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LEC to Discuss Motorola Radio Equipment Tomorrow

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt Law Enforcement Center will hold continued discussion tomorrow on purchasing new radio equipment for the Humboldt Police and Sheriff's departments. The issue stems from a lightning strike that eroded their current system. Sheriff Dean Kruger explained the issue to the Humboldt County ...
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City to Discuss 2017 Roadway Maintenance Project Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- There will be a public hearing this evening for the Humboldt City Council, as they look to finalize plans, specifications as well as gather an engineer's estimate for the 2017 Roadway System Maintenance Project. The public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. this evening ...
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HCMH Board of Trustees Approves to Accept USDA Funding for Building Project

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt County Memorial Hospital announced Monday morning it's plan to expand it's facilities. The work has been on-going within hospital administration dating back to July of 2015. "We're very excited" Hosptial CEO Michelle Sleiter said. "There's a lot of work to do, a ...
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AUDIO:Darling Comments on School Threats, Safety in Humboldt

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- Humboldt Schools Superintendent Greg Darling talked with KHBT about how the recent school threats to area schools impact Humboldt. Just this week, nearby Algona, Clarion-Goldifeld-Dows and Eagle Grove Schools have all entered lock-downs based on threats received via social media ...
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Bank Iowa Food Drive Underway

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Bank Iowa "Pack the Pantry" Food Drive is now underway. The drive will help benefit the Humboldt County Food Pantry. Residents of the county are asked to donate unexpired and/or non-perishable foods as well as personal hygiene supplies. The donations will be accepted ...
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Boy, 16, Arrested in Relation to Algona School Threats

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- A boy was arrested Wednesday after making threats towards the Algona School District via social media, the Algona Police Department says. An unidentified 16-year old boy has been charged with Threat of Terrorism, a Class D Felony, for creating the threat on a social ...
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AUDIO: Flu Clinics Across Humboldt County This Week

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- Humboldt County Public Health, in conjunction with the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital are preparing for a busy week with flu immunizations. April Knight is with Humboldt County Public Health: ...
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Community Visioning to Meet Today

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt Community Visioning Program will meet today as they continue to hash out ideas of a downtown improvement plan. The city has been presented multiple concepts and ideas and has also acquired copious amounts of community feedback in the process. The program itself ...
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Algona Schools Closed Today Due to Threat, KLGA Reports

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Algona School District is closed today due to school threats, reports KHBT sister station KLGA of Algona. The threat against the district was made late last evening and local law enforcement officials were unable to determine the credibility of the threat prior to ...
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City To Work On Water Valves, Preventative Maintenance On Mind

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt City Council announced yesterday that SCE Inc. of Cherokee, Iowa to work on water valves within the city. City Administrator Travis Goedken explained that that having valves in "working condition" is huge to making sure that the city does not have large ...
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