BLAIR - A number of area school districts will be having commencement ceremonies in the next several days and with Memorial day is just around the corner,   this means people will be celebrating.  If that celebration includes alcohol, the Washingt'... Read More

BLAIR - The long time Village Clerk of Craig, 52 year old Kristie Jensen, initially charged with siphoning off   five thousand dollars from the village back in April,  has now been found taking a much larger amount of money according to the Burt C'... Read More

BLAIR - A 34 year old Lyons woman is in critical condition in a Sioux City hospital, a 36 year old man is dead after an attempted murder-suicide in the two thousand block of County Road 19 in Burt County late last night. The Burt County Sheriff’'... Read More

BLAIR - A call for mutual aid from Fremont Rural Fire Department this evening – a structure fire in the 2600 block of East Gate Road – increased the need for extra hands and tankers.  A fire in a garage at that address brought additional help f'... Read More

BLAIR - From the Real Country 97.3 Newsroom: with all precincts reporting in: 2018 Nebraska Primary: Washington County Justice Center Bond Issue: FOR:  53.50 % AGAINST:  46.50%   Washington County Board of Supervisors Distric'... Read More

BLAIR - Should Burt County and Cuming County combine their Power Districts?  Preliminary discussion on just that at a joint meeting late last month between the boards of those two entities. Another meeting to further discuss a potential merger is Ma'... Read More

BLAIR - A 32 year old Fremont man was arrested for yelling that people in a store in the 3000 block of east 23rd street they were all going to die.  No weapons were involved, the suspect was charged with making terroristic threats.  Other arrests b'... Read More

BLAIR - Click it or Ticket!  The Blair Police Department is participating in a special enforcement of seat belt usage and child restraint devices.  The Blair police department indicates the majority of area crashes happen on 19th, 13th, and Washing'... Read More

BLAIR - The fate of the proposed Washington County Justice Center is in the hands of the voters today.  Those choosing to vote today will either approve or deny the bond issue funding the facility.  Polling places are open until to 8 p.m. in this N'... Read More

BLAIR - The Washington County Justice Center Bond Issue will be decided tomorrow in the Primary Election in Nebraska.  If you are a registered voter, you can vote early today until 4pm today.   You can find more details and a sample ballot online '... Read More

BLAIR - A proposal for reconstruction of 4th and Michigan will be considered tomorrow night by the Missouri Valley City Council.  Also on their agenda, an update on the treatment plant renovation and setting a public hearing for the upcoming budget.'... Read More

BLAIR - Approval of six new teachers for the upcoming school year is on the agenda for the Blair Community Board of Education.  Four of those new teachers will, if approved, be based at the High School for social studies, math and counseling.  A ne'... Read More

BLAIR - A five year old Logan, Iowa girl is in an Omaha hospital, facing several months of recuperation and rehabilitation. Natalee Gale lost part of her right leg, just below the knee after an accident last Wednesday involving a riding law mower. Yo'... Read More

BLAIR - A handgun was found in a ditch in the one thousand block of County Road 29 according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department. Other incidents on the activity summary just released today include an arrest on Highway 30 and County road '... Read More