Pancakes with Santa raises funds for Arlington fire department
A Blair man who stole items, including two laptops, from an unlocked vehicle accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
When it comes to snow and ice removal and treatment on county roads and Blair city streets, the particular conditions of a snowstorm are important factors to consider, said Washington County Highway Supt. Bill Hansel and Blair Director of Public Works Al Schoemaker.
County Road 32, also known as the "Calhoun Cutoff," is currently closed to through traffic now that construction on a box culvert about a mile west of County Road P35 has begun.
A Blair man who hit three parked cars while driving under the influence of alcohol and assaulted three deputies when they tried to arrest him accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
A Bellevue woman who led Blair police on a high speed chase with her 8-year-old daughter in the car accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
Three Rivers Public Health Department (3RPHD) is seeing an increase in the number of confirmed influenza illnesses in the Three Rivers jurisdiction. Flu activity is currently occurring at a “regional” rate across the state of Nebraska.
A collection in the community for soldiers yielded several boxes of items to distribute by members of the Arlington High School FFA chapter. Several tables of miscellaneous items were sorted in piles and packed up by 28 students at the school Monday.
The driver of a semi-truck involved in an accident that killed an 11-year-old boy in August at the intersection of 19th and Washington streets in Blair will not be charged, according to the Washington County Attorney.
Two people were transported to Memorial Community Hospital and Health System in Blair on Thursday morning following a two-vehicle accident on state Highway 133 just north of County Road P26.
Christmas in Calhoun is a fun day for city residents to share their holiday spirit together, said Fort Calhoun City Council member and event co-organizer Lori Lammers.
Members of the Fort Atkinson American Legion and Offutt Air Force Base color guards stood at attention outside the Fort Atkinson visitors center Saturday while Kristy Bolen sang the national anthem.
The third year for a day of giving to benefit Washington County nonprofit organizations easily exceeded the totals from each of its previous two years.
Four accidents resulting in multiple injuries and one death have occurred on state Highway 133 in Washington County since Oct. 2.
When one drives into the Arlington Cemetery, right behind the flagpole you can see the beginnings of the Veterans Memorial. Bricks, etched with the names of loved ones, both veterans and others, encircle the place where black granite panels will be installed. The foundation footing is alread…
Blair firefighters responded to a vehicle fire in the area of U.S. Highway 75 and mile marker 111 at 6:58 a.m. due to a car-deer accident. The driver, Diane Pratt, was uninjured. The fire was able to be extinguished with a fire extinguisher upon arrival of the first responders.
A South Dakota man who was found with drugs and paraphernalia after a crash on U.S. Highway 75 accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
A Blair man found with methamphetamine following a disturbance accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
Five exchange students from five different countries are attending Blair High School (BHS) this year. Placed with five local families through Aspect Foundation International Student Exchange, the students have begun to experience life in Blair and Nebraska through sports, food and interactio…
Supt. Randy Gilson said Blair Community Schools (BCS) has been a “victim” to the Nebraska Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act (TEEOSA), the state's finance formula for public schools, over the last decade.
A proposed dam on Thomas Creek could affect Washington County landowners, according to a preliminary study on flood risk and mitigation in the Papillion Creek Basin. The Papillion Creek Basin includes much of Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties.
A significant length of County Road 34 east of Fort Calhoun, which has been flooded to varying degrees since March, is gone, Highway Supt. Bill Hansel said during a Nov. 26 Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.
Weather proofing for maximum security area on the main level of the new Washington County Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Center was completed just in time for last week's snow and rain.