Category Archive: Local News

Oct 23

Des Moines Charged after Distributing Meth in Area in 2017

(From the U.S. States Attorney’s Office) A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while possessing firearms was sentenced October 22, 2018, to 15 years in federal prison. Eric Humphrey, 33, from Des Moines, Iowa, received the prison term after a February 21, 2018, guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute …

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Oct 17

Less Than a Day for Suitable Field Work Last Week, USDA Says

USDA Crop Report (KHBT) — Rain and early snow showers limited Iowa farmers to just 0.8 day suitable for fieldwork during the week ending October 14, 2018, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. The cool wet weather kept farmers mostly out of the fields and as a result they were only able to harvest …

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Oct 17

No Injuries in Humboldt Two-Car Accident

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — No injuries were reported as a result of a two-vehicle accident that occurred last Friday, the Humboldt Police Department reports. The accident took place last Friday afternoon near 5th Avenue North and 12th Street North. According to the report, 19-year old Makayla Lange of Dakota City was struck in …

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Oct 16

Brush Pick-Up Week This Week

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — This week marks the beginning of brush pick-up week by the City of Humboldt.. All brush must be place curbside before the morning pick up. No hazardous material will be taken. For more information, you can contact Humboldt City Hall at 515-332-3435.  

Oct 16

Supervisors Come to Terms with Landowner On Tile Project

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Dakota City, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors came to a 50% cost share agreement with Humboldt County landowner Bob Lynch at their meeting on Monday. Lynch, who has acreage 1/2 mile south of Highway 3, near 220th Street. Drainage engineer Rick Hopper, who investigated the area, believes that part …

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Oct 15

Several Drainage Items before Supervisors Today

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss several different drainage options at their meeting this morning. Included on the agenda will be DD #4, DD #6, DD #33, and DD #2. The supervisors will also meet with county engineer Ben Loots to discuss several construction projects in the …

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Oct 15

Football: Humboldt’s Heroics Come Up Short

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The scoreboard might not have shown it. Nor the players reactions after the Mason Maach Field clock hit 0:00. But, make no mistake. Humboldt belongs with the best of the best in the district. The Wildcats fell last Friday, 27-24, to now district champion Carroll, but the game almost …

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Oct 11

New Humboldt Rec Center Taking Shape

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Recreation Center held an open house yesterday as several community members poured into the near 71,000 square foot complex. Humboldt Parks and Recreation Director Chris Shaner, who’s new office will be at the rec center, caught up with KHBT and provided many significant details on the project, …

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Oct 10

Wildcat Football In Control of Own Destiny as Playoffs Become Reality

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat football team has their sights set on beating Carroll this Friday, as they most certainly should. But as it stands today, the horizon may just be getting brighter and brighter. Humboldt, with a pair of wins in their final two games over Carroll and Perry, would …

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Oct 08

Final Day Tomorrow for HCMH Flu Clinic

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Today is the final day for the HCMH and Public Health Flu Immunization Clinic, as the group will be back in the HCMH Conference Room tomorrow afternoon. After making stops last week in Gilmore City, Bradgate, Bode, Ottosen, Livermore, Thor, Renwick and Hardy, the clinic will make one last …

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