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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Adopt-A-Seat Fundraiser Ongoing for Humota Theater

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- Last week the Humota Theater and several city leaders met and voted to maintain the Theatre and turn it into a 501c3 Non-Profit. The theater currently has working by-laws in place and are meeting as a board in the coming weeks to get the ...
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Swift Supervisors Meeting Expected this Morning

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors should have a rather quick meeting this morning, as they hold their regularly scheduled board meeting. The board will meet with Humboldt County Engineer Ben Loots for the application to work in the county right-of-way to Black Hills ...
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