Cars could be seen slowly creeping around the streets of West Point last Wednesday. Inside those drive-by vehicles were people peeking into homes and businesses.
Steve Willhelm, Fish Production Manager at the Grove Trout Rearing Station near Royal, releases a net full of 10-inch rainbow trout into West Point’s Neligh Park Lake. Two weeks ago, Nebraska Game & Parks released 900 trout into the lake and yesterday another 750 trout were released there.
The City of West Point will begin flushing the city’s water system on Monday, April 6. Flushing likely will take place each day through April 10. City Administrator Tom Goulette said not all the fire hydrants will be opened this time, but enough will to help clean out most of the water lines.
St. Francis Memorial Hospital recently took another step to improve its use of antibiotics to improve patient outcomes. It did so by joining MDstewardship, a team of infectious disease physicians and clinical pharmacists who provide infectious disease support for healthcare facilities.
Searching to find something that Amanda Hansen, Lexis Haase and Sierra Kile all have in common is certainly not too difficult. For starters, all three ladies were members of the Midland University women’s basketball program this season. What made that so special is all three are from West Point.
Maybe a little bit of a wake-up call was exactly what Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur needed to secure a second consecutive Class C2 Boys State Basketball championship title, which capped off a perfect 29-0 record.
There was no secret ingredient to North Bend Central’s 48-33 win over West Point-Beemer in the opening round of the Class C1 Girls State Basketball tournament Thursday at the Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln. Success for the Tigers came down to two key areas: defense and depth.
The spark that Guardian Angels Central Catholic was desperately searching for simply never came as the Bluejays came up short of a state tournament berth.
Cadet junior Reece Snodgrass knocked home a dramatic three-point buzzer beater to close out the first quarter. Then a Snodgrass free throw to open the second quarter gave West Point-Beemer its first lead of the game. The Cadets never trailed again in a 47-35 win over Milford in the C1-7 Dist…
Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department has tested 115 individuals in the district’s four county area, with 96 negative, 2 positive and 17 still waiting on results, according to director Gina Uhing. The district includes Cuming, Stanton, Madison and Burt Counties.
On Saturday Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department (ELVPHD) learned of a positive COVID-19 case, deemed to be community spread, in Norfolk. A man in his 70s, a resident of St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center, has contracted COVID-19.
Russ Kind supervised the stocking of Wisner’s kids’ fishing pond on Tuesday, but said this will be the last time he will be helping with the local fishing hole due to health issues.
The Coronavirus continues to impact the way people are able to interact with each other. Social distancing and a federal ban on gatherings larger than 10 people have changed the way people socialize, worship and go about day-to-day business.
The latest Coronavirus guidance from Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health (ELVPH) sets a limit of 10 on gathering sizes for churches, restaurants, bars and for daycare providers. All of ELVPH’s announcements were based on recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
Today (Wednesday) may be April Fools’ Day, but Cuming County residents are waking up to the reality I think most knew was coming.
I feel sick. Not because of any virus, but because of the toll this is taking on local health care providers, businesses, churches and hundreds of local events. That said, it’s time for all of us to step back and take a deep breath.
Seems the media can’t catch a break these days. And we’re not talking about the West Point News.
What if I told you that the local public school district was sitting on $10 million in cash reserves? Or, that it had access to about $1.6 million in other funding that it could have used to lower its property tax levy? My gut says you wouldn’t be happy.
If all goes well, West Point News will be covering three teams next week at the Nebraska State High School Girls’ Basketball Championships. We know we will be covering three teams Friday at districts. And we are fortunate that two of those three teams will be playing at the same location. It…
- Cuming County now in directed health measure status
- Cuming County has its first case of COVID-19
- Bear hunt a big hit as West Point residents continue to find joy
- COVID-19 case in Norfolk care facility
- Hams being smoked once more in West Point
- More trout swimming in Neligh Park Lake
- A competitive mindset
- Les Schlecht
- COVID-19 updates on WPN Facebook & Twitter
- Fred Schneider
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