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Wrestling: Humboldt Back in Action Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat wrestling team will be back in action this evening at Humboldt High School as they will host two NCC teams and Pocahontas beginning 5:30 p.m. Humboldt will welcome in Hampton-Dumont and Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, as well. Tonight’s schedule is as follows: Round 1 Humboldt vs. H-D/Cal Poky vs. …

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Boil Advisory Still in Effect for Dakota City

Dakota City, Iowa — A  boil advisory has been issued by the City of Dakota City and the Iowa DNR following the malfunction of the treatment equipment at the Dakota City Water Treatment Plant. Due to equipment failure, the chlorine used for disinfection has fallen below the recommended levels. There has been no loss of pressure. The City …

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Board Approves Camera Security Upgrades

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Security upgrades will be coming to the Humboldt County Courthouse. Monday, the board signed a quote with Electronic Specialties of Algona, for north of $28,000 for camera upgrades as apart of their security overhaul. Supervisor Erik Underberg made the motion for chairman Bruce Reimers to accept and sign the …

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Girls Basketball: H-D Overwhelms Humboldt as Cats Fall Big

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Hampton, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat girls’ basketball team fell to 2-4 and 0-3 in the North Central Conference following a 65-29 loss last night at Hampton-Dumont. The Bulldogs used a 24-4 second quarter run to pull away from Humboldt after the Cats kept it close after the first. Hampton’s defensive pressure …

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Highway 3 Bridge Re-Opened!

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Highway 3 Bridge east of Humboldt is now open, the city of Humboldt announced via social media yesterday. The bridge has been closed since March of this year, and was expected to re-open by the end of October. Of course, mother nature hardly every obliges, pushing the re-open date …

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Rolfe Man Charged in Monday Pursuit

Humboldt, Iowa — On Monday December 12, 2018 at approximately 11:12 P.M. Officer Andrew Shillington of the Humboldt Police Department attempted to stop a blue Chevy Astro van for a traffic violation on Gotch Park Road. The driver failed to stopped and fled at a high rate of speed into Dakota City. Officer Brad Thiele joined …

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Girls Basketball: Arnold’s 14 Lifts Humboldt to Monday Win

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Sophomore guard Bae Arnold had 14 points, including two threes as the Humboldt Wildcat girls’ basketball team secured a 51-38 win over Eagle Grove, Monday night.  Humboldt used a 23-7 4th quarter run to overcome a 3-point 4th quarter deficit.  The win snapped the Wildcats three game losing …

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Boys Basketball: Wildcats Roll to Second Straight Win

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Eagle Grove, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat boys’ basketball team won their second straight and improved to 3-1 on the season after defeating Eagle Grove 80-15 last night in Eagle Grove.  The Wildcats jumped out to a 22-6 lead in the first quarter and surged to a 51-12 half-time lead.  Eagle …

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100 Women Who Care to Meet Tomorrow

Humboldt, Iowa — The 100+ Women Who Care group of Humboldt will be hosting their fourth of four quarterly meetings tomorrow evening.  The event — as all of the others — will be held at Gordy’s at Rustix in downtown Humboldt.  Tomorrow’s meeting will benefit that of a family, as the group as alternated donating to …

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Humboldt Women Charged in Iowa City

Iowa City — A Humboldt women is facing charges in Iowa City following an arrest last Friday morning.  Authorities say Mckinsey Sue Gonder, 36, of Humboldt was charged with including assault on persons in certain occupations, interference with official acts, public intoxication, disorderly conduct – abusive epithet/threatening gesture, open container in public place and possession of …

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