The first of the traveling Show and Shine car shows brought several cars to the streets of Arlington on Thursday.
Blair High School is celebrating its annual homecoming week, but with some noticeable changes due to the coronavirus pandemic. There will be no dance and royalty will be crowned during the pep rally Friday. Even the theme relates to pandemic.
Since June, one of the main streets in Arlington has been under construction in some way or another. The construction work on Ellsworth Street is nearing completion.
Runners wound their way between rows of aronia bushes, some running in a 5K, while others completed the mile course for families. A chilly wind blew early Saturday morning but the runners still made good time at Fall at the Farm near Arlington on Saturday.
One of the busiest intersections in Blair — and the site of a fatal accident about a year ago — may soon be safer for pedestrians.
Blair Community Schools (BCS) students will receive free breakfasts and lunches through Dec. 31 thanks to additional funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Officials at Crowell Memorial Home have responded to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 at their facility. It is Blair's second outbreak in a long-term care facility.
Preparing to pick a college looks different for this year's seniors. Big campus tours are not an option, but one-on-one tours are a possibility.
Farmers have to strike a balance between productivity, efficiency and the environment. A product out of Spain by Symborg is being tested across the country, including in Washington County, to help farmers balance the use of nitrogen with BlueN, a proprietary bacteria — methylobacterium symbioticum.
The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District is seeking feedback from Washington County farm owner-operators on a new incentives program for farmstead improvements and agricultural enhancements.
An opportunity to meet new people and get out of the house closer to home, Darren Rogers with North 40 Auto of Arlington and Tim Hirchert of Olsen Auto Service in Blair, put together a traveling Show and Shine car show throughout the Washington County area.
They put their lives on the line voluntarily and the Arlington Volunteer Fire Department recognized several at its awards banquet Saturday at the Arlington Veterans Club. The Silver Moon Band performed after the banquet in appreciation for them.
With a theme of "Hometown Throwdown," homecoming week at Arlington High School, which is Sept. 21-25, will feature normal activities but will be missing a dance.
Blair High School will soon have a new industrial technology center and the potential to add future programs through a partnership with Metropolitan Community College.
As of Tuesday, Blair Community Schools has seven students quarantined with COVID-19, Supt. Randy Gilson told the board of education during its regular meeting Monday.
The Arlington Village Board of Trustees proposed a $4.5 million budget during a public hearing Sept. 14. No one from the public commented during the hearing. The board will vote on the budget at the regular board meeting Monday.
A new distribution center could bring nearly 300 jobs to Blair, according to an application for LB 840 funds, which will be discussed at 7 p.m. Tuesday during the Blair City Council meeting.