Army veteran Robert Wordekemper of Beemer was one of several veterans proud to see his memorial tile already in place on one of the four granite tablets on which the tiles are placed in the American Veterans Park, located in West Point. Wordekemper served from 1950-1952. There are spaces for…
The roughly 20 people attending last Tuesday night’s West Point City Council meeting to hear an update on the city’s water quality issues learned from Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services officials that West Point isn’t the only city dealing with high levels of iron and manganese…
The message the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wanted the public to hear last Thursday night at a meeting about the Corps’ involvement with the U.S. 275 expressway project isn’t what many of the nearly 100 people in attendance caught.
The Just A Stitch Quilt Guild has been seeing a lot of red, white and blue fabric go through their sewing machines this fall. The club constructed a dozen Americana theme quilts for their project, Freedom Quilts.
West Point's Veterans Day program has been postponed to Monday morning, 9:30, because of the weather.
More than once, Guardian Angels Central Catholic could have folded, especially after losing all-state senior Jared Minnick for the game late in the 2nd quarter with a hamstring injury.
Every play. Every yard. And every point mattered in a Class C2 high school football classic Friday night in Oakland.
There’s no sugar-coating it. Rain and cold temps made for miserable conditions at the Class C girls state golf tourney held at River’s Edge Golf Course in North Platte last week.
More than once during the C-2 District softball tourney last week at Timmermann Park in West Point, it appeared that Guardian Angels Central Catholic could possibly have to bank on drawing one of two wildcard spots.
When West Point-Beemer realized its potential back in August, they knew state was well within reach, despite being so young.
The American Veterans Park is now completed and local organizers are planning a dedication for Sunday at 2 p.m. in West Point.
Effective Wednesday, Nov. 21, Cuming County Economic Development Director Kelly Gentrup will no longer be working for the county.
The Wisner Veterans Day program will take place on Monday in the north gym of the Wisner-Pilger Jr.-Sr. High School. The program is scheduled to get underway at 2:30 p.m.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) has announced that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, accounted for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors.
A portion of Monday’s regular Wisner City Council meeting was a presentation by Rich Sternadori on the level of Wisner’s ADA compliancy.
Those who haven’t taken the time yet to stop and take a look at the American Veterans Park (AVP) in West Point really need to. It’s another example of what can be accomplished when people are determined to make it happen.
“Rarely is there cause for applause in West Point’s City Council Chambers, it happened Friday when Governor Pete Ricketts announced that work would begin in 2019 on the Highway 275 expressway from south of Scribner to West Point.”
The 2018 elections will be over before our next edition of the West Point News hits the news stands. So, this is our last chance to urge you to vote.
The City of West Point continues to take steps to make sure — and to prove — that its drinking water is safe.
When Nebraskans cast their vote in this year’s general election, they won’t just be putting people in office. They will also vote on a measure that will directly affect many people’s lives – 90,000 lives, to be more specific.
- Firemen, EMTs answer two calls to Stalp Gravel
- American Veterans Park dedicated; is tribute to God, country, veterans and their families
- U.S. 275 expressway work won’t start in 2019
- Gentrup resigns
- American Veterans Park to be dedicated Sunday
- Wilma Throener
- City looking for ‘smoking gun’ to solve water issues
- Jays jump for joy
- Freedom Quilts cover veterans with warm thoughts of thanks for service
- Schlecht wins West Point mayor’s race
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