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LISTEN: Local Woman Helps Family In Crisis

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Altoona, Iowa --- A local woman helped save a child who had fallen ill last Saturday at Adventureland Amusement Park in Altoona. Listen below to find out who: https://soundcloud.com/bloena01/ceo-michelle-sleiter-helps-family-in-need ...
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Baseball, Softball at Home Tonight Versus Clear Lake

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa ---The Humboldt Wildcat baseball and softball teams will be back on their home diamonds tonight to take on rival Clear Lake. The softball team is currently ranked #2 in the state in Class 3A and are winners of nine of their last ten games, including a ...
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Chamber Still Taking 4th of July Parade Applications

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa ---The Humboldt-Dakota City Chamber of Commerce is still taking applications for entries in the annual 4th of July parade. The parade draws people in from over a 30-mile radius and has over 100 entries in the parade year in and year out. Applications must be ...
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Special City Council Meeting Held Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt City Council will host a special council meeting this afternoon. The council will discuss a resolution which would order the construction of Phase 3 of the Eagle Ridge addition in Humboldt. A public hearing will also be set tonight to review ...
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Fair Queen Coordinator Urges Applications

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com  Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt County Fair Queen competition is need of more contestants, says event coordinator Amber Harrison. Harrison explained that the competition has one lone entry right now and with the deadline looming Wednesday, time is ticking. "It's not a prerequisite to be in FFA ...
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Humboldt Arts Festival Tomorrow

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- Fort the 12th year in a row, local artisans will be filing in --- and filling up --- the Humboldt County Historical Museum for the Humboldt Area Arts Festival. The festival, which will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, will feature local ...
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DD #33 “Progressing Nicely” Board Says

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- After long and on-going discussion on DD #33, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors announced Monday that the re-laying of pipe in the district is going swimmingly. The initial problem was identified as elevation errors which caused the originally laid pipe to not match ...
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Supervisors Agree to Purchase New Mower

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors agreed to purchase a new tractor for Humboldt Secondary Roads at their meeting yesterday. The mower will be their third and will be used primarily snow-related concerns. County Engineer Paul Jacobson said they will use the mower to ...
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Humboldt-Dakota City Chamber Adds New Members

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- The Humboldt-Dakota City Chamber of Commerce has announced they have added seven new faces to their board for 2017-18. The announcement came from Chamber Director Jenna Mulford. The Chamber added Tim Neubauer, Bob Myott, Coriey Petersen, Denise Darling, Erin Smith, Deb Skeeters and Tonya ...
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City Will Not Make Changes to Firework Ordinance

By: Nathan Bloechl --- nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa --- Similar to the County Supervisors, the Humboldt City Council has decided to not make changes to it's firework ordinance, citing a wait-and-see method. "Obviously it was a really short turnaround from the state legislation to the 4th of July" said city administrator Travis Goedken ...
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