Sunday’s rain put the brakes on a fall harvest that had picked up steam in recent weeks. For the week ending October 24, there were 5.9 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Tom Kelly has sold the West Point News to Enterprise Publishing of Blair. The new owners take over the business on Monday, Nov. 1
Citizens State Bank this week announced that Krista Prinz has been named its President. Krista’s career with Citizens State Bank started in 2009 as a Credit Analyst / Personal Banker in Wisner and West Point. Prinz has served as the bank’s Executive Vice President since 2019 and for the past…
American consumers often hear about the environmental impact of livestock production — particularly beef.
Property owners in Bancroft and Wisner will benefit from a slightly lower tax levy for the next fiscal year when compared to last, while those in Beemer will see a slight increase and those in West Point won’t see much of a change.
It’s been a season to remember for West Point-Beemer senior Edward Pena. And he capped it off in a memorable way with a trip to the Class C State Cross Country meet Friday at Kearney.
It was a truly remarkable high school golf career for West Point-Beemer senior Brook Diekemper. And she finished it the only way she knew how – with a state golf medal.
Eyeing a third consecutive state title game appearance, Guardian Angels Central Catholic came up just short as Yutan/Mead notched a couple key hits to capture a 4-0 win over the Bluejays in the Class C State Softball tournament Friday at Hastings.
The goal all season long for Guardian Angels Central Catholic’s softball team was a chance to defend their Class C state title.
Heading into the C-3 District golf tournament, West Point-Beemer’s expectations were a top-three finish.
Wisner will study the cost of at least two methods of treating water for nitrates following action at Monday night’s City Council meeting. The council voted 4-0 to pay JEO Consulting Group $14,900 to evaluate both the ion exchange and the reverse osmosis treatment options. JEO also would mak…
At the Neihardt State Historic Site in Bancroft Sunday afternoon, a recording of John G. Neihardt’s voice carried the words of Black Elk’s prayer across the grounds. Gathered for the 56th annual Neihardt Day, the crowd of 50 people listened intently to his words.
The Cuming County Board of Supervisors learned last week that it might be asked to help replace some funding that the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department (ELVPHD) is losing.
Chuck Ross was awarded the Doyle Denney Heart of a Coach Legacy Award at the 53rd annual Nebraska Coaches Association Awards Banquet on July 25.
Cuming County soon will have a corn whisky distillery after action taken last week by the Cuming County Board of Supervisors.
Getting into the newspaper business was almost unavoidable.
One never knows who you might find on a country road in Cuming County. Monday afternoon when I ventured out to find a possible harvest photo it was Robert Koenig from Elkhorn, who I spotted walking on River Road a couple of miles east of Indian Trails Golf Course.
After writing for several weeks about budgets, taxes, levies and levees, this week I’m switching gears. Sports is what got me into this business and, quite frankly, is what I’d rather be writing about each week. So, here goes...
Elsewhere on this page, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts shares some success stories about what has been done to reduce property taxes. He has every right and good reasons to do so.
More proof that it’s time I put myself out to pasture came in the past two weeks after someone from West Point called to discuss the highway traffic through the city.
- West Point News sold to Enterprise Publishing
- Citizens State Bank names Prinz as president
- Beemer bridge work underway
- Tom Thomas
- Dennis Reichlinger
- Friends of Baron Foundation funds service dog for Nebraska State Patrol
- Geraldine Malzahn
- Farmers Market wraps up in West Point with Halloween flavor
- It’s showtime for this ‘Farce of Nature’
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