Bella Muller finished third nationally this weekend at the USA Olympic Weightlifting Youth Nationals competition in Las Vegas.
15-year-old Bella Muller is already shining on one of the biggest stages as she excels in weightlifting. Muller has competed in multiple events including the USA Olympic Weightlifting Youth Nationals (held at her club in Carroll in 2020 due to the...
Retired teacher Eileen Anderson turned her love of books into works of art.
HARLAN — Over 20 artists will be featured during Art in the Park this Sunday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pioneer Park in Harlan.Interactive art activities will take place from noon - 3 p.m. GameTime Eats food truck will be selling Philly...
 BSA Troop 90G members and Scoutmasters include: (left to right): Sherry Frazier, Assistant Scoutmaster from Shelby, Alli Goodsell from Missouri Valley, Chaylyn Frazier from Logan, Phoebe Thomas from Harlan, Veronica Buman from Harlan, Angela Buman, Scoutmaster from Harlan. Not pictured: Lexy Coenen and Vivian Schleimer, both from Harlan and Journey Fagerlind from Glidden.
The Ohwahnasee District, which includes Adair, Audubon, Carroll, Cass, Crawford, Harrison and Shelby Counties of the Mid-America Council of the Boy Scouts of America, is excited to announce the first girl troop in the district. Many months went into...
 HARLAN — Myrtue Medical Center invitied area children to go “Fishing for Fun” on Monday, May 9 at Nishna Bend Recreation Area. Children under 12 were able to attend the event with an adult. A boxed meal was provided for all participants and prizes...
 HARLAN — Jaxon Rold raised over $1,700 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for childhood cancer research. Jaxon hosted a lemonade stand Saturday, June 25. The money Jaxon raised will be donated for medulloblastoma research. 
 Jaxon’s mom Devin, said, “A big thank you to those that came and for the very generous donations!” 
 Online donations are still being accepted at https://www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/2813880.
Bella Muller finished third nationally this weekend at the USA Olympic Weightlifting Youth Nationals competition in Las Vegas.
Retired teacher Eileen Anderson turned her love of books into works of art.
 BSA Troop 90G members and Scoutmasters include: (left to right): Sherry Frazier, Assistant Scoutmaster from Shelby, Alli Goodsell from Missouri Valley, Chaylyn Frazier from Logan, Phoebe Thomas from Harlan, Veronica Buman from Harlan, Angela Buman, Scoutmaster from Harlan. Not pictured: Lexy Coenen and Vivian Schleimer, both from Harlan and Journey Fagerlind from Glidden.
ELK HORN – For over 100 years the Danish Villages have been a great place to live, work and raise families. They celebrate the
Danish immigrants who settled this area with a weekend of festivities. Saturday night fireworks by the Waymire Brothers Fireworks Display were sponsored by local businesses.
 HARLAN — A new leadership program will be available for  Harlan Community High School students in the 2022-23 school year. The program, Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates (iJAG), will help students build skills to be successful in the classroom, in the workplace, and in life. The class will be...
Bella Muller finished third nationally this weekend at the USA Olympic Weightlifting Youth Nationals competition in Las Vegas.
15-year-old Bella Muller is already shining on one of the biggest stages as she excels in weightlifting. Muller has competed in multiple events including the USA Olympic Weightlifting Youth Nationals (held at her club in Carroll in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic), the USA Olympic Weightlifting...
Bryce Schaben, R, has defeated former Harlan Mayor Mike Kolbe, R, 859-573 for the open Shelby County Supervisor seat. Schaben said he was very pleased to win against such stiff competition. “I knew it’d be tough beating Mike,” Schaben said. “He’s a quality guy and I hope he runs again because he’s...
Shelby County voters are reminded to cast ballots  today in this year’s primary election.  Polls are open Tuesday, June 7 from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at the following polling places:· Jackson/Center/Lincoln/Cass - Therkildsen Ctr., Harlan· Clay/Monroe - Elk Horn City Hall· Douglas/Greeley/Jefferson/Polk -...
Retired teacher Eileen Anderson turned her love of books into works of art.
HARLAN — Over 20 artists will be featured during Art in the Park this Sunday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pioneer Park in Harlan.Interactive art activities will take place from noon - 3 p.m. GameTime Eats food truck will be selling Philly sandwiches throughout the event and music will be...
 BSA Troop 90G members and Scoutmasters include: (left to right): Sherry Frazier, Assistant Scoutmaster from Shelby, Alli Goodsell from Missouri Valley, Chaylyn Frazier from Logan, Phoebe Thomas from Harlan, Veronica Buman from Harlan, Angela Buman, Scoutmaster from Harlan. Not pictured: Lexy Coenen and Vivian Schleimer, both from Harlan and Journey Fagerlind from Glidden.
The Ohwahnasee District, which includes Adair, Audubon, Carroll, Cass, Crawford, Harrison and Shelby Counties of the Mid-America Council of the Boy Scouts of America, is excited to announce the first girl troop in the district. Many months went into finding a chartered organization to sponsor them...
By Josh Byers, PublisherHARLAN – The Chamber of Commerce hosted asparsely attended candidate forum Thursday at the ShelbyCounty Chamber of Commerce and Industry Atrium wherecandidates for both the open Shelby County Board of Supervisorposition and the Shelby County Treasurer answeredquestions from...
 ELK HORN — Tivoli Fest, Elk Horn’s annual Danish festival is back in full swing for 2022. This year marks the 42nd anniversary of the two-day heritage celebration held every Memorial Day weekend. Reigning over the festivities will be 2022 King and Queen Barb and Mark Smith of Elk Horn. Junior...
 HARLAN — Myrtue Medical Center invitied area children to go “Fishing for Fun” on Monday, May 9 at Nishna Bend Recreation Area. Children under 12 were able to attend the event with an adult. A boxed meal was provided for all participants and prizes were awarded.
Gervas Mgonja, SCCCI Director Todd Valine, Secretary of State Paul D. Pate, and Steve Ineson.
 COUNTY — Iowa Secretary of State Paul D. Pate visited with members of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and Industry last Thursday to introduce area businesses to a statewide coalition to end human trafficking in Iowa. Iowa businesses are encouraged to visit IBAT.iowa.gov. The website, Iowa...

Sports

Senior Alex Monson got the ball to start the game against the Underwood Eagles. Monson pitched one inning in their victory over Underwood, 6-1.

The HCHS varsity baseball team (21-7) took on the Underwood Eagles (20-2) at home on Friday and shut them down, 6-1.

Family Living

Bev and Bill Jensen
 HARLAN -- Bill and Bev (Majerus) Jensen of Harlan celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 30. The Jensens wed June 30, 1972 at First Baptist Church in Harlan. The couple owned B&B Tire...

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