Sitting around her dining room table with several other members of Washington County Relay for Life team Bob's Crusaders, Sue Gerdes said she doesn't know what comes with winning an American Cancer Society (ACS) award.
A Louisiana man who pulled out a loaded gun after an argument with a co-worker was sentenced to prison Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
A man who police said had drugs and a weapon in his possession after he was found sleeping in a running vehicle was sentenced to jail Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
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.
Brent Fullmer is a cycling enthusiast. He's ridden mountain bike trails across the country, including in Utah, Texas and Iowa, where he has previously lived.
Two people received significant injuries following a one-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on state Highway 91 at Fontanelle Oaks Lane near the Washington and Dodge county line.
Victoria McNamara made her way around the stage Wednesday as she adjusted blocking for a song in Blair High School's upcoming production of “Fiddler on the Roof.”
A request from a new business owner to establish a one-way alley from 14th to 15th streets between Washington and Front streets was tabled Tuesday by the Blair City Council to allow neighbors to be notified about the potential change.
The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will launch a modernized vehicle registration and titling system Oct. 15. “VicToRy” replaces a program in place since the early 1990s.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved three preliminary proposal agreements with two companies that will provide food, commissary and phone and video visitation services for the new Washington County Justice Center during its meeting Tuesday.
One month after he was re-elected as the Thurston County Attorney in November 1998, C. Matthew Samuelson was appointed by Gov. Ben Nelson to serve as a county judge in the Sixth Judicial District, including Burt and Washington counties. He was sworn in Feb. 5, 1999.
A Blair man was found guilty of third-degree assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor, Tuesday in Washington County District Court after sending a text message to his former employer threatening to "shoot up," the business.
Students at St. Paul's Lutheran School engaged in a “book battle” to promote reading and raise funds for new books for the school's library.
Blair firefighters responded to a report of smoke in a building at Fox Ridge Apartments just after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters found smoke coming from an apartment. No one was home at the time. Fire Chief Joe Leonard said food left on the stove was the cause of the smoke. A dog that was i…
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.
County homes rented through sites such as Airbnb may soon be subject to new zoning regulations. The Washington County Planning Commission approved adding a definition of "short-term lodging establishment" to county zoning regulations during its meeting Thursday.
After a delayed planting season and wet beginning to harvest, some Washington County farmers may have higher than expected crop yields while others may have lower, said Nathan Mueller, an Extension agronomist in Dodge and Washington counties .
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.
Past students of Dana College were honored Saturday during homecoming ceremonies at the Gardner-Hawks Center, but so, too, were Legacy Scholarship recipients.
A little more than halfway through his 25,000 mile bicycle trek across the lower 48 states, Daniel Hurd made his way through Blair on Thursday.
Widespread and heavy rainfall in the Missouri River basin above Sioux City, IA resulted in another month of much above average runoff. Precipitation during September was more than 200 percent of normal in eastern Montana, much of North Dakota, portions of South Dakota and northern Nebraska. …
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.
Blair and Washington County residents might have noticed a few scarecrows gracing store fronts and windows over the past few days as the seventh annual scarecrow decorating contest began Oct. 1.
Blair business leaders learned the results of a statewide initiative to create a “road map” for the economic future of the state during a Nebraska State Chamber Legislative Forum on Wednesday at Memorial Community Hospital and Health System.
A man accused of assaulting and robbing a Blair man with two others accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
An Omaha man who admitted to hiding a small bag of methamphetamine in his underwear was sentenced to probation Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
The Danish American Archive and Library's traveling exhibit “Danish Children Growing Up American” has returned to the Dr. C.C. and Mabel Criss Library at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).