Fort Calhoun Community Schools (FCCS) has spent a lot of time the past several weeks focused on student safety and security, Supt. Don Johnson said during an FCCS School Board meeting Oct. 14.
A Blair man faces several charges after he allegedly left the scene of an accident while driving drunk and assaulted a police officer during his arrest Oct. 15.
Hammer and drilling might not be the first activities Sam and Eddie Lautrup pick up for hobbies, but, Sam said, carpentry is a valuable skill to learn.
A Blair teen facing multiple charges following a rollover accident that killed a 14-year-old Blair girl made his first appearance in Washington County Juvenile Court on Thursday.
While many Halloween events from Camp Fontanelle to Arlington to Fort Atkinson have already kicked off the spooky season, many more are scheduled throughout Washington County as Oct. 31 draws near.
The Arlington Public Schools Board of Education got its first glimpse at conceptual plans that could expand the district's facilities to include additional classroom space, a wrestling room and an auditorium.
Sitting around her dining room table with several other members of Washington County Relay for Life team Bob's Crusaders, Sue Gerdes said she doesn't know what comes with winning an American Cancer Society (ACS) award.
A Louisiana man who pulled out a loaded gun after an argument with a co-worker was sentenced to prison Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
A man who police said had drugs and a weapon in his possession after he was found sleeping in a running vehicle was sentenced to jail Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
Anyone stopping by the Fort Calhoun Library may have noticed some books have round, colored stickers with holes in the middle on the spines. These books are from a particular donation.
A boom of cheers and applause erupted in the Fort Calhoun High School (FCHS) gym early Friday afternoon as senior Adam Bannister was named FCHS 2019 homecoming king.
Brent Fullmer is a cycling enthusiast. He's ridden mountain bike trails across the country, including in Utah, Texas and Iowa, where he has previously lived.
Two people received significant injuries following a one-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on state Highway 91 at Fontanelle Oaks Lane near the Washington and Dodge county line.
Victoria McNamara made her way around the stage Wednesday as she adjusted blocking for a song in Blair High School's upcoming production of “Fiddler on the Roof.”
A request from a new business owner to establish a one-way alley from 14th to 15th streets between Washington and Front streets was tabled Tuesday by the Blair City Council to allow neighbors to be notified about the potential change.
The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will launch a modernized vehicle registration and titling system Oct. 15. “VicToRy” replaces a program in place since the early 1990s.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved three preliminary proposal agreements with two companies that will provide food, commissary and phone and video visitation services for the new Washington County Justice Center during its meeting Tuesday.
One month after he was re-elected as the Thurston County Attorney in November 1998, C. Matthew Samuelson was appointed by Gov. Ben Nelson to serve as a county judge in the Sixth Judicial District, including Burt and Washington counties. He was sworn in Feb. 5, 1999.
A Blair man was found guilty of third-degree assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor, Tuesday in Washington County District Court after sending a text message to his former employer threatening to "shoot up," the business.
Students at St. Paul's Lutheran School engaged in a “book battle” to promote reading and raise funds for new books for the school's library.
Blair firefighters responded to a report of smoke in a building at Fox Ridge Apartments just after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters found smoke coming from an apartment. No one was home at the time. Fire Chief Joe Leonard said food left on the stove was the cause of the smoke. A dog that was i…
An 8-year-old girl received minor injuries following an accident near the intersection of 15th and Lincoln streets in Fort Calhoun, just south of the high school.
County homes rented through sites such as Airbnb may soon be subject to new zoning regulations. The Washington County Planning Commission approved adding a definition of "short-term lodging establishment" to county zoning regulations during its meeting Thursday.
After a delayed planting season and wet beginning to harvest, some Washington County farmers may have higher than expected crop yields while others may have lower, said Nathan Mueller, an Extension agronomist in Dodge and Washington counties .