UNDATED - Twenty-one nursing homes around Nebraska are now under state control after their owner couldn't make payroll. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services said Friday that a Lancaster County judge Friday signed off on a plan putt'... Read More

BLAIR - The presence in Washington County, earlier this year, of a man convicted in England for sex offenses upset many area residents.  Nicknamed by media in the United Kingdom as “the Canturbury Cannibal”, Dale Bolinger is no longer housed at '... Read More

BLAIR - The aroma coming from back yard grills can catch our attention, especially in this cool, clammy part of early spring.  Now multiply that aroma by hundreds of grills.  Don Morgan, vice president of the Greater Omaha Barbeque Society says a n'... Read More

BLAIR - An area meeting building has been accepted on the National Register of Historic Places.  The Tekamah Auditorium is one of three recently given that designation.  Emerson City Park and Venango Public School are also named.  The Tekamah Audi'... Read More

BLAIR - An object one is not quite sure of – found in the 900 block of Jackson Wednesday morning around 6:30, taken by a resident to the Blair Police Department.  Due to the suspicious nature of the object, traffic was diverted and blocked off.  '... Read More

BLAIR - The Village of Arlington may alter the job position of the village clerk after a recent resignation.  Chairman Paul Krause says there will be more discussion on the matter at this evening’s meeting.  The current deputy clerk is serving as'... Read More

BLAIR - A public hearing tonight in Fort Calhoun – amending zoning to allow setback buffers for a transitional agriculture district involving a poultry farm which will be affiliated with the Costco Plant in Fremont. Another public hearing,  this r'... Read More

BLAIR - Traffic stops by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department over the weekend end in the arrests of a 48 year old man on Highway 75 and Mary Nelson Lane for a Douglas County Warrant and a 35 year old man arrested at Deerfield Boulevard and H'... Read More

BLAIR - Should unmanned, remote controlled aircraft be used near an airport?  Requests to fly drones near the Blair Airport will be discussed by the Blair Airport Authority this coming Tuesday evening,  7 pm in the Blair City Council Chambers....'... Read More

BLAIR - Arrests this week by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department include two people in separate incidents  for driving during license revocation – one on highway 75, another in Blair.  Two arrests for motorists driving during license sus'... Read More

BLAIR - If you notice a helicopter circling around Omaha – if it’s not a medical chopper, it most likely is the Omaha Police Department’s Helicopter, Abel 1.  Pilot and Omaha Police Officer Jason Messerschmidt says technology has been upgraded'... Read More

BLAIR - Spring is just days away, but many of us just can’t wait to get winter out of the way. The Blair City Wide Clean up is scheduled from April 6th to the 22nd according to Public Works Director Al Shoemaker.  He says all kinds of bulky items,'... Read More

BLAIR - Loess Hills State Forest in Harrison County, near Pisgah, will start controlled burns next week.  Iowa Department of Natural Resources  Forrester Jeff Seago says lots of smoke is to be expected and those in the neighboring areas with smoke '... Read More

BLAIR - We’re in another day of High Fire Danger – the National Weather Service says a combination of low humidity, dry grasses and gusty winds make for easy combustion in fields, woods and ditches.  Open burning is not recommended and careful d'... Read More