BLAIR - An engagement ring wrapped in a plastic bag was dropped into a Salvation Army Kettle in Blair over the holidays has been examined by a jeweler according to Bill Smutko with the Salvation Army Service unit in Washington County and is appraised'... Read More

The Washington County Attorney's office has issued the latest statement regarding the presence of 62 year old Dale Bolinger, a convicted pedophile, a registered sex offender, in the area.PRESS RELEASE (1)  Please click to view...'... Read More

VALLEY/OMAHA -- A Wind Chill Advisory from Norfolk south to the Kansas border calls for wind chills from 15 below zero to near 30 below zero through noon today. A Wind Chill Warning has been issued north and west of Norfolk until noon today as foreca'... Read More

BLAIR - Behind the scenes groups that have a big impact on the area economy – the Gateway Development Corporation – held it’s annual meeting in conjunction with the Blair Chamber of Commerce annual meeting this past Friday night.  Gateway dire'... Read More

BLAIR - The convicted child sex offender dubbed the “Canterbury Cannibal”– is no longer in a position to cause fear in the Blair community, that’s according to Washington County Attorney Scott Vander Schaaf who confirms that 61 year old Dale '... Read More

RICHLAND, Neb. - A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the people involved in a burglary in Richland. A neighbor told NCN that a wedding dress, drapes, kitchen plates and other personal items were taken from a hom'... Read More

OMAHA/VALLEY -- A wind chill advisory has been issued for northeast Nebraska from 4 AM Monday until noon on Tuesday. Wind chill readings will fall to around 20 below early Monday morning with values of 25 below to 30 below possible Monday night into '... Read More

Blair, NE.—A man dubbed the “Canterbury Cannibal” after being convicted of trying to eat a teenage girl in England has settled in Blair, and neighbors are not thrilled. Dale Bolinger, 62, was convicted in 2014 in Canterbury, Englan'... Read More

BLAIR - Phone scams are lurking in the area again – the Washington County Sheriff’s Activity Summary just released this morning shows that a resident received a phone scam from someone purporting to be the Douglas County sheriff.  Washington cou'... Read More

Nebraska’s Department of Transportation is reporting extreme caution on roads primarily in the panhandle and southwest Nebraska while most eastern Nebraska roads are at least partially covered in snow. . A majority of Nebraska's highways are dea'... Read More

BLAIR - Tim Plante, the Chief Executive Officer of  Blair Memorial Community Hospital left several months ago to pursue other opportunities in the field, a search has been underway to replace him.  Currently serving as the CEO of Harlan County Hea'... Read More

LINCOLN -- Nebraska's Department of Transportation is reporting extreme caution on roads primarily in the panhandle and southwest Nebraska while eastern Nebraska roads vary from caution status in northeast Nebraska to normal driving conditions in sou'... Read More

BLAIR - A 24 year old Omaha man was arrested by Blair Police after being pulled over for speeding on South 19th street – while he was driving with a suspended license.  Several speeding instances are included in the weekly activity summary release'... Read More

BLAIR - Bids Advertised for Bridge work in Washington County were opened and awarded during yesterday’s board of supervisor’s meeting - the lowest bid -  by Dixon Construction, for work on a bridge on County Road 40, another on county road p-33.'... Read More