A West Point team captured first place at this year’s Northeast Area FFA Land Judging Contest held last Tuesday near Leigh.
Cantaloupes, meat and an assortment of colored tomatoes have recently been put on the menu for West Point-Beemer students, with all of that food grown in Cuming County.
West Point to St. Louis is no short drive, but six St. Paul Lutheran School faculty members went the distance to attend this year’s Lutheran Educators Association Convocation.
The total tax request of the 16 townships in Cuming County this year is up $137,414 from a year ago. The townships will collect $2,481,081 in taxes, according to the total tax requests that were part of their budget notices published prior to their respective budget meetings.
Public schools in Nebraska received their report cards Wednesday, and the results were mixed for West Point Public School, administrators said this week.
A big-time bounce-back performance on day two of the Class C Girls State golf tournament Tuesday at Lake Maloney Golf Club in North Platte vaulted West Point-Beemer sophomore Brook Diekemper to a 5th-place finish.
When becoming head coach of the Bluejay softball program back in 2003, Allan Kreikemeier’s wish was to make it to state – just once.
It wasn’t the district championship they were hoping for, but West Point-Beemer will gladly take a return trip to next week’s girls state golf tournament.
Facing an eight-run deficit, and down to their final six outs of the game, not many people may have given West Point-Beemer a chance. But Cadet head softball coach Scott Anderson wasn’t one of those people. He knew what his team was capable of doing.
For whatever reason in big games so far this season, the Guardian Angels Central Catholic football team has dealt with trying to overcome a slow start. Friday night was no different.
The Wisner Pilger School Board approved the purchase and installation of a new HVAC unit for the fine arts auditorium at their monthly school board meeting on Monday.
Cuming County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $11,843, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage and risk management services provider.
Keith Marvin of Marvin Planning Consulting has made his recommended changes to the Cuming County rural zoning regulations that the Cuming County Planning Commission will consider.
Among the items on Monday’s regular Wisner City Council meeting was the second reading on an ordinance to annex the Kane’s Wellsite Addition into the City of Wisner.
The first “Rise and Shine Breakfast” fundraiser at the Wisner Senior Center raised $100 which will go toward remodeling of the Center.
Pardon me for taking a break from commenting on matters relating to budgets, rural zoning and other city, county and school matters. It’s just that every now and then I need to return to my roots to keep my sanity.
What role should the news media play in our democracy, and what are the obligations of citizens and journalists in today’s news media environment? Those were some of the questions addressed during three community conversations in Nebraska last fall.
Opinions vary on the West Point Trails & Pathways project that is underway in Wilderness Park. Some like what’s been done while others are unhappy about the paved paths and amount of dirt work that took place.
This week is National Newspaper Week, a time when those of us in the newspaper business are asked to toot our own horns.
West Point’s City Council is starting to consider the not-so-encouraging task of deciding how to pay for the upgrades to the city’s water treatment plant and distribution system.
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