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Kansas wheat tour finds poor crop conditions on first day

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Participants in the winter wheat tour are forecasting low crop yields in fields along northern Kansas counties that they looked at during the first day. The industry group Kansas Wheat reports that the expected average yield of 34.3 for the first day was slightly lower than ...

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Kansas wheat tour finds poor crop conditions on first day

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Participants in the winter wheat tour are forecasting low crop yields in fields along northern Kansas counties that they looked at during the first day. The industry group Kansas Wheat reports that the expected average yield of 34.3 for the first day was slightly lower than ...

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Tornado Hits Roseland Nebraska

Officials say a tornado has hit Roseland, a rural town of fewer than 250 people about eight miles southwest of Hastings. Angela Pfannkuch (FAHN-cue), a meteorologist with the National Weather Service  in Hastings, says the tornado hit at 4:22 p.m. Wednesday. She said her office learned of the t...

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WPB School Board Wants Input On Declining Enrollment At Beemer Elementary

The West Point Beemer Public School Board has been discussing the significant decline in enrollment at Beemer Elementary. During the 2013-14 school year, there were 73 students which included 30 preschool. This year, only 45 students with 21 preschoolers were enrolled. In informal discussions ...

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(VIDEO) Tornado touched down this afternoon in Adams Co.

A National Weather Service official says a tornado has hit Roseland, a rural town of fewer than 250 people about eight miles southwest of Hastings, damaging between 10 and 15 homes. Video of tornado taken by Angela Allsman Angela Pfannkuch, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service...

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Deadly overturn another reason to ‘Keep Kids Away from Tractors’

What began as “quality time” for a 56-year-old man and his 7-year-old grandson ended with both dead following a tractor overturn. The grandfather was attempting to pull a tree out of the ground with a chain when the tractor flipped over backwards. The incident on a western New York farm, near...

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Community Calendar

May
6
Wed
all-day Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Allian...
May 6 all-day
Cuming County Alzheimer’s Alliance 5K Fun Run/Walk Saturday, June 13th with registration open at 7am, run at 8am at the Neligh Park in West Point. Pre-registration before May 21st $25, receive a t-shirt and swag[...]
May
7
Thu
all-day 3rd Annual Prague American Legio...
3rd Annual Prague American Legio...
May 7 all-day
3rd Annual Prague American Legion Tractor Ride Sunday, June 7th with registration at 10am to 12pm and ride at 12pm with lunch to follow at the Prague Baseball Diamond in Prague. To pre-register call Larry[...]
all-day Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
May 7 all-day
Green & Growing Garden Club Plant Extravaganza Saturday, May 9th from 9am to 1pm at the at the 330 Building at Neligh Park in West Point. Selling annuals and perennials.
May
8
Fri
all-day Float Your Boat Down the Logan C...
Float Your Boat Down the Logan C...
May 8 all-day
Float Your Boat Down the Logan Creek Saturday, May 30th starting in Pender and ending in Bancroft.$25 registration includes t-shirt and evening meal. Pre-registration required by May 15th, call 402-380-5738 or email bancroftne@hotmail.com. For more[...]
10:00 am West Point Chamber of Coffee
West Point Chamber of Coffee
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
West Point Chamber of Coffee Friday, May 8th at 10am at West Point Living Center in West Point.
7:00 pm Cuming County Historical Societ...
Cuming County Historical Societ...
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cuming County Historical Society Meeting Friday, May 8th at 7pm at the Pizza Ranch in West Point. Henry Heller will give a presentation.
May
9
Sat
all-day Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
Green & Growing Garden Club Plan...
May 9 all-day
Green & Growing Garden Club Plant Extravaganza Saturday, May 9th from 9am to 1pm at the at the 330 Building at Neligh Park in West Point. Selling annuals and perennials.
10:00 am Mother’s Day Luncheon
Mother’s Day Luncheon
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
It’s the United Methodist Church Mother’s Day Luncheon on Saturday, May 9th. The luncheon will be held at the church from 10 a.m. until noon. Enjoy chicken salad, fruit and cream puffs for a free[...]

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