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Council Approves to Back Kiddie Cats

Humboldt, Iowa – With Kiddie Cats Daycare looking for a commercial loan, the City Council approved a resolution that would allow the City to co-sign that loan. The Council approved the resolution 3-1, which sees the exposure to the city at $200,000 over the course of twenty years. City Administrator Travis Goedken said he believes …

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School Board Meeting Cancelled

Humboldt, Iowa – Tonight’s Humboldt Community School Board Meeting has been cancelled due to weather. It will be made up on Wednesday, January 18th at it’s regularly scheduled time.

Humboldt City Council to Meet Tonight

Humboldt, Iowa – The Humboldt City Council is set to meet tonight beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Council will look at the proposed backing of Kiddie Cats Daycare as well as the city sewer sanitary system. The full agenda is listed below. NEW BUSINESS Approval of the hiring of Christopher Shaner as Recreation Director. Discuss …

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Union Pacific, Humboldt County Reach Agreement

Humboldt, Iowa – The long awaited agreement between Union Pacific Railroads and Humboldt County has finally came. The emphasis of the project was on drainage blocking the undercarriage of the railroad, the county had originally sanctioned Union Pacific to pay about 13% of future repairs, with the rest going to the surrounding areas. That percentage …

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Sioux City Man Charged in Eagle Grove Arson Case

Eagle Grove, Iowa – A Sioux City man has been charged for the August 9th fire in Eagle Grove that injured nine. Officials say that 21-year-old Luis Huerta-Valadez pleaded guilty to arson Monday in Wright County District Court.  Huerta-Valadez was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Police say the fire started in the early morning …

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Humboldt Wrestling Back in Action Tomorrow

Humboldt, Iowa – The Humboldt Wildcat Wrestling team (15-3, 3-2 NCC) is back in action on the home mats tomorrow evening at Humboldt High School. It will be a conference varsity triangular with Hampton-Dumont and Iowa Falls-Alden. The Wildcats are coming off a fourth-place finish this passed weekend on the road at Atlantic High School. …

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Mobile Food Pantry Comes to Humboldt Wednesday

Humboldt, Iowa – The Food Bank of Iowa will bringing the Mobile Food Pantry to Humboldt tomorrow. The event which is free of charge, will take place at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds at the Food Court Event Center from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Anyone with questions can contact the Food Bank of Iowa at 515-564-0330.    

Boys Basketball Falls to Bishop Garrigan

Algona, Iowa – The Humboldt Wildcat Boys Basketball team (4-4) fell last evening in a non-conference road matchup, 87-57, to Algona Bishop Garrigan (6-3). The Wildcats were within single digits after the first quarter, but the Golden Bears used a second quarter run, to extend their lead to 43-32 at the break. Bishop Garrigan sophomore …

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Boys Basketball Back in Business Tonight

Humboldt, Iowa – The Humboldt Boys Basketball team, fresh off a thrilling 66-65 home win Friday versus Clarion-Goldfield-Dows is back on the hardwood tonight. Humboldt (4-3) travels north on Highway 169 to battle against Algona Bishop Garrigan (5-3), the game was moved up from its original date on January 30th. It’s the first game of …

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School Board to Host Work Session Tonight

Humboldt, Iowa – The Humboldt Community School District will host a work session this evening at the Humboldt Community School District Admin Office beginning at 4:45 p.m. tonight (Monday) The board will review various district-wide policies as well as tackle other district news. The full agenda is listed below: Call Meeting to Order Approval of …

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