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This will be the last year Carleigh and Camryn are considered Clover Kids.  One of their entries for the fair this year will be apple pie muffins.  Camryn said the hardest part about making muffins is the measuring and fractions.
    HARLAN -- 4-H is a tradition that can be passed down through generations. Students can start getting involved as early as kindergarten through Clover Kids. This year, the Shelby County Fair is adding a Clover Kids graduation for the third graders’ last year in Clover Kids.    The Goshorn family...
    SHELBY -- Donavon Gail Dontje and Robert Morton earned the most votes to be elected to the Shelby City Council in a special election held Tuesday, July 11.    Dontje tallied 92 votes while Morton received 77 votes.  Karen Schleuter got 73 votes and Steven Edward Myers 31 votes.    The election...
Harlan city crews work to find reason for sinkhole.
    HARLAN -- Harlan city crews Wednesday were working to identify the cause of a sinkhole under the street along 9th St. near the Norman D. Stamp Aquatic Center.    A crack developed in the street, and upon investigation, a long area was discovered where the dirt had washed away, but the...
   HARLAN -- The Class 3A, District 15 baseball games for tonight (Friday, July 13) at Jim Goeser Field in Harlan have been postponed due to rain and rescheduled for Saturday, July 14.    Denison-Schleswig vs. Atlantic will now start at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, followed by Harlan Community vs. Carroll...
Looking to attend today's 2018 Shelby County Fair, see the map for the best place to sit - and be sure and get out of that sun - whew it's gonna be a hot one.....but it's Fair Week...it always is!
Queen candidates this year are front L to R -- Kara Weis, Kara Rueschenberg, Kaylee Rivera, Cassidy Robinson and Emily Taggs.  Back L to R -- Taylor Andersen, Abigail Jacobsen, Mary Carroll, Amelia Juhl, Claire Dresen, Allyssa Obrecht and Mikala Kenkel.
    COUNTY -- Twelve young women are in the running to be crowned Shelby County Fair Queen this week.    Coronation will take place Thursday evening, July 12 in the show ring at the fairgrounds at 8 p.m. The new queen will reign over the Shelby County Fair as well as represent the county at the...
	HARLAN -- Mallory Mulligan is one of the 4-H’ers participating in the first 4-H cake decorating competition. Here she is practicing icing the cake.
COUNTY -- The Shelby County Fair has added a cake decorating contest to the long list of food-related contests for 4-H students.    The contest was first introduced through a cake decorating workshop with Beth Klein, a baker at HyVee.    Mallory Mulligan is in 9th grade and has been a part of 4-H...
Goozman’s Westside Lounge was completely redone to resemble the original storefront from the early 1900s. The original columns on half of the building were restored and new ones were fabricated to match the other half. Additionally the building received all new windows, the transit windows redone, all doors were replaced, new awnings added, new paint and additional tuck-pointing.
    HARLAN -- Goozman’s Westside Lounge was one of eight businesses in downtown Harlan to receive grant money for facade work.   Owners are Keith and Cindy Kaufman.
Kara Weis (left) and Paige Sonderman washing the floors in the Commercial Building.
 HARLAN -- On Monday, July 2, Shelby County 4-H'ers met at the fairgrounds to prepare for next week's Shelby County Fair.
Iowa Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison)
    REGIONAL -- Do you have a carbon monoxide alarm? Do you move over for every car on the side of the road, not just the police? Has your student ever been shamed for not being able to afford lunch?    These are just a few examples of changes made by the most recent Iowa legislative session.    ...

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