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For the sixth year in a row, Washington County residents, businesses and organizations stepped up in a big way to help area non-profits. The sixth annual Washington County Gives collected an …
Enterprise Media Group is seeking nominees for its 25th Annual Washington County Volunteer of the Year award. The Volunteer of the Year award is given annually to a Washington County resident who …
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Blair Police Department are gearing up for their respective shopping with a law enforcement dates. The Sheriff’s Office will hold its Shop …
The Blair Future Business Leaders of America attended the FBLA National Fall Leadership Conference held in Denver, Colorado from Nov. 10 to Nov. 13. More than 1,000 of America’s best and …
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Filling up Gardner-Hawks
Blair Basketball Club keeps a busy schedule at the former home of the Dana College Vikings.President Dave Drew recently confirmed a 4:30 to 9 p.m. practice slate every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at …
FCHS girls basketball a 'work in progress'
Oakland-Craig dominated the Fort Calhoun girls basketball team Monday, but the Pioneers battled back to top Ralston during a Jamboree exhibition triangular.Coach Marty Plum's squad played two periods …
FCHS boys split 2-period home exhibitions
A new Fort Calhoun boys basketball season begins tonight at Fremont Bergan.First, though, the Pioneers tested themselves with four periods of Jamboree exhibition play Monday on their home floor. …
BHS' Bosanek, Hilgenkamp to cheer in Hawaii parade
Blair High School cheerleaders Hayen Bosanek and Lexi Hilgenkamp earned their opportunity to perform during the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Honolulu.They claimed All-American status during a …
Times Gone By: '78 Eagles finish 5th at state wrestling meet
Editor's Note: “A Look at Times Gone By” is an in-depth look at weekly Times Gone By entries compiled since 2015. These articles represent the history of Washington County …
Zam Driver Turned Writer: Winter sports season is upon us
Usually when I use the opening paragraph to reveal where the week's Zam Driver Turned Writer column is being written, I place myself in a coffee shop just off of my beaten path or behind the rental …
Obituaries
Margaret McQuistan Young, 88, of Blair, passed away on Nov. 29, 2022, peacefully at her home after battling cancer. The funeral service will be held at Blair’s First United Methodist …
Larry L. Halford, age 74 of Fort Calhoun, born June 22, 1948, Omaha, died, Nov. 22, 2022, Omaha.Preceded in death by: wife, Linda Halford, parents, Raymon and Gloria Halford,infant sister, Joan, …
Janet Loftis, age 89 of Blair, passed away Nov.  23, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.,  Tuesday, Nov. 29 at PassageWay Church in Blair. Visitation will be held Monday, …
Virginia (Jensen) Rhoades, age 91, passed away peacefully at Country House Residence in Elkhorn, on Nov. 22, 2022. Visitation will be held at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Blair on …
Mary Ann Ryder, age 89 of Elkhorn, passed away peacefully Nov. 20, 2022. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m., at Campbell Aman Funeral Home in Blair. Graveside services will …
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Kennard, NE is experiencing a severe difference of opinion on whether to allow a commercial child care business in a residential zone. Ultimately the decision lies in the hands of the board of …
We see members of our society supporting an adulterer, a habitual liar, that is so cruel he separated innocent children from their parents, and who routinely throws people under the bus, because he …
The new legislation requiring the September 26 public hearing held at the Blair High School Auditorium was pointless. I attended mostly to see what would be accomplished. I understand few if anyone …
The bane of democracy, a society void of wisdom. 250 years of history and nothing is learned. A war, (1776), against the greed of a monarchy was the beginning of our democracy. A war, …
Kudos to the Blair Bears' staff and students I would like to commend the staff and students of Blair Public Schools for the show of support at the football game. What a beautiful field! It was …
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Well, that went fast. From the best I can tell, the first week of December marks my one-year of joining the Enterprise. It was around this time I first started regularly traveling to Blair from …
I never met my great-grandfather, but I feel like I know him in some way. That’s thanks to the day he sat my grandmother down and told her she could ask him anything about the war, and that …
Melatonin is a very interesting molecule that was first isolated in 1958 by an American physician. Melatonin is an ancient molecule that has been retained throughout the evolution of all life. Its …
During the last week of October, I packed up my camper and headed to the Black Hills for a few days. Various activities and family events had kept me busy through September so I was eager to hit the …
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