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Trailers parking on street an ongoing problem

Trailers parked on the streets in Arlington have been an ongoing problem — one that the Arlington Village Board of Trustees is trying to solve.

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AHS' Grefe runs at first state XC meet

Two days prior to the NSAA State Cross Country Championships, junior Colby Grefe pounded pavement on West Dodge Street between Arlington High School and the Eagles' football field.Though he was the …
POSTSEASON UPDATE: AHS, FCHS volleyball compete in subdistricts
The postseasons of the Arlington and Fort Calhoun volleyball teams began and ended Monday in subdistrict play.The Pioneers (15-11 … Read More
UPDATE: 3 country runners earn medals at state XC; Football teams compete
Three Washington County runners medaled Friday during the NSAA State Cross Country Championships in Kearney, while the Arlington, … Read More
AHS volleyball is challenged by practice, enjoys it, too
The Arlington volleyball team found itself in a unique situation this week, the last week before the start of Monday and Tuesday's … Read More
Obituaries
Rachel Marie Brickey, age 45, passed away on October 19, 2020. She is survived by her five beloved children, Kristin Burke, Carter Mitchell, Kanani Mitchell, Johnathan Brickey, Jeremiah Howarth and …
Sometimes, there are people in life that you gravitate towards because they're full of light. My mother was one of those people.Always smiling. Always laughing. And always being the center of the …
Anthony "Dale" Pike, age 67 of Blair, passed away October 20, 2020. Dale was born on November 3, 1952 in Steele, MO, the son of Otis and Dorothy Pike. On December 29, 1973 he was united in marriage …
Mark R. Wulf "Chuck", age 51 of Blair, passed away October 15, 2020 at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha. Memorial services will be held Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Reach Church (Formerly …
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Dear editor, In your editorial on solar farms and talking about the amount of land that will be used, you state “A typical family farm is 80 acres.” I doubt that you can find two …
Dear editor, I am very concerned about what happened in Michigan the other day. A right-wing militia group had planned to kidnap and murder the governor. I hold Donald Trump directly …
Dear editor, The portion of the Washington County’s property taxes requested to fund county operations is out of control. The County’s property tax portion has increased an average of …
To the concerned citizens of Washington County: From the view of a natural resource scientist, the opposition raised from residents in Washington County against the solar panel installation …
Dear editor, A beautifully-written commentary by Burke Petersen was published in the Tuesday, Sept. 29, issue of the Pilot-Tribune. If you missed it, do yourself a favor and check it …
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The skin that covers the top and back of the head and is usually covered with hair, is termed the scalp. The scalp is the same as the skin on other parts of the body except, it is some of the …
Being critical is something that I think all of us do from time to time. I certainly know that I have had moments where I couldn’t believe what a coach was thinking or that there was “no …
Most people have certain holidays that they really look forward to. For some, it’s the Fourth of July. Fireworks, parades (maybe next year), paid day off. For others, it might be Christmas or …
The octopus is an invertebrate lacking a backbone which enables it to crawl through tiny cracks and crevices. It also allows them to hide in very small places where they like to spend the majority of …
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