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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…

West Point Public Schools’ elementary school this week learned it has been placed among the top 30% of elementary schools in Nebraska, making it a U.S. News Best Elementary School.

Farmers markets throughout Nebraska spice up the summer months by offering locally grown produce, handcrafted items, freshly baked goods, live entertainment, and more. A popular way for small farmers and artisans to sell their wares directly to the public, these events have spread in popular…

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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…

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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.

Work is underway to build a new bridge over the Elkhorn River south of Beemer. Dixon Construction of Correctionville, Iowa, moved in equipment and began to build a series of culverts and headwalls towards the middle of the river so the bridge can be built from the waterway.

When Randy Rood stepped into the role of director for this fall’s West Point Community Theatre production, he did research on what types of performances West Point likes. Hearing “comedies,” he thinks he found just the right pick in this year’s production of “The Farce of Nature.”

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It won’t be long before West Point residents see loads of dirt and heavy equipment starting to show up behind the Cuming County fairgrounds and on property north of West Park Street.

Two area Chamber of Commerce executives were recognized as “Professionals of the Year” by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce Executives (NCCE), a professional development organization comprised of the leaders of more than 50 local chambers of commerce across the state.

February 12, 2018, was a day that changed Korey and Maria Janata’s life. That day, they received a diagnosis that their unborn child had spina bifida. It was a day, Maria said, adding, “We realized we didn’t have control over the future.”

The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District’s Board of Directors last week agreed to not take action at this time on implementing new measures to curb the level of nitrates found in groundwater in portions of Cuming, Dodge and Colfax counties.

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Bobby Martin of Omaha and Leigh Jahnke of West Point were crowned University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s homecoming royalty Saturday night.

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Gus Gomez and Carrigan Peters were crowned 2021 Bancroft-Rosalie homecoming king and queen during the school’s pep rally held last Wednesday evening.

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It’s an interesting site south of West Point near the Elkhorn River these days.

Many people want to give back to the community but may not have a lot of time to volunteer. In only about an hour, volunteer blood donors can help save lives and feel instant gratification.

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Coy Kreikemeier and Kate Gnad were crowned homecoming king and queen at Guardian Angels Central Catholic Friday night after the football game. The coronation wrapped up a week of spirit-raising activities.

Continued discussion and possible action on the Proposed Phase 2 Groundwater Management Area for Cuming, Colfax, and Dodge counties is one of the agenda items for tonight’s (Wednesday) Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District Board of Director’s meeting.

The 4-H Cuming County Extension office recently welcomed Tayler Wickham to its team as the 4-H Extension Educator—a new role in Cuming County 4-H. Though she is new to the county, Wickham is very familiar with 4-H programming.

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Organizers of The West Point Car Show really didn’t know what to expect for this year’s event after making some changes to a show that had great success for 30 years. But what took place again Sunday in West Point met their expectations and then some.

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Edward Pena and Brisa Figueroa were crowned homecoming king and queen at West Point-Beemer H.S. Friday night after the football game, a Cadet victory over O’Neill. The coronation wrapped up a week of spirit-raising activities.

The Nebraska Press Association is partnering with Kid Scoop News (KSN) to help increase literacy rates in Nebraska and nurture the next generation of readers and news consumers through KSN. It is the first press association in the nation to partner with Kid Scoop.

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Hillis and Claudia Mathes have always had an eye for Pontiacs. Especially GTOs. But when Hillis spotted what was then a 19-year-old Pontiac Catalina convertible behind a body shop in Grand Island back in 1983 he knew he had to have it. And his wife was in total agreement.

A search for a superintendent for West Point Public Schools is underway after Bill McAllister submitted his resignation at Monday night’s WPPS Board of Education meeting.

The Cuming County Board of Supervisors approved a property tax increase of $291,427 for the new budget year when it met Tuesday morning for the required public budget hearing. No one from the public attended to comment.

This year’s one-day car show in West Point takes place this Sunday, Sept. 19. The show will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. when awards will be announced.

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News that one of the fastest-growing financial technology and services firms in the country received a strategic investment from a major investment partner likely went unnoticed by all but a handful of Cuming County residents. But for former West Pointers Nick Engelbart and Joe Steuter that …

If you want to know what the ins and outs of an actor’s life are like, you can just ask Eric Lauritzen. The West Point native has always forged his own path in life and that included taking a non-traditional route after high school.

Lori Persson, a Direct Support Professional (DSP) at NorthsStar Services in West Point has been recognized as one of the Top 10 DSPs in Nebraska by the Nebraska Association of Service Providers. The honor was announced Monday, the first day of Direct Support Professional Recognition Week 2021.

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This year’s one-day car show in West Point may not live up to the previous 30 shows, but the fact that a show is being held is a win in itself.

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