BLAIR - The Nationwide Emergency Communication test to be received by cell phone users, originally scheduled for tomorrow, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 3rd according to Washington County Emergency Manager Dan Douglas.  He says the dela'... Read More

BLAIR - Over 30 thousand dollars will be awarded to area non-profit groups through the Blair Area Community Foundation.  Applying for those funds happens just once per year and the deadline is approaching according to foundation officials – Applic'... Read More

BLAIR - Working out more details on the Washington County Heritage days – that’s in store for the Fort Calhoun City Council which meets tonight – also on the agenda, discussion of bids and specifications for the Betts Circle Drainage project, a'... Read More

BLAIR - A 19 year old and two 16 year olds were arrested for possession of stolen property, concealed weapon, stolen pick up and possession of burglary tools 4 a.m. Sunday  in the County roads p-51 and 51 area by  Washington County deputies.  Also'... Read More

BLAIR - A spate of thefts from vehicles have been reported in the area according to Blair Police.  The one thing, however, is that those thefts were all from unlocked vehicles.  You’re encouraged to avoid keeping valuables in your vehicle in plai'... Read More

BLAIR - A budget hearing for the City of Tekamah this evening – that proposed budget totaling 425 thousand, 788 dollars.   Also at that council meeting, consideration of having the Tekamah Community Foundation apply for a Community Development As'... Read More

BLAIR - Nebraska is second only to North Dakota in the number of human West Nile Virus cases, and the Cornhusker state is first in the number of severe cases of West Nile. Many of those cases found in Douglas, Sarpy and Cass Counties.  The Centers f'... Read More

OMAHA -  As a longtime broadcast voice for the Nebraska Cornhuskers during a career spanning more than four decades, Kent Pavelka has thrilled generations of fans with his exciting calls of basketball and football games. Tonight, he’ll be honored'... Read More

BLAIR - The Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant went offline almost two years ago.  The decommissioning process, initially expected to take up to 60 years, may be speeded up, that’s according to information presented at the Omaha Public Power Distric'... Read More

BLAIR - Informational sessions for leaders of non-profit agencies were held by Washington County Gives yesterday, two more coming up Tuesday, September 18th , the first at 7:30 in the morning, the second at 6:30 in the evening.    Details can be f'... Read More

BLAIR - Washington County’s budget did gain approval at yesterday’s board of supervisor’s meeting according to chair Steve Detlefs.  That budget of $14.7 million approved on a seven to zero vote.  An emergency item was placed on the agenda af'... Read More

BLAIR - A budget of  $43, 267, 524  was approved by the Blair City Council after last night’s public hearing on that budget for the upcoming fiscal year.  The levy approved – 39 . 9572.  On the agenda for the regular council meeting, a propos'... Read More

You will notice flags are at half staff today to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 9-11.  Many of us have very vivid memories of that day. Washington County resident and American Legion Post Commander Carl Lorenzen is amon'... Read More

BLAIR - "The Fraternal Order of Police is pleased with the arbitrator's ruling and will continue to work with city administration toward an agreeable solution regarding officer residency." -That quote from Travis Rozeboom -  Blair FOP president in r'... Read More