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Administration, Trustees, and Media Get First Look At HCMH

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Humboldt media was allowed a first look of the new additions to Humboldt County Memorial Hospital yesterday as operation in the parts of the new building is set to begin on Monday. Chief Nursing Officer Victor Bycroft headed the tour as he led patrons around the first …

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Humboldt County Supervisors Meeting 07/23/19

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The Humboldt County Supervisors met for their weekly meeting at the Humboldt County Courthouse yesterday morning. County Engineer Ben Loots came in to discuss the purchase of a new foreman truck for the Dakota City shop which would be a Chevrolet quad cab truck from Humboldt Motor …

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Gilmore City Woman Hits Deer On Highway 3

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Bonnie Frederiksen, 43, of Gilmore City was involved in a single car accident late Saturday night on Highway 3. Frederiksen was driving her 2016 Buick when we she hit a deer coming across the roadway at the intersection of Highway 3 and 220th St. The brown SUV …

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Two Car Accident In Hy-Vee Parking Lot

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — A two car wreck was reported around 3pm on Friday in the Hy-Vee parking lot. 67 year old Martin Brown of Bradgate and 90 year old Doris Vanhorn of Humboldt were involved as Officer David Jones responded to the accident. Brown told the officer that he was …

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Humboldt’s Bats Cool Late, End 2019 Season Against Webster City

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Slater, IA — Baseball season is officially over in Humboldt as the Wildcats fell in the 3A District 3 Semi-Final to Webster City 5-4 on Friday night. Humboldt jumped out to a hot start as they led 4-0 after 3 which featured a two RBI single in the second by …

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Two Car Wreck at Iowa Ave. and 170th St.

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Michael Blocker, 34, of Fenton was involved in a two car wreck at the intersection of Iowa Ave and 170th St with 19 year old Maja White Friday morning. Both vehicles were traveling east when Blocker went to make a right turn when White ran into the …

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Livermore Daze Completes Another Successful Year

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Livermore, IA — It was another successful Livermore Daze as hundreds made their way out to Livermore over the weekend for the 3 day festival. Friday night was highlighted with a concert by Standing Hampton and an activity filled Saturday that featured water fights by the fire department along with …

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Iowa Unemployment Rate The Same For 12 Straight Months

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Des Moines, IA — The Iowa unemployment rate stayed steady in June at 2.4% to make it now a full year that the number hasn’t changed. Workforce Development’s Donna Burkett says it’s a little surprising that the number change slightly as there was some job growth last month. 2,000 manufacturing …

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Applications Due Today To Enter City Council Race

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Applications are due today for anyone wanting to enter their name into the Humboldt City Council Ward 1 special election. Requirements for being able to officially file into the election that the name that is nominated needs 25 signatures from the public to be ratified and have …

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Humboldt County Supervisors Release Agenda For Next Meeting

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The Humboldt County Supervisors has released their agenda for their first meeting in 2 weeks. County Engineer Ben Loots will be on hand to talk about approval for the purchase of a foreman truck for the Dakota City shop and also change orders for the Manatt’s, Inc …

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