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REGIONAL -- A more summer-like weather pattern has settled in to the greater Shelby County area this past week, but not before above average rainfall during the spring created soggy conditions throughout the Midwest.    Local residents are embracing the nicer weather, but according to local and...
    HARLAN -- As the sun sets on a very cold and snowy winter, a new glow will find its way to Harlan with the help of a newly-formed Christmas lighting committee.    Headed by Todd Valline, Director of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the committee was formed about a month ago...
DOUBLE RAINBOW
As Friday night’s rain showers passed, in their wake was a unique double rainbow visible in the eastern sky.
Honorary survivor Julie Bruck lights the Torch of Hope
HARLAN -- The Shelby County Relay for Life held Friday, June 3 was a great success.  Here, honorary survivor Julie Bruck lights the Torch of Hope, a Shelby County tradition.  See Friday’s Harlan News-Advertiser for complete coverage with photos from the Relay.  (Photo by Sarah Muller)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SOyq39vnbI&feature=youtu.be   A gllimpse of Harlan activities at Log Cabin Days and Art in the Park!
    HARLAN – City officials should know by August the results of an audit conducted by state auditors at the request of Harlan’s Personnel and Finance Committee, specifically investigating city expense reports.    Auditors will be in town next week, June 7-9, to review the expense reports of former...
Welcome center unveiled In Earling
    EARLING -- Weighing in at 16 tons, the Shelby County Freedom Rock stands in Earling thanks to the efforts of the Earling’s American Legion Post #615.    The rock was dedicated as one of 42 Iowa Freedom Rocks painted by Iowa native, Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II. Originally inspired by the movie...
Loren Christensen, Elk Horn
COUNTY -- Loren Christensen, Elk Horn; Charlie Parkhurst, Harlan; and Steve Kenkel, Earling; are vying for two county supervisor spots in the Tuesday, June 7 primary election.  Others on the ballot....U.S. SenatorThomas L Fiegen (D), Robert M. Hogg (D), Patty Judge (D), Bob Krause  (D) and Charles...
    HARLAN --  Pioneer Park will be vibrant with multiple different artistic activities in full swing at Art in the Park on Sunday, June 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.    “This year’s Art in the Park has some of the strongest artists we’ve ever had,” said Kris Olson-Harmon, art coordinator. “They’re...
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    HARLAN -- Log Cabin Day is hoping to preserve Shelby County’s history with a few of the locals’ favorites during the celebration on Sunday, June 5.    “What we are really focusing on this year is keeping some of our old favorites, but making it better for the visitor experience,” said Nate...

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