BLAIR - Today is  International Diabetes Awareness Day.   Lion’s Club International, a service oriented organization,  has focused on educating and assisting in the areas of eyesight, hearing, and now what is considered a global epidemic – '... Read More

BLAIR - Citing last week's election in which he was voted in for Legislative District 16, Blair City Council member Ben Hansen informed the council  last night that he is resigning effective immediately.  He says he would not be able to adequately '... Read More

BLAIR - Purchasing new radios for the fire department, rescue personnel, police, and others is on the Blair City Council agenda for this coming Tuesday.  Also on the agenda, discussion of an agreement between the city and Washington County for joint'... Read More

BLAIR -Part of County Road 30 is caving in and is considered an emergency situation to be dealt with at the Washington County board of Supervisor’s meeting Tuesday afternoon.  Also on the agenda – a discussion by County Attorney Scott Vander Sch'... Read More

BLAIR - Arrests made by the Washington County Sheriff’s office include  a 36 year old male at highway 75 and County road P-43, a 31 year old in Blair on a warrant, and a 37 year old in Blair on a Omaha warrant.  Deputies also report several vehic'... Read More

BLAIR - Blair Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Gilson says he and School Board president Lyle Schjodt have received a resignation letter from board member Brad Kreifels.  Kreifels has accepted a job outside of Blair and will not be able to'... Read More

BLAIR -United States, Iowa and Nebraska Flags should be lowered to half staff, both Governor Kim Reynolds and Governor Pete Ricketts are requesting this to honor the victims of the latest shooting.  13 people have died in Thousand Oaks, California a'... Read More

BLAIR -  Those of us living near the Blair Airport will regularly hear the sound of a helicopter– the Omaha City Council this week approved moving Omaha’s Police Helicopters and Pilots to the Blair Airport.  Omaha Police representatives say the'... Read More

BLAIR - Snow is hitting south of us and could be in our area later tonight into tomorrow.  Anytime there is snow, motorists encounter slippery conditions. Washington County Sheriff Mike Robinson says the first thing to do in order to get from here t'... Read More

BLAIR Some sources say as many as 25 people - were transported to Omaha hospitals and others treated on the scene after nearly two thousand people were evacuated from the First National Tower in downtown Omaha this morning.  Authorities say fumes fr'... Read More

ARLINGTON - Fun on the water turned up a grisly, if interesting, find for one family last week. Seth Menking and his son Aiden were digging on a sandbar in the Elkhorn River near Arlington, passing the time on the afternoon of Sunday, October 28th'... Read More

BLAIR - Not only is it harvest season for corn and soybeans, but we’ve just been through a bumper crop of kittens according to Krystal Hilshire with the Friends of the Jeanette Hunt Animal Shelter.  About a half dozen smaller kittens are at the sh'... Read More

BLAIR - Election day has personnel at the  Washington County Clerk’s office geared up for this evening’s tallying of votes. County Clerk and Election Commissioner Merry Truhlsen says early voting at her office at the court house ended yesterday,'... Read More

FREMONT - It's Voting Day! Cast your ballots, then tune in to Big Dog 98.9 and 1340 or The Best Mix 105.5 after 8PM for all your official results. Polls are open statewide from 8AM to 8PM. Please vote! It's the American way. Make sure you know you'... Read More