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It’s graduation day – finally – for Guardian Angels Central Catholic’s Class of 2020. This year’s ceremony will take place Sunday, July 12, beginning at 2:15 p.m. at the Nielsen Community Center.

The 21st annual Cream of the Crop dairy show will be held this Saturday, July 11, at the Cuming County Fairgrounds in West Point.

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The Wisner River Park will be quieter than most years in August following a vote to table a request to hold the annual Thunder by the River event. The council cited COVID-19 concerns as the reason for the denial of the request by the Thunder by the River organization to use the park Aug. 21 …

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office arrested a fugitive after he was found hiding at a residence southeast of Stanton on Sunday. Derrick Haywood was arrested on a warrant for burglary, possession of burglar tools and criminal trespass in connection with an October 2019 break-in at the Pilger…

Schools in Cuming County will have more help in following up on students who have attendance issues after action taken June 24 by the Cuming County Board of Supervisors during its regular monthly meeting.

Talk about lighting up the sky. And lighting up the mood of hundreds of people at the same time. That’s what the West Point Volunteer Fire Department and some other volunteers did Saturday night with another of their impressive fireworks shows.

Fireworks are in no short supply in West Point again this summer. And even though I’m in that old geezer era, I really don’t have a problem with that.

Two months ago, Nebraskans cast nearly 400,000 mail-in votes, helping set a primary record for voting. When all was said and done, 471,000 voters cast ballots in the election, easily eclipsing the previous record of 413,015 voters set during the 1972 primary.

In just 10 days, another effort appreciated by many will light up the sky. It’s the annual West Point 4th of July fireworks show. Yes, the show is happening even though some other events we’ve grown accustomed to won’t take place that day.

We welcome news that some of the directed health measures have been relaxed and businesses are able to provide customers a bit more elbow room. Still, we need to keep in mind that social distancing is important and will be with us for quite some time.

Lavonne Faye Slagle, age 86 of Laurel, died on Tuesday, June 2…

Sheryl Wortman, 58, of rural Wisner, died Sunday, July 5, 2020…

Funeral service for Marlin Wilbur Metschke, 93, of Fremont wil…

Debbra M. Patras (Roland) was born March 27, 1958 in Osmond to…

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.