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…

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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.

Dorthy Jean Dobberstein, age 87 of Topeka, passed away Tuesday…

A funeral service for Robin J. Munderloh, 71, of Norfolk was h…

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

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

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.