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The last two years haven't been easy on the Washington County Fair Board. In 2019, they faced record flooding that inundated the fairgrounds with several feet of water and damaged buildings just … more
Usually by now I have at least one summer travel adventure to write about, but not this year.  One of these days I plan to mount my camper on my pickup truck again and head out for who knows … more
Where has the summer gone? It is already time for the Washington County Fair in Arlington. There are many aspects of the fair that everyone can participate in. From exhibiting projects to taking … more
Flight is the primary mode of locomotion used by most species of birds. Flight can assist birds with feeding, breeding, avoiding predators and migrating. Our early ancestors must have not only … more
Dear editor, It doesn't surprise me that another truck of corn overturned in Blair. You can tell by the pictures he was in fact going too fast, had to go up on the curb, which is how his load … more
Dear editor, A huge thank you to Supt. Randy Gilson and the Blair school board for opposing the proposed health education standards set out by the state department of education. I have cut out the … more
On paper, it sounds like an acceptable proposal. Earlier this month, a Blair resident requested the City of Blair consider the use of golf carts within city limits. The request was referred to the … more
Twenty-five years after the Looney Tunes and Michael Jordan teamed up to take on the Monstars in “Space Jam,” it’s LeBron James’ turn to lace up his sneakers in “Space … more
The peanut — aka goober or groundnut — is a plant in the pea family and was originally native to South America. It is now widely grown throughout the tropic and subtropic areas of the … more
School districts across the state are awaiting revisions of the Nebraska Department of Education's proposed health education standards that have faced controversy since they were first released in … more
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