April 2018

Mon
30
Apr

MARGENE M. DUFFY

MARGENE M. DUFFY, 55, Shoreview, MN, formerly of St. Joe, died unexpectedly Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Sun
29
Apr

HHS girls 2nd in golf meets


Frances Carlson of Humboldt watches a drive during varsity competition. Independent photo.

The Humboldt varsity girls' golf team finished second in a pair of meets over the weekend.

Humboldt was runner-up to Clear Lake in a three-team meet at Clear Lake on Friday, April 27. The Wildcats were also second in an eight team meet in Clarion on April 28. Clear Lake also edged Humboldt in Saturday's meet, 393-404. Frances Carlson shot a 91 to finish third overall in leading Humboldt. Kelly Boleyn was fourth with a 93.

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Sun
29
Apr

Humboldt track teams win titles at Eagle Grove


Wildcat freshman hurdler Jori Hajek competing in the Humboldt Relays last week. Independent photo.

The Humboldt High School girl/boy track teams kept up their winning ways by taking first in the team scoring of the Eagle Grove Relays on Saturday, April 28.

The Wildcat girls were paced by Bryce Gidel, who won both the 1,500 (5:15.51) and 3,000 (10:45.35) meters races. Lily Groat won the 200 meters (29.25), Gabby Kent won the 800 (2:34.83), Jori Hajek won the 100 meter hurdles (17.16) and Trinity Helmer took the high jump (4-10). Humboldt also won the 4x200, 4x400, sprint medley and distance medley relay races.

The Humboldt boys won seven individual events to finish first. Tyler Vitzthum won the 200 meters (24.94), Denny Pederson won the 400 meters (50.92), Noah Helmer won the 800 meters (2:13.09), Joseph Kunert won the 1,600 meters (4:50.18), Quinton Orr won the 3,200 meters (10:02.33), Sawyer Savery won the 400 meter hurdles (59.62) and Matt Miller won the long jump (19-6). Humboldt also won the 4x100 and sprint medley relays.

Fri
27
Apr

BETTY J. JANSSEN

BETTY J. JANSSEN, 92, Bode, died Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Long Term Care Unit of 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 subject line.

Fri
27
Apr

Wildcat soccer teams post shutout victories


Alvaro Lopez of Humboldt controls the ball ahead of a Mason City defender in recent varsity soccer action for the Wildcats. Independent photo.

The Humboldt High girls' and boys' soccer teams picked up a pair of shutout victories on April 26.

The Humboldt boys improved to 2-3 on the season with a 2-0 shutout victory over Mason City in Humboldt. The Humboldt girls blanked Garner-Hayfield/Ventura, 1-0 the same night in Garner.

See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper.

Fri
27
Apr

Humboldt boys 1st, girls 2nd in Storm Lake Relays


Humboldt's Quinton Orr (front) and Joseph Kunert have been dominant in the distance races for the Wildcat boys' track team this season. Independent photo.

Humboldt's boys claimed the team title while the Wildcat girls were runners-up in the Storm Lake Invitational Track and Field meet held on April 26 in Storm Lake.

The Wildcat girls won the shuttle hurdle relay in 1:13.00 and were second and third in numerous other events. The Humboldt boys won nine events and won the team title by 60 points over the runner-up finisher.

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Thu
26
Apr

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