Hawk survives being hit by truck
    HARLAN -- Check out this story complete with a happy ending for a red-tailed hawk that survived being hit by a vehicle, and then traveled inside the grill of the truck across western Iowa.
Emmett and Steven Olson stand with their dog Otis in front of the Pioneer Park island that they helped clean up. (Photo by Sarah Muller)
HARLAN -- Tennis balls, a yellow race car, a disc golf frisbee and an unfertilized goose egg were all found while Steven Olson was clearing the island in the pond at Pioneer Park.
McIntosh
...one of Shelby County’s earliest settlers
    EARLING – Shelby County will honor one of the county’s earliest settlers in a ceremony Sunday, June 26 at the Holcomb Cemetery northwest of Earling.
Godbersen-Smith, Ida Grove, is the contractor for the project.  (Photo by Mike Kolbe)
    EARLING -- Favorable weather has allowed construction crews to make headway on county projects this month.
Heat buckles county road on Linden Road north of County Road F24
    COUNTY – Temperatures nearing 100 degrees for an extended period of time last week and weekend claimed its first victim in the form of a buckled county road in northern Shelby County.
	Jaxon Rold, in front, is fighting a rare form of brain cancer, and after surgery currently is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.  He’s shown with parents Devin Mahoney and Trent Rold, and siblings Isaiah Gaer and Jayden Rold.  (Photo submitted)
    HARLAN -- As Jaxon Rold chomped down on a cooked green bean fresh out of the garden, his parents anxiously awaited his response.    “I want more of this,” Jaxon responded. “But, it could use some salt.”
Hawk survives being hit by truck
Emmett and Steven Olson stand with their dog Otis in front of the Pioneer Park island that they helped clean up. (Photo by Sarah Muller)
McIntosh
...one of Shelby County’s earliest settlers
Godbersen-Smith, Ida Grove, is the contractor for the project.  (Photo by Mike Kolbe)
Heat buckles county road on Linden Road north of County Road F24
	Jaxon Rold, in front, is fighting a rare form of brain cancer, and after surgery currently is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.  He’s shown with parents Devin Mahoney and Trent Rold, and siblings Isaiah Gaer and Jayden Rold.  (Photo submitted)
    HARLAN – A former Harlan physician who was convicted last year of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse and indecent contact with a child, is being sued by his victim in Shelby County District Court.    The victim, identified in court documents as Jane Doe #1, has filed civil suit seeking...
Godbersen-Smith, Ida Grove, is the contractor for the project.  (Photo by Mike Kolbe)
    EARLING -- Favorable weather has allowed construction crews to make headway on county projects this month.    Here, a bridge on Fir Road west of Highway 191 recently was deemed structurally deficient, so the project was put in the plan for repairs.  Cost of the bridge replacement is $690,000,...
Hawk survives being hit by truck
    HARLAN -- Check out this story complete with a happy ending for a red-tailed hawk that survived being hit by a vehicle, and then traveled inside the grill of the truck across western Iowa.    Shown  is Kevin “Hoss” Krohn, Harlan Parks and Recreation Director, pulling a hawk from the front grill...
Emmett and Steven Olson stand with their dog Otis in front of the Pioneer Park island that they helped clean up. (Photo by Sarah Muller)
HARLAN -- Tennis balls, a yellow race car, a disc golf frisbee and an unfertilized goose egg were all found while Steven Olson was clearing the island in the pond at Pioneer Park.    As a part of the Parks and Recreations board and a member of the community, Olson was concerned about the wellness...
McIntosh
...one of Shelby County’s earliest settlers
    EARLING – Shelby County will honor one of the county’s earliest settlers in a ceremony Sunday, June 26 at the Holcomb Cemetery northwest of Earling.    The day has been declared John McIntosh Day, proclaimed by the Shelby County Board of Supervisors, and highlights of the event will include the...
    HARLAN – Harlan has been awarded a 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Iowa Economic Development for downtown building façade improvements.    The state’s grant amounts to $299,750 (50 percent) toward the total project cost of $514,500.  The city will provide a portion of the...
Heat buckles county road on Linden Road north of County Road F24
    COUNTY – Temperatures nearing 100 degrees for an extended period of time last week and weekend claimed its first victim in the form of a buckled county road in northern Shelby County.    County engineer Dan Ahart said the hot temperatures caused a portion of Linden Road north of County Road F24...
	Jaxon Rold, in front, is fighting a rare form of brain cancer, and after surgery currently is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.  He’s shown with parents Devin Mahoney and Trent Rold, and siblings Isaiah Gaer and Jayden Rold.  (Photo submitted)
    HARLAN -- As Jaxon Rold chomped down on a cooked green bean fresh out of the garden, his parents anxiously awaited his response.    “I want more of this,” Jaxon responded. “But, it could use some salt.”    Despite the lack of spice, Jaxon’s parents, Trent Rold and Devin Mahoney, were relieved....
    HARLAN –  As Randy Pash grips the steering wheel hundreds of feet above ground, he observes the land reaching for the horizon in front of him.    “I just love being up in the air and having control of the airplane,” Pash said. “[I love] looking at the earth from a different perspective. It is...
Roberta Golden points out where the motor is on the display tractor to Shawn Shouse.
    HARLAN -- Roberta Golden points out where the motor is on the display tractor to Shawn Shouse at the Kids Farm Safety Day Camp in Harlan Friday, June 10.    The annual Myrtue Medical Center/Progressive Agricultural Safety Day for kids 8-13 years old stresses ag safety.
Semi drivers injured when rigs collide
HARLAN -- Two individuals were injured in an accident involving two semis on Highway 59 north of Harlan Friday, June 10.  Shelby County Sheriff’s officials report that the accident occurred about 3:07 a.m. near 1200th St., and both drivers were transported to Myrtue Medical Center for treatment. ...
	Members of the Golden Kiwanis line up by age. (Front L to R) John Klein, 101; Dallas Havick, 99; Vern Renze, 94; Bill Shannon, 94; Howard Henriksen, 91; Art Hibray, 92; Rex Adams, 87; Lowell Harper, 85; Mel Clothier, 85; Ralph Hansen, 86. (Back R to L) Clarence Coenen, 84; Merle Lawyer, 82; Chuck Smith, 73; Lyle Walker, 73; Charlie Parkhurst, 72; Lavonne Force, 69. Not pictured: Don Plumb, Dave Pederson, Marvin Bissen and Ron Chamberlain.  (Photo by Sarah Muller)
HARLAN -- “Are you Ralph?” Clarence Coenen asks a new Golden Kiwanis member. “Would you like some more coffee?”    As men and women gather at the American Legion building in Harlan every Wednesday for the Golden Kiwanis meeting, they can’t help but show up early.    One of the earliest tends to be...

Sports

HCHS catcher Nick Tarney throws the ball to first base after forcing out Glenwood’s Nathan Nebel at the plate during game one of Thursday’s doubleheader.

 GLENWOOD -- After letting a two-run seventh-inning lead slip away in game one of Thursday’s doubleheader at Glenwood, Harlan Community played much better baseball in the night cap to earn a Hawkey

Family Living

Sean Birks and Ashlyn Spies
    AUDUBON -- Ashlyn Spies and Sean Birks both of Audubon will exchange marriage vows on July 23 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Audubon.    Parents of the...

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