Click the link below to see the full listing of Harlan's City-Wide Garage Sales 2018. http://www.harlanonline.com/harlan-city-wide-garage-sales-2018
Former Harlan City Administrator Terry Cox
    HARLAN – Former Harlan City Administrator Terry Lynn Cox, 67, has been charged in Shelby County District Court with Theft First Degree, Felonious Misconduct in Office and Tampering with Records.    Cox, 1314 Southridge Drive, Harlan, was booked...
Bobby Fox from Fox Construction tears down a portion of the old mill in east Harlan last week.
HARLAN-- A large piece of Shelby County history was torn down Friday, June 15. Starting around 8:30 a.m. the building was destroyed section by section.    The owner, Dave Martin, who grew up in the house directly to the west of the building, said it...
Shelby County had more than three inches of rain Sunday, June 10, and then the heat set in later in the week with a heat advisory issued and temperatures above 95.
    HARLAN -- On Thursday, June 14, a front came through in the morning with high winds that broke off a large branch from one of Patty Allen's trees at 1604 West Park St.    Allen said she heard a screeching sound after a large gust of wind and...
Owner: Brian Byrnes
 HARLAN -- The Brick Wall Gallery was one of eight businesses in downtown Harlan to receive grant money for facade work.    The Gallery received a new paint job and new glass in the windows. The purple tiles at the top, called purple luxfer tiles,...
	Dirt work began last week at the site of the library addition.  At right, the plans for the inside of the addition when completed.  (Photos contributed)
    ELK HORN -- The Elk Horn library is expanding, with construction beginning last week on a 900 square foot addition.    Planning for this addition started last fall. The addition will connect to the library’s existing children’s area and will add...
Former Harlan City Administrator Terry Cox
Bobby Fox from Fox Construction tears down a portion of the old mill in east Harlan last week.
Shelby County had more than three inches of rain Sunday, June 10, and then the heat set in later in the week with a heat advisory issued and temperatures above 95.
Owner: Brian Byrnes
	Dirt work began last week at the site of the library addition.  At right, the plans for the inside of the addition when completed.  (Photos contributed)
Click the link below to see the full listing of Harlan's City-Wide Garage Sales 2018. http://www.harlanonline.com/harlan-city-wide-garage-sales-2018
    AVOCA -- Mildred F. Johnson, 97, Avoca, died Friday, June 15 in Avoca.    Services will be held Tuesday, June 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Altamont Baptist Church in rural Shelby County with burial in the Cuppy’s Grove Cemetery in rural Shelby County.    Family will greet friends Tuesday from 9:30-10:30...
Former Harlan City Administrator Terry Cox
    HARLAN – Former Harlan City Administrator Terry Lynn Cox, 67, has been charged in Shelby County District Court with Theft First Degree, Felonious Misconduct in Office and Tampering with Records.    Cox, 1314 Southridge Drive, Harlan, was booked into the Shelby County Jail on Friday, June 15,...
State Representative Steve Holt
    REGIONAL -- This year's legislative session brought long debates and Iowans can expect changes.    Republicans said this session has been extremely successful and on pace with the Republican agenda. Democrats say the session was "short sighted and regressive," according to the Des Moines...
Bobby Fox from Fox Construction tears down a portion of the old mill in east Harlan last week.
HARLAN-- A large piece of Shelby County history was torn down Friday, June 15. Starting around 8:30 a.m. the building was destroyed section by section.    The owner, Dave Martin, who grew up in the house directly to the west of the building, said it has been used for storage for his construction...
Shelby County had more than three inches of rain Sunday, June 10, and then the heat set in later in the week with a heat advisory issued and temperatures above 95.
    HARLAN -- On Thursday, June 14, a front came through in the morning with high winds that broke off a large branch from one of Patty Allen's trees at 1604 West Park St.    Allen said she heard a screeching sound after a large gust of wind and when she looked over the branch was down.  
Owner: Brian Byrnes
 HARLAN -- The Brick Wall Gallery was one of eight businesses in downtown Harlan to receive grant money for facade work.    The Gallery received a new paint job and new glass in the windows. The purple tiles at the top, called purple luxfer tiles, were taken out and cleaned, and the black tile at...
	Dirt work began last week at the site of the library addition.  At right, the plans for the inside of the addition when completed.  (Photos contributed)
    ELK HORN -- The Elk Horn library is expanding, with construction beginning last week on a 900 square foot addition.    Planning for this addition started last fall. The addition will connect to the library’s existing children’s area and will add space that can be used by patrons of all ages for...
    HARLAN -- This Father’s Day, the Harlan Aviation 8-ball Club is hosting the 73rd annual Flight Breakfast at the airport.    From 7:30-11 a.m. pancakes, eggs, and bacon, and drinks such as coffee, juice and milk will be offered. People who fly in will get free breakfast.    Randy Pash, the...
    REGIONAL -- The Diocese of Des Moines last week announced that it was lifting the suspension from priestly ministry of Fr. Paul Monahan.    Bishop Richard E. Pates said in light of the filing of the “Procedendo” on June 4 in the case of Monahan which finalized the reversal of an earlier...
Pictured: Lane Larson learning how much pressure corn can have and what it would feel like if he was stuck in a grain bin by Shawn Shouse, the agricultural engineering field specialist with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
    HARLAN -- The annual Myrtue Medical Center/Progressive Agricultural Safety Day for kids 8-13 years was held Friday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids participated in a variety of activities to learn safety techniques for topics such as animals, electrical, food, tractors, and lawn mower safety...
HARLAN -- Harlan’s newest health facility is taking shape in north Harlan, a memory care unit to serve the Shelby County community called the Hansen House.  The building’s construction culminates two years of discussions between Harlan and developer Bill McCarty.  The city is providing a $43,500...

Sports

 HCHS senior Ryan Doran smacks one of the Cyclones’ three home runs during Wednesday’s 13-1 win at Denison-Schleswig. (Photo by Mike Oeffner)

 DENISON (June 13) -- A favorable wind and a short porch - foul pole to foul pole - set the stage for a big offensive night Wednesday as the Harlan Community baseball team doubled its season home r

Family Living

Brian and Tori Schechinger
    WESTPHALIA -- Tori Webber and Brian Schechinger both of Harlan were married at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Westphalia on October 28, 2018. Father David Smith performed the 3 p....

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