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	Rick Chipman and Pat Chipman hold a Navy picture of Donald Noehren.  Rick is a nephew and Pat is a niece. Noehren’s remains have been found and will be buried on Monday in Arlington National Cemetery.
HARLAN – The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced this week that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.    Army Sgt. Donald Dean Noehren, 23, Harlan, will be buried...
HARLAN -- The Harlan Community High School Student Council is hosting a Light the Night event on Sunday, April 30 to raise awareness of and funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma research.    All events will be taking place at Merrill Field in Harlan, with the event being moved to the high school in the...
COUNTY -- April is Autism Awareness Month, and local residents are asked to celebrate individuals with autism and to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community.    The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that one in 68 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum...
HARLAN -- The Harlan Police Department reported Monday, March 27 that a gas pump skimmer was identified at a location in Harlan recently.    The department is warning citizens that if they pay for gasoline at the pump, they should watch their bank accounts or bills to identify fraudulent activity...
HARLAN -- Harlan Community High School sophomores, juniors and seniors will once again be hosting a community service day, scheduled for the morning of Thursday, April 13.    Students will contribute a number of hours of volunteer work in the many communities served by HCHS.  This is a no-school...
Aaron Johannsen received the DeKalb award, presented by FFA Advisor Justina McCall.
HARLAN -- Aaron Johannsen, a senior at Harlan Community High School, was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DeKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Company.    Johannsen, the son of the late Chris Johannsen, Kim Johannsen and Jaci Slama of Harlan...
HARLAN -- Harlan Municipal Utilities’ Board of Trustees heard their hired consultant tell them that there is no need for a rate increase in Electric or Gas Departments, but HMU’s planned hike for water then meets all his cost of service survey parameters.    Dave Berg Consulting said he would...
Roelofs is pictured here with a live snake with the students.  (Photo contributed)
HARLAN -- Shelby County Catholic School Little Angels Preschoolers had a visit from Shelby County and Iowa Department of Natural Resources Naturalist Christina Roelofs recently.  The students learned about what plants and animals do during the different seasons. Roelofs is pictured here with a live...
Shelby County Emergency Preparedness partners will participate in a county-wide tornado drill to be held on Wednesday, March 29 from 10-11 a.m.
Shelby County Emergency Preparedness partners will participate in a county-wide tornado drill to be held on Wednesday, March 29 from 10-11 a.m.  Shelby County Emergency Management, Shelby County Public Health and Myrtue Medical Center encourage everyone to take this opportunity to prepare, plan,...
Jett Peterson
AVOCA -- Jett Peterson, a fourth grader at AHSTW Elementary School, was selected to display his science project on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday, March 17, in a segment that featured Outstanding Kid Inventors.    The science assignment was to come up with an invention to make a chore more...

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