Now Playing

 

 

home-of-the-hcmh-your-care-our-mission-show

Vitzthum to Sign with Grand View Today

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Humboldt senior running back Tyler Vitzhtum will sign with Grand View University to play football, he announced. Vitzthum, who helped Humboldt to a 4-5 record, ran for 720 yards this year to go along with three touchdowns. He also added 106 yards through the air. The 6’0 185-pound runner …

Read more

Iowa State Patrol Names New Chief

via Radio Iowa News KHBT —  A new leader for the Iowa State Patrol will be sworn in Friday. The Department of Public Safety Commissioner Stephan Bayens has seleced Captain Nathan Fulk to take over as the 17th Chief of the Iowa State Patrol. Fulk is a 22-year veteran of the patrol, who has most recently been …

Read more

HCDA Preparing for Workforce Workshop

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt County Development Association will be hosting  a Workforce Workshop next week at Gordy’s at Rustix. For those who have RSVP’d, the event will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a networking and registration, with the keynote address at 8:30 p.m. The address will be given by Claudia Schabel …

Read more

Sammy Hagar Named Shellabration Act in 2019

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Fort Dodge, Iowa — The 2019 headlining act of the Shellabration Concert has been announced per the Shellabration Official Facebook Page. This from the release: “We’re incredibly excited to announce Sammy Hagar & the Circle as headliner for Shellabration 2019. Sammy Hagar’s Full Circle Jam Tour, featuring Michael Anthony, Vic Johnson and …

Read more

Humboldt Man Sentenced in Attempted Murder Case

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — A Humboldt County man was sentenced this week for an April 2018 incident in Humboldt. Authorities say 35-year-old Nicholas Joseph Bradley of Humboldt and Vilma Cyreena Velasquez, 26 of Fort Dodge were accused of trying to murder Austin Dean. According to law enforcement officials, Dean was riding his bicycle …

Read more

School Board Odds and Ends

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Community School District Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting earlier this week. The board met Monday evening to discuss several agenda items. Items of note that were approved Monday: approval of the 2019-2020 School Calendar. On Wednesdays- for this school year, if a 2 Hour Late …

Read more

Kindgergarten Round Up On Horizon for Mease School

KHBT — The staff of Mease Elementary would like to extend a Round Up invitation to all children who will be five years old by September 15, 2019 and plan on attending Mease for the 2019-20 school year. Round Up will be held on Friday, March 1 st for all incoming students. Parents do not need to …

Read more

State Wrestling Notebook: Three Wildcats Podium, PAC’s Mielke Finishes 4th

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The 2019 IHSAA Wrestling State Tournament has come and  gone and it was a successful run for our area competitors. Here’s an “at a glance” look at how everyone fared this weekend in our state capitol. 106:  Humboldt — Cole Nelson, Jr. — Did not place PAC — Jacob …

Read more

Mady Lange Honored on All-NCC Team

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa —Humboldt junior forward Mady Lange has been named to the All-North Central Conference team, the conference announced the selections Monday. Lange was named a third-team member. Starting at the forward spot for the Wildcats for her second straight season, Lange led the team in scoring with 9.4 points per game …

Read more

Boys Basketball: Wildcats Look to Slay the Beast Tonight in Sergeant Bluff

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Sergeant Bluff, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat basketball (8-11) will have their work cut out for them tonight as they trek west to battle with #1 Sergeant Bluff-Luton (16-3) in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs. By virtue of losing 10 of their last 13, the Wildcats were saddled with …

Read more