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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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On Sept. 25, 15 Arlington FBLA officers and members, along with adviser Shawna Koger, attended the annual Fall Leadership Conference at the Ramada in Omaha.

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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…

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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.

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