Editor’s Note: The following is an update to the Nebraska Property Tax Incentive Act story that was printed in last week’s West Point News. Shortly after the paper went to press, a change in how the income credit is calculated was presented to the legislature.

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A prolific high school wrestling career had a fitting finish for Guardian Angels Central Catholic senior Cash Meier as he walked off the mats as a winner.

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West Point-Beemer seniors Joe Rodriguez and Ty Kaup closed out their high school wrestling careers with plenty to be proud of at the Class B State Wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at the CHI Health Center in Omaha.

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Sub-zero temperatures the night of Feb. 16 didn’t stop organizers of an event that usually occurs during the heat of the summer from telling the Wisner City Council they’ll be back this year.

If you happened to be in the downtown area while Wisner was dealing with last week’s sub-zero weather, you probably noticed it was noisier than usual. That’s because the city was running its pair of 2,200 horsepower Caterpillar generators to keep the lights on in the community.

During a recent Wisner City Council meeting, council members picked the winning logo design that will grace banners, advertising, t-shirts and other memorabilia for Wisner’s 150th Celebration.

If it seems like the coronavirus pandemic has been hanging around for awhile, well it has.

The Wisner Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5767 was honored for 75 years of service to area veterans on Feb. 9 when the post received a commemorative citation from the national VFW organization marking the occasion.

Nebraska lawmakers last week heard testimony on more election-related bills, all of which deserve the public’s attention. Or stance on three of the bills that were heard:

Rest assured a lot of county officials across Nebraska will be following a legislative hearing tomorrow morning (Thursday) dealing with a proposed change to the state’s inheritance tax law.

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I’m still sifting through the hundreds of bills that were introduced this legislative session in Nebraska, but here’s one I know I can support: a bill to allow more cities and villages to lower maximum speed limits.

Two weeks ago, we shared our opinion on this page that we felt negotiations between the City of West Point and Cuming County Agricultural Society would have been better handled in open session pertaining to the city acquiring land for an easement it needs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

Nebraska citizens rely on sound governmental decision-making. One of the sound decisions has been a decades-old rule designed to promote transparency and accountability by allowing the media to cover executive sessions of legislative committees.

Funeral services for Wanda L. Dames, age 92 of Wisner, were he…

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph J. Kreikemeier, a…

Donald “Bugs” J. Burger, 86, of West Point, died Sunday, Febru…

Mary A. Carroll, 96, was born to Francis Lorensen and Agnes (M…

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.