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This is the month of reprise between Halloween and Christmas where I try to not get caught up in the Christmas shopping or decorating fiasco until later in the month. Stores are making it hard to do that this year when everyone is sharing their Black Friday deals way early in the season.  more
The Washington County Chamber of Commerce recently announced it would no longer host the Sugarplum Festival, which has kicked off the holiday season in Blair for nearly the last two decades. The … more
Hollywood has a tendency of taking films that flopped decades ago and making them pop and flash with today’s dazzling special effects. Such is the case of “Dune,” a remake of the same film released in 1984. more
Nebraska has come through the pandemic stronger than any other state. We have the third-lowest mortality rate from COVID-19 among states. We have the lowest unemployment rate in the nation at 2.0%, … more
Since adopting our rescue dog Kelsey four years ago, my husband, Brett, and I have come to enjoy taking her for walks around our neighborhood in Omaha. More recently, though, we've found ourselves … more
One of the main goals of the 4-H program is to provide a positive environment in which youth can grow and develop confidence, a sense of accomplishment, and a greater level of competence more
A truffle — not to be confused with a fancy bite-sized chocolate — is a strong-smelling underground type of fungus. more
Volunteers can be hard to come by. In today's busy world, so many things are vying for people's attention, whether it be their jobs, their children or other activities. Add in health concerns … more
It's that time of year when all things are pumpkin spice. But there are some who would rather avoid the aroma and seasoning in favor of something else. Managing Editor Leeanna Ellis and … more
Dear editor, On Sunday, Oct. 10, I wanted to stop and visit my daughter's grave. She is buried in the Holy Cross section of the Blair Cemetery. I wasn't able to do this because the cemetery gates … more
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