ...



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.



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.



Sparked by return of key players, new-look Warriors show same winning ways  Lincoln Journal Star

In a game where it hit 11 three-pointers and held off a late rally by fourth-ranked Lincoln Northeast, sixth-ranked Omaha Westside learned a lot about itself ...



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.



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,



Open house to celebrate house LNE students built  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Housing Authority will hold an open house Wednesday, May 16, from 4-6 p.m. to celebrate the construction of a house on 6920 Garland St. built by ...



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 ...



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 ...



Northeast names Ritchie new basketball coach  KLKN

Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Northeast High School Lincoln Northeast High School has named Monte Ritchie its new head boys ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

The Journal Star now offers you the ability to get the news you want via Facebook Instant Messenger. Lincoln's history comes to life through powerful photos in ...



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.



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.



Districts hope code of conduct helps curtail parents' bad behavior  Lincoln Journal Star

BANCROFT — For as long as high school athletes have competed against one another, their parents and other adults have gathered to watch and cheer for ...



Prep volleyball ratings, 10/23  Lincoln Journal Star

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



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.



Lance's Journal: New ornaments for Capitol Holiday Tree  1011now

This past summer, some of Nebraska's finest artists took part in a first-ever public art project that will supply the Capitol holiday tree with one-of-a-kind ...



Northeast student brings gun, knives to school  Lincoln Journal Star

A Lincoln Northeast High School student was contacted by police after allegedly bringing a gun to school Tuesday.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Teen arrested for killing in Lincoln appears in court  1011now

A 16-year-old arrested in Mississippi for killing a Lincoln man in late March has been brought back to Nebraska and appeared in Lancaster County Court on ...



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.



Trolleys debut at Winter Lights event  Lincoln Journal Star

Members of the public filled Tower Square at 13th and P streets for the annual Winter Lights celebration Friday night, braving the cold to see Mayor Chris Beutler ...



Beloved Northeast teacher dies  Lincoln Journal Star

Sharon Holliday, who said an emotional goodbye to students and colleagues lining the streets outside Lincoln Northeast High School two weeks ago as she ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Man dead following Thursday afternoon crash in Waverly  Fremont Tribune

The driver of an SUV that lost control and rolled Thursday on U.S. 6 in Waverly has died. Dylan Lang, 24, of Lincoln died Friday at a Lincoln hospital, the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Harvest of Harmony marches on | Local News  Grand Island Independent

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



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 ...



BDS sweeps Mullen, back in state final for the first time since 2013  Sand Hills Express

LINCOLN, NE – Bruning-Davenport/Shickley has proven that they can play with the best, and beat the best, in Classes D1 and D2. In its first season of D2, the ...



George Robert Strait  Lincoln Journal Star

September 8, 1934 - September 16, 2018. George Robert Strait was born September 8, 1934, in Stromsburg to Noel McVey Strait and Cynthia Cooper Strait.



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.



Lincoln Southwest girls return the focus to fun on the court  Lincoln Journal Star

It didn't take long for the No. 7 Lincoln Southwest Silver Hawks to learn a tough lesson this season. When you're the defending champion, everyone is gunning ...



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.



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 ...



'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.



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 ...



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.



Letter, 11/29: ACT, SAT aren't good measuring sticks  Lincoln Journal Star

2018 was the first year Nebraska required all high school juniors to complete the ACT. Out of the 17 states that test all students, only four recorded higher ...



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.



Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament Results  1011now

Highlights and scores from the Heartland Athletic Conference basketball tournaments.



Ricketts honors 22 Nebraska students who earned perfect ACT scores of 36  Sand Hills Express

LINCOLN — After acing the ACT, Nebraska students are off to Harvard, Yale, Georgetown and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The 22 students who ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



This week's letters: Lincoln bike plan will cost too much  Lincoln Journal Star

A cyclist makes her way down N Street using the separated bike lane on Friday, Nov. 16. The Lincoln Bike Plan envisions 5.5 miles of additional separated lanes ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Jeff Fagler named head baseball coach at Northeast  Lincoln Journal Star

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



David J. Watkins  Lincoln Journal Star

January 16, 1958 - July 6, 2018. David J. Watkins, 60, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018, at his home in Lincoln, Nebraska. David was born on January 16, 1958, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lance's Journal: Drew Curtright Jewelry Art, Oct. 8, 2018  1011now

Drew Curtright is living the dream of any young artist. She's creating art full-time and she's adapted a beautiful etching process that she discovered while ...



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 ...



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 ...



UPDATE: LPS teacher arrested in sex trafficking sting  KLKN

Twelve people have been arrested for sex trafficking in Lincoln.



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.



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

Toni Tupper qualified for the NCAA Track & Field Championships two years after participating at in volleyball at Creighton.



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 ...



State ACT results dip slightly; LPS scores remain steady  Lincoln Journal Star

Nebraska high school graduates' performance on the ACT exam dipped slightly last year but remains the highest among states where at least 80 percent of ...



Class D-2 state: Wynot turns tables on St. Mary's  Lincoln Journal Star

Wynot took the middle out of the contest and rallied for a victory against rival St. Mary's in Thursday's final Class D-2 state volleyball tournament first-round game ...



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 ...



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 ...



Chancellor Ronnie Green announces $2.9 million in proposed budget cuts  Daily Nebraskan

Chancellor Ronnie Green proposed $2.9 million in budget cuts for the 2018-19 academic year, including potential cuts to two academic programs and 18 faculty ...



Watch: Stanton falls in 5-set thriller | Online Extras  Norfolk Daily News

Second seed Stanton lost a five-set heartbreaker to third-seed Blue Hill in semifinal action of the Class C2 Nebraska State Volleyball Tournament on Friday at ...



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.



State tourney insider: Fans show support for Rusty Moore, who returns to watch his team  Lincoln Journal Star

The Mullen boys basketball team began defense of its Class D-2 state boys basketball title with a win Thursday. The Broncos had their coach back, too.



Marian Brown, 92 | Obituaries  Grand Island Independent

Marian Brown, 92, of Grand Island passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from natural causes. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, ...



Traveling creativity: high school students help build mobile makerspace labs  Lincoln Journal Star

Zak Elouartiti started building shelves in the expansive new construction space at The Career Academy because he needed volunteer hours for his government ...



Italian photo by Lincoln Southwest grad selected for Yale calendar  Lincoln Journal Star

On the edge of the dock among rows of colorful buildings in Burano, Italy, Ashley Pales felt at home.



Elrod Hall of Fame induction a family affair  Lincoln Journal Star

Ryan Elrod's 2017 induction into the USSSA (United States Specialty Sports Association) Softball Hall of Fame may seem like the ultimate culmination of a long, ...



She drinks and she knows things: Lincoln native helped create 'Game of Thrones' wines  Lincoln Journal Star

Don't be offended, Lincoln Northeast High School Class of 1977. Lesley Larson couldn't make the 40th reunion this year because she was partying with the ...



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

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



LPD: School bus and truck collide | Bus driver hurt  1011now

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - According to Lincoln police, a school bus driver failed to yield causing a crash Thursday afternoon. It happened near 75th and ...



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