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Sydney Paul Benefit

There will be a benefit for Sydney Paul on Saturday, July 16 at the Thor Lutheran Church in Thor Iowa.  Sydney was recently diagnosed with     B-cell Leukemia.  She is the 4 year old daughter of Andy and Amanda Paul of Hardy Iowa.  Burgers, Brats, hot dogs, chips, baked beans, dessert and drinks will be served …

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Humboldt Baseball Gets Signature Win, Rallies to Beat Clear Lake

Down 2-0 heading into the 7th inning, the Humboldt Baseball team rallied for five hits, scored three runs, all with two outs to give themselves a 3-2 lead and seemingly, a victory. However, the Clear Lake Lions did not go down quietly in the bottom half. The Lions loaded the bases off of Chris Witzke …

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Softball Crushes Algona Bishop Garrigan, 10-0

The Humboldt Wildcat Softball team (21-2) used a four run fourth inning to propel themselves over the Algona Bishop Garrigan Golden Bears (18-5) 10-0 last night at home. Ellie Jacobson once again spun a gem in the circle working six innings allowing four hits while striking out three. Beth Duffield and Halie George each had …

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Softball, Baseball Defeat Bulldogs

The Humboldt Baseball and Softball teams swept their games yesterday versus Hampton-Dumont. Baseball won a continuation game 12-2 that propelled them to a 13-2 win in Game 2. Brady Shelgren, Mason Wickett and Chris Witzke teamed up on the mound to limit the Bulldog attack. With the pair of wins, Humboldt’s record stands at 12-6 …

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City Council Updates

The city council approved financing from three new projects within the city. They approved ideas for a new business park, will also purchase a new fire engine that will replace an original 1970 truck as well as replacing a storm sewer on Sumner Avenue. The council also agreed to expand their Historic Preservation Commission from …

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Softball, Baseball Cruise to Sweep Over Clarion

SOFTBALL The Humboldt High School Record Books will hardly be recognizable if the Humboldt Softball team continues it’s current winning streak. The Cats won their school record 18th consecutive game over the Clarion-Goldfield Dows Cowgirls yesterday 4-1 at Humboldt High School. Before the streak, the previous record was 15 games. The 2016 girls have broken …

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Humboldt County Supervisors Agree Plan for Forterra

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors met early Monday morning to discuss ongoing plans and renovations in the county. Monday the board approved a pay estimate deal with Forterra, formerly known as Cretex Concrete Products. Prior to striking a deal, the two sides were “off by tens of thousands of dollars.” However, Forterra finally came …

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Pocahontas Mayor Paints Statue, Celebrates 60 Year Anniversary

The statue of Pocahontas, which has stood now for 60 years in Pocahontas, needed some refurbishing. In stepped their Mayor Dick Gruber. Gruber decided that with the help of the city’s boom truck he would paint the statue himself. “It was one of those situations where I had been approached at how tacky our statue …

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Baseball Rides Trio, Crushes IFA

The three-headed monster of centerfielder Chris Witzke (Sr.), shortstop Devon Clark (Jr.) and pitcher Brady Shelgren (Sr.) once again proved too much to handle for teams that oppose this year’s version of the Humboldt Wildcat Baseball Team. Yesterday, Head Coach Jason Thurm got eleven hits from the trio in thirteen official plate appearances including two …

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100 Women Who Care Present Check to the Burgers’ Family

The group 100+ Women Who Care of Humboldt County presented their first donation to the Con Burgers Family last night. The donation was $12,300 to help the family with Con’s medical costs. Con suffered from acute pancreatitis, and passed away this week.  Reverend Alberta Irwin spoke on behalf of the family and said the family …

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