Cheryl Juhl and her family experienced lead poisoning.
HARLAN ­— Cheryl Juhl and her family live in a house that is 142 years old. A remodeling project led to the discovery of elevated lead levels in several family members.    Lead levels are routinely drawn at a 4-year-old well child visit, said Juhl...
Ten local organizations received foundation grants from the Monogram Foods Loves Kids Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Monogram Foods.
HARLAN – Ten local organizations received foundation grants from the Monogram Foods Loves Kids Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Monogram Foods. A committee of team members at the Monogram Foods manufacturing facility in Harlan, IA divided a...
    HARLAN — When Mitch Osborn looked back, three rows up to the right from the bench, he saw Cliff Tamm and his wife, Judy, supporting Harlan basketball.    Cliff Tamm, 88, died Sept. 24.    “They are great community members and always Harlan...
HARLAN — With nearly 40 years of service to the Harlan Newspapers, Mike Kolbe has been named General Manager of the twice-weekly publication. Kolbe has been the long-time advertising manager, and will continue with many of those duties, along with...
When: Oct. 5
Where: Pioneer Park—Top Shelter on Pine Street
Time: Noon for 30 min.
HARLAN — Time to get on your walking shoes.    The Healthiest State Annual Walk will be held on Wednesday. Since 2011, the Healthiest State Initiative has engaged hundreds of thousands of Iowans in schools, worksites and communities across the state...
HARLAN — A TeamMates Pep Rally is scheduled for Oct. 6 at 8 a.m. at The Grounds.    “The TeamMates Pep Rally is to spread the word to our community about our amazing mentoring program we have here in the Harlan community,” said Courtney King-Crum. “...
Cheryl Juhl and her family experienced lead poisoning.
Ten local organizations received foundation grants from the Monogram Foods Loves Kids Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Monogram Foods.
When: Oct. 5
Where: Pioneer Park—Top Shelter on Pine Street
Time: Noon for 30 min.
Harlan Municipal Utilities (HMU) reviewed the results of its annual audit at the HMU board meeting Thursday, September 29. Results from the audit, which was conducted by Gronewold, Bell, Kyhnn & Co. P.C. CPAs, will soon be available for review in the office  the Auditor of State and the Utility...
Cheryl Juhl and her family experienced lead poisoning.
HARLAN ­— Cheryl Juhl and her family live in a house that is 142 years old. A remodeling project led to the discovery of elevated lead levels in several family members.    Lead levels are routinely drawn at a 4-year-old well child visit, said Juhl.    “Dr. Devine knew that we were in the process of...
Ten local organizations received foundation grants from the Monogram Foods Loves Kids Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Monogram Foods.
HARLAN – Ten local organizations received foundation grants from the Monogram Foods Loves Kids Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Monogram Foods. A committee of team members at the Monogram Foods manufacturing facility in Harlan, IA divided a total of $60,000 between the charities.    Several of...
Graham Svendsen and Carson Kennedy Bladt were crown bearers.
A collection of photos from Homecoming coronation and parade on Friday.
    HARLAN — When Mitch Osborn looked back, three rows up to the right from the bench, he saw Cliff Tamm and his wife, Judy, supporting Harlan basketball.    Cliff Tamm, 88, died Sept. 24.    “They are great community members and always Harlan Cyclone fans.”    When Osborn was coaching his Elk Horn...
HARLAN — With nearly 40 years of service to the Harlan Newspapers, Mike Kolbe has been named General Manager of the twice-weekly publication. Kolbe has been the long-time advertising manager, and will continue with many of those duties, along with additional responsibilities in his new role.    ...
When: Oct. 5
Where: Pioneer Park—Top Shelter on Pine Street
Time: Noon for 30 min.
HARLAN — Time to get on your walking shoes.    The Healthiest State Annual Walk will be held on Wednesday. Since 2011, the Healthiest State Initiative has engaged hundreds of thousands of Iowans in schools, worksites and communities across the state to walk for 30 minutes. This year’s goal is to...
HARLAN — A TeamMates Pep Rally is scheduled for Oct. 6 at 8 a.m. at The Grounds.    “The TeamMates Pep Rally is to spread the word to our community about our amazing mentoring program we have here in the Harlan community,” said Courtney King-Crum. “We will have current mentors and board members...
Will Epperly is a world champion auctioneer.
Will Epperly of Dunlap auctioned off his first calf at age 7 while sitting on his grandfather’s lap in Virginia where he grew up. Now, at 33, Epperly is this year’s  world champion auctioneer. After 12 years of competing for the title, Epperly received the title in June from the Livestock Marketing...
The Harlan School District has enrolled with STOPit, by STOPit Solutions. STOPit is an online reporting tool designed to deter and mitigate bullying, cyber abuse, and other inappropriate behaviors, consisting of an app and a back-end incident management system for school administrators.  Our...
This year’s homecoming court, front, from left: Madison Kjergaard, Abbie Schechinger, Laney Breyfogle, Ellie Ineson, Macy Reischl and Haley Bladt. Back: Brad Curren, Drew Bladt, Teagon Kasperbauer, Zane Bendorf, Stephen Leinen and Seth Anderson.
HARLAN — It’s time to “Glow, Fight, Win” as the Harlan Community School District kicked off Homecoming Week Monday, September 26 with a week of activities leading up to Friday evening’s football game against Atlantic.Dress up days for high school students include Togas and Cheerleaders on Monday;...
Many people gathered to discuss their concerns about CO2 pipelines.
    HARLAN — The Shelby County Planning and Zoning Commission heard feedback from community members about the CO2 pipelines at a public hearing Friday. More than 50 people attended the meeting.In March 2022, HF 2565, an appropriations bill, was amended and passed by the Iowa House to include a 10-...

Sports

Senior Quinn Grubbs serves the ball in the backcourt during a volleyball match against the Coon Rapids-Bayard Crusaders. Spartans won three of five sets played.

After three sets played, the Exira-EHK Spartans varsity volleyball team was trailing 2-1, but came back to finish off the Coon Rapids-Bayard Crusaders by winning the final two sets, 25-15 and 15-8.

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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