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Humboldt Education Association Proposes 2.15% Increase

Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Community School District Board of Education and the Humboldt Education Association met this Monday for a special session regarding salary proposals for the upcoming school year. Mr. Greg Wickett introduced the Humboldt Education Association’s negotiation proposal of 2.15% increase in base salary with language attached to their proposal. The Humboldt …

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Humboldt Community School District Discusses Sick Student Information

KHBT — The Humboldt Community School District issued an official statement via Facebook yesterday, detailing their student sickness policies. It was stated in the policy that there has been a high number of student illnesses this week. Here is the policies as presented yesterday: Keep your child home from school when they experience: 1) Vomiting …

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Iowa Land Values Down in 2019

KHBT — The land values survey released this week by the Iowa Chapter of the Realtors Land Institute shows a one-percent reduction in the average cropland values in the state. Spokesman Kyle Hansen says the change in value depends on which part of the state you are in. “We range anywhere form a 2.8% percent reduction …

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Green Mile a Success for HCMH

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt County Memorial Hospital would like to thank our 161 participants who attended and our sponsors who supported this amazing fundraising event! On Sunday the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital raised $1,775 for the Humboldt Rec Center to go towards the purchase of a New NuStep. The hospital is  grateful …

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Humboldt County Democrats to Hold Odd-Year Caucus

Humboldt, Iowa — Humboldt County Democrats will hold their “odd-year” caucus on Thursday, March 21 at Pasquale’s Pizza, 607 13th St North, Humboldt. Dutch treat supper begins at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. The purpose of the odd-year caucus is meet local Democrats, nominate committee persons to fill precinct vacancies, discuss …

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Humboldt County Residents Have Until April 29th for Disaster Proclamation Submittals

KHBT — Last week Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a Disaster Proclamation for 21 Iowa counties including Humboldt County. This proclamation not only makes state resources and mutual aid available to local government entities, it also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program and the Disaster Case Management Program. The Individual Assistance Grant Program provides grants …

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Hawkeyes Earn At-Large Bid

KHBT —The University of Iowa men’s basketball team received an at-large berth to the 2019 Men’s Basketball Tournament, its 26th appearance in the tournament, including its fourth under head coach Fran McCaffery. Iowa (22-11) received a No. 10 seed and will play seventh-seeded Cincinnati (28-6) on Friday in Columbus, Ohio. The Hawkeyes and Cincinnati have …

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Iowa State to Face Ohio State on Friday in Tulsa

KHBT — For the seventh time in the last eight years, the Iowa State men’s basketball team will put on its dancing shoes. The Cyclones earned their 20th NCAA Tournament bid in school history this evening, as the 2019 NCAA Championship bracket was announced on CBS. The Cyclones are one of 15 teams in the nation to …

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National Weather Service Issues Flood Warnings

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Humboldt County until tomorrow morning. The NWS reported at 5:58 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding across portions of the warned area. Rapid snowmelt is also occurring and will add to the flooding. Some locations that will experience …

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Supervisors Adopt Animal Ordinance

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved the third reading and adopted Humboldt County Ordinance #69, at their meeting Monday. The ordinance revolves around animal control in the county and provides solid framework and structure on the county’s policy. The third reading and version of the ordinance did …

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