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With major metro areas in Omaha and Lincoln a short drive away, it's always a big deal when Washington County communities can play host to tournaments that attract teams from the entire state or from … more
A common reason given why people don't show up to public meetings is because they're afraid their voices and comments won't be heard. “Why spend an hour or two of my free time if my opinion … more
Government officials face a lot of scrutiny from the public because they have to make decisions that involve taxpayer dollars and infrastructure used by thousands each day. They need to walk a … more
For the last few weeks, the pages of Enterprise Media Group newspapers have featured pictures of new council and board members being sworn in. This marks the beginning of new leadership stepping … more
Transparency is key when it comes to taxpayer dollars. Taxpayers should have the ability to know how their money is being used and this includes the people who are mostly or partially funded by … more
When we see statistics that test scores in our schools improve, it's easy to celebrate them on the surface. What sometimes gets lost in the shuffle is the work that it takes to improve collective … more
Editor's note: Eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Sun. The response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. It was written by veteran newsman … more
Any time students may need to change buildings is an emotional conversation. The school building serves as a place where students make once-in-a-lifetime bonds with teachers, meet new friends and … more
Last week marked an important time for area schools and state athletics. Throughout Nebraska, girls competed in the first sanctioned girls wrestling duels and tournaments. Arlington and Blair were … more
It's that time of year again. On Nov. 29, the Washington County Community Foundation and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce will team up for Washington County Gives. Throughout the day, … more
It's rare to enter a store in Washington County and not see signs of an organization looking to help those in need. The holiday season is when we see donation efforts, food and gift drives and … more
Elections matter, even when a Presidential race isn't on the ballot. Washington County voters proved that with a favorable turnout Tuesday night. Early numbers show nearly 9,000 voters cast … more
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