Category: Local News

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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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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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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Middle School Concert to be Held Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Christmas cheer will be spread once again tonight as the Humboldt Middle School Chorus and Concert Band will hold their annual Christmas Concert.  Last week was the Elementary School concert, while next Monday will be the High School Concert.  The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. and admission is …

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Eagle Grove Man Arrested on Shots Fired Charges

Eagle Grove, Iowa — An Eagle Grove man is in custody following a report of shots being fired at Union Pacific Railroad bus, last Thursday morning in Eagle Grove.  Authorities say 38-year-old Jason Bouska fired shots at a bus owned by Union Pacific Railroad in Eagle Grove last Thursday near Railroad Avenue and SE 2nd Street.  …

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Humboldt City Council Approves Replacement of Hydrants

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt City Council approved the replacement of several area water valves and fire hydrants at their meeting Monday afternoon. The council awarded the contract and totaled the bid price, as well. Denver Underground, of Denver, Iowa was awarded the contract. Denver Underground has worked on several projects with …

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Eagle Grove Has Gas Leak Scare Yesterday

(From Eagle Grove City Hall) Eagle Grove, Iowa — Eagle Grove emergency crews were called to the area of North Hewitt and NW First Street shortly before 1:00 PM today after a fencing crew struck a gas line. Crews from MidAmerican Energy responded to the area and were able to stop the leak about 3:45PM. Residents in the area near the …

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