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HEADLINE: Departing manager left mark on Bancroft
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Not many people can say they’ve worked at the same job for 40 years, but Connie Bargmann can.
West Point-Beemer school board hears end of year reports
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The West Point-Beemer Public Schools Board of Education met on Monday night, May 9, hearing a series of end-of-year reports from the principals of the elementary school, middle school and high school as well as other information from various officials.
Strong voices, strong friendships comprise Cuming Choraliers
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For 55 years, the Cuming Choraliers have brought joy to the community with their musical performances.
New pool proposal a splash with West Point voters
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If all goes according to plan, West Point area residents will have a new municipal swimming pool to dive into next spring.
Home improvement program boon for local family
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When Bob and Sandy Stieren read a news article in the West Point News in February 2021 about owner-occupied home improvement grants, they thought they’d look into it.
Housing program funds already gone
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David Branch, executive director of the Cuming County Economic Development Office, said the owner-occupied housing program has exceeded its expectations for participation.
Arden Leimer
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Arden Leimer, age 66 of rural Beemer, died Monday, April 18, 2022, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 23 , 2022, at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Bancroft with Reverend Mike Belinsky as…
Joseph Kenkel
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Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph Kenkel, age 83 of West Point, was held Monday, April 25, 2022, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point, with Father Matt Niggemeyer as celebrant. Cremation with interment and Military Honors took place the…
Leo Diekemper
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A memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Leo H. Diekemper, age 76 of West Point, was held Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point, with Father James Weeder as celebrant. Interment was in the St.…
WP-B places 5th in Class B journalism contest
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West Point-Beemer High School kept its tradition of strong showings at the State Journalism Contest alive Monday by finishing 5th in Class B. Twenty-four Class B schools scored points in the contest that took place in Norfolk.
Disney’s ‘High School Musical’ hit is a favorite of cast
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Guardian Angels Central Catholic and West Point-Beemer High School students were excited to learn “High School Musical” was going to be this year’s combined spring musical directed by Katrina Umland and Paula Peatrowsky.
Several voters switching parties for May 10 primary
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With the May 10 election day less than two weeks away, Cuming County Clerk Bonnie Vogltance noted that her office is seeing several voters that previously were registered as Democrats or nonpartisans changing to Republican.
Drought conditions have some area farmers concerned
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Nebraska continues to be in the midst of a drought that started almost two years ago. All but 1% of the state is experiencing some level of drought and a staggering 59% of the state is in a severe drought.
Area fire departments respond to field fire in Burt, Thurston counties
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Tom Stratman and Lyle Meaike have been fighting fires for a long time as members of their communities’ volunteer fire departments, but they said nothing matched the intensity of the blaze they responded to Saturday in Burt and Thurston counties.
Beef takes center stage at Feeder’s Association banquet
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The importance of the Cuming County livestock industry was on full display Saturday night at the annual Feeders Association banquet held this year at the Wisner Auditorium.