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Identities Released in Costco Chicken Plant Accident

BLAIR - Fremont police have identified the 56 year old man who died in a fall at the Costco Chicken Processing Plant under construction in Fremont.  56 year old Melvin E. Balaban of Crete, NE was pronounced dead at the scene yesterday.  Injured was 26 year old Caleb M. Sabatka of Beatrice.  That accident is still under investigation....

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Flood notes: Low-interest loans available to Nebraskans making energy-efficient improvements

The Nebraska Energy Office, in conjunction with lending institutions in Nebraska, has begun providing assistance to those affected by fl...

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Blair Service Club Receives International Attention for Flood Relief Efforts

BLAIR - Members of the Blair Lions Club, a service organization, have been recognized by their International leadership.  Bob and Marilyn E...

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Omaha Police Helicopter Damaged in Emergency Landing

BLAIR - Omaha Police Department’s Able One helicopter was damaged this morning during an emergency landing in a field near the North Omaha...

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Missouri Valley City Council Discusses Flood Recovery

BLAIR - The Missouri Valley City Council tonight will formalize an embargo on flood stricken streets that will put a weight restriction of t...

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Flood updates: Red Cross closes last of Nebraska, Iowa flood shelters

Red Cross closes last of shelters The American Red Cross of Nebraska and Southwest Iowa has closed the last of 30 shelters it opene...

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Weather Spotter Training in Washington County

BLAIR - The Washington County Emergency Management Office is having a Weather Spotter Training Class a week from today, April 22nd at the Bl...

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Shoplifters using U-Haul Van according to Washington County Sheriff's Report

BLAIR - Shoplifters in a U-Haul van were pursued by Washington County deputies Saturday until the suspects entered Douglas county.  Other i...

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Water Treatment Plant in Arlington to be Sold

BLAIR - The sale of the former Arlington Water Treatment Plant and maintenance building has been changed – that sale now moved to May 9th ...

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FEMA Adjusts Disaster Recovery Assistance Sites

BLAIR - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is closing the temporary Washington County Disaster Recovery Center at Arlington today, a ne...

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