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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
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
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
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
\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
The Jeanette Hunt-Blair Animal Shelter welcomed back two missing dogs following weeks of searching multiple locations in and around Washington County. By March 21, both Tabby, a German shepherd, … more
St. John Paul II Classical Academy will honor one of its biggest supporters at an upcoming fundraiser dinner. On April 20, the school will host a scholarship dinner and silent auction at St. … more
After more than a decade of discussion, Blair is one step closer to getting its first dog park after the City Council approved a general location at its meeting Tuesday night. The dog park will … more
Preserving history has always been the focus of moving the one-room Long Creek Schoolhouse from its original location west of Fort Calhoun on County Road P32 to the Washington County Museum. … more
Since she was 5, Arlington High School senior Brooke Hilgenkamp's dream was to become a veterinarian. Tuesday morning, in front of family and peers, Hilgenkamp became closer to her dream when … more
The smoke from trees being taken down and burned north of County Road 35 by the Blair Executive Airport created a haze over much of Blair Thursday afternoon. The trees are being removed to make … more
Union Pacific Railroad will be performing track maintenance April 1-5 that will require the railroad crossing along Highway 91 between 25th Street and 32nd Street west of Blair to be closed starting … more
The Judicial Nominating Commission has provided four names for consideration by the governor for the District Court judgeship in the Sixth Judicial District, which covers Washington, Burt, Cedar, … more
Blair High School FFA students showcased their ag safety knowledge Thursday morning to elementary students at Stemmermann Park. There, surrounded by various agriculture machines, students taught … more
The annual Arbor Park kindergarten through third grade Spring Sing concert under the direction of music teacher Kaitlyn Filer was held in the Blair Otte Middle School gymnasium Tuesday evening. The … more
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