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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Fort Calhoun City Council approved its budget, property tax request and property tax levy during its regular meeting Sep. 16.

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The Fort Calhoun Board of Education approved its budget, property tax request and property tax levy at its regular meeting Sep. 9.

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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The City of Fort Calhoun is trying again to provide more recreational trail space for cyclists, walkers and joggers.

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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.

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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.

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