An investigation is under way into accusations that Carter Place employees were ordered to report to work at the facility during the COVID-19 outbreak even though some were showing symptoms of the illness.
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.
A woman who was arrested for driving under the influence after a hit-and-run property damage accident accepted a plea agreement March 31 in Washington County District Court.
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.
When Gov. Pete Ricketts issued the state's first Directed Health Measure (DHM) in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, Betsy Mata, owner of El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant in Blair, said she was worried.
Omaha Public Power District distributed nearly $34 million last week for in-lieu-of-tax payments to 11 southeast Nebraska counties. That’s up slightly from $33.9 million OPPD distributed to counties last year.
Three Rivers Public Health Department has identified the 20th confirmed case of COVID-19 in Washington County, according to a press release Sunday night.
A Blair woman placed on probation a year ago in three separate cases had her probation revoke and was sentenced to prison Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
A convicted sex offender who assaulted a 17-year-old girl and held her against her will at a Blair business was sentenced to prison Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
Phil Brazelton was working as a garbage man when he noticed some unusual activity on his route west of Fort Calhoun.
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.
The Washington County Courthouse and all other county offices and affiliated buildings will be closed to the public effective immediately until May 6.
The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District electronic waste recycling collections scheduled for April 7 and April 9 have been postponed to comply with recommended guidelines to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
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.
Residents removed from Carter Place are now at a Papillion hospital, according to a press release Wednesday from Three Rivers Public Health Department.
While schools remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, classes at Blair Community Schools have continued online.
Three Rivers Public Health Department has confirmed 10 additional cases of COVID-19 related to the outbreak at Carter Place, a press release said Monday night.
The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District (PMRNRD) is organizing a free electronic waste (e-waste) recycling collection for Washington County households and businesses.
Memorial Community Hospital and Health System (MCH&HS) announced a partnership with Senior Life Solutions, which will be located on the hospital’s main campus in the former Home Health office at 718 N. 21st St., just south of the emergency room entrance.
Three additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Washington County, according to a press release Saturday from Three Rivers Public Health Department.
A Washington County couple who tested positive for COVID-19 had taken precautions on their recent trip to New York City.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors, during its meeting Tuesday held through videoconference, approved a bid from Bader Highway and Street Maintenance of Norfolk to complete up to 100 miles of crack seal repair on county roads. Highway Supt. Bill Hansel also provided the board updates…
The Washington County Board of Supervisors, during a Tuesday board meeting through videoconferencing, discussed guidelines for county employees who've traveled or who may need to self-isolate or self-quarantine if they need to in relation to COVID-19.