previous pauseresume next

This is an Iowa DOT snowplow, but Humboldt County Secondary Roads workers say they are often clearing county roads before Highway 169 gets cleared of snow. Snow removal operations and start and end times were a matter of discussion Monday during the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting. Submitted photo.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Posted by admin
Reader's rate:
0
By KENT THOMPSON Up well before the break of day, Humboldt County’s secondary road workers clean roads and move snow long before most people have had their first cup of coffee. So, would there be any benefit for county road crews to be out any earlier? That was the point of discussion... + continue reading

Following the downtown lighted parade last Saturday was the lighting of the community Christmas tree in Parley Finch Plaza. With the Humboldt/Dakota City Chamber disbanding at the end of the year, some people are wondering who will take over some Chamber duties. To discuss, attend a community open house Wednesday, Dec. 18, 4-7 p.m. at the Humboldt Community Seniors Center, 607 1st Avenue South. Short presentations will be at 4 and 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Posted by admin
Reader's rate:
0
By KENT THOMPSON Humboldt City Administrator Travis Goedken announced that the city will be hosting a community open house from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the Humboldt Community Center (Senior Citizens building), 607 1st Avenue South. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss community... + continue reading

Thirty-five-year-old Valentino Williams of Coralville has been arrested and charged with first degree murder and first degree robbery in the murder of Jessica Weishaar of Algona and the bank robbery of the Security State Bank in Lu Verne Wednesday morning. Williams is being held in the Kossuth County Jail on the forcible felony charges.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Posted by admin
Reader's rate:
0
By KENT THOMPSON An arrest has been made in the Wednesday, Dec. 4 shooting and bank robbery in Lu Verne. Valentino Williams, 35, of Coralville, has been charged with murder in the first degree and robbery in the first degree in connection with the murder of Jessica Weishaar, 43, of... + continue reading

Santa Claus has a new house at Kiwanis Christmasland in Humboldt, thanks to the architectural and design talents of club member Kristi Carlson and helpers. Humboldt Independent photo by Kent Thompson.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Posted by admin
Reader's rate:
0
By KENT THOMPSON A constant of Kiwanis Christmasland during the past three-plus decades has been its long narrow-gauge train tracks and its model trains. “Kids love the trains,” Humboldt/Dakota City Noon Kiwanis President Dave Lee said. The term “kids” is used loosely here, as they... + continue reading

Humboldt County Memorial Hospital celebrated its new wellness hub addition with a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday afternoon, kicking off a community open house and tour of the recently completed facility. Pictured front row from left: Chief of Medical Staff Dr. Cassidy Long, HCMH Trustee Molly Varangkounh, former Trustee Steve Long, Trustee Pam Olson, Trustee David Boswell, Trustee President Kevin Bornhoft, Trustee Ashley Emick, former Trustee Scott Curran, Trustee Tim McCartan, HCMH Chief Executive Officer Michelle Sleiter and Chamber President Kiersten Beilke. Humboldt Independent photo by Kent Thompson.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Posted by admin
Reader's rate:
0
By KENT THOMPSON Four-and-one-half years after conception planning began and 19 months after the first shovels of dirt were turned, on Sunday, Humboldt County Memorial Hospital (HCMH) celebrated a well deserved victory. The hospital hosted an open house and community tours of the new 40... + continue reading

Home Page

Humboldt Independent

Humboldt Reminder

Photo Galleries

Special Sections

Videos