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2014 (10 years ago): Arlington Youth Sports will mark its annual tractor pull with a new event and a new feature this weekend at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The Outlaw Truck and Tractor …
The Washington County Board of Supervisors received an update to corrections billing from Sheriff Mike Robinson Tuesday at its regular meeting. Supervisor Lisa Kramer was absent from the …
BROOKINGS, S.D. -- More than 3,300 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance over the spring 2024 semester at South Dakota State University by being named to the dean's …
AMES, Iowa --- More than 10,600 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2024 Dean's List. Students named to the …
One of the goals following the opening of the Long Creek Schoolhouse was to create educational classes for students to experience what life was like in a one-room school. This summer, the …
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Iowa State Cyclone and former Arlington Eagle Kailynn Gubbels watches Trent Koger, left, and Nyle DeVries go through a hurdle warmup Tuesday at AHS. Gubbels and her father, Steven, hosted a hurdle clinic this week.
Gubbels returns to AHS with hurdle lessons
Former Arlington track and field record-breaker Kailynn Gubbels is spending some of her summer teaching. The Iowa State education major is coaching back at home, too. The Cyclones heptathlete hosted …
Zam Driver Turned Writer: 2 more academic honors to write about
Some people refuse to let the 2023-2024 school year go. Just when I start to feel I've written my last word on it, your Blair Bears pick up two new honors from the Nebraska Coaches Association (NCA). …
Arlington Legion baseball team splits games
The Arlington Senior Legion baseball team went 1-1 in its two most recent games Sunday and Monday. The Post 71 Eagles first beat Oakland-Craig 4-2 first before a 4-3 loss at Battle Creek on Monday. …
An Arlington age 12 and younger squad celebrates a 2005 Nebraska Softball Association state title in Lexington.
Times Gone By: '05 Arlington 12U softball team takes state
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 …
Arlington Senior Legion third baseman Jackson Stosich, right, applies a tag to a Tekamah-Herman runner June 5 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The Eagles won the game, 8-0.
Arlington Senior Legion earns run-rule victory
The opportune Arlington Senior Legion baseball team earned an early lead June 5 before besting Tekamah-Herman by run rule at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The Post 71 Eagles jumped out to a 5-0 …
Youth swim teams start practice
The Blair and Arlington youth summer swim teams recently began their respective practices in preparation for the 2024 season. Both squads opened last week with meets still ahead. Blair coach Ayden …
Obituaries
Ruby C. Hagerbaumer, 79 years, of Arlington, Neb., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at her home. Ruby was born on May 21, 1945, to William and Sandra (Gladden) Lesline in Harrison County, …
Orvin Scheer was gently led by God's Hand on Sunday April 14, 2024, to live in Heaven with Jesus. Orvin started his amazing journey of life on Sept. 4, 1934, when he was born the first child of two …
Obituary: Gene Kent Holtorf, 78, of Linn, Kansas died on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at his residence. He was born on April 28, 1945 to Jerald and Ruth Holtorf in Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska. He was …
Karen Ann Hilgenkamp 88, of Arlington, Neb., died peacefully at her home with family by her side on April 8, 2024. She was born March 29, 1936, to William and Esther (Jensen) Mason in …
Gary L. Keiser 76 of Arlington, Neb., passed away Friday, March 29, 2024 at CHI Bergan Mercy in Omaha. He was born Dec. 20, 1947 in Omaha to LaVerne and Leone (Noel) Keiser. Gary grew up on a …
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