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Roast and Ride Launches Ernst Campaign

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Boone, Iowa — U.S. Senator Jodi Ernst (R-IA) will be running for reelection. Ernst announced her reelection campaign in a press release Tuesday. She will be kicking off her campaign at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone, Iowa as part of the Roast and ...
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Cadillac Strikes Deer

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — No injuries reported after a vehicle struck a deer on 270th Street in Humboldt. Thomas Dean Schmoker, 84, of Fort Dodge was travelling westbound on 270th Street when a deer ran onto the road. Schmoker was unable to avoid the collision ...
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Iowa Hemp Act to be Approved

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Hemp Act is likely to be approved this week, according to Senator Tim Kapucian (R-IA). The act will allow Iowa farmers to be able to grow industrial hemp. A bipartisan group of lawmakers have been working on this ...
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Historic Venue Seeks Photos, Memorabilia

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Arnolds Park, Iowa — Vintage music collectors, now is your chance to become a part of Iowa history. The historic Roof Garden Ballroom is encouraging Iowans to donate memorabilia "to help illustrate the storied history of the music venue." According to a press release ...
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Junk Clean-up on the Horizon

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — On Monday, the cities of Humboldt and Dakota City will have their junk clean-up day. For Humboldt residents, any appliances, television sets, or other electronics will need to have a sticker, which is available at Humboldt or Dakota City Hall. There is ...
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Pages and Pizza at Pasquale’s

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — This week, Pasquale's Pizza in Humboldt is hosting "Humboldt Reads," an event held by the Humboldt Public Library. This monthly attraction gives readers a chance to discuss literature and enjoy a dinner. This month's book is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. According to ...
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Iowa Places Second in Nation in Ag Sales

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com A new study released by the United States Department of Agriculture places Iowa second in the nation in agricultural sales. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) does an Ag Census every five years to compile a comprehensive source of data on farms and ranches ...
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Soundsations This Weekend at Humboldt High School

KHBT --- The Humboldt High School Music Department proudly presents Soundsations 2019, “Stars On Stage” on Saturday, April 13, at 7:00 P.M. in the R.W. Carlson Auditorium. Many fantastic acts will grace the stage of this year’s show. The show will feature twenty winning acts, all student led,  the High School Jazz Band, ...
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World Pork Expo Cancelled Over Swine Fever Concerns

KHBT ---  For only the second time in its history, the National Pork Producers Council has cancelled the World Pork Expo in Des Moines. Jim Monroe, the council’s communications director, said the decision to cancel the event scheduled for June 5-7, was made out of an abundance of caution. “We think the ...
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HCMH Women’s Health Night Out Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- HCMH and Humboldt County Public Health are proud to bring back 'Women's Health Night Out' tonight, Thursday, April 11th. In addition to the excellent line up of speakers HCMH says there will also be a wide variety of vendors, heavy appetizers, and an array ...
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