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The annual Blair High School Spring Band Concert in the Lyla Neve Auditorium featured selections by the Jazz Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble that the groups have performed in area festivals … more
There are only 28 days until the statewide primary election ballot, and Mike Rooks, executive director of the Gateway Development Corp., feels the clock ticking. He is the one leading the charge … more
DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge was closed Tuesday afternoon due to a fire in a heavily-wooded area in the southern section of the park. The Blair Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department was one of … more
The driver of an eastbound Service Master van lost control and overturned along the U.S. Highway 91 curve near the intersection at 25th Street late Tuesday afternoon. The driver was not injured. more
The Blair Community Schools Board of Education approved the purchase of two new school buses at a cost of $279,400 during Monday’s meeting, but it voted down several other spending requests. … more
Trucks in Blair will no longer be allowed to drive on 10th Street between Washington Street and an area about 900 feet north of Wilbur after the City Council decided to make that a no-truck zone at … more
The Fort Calhoun Community Schools Board of Education unanimously accepted the resignation of elementary school Principal Drew Wagner Monday at its regular monthly meeting. Wagner, who has been … more
LINCOLN -- Kennard's Chase Andersen — junior, secondary education in social science, was one of 234 University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students who have been officially … more
The annual Cattlemen's Banquet was held Saturday evening at the RVR Bank Arena at the Washington County Fairgrounds. During the event, the 17 local scholarship winners were announced: … more
A broad range of city of Blair leaders took part in a groundbreaking ceremony last Thursday at the future site of Generations Park in the Deerfield subdivision. Plans for the park, which is … more
2014 (10 years ago): They were members of what has been called "The Forgotten War." Four Washington County Korean War veterans sure didn't feel that way during the recent Honor Flight to Washington, … more
One hundred fifty-eight Otte Blair Middle School students were rewarded for excellence in reading with a Golden Sower voting party. Daphne Barondeau, Lauren Bray, Sofiya Georgiu, Addison … more
A hearing held to determine character traits and prior crimes in the Elijah Logan homicide was taken under advisement Thursday afternoon. Logan, 23, is charged with the first-degree murder of … more
Monica Maly almost immediately was overcome with emotion when she entered the Blair High School commons area Friday morning for a surprise announcement. Maly, a high school special education … more
Two conservators discussed the art of fixing up and restoring historic artifacts during the 159th anniversary of the sinking of the Bertrand steamboat Saturday at DeSoto National Wildlife … more
The 2024 total solar eclipse was a spectacle that won't be around for another 20 years. According to NASA, a total solar eclipse occurs "when the moon passes between the sun and Earth, … more
The Blair Family YMCA created a new fund to help with emergencies and future, long-term projects. Announced at the YMCA's Blue Jeans and High Heels event on Feb. 24, the YMCA Forever Fund will … more
WCB is pleased to announce that Kari Huenink has been promoted to vice president of Retail Operations. Huenink worked for WCB from 2007-16 in the Mortgage and Compliance departments, rejoining the … more
Goodlettsville, Tenn. — According to the Journal of Global Health Reports, 16.9 million women in the U.S. are living in poverty, two-thirds of which could not afford personal care products … more
\The annual Blair Spring Vocal Music Concert in the Lela Neve Auditorium on Tuesday featured performances by seven ensembles including combined treble and bass choirs and the Concert Choir. The … more
Gov. Jim Pillen appointed Zachary L. Blackman as the district court judge for the Sixth Judicial District, which covers Washington, Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge and Thurston counties. … more
On average, 1,750 trucks a day drive down Washington Street in downtown Blair, according to the data from the most recent traffic study done by an Omaha-based consulting firm specializing in … more
A woman with a flair for historical drama will portray Corrie ten Boom at the Missouri River Area Women's Connection on Tuesday, April 9. The connection meets at 6:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church … more
BATON ROUGE, La. — Caitlin Tobin of Blair was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Tobin … more
LINCOLN — Kendra Loseke of Blair is one of 46 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students selected as new strengths coaches in the College of Business' Clifton Strengths Institute. Loseke is a … more
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