Category Archive: Featured

Aug 16

VFW Loan Closet Approaches Next Week for HCMH

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — On Wednesday, August 29th from 1-4 p.m. at the VFW Loan closet (which is located by the Senior Center at 607 1st Avenue South) HCMH will be hosting a Loan Closet Drive. Patients of Humboldt County and the surrounding area are in disparate need of good, clean and safe: canes, walkers of …

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Aug 16

County Hears Concern on Oakdale Park

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors face a crossroads on what to do with Oakdale Park, a campground area two miles southeast of Renwick. The supervisors heard from John Dahlke on the matter. Dahlke told the board that Wright County came to Humboldt County Conservation in asking to close …

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Aug 16

Humboldt’s Dresser to Come to Fort Dodge for Pork Chop Dinner

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Former Humboldt great Kevin Dresser and his Iowa State Cyclone coaching staff will be heading up to the Humboldt area. Dresser will be holding a fundraiser pork chop dinner in Fort Dodge this weekend, with proceeds benefitting the Iowa State Regional Training Center. The Cyclone Regional Training Center is …

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Aug 16

Supervisors Talk Animal Shelter After Committing $2,500 To New Facility

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors as well as the City of Humboldt have each pledged $2,500 to a new animal shelter facility proposed near the Humboldt Industrial Park. The lot is owned by Jim and Judy Gronbach, both of Humboldt. This comes on the heels of both the …

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Aug 15

Humboldt Football Scrimmage Details Announced

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat Football team will finally be able to hit a team in a different colored jersey this Friday. The Wildcats will host the Lions of Clear Lake High School this Friday in a scrimmage, prior to opening their regular season schedule a week from then. The freshman …

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Aug 15

Latest Crop Report Shows Good News for Iowa Farmers

(KHBT) — The latest Iowa Department of Agriculture Crop Report shows a good yield is very possible very many Iowa farmers. The report is released by ag secretary Mike Naig. Seventy-three percent of the corn crop has reached the dough stage or beyond, 9 days ahead of the 5-year average. Corn dented was at 22 …

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Aug 15

Humboldt Schools Open House Next Week

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — It might be hard to fathom, but the new school year is right around the corner. The Humboldt Community School District will hold their open house next week Tuesday, August 21st beginning at 5:00 p.m. There will be no open house at the elementary schools due to the on-going …

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Aug 14

Humboldt’s Gidel, Orr Ranked in Preseason XC Rankings

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — A couple of familiar faces in the cross country landscape in Humboldt have been recognized for their ability in the preseason rankings. Junior Bryce Gidel and sophomore Quinton Orr were both inside the top-15 in their respective classes in the most recent Iowa Run, Jump, Throw rankings. Gidel is …

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Aug 14

Humboldt Pool Sets Date to Close

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Family Aquatic Center announced their closing date in a release via the social media platform Facebook. The pool stated that yesterday was their last weekday of operation for the summer, but will remain open for this weekend and next, with the last day of operation for the …

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Aug 14

Humboldt Police Department Announces New Hire

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The City of Humboldt as well as the Humboldt Police Department have announced the hiring of a new police officer, following the departure of Andrew Lane. Lane, hired last year, left for the Fort Dodge Police Department, city officials said. The city interviewed three candidates and eventually extended an …

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