All of the time dedicated to planning and preparing for the 2023 Cattlemen's Ball will pay off this weekend as the event is set to begin Friday and conclude Saturday south of Pender near the Weborg Feedlot.
Over Memorial weekend, white lilies, and red and blue roses accent the Karl Timmermann monument on the west side of town near Timmermann Park.
With the purpose of educating children about the importance of bicycle safety, Franciscan Healthcare held a Bike Rodeo last Wednesday. With schools getting out for summer more kids will be out and about on bicycles.
Good food and great fun. Those are the expectations that Colleen Weborg has for the 2023 Cattlemen's Ball June 2-3 south of Pender near the Weborg Feedlot.
Warrant will headline as the main act for the Saturday night entertainment at the 2023 Cuming County Fair.
To prepare employees for any situation—from minimal incidents to more life-threatening ones—Franciscan Healthcare’s safety committee organized a Safety Skills Day to inform employees on policies and procedures relevant to each specific event.
2023 marks the 49th year of this special week set aside to celebrate the EMS profession and its dedicated providers. This year’s theme is “Where Emergency Care Begins.”
Fr. Norman Hunke of St. Leo's in Snyder is reaching a milestone this month by marking 50 years of priesthood. Fr. Hunke was born on Oct. 4, 1947. He grew up in the West Point area and later moved with his family to Snyder. He was ordained at St. Cecilia’s Cathedral in Omaha and said his firs…
Her smile. Her love. Her compassion. Her spirit. Those were just a few of many wonderful traits that Halle Kreikemeier possessed.
A golden opportunity will be available during the live auction of the Cattlemen’s Ball hosted in Pender at the Weborg family farm on Saturday, June 3.
Franciscan Healthcare announced last week (May 12) the acquisition of the MercyOne clinic in Oakland.
Katie Groth, a 2023 graduate of West Point-Beemer High School, wanted to serve as a voice for her fellow students.
The County Board of Supervisors heard the latest developments from David Branch of the Cuming County Economic Development (CCED) department. Branch reported on new business startup activities and the new owner-occupied rehab grant project.
A long-time need for the West Point Fire Department and the West Point Rescue Department was answered with a new equipment truck added to its other response vehicles.
Guardian Angels Central Catholic honored their top two students at Sunday’s 2023 High School Commencement Ceremony. This year’s Valedictorian was Michael Cohee, right, and the Salutatorian was Leah Jansen.
Trey Smith give his dad, Jason Smith, a big hug at the Guardian Angels Central Catholic graduation ceremony on May 14.
Cadet band instructor Cindy Sellhorst took her final bows at the West Point-Beemer spring concerts last week and this week for the high school and elementary.
Changes to the City of West Point's water service rate schedules means that West Point utility customers will see an increase to their water bills. The rate will take effect May 15.
West Point-Beemer honored their top two students at Sunday’s 2023 High School Commencement Ceremony. This year’s Valedictorian was Mollie Nielsen, right, and the Salutatorian was Jaylen Kile.
West Point’s Police Department played a key role last Wednesday in apprehending two individuals, one wanted on a federal warrant and one for violating parole.
Sebastian Ramirez shares a moment with his mom, Eunice Ramirez, upon receiving his diploma at the West Point-Beemer graduation ceremony held on Sunday.
On Friday, May 5th, Hunter Palmer, 18 and a Senior at Wisner-Pilger, unexpectantly passed away.
Bancroft-Rosalie Schools announced that it has been recognized as a 2022-23 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students. It is one of 212 middle schools across the U.S. to receive this honor for PLTW Gateway …
West Point’s Chinese Restaurant, China, closed as of May 1. But that closure is only temporary.
As the saying goes, “Two is better than one” and Guardian Angels Central Catholic and West Point- Beemer high schools proved it when combining forces to put on their joint spring musical, “Sister Act Jr.”
Zaltes ice cream will be one of several featured food items available at a new business opening later this year in West Point called LOCAL. The new venture, launched by West Point resident Aliza Brunsing, will feature, as its name indicates, a variety of locally made goods.
The West Point Community Theatre’s annual fundraiser on Saturday involved an evening of sequined dresses and pressed suits, signature drinks including cosmopolitans and old fashioneds and platters of hors d'oeuvres and desserts.
Perhaps little known but integral for locals and travelers alike, the Cuming County Visitor’s Bureau continues to promote the area's events and attractions.
Fifteen West Point-Beemer High School students won medals at this year’s Nebraska School Activities Association’s Class B State Journalism Contest, helping WP-B earn a 4th place tie with Lincoln Pius X.
No matter how prepared we are, life sometimes throws us unexpected curveballs. And in times like that community support becomes more important than ever.
The landscape of local restaurants will be changed moving forward as two West Point eateries recently announced they will be closing their doors.
Students from West Point-Beemer and Guardian Angels Central Catholic High Schools will perform Sister Act Jr. this weekend at the West Point Community Theatre.
West Point’s Fire and Rescue Departments responded to a fire call last Thursday at the L-shaped apartment complex south of the hospital.
From Lincoln to Sioux Falls to Boston, it’s been an incredible journey for the former college football player, now runner, Chris Strehle of West Point.
As survivors, caregivers and the general public walked laps in the Nielsen Community Center for Relay for Life on Friday, each step showed support toward cancer survivors and research to end cancer.
Due to the extreme drought conditions, and elevated fire risk, an open fire burn ban has been extended, announced Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen.
In honor of National Library Week April 23-29, the John A. Stahl Library will be giving out small flashlights to patrons. The library will also pick the winner of the Kindle Fire for the Blind Date with a Book event.
The West Point News came away with a handful of hardware in the Nebraska Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest held Saturday night in Lincoln.
Austin Streeter and Maurice "Moe" Norton were recognized as West Point’s EMT of the Year and Firefighter of the Year, respectively, Saturday night at the annual Fire & Rescue Banquet, sponsored by the City of West Point and West Point Rural Fire Protection District. The event was held at…
Eleven West Point-Beemer students participated in the FBLA State Leadership Conference held earlier this month in Kearney.
With the 25th Annual Cattlemen’s Ball seven weeks away, a committee meeting was held Sunday at the Pender Community Center. Members of the Weborg family, committee chairs, vendors and volunteers were in attendance for the planning meeting.
Warmer spring days will be ideal for residents to use the new dog park in West Point. The recently completed dog park is a project completed by the West Point Park Board. It is located in Neligh Park, north of the lake.
Logan Consbruck of the FFA Chapter was recently selected as a State Star finalist in the Placement area. The top FFA members from across Nebraska were honored during the final session of the State FFA Convention.
In a standing room only courtroom last week (April 6), District Judge Mark Johnson sentenced 24-year old Jacob Kenney to prison for his role in the death of 38-year-old Tara Lantz, of Beemer, who died in a two-vehicle crash last May 14.
Discussions between the City of West Point and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles (FOE) about the width of an easement between the FOE club building and the fire and rescue station continued at last Tuesday’s West Point City Council meeting.
Relay for Life of the Cuming County area will take place on Friday, April 14 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point. The event includes a Survivor Dinner at 5 p.m., Opening Ceremony at 6 p.m., Concessions from 5 to 8 p.m., a Luminaria Ceremony at 9 p.m. and a Cl…
West Point-Beemer took home some high honors at this year’s FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Lincoln.
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