COUNTY – No masks mandated, but they’re still requested.    The Shelby County Board of Supervisors in special session Tuesday, Nov. 24 stopped short of implementing a county-wide face covering mandate after learning that to do so may present...
Jesse Schwery accepts the runner-up trophy along with fellow Cyclones Jordan Schechinger (left) and Tyler Mumm.
    CEDAR FALLS — An unforgettable Harlan Community football season ended in the Class 3A state championship game Thursday night, Nov. 19 as the Cyclones fell to a talented North Scott team, 30-6, at the UNI-Dome.    The game was tied 6-6 at the...
Dr. Sumit Mukhergee is a pulmonary and critical care provider who says he’s concerned about the rising hospitalizations due to the increase in COVID-19 infections.
    HARLAN – COVID-19 hospitalizations at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan as well as in the Omaha metro area are increasing to the point where medical officials are asking local residents to take public health guidelines seriously, to mitigate the...
Tough game for the Cyclones Thursday, but how about this Saturday morning? A Cyclone Cloud.... We'll be back next year! Thanks to Tony Hough for this awesome photo!  
    COUNTY – Face coverings are now mandatory for visitors doing business in county-owned buildings, and employees, under a policy unanimously approved by the Shelby County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning, Nov. 17.    Unofficially adopted by...
Kinney
...new IWCC President
    REGIONAL -- The Iowa Western Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hiring of Dr. Daniel Kinney as the fourth president of the storied institution during a meeting Nov. 16.    Kinney, who served 11 years as president of...
Jesse Schwery accepts the runner-up trophy along with fellow Cyclones Jordan Schechinger (left) and Tyler Mumm.
Dr. Sumit Mukhergee is a pulmonary and critical care provider who says he’s concerned about the rising hospitalizations due to the increase in COVID-19 infections.
Kinney
...new IWCC President
Bev and Dave Ohlinger
    PORTSMOUTH -- Dave and Bev Ohlinger of Portsmouth will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on December 2. Their children include Al Ohlinger, Des Moines; and Marie Ohlinger, Iowa City.    Dave is employed as the maintenance and groundskeeper at St. Mary Our Lady of Fatima Church in...
By Bob Bjoin,Managing Editor    COUNTY – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local officials to make the difficult decision to cancel a number of holiday events for safety reasons, including the annual Welcome to the Holidays celebration originally slated for this weekend.    Todd Valline, executive...
    COUNTY – No masks mandated, but they’re still requested.    The Shelby County Board of Supervisors in special session Tuesday, Nov. 24 stopped short of implementing a county-wide face covering mandate after learning that to do so may present legal challenges and be unenforceable.    The board...
Josh Travis works to trim branches off the bottom of the official Shelby County Christmas tree
    HARLAN -- The city’s Josh Travis works to trim branches off the bottom of the official Shelby County Christmas tree on the courthouse square last week.  The tree this year was donated by Tim and Kristi Pederson, and will light up the east side of the square beginning this weekend.
    REGIONAL – The annual holiday adoption program continues this week with 16 needy families on the adoption list with many already adopted.    Administration of the adoption program is being handled by West Central Community Action, and the Harlan Newspapers remains actively involved in promoting...
Jesse Schwery accepts the runner-up trophy along with fellow Cyclones Jordan Schechinger (left) and Tyler Mumm.
    CEDAR FALLS — An unforgettable Harlan Community football season ended in the Class 3A state championship game Thursday night, Nov. 19 as the Cyclones fell to a talented North Scott team, 30-6, at the UNI-Dome.    The game was tied 6-6 at the half following a thrilling 58-yard TD connection...
Dr. Sumit Mukhergee is a pulmonary and critical care provider who says he’s concerned about the rising hospitalizations due to the increase in COVID-19 infections.
    HARLAN – COVID-19 hospitalizations at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan as well as in the Omaha metro area are increasing to the point where medical officials are asking local residents to take public health guidelines seriously, to mitigate the risk of full hospitals and unavailable patient beds...
Tough game for the Cyclones Thursday, but how about this Saturday morning? A Cyclone Cloud.... We'll be back next year! Thanks to Tony Hough for this awesome photo!  
    COUNTY – Face coverings are now mandatory for visitors doing business in county-owned buildings, and employees, under a policy unanimously approved by the Shelby County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning, Nov. 17.    Unofficially adopted by the supervisors last week, the board okayed the...
Kinney
...new IWCC President
    REGIONAL -- The Iowa Western Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hiring of Dr. Daniel Kinney as the fourth president of the storied institution during a meeting Nov. 16.    Kinney, who served 11 years as president of Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge,...
	Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds spoke live to Iowans Tuesday evening, announcing enhanced mitigation measures.
     STATE – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including further mask requirements for Iowans.    The new measures became effective at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday...
    HCHS players hold up their Class 3A state runner-up trophy following Thursday's loss to North Scott.
    CEDAR FALLS (Nov. 19) -- An unforgettable Harlan Community football season ended in the Class 3A state championship game Thursday night as the Cyclones fell to a talented North Scott team, 30-6, at the UNI-Dome.     The game was tied 6-6 at the half following a thrilling 58-yard TD connection...

Sports

 Harlan Community players hold up their Class 3A state runner-up trophy following Thursday night’s title game loss to North Scott. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)

 CEDAR FALLS (Nov. 19) -- It was an ugly ending to an otherwise unblemished season of Harlan Community football.

Family Living

Marlene Sondergaard
    HARLAN -- Marlene Sondergaard of Harlan will celebrate her 90th birthday on December 1. Her family is planning a card shower in her honor. Cards will reach her if sent to 1013...

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