Case against Herman store owners dismissed
One of the busiest intersections in Blair — and the site of a fatal accident about a year ago — may soon be safer for pedestrians.
Blair Community Schools (BCS) students will receive free breakfasts and lunches through Dec. 31 thanks to additional funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Officials at Crowell Memorial Home have responded to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 at their facility. It is Blair's second outbreak in a long-term care facility.
Preparing to pick a college looks different for this year's seniors. Big campus tours are not an option, but one-on-one tours are a possibility.
Farmers have to strike a balance between productivity, efficiency and the environment. A product out of Spain by Symborg is being tested across the country, including in Washington County, to help farmers balance the use of nitrogen with BlueN, a proprietary bacteria — methylobacterium symbioticum.
The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District is seeking feedback from Washington County farm owner-operators on a new incentives program for farmstead improvements and agricultural enhancements.
An opportunity to meet new people and get out of the house closer to home, Darren Rogers with North 40 Auto of Arlington and Tim Hirchert of Olsen Auto Service in Blair, put together a traveling Show and Shine car show throughout the Washington County area.
Blair High School will soon have a new industrial technology center and the potential to add future programs through a partnership with Metropolitan Community College.
As of Tuesday, Blair Community Schools has seven students quarantined with COVID-19, Supt. Randy Gilson told the board of education during its regular meeting Monday.
A new distribution center could bring nearly 300 jobs to Blair, according to an application for LB 840 funds, which will be discussed at 7 p.m. Tuesday during the Blair City Council meeting.
Drivers along state Highway 133 on a late night in June witnessed a giant — the top two stories of a 120-year-old barn — slowly make its way through Washington County to its new location at Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch south of Blair.
At its Sept. 10 meeting, the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District (PMRNRD) Board of Directors voted to approve the 2021 general operating budget that includes a decrease in the property tax levy.
The Blair City Council unanimously approved an interlocal agreement with Douglas County to provide access and use of a new records system during its regular meeting Sept. 8.
The City of Blair may vacate a portion of right of way along 17th Street between State and Park streets to make a vacant city-owned property more sellable.