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(VIDEO) Explosion At Sapp Brothers In West Point

An explosion at Sapp Brothers in West Point this afternoon rocked the community, with black smoke pouring from the site on the edge of town. The petroleum outlet is located on the south edge of town, in the midst of a grain complex. Several people were taken to St. Francis Memorial Hospita...

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(VIDEO) Explosion At Sapp Brothers In West Point

An explosion at Sapp Brothers in West Point this afternoon rocked the community, with black smoke pouring from the site on the edge of town. The petroleum outlet is located on the south edge of town, in the midst of a grain complex. Several people were taken to St. Francis Memorial Hospita...

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Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Coalition Applaud Attorney General, Say Fix Needed for WOTUS

LINCOLN, NEB. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) final “Waters of the U.S.” Rule (the Rule) will be damaging to Nebraska’s agriculture and business sectors, while driving up costs for local governments. Those sentiments were shared b...

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Driver Of Semi-Tanker Killed In Pierce County Accident

A Columbus man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Charles Smith was following a fertilizer truck on Highway 81 and struck it from behind as it was turning left onto 853 Road. The tanker truck rolled into the ditch a...

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Nebraska Counties Designated as Presidential Disaster Areas

Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, Dan Steinkruger, announced 12 Nebraska counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas due to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding. Those counties are Cass, Dundy, Gage, Jefferson, Lancaster, Lincoln, Morrill,...

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Midwest Farmers Cooperative Breaks Ground on Shuttle Facility

Syracuse, NE will be the home of the new Midwest Farmers Cooperative Grain Shuttle Facility. Tuesday, a groundbreaking was held for the new facility, which will feature over 2 million bushels upright and ground storage, 40 semi trucks per hour unloading, and the ability to load up to a 140 car un...

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Community Calendar

Jul
2
Thu
all-day 6th Annual Blackjack Run
6th Annual Blackjack Run
Jul 2 all-day
6th Annual Blackjack Run Saturday, July 11th with registration from 11am to 12:30pm at Roadhouse Lounge in West Point. $20 per rider/driver, $15 per passenger. Pre-registration is available by stopping at Roadhouse Lounge. All modes[...]
all-day Grace Lutheran Day Camp
Grace Lutheran Day Camp
Jul 2 all-day
Attend the Grace Lutheran Day Camp, July 20th through Thursday, July 23rd, from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. Cost is $20 per child or $30 per family. Kids should bring a sack lunch. You can[...]
10:30 am CharterWest in West Point Closed...
CharterWest in West Point Closed...
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
The lobby and motor bank of CharterWest National Bank will be closed Thursday July 2nd from 10:30 am to 2:p.m. so that our staff may attend the funeral of Gwen Kaup, a beloved member of[...]
Jul
3
Fri
all-day Tekamah Party in the Park
Tekamah Party in the Park
Jul 3 all-day
Party in the Park Friday, July 3rd serving food from 12pm to 7pm at Tekamah North Park in Tekamah. Food, Music, and Fun. $20 food and music, 8 and under half price.
5:00 pm Allen July 3rd Celebration
Allen July 3rd Celebration
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 4 @ 1:00 am
Allen July 3rd Celebration Friday, July 3rd Cactus Flats Street Dance with a Community Meal, & Fireworks at dark! Everyone is Welcome!!! $10 for the meal and dance. BBQ Meal starts at 5:00pm, Street Dance[...]
Jul
4
Sat
all-day Faith United Methodist Church Br...
Faith United Methodist Church Br...
Jul 4 all-day
Faith United Methodist Church Breakfast Saturday, July 4th at 7am at VFW Building in Hooper. Free will donation.
all-day West Point 4th of July Celebration
West Point 4th of July Celebration
Jul 4 all-day
West Point 4th of July Celebration Saturday, July 4th at Neilgh Park in West Point. For full schedule Click Here.
Jul
7
Tue
all-day Cuming County 4-H Council Meeting
Cuming County 4-H Council Meeting
Jul 7 all-day
Cuming County 4-H Council Tuesday, July 7th at 7pm in the Cuming County Courthouse Meeting Room in West Point. The agenda for the meeting is available for review in the Extension Office in West Point.

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