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Kelsey Upah, seed-to-table manager in the Gilmore City-Bradgate School District, is shown inside the newly-constructed greenhouse located south of the school in Gilmore City. Independent photo by Phil Monson.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
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By Phil Monson Spring arrived this week but inside the balmy, new greenhouse at Gilmore City-Bradgate Elementary School, spring has been in place since the middle of November. November is when the new greenhouse was completed on the school grounds, providing another boost for the school’s new... + continue reading

Jenna Mulford, director of the Humboldt-Dakota City Chamber of Commerce, is holding the Golden Egg that will be hidden somewhere in Humboldt and/or Dakota City. People can search for the eggs starting March 29 for a chance to win either the $300 Chamber Bucks grand prize or $50 prizes for finding the four smaller eggs. They will be hidden in Humboldt and Dakota City. Humboldt Independent photo.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The Humboldt-Dakota City Chamber of Commerce Golden Egg Hunt starts Wednesday, March 29, and will continue until April 7, unless the Golden Egg is found earlier. Whoever finds the Golden Egg will win $300 in Chamber Bucks, redeemable at any member of the Humboldt-Dakota City Chamber of... + continue reading

Jet Company manufactures side dump trailers that are used by the agriculture and construction industries. Scott Heider stands next to a pair of recently built trailers. Humboldt Independent photo.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
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A company that started on a farm in the 1950s continues to support the agriculture community with a variety of products. Jet Company was founded on a farm near Gilmore City in 1952, by Merle Heider. Today, Jet Company is operated by second and third generations of the Heider family. Jet... + continue reading

Sierra Vorland, who has been a deputy clerk in Humboldt for more than 8 years, will assume the duties as city clerk for Dakota City later this month. Read more about this story in this week's Humboldt Independent. Subscribe by clicking on the link at the top of the page.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Humboldt’s Sierra Vorland hopes to use her nearly 10 years experience in city administration to good use in her new position as the city clerk for Dakota City. Vorland began working for the city of Humboldt in May of 2007. She began as an administrative assistant at Humboldt City Hall... + continue reading

Area quilter Nancy Wiuff (left) made a beautiful and patriotic quilt for Bode’s Arlis Kinseth (right), which was presented last Thursday, just in time for Arlis’s 91st birthday on Sunday, March 12. The quilt was part of the Quilts of Valor project, a nationwide volunteer effort to honor veterans. Submitted photo by James Borlaug.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
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A Quilt of Valor, an honor of his military service and his longtime community service, was presented to Bode's Arlis Kinseth last week. Arlis is an Army combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He fought in France, Austria and Germany in World War II, and managed to avoid being... + continue reading

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