Cuming County’s Board of Supervisors yesterday gave final approval to the 2020-2021 budget that seeks a property tax increase of $57,091. The board held its required public hearing on the budget Tuesday morning.

West Point Public School Superintendent Bill McAllister is considering modifications to the schools COVID-19 plans pending what the risk dial for Cuming County looks like this week.

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Finances were the order of the night Tuesday, Sept. 8, as the Wisner City Council approved an $11.8 million 2020-21 budget and approved a $21,275 grant application.

Wisner-Pilger Schools is celebrating their 2020 Homecoming week this week with a variety of activities. “You Can’t Tame Our Pride” is the circus theme that has been chosen for the week.

When it came time for Gwen Donner, a junior at Wisner-Pilger High School, to select a project for her FFA Supervised Agriculture Experience (SAE), she decided to join the ranks of the more than 200,000 beekeepers across the United States. A year and a half after starting her first four bee h…

I’m beginning to wonder if all those in charge of updating information on the weather forecasting apps know where West Point, Neb. is located.

The calendar says high school football season, but the weather says July 4. Doesn’t matter, because I’m looking forward to another step to normalcy: the start of another high school fall sports season.

As if things weren’t hard enough for Nebraska’s small businesses, news comes that the Trump administration plans to claw back a chunk of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds legitimate businesses have used as a lifeline to keep their employees on the payroll.

Weekly newspapers like West Point News have joined others in urging support for Congressional action to prevent slowing of the mail during the coronavirus pandemic.

Delwin E. Meyer, age 81 of West Point, passed away Saturday, S…

Funeral services for James Van Cleav, age 78 of West Point, ar…

Private services for Betty L. Ray, 90, of Madison were held Au…

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Kathleen Joy Kirbach, 78, of Axtell passed away on Sunday, Apr…

A slo-mo view of the WP News press in action today. Today is the final day the press will run. Starting next week we’ll be sending pages elsewhere to be printed.