Katie Stern, representing the Harlan Girl Scouts
    HARLAN -- Katie Stern, representing the Harlan Girl Scouts, places flowers at the memorial site during Memorial Day services at the Harlan Cemetery Monday, May 25.  More photos inside today’s NA.
If voting at the courthouse before election day, push this button near the door and someone will come get you.
    COUNTY -- Shelby County voters will head to the polls Tuesday, June 2 to cast ballots in this year’s primary election.  Polls are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at regular polling places, shown at right.    More than 2,000 residents already have voted...
    STATE -- Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced this week additional business sector openings as well as the loosening of restrictions on other sectors beginning June 1.    Highlights of the changes include restaurants and bars will be allowed to...
Borkowski
    HARLAN -- Lucy Borkowski, a senior at Harlan Community High School, was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the Dekalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Bayer Crop Science.    Borkowski, the daughter of...
    COUNTY -- As Shelby County’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise, now at 31 with 8 tests still pending, local health officials are reminding residents to continue their diligence with social distancing and personal hygiene...
	Families picked up their belongings last week at the Harlan Community Elementary Schools.  Teachers/associates gathered up the belongings from desks and lockers for distribution after the school buildings were closed. Lori Tarney hands back items.
HARLAN – Teachers, staff and administration of the Harlan Community Schools crossed the finish line of the 2019-20 academic year last week, walking away with a gold medal for their efforts to keep their students safe, healthy and engaged in...
Katie Stern, representing the Harlan Girl Scouts
If voting at the courthouse before election day, push this button near the door and someone will come get you.
Borkowski
	Families picked up their belongings last week at the Harlan Community Elementary Schools.  Teachers/associates gathered up the belongings from desks and lockers for distribution after the school buildings were closed. Lori Tarney hands back items.
Katie Stern, representing the Harlan Girl Scouts
    HARLAN -- Katie Stern, representing the Harlan Girl Scouts, places flowers at the memorial site during Memorial Day services at the Harlan Cemetery Monday, May 25.  More photos inside today’s NA.
If voting at the courthouse before election day, push this button near the door and someone will come get you.
    COUNTY -- Shelby County voters will head to the polls Tuesday, June 2 to cast ballots in this year’s primary election.  Polls are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at regular polling places, shown at right.    More than 2,000 residents already have voted absentee for the primary election, a large turnout...
    HARLAN --  The Harlan Theatre will officially be back in business on Friday, June 5, reopening after a two-and-a-half month hiatus due to COVID-19.    Sharon Lucke, co-owner and operator of the Harlan Theatre along with her husband, Kevin, said that all safeguards and precautions are being...
    STATE -- Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced this week additional business sector openings as well as the loosening of restrictions on other sectors beginning June 1.    Highlights of the changes include restaurants and bars will be allowed to seat groups up to 10 individuals, an increase from...
Borkowski
    HARLAN -- Lucy Borkowski, a senior at Harlan Community High School, was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the Dekalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Bayer Crop Science.    Borkowski, the daughter of Steve and Holly Borkowski of Manilla, received the...
    COUNTY -- Governor Kim Reynolds’ Proclamation of Public Health Disaster Emergency extended deadlines for many of the driver’s license services Shelby County provides to May 27, 2020.      If the proclamation is not extended the following deadlines and alternative services to be aware of are as...
    COUNTY -- As Shelby County’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise, now at 31 with 8 tests still pending, local health officials are reminding residents to continue their diligence with social distancing and personal hygiene measures.  Many of Iowa’s businesses are re-opening...
    HARLAN -- The City of Harlan has filled its pool at the Norman D. Stamp Aquatic Center, but continues to work to determine a plan of action for pool usage this summer.      Filling the pool was done to protect the integrity of the structure as well as the immediate availability of water due to...
    STATE – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday, May 20 disclosed a schedule that lifts restrictions on more Iowa venues and businesses that have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.    As of last Friday, May 22, wedding venues, museums, aquariums, zoos and movie theaters were allowed to re-...
	Families picked up their belongings last week at the Harlan Community Elementary Schools.  Teachers/associates gathered up the belongings from desks and lockers for distribution after the school buildings were closed. Lori Tarney hands back items.
HARLAN – Teachers, staff and administration of the Harlan Community Schools crossed the finish line of the 2019-20 academic year last week, walking away with a gold medal for their efforts to keep their students safe, healthy and engaged in voluntary learning during this unprecedented time dealing...
    REGIONAL – Shelby County residents have turned out in a positive way to fill out the Census.  It’s an important step in ensuring the community will receive its fair share of federal funds, grants and support for local hospitals, first responders, health clinics and many other programs such as...
    REGIONAL – Many high school seniors in southwest Iowa were treated to a virtual commencement ceremony this past weekend, and are anxiously awaiting the possibility for in-person graduation in June or July.    To further celebrate their accomplishments and offer encouragement during an...

Sports

 AREA -- Play ball!
 There will be a high school baseball and softball season, after all, for eager athletes, coaches and fans across the state.

Family Living

Anna Greve and Sean Boeke
    HARLAN -- Dave and Diana Greve of Harlan announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna, to Sean Boeke both of Coon Rapids. Sean is the son of Lee and Vicki Boeke, Coon Rapids....

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