Three people escaped injury Sunday following a one-vehicle rollover crash south of Herman.
Lois Gnuse always spent the weekends camping on the Missouri River with her family and husband, Don. They enjoyed jet skiing with friends. In the winter, they'd go four-wheeling in the mountains.
Bakers Bed and Breakfast recently opened at its new location at 2106 Grant St., Blair. While only a few blocks away from its former location at 1929 Grant St., it provides more opportunities for expansion of the business.
As cleanup continues from the June 3 storm that produced damaging winds and large hail throughout the area, farmers are keeping a close eye on the potential recovery of their crops.
It’s not hard to see why Mitch Burt was taken with the unexpectedly picturesque property overlooking waves of red cedars and the slowly winding Elkhorn River back in 1989.
While Judy Brehm says she doesn’t know a whole lot about her Blair home’s past, there are a few curious things that have been discovered about the home built around 1904 in the area near the courthouse.
When Bob and Jennie Tichota of Blair were looking for a larger home to move their family to in the 1970s, they found one on a large lot at 17th and Colfax streets.
When Ann Hackerott saw the built-in sideboard she used to call a china cupboard in the dining room of the former “Dana House” on Washington Street, she felt like she was revisiting her grandparents’ home.
Country acreages offer benefits of wide open spaces with the convenience of close proximity to neighboring towns. For Johnathan and Leah Hladik, the opportunity to live in the country is the perfect lifestyle.
There is no way to fully measure the impact a single volunteer can have on their community. One thing is for certain — without volunteers, many civic offerings could not afford to remain open. Today, many are finding roles as volunteers in retirement, and they are greatly appreciated.
Many alternatives have been proposed for cleaning a home or business, in ways that are easy on the environment in terms of what it takes to create or dispose of products. Some folks are also looking to minimize health or safety risks to pets and humans, and to save money as well.
In a district that prides itself on being ahead of the curve when it comes to technology, Fort Calhoun Community Schools Supt. Don Johnson said it’s only right they take that same mindset when it comes to its board of education meetings.
March and April winds have wreaked havoc on roofs across Washington County this year. Many residential and commercial buildings have sustained damage from the gusting winds that have plagued the area this spring.
Residents of big cities like Omaha choose to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and settle down on a small acreage in the wide-open spaces of Washington County.
As a member of the Nebraska Soybean Board of Directors, Tony Johanson of Oakland was recently given an up-close look at soybean production in South America. He discovered that 1,000-acre soybean fields, a continual growing season and cheap labor isn’t all its made out to be.
The passage of the nearly $1 trillion five-year farm bill last month may be a long-awaited milestone for the nation’s ag producers, but local agencies and farmers believe it is too early to comment without understanding its content.
High-quality farmland is still in demand, but the activity of a year and a half ago seems to be tapering off or hitting a plateau, say area people selling agricultural land or following its trends.
Among the many changes that take place as one enters retirement, a loss of routine and diminished responsibility are among the most felt. For many who are now enjoying the latter years of their lives, pets have filled those missing aspects of daily life.
Reverse mortgages are controversial in the lending world. A lack of information combined with reverse mortgage scams fuels the debate. More than 78,000 reverse mortgages — also called home equity conversion mortgages — were insured last year.
There’s no need to spend your budget on expensive wrapping paper when you can make creative and fun gift wrap with ordinary household materials.
Giving something you have baked or prepared in your kitchen is second nature for many Blair people. These bakers are already working in November to make the holidays heartwarming for their friends, family and even strangers.
Santa Claus is pretty busy this year — with all the presents he has to deliver around the world and all — but he has managed to schedule some time before Christmas to meet with kids in person in Washington County.
According to charitynavigator.org, the average American spends $800 on gift giving during the holidays. A recent trend shows that more of that money is being given as charitable contributions in someone’s honor instead of in the form of a traditional gift. But is your donation reaching it’s …
Many area people have been to Phoenix or passed over it as they moved through that airport as they traveled in flights to other parts of the U.S. or the world. Few have stopped to smell the cacti and enjoy the desert city and all things the city offers for vacations, business meetings and re…
Rich Jaworski can’t get enough of seeing his passengers delight in floating in the basket of his hot air balloon. He likes giving people a trip they’ve never experienced.
What is your vision for your retirement? Maybe you plan to have a second home in Arizona. Perhaps you want to spend time traveling. And you might have a vision to ensure that you are debt-free and financially prepared for any medical uncertainties.
Writing a will is not a somber reminder of death and what will happen after your passing, but rather a way to be in control of your possessions and their distribution afterward.
Bev Greunke sat at her kitchen table in her Arlington home looking through her monthly calendar. Each little square marked with events. It’s rare, she said, if one is empty.