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Several volunteer fire departments got together on a cold Saturday morning and headed to an old farmhouse in Blair to train for a structure fire. Blair, Fort Calhoun, Irvington, Arlington, Kennard … more
Five students cut the caution tape Monday, officially opening the new Blair High School office that they helped design. The ceremony was the culmination of hard work by seven students in Chris … more
Cassidy Arp, a junior at Arlington High School, has spent a lifetime around animals and agriculture. "I've learned agriculture from my dad," she said. Arp and her family raise cattle and horses. They grow corn and soybeans on their farm in Kennard. more
Blair Community Schools saw one of its best weeks related to the coronavirus pandemic, Supt. Randy Gilson reported Monday during the Board of Education's regular meeting. On Monday, the district … more
After debating whether to host families at the Blair Walmart or shop for them, the Blair Police Department went ahead and spread holiday cheer with families in attendance, but spaced out to social … more
Plans to repair two more of Blair's historic brick streets are moving forward. The Blair City Council approved a bid with DMS for $100,000 to repair portions of Nebraska and 23rd streets during … more
The Blair Public Library and Technology Center has earned national recognition as a four star facility from the LJ Index of Public Library Service. The ratings are based on 2018 data, including … more
After the Planning Department was closed last week due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, the Washington County Emergency Management team presented an infectious disease protocol for the … more
Joe Unstad loved kids and tried to make learning fun, according to his friend and former educator Dave Warrick. He taught for more than 30 years for Blair Community Schools and served as a substitute after. Unstad died Sunday at age 75. more
There will be no mask mandate in Blair. The Blair City Council voted 7-1 Thursday to disapprove a proposed ordinance, which would have required all individuals age 5 and older to wear a mask while … more
Two more Washington County residents have died as a results of COVID-19, according to the Three Rivers Public Health Department. The two residents included a man and a woman in their 70s. That … more
Blair has a coyote problem. Police Chief Joe Lager said complaints began about a month ago after a person walking their dog near 25th and Nebraska streets reported a coyote approached and became … more
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