Fort Calhoun Community Schools (FCCS) has spent a lot of time the past several weeks focused on student safety and security, Supt. Don Johnson said during an FCCS School Board meeting Oct. 14.
Hammer and drilling might not be the first activities Sam and Eddie Lautrup pick up for hobbies, but, Sam said, carpentry is a valuable skill to learn.
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.
Anyone stopping by the Fort Calhoun Library may have noticed some books have round, colored stickers with holes in the middle on the spines. These books are from a particular donation.
A boom of cheers and applause erupted in the Fort Calhoun High School (FCHS) gym early Friday afternoon as senior Adam Bannister was named FCHS 2019 homecoming king.
An 8-year-old girl received minor injuries following an accident near the intersection of 15th and Lincoln streets in Fort Calhoun, just south of the high school.
Living History, music, food, buffalo and snakes provided hundreds of people and many families a taste of Nebraska, the county and their history during the fifth annual Washington County Heritage Days festival held Saturday and Sunday in Fort Calhoun and at Fort Atkinson.
A project to reconstruct a road in southeastern Washington County continues to be delayed due to flooding nearly two years after the bid for the project was accepted.
Fort Calhoun High School (FCHS) freshmen Vinny Bonacci and Trey Bindas were surprised that a Red Baron four meats frozen pizza had less calories and fat than the same brand's pepperoni pizza.
Fourth grade students from the Fort Calhoun Girl Scouts donated $500 to the Friends of the Fort Calhoun Splash Pad, which is raising money to construct a splash pad in a park planned for the Adams Street Corridor.
As they continue to build their program, volunteers with Roots to Wings in Arlington continually hear questions from parents looking for help for their child living with a disability.
The Pioneer mascot and lots of bubbles roused cheers and smiles from students during the third annual Walk-A-Thon fundraiser hosted by parent, teacher and student group Pioneers for Education (PFE) on Friday at Fort Calhoun Elementary.
The taste of fresh-picked apples is only a short drive away for Washington County residents as Super Bee Orchard prepares for its seventh annual Apple Fest celebration Saturday.
Scotland. Home of the lush, mountainous highlands. The medieval Urquhart Castle overlooking mythical monster "Nessie" in Loch Ness. And, in Glasgow, the World Pipe Band Championships where 2013 Fort Calhoun High School graduate and long-time bagpiper Luke Ashton competed last month with the …
The Fort Calhoun City Council voted to enter into a memorandum of understanding with Fort Calhoun Community Schools (FCCS) for a cost-shared planning study for a new community building during a special meeting Aug. 28.
A private group of Fort Calhoun residents has begun organizing fundraising events in its effort to raise half the funds needed to construct a splash pad in a park planned for the Adams Street Corridor.
Fort Calhoun Community Schools will see increases to its 2019-20 school year budget, but expected revenue increases, particularly due to rising property valuations in the district, should allow FCCS to lower its overall property tax levy.
With new city parks and park upgrades already discussed by the City of Fort Calhoun the last few months, the city may have even more recreational and educational space for its residents.
Emily Petersen wasn't sure how she would be able to help when she entered the doors of Memorial Community Hospital and Health System's Howard Sievers Conference Room on Thursday morning for a community health improvement planning session hosted by the Three Rivers Public Health Department.
Some Washington County residents aired their frustrations to the county board of supervisors Aug. 13 about a neighbor who is allegedly operating a junkyard in the Spring Valley subdivision.
King Jared Pyle and his British soldier Caroline Crowe couldn't keep colonists Christina Bach and Linden Barrow down. Christina and Linden were going to stand up for their right to question power.
An event with a long history in Fort Calhoun has reached a milestone year. The 25th annual Big Red Dinner will be 6 p.m. Aug. 24 at Schwertley Hall.
One in five high schoolers and one in 20 middle schoolers in the U.S. used e-cigarettes in 2018, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) youth tobacco survey. The rates are an increase of 78 percent and 48 percent, respectively, from 2017.
Two women stepped and moved in a circle opposite each other, jingling as they danced outside Fort Atkinson's Council House. The jangle came from the clink of chewing tobacco lids rolled and sewn to their dresses, a longstanding tradition of a Native American women's jingle dance.
Fort Atkinson State Historical Park will present programs, "Pawnee Involvement from Early Times" by Dr. Eagle T. Knife Chief and "Andrew Talcott's Journey to the Fort" by Don Borcherding on Saturday and "Trip Across County to Camp Coldwater now Fort Snelling" by Don Borcherding on Sunday.
It's a slow burn carrying an interest from childhood to your mid-20s. One which, when it remains, carries a flame down a fuse until action sparks.
On a day when temperatures reached the mid-90s, it's fortunate the drill numerous area fire departments took part in at the Omaha Public Safety Training Center didn't add any more fire to the heat.