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The Arlington Village Board of Trustees received an update from board member Gordon McGee about the plans for Cox Communications to provide internet service in Arlington.
The Arlington Lions Club Windsor loin feed will return to the Washington County Fair this year.
Arlington Village Board of Trustee members looked into the possibility of a diving board or slide at the community pool, but found the project would either be a remodel or a very costly project. 
The American Red Cross is looking for more people to roll up their sleeves and donate their time and blood due to a shortage the agency is experiencing.
Washington County fairgoers will notice something new when they enter the fairgrounds for this year's upcoming fair — a silo.
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LEGION UPDATE: Arlington, Calhoun Seniors alive at districts; Blair eliminated
The Arlington and Fort Calhoun Senior Legion baseball teams will continue Class B Area 3 Tournament play Sunday in West Point, but the Blair Bears' season is over.While the Eagles (11-8 overall) are …
Arlington Juniors go 1-2 at state
When asked if his team would be excited to play a 9 a.m. Class B Junior Legion State Tournament game Sunday, Arlington Post 71 catcher Braden Monke cracked a smile.“It's a little early,” …
Senior Legion Roundup: County teams close out regular season schedules
Senior American Legion baseball teams from Arlington, Blair and Fort Calhoun closed out their regular season schedules Monday and Tuesday evening in preparation for today's start to the Class B Area …
Times Gone By: South beats North in 1980 DCBL All-Star game
Editor's Note: “A Look at Times Gone By” is an in-depth look at weekly Times Gone By entries compiled since 2015. These articles represent the history of Washington County sports.The …
Zam Driver Turned Writer: Thank a youth sports coach today
I attempted to get an interview for this column.A longtime youth sports coach in Blair is taking a step back, hanging up his whistle, so I gave him a call. He was initially hesitant to the idea of an …
Arlington Juniors clinch spot, play first state game
Patience led the Arlington Junior Legion baseball team to the Class B State Tournament.It took until the eighth inning of the Eagles' Area 2 semifinal for coach Tyler Stender's team to break through, …
Obituaries
Janet W. Lang, age 88, of Arlington, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha. She was born Sept. 14, 1932, in Blair, to Alfred and Mildred (Hendricksen) Enger. Janet …
Marilyn Otto, of Arlington, died April 25, 2021. She was born December 28, 1926. Moser Memorial Chapel is in charge of services.    
Robert (Bob) Leland Gnuse, age 78, of Arlington, passed into Jesus’ arms April 23, 2021. His heart — full of construction blueprints, bowling strikes, bass choir parts, and quiet, helpful …
Nadine was born in Nebraska to Theodore and Pearl (Newkirk) Buchardt. She married Allen (John) Sorensen on May 3, 1953, and had two sons, Kevin and Steven. They were married 58 years before his …
Obituary: Michael Joseph Glaser Born July12, 1962- March 29, 2021 BORN in Spalding ,Nebraska, to Andy and Charlotte Glaser. He died after a long battle with cancer. - - - He graduated …
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Dear editor, As veterans, sons and daughters of veterans, and spouses of veterans, we encourage everyone to hold a special place in your heart for the parents, siblings, spouses, and friends of …
Dear editor: I am writing as a point of needed clarification. Over the preceding months, there have been repeated stories and letters to editors with incorrect understanding. Nebraska did not join …
The Blair Congregational United Church of Christ thanks you! We want to thank our community for its generous support of our bell restoration fundraiser! While planning our 2020 …
Dear editor, I’m curious if Blair has a statute about a time limit to remove political signs/flags after an election & if there is, why is it not upheld? It seems that a lot of flags are …
Dear editor, I am writing in response to the letter by Dan Rosloniec in the March 19 Enterprise.  First of all, I was shocked to see that you would publish a letter with racist commentary …
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