David Ameen is getting comfortable and feeling welcome in his role as the interim Chief Executive Officer of Franciscan Care Services in West Point.
The Stratman family of West Point had reason to smile Monday at the Nebraska State Fair when Cade Stratman’s Division 4 champion steer was named Champion Market Beef. Pictured with Cade is his sister Cassidee and brother Carter.
A new analysis by the Nebraska Farm Bureau estimates the ongoing retaliatory tariffs imposed by countries on U.S. agricultural exports will cost Nebraska producers $943 million in lost revenues in 2019.
Determining the cause of the spike in manganese levels in West Point’s water took longer than many thought it should, and the remedy won’t come as soon as anyone wants. That was one takeaway from last night’s West Point City Council meeting, when the city’s water issue was again front and center.
The Cuming County Board of Supervisors last week approved a property tax request of $3,343,462 for 2019-2020, which is a $226,780 increase over what the county requested in both 2017-2018 and 2018-2019.
West Point Public Schools’ Board of Education is expected to approve a new budget that shows a total tax request of $9,951,671, which is down $19,908 from last year’s request of $9,971,578.
West Point’s City Council last night (Tuesday) approved a 2019-2020 budget that seeks a $60,634 increase in property taxes and a tax levy of 46.79 cents per $100 of valuation, which is less than the current levy of 47.93 cents.
Derek Olson – one of two men who were sentenced in July to at least 40 years in prison for killing a rural Rosalie man in 2017 – has asked to appeal his case to the Nebraska Court of Appeals.
The City of West Point will act on a proposed 2019-2020 budget Tuesday, Sept. 3, when it meets for its regular monthly meeting and to hold its required budget hearing.
The City of West Point received a drinking water advisory late this morning (Wednesday) from the State Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regarding the high levels of manganese in the city’s water.
The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Troop B-Norfolk will be conducting a series of special enforcement activities in Cuming, Burt, Stanton and Madison counties that are aimed at combatting impaired driving and alcohol related violations.
Nebraska Department of Health this morning (Wednesday) issued a drinking water advisory for West Point & recommends people use filtered or bottled water only until manganese levels drop. See the notice in this week's West Point News.
This year’s Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s annual “Fall Forums” will give attendees a briefing on the results of the Blueprint Nebraska strategic planning process.
West Point City Administrator Tom Goulette told the West Point News this week that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has accepted the results of the pilot test for the design basis for a full-scale iron and manganese treatment system for West Point’s water distribution system.
Cuming County Fair Board president Brian Meiergerd touched on the past and its importance to the future during his remarks to open this year’s Cuming County Fair.
Agricultural producers reported they were not able to plant crops on more than 19.4 million acres in 2019, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The 4-H portion of the Cuming County Fair kicked off Saturday afternoon with the 4-H horse show held at the Saddle Club arena on the fairgrounds in West Point. The show began with the posting of the colors and national anthem.
The Cuming County Fair kicks off tomorrow (Thursday) and ends Sunday night, Aug. 11. This year’s opening ceremonies will again feature the Lincoln Sport Parachute Club.
Results of water tests done in West Point and a full report from the Layne Company is in the hands of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
Nebraska State Fair has announced this year’s Celebration Parade Grand Marshals. The Grand Marshal Program honors individuals who have made significant contributions within their county fair communities.
West Point’s City Council will meet in special session and regular session Tuesday, Aug. 6. Both meetings will take place at the city council chambers in the municipal building.
Former attorney John Feller, who was accused of misappropriating client funds and was disbarred in 2018 after voluntarily surrendering his law license pleaded no contest last week to theft by unlawful taking, a Class III A felony.
Brothers Reid (front) and Caleb Carr enjoyed their turn on West Point Rescue’s automated stretcher Tuesday morning at the John A. Stahl Library. Giving them the experience was West Point EMT Rick Wimer.
A public hearing on Bluestem Energy Solutions’ request for a conditional use permit to erect a wind turbine in Cuming County will be held by the Cuming County Board of Supervisors during its regular scheduled meeting Tuesday, July 30.
For the second time in three months, the Cuming County Planning Commission (PC) has given a favorable recommendation for a single wind turbine to be built in Cuming County.
This morning in Cuming County District Court, Jody Olson was sentenced to 40-60 years in prison for his role in the March 2017 death of Ernest Warnock of rural Rosalie.
St. Francis Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the recertification of its Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
Attendees of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s annual “Fall Forums” will be among the first Nebraska residents to get an in-person briefing on the results of the Blueprint Nebraska strategic planning process.
West Point’s Fourth of July celebration was a real blast, evident by this fireball, one of several that were set off during the fireworks display last Thursday evening.
A public hearing on Bluestem Energy Solutions request for a conditional use permit to erect a wind turbine in Cuming County will be held by the Planning Commission during its regular scheduled meeting Monday, July 15.
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