Jen Davidson
PORTSMOUTH -- Portsmouth native Jen Davidson won a gold medal recently at the 2017 U.S. Parachute Association National Skydiving Championships at Skydive Perris in Southern California.
Smitty Bee’s Owner Doug Schmitz (right) speaks with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds during her tour of Smitty Bee Honey Inc. in Defiance.
DEFIANCE -- Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds toured Smitty Bee Honey Inc. in Defiance on Thursday as part of her 99 Iowa county tour. Leading the tour were Smitty Bee’s Owner Doug Schmitz (right) and his son, Smitty Bee’s President Tony Schmitz.
HARLAN -- Beautiful weather greeted hundreds who turned out Saturday, Nov.
The vehicle fully engulfed in flames.
HARLAN -- The remains of a body were discovered in a vehicle in southwest Harlan late Tuesday night, Nov. 28 following an explosion and vehicle fire in the back yard of a residence along Ridgeway Drive.
Snowy Owls in the middle of the day in Iowa?  Numerous sightings have already occurred around Iowa this fall.  Every four or five years a large number of Snowy Owls head south, known as an irruption.  Researchers predict that this will be a good y
Brooklyn Hess
COUNTY – Two Shelby County kindergartners are warming up hearts this holiday season through book and food drives, with all proceeds to be presented to West Central Community Action.
Jen Davidson
Smitty Bee’s Owner Doug Schmitz (right) speaks with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds during her tour of Smitty Bee Honey Inc. in Defiance.
The vehicle fully engulfed in flames.
Brooklyn Hess
REGIONAL – The deadline is now over for families to sign up hoping to be adopted in this year’s holiday adoption program, but there’s still plenty of time for donors to offer their financial help to those needy individuals and families on this year’s list.    The number of needy individuals and...
Jen Davidson
PORTSMOUTH -- Portsmouth native Jen Davidson won a gold medal recently at the 2017 U.S. Parachute Association National Skydiving Championships at Skydive Perris in Southern California.    Davidson and her team, the U.S. Army Golden Knights, took gold in the eight-way formation skydiving event. Her...
REGIONAL -- The findings of a study regarding regional recycling efforts is being presented soon.    The regional recycling center in Carroll was built in 1990 and has been processing recyclables from association members and other interested parties since that time.    Current association members...
Noah E. Stout
HARLAN -- An 18-year-old Harlan man has been charged in Shelby County District Court with two counts of third-degree sexual abuse.    Noah E. Stout, 3002 12th St. #1, is accused of performing a sex act on a 13-year-old girl on October 23 at the swimming pool park, 2100 block of 9th St., in Harlan...
Smitty Bee’s Owner Doug Schmitz (right) speaks with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds during her tour of Smitty Bee Honey Inc. in Defiance.
DEFIANCE -- Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds toured Smitty Bee Honey Inc. in Defiance on Thursday as part of her 99 Iowa county tour. Leading the tour were Smitty Bee’s Owner Doug Schmitz (right) and his son, Smitty Bee’s President Tony Schmitz. Doug briefed Gov. Reynolds on the history of Smitty Bee...
HARLAN -- Beautiful weather greeted hundreds who turned out Saturday, Nov. 25 for the annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony in downtown Harlan.  Participants got a chance to visit with Santa Claus, check out the downtown lights and climb on trains.  Refreshments were provided by the Shelby County...
The vehicle fully engulfed in flames.
HARLAN -- The remains of a body were discovered in a vehicle in southwest Harlan late Tuesday night, Nov. 28 following an explosion and vehicle fire in the back yard of a residence along Ridgeway Drive.    Shelby County Sheriff reports indicate at approximately 11:18 p.m., the Harlan Police...
Snowy Owls in the middle of the day in Iowa?  Numerous sightings have already occurred around Iowa this fall.  Every four or five years a large number of Snowy Owls head south, known as an irruption.  Researchers predict that this will be a good year to see Snowy Owls in the United States.    ...
Brooklyn Hess
COUNTY – Two Shelby County kindergartners are warming up hearts this holiday season through book and food drives, with all proceeds to be presented to West Central Community Action.    Brooklyn Hess, 5, the daughter of Brad and Staci Hess, Portsmouth, and Hunter Burmeister, 6, the son of Mitch and...
Horn section includes Jenny Hill (tenor sax), Lauren Sevian (baritone sax), and Alicia Rau (trumpet)
SHELBY – Former Shelby resident Alicia Rau of New York City played her trumpet at the TD Garden in Boston Nov. 18 along with some celebrity special guests. Jimmy Fallon, John Mayer, Denis Leary, and Leary’s band, The Enablers, were among those who performed in front of a sold-out crowd of nearly 20...
COUNTY – Shelby County has agreed to serve as the fiscal sponsor for grants received by the Shelby County Trails Committee, should it be fortunate to receive the grant monies the committee is applying for during the next few months.    The county’s board of supervisors unanimously approved the...
HARLAN – A 50-year-old Harlan woman was killed early Thursday, Nov. 23 when she was struck by a vehicle while walking on Highway 59 south of Harlan.    Patsy Ann Maria Nuzum died as a result of injuries in the car-pedestrian accident.    According to Iowa State Patrol reports, a 2005 Chevy driven...

Family Living

    DEFIANCE -- Mike Kimmen of Defiance will celebrate his 80th birthday at an open house on Saturday, December 9 from 1-3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Defiance. Friends and...

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