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Government public meetings generally are not well attended. That's true in Washington County and elsewhere. But when a hot-button topic or issue hits the agenda for a city council, school board or … more
Earlier this year, the Blair Airport Authority made its No. 1 priority known — extending the runway at the Blair Municipal Airport. The airport authority wants to extend the runway to 5,500 … more
A few days before the official announcement was made, Otte Blair Middle School Principal Chris Stogdill received an email. It contained news he couldn't wait to tell science teacher Scott … more
As the country moves closer to herd immunity, the new debate is whether vaccine passports should be mandated. There is a lot of pushback from many, and a recent Enterprise online survey shows that … more
As the coronavirus pandemic began last year, many animal shelters and rescues began seeing an increase in dog adoptions. According to a Washington Post article in August, shelters, nonprofit … more
Last March, as Blair Community Schools (BCS) let out for spring break, it would unknowingly be the last time students were in classrooms. The remainder of the 2019-20 school year was spent distance … more
For the last month, the Three Rivers Public Health Department and Memorial Community Hospital and Health System (MCH) have been diligently working to get Washington County residents vaccinated … more
This week's extreme weather, which stretched throughout the Midwest, plunged temperatures to historic lows, some of which have not been seen in more than 70 years. As residents in Washington … more
With the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine comes concerns that the state government could mandate it. However, state Sen. Ben Hansen, who represents District 16, wants to make sure Nebraskans have a … more
It would have been easy to cancel. Event after event in 2020, and even those in early 2021, have been canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. But last week, the Washington County … more
Transparency in government is essential. But now, a state senator is proposing eliminating a decades-old rule designed to promote transparency and accountability in the Nebraska Legislature. more
It's no secret that Washington County residents are generous. It's seen each year as people donate to the various charities, nonprofits and other organizations. more
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