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Supervisors to Consider Fair Board Request

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Jeff Haselhuhn, Paul Davis and Jeff Halverson, all representing the Humboldt County Fair were on hand at Monday’s Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss their budget request for fiscal year 2019-2020. The fair board is hopeful for similar allotment to last year, in the amount of $25,000. …

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Basketball: Girls and Boys at South Central Calhoun Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat girls’ and boys’ basketball teams will both be back on the hardwood tonight as they travel to do battle with South Central Calhoun on the road. The girls’ losers of two straight will try to pull off a major upset of top-ranked South Central Calhoun, who …

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Prestage Pork Plant Set to Open in March

(KHBT)  — The brand new multi-million dollar Prestage Farms facility in Eagle Grove is set to open in March this spring, CEO Ron Prestage announced. The near three-year construction process is far enough along, according to Prestage, to open with a tentative date being March 4th. When the plant opens in March, there will be …

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Warm December Carries over to January

KHBT — The warm, mild temperatures from December have carried over into the first week and one-half of January and state climatologist Justin Glisan believes that will continue for the foreseeable future. Glisan mentioned that if precipitation does come for most of our listening area, it’ll most likely be in the form of rain over snow. …

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Girls Basketball: Cats Fall to Garrigan in Non-Conference Tilt

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Algona, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat girls’ basketball team dropped to 3-8 last night after suffering a 63-55 loss to Golden Bears of Bishop Garrigan last night. Humboldt trailed 11-3 after one quarter of play, but were able to claw within four at the break. Garrigan would outscore Humboldt by four again …

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Wrestling: Cats Take 4th in Atlantic Saturday, Busse Wins 150th Match

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Atlantic, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat wrestling team had three champions and placed 4th overall in a very talented and loaded field in Atlantic on Saturday. Humboldt’s three champions were Joel Osborn, Justin Jones and Joey Busse. Busse won his 150th match as a part of Saturday’s proceedings. Busse won his 100th …

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City Council to Hold Public Hearing on Sale of Land Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt City Council will hold their regularly scheduled meeting this evening and will hold a public hearing on the sale of a parcel of land. The council describes the land as: “BEGINNING 602.83’ SOUTH OF CENTER OF SECTION 36 THENCE EAST 33’ TO BEGINNING, THENCE SOUTH 220’ PAR …

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Busy Agenda for Humboldt County Board This Morning

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Dakota City, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will have plenty to discuss at their meeting this morning. The board has an action-packed agenda beginning with a fair board request for fiscal year 2019-20. The rest of the agenda looks as follows: 8:45 a.m. Ben Loots, County Engineer — Approve …

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Wrestling: Wildcats Back in Action for First Time in New Year

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat (14-1) wrestling tema will be back in action this time as they christen the new year, with a ranked dual versus Clear Lake High School. According to IHSAA rankings, the Wildcats are currently the #9 dual team in the state in 2A. The Lions, 9-5, are …

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Founder’s Event Tickets Remain On-Sale

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa —  Tickets remain on-sale for the 16th annual Humboldt County Memorial Hospital Foundation Founder’s Event. The event date is set for Saturday, January 19th, of 2019. It will take place at the Humboldt County Fairground Event Center. There will once again be two separate shows, with the first being at 3:00 …

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