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Progress Coming Along For Downtown Project

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The Humboldt Downtown Project is slowly making its way along the northeast side of Sumner Avenue. City Administrator Travis Geodken gave an update saying that they are hoping construction can move to the southern side of the block in the next couple of days. The first block …

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City Website Receives Update, New Format

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — If you are a citizen of Humboldt and have paid a utility bill through the city website you may have noticed a recent change. cityofhumboldt.org has received a face lift with the city trying for a more user friendly approach to those checking for information on the …

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County Supervisors to Make City Council Election Official

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The agenda for the next Humboldt County Supervisors meeting has been released and it features the members convening as the Board of Canvassers to approve the winning candidate for the Humboldt City Council Seat. Matt Dominick unofficially won the majority of the vote in the special election …

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Humboldt Baseball Earns Plethora Of Postseason Honors

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Humboldt baseball racked up a few honors with players being named to the 2019 All-District and All-Conference teams. Starting with All-Conference, Humboldt had eight selections with three receiving first team honors. Seniors Joey Busse and Owen Newton and Junior Jacob Thurm got the first team nod with …

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Dakota City City Council Meeting 08/14/19

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Dakota City, IA — Members of the Dakota City City Council met for their monthly meeting last night to discuss a few topics. The biggest being discussion was over the Water Treatment Plant Upgrade Project which is in the closing stages before going underway. The engineering estimate for the project …

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Rock ‘N’ Picnic Coming Soon To Sheldon Park

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The 11th annual Rock ‘N’ Picnic is right around the corner as the event is set to take place on September 1st at Sheldon Park. This event will be free to the public, but will be taking free will donations as it is a non-profit event. This …

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Unofficial Results: Dominick New Ward 1 City Council Member

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Results are in for the voting of the Ward 1 Humboldt City Council seat and unofficially Matt Dominick will be the new man in the position. A total of 156 ballots were cast out of 1144 registered voters in  Ward 1 with 111 going to Dominick. 45 …

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Gilmore City Man OK After Rolling Car In Ditch

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Charles Rakestraw, 48, of Gilmore City was involved in a single car accident around 12:30pm on Sunday at P19 and Arizona Avenue. Officer Andrew Shillington was on the scene and described in the police report that Rakestraw was traveling southbound on Arizona Avenue when the tread from …

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KHBT’s Kathi Kolar Selected To Prestigious Group Of Broadcast Leaders

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Riverfront Broadcasting would like to congratulate KHBT General Manger, Kathi Kolar, for being accepted into the Broadcast Leadership Training program conducted by the National Association of Broadcasters. The Broadcast Leadership Training program was created to enable talented senior level broadcast executives who aspire to advance as group …

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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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