The U.S. Highway 34 connection between Glenwood, Iowa, and Sarpy County in Nebraska reopened Friday afternoon as the region continues the recovery on its flood-damaged highways. The connection — and its link to Interstate 29 — have'... Read More

BLAIR - Honoring Our Fallen Heroes  By Governor Pete Ricketts  May 24, 201 Memorial Day is a great time for backyard barbecues and pool parties, but it has a much deeper significance.  It’s a day when we commemorate the brave men and women wh'... Read More

Warriors The NAIA National Track and Field Championships began yesterday in Gulf Shores, Alabama, and Midland University has two All-Americans after day one.  Nathan Houser took second in the hammer throw and Seth Sabata was seventh.  Houser and R'... Read More

In addition to the heavy rain and snow in northern Nebraska, much of South Dakota has seen rain and snow, too. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to increase releases from its dams to keep water moving along as runoff pours in. The c'... Read More

BLAIR Today is Omaha Gives, a concerted effort at fundraising for area non-profits.  Some of those groups in the Boomer Blair Listening area, include: Rosco’s Rescue Ranch, an equine rescue organization;  the Friends of the Jeanette Hunt Animal S'... Read More

BLAIR - 48 year old Johanna Benting of Fremont  is identified as the woman who died in yesterday morning’s crash in Saunders County at Nebraska Highway 92 at County Road 13.  Benting’s vehicle  crossed the center line and crashed head on into '... Read More

BLAIR - Wet weather will be stressing area waterways already running full.  The National Weather Service says minor flooding can be expected along the Missouri River from Little Sioux, Iowa into Missouri.  The Missouri River at Blair is currently a'... Read More

BLAIR - Irvington, Ponca and Bennington Fire and Rescue crews last night transported nine children experiencing breathing problems to area hospitals from a hotel at 103rd and Blair High Road.  An investigation by Omaha authorities did not turn up ha'... Read More

A woman from the Fremont area was killed in a Monday morning crash between Mead and Wahoo, the Saunders County sheriff said. The crash occurred about 6:50 a.m. on Nebraska Highway 92 at County Road 13, Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz said. Wit'... Read More

BLAIR  - Several area law enforcement agencies will be participating in the Grant funded “Click it or Ticket Campaign” for safe driving starting today.  The emphasis will be on seat belt usage.  The grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway sa'... Read More

BLAIR - Flood damaged parts of Dodge Street in Western Douglas County are expected to reopen late this afternoon according to a media release from the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Additionally, motorists  should also be aware that I-29  r'... Read More

BLAIR - Details of recently completed work, continuing investigation and potentially establishing a Restoration Advisory Board for the former Atlas D Missile Site near Missouri Valley is one of the discussion items for the Army Corps of Engineers dur'... Read More

BLAIR - Scam calls are being reported in the Boomer Blair Area. The Blair Area Chamber of Commerce says several businesses have received calls purporting to be from Omaha Public Power District and that electric will be shut off if immediate payment i'... Read More

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline for Nebraskans to apply for disaster assistance. Homeowners, renters and business owners in designated counties now have until June 19 to register for federal aid. '... Read More