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	Queen candidates this year are front L to R -- Kristen Ferry, Jessica Buman, Jennifer Schechinger and Rachel Nelson.  Back L to R -- Mikala Kenkel, Laura Kaufmann, Emma Ahrenholtz, Ally Kruse, Amber Gross, Jamie Schechinger and Kenzie Mumm.  Not pictured is Emily Juhl.  (Photo contributed)
    COUNTY -- Twelve young women are in the running to be crowned Shelby County Fair Queen this week.    Coronation will take place Thursday evening, July 14 in the new 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...
    COUNTY -- The Bill Riley Talent Search and state wide presenting sponsor, Hy-Vee, are excited to announce a local show in Harlan. The show will be held as part of the Shelby County Fair at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 15. The show is open to the public.    The Bill Riley Talent Search offers an...
A bridge on 1400th St. near Orange Road was vandalized recently with spray paint.  (Photo contributed)
    COUNTY – Shelby County Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of persons involved in the tagging of a brand new bridge along 1400th St. recently.    Shelby County Engineer Dan Ahart said Class of 2016/18 was written in spray paint on the...
	Renovations in the dining room will be complete soon, with a ribbon cutting slated for Thursday, July 14 at the Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn.  (Photo by Sarah Muller)
    ELK HORN -- Last summer, Salem Lutheran Homes in Elk Horn announced they’re breaking ground for multiple projects. This year the projects continue to be developed.    “We’re meeting consumer expectations now,” said J.R. Moss, administrator of Salem Homes. “The focus of our facility is on...
Hansen
    HARLAN -- Myrtue Medical Center Board of Trustees has given the approval of the operating and capital budgets for the 2016-2017 year following a presentation by MMC Chief Financial Officer Kristy Hansen. Operating budget outline    MMC is projecting total revenues to grow 7.6 percent from an...
"We should have bridges that meet today’s standards."  Iowa Sen. Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig)
    STATE -- New laws went  into effect July 1 that influences citizens statewide on subjects regarding rural bridges, veterans, farm tenancies and various tax codes.    Senator Jason Schultz weighed in and explained the various changes coming to the region. Representative Steven Holt could not be...
Branstad
    HARLAN -- Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will be in Harlan Friday, July 8 hosting an ag industry town hall meeting.    The meeting will be held at the Therkildsen Center in Harlan from 10:30-11:30 a.m.    The public is invited to attend the event.  Hosted by the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and...
    COUNTY -- Shelby County Emergency Services in Harlan has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the American Heart Association as part of Mission: Lifeline, an American Heart Association community-based initiative aimed at improving the system of care for heart attack patients throughout rural Iowa...
    HARLAN – Warm weather this summer has created the opportune time to lay by the pool and relax, but with that luxury comes the realization that there are specific rules in place regarding backyard pool installation.    Harlan Fire Chief and Building Inspector Roger Bissen said this year has seen...

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