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Humboldt firefighters battle hot, gusty winds to control a shed fire on 5th Street North in Dakota City late Thursday afternoon. One Dakota City man was sent to the hospital with undisclosed possible injuries. Humboldt Independent photo by Kent Thompson.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Car backfire ignites D.C. shed Dakota City barber injured By Kent Thompson The calm of a warm late summer afternoon came to an abrupt end Thursday when Humboldt County emergency personnel were dispatched to a fire in Dakota City. The fire broke out in a 24-foot by 30-foot storage shed on... + continue reading

Seiler Appliance, 410 Sumner Ave., Humboldt, will be having a grand re-opening celebration Wednesday, Sept. 27. Read about it in this week's Humboldt Independent.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Out of the ashes of a devastating fire arose a new, modern appliance store. Fire ravaged Seiler Appliance on the evening of May 17, 2016. Owner Russ Seiler and employees Travis Grebner, Deb Ruberg and David Seiler didn’t miss a beat though, opening for business the next day in a storage... + continue reading

Funds are being raised to replace the show ring at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds shown in this file photo. The show ring was built in the 1960s. Independent file photo.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Several generations of families have shown livestock in the show ring at the Humboldt County Fair. The show ring, which dates back to the 1960s, needs to be replaced and the Humboldt County Fair Board is seeking donations to help fund the $90,000 project. “We had planned to replace the... + continue reading

The Joe Behounek family is shown here inside the dining room area of their new home. Joe and Carissa are pictured with their daughter Liella. The couple has spent most all of their time not at work working on their new home during the past four years. Read about it and more in this week's Humboldt Independent. Subscribe by clicking on the link at the top of the page. Humboldt Independent photo by Phil Monson.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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In this week's edition of the Humboldt Independent, read about how Humboldt County residents approached designing, decorating and living in their new homes. The Humboldt Independent's annual Home Edition not only features articles and photos of many new homes in the area, it is loaded with useful... + continue reading

Wheelchair races were part of this year's Cy-Hawk Rivalry on Sumner event, which went off without a hitch last Thursday in downtown Humboldt. See more photos from the event in this week's Humboldt Independent and online at www.humboldtnews.com.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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By Kent Thompson The Humboldt City Council was caught in a “Catch 22” position in regard to a city ordinance during its meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 5. The Council approved on second reading an ordinance amending Chapter 160 of City Code, pertaining to flood plain regulations. The Federal... + continue reading

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