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City Renews Animal Control Contract

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt City Council announced the extension of Animal Control Officer Merri Hanson at their meeting on Monday. Hanson has held that title for about a year's time and has made some sweeping and significant changes to the position. She has spearheaded the movement ...
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Baseball Looks to Get Hot, Travels to Clear Lake Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt Wildcat baseball team (8-9) will look to continue their stretch of strong play tonight with a road date at Clear Lake. Humboldt has won two of their last three games including a thrilling, walk-off victory over Webster City last week. Clear Lake ...
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Crop Report Shows Rainy Conidtions, But Good Crop Progress in Iowa

(From the Iowa Department of Agriculture) (KHBT) --- Above normal temperatures were felt throughout Iowa with severe storms hampering fieldwork and causing some localized damage during the week ending June 17, 2018, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Statewide there were 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork. Activities for the week ...
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Hawkeyes Extend Community Day Ticket Offer to Humboldt

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Iowa Hawkeye football team has extended a unique opportunity to attend their home game versus UNI for Humboldt area citizens. Tickets for the contest will be discounted for Humboldt residents with significant savings being applied. Youth tickets are $25, adult tickets are $35 ...
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Hazardous Collections Mobile Unit Coming to Humboldt in August

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The City of Humboldt will likely be seeing the return of a mobile unit from the North Central Iowa Regional Solid Waste Agency in Fort Dodge later this summer. The plans were discussed at last night's Humboldt City Council meeting. Council-members met with Jessica Moffitt, ...
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Kiddie Cats Prepares for Open House, Volunteers Wanted This Saturday

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- Kiddie Cats Daycare and Learning Center is entering their final stages of completion. The daycare center is set to hold a public open house on Thursday, June 21st from 4-7 p.m. According to their official site, the opening date is June 25th. Their hours ...
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Semi Causes Damages to Overpass in Dakota City

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Dakota City, Iowa --- A semi truck damaged an overpass while attempting to navigate through Dakota City Saturday, says the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Roger Bennett says the truck driver, 37-year old Timothy Miller of Nevada, Missouri was driving his 13'6" trailer under a 12" overpass ...
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Loots: If It’s Closed, Don’t Take It

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- Humboldt County Engineer Ben Loots said it succintly: "If there's a road closure sign or if it's fenced off.. stay off the road."  The notion comes on the heels of several residents driving and physically removing road closure signs during road work construction in ...
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One Uninjured After Driving Through Road Closure in Humboldt County

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- A Fort Dodge woman escaped injury after rolling over her newly purchased truck while attempting to navigate through a road closure last week. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, 41-year old Anna Anderson of Fort Doge was traveling north on the road closure ...
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Humboldt Firefighter Charged With OWI

Humboldt, Iowa --- A Humboldt firefighter is in hot water stemming from an alcohol related incident last Wednesday in Humboldt. According to the criminal complaint filed with the Humboldt County Attorney's Office, 42-year old Jeffrey Feaster of Dakota City was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, his first offense ...
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