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Behind many successful and talented people is their upbringing. Whether they were fully supported by their parents, or driven so extensively that success was the only option, many times their … more
Unless you are a student of physics, you have probably never heard the name of Lise Meitner. Albert Einstein once referred to her as the "German Marie Curie."  However, as brilliant and … more
'Tis the season to be thankful! The holidays make for a perfect time to reflect on the past year to see all the changes one has endured, accomplishments they have met, or just reflection of … more
Where do I start? For the last 10 years, my byline has graced the pages of the Washington County newspapers with stories about community events, youth accomplishments, school boards, city … more
Blair kicked off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony Thursday night. The tree next to City Hall was decked out in double the lights it typically sees, and the lights downtown were … more
The CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) are the victims of foodborne illnesses. Whether you’ll be cooking the whole meal for the first time this year … more
Syphilis is a disease that most people do not like to talk about, but it has been a major health problem for centuries, and we need to be cognizant of it. It defied effective treatment until the late … more
I know I've been grateful for so much, including my nearly two years here in Blair. According to our website, I have worked on at least 733 articles and counting. I knew I was busy but still!  more
Last month, the Washington County Planning Commission heard a request for a conditional use permit (CUP) for a Buddhist monastery to operate near Fort Calhoun. After the request was met with … more
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