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Humboldt County Residents Have Until April 29th for Disaster Proclamation Submittals

KHBT — Last week Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a Disaster Proclamation for 21 Iowa counties including Humboldt County. This proclamation not only makes state resources and mutual aid available to local government entities, it also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program and the Disaster Case Management Program. The Individual Assistance Grant Program provides grants …

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Hawkeyes Earn At-Large Bid

KHBT —The University of Iowa men’s basketball team received an at-large berth to the 2019 Men’s Basketball Tournament, its 26th appearance in the tournament, including its fourth under head coach Fran McCaffery. Iowa (22-11) received a No. 10 seed and will play seventh-seeded Cincinnati (28-6) on Friday in Columbus, Ohio. The Hawkeyes and Cincinnati have …

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Iowa State to Face Ohio State on Friday in Tulsa

KHBT — For the seventh time in the last eight years, the Iowa State men’s basketball team will put on its dancing shoes. The Cyclones earned their 20th NCAA Tournament bid in school history this evening, as the 2019 NCAA Championship bracket was announced on CBS. The Cyclones are one of 15 teams in the nation to …

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National Weather Service Issues Flood Warnings

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Humboldt County until tomorrow morning. The NWS reported at 5:58 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding across portions of the warned area. Rapid snowmelt is also occurring and will add to the flooding. Some locations that will experience …

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Supervisors Adopt Animal Ordinance

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved the third reading and adopted Humboldt County Ordinance #69, at their meeting Monday. The ordinance revolves around animal control in the county and provides solid framework and structure on the county’s policy. The third reading and version of the ordinance did …

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Iowa’s Flood Season in Full Force

KHBT — It’s said April showers bring May flowers, but after Iowa’s snowiest February on record, March showers bring widespread flooding. Meteorologist Brooke Hagenhoff, at the National Weather Service, says there are flood watches and warnings all across the Iowa map and some roads are already barricaded off due to the high water after thunderstorms …

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Sand Bags Available Now

Humboldt, IA – Due to continues rain and snow melt the Humboldt County Emergency Management Agency which is comprised of representatives of each city in Humboldt County, The Board of Supervisors and the Sheriff’s office has decided to offer the citizens of Humboldt sandbagging supplies. The sand bags and sand pile will be available after …

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Girls Track: Cats Show Out Strongly in First Meet

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt girls’ track team performed well in the opening act of the 2019 Track and Field season. Humboldt welcomed in Gilbert, PAC and Webster City to the first indoor meet at the brand new Humboldt Rec Center. Team scores were not provided. Individual scores for top Humboldt finishers …

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Busse to Compete in War At West Gym

From: IAWrestle KHBT —  In addition to the announcement of the Blue Team and Red Team IAWrestle is pleased to announce our final two matches added to the card. Two more state champions from Class 2A enter the event as Eric Faught of Clear Lake and Joey Busse of Humboldt will take on challengers. Faught is …

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Girls Track: Humboldt in Action Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat girls’ track team will be in action for the first time in the 2019 season as they christen the competitive indoor schedule at the brand new Humboldt Rec Center. The Wildcats will welcome in Gilbert, Webster City and Pocahontas Area for proceedings this afternoon, with running …

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