Current and retired faculty and staff formed a caravan, which included a fire truck and school bus, and paraded past the entrance of Fort Calhoun Middle and High School to honor Don Johnson on his final day before retirement Tuesday.
Many people took advantage of the coronavirus pandemic forcing time at home to clear out their houses of extra things they didn't need.
After March 11, the last day Fort Calhoun Community Schools students attended classes in person before school's statewide closed due to COVID-19, the school district started a lunch program and food bank to keep food in kids stomachs.
With future uncertainty surrounding restrictions, impacts and timing issues related to COVID-19, Washington County's annual agricultural history celebration has been canceled.
The Fort Calhoun City Council discussed the creation of a committee to review an annexation study completed nearly two years ago during its June 15 meeting.
As work continues on the classroom additions and a new gym for Fort Calhoun Elementary School, the Fort Calhoun Community Schools Board of Education discussed during its June 8 meeting if the new gym would be used by community sports teams if the community building they currently use for pra…
Residents and passers through have found everything from Arnold Palmer golf bags, kitchen sinks, tools, furniture, magazines and Schwinn bicycles at previous Fort Calhoun citywide garage sales.
The Washington County Museum in Fort Calhoun reopened June 2 after nearly three months, and a few visitors have already passed through a recently painted red door to view newly displayed artifacts in updated exhibits.
The Fort Calhoun Library recently reopened after a few months of closure in precaution for COVID-19. With its reopening also comes the library's summer reading program.
Around 100 drivers juxtaposed the cool, still evening air with hot, roaring engines for "Calhoun Cruise Night" on Saturday.
Vacation Bible School, jointly sponsored by Fort Calhoun Presbyterian Church and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, will look a bit different this year as safety precautions have taken place due to COVID-19.
Two Fort Calhoun Elementary sixth grade students practiced their business sense May 18, setting up a lemonade stand across the street from Fort Calhoun High School.
It seemed "crazy" to think back to the "petty complaints" the Fort Calhoun High School class of 2020 had at the beginning of the school year like switching to Chromebooks or not being allowed to have backpacks in the classroom, valedictorian Kennedy Bradburn said.
Washington County American Legion and VFW posts will still honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice — some with ceremonies on Memorial Day — despite coronavirus restrictions.
One person received non-life threatening injuries after being pinned in his vehicle following an accident Sunday afternoon just southwest of Fort Calhoun.
A beaded bag from France dated to the 1920s, a 1908 planetarium and mason-jar resembling early vaporizer. Past visitors to the Washington County Museum may have missed some of these items, maybe because they just didn't notice or maybe because some of the items haven't made their way out of …
The application process was "a bit intense," Fort Calhoun senior Kennedy Bradburn said, but she's grateful for the opportunity to become the best educator she can be after receiving a multi-year scholarship for the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Teacher Scholars Academy.
On April 24, Fort Calhoun Community Schools Supt. Don Johnson, Fort Calhoun High School Principal Jerry Green and Assistant Principal and Athletics Director Nick Wemhoff drove from Fort Calhoun to the Lakeland subdivision south of Blair and south to Omaha placing signs in 49 seniors yards.
A honk from the car outside a teacher's house, a hand-made item to show on a Zoom call or gifts dropped off for teacher's to later pick up.
It may not be the graduation day Fort Calhoun High School seniors expected, but the class of nearly 50 students will still get to celebrate the end of four years at the school on the day it was originally planned.
The Fort Calhoun City Council approved a motion allowing for Mayor Mitch Robinson to sign and declare a state of emergency for the city during its regular meeting April 20. The action on Tuesday was related to declaring the City of Fort Calhoun has been affected by COVID-19, but emergency de…
Thirteen Fort Calhoun High School (FCHS) students found out nearly two weeks ago that they will be part of the biggest group ever from the school to participate in the Metropolitan Community College (MCC) Career Academy next year.
A virtual crowning isn’t the usual way to acknowledge a king, queen, princess and prince, but it provided a way for Fort Calhoun High School juniors and seniors to still experience prom in a school year cut short due to COVID-19.
Though the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has closed overnight camping, lodging and cabins at all state parks and state recreation areas in precaution for COVID-19, private campgrounds such as Cottonwood Cove Marina and RV Resort and River View Park and Resort remain open for use.
While Autumn Pointe is currently on lockdown, with no visitors allowed as a precaution against COVID-19, the kids at Christi Care Daycare in Fort Calhoun provide a “huge highlight” to residents’ days with window waves and paintings, Administrator Jenna Morris said.
People are being encouraged to wear masks in public to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. That's prompted many, including Fort Calhoun resident Fayann Biodrowski, to create and donate masks for others.
As part of an effort by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce to distribute needed supplies to facilities and organizations around the county during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Washington County Museum in Fort Calhoun is accepting donations for The Fort Calhoun Fire Department and Autumn …
Fort Calhoun and Ponca Hills firefighters and a homeowner helped put out a chimney fire just southwest of Fort Calhoun on Saturday morning.
A Fort Calhoun man who allegedly left the scene of an accident in which a passenger was injured accepted a plea agreement March 31 in Washington County District Court.