This year’s summer acting camp headed up by Marlene Wiechman saw success with the help of two special co-directors who are no strangers to the stage.
Gina Uhing, Director of the Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department, was honored as the “2020 Area Person of the Year” by the Norfolk Daily News and Elkhorn Valley Bank & Trust Company Thursday in Wisner.
Nebraska native Renee (Emanuel) Sobotka is honored to be recognized among the 2021 Forbes Next 1000, an annual initiative which highlights standout entrepreneurs across the United States.
The vision to bring a barrier-free, inclusive playground to Neligh Park in West Point is closer to being realized. The project, which was initiated by the pediatric therapy department at Franciscan Healthcare, will create a playground for children of all abilities, including children with sp…
Bobcat Fitness in Beemer is now open and ready for use. Sam Steffensmeier and Jared Lierman were joined by family and Beemer Community Club members for a ribbon cutting Friday night before and after several area residents toured the facility, located in the former Beemer High School.
Seventeen Cuming County 4-H members participated in the State Livestock Judging Contest that was held during the Premier Animal Science Event last Tuesday at the UNL Animal Science Department in Lincoln.
Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers—it’s a bit of a tongue twister they admit, but KelLee Osborne and Megan Maas wanted their day care center name to stand out.
The West Point News picked up 13 awards in the Nebraska Press Association’s (NPA) Better Newspaper Contest for work done in 2020. Results of the contest were announced last Thursday in a video.
Ninety-one head of cattle were shown at the 22nd annual Cream of the Crop Dairy Show held in West Point June 5. The show is sponsored by the Nebraska Junior Dairy Association and coordinated by Carl and Jan Aschoff.
Miranda Sims and daughter Leyna Sims, at their LML Natural Designs stand, demonstrated their room sprays, coconut wax candles, body butters, lip balms to those who stopped by.
Grace Lutheran and Trinity UMC/UCC churches are hosting a Mobile Grace Café on Sunday, June 6, at 9 a.m. at Trinity- 900 East Decatur in West Point.
West Point Volunteer Firemen carry a victim to an area to be hosed off during an emergency drill last Tuesday night. Involved in the exercise were the fire department, West Point Rescue, Franciscan Healthcare, and Apollo Med Flight out of Columbus.
Families and farmers market enthusiasts will enjoy a “West Point Farmers Market on the Avenue” to be held in the parking lot of the West Point Community Theatre this summer.
As the national day to commemorate all men and women who have died while serving in the military nears, the American Veterans Park (AVP) will be a site where many will come to remember and celebrate those who have served.
Anytime Sister Joy Rose wants to add some fresh thyme or rosemary to her dishes while cooking, she can—it’s as easy as clipping the herbs from right outside in her garden.
A fund drive for barrier-free, inclusive playground equipment was kicked off Saturday morning by the pediatric therapy department at Franciscan Healthcare.
A lifetime of pursuing art has led to West Point-Beemer teacher Craig Schmidt producing hundreds of drawings and paintings, most of them stored in his studio at home.
The Catholic Businesses Group-Omaha (CBGO) recently held its 5th annual “Leading with Faith” awards at the Champions Run Club in Omaha. Two Catholic business leaders were chosen from among seven finalists this year.
Guardian Angel Central Catholic’s third grade teacher Joyce Ortmeier was selected as Nebraska’s rural elementary school Educator of the Year by the Archdiocese of Omaha. She is one of eight Nebraska educators honored with an educator award this year.
Last November, 8-year-old Quinn Skoda had gone to bed the night before her birthday and woke up to an incredible sight. In her front yard was a 30-foot “Happy Birthday” sign in turquoise and silver letters, complete with a unicorn, rainbow, purple balloons, flowers, a cake and cupcakes.
It’s a gray drizzly day outside the Sunshine Center in West Point, but inside is warm and cheery as a group of 10 ladies settle into chairs around the room. They’re about to start Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial arts practice also used for its health benefits and meditation.
It’s a story that’s been told over the ages and performed on stages world-wide. A “tale as old as time,” “Beauty and the Beast” was the choice for this spring’s combined school musical.
The days of scrolling through microfilm for hours to locate a person, place, or event in Cuming County history at the John A. Stahl Library are over.
At the Beemer Café, a rolling server cart holds a stack of ceramic cups, enough to serve a large crowd—a good thing for the many regulars that make the café part of their daily ritual.
The days of digging through piles of garbage to look for a misplaced retainer or pair of glasses are over for Steve and Elizabeth (Jane) Smidt of West Point.
For 25 years, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kenneth Pitz has repaired broken bones and helped patients bounce back from orthopedic issues in the West Point community.
Sam Prokopec has been the administrator at St. Hillside Villa and Retirement Community for just two weeks but he’s already feeling at home among the staff and residents at the two facilities.
On a recent sunny Saturday in March, a Phantom 4 Drone maneuvered over Jim Nebuda’s 41-acre farm. From several hundred feet below, Connor Kreikemeier guided his drone by controller, capturing images of tractors, cars, fields and about 500 people.
Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department will be hosting more public COVID-19 clinic dates in its district (Burt, Cuming, Madison and Stanton counties).
Guardian Angels Central Catholic didn’t field the largest contingent at the State Class C2 speech championship, but in the end it was enough for the team to place third in its class.
Chris Peatrowsky’s father, Gene Peatrowsky, worked for the last of the Schmitts who founded Schmitt’s Clothing. He worked for the family that owned seven locations.
The Nebraska Legislature spent over an hour debating a bill that would provide a one-time death benefit for first responders during the first full week of floor debate on March 10.
“4-H: A Mask 4 Success” was the theme for this year’s Cuming County 4-H Public Speaking & PSA Contest held last Thursday at the Cuming County Extension Office.
Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department (ELVPHD) has launched an online system for individuals 65 years of age and over who would like to schedule an appointment for a COVID vaccine.
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