Master Sergeant Anthony Modlin told those gathered at Monday’s Veterans Day program in West Point that there are several ways to thank the veterans for their service and sacrifices. “A simple handshake is just the beginning,” he said of how to thank them.
A few years ago, 2008, West Point Community Theatre members were meeting in the party room at Pizza Ranch. They had a problem. They needed one more actor to fill the cast for the West Point melodrama. Just one more actor.
The newly inducted NHS members are, from left, front: Paige Rolf, Brianna Peatrowsky, Evie Schlickbernd; middle row: Cassidee Stratmann, Angela Rolf, Hannah Schwer, Josh Jansen; back: Greta Vering, Adam Reeson, Tobias Steffensmeier and Ethan Kreikemeier.
Master Sergeant Anthony Modlin told those gathered at Monday’s Veterans Day program in West Point that there are several ways to thank the veterans for their service and sacrifices.
West Point Public Schools Board of Education received an update from the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) and about the Pathways 2 Tomorrow funding options when it met Monday night.
Play after play, drive after drive, both teams displayed a ‘refuse to lose’ attitude in an unforgettable game with many magical moments.
Lucas Vogt makes such an impact whenever he steps foot on a football field. There was no denying how much of a difference-maker Vogt was for Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur in their 39-21 win over Wilber-Clatonia during the opening round of the Class C2 state football playoffs Friday evening …
After controlling the first half, Guardian Angels Central Catholic ran into a buzz saw in the second half as it was all BDS over the final two quarters.
Brandon Mitzel made a statement at the Class C boys state cross country meet last Friday at the Kearney Country Club. Mitzel missed out on hardware, but the time that he posted told the story for the Cadet junior.
Ask any fan, coach or player, there’s no denying that Guardian Angels Central Catholic left everything they had on the field in the Class C state softball championship game Friday at Hastings.
Superintendent Chad Boyer reported at Monday’s School Board meeting that the Wisner-Pilger School District received an overall designation as “great” from the Nebraska Department of Education.
Ian Breitkreutz joined an elite group on Saturday when Boy Scouts of America’s highest award, the Eagle Scout award, was bestowed upon him.
Veterans, students and the public gathered at Wisner-Pilger School to honor Veterans Day with a patriotic program.
Family, service, and tradition are the overriding themes behind the new Wisner Volunteer Fire Department tribute mural that was unveiled on Oct. 27. The mural currently memorializes Ken Donner and Brieson Jensen, two Wisner firemen who recently passed away. However, the mural will continue t…
Three candidates will be interviewed to fill chief of police position, it was learned Monday night at the Wisner City Council meeting. Barry Meyer and Terry Soden will join Mayor Chad Dixon in the interview process.
If you didn’t have the chance to attend one of the first performances of West Point Community Theatre’s “Tons of Money,” do try to take in one of the final two shows.
Attendance at Monday’s Veterans Day program in West Point exceeded expectations after the area woke up to a couple inches of snow and slick streets.
The West Point News family lost one of its long-time members this week. Karl Maack, age 63, died Thursday after a battle with cancer.
Knowing Karl Maack was a blessing I enjoyed for the past 27 years. He died on Oct. 31, and I’m among those who will miss him. Karl was funny, he had a remarkable memory, he was a loyal friend and he was a strong Christian.
It’s hard to believe that almost a full year has passed since the American Veterans Park in West Point was dedicated. On a day with weather similar to today’s (Wednesday), hundreds of people showed up to celebrate the park and honor those for whom it pays tribute.
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