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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Area Memorial Day ceremonies go on while others are cancelled

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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Fort Calhoun residents with old chairs, bricks, books, bicycles and more can get rid of them just by setting them out on the curb the next two weekends.

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The Fort Calhoun High School yearbook staff is looking for band, choir and candid shots of all high school students and staff.

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