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Humboldt City Council Meeting 08/19/19

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The Humboldt City Council members met with a full board on Monday night with newly added Matthew Dominick in attendance for his first meeting as the representative of Ward 1. The meeting started with the consent agenda with all approvals being passed which included a 5 day …

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Humboldt County Supervisors Meeting 08/19/19

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Dakota City, IA — The Humboldt County Supervisors met for their weekly meeting yesterday morning at the Humboldt County Courthouse. The supervisors convened as the Board of Canvassers to determine the official winner of the Ward 1 Humboldt City Council seat and Matthew Dominick was declared the majority vote getter. …

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Cyclones Follow Hawkeyes In Opening AP Poll

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Des Moines, IA — The Preseason AP Poll for the 2019 college football season was released yesterday and let the banter begin between Iowa and Iowa State fans as they sit right next to each other in the opening poll. Iowa sits one spot ahead of Iowa State at #20 …

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Fort Dodge Woman Flees Scene Of Wreck, Later Caught

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Around 5:30 on Saturday, Officer David Jones responded to a two car wreck at 5th Avenue South and 3rd Avenue South. Officer Jones met with 35 year old Michael Slaikeu of Humboldt per the police report who described the incident saying that he was northbound on 5th …

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Clive Man’s Coffee Trip Foiled By Wreck

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Earlier on Saturday at around 8 in the morning, Officer David Jones responded to a two car wreck at US 169 and 13th Street North. Jones observed the incident as a grey Chevy Cruze turned in front of a Black Dodge Magnum. The driver of the Chevy …

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Humboldt Cyclone Fans Show Strong Support At RTC Fundraiser

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — On Friday night, some may have seen the fire trucks parading towards the Humboldt County Fairgrounds as junior world champion and Iowa State wrestler David Carr was celebrated for his achievement. Many made their way out to support the Iowa State Regional Training Facility as Iowa State …

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Liguria Foods Catches Fire Over The Weekend

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Over the weekend Liguria Foods caught fire around 7pm on Saturday. The Humboldt Fire Department along with firefighters from Bode and Gilmore City were on the scene to bring the total to around 20 to respond to the fire. The first responders were to put the flames …

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Annual “Mulligan Stew” To Be Served On Wednesday

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com St. Joe, IA — Over in St. Joe, Iowa the Knights of Columbus are gearing up for their 63rd annual Mulligan Stew cookout on Wednesday. Over 500 gallons of the famous Mulligan Stew will be brewed up for patrons to enjoy at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joe. Other …

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Progress Coming Along For Downtown Project

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The Humboldt Downtown Project is slowly making its way along the northeast side of Sumner Avenue. City Administrator Travis Geodken gave an update saying that they are hoping construction can move to the southern side of the block in the next couple of days. The first block …

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City Website Receives Update, New Format

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — If you are a citizen of Humboldt and have paid a utility bill through the city website you may have noticed a recent change. cityofhumboldt.org has received a face lift with the city trying for a more user friendly approach to those checking for information on the …

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