June 2018

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07
Jun

NORMAN W. ASWEGAN

NORMAN W. ASWEGAN, 64, Hardy, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at his home. 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
07
Jun

Wildcat girls blank Broncos, Cadets


Humboldt's Ashlyn Clark drives the ball for a base hit in recent high school softball. Independent photo.

No. 3 ranked Humboldt pushed their North Central Conference-leading record to 6-0 by blanking Iowa Falls-Alden, 12-0 in four innings on Friday night (June 8) in Humboldt. Carlie Thompson's RBI single scored the game-ending run with one out in the bottom of the fourth inning to power the Wildcats, now 13-0 overall on the season. Ellie Jacobson pitched a one-hitter for Humboldt.

The Wildcats moved to 12-0 overall Thursday night (June 7) by shutting out Belmond-Klemme, 13-0 at Belmond. Ashlyn Clark, Kyah Arnold, Rachel Darling and Ellie Jacobson each had two hits for Humboldt. Ellie Jacobson and Bae Arnold split the four-inning game from the pitching circle holding B-K to three hits.

Thu
07
Jun
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06
Jun

RUSSELL D. TRUAX

RUSSELL D. TRUAX, 90, of Osage, formerly of Humboldt, died Monday, June 4, 2018, at the I.O.O.F. Home in Mason City.

Wed
06
Jun

Sandy Loney wins primary election for Supervisor seat

In Tuesday’s contested Republican race for the District 2 Humboldt County Supervisor seat, Sandy Loney came out on top with 117 votes, according to unofficial results from the Humboldt County Auditor’s Office.
Following Loney was Todd George with 65 votes, Jim Crabtree with 40 votes and Brian Skow with 30 votes.
Loney will be on the ballot for the November election. No candidate filed for the Democratic nomination.
In other contested races, Humboldt County Republican voters selected Mike Naig for Secretary of Agriculture with Dan Zumbach next at 67 votes, Ray Gaesser with 56 votes and Chad Ingels with 38 votes.
In the Republican race for State Representative in District 10, Mike Sexton received 462 votes to 145 for Tom Hoefling.
In the Republican race for U.S. Representative for District 4, Steve King received 485 votes to 144 for Cyndi Hanson.

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06
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04
Jun

Humboldt baseball team upended by No. 7 Boone, 12-4


Hudson Gargano of Humboldt (right) slides toward second base last week in the Wildcats' home game with Clear Lake. Humboldt hosts No. 7 ranked Boone on Thursday, June 7. Independent photo.

The Humboldt baseball team slipped to 6-8 overall after they fell to No. 7 ranked Boone, 12-4 on June 7 in Humboldt.

Humboldt fell to 2-2 in conference play after falling 11-4 at Algona on June 6. Algona used a seven-run fifth inning to take commend of the game.

Humboldt evened its record at 6-6 overall on the season by drubbing the visiting Forest City Indians, 15-1 on June 5 in Humboldt. Reese DeWinter pitched five innings of four-hit ball to lead the Wildcats, who totaled 15 hits as Isaac Thurm, Jacob Thurm and Cade Witzke each had two hits for Humboldt.

WILDCATS 8, HAMPTON-DUMONT 1
Humboldt got back on the winning track Monday night (June 4) by stopping Hampton-Dumont, 8-1 in North Central Conference action in Humboldt. Cade Witzke earned the win pitching for Humboldt as he moved to 3-0 tossing a 2-hitter. Humboldt improved to 2-1 in the North Central Conference with the victory.

Sun
03
Jun

Eddie Doyle wins George Lee Memorial Golf Tournament


Eddie Doyle (right) of Fort Dodge won the George Lee Memorial Golf Tournament on June 2 at Humboldt Country Club. Tournament director Nate Mueller (left) made the presentation afterwards. Independent photo.

Eddie Doyle of Fort Dodge shot a 3-round total of 101 to win the 67th annual George Lee Memorial Golf Tournament at Humboldt Country Club on Saturday, June 2.

The 22-year-old shot rounds of 33-32-36 to claim his first title in the event. Jordan Morrow was runner-up with 106.

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