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Roast and Ride Launches Ernst Campaign

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Boone, Iowa — U.S. Senator Jodi Ernst (R-IA) will be running for reelection. Ernst announced her reelection campaign in a press release Tuesday. She will be kicking off her campaign at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone, Iowa as part of the Roast and Ride event. Ernst said it …

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Cadillac Strikes Deer

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — No injuries reported after a vehicle struck a deer on 270th Street in Humboldt. Thomas Dean Schmoker, 84, of Fort Dodge was travelling westbound on 270th Street when a deer ran onto the road. Schmoker was unable to avoid the collision. According to a police report …

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Iowa Hemp Act to be Approved

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Hemp Act is likely to be approved this week, according to Senator Tim Kapucian (R-IA). The act will allow Iowa farmers to be able to grow industrial hemp. A bipartisan group of lawmakers have been working on this issue for three years. Kapucian …

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Historic Venue Seeks Photos, Memorabilia

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Arnolds Park, Iowa — Vintage music collectors, now is your chance to become a part of Iowa history. The historic Roof Garden Ballroom is encouraging Iowans to donate memorabilia “to help illustrate the storied history of the music venue.” According to a press release issued Monday, the park is …

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Junk Clean-up on the Horizon

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — On Monday, the cities of Humboldt and Dakota City will have their junk clean-up day. For Humboldt residents, any appliances, television sets, or other electronics will need to have a sticker, which is available at Humboldt or Dakota City Hall. There is a limit of one truckload …

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Pages and Pizza at Pasquale’s

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — This week, Pasquale’s Pizza in Humboldt is hosting “Humboldt Reads,” an event held by the Humboldt Public Library. This monthly attraction gives readers a chance to discuss literature and enjoy a dinner. This month’s book is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. According to the author, the book is …

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Iowa Places Second in Nation in Ag Sales

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com A new study released by the United States Department of Agriculture places Iowa second in the nation in agricultural sales. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) does an Ag Census every five years to compile a comprehensive source of data on farms and ranches in the United States. This …

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Girls Track: Cancelled at Ogden

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat girls track team will not be competing at Ogden today due to poor weather conditions, Humboldt AD Greg Thomas announced. Thomas did specify whether a make-up date is in the works or not. Humboldt is coming off a team title in Algona, earlier this week.

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Boys’ Soccer: Postponed Until Next Thursday

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Humboldt boys’ soccer will have to wait a week to battle with Fort Dodge. Poor weather conditions have made officials weary of playing tonight. The two sides have agreed to compete next Thursday at Humboldt. Match-time will be 5:00 p.m.

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Boys’ Track: Cancelled Today at Forest City

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Forest City, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat boys’ track team will now have the night off. With poor weather conditions all over the state, officials at Forest City have called off tonight’s meet at Waldorf College. There was no make-up immediately announced, if there will be one at all. Humboldt last competed …

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