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Bell ringers will soon be back at Blair grocery stores. The Salvation Army red kettles will be stationed at Family Fare and Walmart in Blair beginning on Nov. 26 and run every Saturday until Dec. … more
With a steady increase of enrollment expected to continue, the Blair Community School District is looking to potentially reconfigure grades kindergarten through five. The plan will be the subject of … more
Arlene Fischbach and Darlene Cooper (who share the maiden name Lorey) will be 92 in January, but their birthday present came a bit early. With Darlene coming to Carter Place in Blair just a few … more
The Washington County Community Foundation is thrilled to announce that it will receive a $1 million gift from Hugh and Jane Hunt. It is the largest single gift to the Foundation in its … more
On Nov. 8, Mindy Rump earned election as Blair's new mayor. Rump, a Blair native, said she ran for the position to further her service towards the community and give back to the community that has … more
Blair Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Fort Calhoun Fire and Rescue departments responded to the report of a fire at 2467 Nebraska St. at the Kimberly Manor Apartments shortly before 1 p.m. on … more
For several years, the Irvine family has welcomed foreign exchange students from across their world into their home in Fort Calhoun. This year, Nicole, Chance and senior Bella Irvine have two … more
Note: The Washington County Board of Supervisors held their regular meeting Monday, Nov. 7, due to the Nov. 8 election. Federal Aid project A resolution to sign a contract with Omni Engineering … more
In a novel dedicated to her father-in-law she never had a chance to meet, Carrol Lund and her husband, Jack, the son of PFC Edward Lund, gathered the more than 460 letters sent between him and his … more
The annual Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Calhoun High School was held Friday in the gymnasium. The program, put on by SkillsUSA, featured many veterans in attendance, as well as students from both … more
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories looking at Blair both past and present through the book “Blair the Town Beautiful” written by John A. Rhoades, former … more
Blair High School student Kym Dykstra put Veterans Day in the context of children of her generation. She said students may not know the extent of sacrifices necessary for service, but know the … more
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