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REGIONAL – Area seniors are gearing up for commencement this weekend. Harlan Community High School will host graduation ceremonies Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. at the HCHS gymnasium. Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton will host graduation on Sunday, May 21 beginning at 2 p.m. The 54 students from IKM-Manning...
The top 10 students at Harlan Community High School this year ranked by grade point average include front L to R -- Laura Kaufmann, Haley Arkfeld, Lauren Blum and Sydney Peterson.  Back L to R -- Reagan Hansen, Alan Holloway, Isaac Stitz, Ashley Petsche, Rebecca Sparandeo and Michaela Bissen.  (Photo by Mike Oeffner)
REGIONAL -- Ten students will graduate this week with the highest distinction at Harlan Community High School, ranked as the top 10 senior students at HCHS based on grade point average.    The students will be recognized during commencement ceremonies to be held Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. at the...
SHELBY -- The City of Shelby is seeking title to a property in Shelby it has considered abandoned.    According to a petition filed in Shelby County District Court, the property is located at 420 East St., and includes a building that is abandoned, vacant and dilapidated.  Having interest in the...
HARLAN -- Jacey Goetzman, Muscatine, recently joined the Harlan Newspapers as its summer intern.    Goetzman is a freshman studying journalism and mass communications as well as French at Iowa State University in Ames.    Goetzman said she has no specific plans after graduation, but that she does...
World champion eater Matt Stonie, shown here in the famous Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, will be in Elk Horn this month for the inaugural Æbleskiver Eating Contest.  (Photo contributed)
ELK HORN -- World champion Matt Stonie will compete with other top competitive eaters at the first-ever Annual Tivoli Fest World Æbleskiver Eating Championship sanctioned by Major League Eating on May 27 at 2 p.m. at Tivoli Fest, held in downtown Elk Horn.    Æbleskiver are a type of round pancake...
Tornado touches down Tuesday evening, May 16, 2017 near the Bob and Julie Klein farm southeast of Harlan. See article in the Harlan News-Advertiser.
HARLAN -- A new restaurant will be the anchor of a new business development along Highway 59 south of the Settle Inn in Harlan.    The Harlan City Council has approved the sale of an approximately two-acre parcel of re-platted land along the highway in the Harlan Plaza Subdivision.    The land is...
	Members of the grand champion and runner-up teams are L to R -- Jason Weis (STEM Coach), Emma Krehbiel, Nick Foss, Ethan Jorgensen, Jonathan Cheek, Cierra Hoegh, Christabel Deas, Will Hoffmann, Hudson Mass, Dave Hoffmann, Jared Graeve, Kevin Campbell, Jeremy Flies, Taymon Klinkefus.  (Photo contributed)
COUNCIL BLUFFS -- Fourteen Harlan Community High School students participated in Google’s 5th Annual Anti-Gravity Games competition April 29, sweeping the competition and taking the grand prize and 1st runner-up for the second year in a row at Kanesville Arena on the Iowa Western Community College...
HARLAN -- In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Iowa Tourism Office recognized Shelby County Historical Museum recently for contributing to the state’s $8.06 billion tourism industry.    National Travel and Tourism Week (May 7-13), now in its 34th year, unites communities across the...
AVOCA -- AHSTW hosted commencement exercises for its graduates this past weekend, with ceremonies held at the AHSTW High School gymnasium starting at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 14.    Fifty-seven graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas Sunday during commencement.    Highlights of the...

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