West Point Officials Updated On Wimmer's Plant Closing

West Point city officials met Friday morning with a couple of representatives from the Land O'Frost Wimmer's plant to discuss the announced closing of the plant later this Spring. Mayor Marlene Johnson says one of the topics they discusses concerned the building. "They plan to move a few piece...

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West Point Officials Updated On Wimmer's Plant Closing

West Point city officials met Friday morning with a couple of representatives from the Land O'Frost Wimmer's plant to discuss the announced closing of the plant later this Spring. Mayor Marlene Johnson says one of the topics they discusses concerned the building. "They plan to move a few piece...

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USDA Extends Base Acre and Yield Update Deadline

USDA is extending the deadline to reallocate base acres and update yields from Feb. 27 to March 31, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers at Commodity Classic Friday. "We want to give folks a little additional time to do that," Vilsack said in his speech at the Commodity Classic general se...

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Ricketts Signs Nebraska Veterans Bill Despite Concerns

Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill to extend educational benefits to veterans and their spouses, despite concerns that it could contradict Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban. The Republican governor announced his decision Friday in a letter to lawmakers. The bill was passed to comply with congres...

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Nurse Practitioner Bill Wins Legislative Approval

Nebraska lawmakers have approved a bill designed to give nurse practitioners more independence. Senators voted 46-0 Friday to pass the bill, which was vetoed last year by then-Gov. Dave Heineman. Last year's session ended before lawmakers had a chance to attempt an override. The bill by Sen. ...

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Accident In West Point Friday Morning

Two vehicles collided in West Point just before 11 a.m. Friday morning. The car in the picture above got the worst of it with several dents in the side of the vehicle. It happened at the intersection of South Colfax and East Sherman. An ambulance was spotted at the scene but no word on poss...

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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.
4:00 pm Immanuel Lutheran’s Annual Pork ...
Immanuel Lutheran’s Annual Pork ...
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm
The Immanuel Lutheran Church & School of Hooper will hold their annual pork loin dinner & auction on Sunday, March 1st, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Hooper Auditorium in Hooper Place your take[...]
Mar
2
Mon
all-day Relay For Life Luminaria Bags
Relay For Life Luminaria Bags
Mar 2 all-day
Relay For Life participants, survivors and caregivers remember loved ones lost to cancer and honor those battling the disease through luminaria bags.You can purchase a Relay For LIfe of the Cuming County Area Luminaria Bag[...]
6:30 pm Passages Through Grief Group Pro...
Passages Through Grief Group Pro...
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Passages through Grief Group Program Monday, March 2nd through April 6th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the St. Joseph’s Retirement Community Library in West Point. With Mary Jo “Mitch” Shemek and Social Worker Ashley Hass.[...]
Mar
3
Tue
2:00 pm Car Seat Inspection
Car Seat Inspection
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm
Car Seat Inspection Station Tuesday, March 3rd at 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[...]
Mar
4
Wed
all-day Volley for the Vets: Coed Volley...
Volley for the Vets: Coed Volley...
Mar 4 all-day
Volley for the Vets: Coed Volleyball Tournament Saturday, February 28th starting at 8am Saturday, February 28th at the Dodge High School Gym in Dodge. $150 per team. To register or for more info call Jeanette[...]

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