The oldest piece of St. Paul Lutheran School’s layout remains in heavy use by students every single day. It’s the gym and locker room area.
West Point-Beemer Elementary School students are using a Super Bowl challenge to collect food. Students are tasked to make their Super Bowl picks by donating food to the box for the Kansas City Chiefs or the one labeled San Francisco 49’ers.
After 25 years of searching for her birth mother, it was a home DNA test kit that proved to be the turning point for Teena Andersen. Andersen’s search was met with obstacles on more than one occasion, but her persistence eventually led to a phone call that was met with apologies, enthusiasm,…
The Animal Manure Management team is busy preparing for the annual Land Application Training days that are scheduled across the state Jan. 27 through Feb. 7.
Health care as an issue landed with a thud in late December as members of Congress packed up and went home for the holidays. Two important pieces of legislation for patients didn’t make it to the finish line. Passage of either measure next year is a crapshoot since it’s an election year.
In hopes of attracting more students to apply for the Lois Wegner Memorial Scholarship, the Cuming County Board of Supervisors’ committee overseeing the funds has made a change in who can apply.
A new resource has made its debut in Cuming County to give residents a simple and anonymous way to report a tip to local law enforcement agencies.
A few years ago, 2008, West Point Community Theatre members were meeting in the party room at Pizza Ranch. They had a problem. They needed one more actor to fill the cast for the West Point melodrama. Just one more actor.
The annual Veterans Day program in West Point will take place Monday, Nov. 11, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at West Point-Beemer H.S. This year’s guest speaker will be Master Sergeant Anthony J. Modlin of Omaha.
Witches’ brew is in the cauldron, and the Hide-away Grill in West Point will be serving it Monday, Oct. 21, for the “Witches’ Night Out,” a fundraiser for Relay For Life of the Cuming County Area. The fun begins at 6 p.m.
Casey Doernemann and Elizabeth Karnopp were crowned Guardian Angels Central Catholic’s 2019 Homecoming king and queen Friday night. The coronation was followed by a dance, which closed out a week of activities for GACC.
Donna Meyer, an event planner with Faith Ambassadors Lutheran Parish (a five-site parish that shares clergy), wanted to host a fun and informative evening focused on cancer awareness.
It’s a late summer evening with a chilling breeze, the full moon peeks past the distant trees as the sun starts to set and for the first time at St. Michael’s Cemetery, five spirits have risen from their graves.
Eagle Distributing has donated several pallets of water that were available to West Point residents. There have also been calls from other businesses, individuals, and organizations who would like to donate water to West Point for its residents.
By way of a payloader, a skid loader, and an entire family’s effort, West Point’s Wilderness Park will soon have a new feature – the historic Rattlesnake Creek Bridge – that carried vehicles and farm machinery over Logan Creek, west of Bancroft.
Work on the West Point Trails & Pathway project progressed last week when workers for A&R Construction Co. completed the 8-foot wide concrete path that winds down into the shelter area at Wilderness Park.
Harry Knobbe’s world changed in less than a second. On April 17 things looked grim after a 1,700-pound round hay bale crashed into his back after falling 12 feet from a semi-trailer.
The Cuming County Extension staff took time during this year’s Cuming County Fair to publicly present Ina Glaubius with the Nebraska 4-H Lifetime Volunteer of the Year Award she received in May.
Everyone is invited to attend the tenth anniversary celebration of Rev. Judith Johnson’s ordination to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and the 13th anniversary of her ministry partnership with Elim and St. Paul’s Lutheran Churches, bot…
Mitchell Lierman of West Point capped off a successful high school journalism career with a third place finish in journalism at the National Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Conference held recently in San Antonio.
Father Matt Niggemeyer arrived in West Point less than a month ago, and already, he can tell there is something special about this community.
Cuming County 4-H members had another successful year exhibiting their livestock at the 89th annual Fremont 4-H Expo held July 11-13 at Christensen Field in Fremont, according to Extension Assistant Melissa Nordboe and Extension Educator Larry Howard.
A group of young people from all over the country came to West Point last week to help with two projects lined up through the office Rebuilding Together Platte Valley East.
Bill Stokely spends a lot of his free time on his patio or porch in the family’s West Point backyard, and never thought that would be something that may make him sick.
For Dale and Keith Doerneman, brothers and business partners of Native 32 Winery near West Point, it has always been about the berries. Aronia berries.
A local high school graduate and current college student, Leigh Jahnke, will be competing on NBC’s hit show, “American Ninja Warrior.” Jahnke was recently taped at the Oklahoma City location and the episode she is on will air Monday, June 17, at 7 p.m.
When STEAM Lab instructor Bob Ernesti approached Guardian Angels Central Catholic junior Sam Hilbers about creating a prosthetic arm, little did Hilbers know what an undertaking it would be.
Baylor Brockmann took part in Saturday’s EMS Superhero Fun Run/Walk in West Point. The event encouraged runners and walkers to dress as their favorite superhero.
A local high school graduate and current college student, Leigh Jahnke, will be competing on NBC’s hit show, “American Ninja Warrior.” Jahnke was recently taped at the Oklahoma City location and the episode she is on will air Wednesday, June 12.
For parents looking to bolster their children’s reading habits while school is out, John A. Stahl Library in West Point is again offering a free summer reading program.
The Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze at Camp Fontanelle has set the theme for the 2019 corn maze design. It is #Nebraska-Strong– a salute to first-responders.
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