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Wildcats drop Football Season Opener

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa — Youth in varsity athletics is an interesting dichotomy. On one hand you have promise for the future, players to mold into the building blocks coaches believe they can be. On the other hand, you have growing pains—and lots of them. The latter was on display last Friday night in Webster City …

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Farmers Market Returns to Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Iowa — The Summerfest on Sumner Avenue continues this Saturday, for the Mini Farm Day. There will be activities for kids, adults and everyone in between. Farmers Market Director Sherri Myers has been pleased with the 2016 Farmers Market season, “The community [makes it a success], we really run it on no money at …

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Board of Supervisors Reaches Settlement Agreement with Union Pacific Railroad

HUMBOLDT, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors reached a $30,000 settlement agreement with Union Pacific Railroad earlier, after the railroad company filed suit against the board for an appeal of Drainage District #114 in 2013 and 2015 and a reclassification in 2015. When the county approved improvement plans for drainage tiling to placed …

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Dakota City Council Meeting 8-10

At the Dakota City Council Meeting last night, a date and time were set for the Community Development Block Grant. This grant would be to assist with improvements to the City’s drinking water system. Dakota City requires a new we’ll be drilled and are applying to help reduce direct cost of the improvements. The meeting …

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New City Park

A new park will be built in Humboldt at 2000 Eagle Ridge Lane. An informal informational meeting was held last night at the site to take suggestions and talk about the park. Travis Goedken, City Administrator, explained the reason for the site choice is because there are no city parks on the West side of …

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Kiddie Cats Fundraiser

A fundraiser is being held this Saturday August 13th for the Kiddie Cats Childcare and Learning Center. A vendor fair will be held from 9 am to 2 pm at the Humboldt Middle School. A dinner and show will follow. Dinner will be provided by Vinny’s BBQ of Dakota City and Susie McEntire, a Christian …

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Wine Walk

Taste of History Wine Walk

A Taste of History Wine Walk will be held on September 17th from 11 am to 3 pm. This event takes the history from the Humboldt County Historical Museum and combines it with wine and other spirits. Wineries that will be present include local favorites like the Train Wreck Winery, Soldier Creek Winery, and River …

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Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map

Did you know that businesses that have complete business information online are twice as likely to be considered by reputable customers? That’s why there will be a workshop with Google at Corn Belt Power Co-op next Tuesday August 16th. It’s called “Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map” and is aimed at helping you and …

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New Park Coming to Humboldt

The City is adding a new park at 2000 Eagle Ridge Drive, and the city would like community suggestions on the site plan.  The meeting is at the park site on Wednesday, August 10 at 5 PM.

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BBQ For Law Enforcement

Let’s celebrate and recognize everyone who works at the Humboldt County Law Enforcement Center. A BBQ is being planned for this Saturday August 13th from 4 to 6 pm. This grill out will be just behind the Law Enforcement Center for the employees and their families. If you would like to join or want more …

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