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USDA Study Shows COOL Provides No Economic Benefit

The Agriculture Department on Friday sent the House and Senate Agriculture committees a farm bill-required study that says that country-of-origin labeling for beef, pork and chicken has no economic benefit to the meat industry. DTN obtained a copy of the report, which is likely to play a role in ho...

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USDA Study Shows COOL Provides No Economic Benefit

The Agriculture Department on Friday sent the House and Senate Agriculture committees a farm bill-required study that says that country-of-origin labeling for beef, pork and chicken has no economic benefit to the meat industry. DTN obtained a copy of the report, which is likely to play a role in ho...

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Exclusive Screening of "American Nurse" At W.P. Community Theatre On Thursday

There will be an exclusive screening of "The American Nurse" Thursday, May 7th at 7:30 p.m. at the West Point Community Theatre. The American Nurse is a heart-warming documentary that gives a voice t nurses who are on the front lines of the biggest issues facing America: war, aging, poverty, pris...

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Tornado Sightings In Southeast Nebraska

Two tornado sightings have been reported in southeast Nebraska. The National Weather Service says a member of law enforcement reported a twister crossing U.S. Highway 77 north of Cortland around 8:25 p.m. Sunday. No injuries or damage has been reported. A storm chaser reported a tornado about ...

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$145,000 Up for Grabs: Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The challenge, now in its second year, provides an opportunity for individuals to ...

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Two Dead In Butler County Crashes

Authorities say two people died and at least four others were hurt in two weekend crashes in Butler County. The Lincoln Journal Star reports  the fatal accident happened Saturday evening on U.S. Highway 81, north of where it meets Nebraska 64. The Nebraska State Patrol says alcohol was a fact...

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Community Calendar

May
5
Tue
2:00 pm Car Seat Inspection
Car Seat Inspection
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Car Seat Inspection Station Tuesday, May 5th from 2pm to 6pm at St. Franciscan Hospital in West Point. Call 402-372-4064 to make an appointment and leave message and tech will call you back to schedule[...]
5:30 pm Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Ta...
Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Ta...
May 5 @ 5:30 pm – May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Relay For Life Cancer Kickers Taco Night Fundraiser Tuesday, May 5th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the Oakland Methodist Church basement in Oakland. Serving chips, salsa/refried beans, three tacos (hard or soft) or taco salad[...]
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[...]
10:00 am Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wisner WIC & Immunization Clinic Wednesday, May 6th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the NENCAP Building in Wisner. For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call[...]
May
7
Thu
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.

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