class="home blog wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.5.2 vc_responsive"



Real Country 97.3

Local News for the Blair Area

First Snow of the Season Downing Power Lines, Making Slippery Conditions

BLAIR - Over 34,000 homes and businesses are without power at this time, many power lines are downed due to heavy snow and breaking tree branches.  We do have several businesses and sections of Blair and Fort Calhoun are without power.  If you see a downed line, please keep away from it and call  911 and Omaha Public Power District . We are in a Winter Weather Advisory until 7pm with up to ...

Read Full Article

Shorter Decommissioning Process for Ft. Calhoun Nuclear Plant Approved by OPPD

BLAIR - Ten years instead of 60.  A quicker method of decommissioning the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Station was approved by the Omaha Publ...

Read More

Candidate's Debate Brings out Citizen's Concerns

BLAIR - The Candidates Debate last night at Blair High School -  featured Legislative district 16 hopefuls Ben Hansen and Chuck Hassebrook,...

Read More

Enjoy Halloween-themed state park events at Indian Cave this month

LINCOLN, Neb. – There is no better place to enjoy the changing leaves and fall breezes than a state park. Nebraska Game and Parks Commissi...

Read More

Area Media Sponsor Political Debate in Blair This Week

BLAIR - Getting information on local races for the upcoming general election next month, Enterprise Media is teaming up with Real Country 97...

Read More

Rolling Disturbance, Illegal Fire and More on WC Sheriff's Report

BLAIR - An arrest in Arlington yesterday of a 48 year old woman for her second drunk driving incident, in addition to drug related charges i...

Read More

Nebraska School Activities Association names Believers and Achievers

LINCOLN - The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) released their list of students who represent the very best of Nebraska high sch...

Read More

Blair VFD Phoned in Donation Solicitations are Fake

BLAIR - Scammers are getting a little too local…the Blair city clerk’s office has been getting calls from residents saying someone is ca...

Read More

BVFD handles hazmat, structure fire and day care evacuation in past 24 hours

BLAIR - A hazmat leak, a structure fire and smoke at a day care have kept the Blair Volunteer Fire Department busy – chief Joe Leonard say...

Read More

WC Sheriff Promoted to President of Nebraska Sheriff's Association

BLAIR - In Kearney for the Nebraska Sheriff’s Association / Police Officers Association of Nebraska meeting, Washington County Sheriff Mik...

Read More

Watch NCN Sports Live


Big Red Luncheon Slide
Slide 5 Slide 3 Slide 4

Latest News