News

    Above, emergency personnel and law enforcement attend to the scene.
DEFIANCE – A semi and tractor pulling a grain auger were involved in an accident on Highway 59 at the corner of Main St. near Defiance Thursday afternoon, Oct. 12.    According to Iowa State Patrol reports, a tractor driven by Jared J. Anastasi, 41, Manilla, was southbound in the turning lane on...
HARLAN -- Tempe Hall takes a turn seeing how heavy a fireman’s hat is when her preschool class from Harlan Community Schools visited the Harlan Fire Department station on Tuesday. On the left is Colton Goodenberger.  Fireman Chad Kroger spoke to the class about fire safety during Fire Prevention...
HARLAN – Ellen Walsh-Rosmann, owner of Farm Table Delivery and Milk & Honey Restaurant in Harlan, is featured in a new book about Iowa women in agriculture.    The author and photographer of the book will be selling and signing copies during Harvest Fest, Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon at...
HARLAN -- Four students from the Harlan FFA Chapter competed in the Iowa State FFA Soil Judging Competition on Saturday, Oct. 7 in Ames. The team, consisting of Miguel Mena, Andrew Schechinger, McKenna Boardman and Allyssa Obrecht, earned a gold rating for its fourth place finish out of 30 teams at...
Extreme Fire Danger
Shelby County Emergency Management Coordinator Bob Seivert today, October 20, is advising local fire chiefs in the County to place your local fire danger signs in the Extreme category, until 7-pm. The requests is due to the expected high wind and dry conditions. No open burning is allowed in Shelby...
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...

Pages

 
 

 

Comment Here