Jon Cerny, Superintendent at Bancroft-Rosalie Public School, is one of four candidates selected to interview for the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) Executive Director position.
Landon Hasenkamp of Beemer is running for the International Liaison position and competing with the National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) at the North American Affiliate Championship, in Oklahoma City this week.
Every year, Wisner’s Lion’s Club accepts nominations from members of the community and then votes on the nominees. This year, at their annual Ladies Night and Citizens of the Year banquet, the honor was bestowed to Dr. Sally Harms.
In their rucksacks are items totaling 22 pounds. In their minds, the mental fortitude it takes to march miles in frigid temperatures. And in their hearts are the memories of veterans and service members lost to suicide.
Construction work has begun for the new swimming pool project. This was the scene on Tuesday as the old pool is being removed. Christiansen Construction of Pender is the contractor of the project. The completion date is October 2023.
American Bankers Association has selected Jason Smith, Market President of F&M Bank in West Point, to serve on ABA’s Community Bankers Council.
Main Street got a taste of Christmas earlier this week. The City of West Point and Schmader Electric put up the annual Main Street Christmas tree Monday morning. The Keith Batenhorst family donated the tree. The lighting of the tree will be Thanksgiving night.
The Franciscan Healthcare Foundation is kicking off their annual Fund Drive this week. This year’s goal is to raise $75,000 to assist in the purchase of the Olympus EVIS X1 Endoscopy System. This system aims to improve outcomes from disorders of the stomach, colon, and esophagus, as well as …
Throughout the western United States drought and the overuse of water is causing rivers to dry up and reservoirs to run low. It’s a stunning example of what can happen when water supplies are overburdened and unreplenished.
The Wimbley family received an outpouring of love from the community and surrounding areas after an electrical fire damaged their rental home in West Point three weeks ago.
In his welcome at Friday’s Veterans Day program, West Point Public School Superintendent D.J. Weddle said he had two goals for the morning’s program, held at WP-B Schools.
Over half of Cuming County voters went to cast their ballots during this year’s general election. The exact percentage for voter turnout in the county was 56.45 percent.
Mary Lauritzen’s Friday, Oct. 28 started out just like any other day—until she received an unexpected phone call from a member of Congressman Mike Flood's campaign.
Small towns across Nebraska have had the opportunity to meet a special human with a unique mission. To ride her horse from New Jersey, across the United States, following the Oregon Trail.
A long-awaited moment happened this week when a Navy statue was added to the American Veterans Park (AVP) in West Point.
No action was taken by the West Point City Council last week after a discussion about the city purchasing property from the Eagles Club.
West Point Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at 142 E Park St. on Thursday, Nov. 3, that was determined by the Fire Marshal to be an electrical fire.
If you have not seen the production of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, currently on stage at the West Point Community Theatre, I encourage you to go.
Many voices were heard as Governor Pete Ricketts and Congressman Mike Flood stopped in West Point for a Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Tour of the 1st Congressional District on November 2 at Beed Transportation.
A pretrial conference on Nov. 3rd was held in the matter of the State v. Jacob Kenney. Judge Mark A. Johnson heard the request for a continuance from Kenney’s attorney effectively changing the date of the jury trial from Nov. 21st to March 20, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
City council met on Monday, November 7, 2022. A public hearing was held to give the public an opportunity to voice any concerns, questions or comments on the acquisition, by purchase, for permanent utility easement for a sewer line to service the Grandview addition.
Downtown was full of trick-or-treaters October 27 for West Point’s annual Trick-or-Treat on Main Street. Among them was Little Buzz Lightyear Brooks Eggleston, who gets his costume adjusted by his mom, Abbie Eggleston.
The trunks were open and the treats were flowing at the West Point-Beemer FCCLA Trunk-or-Treat event Saturday night at the WPES parking lot. This marked the event’s debut.
A ribbon cutting was held for Prospect Ridge apartments, a recent development offering both affordable housing and open market units in West Point.
A community-wide Veterans Day program will be held on Friday, Nov. 11 at the West Point-Beemer High School gym. The event to honor American heroes starts at 9 a.m.
A remodeling project that started six weeks ago at the Taylor Quik Pik convenience store on the north end of town was implemented “to better serve our customers,” said Eric Taylor of the Taylor Quik Pik company.
Up and down Beemer Main Street they went, little princesses, ninjas and witches, firefighters and characters from Disney’s “Frozen” among many others, out on a mission to gather candy on the Thursday evening before Halloween.
Wisner-Pilger senior and Boy Scout Karl Steinmeyer achieved his Eagle Scout Rank on July 16, 2022. A Court of Honor Service was held on September 17, 2022 at St. Paul Lutheran Church to celebrate Karl’s Eagle Rank. Honored guests in attendance included Pastor Jarod Hartman, Jon Ruppert, Nick…
Princesses, witches, power rangers, and many more came out for the various events being held around Wisner on Halloween night. Weatherwise it was nice, beautiful night to get out and do some trick or treating. Trick or treaters could make their way to three different events around town befor…
I was born and raised here. My family lives and works here locally. I attended GACC, and I enjoy the way of life here so decided to return after college. I attended College at Northeast Community College and graduated with three degrees which include, Mechanized Agriculture, Precision Agricu…
I was born and raised in West Point, and graduated from Central Catholic. My wife Donna and I have four children and fourteen grandchildren. We are very fortunate and proud to have three children raising their families in West Point. I worked at the IBP meat packing plant as a foreman for te…
Wisner Fire and EMS were called on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 2:40 p.m. to a fire at 8 and N Road south of Wisner. The fire began in a cornfield and spread fast due to the high winds.
A Wisner native is extending her hometown roots by taking on a position that will familiarize her with more of Cuming County.
On Sunday, Oct. 23, when field fires on the south side of Wisner posed a threat to the city, an evacuation was recommended, but not mandated by Wisner city officials.
Smiles will once again be making an appearance at Franciscan Healthcare as it was announced that face masks are now optional at the hospital due to the community’s low levels of transmission of COVID-19.
- Mike’s Own is the spice of life for many local shoppers
- Lion’s Citizen of the Year
- Kreikemeier cherishes years of coaching Bluejay softball
- Landon Haskenkamp competes at North American Affiliate Championship
- Howards soak in tons of breathtaking sights in Ireland
- Cerny a finalist for NSAA’s Executive Director
- Mayor of Wisner, Terry Soden
- Jeffrey Will
- Wimbleys experience outpouring of love from community after house fire
- Santa is coming to town
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