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Volunteers can be hard to come by. In today's busy world, so many things are vying for people's attention, whether it be their jobs, their children or other activities. Add in health concerns … more
For the first time since 2004, Washington County will have a new representative in Congress. As a result of the redistricting session by the Nebraska Legislature, Washington County was moved from … more
Newspapers are still relevant. That's an important statement and one any community journalist takes to heart, particularly now as National Newspaper Week — Oct. 3-9 — wraps up. In a … more
A quick search of Google for “defunct colleges still hosting homecoming” will get you this response: “It looks like there aren't many great matches for your search.” While … more
On the second floor of Blair City Hall and the South Fire Station is gathering space known simply as the fire hall. more
Sit at the intersection of 16th and Front streets in Blair and you're likely to see several near miss accidents on a regular basis. This junction is a two-way stop, likely due to the railroad … more
They are some of Nebraska's most vulnerable: infants and toddlers. Blair Community Schools (BCS) helps those at risk with its birth to 3 program, which includes a team of a school psychologist, … more
For the first time in more than 20 years, the City of Blair is planning a new park for residents. Generations Park, which will be located in the green space just north of the Blair Public Library … more
As Washington County students return to school, some will be wearing masks and some will not. All three districts — Arlington, Blair and Fort Calhoun — elected to start the school year … more
Drivers headed to and from Omaha may notice some new additions along state Highway 133 — street lights. Within the last couple of weeks, crews have been busy installing these lights at three … more
The last two years haven't been easy on the Washington County Fair Board. In 2019, they faced record flooding that inundated the fairgrounds with several feet of water and damaged buildings just … more
On paper, it sounds like an acceptable proposal. Earlier this month, a Blair resident requested the City of Blair consider the use of golf carts within city limits. The request was referred to the … more
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