Nearly six weeks after Iowa schools were encouraged to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are staying indoors and away from others while finding a new normal.
Construction on a new entrance and road at the Blair Municipal Airport will likely begin this summer after the Airport Authority approved a bid for the project.
Blair and Fort Calhoun rural fire units responded to a field fire 9297 Highway 75 around 4:20 p.m. Saturday. Blair fire units spray hot spots along the perimeter of a field fire. The fire was quickly extinguished.
An eastbound Ford driven by 16-year-old girl crossed the road on north side and traveled through field and rolled 1 1/2 times and landed on the top. According to a preliminary report from Deputy Greg Corns, the driver reported blacking out. She was wearing a seat belt. Her parents transporte…