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HPD Releases Fireworks Guidelines For 2019

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — With 4th of July fireworks stands popping up all over town, the Humboldt Police Department has released rules for the public on when and where a citizen can light off fireworks. All pyromaniacs can begin lighting up the skies on July 3rd from 10am until 10pm. Officially …

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Iowa State Senator Pushing For Bill Overturn

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Des Moines, IA — State Senator Joe Bolkcom is leading a charge in the Iowa Congress to override the medical marijuana bill that was vetoed by Governor Kim Reynolds back in May. House File 732 is a law if passed would allow an increase in the THC levels a patient …

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Building Dispute Lands County Assessor In Hot Water

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — JD Myers of Humboldt came before the Humboldt County Supervisors yesterday to bring a motion forward to begin a process to try to remove Linda Fallesen as Assessor of Humboldt County. Myers spoke to the supervisors for 10-15 minutes on a situation regarding a building he owns …

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Humboldt Woman Leaves Scene After Wreck

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Matthew Lenning, 29, of Humboldt was involved in an accident at the Casey’s General Store in Humboldt at around 1pm on Saturday. Lenning was pulling into the Casey’s from Highway 3 when a car backed into his truck from the parking lot. The driver was Sherry Weers, …

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Iowa Law Enforcement to Crack Down on Drunk Driving for 4th of July

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Des Moines, IA — A press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety is out to remind those driving during the Independence Day festivities to be safe on the roads. From national statistics from 2017, the July 4th holiday period saw 601 car crash fatalities across the country with …

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High Participation Makes Founders Golf Outing a Success

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Back on June 14th the Founders Golf Outing took place at Humboldt Country Club where 32 teams got out and competed for a cause which benefited the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital. Participation was up among sponsors to go along with the teams as there were 26 business …

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Cowboy Church to Benefit North Central AfterCare

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — North Central AfterCare has announced that the Cowboy Church worship service at Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt will be taking offerings from their Friday night service to raise funds for their prison re-entry group. North Central AfterCare is a local organization that helps integrate those recently …

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Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged For Iowa in May

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — The Iowa unemployment rate remained the same as it has for the past 11 months at 2.4%. May reported around 41,000 Iowans being unemployed which was an uptick from April. However, the number is countered with the fact that Iowa has had over 31,000 people enter the workforce …

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Ward 3 Council Member Stands By Nay Vote

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — Joel Goodell stood alone in voting nay in the decision to approve the downtown construction in Humboldt. However, Goodell was in good spirits when spoken to about the situation. He believes he was voicing concerns of some Humboldt citizens that weren’t totally on board with the project …

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Fireworks Are Back But So Are Burns

By: Jacob Sexton — jacobs@977thebolt.com Humboldt, IA — With 4th of July on the horizon, fireworks will be shooting off over the skies once again. However, this means burns and fire hazards for everyday citizens. Healthcare professionals all over the US brace for an influx of patients making their way to the emergency rooms during …

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