Sam T. Jensen

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Humboldt Man Dead After Falling In Empty Grain Bin

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Per a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call was received by the Humboldt County Communication Center around 4pm on Monday about a man who had fallen into an empty grain bin. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call at 1674 …

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Ward 1 Humboldt City Council Special Election Is Today

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Today is the special election for the Ward 1 City Council seat. Citizens of Ward 1 can make their way down to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and are able to vote from 7am to 8pm. If an individual is trying to figure out if they live in …

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Humboldt County Supervisors Meeting 08/12/19

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The Humboldt County Supervisors gathered for their weekly meeting at the Humboldt County Courthouse. Public concerns included Superintendent Greg Darling coming before the board to discuss a reduction of speed along Wildcat Road where the speed limit in the county is 55mph before it turns in 25 …

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Public Safety Commission Meeting 08/12/19

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The Public Safety Commission met earlier this morning to discuss a few topics concerning the city. The first being an update on the tower project which has now installed angle iron supports. Murphy Tower Service is the company in charge of the project and the commission board …

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Democratic Candidates Try To Build Momentum At Wing Ding

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Clear Lake, IA — 22 Democratic Presidential Candidates took the stage in front of about 1200 Iowans over the weekend in the annual Wing Ding event in Clear Lake. Each candidate was given five minutes of stage time to speak to the crowd on hand. The next national debate is …

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Many Meetings Planned in Humboldt County

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt & Dakota City, IA — August’s city council meeting for Dakota City is set for Wednesday. Consent agenda includes the clerks report, minutes, and bills. Old and new business will be discussed in the communications segment of the meeting with the old business consisting of MSA Professional Services updates, …

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Humboldt Softball Gets Two On 2019 All-State Teams

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Humboldt softball featured two players on the final team of honorees for the 2019 season as juniors Ellie Jacobson and Carlie Thompson made All-State selections. Jacobson was selected to the first team which makes it three years in a row for the star pitcher for the Wildcats …

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New Cabins For Sheldon Park to Get First Funding

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Agenda for the next Humboldt County Supervisors meeting has been released featuring visits from T.C. Loving of Boone Valley Watershed Authority, Solutions Inc. and County Engineer Ben Loots. One important order of business is going to be the signing of required documents for a loan on the …

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Reward Being Offered For Information On Ft. Dodge Shooting

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Fort Dodge, IA — An update for the shots fired in Fort Dodge has been given by the Webster County Crime Stoppers and a reward has been posted for any lead to the catch the suspect in the amount of $500. This past Saturday close to 20 gunshots were fired …

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Rotary Club Gearing Up For 19th Annual Fly In

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The 19th annual Humboldt Rotary Club Fly in or Drive in is this weekend at the Humboldt Municipal Airport. The event is from 7am to noon with breakfast being served which includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, and drink. The breakfast is $7 for adults, $5 for kids 5-12 …

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