Teacher to retire after 38 years
The Arlington Preschool will offer a free screening service to answer questions or concerns about early childhood development for children from birth to age 4 from 9-11:30 a.m. March 13.
A new $15 million water treatment plant intake project will get a big boost after the City of Blair received a $6 million grant from Nebraska's Water Sustainability Fund.
Offutt Brass, a seven-member brass, vocal and percussion ensemble from the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, will present a free community concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Lela Neve Auditorium at Blair High School, 440 N 10th St.
The Blair Community Schools Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved wage increases for classified staff, including paraprofessionals, building secretaries and custodians, after a report showed the district fell significantly below other schools of similar size in pay.
A convicted sex offender was arrested Tuesday for failing to report his change of address to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, according to an affidavit filed in county court.
There is hardly a week that goes by that Washington County Sheriff Mike Robinson and Capt. Rob Bellamy don't stop to just take a look at the progress of the new law enforcement and criminal justice center.
A preliminary list of questions the Fort Calhoun Community Schools (FCCS) School Board will ask potential superintendent candidates was whittled down during a work session meeting Friday night as the schedule of events for interview days became clearer.
As patrons walk into the Blair Public Library and Technology, they can look up to see one of Milt Heinrich's newest works of art.
Former Husker football player Tony Veland's journey from mentee to mentor came through football, a torn patellar tendon and a bullet.
Washington County deputies patrolled an additional 158 hours during a “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign that lasted two weeks and ended New Year's Day.
A Blair man who was sentenced to jail for theft in Washington County District Court was arrested the day after Christmas after he was stopped driving an alleged stolen car in Butler County.
A three-person committee of county officials unanimously voted to appoint Kevin Barnhill as the new Washington County supervisor for District 7 during a special appointment meeting Monday at the Washington County Courthouse.
On Monday, FFA members competed in Wisner at District Leadership Development Events. Students participated in speaking events as well as agriculture and parliamentary procedure demonstrations. Luke Mathiesen placed second and will compete in April in the Employment Skills contest at State FF…
A Nebraska legislative bill that would allow school personnel to use physical intervention with students could open school districts to possible litigation, Fort Calhoun Community Schools (FCCS) Supt. Don Johnson said.
A Blair man was arrested Jan. 2 on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, according to documents filed in Washington County Court.
Walker Behnken traveled to Atlanta between Nov. 29 and Dec. 3 with 25 other Nebraska teens to participate in the annual National 4-H Congress.
An Omaha man who led deputies on a high-speed pursuit through Washington and Douglas counties accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
Blair's Destination Imagination team of four Arbor Park fifth-graders, calling themselves the 4 Amigos, decided in October to complete a community giving project benefiting all Good Shepherd residents.
Creatively named, themed and dressed teams attempting to best each other in trivia simply seemed a fun fundraising event for the Friends of the Fort Calhoun Splash Pad, said Kori Grosse-Rhode.
John Winkler, general manager of the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District (PMRNRD), said the resources district has begun reaching out to consultants to determine the scope and cost to evaluate a dam south of Herman.
Pastor Kevin Schultz said Cherry Hill Church of Fort Calhoun has seen about 85 people at Sunday services through December, which exceeded his expectations.
Arlington, Blair and Fort Calhoun volunteer fire departments responded to a record number of calls in 2019, according to statistics released by the departments' fire chiefs.
The Washington County 4-H Archery Club is part of the 4-H shooting sports program and is beginning their new season. This 4-H club is open to all Washington County youth who are ages eight to 18 years old on Jan. 1.