Category Archive: Featured

Jan 15

Humboldt School District to Host Drug Awareness Seminar Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Community School District has teamed up with Community and Family Resources for a Drug Awareness and Prevention Seminar this evening. Open to the public, the event will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office will also help with the presentation …

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Jan 15

Wildcat Wrestling Goes 3-2 in Weekend Dual Tournament in Osage

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Osage, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat wrestling team — gearing up for conference this weekend — went 3-2 at the Osage duals Saturday. The Cats opened the day with a 45-34 win over the host Green Devils, then followed with a disappointing 63-6 loss to the hands of the Kasson-Mantorville Komets of …

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Jan 15

Final Readings or Irrigation Sewer Credits and Meters at Council Meeting Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt City Council will hold the final reading for Irrigation Meter Sewer Rental Credit and Portable Irrigation Meters at their meeting today. This third reading will then enact the ordinances into city code. Also in the ordinance part of tonight’s agenda, the city council will hold the second …

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Jan 15

City Council to Hold Public Hearing Today for 901 Taft Garage

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt City Council will hold a public hearing for the garage located at 901 Taft Street North. The house on the property had been taken over by the Habitat for Humanity which will begin construction on the house at a later time this spring. There had been some …

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Jan 10

Carlson Pours in 22 as Cats Surge for Non-Conference Win

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — As the old saying goes, “shoot to get hot, shoot to stay hot.”  That’s exactly what Wildcat junior Calvin Carlson did last night. Carlson pumped in 22 points, as the Humboldt Wildcat boys basketball team won their second game in as many tries — for the first time this …

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Jan 10

Mobile Food Pantry Comes to Humboldt Fairgrounds Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Food Bank of Iowa Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds, this evening. Doors will open for families at 3:30 p.m. and the pantry will begin serving at 4:30. The pantry will be at the fairground until 6:30 p.m. Humboldt County supervisor Bruce Reimers said …

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Jan 10

Winter Storm Watch in Effect for Listening Area

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com (KHBT) — The National Weather Service of Des Moines has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Humboldt County which is in effect until 6:00 p.m. Thursday. NWS Des Moines says most of our listening area could see blizzard-esque conditions which could make travel difficult especially, they say, during the Thursday morning commute. …

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Jan 09

Mild Temps Expected in Area Until Wednesday

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com (KHBT) — Following an early month cold spell, today (Tuesday) and Wednesday should provide some temporary relief for our listeners. Expected highs  in the Humboldt-Dakota City area for today and Wednesday are in the low-to-mid 40’s. That’s quite the significant change from the 25-30 below zero temps that plagued central …

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Jan 09

Supervisors Hear Funding Request for Humboldt County Housing

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Dakota City, Iowa — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors heard and will consider a funding request for the upcoming fiscal year from the Humboldt County Housing Development Corporation. The group, created in 1997, features community members who are tasked with addressing housing needs for Humboldt County. According to their …

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Jan 08

Wildcat Matmen Finish 3rd in Atlantic, Saturday

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Atlantic, Iowa — It was yet another strong outing for the Humboldt Wildcat wrestling program, something that has been a theme through this season. Joey Busse placed first, Hunter Egdorf and Justin Jones second, as the Wildcats took third as a team Saturday in the talented Dyer Tournament. In his championship round …

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