Audrey Scheuring (left) stands on first base talking to Hadley Gross.
    HARLAN -- The Harlan T-Ball League concluded its season on Wednesday, June 12 with the kids having a blast learning the basics of baseball/softball.  Although many summer ball teams have had to dodge raindrops in May and June, the t-ballers were...
	This 7th St. bridge likely will be replaced.
    HARLAN – A 7th St. bridge in north Harlan will be replaced as part of a project that received final approval by the Harlan City Council on Tuesday, June 18.    The City has very few actual bridges to care for, but this one over a small stream on...
	HARLAN -- As metal sheeting was taken away on the nail salon building, the old wooden sign of Red’s Cafe, the popular breakfast stop for many Harlanites, was on display once again. The sign has since been covered up, but still remains as part of the building.
    HARLAN -- For many years Red’s Cafe was the gathering place of numerous Harlanities for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Despite closing in 1988, fond memories of the cafe still loom today.    Those memories were revealed when the old sign of Red’s...
	Gene Cavenaugh is the Veterans Affairs Director for Shelby County. Cavenaugh will help any veteran or spouse of a veteran who needs help with compensation, filing claims, what claims they are entitled to and answer any questions they might have.
    COUNTY -- In the lower level of the Shelby County Courthouse is the Veteran Affairs office. It is just one of numerous offices across Iowa, with one in each county.    The director of the Shelby County’s Veteran’s Affairs office is Gene...
	Kicking off the Sunsets & Sandals fundraising campaign are:  Shelby County Health Foundation Board members, Lisa Riggs, President; Jan Norgaard, Vice-President; Mike Frederick, treasurer; Molly Scheve, member; Dr. Roger Davidson, member, Terry Torneten, member; and Marcus Gross, member.
    HARLAN - For many years, the Shelby County Health Foundation has been dedicated to helping support healthcare resources that benefit patients and their families, employees, volunteers, and the communities they serve in Shelby County. During its...
	HCHS seniors who are the first to earn the Seal of Biliteracy are back row L to R -- Morgan Bendorf, Tim Mumm, Brady Wagner, Elijah Boldan, Jayden Swanson, and Morgan Schaben.
	Front row L to R -- Caitlin Bissen, Lindsey Metzger, Morgan Goetz, Greichaly Kaster, and Olivia Petersen.  Missing from photo: Andrea Ferry, Ethan Matthew Leinen, Angelina Marti, Ben Rihner, and Kara Weis.
HARLAN – Sixteen Harlan Community High School senior students have been awarded the Seal of Biliteracy for the 2018-19 school year, becoming the first HCHS graduates to earn the distinction since the Iowa’s Seal of Biliteracy award was established...
Audrey Scheuring (left) stands on first base talking to Hadley Gross.
	This 7th St. bridge likely will be replaced.
	HARLAN -- As metal sheeting was taken away on the nail salon building, the old wooden sign of Red’s Cafe, the popular breakfast stop for many Harlanites, was on display once again. The sign has since been covered up, but still remains as part of the building.
	Gene Cavenaugh is the Veterans Affairs Director for Shelby County. Cavenaugh will help any veteran or spouse of a veteran who needs help with compensation, filing claims, what claims they are entitled to and answer any questions they might have.
	Kicking off the Sunsets & Sandals fundraising campaign are:  Shelby County Health Foundation Board members, Lisa Riggs, President; Jan Norgaard, Vice-President; Mike Frederick, treasurer; Molly Scheve, member; Dr. Roger Davidson, member, Terry Torneten, member; and Marcus Gross, member.
	HCHS seniors who are the first to earn the Seal of Biliteracy are back row L to R -- Morgan Bendorf, Tim Mumm, Brady Wagner, Elijah Boldan, Jayden Swanson, and Morgan Schaben.
	Front row L to R -- Caitlin Bissen, Lindsey Metzger, Morgan Goetz, Greichaly Kaster, and Olivia Petersen.  Missing from photo: Andrea Ferry, Ethan Matthew Leinen, Angelina Marti, Ben Rihner, and Kara Weis.
Audrey Scheuring (left) stands on first base talking to Hadley Gross.
    HARLAN -- The Harlan T-Ball League concluded its season on Wednesday, June 12 with the kids having a blast learning the basics of baseball/softball.  Although many summer ball teams have had to dodge raindrops in May and June, the t-ballers were able to get in many games throughout the season.
    HARLAN -- Four top candidates have emerged from among 13 total interested individuals to serve Harlan Community Schools as interim superintendent during the upcoming school year.    All candidates were presented by Dr. Trent Grundmeyer and Dr. Kevin Fiene, Grundmeyer Leader Search Consultants,...
    HARLAN – The Harlan City Council has signed off on its street work patch, mill and overlay projects this summer, approving a low bid of $293,042.60 from Western Engineering to complete the work.    Street work could begin within the next few weeks.  Following are the locations in Harlan...
	This 7th St. bridge likely will be replaced.
    HARLAN – A 7th St. bridge in north Harlan will be replaced as part of a project that received final approval by the Harlan City Council on Tuesday, June 18.    The City has very few actual bridges to care for, but this one over a small stream on north 7th St. is one that needs some work.  “It’s...
    HARLAN – The Harlan City Council has approved a budget amendment for the 2018-19 fiscal year totaling $1,676,405, of which $549,405 is attributed to decreased revenues and $1,127,000 are increased expenditures anticipated this year.    The council voted 5-0 approving the amendment (Greg Bladt,...
	HARLAN -- As metal sheeting was taken away on the nail salon building, the old wooden sign of Red’s Cafe, the popular breakfast stop for many Harlanites, was on display once again. The sign has since been covered up, but still remains as part of the building.
    HARLAN -- For many years Red’s Cafe was the gathering place of numerous Harlanities for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Despite closing in 1988, fond memories of the cafe still loom today.    Those memories were revealed when the old sign of Red’s Cafe saw the light of day as the Harlan Nail and...
    HARLAN – The Shelby County Board of Supervisors have signed off on agreements with the three unions representing some county employees – the secondary road department, sheriff’s office employees and emergency management commission.    The three-year agreements take effect July 1, 2019.
	Gene Cavenaugh is the Veterans Affairs Director for Shelby County. Cavenaugh will help any veteran or spouse of a veteran who needs help with compensation, filing claims, what claims they are entitled to and answer any questions they might have.
    COUNTY -- In the lower level of the Shelby County Courthouse is the Veteran Affairs office. It is just one of numerous offices across Iowa, with one in each county.    The director of the Shelby County’s Veteran’s Affairs office is Gene Cavenaugh, who helps veterans with receiving benefits and...
	Kicking off the Sunsets & Sandals fundraising campaign are:  Shelby County Health Foundation Board members, Lisa Riggs, President; Jan Norgaard, Vice-President; Mike Frederick, treasurer; Molly Scheve, member; Dr. Roger Davidson, member, Terry Torneten, member; and Marcus Gross, member.
    HARLAN - For many years, the Shelby County Health Foundation has been dedicated to helping support healthcare resources that benefit patients and their families, employees, volunteers, and the communities they serve in Shelby County. During its 30-year existence, the Shelby County Health...
The Harlan Community School Board hired Grundmeyer Leader Services to help conduct the search for a new interim superintendent.  The firm will also assist the board in recruiting and hiring the long-term superintendent next year.  After a second planning meeting with the school board, the following...
	HCHS seniors who are the first to earn the Seal of Biliteracy are back row L to R -- Morgan Bendorf, Tim Mumm, Brady Wagner, Elijah Boldan, Jayden Swanson, and Morgan Schaben.
	Front row L to R -- Caitlin Bissen, Lindsey Metzger, Morgan Goetz, Greichaly Kaster, and Olivia Petersen.  Missing from photo: Andrea Ferry, Ethan Matthew Leinen, Angelina Marti, Ben Rihner, and Kara Weis.
HARLAN – Sixteen Harlan Community High School senior students have been awarded the Seal of Biliteracy for the 2018-19 school year, becoming the first HCHS graduates to earn the distinction since the Iowa’s Seal of Biliteracy award was established and adopted by the Iowa Legislature earlier this...
	HARLAN -- Lindsey Vorm poses for a photo with her sister Andrea’s family. Front row left to right: Andrea, Kye and Mari Gleason Back Row, left to right: Dustin and Grant Gleason and Lindsey Vorm.
    HARLAN -- May was national Foster Care Month in the United States.    During this time, organizations hoped to educate others about foster care and the children who need it, as well as encourage others to take on fostering, or help in some way.    Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI) says children...

Sports

 CLARINDA (June 6) -- In 2018, the Harlan Community softball team didn’t crack double digits in the win column until June 21 on its way to a 15-17 campaign.

Family Living

Michael Bellinghausen and Melissa Hastert
    WESTPHALIA -- Bill and June Hastert of Harlan announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa to Michael Bellinghausen both of West Des Moines. Michael is the son of Jim and...

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