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Like the majority of states — 38 to be exact — Nebraska has a “Stand Your Ground” law, sometimes known as the castle doctrine. The idea behind the legislation is that … more
This Friday marks an extremely exciting event with the ribbon cutting ceremony at Dana Village. Following the acquisition of the former Dana College campus by Lutheran Family Services (LFS) … more
Two meetings were held this week to hear from the community and gather ideas for future planning. Monday was the Arlington Public Schools' Community Engagement meeting, and Tuesday introduced … more
Returning to the City of Blair following a two-year stint as the city administrator for the city of Yutan is C.J. Heaton, who was recently appointed as the city's new Public Works director at the … more
Jordan Rishel, who had been a humble servant to the people of Washington County in one form or another for more than a decade, passed away on Dec. 28, 2023. Born and raised in New York, Rishel's … more
With the announcement of proposed budget cuts across two University of Nebraska schools, we wonder if something else could have been done to prevent these heartbreaking programs and faculty … more
After multiple decades with no homicide cases in Washington County, the area was recently struck with another random act of nonsense last Sunday in Ft. Calhoun. For years, the communities within … more
It never ceases to amaze us at the Enterprise the dedication the communities in Washington County have to serving. This is especially apparent during the holiday season. Several events we have … more
From youth sports, school foundations, food pantries, animal shelters and more, the Washington County nonprofits are here to provide their services to the communities. A day of celebrating and … more
Recently, the University of Nebraska extended the length of their contract with Athletic Director Trev Alberts. Additionally, the extension came with a bump in salary to $1.7 million per year, with … more
This week, Gov. Jim Pillen signed an order to end remote work for state employees, who will return to their offices by Jan. 2. Pillen's reasoning for this move is because "the COVID-19 pandemic … more
Every year, Washington County goes above and beyond to honor its veterans with several programs and celebrations. Arlington, Fort Calhoun, Blair and Herman have honored veterans with their … more
The Blair High School softball team went through a hard-fought season this year. Despite the team's runner-up finish during the NSAA Class B State Softball Championship game Oct. 16, there is no … more
Some new, positive expansion projects are on the horizon at the former Dana College campus. Lutheran Family Services and Angels Share president Ed Shada announced plans for the nonprofit to … more
After six months, Mike Rooks has officially returned as Gateway Developer's executive director, where he will undoubtedly continue to lead Washington County down a path of positive, needed … more
This month is home to several important awareness holidays, which we have seen celebrated throughout the county. October raises awareness to several different causes: breast cancer, bullying, … more
As a news organization, we pride ourselves in writing quality, unbiased and truthful stories to share with the public we serve. During National Newspaper Week, it is even more imperative that we … more
The annual Memorial Community Hospital and Health System (MCH) Auxiliary Rummage Sale is held to bring discounted items to the Washington County area while also helping out area students. The … more
Anyone who’s ever had a new next door neighbor move in, knows there’s always a little anxiety involved. Will they be a good neighbor or a troublemaker? Will they be your new best friends … more
The Fort Calhoun City Council recently approved at its Aug. 25 meeting to conduct a citywide speed study, which will focus on monitoring speeds along its busiest roads — Clay Street and U.S. … more
The newly-formed Arlington High School (AHS) FFA Alumni and Supporters Organization was kicked off Monday evening with its first meeting.  During the meeting, many community members … more
Picture a scene of police bursting through the door of a local newspaper office, and then they proceed to search the place and confiscate computers, hard drives and cell phones of reporters. … more
A recent public notice in the Pilot-Tribune newspaper last week revealed the salaries of everyone on the city of Blair payroll. It was an interesting read, revealing the city administrator as the top … more
The first night of the Washington County Fair this year was dampened by a quick, yet heavy, rainstorm, but despite this, the annual activities continued on. A few more showers throughout the … more
This Tuesday, the Fremont Area United Way held its 13th annual Hats Off To Literacy fundraiser at the Rybin Building at the Washington County Fairgrounds in order to support Imagination Library, … more
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