February 2016

Thu
18
Feb

Humboldt wrestlers advance 3 into 2A district tournament

Humboldt's varsity wrestling team advanced three individuals into a Class 2A district meet in Webster City on Saturday, Feb. 13. Humboldt earned three spots in sectional tournament action held in Garner on Saturday, Feb. 6. The Wildcats' Joey Busse was the 132-pound champion while Trayton Harris (195) and Nate Kollmorgen (182) were runner-up at their respective weights. The top two placewinners at each weight advance.Humboldt finished third in the team scoring with 165 points. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows (256) and Webster City (234) finished first and second, respectively, to earn a spot in the regional dual tournament on Feb. 9.See full story, photos and results in this week's Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for full access to the print and/or digital edition of the Independent by clicking the link above to get started!

Thu
18
Feb

WBM/GCB wrestlers advance 2 in 1A wrestling

The West Bend-Mallard/Gilmore City-Bradgate wrestling team advanced two individuals onto district competition after competing in a Class 1A sectional tournament in Britt on Saturday (Feb. 6). The Wolverines, who finished seventh in the eight-team field of schools, qualified Nolan Grimm at 195 pounds and Juan Falcon at 182 pounds into the district meet in Manson on Feb. 13. The top two placewinners at each weight class on Saturday advance into the state tournament in Des Moines Feb. 18-20.See full story, photos and results in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today by clicking the link above to get started for full access to the print and/or digital edition of the Independent.

Thu
18
Feb

Lions pull away from Wildcat boys in final quarter, 85-71

Humboldt's varsity boys' basketball team battled Clear Lake for four quarters before falling, 85-71 Friday night (Feb. 5) in a North Central Conference game in Clear Lake. Thomas Orness scored 25 points and Drew Thomas made 14 to pace Humboldt's scoring. The loss dipped Humboldt's season record to 6-12 overall, 4-9 in the NCC.Humboldt will return home on Tuesday, Feb. 9, when they host Algona. Webster City visits Humboldt on Feb. 12. See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for full access to the print and/or digital edition of the Independent by clicking the link above today to get started.

Thu
18
Feb

Wildcat girls upended at Clear Lake, 37-34

Humboldt's varsity girls' basketball team traveled to Clear Lake Friday night (Feb. 5) and suffered a 37-34 loss to the Lions in North Central Conference play. Abby Zaugg scored 10 points to lead Humboldt's scoring. Humboldt, 12-7 overall, 9-4 in the NCC, will host Algona on Feb. 9 in another league contest.See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for full access to the print and/or digital edition of the Independent by clicking the link to get started!

Thu
18
Feb

MARY E. DEGROOTE

MARY E. DEGROOTE, 81, Humboldt, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice House, Fort Dodge. Those wishing to send online condolences can send them to masonlindhart@gmail.com and we will see that it gets to the family. Be sure to put the deceased’s name in the subject line.

Thu
18
Feb

Wildcat girls topple Webster City, boys fall

Humboldt's varsity girls and boys basketball teams split two games at Webster City Thursday night (Feb. 4) in North Central Conference play. The Wildcat girls pulled out a 50-39 victory over the Lynx while the Wildcat boys fell, 56-36. Humboldt's girls improve to 12-6 overall, 9-3 in the NCC. Humboldt's boys fall to 6-11 overall, 4-8 in the NCC.Humboldt returns to action on Friday night (Feb. 5) when they visit Clear Lake for another NCC matchup.See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today by clicking the link above to get started for full access to the print and/or digital edition of the Independent.

Thu
18
Feb

RICHARD A. NOONAN

RICHARD A. NOONAN, 94, Humboldt, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital. Those wishing to send online condolences can send them to masonlindhart@gmail.com and we will see that it gets to the family. Be sure to put the deceased’s name in the sub-ject line.

Thu
18
Feb

Humboldt girls in 60-48 victory over Garrigan

Humboldt's varsity girls' basketball team pushed their season record to 11-6 after they downed Algona Bishop Garrigan, 60-48 on Feb. 1 in the Humboldt gym. Humboldt will visit Webster City on Feb. 4 in a rescheduled contest from Feb. 2. The Wildcats visit Clear Lake on Feb. 5.See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe for full access to the Independent print and/or digital edition by clicking the link above today to get started!

Thu
18
Feb

FLOYD J. LYON

FLOYD J. LYON, 82, Humboldt, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at the Humboldt Care Center North. Those wishing to send online condolences can send them to masonlindhart@gmail.com and we will see that it gets to the family. Be sure to put the deceased’s name in the subject line.

Thu
18
Feb

COOK OF THE WEEK - TRAVIS JOHNSON

Travis Johnson consented to being our Cook of the Week from Bank Iowa this week but confessed that his favorite meal is really at any of the many great local restaurants right here in the Humboldt area. Sounds like Travis’s main interest just might not be cooking! Travis is a native of Britt and graduated from Buena Vista University. Travis is a universal loan officer specializing in agriculture, commercial and consumer lending. He is also Vice President at Bank Iowa. Travis has been at Bank Iowa since March of 2015. When asked what he liked best about working at Bank Iowa, Travis said, “The co-workers, meeting lots of great Humboldt people and a great atmosphere.” He went on to comment about the future of Bank Iowa and the Humboldt community. “I definitely see a progressive mind set in this area.

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