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An Omaha developer is eyeing land in Kennard. David Self of CRC Development, an Omaha-area housing contractor, wants to build duplexes at the north end of Linn Street.
Construction is underway at Arlington Public Schools on the northeast addition and classroom renovations. Andrew Beagle and Mark Laux with Boyd Jones joined the Arlington Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting on Monday.
A nice pair of earrings can compliment any outfit. They can range from huge hoops to a small stud. Incoming Arlington High School senior Kate Miller has started her own business — Pure and Rose — creating one-of-a-kind handmade earrings. She has made more than 250 pairs and counting.
Families put their judging skills to use for the 2021 Family Livestock Judging Contest at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Sunday. The event was virtual last year.
More than 42% of Washington County residents are fully vaccinated, according to information published on the Three Rivers Public Health Department's website. The percent of total population who …
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Arlington battles Arlington in Tri-County play
Teams in matching uniforms competed Monday evening at the Two Rivers Sports Complex in Arlington.The Maroon and White squads faced one … Read More
Zam Driver Turned Writer: A 2-pool kind of week
The Blair Summer Swim Team hosts its home meet 9 a.m. Saturday at the Blair Municipal Pool.I'll be there, snapping pics of Barracudas … Read More
Sports in brief (June 18, 2021)
Diamonds win district softball crownThe Blair Diamonds age 12 and younger softball team won its District 8 Tournament on Sunday at the … Read More
Times Gone By: AHS, FCHS baseball teams meet for the 1st time in 2011
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 … Read More
Post 71 Seniors improve to 7-5
After a 1-1 start last Saturday, the Arlington Senior Legion baseball closed out the Wakefield/Wayne Wood Bat Tourney on Sunday with … Read More
Obituaries
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 …
Our beloved Kent died at home at the age of 79 on November 3, 2020, following an extended illness with PSP, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. This relentless brain disease produces abnormal amounts of …
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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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As I peck away at my column I'm sipping coffee from one of my favorite mugs imprinted with the message, " let the adventure begin." I like the size, shape and feel of the mug and the reminder that …
You might think of summertime when youth are out of school as many days at the pool, nights at the ballpark and too many ice cream cones to count. Yes, these are all sure signs that summer has …
Llamas belong to the camel family (camelids) and are a domesticated animal native to the Andes Mountain range. They are closely related to the alpaca, guanaco and vicuna. The llama has been used …
After keeping us all on the edge of our seats in the hauntingly innovative “A Quiet Place” in 2016, the film is back for a second act in “A Quiet Place Part II.” In case …
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