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    HARLAN -- Myrtue Medical Center Board of Trustees is proposing to lower the current tax levy rate from $1.20792 per thousand taxable valuation to $1.17357 for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The public hearing date and time on the tax asking proposal for 2019-2020 is set for Tuesday, February 26 at...
	Cattleman of the Year, Gary and Ann Blum, Earling, along with the Cattlemen’s Brandi Gubbels holding their scenic cattle photo.
Cattlemen efforts continue to grow with $512,750 donated for scholarships/loans since 2009     DEFIANCE - The prime rib was cooked and seasoned to perfection, the parish hall filled to the brim (estimated 700 guests) and the annual Cattlemen’s banquet was the place to be for great food, an...
   This report includes school climate indicator; district falls short on student emotional safety, student-student relationships   HARLAN -- A new online report released by the Iowa Department of Education shows how public schools perform in a new accountability system that meets the Every Student...
	Danish Windmill Board members with Mike and Lou Howard: (L-R) Tony Petersen, Vice President; Manager Lisa Steen Riggs; Past President, Jody LaCanne; Shon Andersen, Secretary; Chris Fredericksen, President; Clark Ahrenholtz, Director; Andy Anderson, Director; Joni Griffin, Treasurer; Lou Howard and Mike Howard. Not pictured, Tim Andersen.
    ELK HORN -- When Mike Howard visited the Danish Windmill for the first time, he watched the 15-minute video featuring Harvey Sornson, the local farmer who came up with the crazy idea of bringing the 60-foot Danish Windmill to Elk Horn.      Harvey’s comment, “No one said we couldn’t do it…so we...
    HARLAN -- Water rates for Harlan residents and businesses will go up March 1 following action at the Jan. 24 Harlan Municipal Utilities Board of Trustees meeting.    The board voted the increases in keeping with earlier projections based on the construction of the new water plant several years...
At 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, the temperature in Harlan on the CG Therkildsen Activity Center sign was -14.
    COUNTY -- Temperatures in Harlan and Shelby County this week were the coldest, with wind chill, in nearly 25 years, according to the National Weather Service.  At 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, the temperature in Harlan on the CG Therkildsen Activity Center sign was -14, and wind chills overnight...
A number of area bloodmobiles will be held this month, and donors are needed as blood supplies run lower than normal.
    REGIONAL – The American Red Cross is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors after multiple snow storms, frigid temperatures and the government shutdown further reduced lifesaving donations.    A number of local bloodmobiles are upcoming in Shelby County as follows:    - ...
Pictured are Row 1 L to R:  Aubrey Bruck and Xavier Rosmann.
    Row 2 L to R:  Halle Shields, Ashlyn Rau, Hope Reinig and Maylee Knapp.
    Row 3 L to R:  Katelyn Plambeck, Nolan Muenchrath and Jaylee Schmitz.
    HARLAN -- Students at the Shelby County Catholic School celebrated Catholic Schools Week this week.    During the celebration of Catholic Schools Week, one of the daily themes is “Celebrating the Nation.”  On this day, students and staff recognize the many freedoms they have and show...
    HARLAN -- The City of Harlan is seeking pre-applications from homeowners interested in participating in the Community Development Block Grant home rehabilitation program.  The city with the assistance of Southwest Iowa Planning Council is submitting an application to the Iowa Economic...
    COUNTY – The Shelby County Board of Supervisors unanimously has approved a resolution allowing for the master matrix to be utilized in the county in regards to livestock confinements.    The approval didn’t come without conversation, however, and the thought there has to be some changes in...

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