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  • Humboldt County Leadership 2015

    Registrations are currently being accepted for Humboldt County Leadership 2015, a county-wide program designed to maximize the strengths and skills of current and future community leaders. Humboldt County Leadership 2015 will include 6 weekly training sessions focusing on topics that include understanding ourselves and others, dealing with controversy and conflict, leading effective meetings and directing change.
    The sessions will be held from 11:30 to 1 on six consecutive Wednesdays starting April 15th in Humboldt. The program is being sponsored by Humboldt County Extension and Humboldt County Development Association inc.
    Registration is $25 through April 7th, please sign up early to reserve your spot in the class. Registration forms may be picked up and returned to the Humboldt County Extension and outreach office at 727 Sumner Ave. For more information about the program please contact Jane Nolan Goeken, ISU Extension Community Development Specialist at or 712-240-2504 or Erin Pederson at or 515-332-2201

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  • Meals from the Heartland Recap

    The meals from the heartland food packing event was held last Friday and Saturday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Humboldt. I got a chance to sit down once again with Pastor Gene Broughton to find out just how it went. Listen to the Audio above to hear his comments! Read More
  • Humboldt Man trapped under own vehicle

    At approximately 4:30 pm Wednesday afternoon the Humboldt Law Enforcement Center received a 911 call from a man in distress. Michael Bohan of Humboldt had stopped his car just south of the Humboldt County Webster county border to change a flat tire on his car. In the process, the jack slipped and the car fell crushing his hand under the hub assembly. According to Sheriff Dean Kruger and the call logs, Bohan’s brother in law Dave Holst spotted Bohan’s car on the side of the road and Bohan himself trapped and called 911. Both the Humboldt fire and EMS responded, as did the Trinity regional ambulance. Rescue crews freed Bohan from under the vehicle and he was transported to Trinity Regional Medical Center. Reports also say Mr. Bohan was attempting to free his hand by using a pocket knife to cut his fingers off. As of yesterday, Mr. Bohan was in Iowa City receiving further treatment Read More

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  • Boys Basketball District Final Results

    The Humboldt boys basketball season ended last night in Fort Dodge at the hands of conference foe Webster City. The Lynx shot 13-23 from behind the 3 point line enroute to a 80-67 victory over the Wildcats. Senior Mason Meyers led all scorers with 37 points for the Lynx, which also helped him cross the 1000 point milestone for his career. Alec Fuhs scored 17 and Landon Daniels had 16 as well for the Lynx. The cats were paced by Senior Jaxon Heinz who scored 25, and Brady Ross chipped in 24. The Lynx now move on to the Substate finals to face Waverly Shell Rock on Monday night Read More
  • Boys Basketball

    The boys went to Webster City Monday and defeated the Iowa Falls-Alden Cadets 50-35. Jaxon Heinz paced the scoring for the Cats with 19, Thomas Orness scored 15, and Kenny Kuyper chipped in 11 to round out the double digit scorers. Here's what coach Mohling had to say about the win: Read More
  • Girls basketball Playoffs

    Saturday night saw the Humboldt girls basketball season come to a screeching halt as the Spencer Tigers won 67-58. The Cats were led by Avery Terwilliger’s 23 points, and Kessa Kuyper also chipped in 17 of her own in the loss. The Tigers were paced by Kelli Kramer’s 17 and Kelsey Rolfes’s 16. Here’s what Coach Mooney had to say about the loss: Read More