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Maxine Suggs (Alyssa Schuetze) a retired law enforcement officer meets with Carmine DeLuca (Logan Hoyt), a witness in hiding whom she is trying to keep alive. It’s a scene from the comedy, “The Farce of Nature” that will be presented by West Point Community Theatre five times, beginning with…

The May primary election for Nebraska’s next governor is still seven months down the road but the campaigning has already started. The first candidate to test the waters in West Point, Republican Jim Pillen, drew a warm reception Tuesday morning at the Bohemian Duck restaurant.

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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.

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.

A couple of people this week inquired about an editor’s note that we included last week about the paper not being able to use some State Fair photos because they were copyrighted.

A memorial visitation for Tom Thomas, age 77 of West Point, wa…

Geraldine Malzahn, 77, formerly of West Point, passed away sur…

Mass of Christian Burial for Dennis Reichlinger, age 88 of Wes…

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.