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A District Court judge ruled a woman providing daycare services was not guilty of causing serious injuries to a then-7-month-old baby in 2019. Morgan Lee, 23, was, however, found guilty of running …
A webinar hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency aimed to encourage people to not act as bystanders during an emergency. Titled “You Are the Help Until Help Arrives,” the …
Though the Washington County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved for Weitz Construction to test one jail cell door stop due to an ongoing issue, it was met with many questions and concerns from …
A Craig man who fled from police and drove intoxicated accepted a plea deal and was found guilty Tuesday in Washington County District Court. Cole Nesemeier, 21, pleaded no contest to operating a …
A Fort Calhoun man who is accused of assaulting his partner in December pleaded not guilty to several charges. Clifford Hamilton, 33, was charged with use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, a …
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5th-seeded Waverly upsets Blair boys in EMC semis
The Waverly boys soccer team scored four second-half goals at Krantz Field on Tuesday, breaking a 1-all tie and sending top-seeded … Read More
Bears go 17-4 in tennis matches against Norris
The Blair and Norris tennis teams played 21 total matches on four courts Monday at Stemmermann Park.The Bears dominated, winning 17 of … Read More
Big inning costs AHS baseball team
The Arlington baseball team was in a tight ballgame through five innings Monday at the Washington County Fairgrounds.“We didn't give … Read More
FCHS' Smith signs with Flames soccer
Fort Calhoun senior Kaitlin Smith becomes a college soccer player next fall.The Pioneer signed with the College of Saint Mary on … Read More
BHS hires Mellema as volleyball coach
Blair High School recently hired Becca Mellema as its next head volleyball coach.The substitute teacher and event florist served as … Read More
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Obituary: Michael Joseph Glaser Born July12, 1962- March 29, 2021 BORN in Spalding ,Nebraska, to Andy and Charlotte Glaser. He died after a long battle with cancer. - - - He graduated …
Gailanne Rhoades, beloved wife, sister, and friend, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on April 12, 2021.
Sandra L. Paulsen, age 75, Blair, passed away April 12, 2021, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Kristopher “Moose” Orr, passed away April 13, 2021, in Omaha. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 20, at Reach Church (formerly Country Bible Church) at 10 a.m. Graveside …
Stanley Heyden, age 75, passed away April 13, 2021. 
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Dear Blair, Blair has been designated a Tree City by The Arbor Society 37 times, if I figure right. The community benefits from the trees. We get shade and cooling. Real estate property …
Dear editor: I am writing as a point of needed clarification. Over the preceding months, there have been repeated stories and letters to editors with incorrect understanding. Nebraska did not join …
The Blair Congregational United Church of Christ thanks you! We want to thank our community for its generous support of our bell restoration fundraiser! While planning our 2020 …
Dear editor, I’m curious if Blair has a statute about a time limit to remove political signs/flags after an election & if there is, why is it not upheld? It seems that a lot of flags are …
Dear editor, I am writing in response to the letter by Dan Rosloniec in the March 19 Enterprise.  First of all, I was shocked to see that you would publish a letter with racist commentary …
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High blood pressure has often been called the silent killer, and for good reason. Unlike many other dangerous diseases, elevated blood pressure levels rarely create serious symptoms.
4-H members pledge their “hands to larger service” each time they say the 4-H pledge. One way Nebraska 4-H focuses on this portion of the pledge is with their program priority of community development. T
My first experience of what we call the “northern lights” here in Nebraska was as a high school athlete doing a late night work out running through my neighborhood at the top of South Street in Blair.
Although the use of natural dyes for coloring objects has been largely replaced by synthetic dyes, they have had a rich and important history.
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