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Girls Golf To Play in Humboldt Tonight, Was Scheduled to be at Emmetsburg

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Girls Golf team will get the benefit of playing their home course today as they will host Emmetsburg today in a JV/Varsity dual. Humboldt is fresh off a weekend victory over both Algona and Hampton-Dumont. The match was played at Veenker Golf Course in Ames. Tee-off tonight …

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Girls Track Set to Run at Home Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat girls’ track team is set to square off at home tonight as the spring weather begins to turn in their favor. Humboldt will host Algona, Estherville Lincoln Central, Hampton-Dumont, Pocahontas Area, Southeast Valley and Webster City. Of course, meets have been relatively hard to find this …

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Humboldt Native Honored Into Iowa Blues Hall of Fame

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Humboldt native Ardie Strutzenberg is now a member of the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame. The story was first reported in the Fort Dodge Messenger. According to his Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Profile, Strutzenberg has been a figure in the Iowa blues scene since 1969, where he started …

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More Answers for Animal Control Building Looming?

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Dakota City, Iowa — Another relatively major decision the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors have faced in the last couple of weeks was animal control — and where to place the new building. Today, answers could be in the cards as County Sheriff Dean Kruger will look to approve a building lease …

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Wind Turbine Ordinance Back on Agenda for Supervisors

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Dakota City, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will once again work through the county’s proposed Wind Turbine ordinance this morning at the Humboldt County Courthouse. County Attorney Jon Beaty will be on hand for the proceedings as well. Talks of the ordinance had relatively stalled before the supervisors triggering …

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Two Arrested Following “Kum-N-Go” Burglary

Humboldt, Iowa — A pair of Fort Dodge men are facing charges in Humboldt County following arrests made last week. Humboldt County Law enforcement officials say 25-year old Michael Graves and 29-year old Lucas Osborne, both of Fort Dodge were arrested and charged with 2nd degree Robbery, a Class C felony, and theft in the 4th …

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One Uninjured in Sunday Accident

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — One person is uninjured following a Sunday evening accident, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Humboldt Law Enforcement officials say 38-year old Jessica Fuller was westbound on Highway 3 near 220th Street and Iowa Avenue. Fuller attempted to turn north onto Iowa Avenue and lost control of the …

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Secondary Roads to Close C49

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Humboldt County Secondary Roads will now be closing County Road C49 from County Road P19 (Arizona Avenue), east to Highway 169 for a concrete paving project beginning Monday, April 23rd. The news comes from County Engineer Ben Loots. Loots asks patrons within that area to use the assigned detours …

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LISTEN: Windmill Ordinance Spins Forward

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Dakota City, Iowa — The on-going struggle for a direction on where the county wants to go in terms of their windmill ordinance is finally starting to take shape. Monday the supervisors introduced their first ordinance on windmills before several in attendance at the county courthouse. The debate — which has been …

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Supervisors to Discuss LEC/Fire Department Radios Today

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will be busy once again this week with a pair of meeting this afternoon. First, at 2:00 p.m., the supervisors will meet to discuss the brand new Motorola Radio Tower for the Humboldt Law Enforcement teams. The original tower was damaged due to …

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