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For several years, Arlington Elementary students have had a late start on Friday mornings, while staff use the time in a professional learning community.
Each fall St. Paul's Lutheran School students and staff plan a Community Service Day to practice and encourage Christian service to others. 
Seventh- and eighth-graders from St. Paul's Lutheran School in Arlington helped Wendy Hilgenkamp and her daughter Hannah, fill and load gift bags at school Sept. 24.
Construction and renovations at Arlington Public Schools are progressing, according to representatives of DLR Group and Boyd Jones who shared updates with the APS Board of Education at their regular meeting Monday.
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Eagles qualify 2 XC teams for state meet
Members of the Arlington cross-country team will tell you that Michaela Curran's voice carries.But it wasn't just the coach's encouragement that pushed the Eagles to two team qualifications for the …
Eagles, Pioneers earn All-NCC softball honors
Six Arlington Eagles and six Fort Calhoun Pioneers were recognized recently with the release of the All-Nebraska Capitol Conference softball teams.The Eagles' Hailey Brenn and Cadie Robinson were …
High School Volleyball Roundup (Oct. 18, 2021)
Bears sweep Omaha Benson on roadFor the first time since 2013, the Blair High School volleyball team has eight wins during a single season.The Bears earned their noteworthy victory Thursday at Class …
Friday Football Update: FCHS improves to 6-2, while Eagles fall
After the Blair High School football team fell to Ralston on Thursday night, Fort Calhoun and Arlington split their Friday night games.The Pioneers routed Omaha Concordia 57-7 to improve to 6-2, …
7th-, 8th- and 9th-grade Football Photos
Junior high and freshman football teams from Fort Calhoun, Arlington and Blair competed in home games Tuesday evening. The junior high Pioneers played Logan View, the junior high Eagles faced West …
Friday Football Previews: Pioneers focus on reaching playoffs 7-2
The Fort Calhoun football team is 5-2.The Pioneers want to get to 7-2 before the end of the regular season, which is down to its final two dates. The first is 7 p.m. today at Omaha Concordia (0-7 …
Obituaries
Eldon "Al" Gnuse, 73, was born Jan. 24, 1948, to parents, Edward and Meta (Scheer) Gnuse and passed away Oct. 10, 2021, in Lincoln. Al was raised in Arlington with his 3 brothers. He graduated …
David L. Ladehoff, age 77, of Arlington, passed away, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at Nebraska Medical Center surrounded by his family. David was born July 27, 1944, at West Point to Rueben and Ella …
Jolynn Sue (Crawford Hasenauer) Reed, 68, of Arlington, passed away on Aug. 11, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in Omaha peacefully with her children by her side. She was born on July 3, 1953, in …
Ronnie D. Hilgenkamp, age 68, of Arlington, Nebraska passed away Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at his home. He was born May 2, 1953, in Fremont to Gilbert and Verna (Hoegermeyer) Hilgenkamp. He grew up at …
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 was …
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