Saturday, March 25 in Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, Harlan, 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    HARLAN -- The 31st Annual Home, Garden & Living Show will be hosted by the Harlan Newspapers this Saturday, March 25 in Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, Harlan.
Hirsh
    COUNTY – An Irwin man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and ordered to pay $150,000 in restitution after pleading guilty in Shelby County District Court this month to homicide by vehicle – reckless driving.
Legislators brief Shelby Countians
    HARLAN -- Iowa legislators Rep. Steve Holt and Senator Jason Schultz were in Harlan Saturday, March 18 for the monthly town hall gathering, and filled in attendees on current state house actions and discussion topics.  
Reagan Hansen
    HARLAN -- Congratulations goes out to Harlan Community High School Senior Reagan Hansen who has qualified for IHSSA Individual All-State Festival and will be traveling to The University of Northern Iowa on March 27 to perform.
Female eagle Cassie, named for Cass County, NE where she was found
    HARLAN – Shelby County and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Naturalist Christina Roelofs spent Tuesday, March 14 in the elementary classrooms at Harlan Community Schools teaching students about eagles.
	AHSTW FFA members front (l to r) Holly Hoepner, Abbie Willett, Holly Hatch, Sidney Nelsen, Konner Knop, Colton Zimmerman, Erin Carroll, Jared Madsen, and Raydden Grobe.
	Back (l to r) Ashley Lees, Austin Buck, Logan Hoepner, Preslyn Grobe, Blaine Lees, Jack Paulson, Joe Kenkel, Devin Meek, and Cody Roskens.  (Photo contributed)
    AVOCA -- AHSTW FFA competed in District FFA Career Development Events that were hosted in Red Oak on March 4.
Saturday, March 25 in Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, Harlan, 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hirsh
Legislators brief Shelby Countians
Reagan Hansen
Female eagle Cassie, named for Cass County, NE where she was found
	AHSTW FFA members front (l to r) Holly Hoepner, Abbie Willett, Holly Hatch, Sidney Nelsen, Konner Knop, Colton Zimmerman, Erin Carroll, Jared Madsen, and Raydden Grobe.
	Back (l to r) Ashley Lees, Austin Buck, Logan Hoepner, Preslyn Grobe, Blaine Lees, Jack Paulson, Joe Kenkel, Devin Meek, and Cody Roskens.  (Photo contributed)
Saturday, March 25 in Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, Harlan, 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    HARLAN -- The 31st Annual Home, Garden & Living Show will be hosted by the Harlan Newspapers this Saturday, March 25 in Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, Harlan.    The format has changed this year, moving to a one-day event, 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.    “The number of hours will be similar to years...
Legislators brief Shelby Countians
    HARLAN -- Iowa legislators Rep. Steve Holt and Senator Jason Schultz were in Harlan Saturday, March 18 for the monthly town hall gathering, and filled in attendees on current state house actions and discussion topics.      Following their brief summaries, they responded to questions from the...
Reagan Hansen
    HARLAN -- Congratulations goes out to Harlan Community High School Senior Reagan Hansen who has qualified for IHSSA Individual All-State Festival and will be traveling to The University of Northern Iowa on March 27 to perform.    He was selected in the area of improvisational acting, after...
Female eagle Cassie, named for Cass County, NE where she was found
    HARLAN – Shelby County and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Naturalist Christina Roelofs spent Tuesday, March 14 in the elementary classrooms at Harlan Community Schools teaching students about eagles.    More than 500 students (grades preschool through 5th grade) and teachers from 26...
    REGIONAL -- February was National Radon Action Month, and with spring right around the corner, experts are saying it’s important to be aware of the dangers lurking in our own homes.    Radon comes naturally from rocks and dirt in the ground. There is always some radon in the air around us. The...
    COUNTY -- The Shelby County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the proposed 2017-18 fiscal year budget during its regular meeting Tuesday, March 14.    Shelby County’s tax asking will decrease by an estimated $62,395.    The county supervisors stayed true to their word in cutting the...
Hirsh
    COUNTY – An Irwin man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and ordered to pay $150,000 in restitution after pleading guilty in Shelby County District Court this month to homicide by vehicle – reckless driving.    District Court Judge James Heckerman ordered David Michael Hirsh, 41, to be...
    COUNTY – The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s State Climatology Office and the National Weather Service are recruiting a volunteer precipitation observer for Shelby County as well as other communities across Iowa.    The observer would participate in the Community...
	AHSTW FFA members front (l to r) Holly Hoepner, Abbie Willett, Holly Hatch, Sidney Nelsen, Konner Knop, Colton Zimmerman, Erin Carroll, Jared Madsen, and Raydden Grobe.
	Back (l to r) Ashley Lees, Austin Buck, Logan Hoepner, Preslyn Grobe, Blaine Lees, Jack Paulson, Joe Kenkel, Devin Meek, and Cody Roskens.  (Photo contributed)
    AVOCA -- AHSTW FFA competed in District FFA Career Development Events that were hosted in Red Oak on March 4.    Seventeen members participated in events that included Prepared Public Speaking, Experience the Action, Ag Issues and Preceptions, Ag CSI, Individual Ag sales, and Ag Radio...
Kara Kenkel (left) and Taryn Schuning
    COUNTY – Iowa State Extension and Shelby County Catholic School have teamed up to offer a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education program on robotics, giving students a chance to build their own EV3 robots in a hands-on approach to learning.    SCCS Principal Josh De Weerd said...
Entrances to Harlan to receive new signage
    HARLAN – New entrance signs into the Harlan community may be installed as early as this year as city officials firm up design plans and look to let bids for the project in the next three-five months.    Harlan City Administrator Gene Gettys said the project began back in 2014, and was included...
Holt, Schultz to provide updates
at legislative coffee Saturday
    HARLAN -- The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a legislative coffee on Saturday, March 18 at 10 a.m. at Town and Country Credit Union in Harlan.    On hand will be Iowa Sen. Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig) and Iowa Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison), who will answer questions from...

Family Living

Cole Lowary and Andrea Nelson
    HARLAN -- Greg and Donna Nelson of Harlan announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea to Cole Lowary, son of Jeff and Denise Lowary, Atlantic.    The couple...

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