Shelby County Board of Health
Position statement regarding use of face masks and social distancing during the COVID pandemic     “The Shelby County Board of Health has a responsibility to address health concerns of Shelby County residents. Over the past two months, Shelby County...
	Susan (Myers) Hulsebus enjoys spending time with her family and flower gardening.  She and her husband, David, and children reside in the home that was once owned by his grandfather in Tennant.
    TENNANT -- Susan (Myers) Hulsebus was only three months old in 1964 when her family moved back to Shelby from Texas. Hulsebus has been told she “slept in a box on the floor of the car” during the family’s return trip to Iowa.        Hulsebus was...
	City officials floated the West Nishnabotna River last year as part of research regarding river access.
    HARLAN – The City of Harlan has approved an agreement with LT Leon Associates, Inc., Des Moines, for the development of plans and specifications regarding a river access project near the Highway 44 bridge of the West Nishnabotna River.    At a...
    HARLAN – Parents/guardians who decide to keep their children home and remote learn during part (or all) of the 2020-21 school year have until Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 4 p.m. to complete the request form sent to them in registration materials this week...
"Every day presents an opportunity to grow as a scholar, an athlete and a leader.  After graduating, I have been blessed to obtain a job in the medical field working through the COVID-19 pandemic. While it has not been easy, it has allowed me to apply these lessons in the real world."  -- Jessica DuVal
    MENOMONIE, WI -- UW-Stout’s Jessica DuVal has been nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award, a national-level award that honors the academic achievements, athletics excellence, community service and leadership of graduating female college...
Shelby County Board of Health
	Susan (Myers) Hulsebus enjoys spending time with her family and flower gardening.  She and her husband, David, and children reside in the home that was once owned by his grandfather in Tennant.
	City officials floated the West Nishnabotna River last year as part of research regarding river access.
"Every day presents an opportunity to grow as a scholar, an athlete and a leader.  After graduating, I have been blessed to obtain a job in the medical field working through the COVID-19 pandemic. While it has not been easy, it has allowed me to apply these lessons in the real world."  -- Jessica DuVal
Shelby County Board of Health
Position statement regarding use of face masks and social distancing during the COVID pandemic     “The Shelby County Board of Health has a responsibility to address health concerns of Shelby County residents. Over the past two months, Shelby County has seen a significant increase in COVID-19 cases...
    COUNTY -- Myrtue Medical Center’s Public Health has announced the first death from COVID-19 in Shelby County.    The resident was an older adult.  No further information will be provided out of respect for the individual’s privacy.    “We are learning more about COVID-19 each day,” said Myrtue...
	Susan (Myers) Hulsebus enjoys spending time with her family and flower gardening.  She and her husband, David, and children reside in the home that was once owned by his grandfather in Tennant.
    TENNANT -- Susan (Myers) Hulsebus was only three months old in 1964 when her family moved back to Shelby from Texas. Hulsebus has been told she “slept in a box on the floor of the car” during the family’s return trip to Iowa.        Hulsebus was born in Fort Hood, TX when her dad, Robert Myers...
	City officials floated the West Nishnabotna River last year as part of research regarding river access.
    HARLAN – The City of Harlan has approved an agreement with LT Leon Associates, Inc., Des Moines, for the development of plans and specifications regarding a river access project near the Highway 44 bridge of the West Nishnabotna River.    At a cost of $13,000, the civil engineering firm will...
    HARLAN – A vacancy remains on the Harlan Community Schools Board of Education as there were no applications filed by the deadline this week for the now open District 6 board seat.    Tarah Devlin-Lawler’s last board meeting was Thursday, July 23, and the district is actively seeking an...
    HARLAN – Parents/guardians who decide to keep their children home and remote learn during part (or all) of the 2020-21 school year have until Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 4 p.m. to complete the request form sent to them in registration materials this week.    It’s a fast track registration process,...
"Every day presents an opportunity to grow as a scholar, an athlete and a leader.  After graduating, I have been blessed to obtain a job in the medical field working through the COVID-19 pandemic. While it has not been easy, it has allowed me to apply these lessons in the real world."  -- Jessica DuVal
    MENOMONIE, WI -- UW-Stout’s Jessica DuVal has been nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award, a national-level award that honors the academic achievements, athletics excellence, community service and leadership of graduating female college athletes from all three NCAA divisions.    To be...
Geese are causing some damage and defecating throughout Little George Park this summer.  Upwards of 35-40 have been spotted at the park.
    HARLAN – Citizen complaints about the number of Canadian Geese in two Harlan parks, specifically Pioneer Park and more recently Little George Park, have prompted the City of Harlan to look at mitigation techniques, city officials said this week.    Harlan City Administrator Gene Gettys, Jr....
    COUNCIL BLUFFS -- United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced July 14 that United States District Court Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger sentenced Blake Edward Cooper, 51, Harlan, to 60 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug user in possession of a firearm.    Cooper was ordered to...
    COUNTY -- The message is clear.    Shelby County Public Health and Myrtue Medical Center stand behind state and local health officials who recommend wearing face coverings to limit the spread of COVID-19.    Those words come on the heels of public comments made at a school board workshop...
    HARLAN – All Harlan Community School District students will return to school Monday, Aug. 24, and will receive direct instruction from their classroom teachers, with appropriate health and safety measures in place, according to HCS’s Return to Learn Plan approved by the HCS Board of Education...

Sports

 Harlan Community’s Jesse Schwery (67) and Jameson Bieker (34) combine to tackle an Atlantic player during regular season action last fall. Following changes brought about by the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s decision to shorten the regular season, HCHS will now open the 2020 season with non-district games vs. Grinnell and at Pella.

 AREA (July 30) -- The 2020 football schedules for the area’s four high school teams have been revised and released for the upcoming fall season.

Family Living

Emery and Ruby Christoffersen
    KIMBALLTON -- Emery and Ruby Christoffersen of Kimballton will observe their 70th wedding anniversary on August 6. Their family includes Shirley Christoffersen, Urbandale; Carol...

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