Kent Klinkefus (left) and Mike Cain recently harvested a good crop of Aronia berries.  They are among a few groups in western Iowa who have started planting the berries.
REGIONAL – A group of area residents got together late this summer to harvest the fruits of their labors, so to speak; in this case a few acres of Aronia berries that will be sent to market, bringing to a close one of the first harvests of the new
Performing at one of the football games this fall are Caitlin Bissen (front) and the rest of the band.  The HCHS Marching Band is gearing up for state contest Saturday.
HARLAN – The Harlan Community High School Marching Band is gearing up to perform at state contest this weekend, and hopes are to earn a Division I rating.    State contest will be held at Glenwood High School on Saturday, Oct. 14.

    Both vehicles were listed as total losses.  Both drivers were transported to Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan by Earling Rescue and Defiance Rescue for treatment of injuries.
EARLING – Dense fog was a contributing factor in a two-semi accident at the intersection of Highways 59 and 37 east of Earling at about 8:36 a.m. Friday morning, Oct. 6.
HARLAN -- Harlan firefighters helped clean up a diesel fuel spill along Chatburn Ave. near Shopko early Tuesday morning, Oct. 3. Harlan Fire Chief Roger Bissen said firefighters were called to the scene about 6:41 a.m.
Jacob Andersen and his fiancee, Kimberly, at the 2016 Route 91 Harvest Festival concert.  This year’s event ended in tragedy by a gunman who killed 58 and wounded approximately 500 others.
LAS VEGAS, NV – Former Harlan resident Jacob Andersen was shot in the arm Sunday, Oct. 1 during the Las Vegas, NV shooting massacre that left 58 people dead and approximately 500 wounded at the Route 91 Harvest Festival concert.
REGIONAL -- Consider this scenario: It’s 2 a.m. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do?
Kent Klinkefus (left) and Mike Cain recently harvested a good crop of Aronia berries.  They are among a few groups in western Iowa who have started planting the berries.
Performing at one of the football games this fall are Caitlin Bissen (front) and the rest of the band.  The HCHS Marching Band is gearing up for state contest Saturday.

    Both vehicles were listed as total losses.  Both drivers were transported to Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan by Earling Rescue and Defiance Rescue for treatment of injuries.
Jacob Andersen and his fiancee, Kimberly, at the 2016 Route 91 Harvest Festival concert.  This year’s event ended in tragedy by a gunman who killed 58 and wounded approximately 500 others.
Kent Klinkefus (left) and Mike Cain recently harvested a good crop of Aronia berries.  They are among a few groups in western Iowa who have started planting the berries.
REGIONAL – A group of area residents got together late this summer to harvest the fruits of their labors, so to speak; in this case a few acres of Aronia berries that will be sent to market, bringing to a close one of the first harvests of the new “super fruit” in the Shelby County area.    Mike...
HARLAN – The City of Harlan will auction off a parcel of land in the industrial park on Monday, Oct. 16, with a public hearing on the possible sale the next day at a regular meeting of the Harlan City Council Tuesday, Oct. 17.    The move comes following discussion earlier this month about the land...
HARLAN – A former Harlan physician, who was convicted last year of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse and indecent contact with a child, has reached a settlement with a victim in Shelby County District Court, prior to a full trial in the case.    An order in district court filed October 9...
Performing at one of the football games this fall are Caitlin Bissen (front) and the rest of the band.  The HCHS Marching Band is gearing up for state contest Saturday.
HARLAN – The Harlan Community High School Marching Band is gearing up to perform at state contest this weekend, and hopes are to earn a Division I rating.    State contest will be held at Glenwood High School on Saturday, Oct. 14.    Second-year Director Bill Kearney said the 81-member marching...
COUNTY -- Protect yourself, your family and community this season with an annual flu vaccine for everyone in your family who is 6 months and older.    This fall, Myrtue Medical Center’s Department of Public Health is partnering with the Iowa Immunization Coalition to host an Ayzlee’s Flu Clinic in...

    Both vehicles were listed as total losses.  Both drivers were transported to Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan by Earling Rescue and Defiance Rescue for treatment of injuries.
EARLING – Dense fog was a contributing factor in a two-semi accident at the intersection of Highways 59 and 37 east of Earling at about 8:36 a.m. Friday morning, Oct. 6. Shelby County Sheriff reports indicate a 2003 Peterbilt driven by John Greathouse, 38, Rockville, MO. was eastbound on Highway 37...
HARLAN – The Harlan City Council stopped short of banning the shooting off of fireworks entirely, but is proceeding forward with limiting fireworks to only two days in the future.    The council voted 5-0 last week directing management to adjust current ordinance to allow for shooting off fireworks...
HARLAN -- While Harlan Community High School’s football team looks to beat Denison-Schleswig High School this Friday, Oct. 13, you can help the American Heart Association defeat our nation’s number 1 and number 5 leading causes of death: cardiovascular diseases and stroke.    Fans are asked to wear...
HARLAN – Whoever is setting off fireworks in the College Blvd. neighborhood at all hours of the day and night and on any given day, take notice.    There’s a group of residents who know who you are.  A couple have seen you do it.  And they may be willing to testify.  Eventually you will be caught...
HARLAN -- Harlan firefighters helped clean up a diesel fuel spill along Chatburn Ave. near Shopko early Tuesday morning, Oct. 3. Harlan Fire Chief Roger Bissen said firefighters were called to the scene about 6:41 a.m. after a semi from Petersen Bros. Feed & Grain encountered some mechanical...
Jacob Andersen and his fiancee, Kimberly, at the 2016 Route 91 Harvest Festival concert.  This year’s event ended in tragedy by a gunman who killed 58 and wounded approximately 500 others.
LAS VEGAS, NV – Former Harlan resident Jacob Andersen was shot in the arm Sunday, Oct. 1 during the Las Vegas, NV shooting massacre that left 58 people dead and approximately 500 wounded at the Route 91 Harvest Festival concert.    Andersen, a 2006 Harlan Community High School graduate and son of...
HARLAN -- Current financial services provider CFO Systems, has announced they will not renew their contract with Harlan Municipal Utilities, and the HMU board directed CEO Ken Weber to seek bids from others that might be interested.       The work entails about five days of effort per month on...

Sports

 HCHS senior Nick Foss secures the football with both arms during a third-quarter downpour as two Winterset players, including Casey Kleemeier (1), make the tackle. Foss rushed for 142 yards in the Cyclones’ 7-6 victory.

 WINTERSET -- It wasn’t all that pretty, but the Harlan Community football team will take it.

Family Living

Christina Muell and LeMar Yeager
    DES MOINES -- Christina Muell and LeMar Yeager both of Des Moines will exchange marriage vows on October 28 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines.    ...

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