Land O'Frost Announces It Will Close West Point Wimmers Plant

A blow for the West Point economy.  The 125 employees at Land O'Frost in West Point were told today that the Wimmers' Meats manufacturing plant will close in the second quarter of this year and operations will move to the company's other facilities. Company officials have scheduled a meeting wit...

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Land O'Frost Announces It Will Close West Point Wimmers Plant

A blow for the West Point economy.  The 125 employees at Land O'Frost in West Point were told today that the Wimmers' Meats manufacturing plant will close in the second quarter of this year and operations will move to the company's other facilities. Company officials have scheduled a meeting wit...

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Semi Incident Delays Traffic In West Point

No one else was injured in a Thursday afternoon traffic accident on the south side of West Point, but a truck driver was taken by ambulance to St. Francis Hospital. The driver apparently lost control as he was northbound on Highway 275. Traffic was  affected for an hour near the intersection of...

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Deal Reached in Brazil Truckers Strike; Trucks Still Blocked

Brazilian truckers' representatives and the government reached an agreement late Wednesday to bring an end to the road blockades that have delayed soy deliveries to port and hindered harvest efforts over the last eight days. But reports from the highways Thursday morning indicate that truckers are ...

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Grief Counseling To Be Offered In West Point

A "Passages Through Grief" group will meet Monday evenings from 6:30 until 7:30  starting March 2nd and ending April 6th in the library St. Joseph's Retirement  Community Center in West Point. It'll be led by Mary Jo "Mitch" Shemek,  chaplain for Franciscan Health Care and social worker Ashley...

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Medicaid Expansion Bill Back Before Lawmakers

Lawmakers who want to close Nebraska's health care coverage gap are taking a new approach after two previous attempts to expand Medicaid failed. Sen. Kathy Campbell presented her Medicaid "redesign" bill Wednesday to a legislative committee, saying it would help the state uncover mo...

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all-day Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Feb 27 all-day
United Methodist Church Fish Fry Friday, February 27th at 5:30pm at United Methodist Church In Carroll. Adults $9, Kids 5-10 $5, 4 & under Free.
all-day Contemplative Prayer Retreat
Contemplative Prayer Retreat
Feb 27 all-day
Contemplative Prayer Retreat Friday, February 27th to Sunday, March 1st at St. Benedict Center in Schuyler. Starts Friday at 7:30pm. For more information, call (402) 352-8819 or visit www.StBenedictCenter.com
10:00 am West Point Chamber Coffee
West Point Chamber Coffee
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
West Point Chamber Coffee Friday, February 27th at 10am at John Stahl Library in West Point. Hosted by the Green & Growing Garden Club of West Point.
5:00 pm West Point Knights of Columbus F...
West Point Knights of Columbus F...
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 27 @ 8:00 pm
West Point Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Friday, February 27th from 5pm to 8pm at GA Cafeteria in West Point. Tickets are $8.
5:45 pm Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Feb 27 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Knights of Columbus Counsel #3736 Fish Fry Friday February 20th from 5:45pm until 7:45pm at the St. Charles Parish Center in North Bend. All you can eat with mac & cheese for kids. Take outs[...]
Mar
1
Sun
all-day 4-H Kick Off Party
4-H Kick Off Party
Mar 1 all-day
4-H Kick Off Party Sunday, March 1st with doors open at 1:30pm and movie begins at 2pm at Nielsen Community Center in West Point. Every 4-H member, Clover Buds, family and future 4-H are welcome[...]
7:30 am St. Boniface Church Breakfast
St. Boniface Church Breakfast
Mar 1 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
St. Boniface Church Breakfast Sunday, March 1st from 7:30am until 11:30 a.m. at the GA Cafeteria in West Point. Enjoy made to order omelet or scrambled eggs, sausage patties, home-made coffee cake & muffins, fruit[...]
10:00 am Oakland-Craig Post Prom Pancake ...
Oakland-Craig Post Prom Pancake ...
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Oakland-Craig Post Prom Pancake Feed Sunday, March 1st from 10am to 1pm at the Oakland Veterans Building in Oakland. All donations will benefit 2015 Post Prom.

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