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Ever since moving to West Point, the Pettit family has been waiting for the type of snowfall the city received last week.


In its efforts to preserve veterans' stories, the John A. Stahl Library launched its Veterans History Project last week.

At Monday night’s special meeting, the West Point Public Schools Board of Education voted to approve the air conditioner bid for the high school gym, which will be fully funded by ESSER.


A project that was 17 years in the making wrapped up after crews completed installing a new 450-foot concrete girder bridge east of the former Elkhorn River bridge south of Beemer. The old bridge was recently removed.

Evan Schuetze sent the Bluejay crowd into a frenzy when collected a come-from-behind pin to clinch the dual win over Pender.


Defensive pressure delivered a ‘W’ for West Point-Beemer as the Cadet girls basketball team collected a 63-30 home win over Lyons-Decatur NE Saturday night.


Guardian Angels Central Catholic’s defense was in lockdown mode in their 52-27 win over Ord in the opening round of the North Bend Central boys basketball holiday tournament December 28.

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So, we are halfway through January now, are you still sticking to the resolutions you made at the start of the new year? I’m sure some are and some are not, but either way it’s okay. Sometimes we make resolutions that are so big that we don’t really have a plan in mind on how to stick to the…

What started as a trip to Omaha to pick up his older brother, ended up being of eternal significance for a young man in Council Bluffs as Owen and I sat down for supper.

As the metaphorical page of December turns over to a brand new chapter of January, many people find themselves setting New Year’s resolutions, planning for the year ahead, and reflecting on the one just left behind. I am not one for New Year’s resolutions- I find the declaration to overhaul …

Happy New Year everybody!! Everyone starts with a clean slate and gets excited for what the new year may bring, but did you stop to think about everything that happened to you in the previous year? Did you have any firsts? Did you start a new job? Get a new vehicle? A new house?

Robert (Bob) D. Tushla, 89, passed away on Tuesday, December 2…

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