On Thursday, the day after Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a Directed Health Measure closing schools statewide until May 31 as a precaution for COVID-19, Blair Community Schools (BCS) Supt. Randy Gilson said district officials were processing the news.
The evening was warm and so were the hearts of students and families as they received special visitors at a safe distance. Moods were lifted with a honk and a wave.
In lieu of its regularly scheduled open house on Saturday, Roots to Wings is doing a virtual sale through its Facebook page and customers can pick up their items on Saturday at the store from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Miri Falkenberg, an exchange student at Arlington High School (AHS), said she both expected and didn't expect to have to go back to Germany so soon.
The environment around us shapes us as we grow. For 2009 Arlington High School graduate Richard Wehmeyer, it was the literal environment that shaped him. He was named the Nebraska state horticulturalist in February for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
During a brief online meeting, the Arlington Public Schools Board of Education learned teachers will be working from home after a decision by Supt. Dawn Lewis.
The owner of Arlington Estates mobile home park is in discussions with the Arlington Village Board of Trustees to create commercial secured storage on the property. Clifton Johnson requested a conditional use permit for the property at 405 W. Elm Street. The mobile home park was destroyed in…
As Arlington Public Schools closed indefinitely with e-learning and homework packets, elsewhere in Arlington, other places joined the ranks of closures or delayed openings.
The St. Patrick's Day dinner at the Arlington Veterans Club Tuesday has been canceled due to the increasing restrictions from the coronavirus. The Veterans Club also plans to cancel their food nights until further notice, Veterans Club manager Angie Schmidt said.
Arlington Public Schools will close March 16-20, according to Superintendent Dawn Lewis due to COVID-19.St. Paul's Lutheran School also will be closed March 16-20. The concert scheduled for March 17 by Jennie Williamson, Christian recording artist from Nashville is cancelled. Stay tuned for …
Jennie Williamson, a Nashville Christian recording artist, will present the “God is Great! concert” on March 17 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. with a dinner one hour before.
One year ago, much of Arlington was under water. Attacked from both sides with the overflowing Elkhorn River and Bell Creek, mobile homes were washed out, baseball and softball fields were damaged and water rose in the fairgrounds.
The 2019 historic flooding in Arlington still continues to affect the area. The Washington County Fairgrounds was hit particularly hard after it was flooded with feet of water, causing significant damage to the buildings.
Many friends and family came out Sunday to the Arlington Multipurpose Senior Center for the Family Game Night. The game night proceeds go to finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes through Team Diabetic Rainbow Cows and JDRF OneWalk.
Now in its fourth year, students in kindergarten through sixth grade have saved more than $21,000. Including former students who are now seventh- through ninth-graders, the total savings by Arlington Elementary students is more than $33,000, according to Shawna Koger, Arlington FBLA adviser.
Eighteen Arlington FBLA members attended the Midland Business Competition on Tuesday. They were welcomed to the university by former Arlington FBLA member Nick Schreck, who is now a professor at Midland University. Students also heard from keynote speaker Sid Dillon Jr. on what he has learne…
Gov. Pete Ricketts appointed Francis W. Barron III of Arlington to the County Court, Sixth Judicial District, which consists of Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston, and Washington counties.
The gym at Arlington High School could be filled with more than 80 people giving the gift of life by donating blood at the annual blood drive from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4, hosted by the National Honor Society (NHS).
Arlington High School senior Kirk Rangel has done 500 hours of community service through his involvement in FBLA, including helping for five summers at a senior center in Fremont. He has made the honor roll with distinction most, if not all, semesters. He has served as a local FBLA officer e…
Students at have several core classes they need to take in order to graduate. Yet many have the time in their schedules for electives. Some might not know all the elective options they have at the school, so for the second year Arlington High School hosted an electives fair.
The family game night originally scheduled for Feb. 29 will now be held March 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Arlington Multipurpose Senior Center. It was rescheduled due to a conflict with the Arlington PTO Trivia Night.
The Arlington FFA chapter attended the Leadership Development Events (LDEs) on Jan. 6at Wisner-Pilger High School, competing with schools in the district. Each ribbon placing is worth a certain number of points, and Arlington had 29 points, which resulted in them winning the LDE small chapt…