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Your #1 source for news and information for Humboldt and surrounding communities. Stay informed with daily news updates here, brought to you by Floral Creations.
  • Humboldt Business receives the SBA Person of the Year Award

    Yesterday was a big day in Humboldt, and specially for one small business in town. About one month ago, Deb Davis learned her business, Sister's Home Style Entree's had one the SBA's Person of the Year award for Iowa. Well yesterday, Governor Branstad along with a list of other dignitaries came to Humboldt to present the award to Deb herself. Listen to the audio for comments from Governor Branstad, as well as Pat Brown Dixon, SBA Regional Adminsitrator and Jayne Armstrong the District Director.

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  • New Coop announces 7 local scholarship winners

    Seven local students have been selected to receive a $2,000 NEW Cooperative scholarship to pursue their college education in an agriculture program. The scholarships are awarded by the new cooperative foundation to students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholastics and a strong desire to pursue a career in agriculture. This year’s local winners include:
    Matt Aden, son of Brent and Susie Aden from Pocahontas Area Community School Jacob Clark, son of David and Dawn Clark South Central Calhoun Taylor Hintch, daughter of Mark and Marsha Hintch Fort Dodge Senior High Brett Holtorf, son of Marlyn and Julie Holtorf Pocahontas Area Community School Jacob Lauver, son of Kevin and Linda Lauver, Southern Cal Tristan Seil, son of Randy and Shari Seil, South Central Calhoun Celeste Swanson, daughter of Stuart and Lori Swanson from Clarion-Goldfield Dows.

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  • Attempted Armed Robbery at Kum & Go

    Sunday night just before midnight the Humboldt PD were dispatched to the Kum and Go at 1212 8th street for a report of an attempted armed robbery. According to the report, a white male approximately 19-22 showed a gun and asked for all the money, the clerk said no and the subject left on foot heading north. At this time there are no arrests made in the incident. Anyone with any information is asked to please call the Humboldt PD. Read More

Local Sports

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  • Girls Track at Pocahontas

    The Girls were in Pocahontas for the Pokey Relays. The Wildcat Girls came away with a solid 3rd place 90 points behind Pocahontas, with 185 and Algona with 126 points. Read More
  • Boys track at Webster City Results

    The Wildcat Boys took part in the Webster City Lynx Relays, and came away with their THIRD consecutive meet victory! Team scoring Humboldt 106 clear lake 93 Pocahontas 89 Webster City 86 iowa Falls Alden 69 Eagle Grove 52 St Eds 40 NE Hamilton 23

    Event Champions Tyler McKibban -Discus Ryan Courtney in the 3200 4 x 800 Relay of Pederson, Rasmussen, Bruder, Collins Tony Nielsen in the 200 M dash 1600 m Medley Relay of Nielsen, Wickett, Thomas, Collins 4 x 400 Relay of Nielsen, Wickett, Thomas, Collins

    Runner up finishes Kenny Kuyper in the Shot Put Mason Wickett in the 400 m dash

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  • Girls Track at Hannover Relays

    I did get a chance to speak with Coach Clausen about the event, listen to the attached audio to hear his thoughts about the meet! Read More