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SHELBY COUNTY CONFIRMED CASES:  396Recovered:  328   Negative:  2,480  Pending:  28
Shelby County Auditor and Election Commissioner Mark Maxwell scans absentee ballots in to the computer.  The low-cost scanner saves critical time identifying the voters via the bar code on the absentee ballot envelope.
    COUNTY – Absentee ballots received in 2020 at the Shelby County Auditor’s Office have outpaced past presidential election years with still a week to go before election day.    Shelby County Auditor and Election Commissioner Mark Maxwell said as of Friday morning, Oct. 23, the county had...
Saturday, October 31 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the parking lot at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, 1901 Hawkeye Ave, Harlan
    COUNTY -- Food banks across the nation have experienced a sharp rise in need and expenses since the onset of the global pandemic of COVID-19. According to Iowa statistics, 1 in 7 children struggle with hunger in Iowa.    And, that’s not just in Iowa.    Food insecurity has been exacerbated by...
    HARLAN – The City of Harlan has contracted with a West Des Moines firm to conduct an operational and financial feasibility study of Veterans Memorial Auditorium and the C.G. Therkildsen Activity Center.    The Harlan City Council Tuesday, Oct. 20 signed off on a $19,500 expenditure with Shive...
    COUNTY -- The Shelby County Community Foundation announced Friday, Oct. 23 that grants totaling $40,033 were awarded to Shelby County nonprofit organizations and community projects.    With these grants, the Shelby County Community Foundation has distributed more than $3.3 million in grants and...
    COUNTY -- Most Shelby County communities have decided to permit trick-or-treating in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, but are asking kids and adults to take all precautions to stay safe and healthy when out and about this weekend.    The City of Harlan has put trick-or-treating times at 5-7 p...
SHELBY COUNTY CONFIRMED CASES:  372Recovered:  314   Negative:  2,416  Pending:  20
Accident on Highway 59 near Willow St. Law enforcement and rescue personnel on scene. Avoid the area if possible.
HARLAN -- Signs have popped up in Harlan during the last few weeks.
	Sophie enjoyed playing in the four inches of snow Harlan received early Monday morning.
HARLAN – It wasn’t officially a “snow quall” according to the National Weather Service until it reached further east of Harlan, but the beginning of the unexpected snow event had its origins in western Iowa, dropping four-five inches of snow in Shelby County early Monday morning, Oct. 19.    A mid-...

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