Members of the Wisner-Pilger communities got a chance Friday night to celebrate with the Wisner-Pilger FFA students on successful corn, soybean and alfalfa crops. The annual test plot night featured a hot dog/hamburger meal, followed by treks to the two separate fields of crops.

A Board of Education meeting was held at Wisner-Pilger school last Tuesday which both set a budget and established the schools property tax request for the 2019-2020 year.

S & L Pole Testing will be performing utility pole tests starting the week of Sept. 9. They will be working in the Bismark township in Cuming County in the CCPPD service area.

Maybe it was just the heat. Or the humidity. Or both. Or maybe it was just me not being 33 years old anymore. Whatever it was, Sunday’s 30th annual Last Fling ’til Spring Car Show felt like the steamiest Last Fling I can remember.

It took a bit of restraint not to comment on the news reports about West Point’s water issue that were aired on WOWT the past couple of weeks. But after seeing the one that aired after last week’s West Point City Council meeting, we feel we have to provide some clarifications.

A recommendation from the State Department of Health and Human Services last week that West Point residents are advised to drink bottled or filtered water raised the level of frustration of both city officials and local residents who have been dealing with the water issue for more than a year.

This week I have some space to address a couple of questions that came my way the past few months. One was about local government meetings and why I wasn’t asking any questions.

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