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    COUNTY -- With the current surge of COVID-19 cases that Shelby County is experiencing, local health officials are saying it’s important that everyone in the county continues or begins to practice mitigation standards and follows guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...
    REGIONAL – Outstanding debt obligations for local governmental agencies decreased in the past year, following the state trend that saw an overall increase in debt, according to a report released by the state treasurer’s office.    Shelby County saw it’s total debt obligations decrease from $34,...
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    HARLAN – After 46 years of owning her own business and reaching the age of 73, Marty Burchett decided it was time to retire.    “I have had two cardiac events in the past 18 months,” she said.  “I have recovered, but I did not want my husband or sons to deal with liquidating the store if I...
Highway 59 overlay project to begin mid-late July
    REGIONAL – Construction work on Highway 59 between Avoca and Harlan will get under way later this month and likely continue through September, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation.    Local residents have been anticipating the overlay project since patching and repairs were...
HARLAN -- Chloe Hays (left) was named the Special Olympics Iowa Girl Athlete of the Year.  Gracie Assmann and Cameron Hicks were both finalists for the SOI Girl Athlete of the Year and SOI Boy Athlete of the Year.
    HARLAN -- Chloe Hays joined exclusive company on Thursday, June 18, when the 2020 Harlan Community graduate was named this year’s Special Olympics Iowa Girl Athlete of the Year during the fifth annual Des Moines Register Sports Awards program.    Hays is just the second student-athlete from...
    HARLAN -- A neighborhood in south Harlan was lit up Saturday, July 4 by a public fireworks show put on by one of the residents to honor Fourth of July.
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SHELBY -- Rick Kiesel and Patty Welsh are the candidates on the ballot of a July 7 special election to fill a vacancy on the Shelby City Council.    Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.  Voting will take place at the Shelby Community Hall.  Absentee ballots also are accepted.  Monday, July 6 at 5...
	Defiance resident Ron Schaben enjoys attending sporting activities in the HCSD. Schaben has been driving a regular school bus route  for more than 20 years.
    DEFIANCE -- Ron Schaben of Defiance said he hasn’t turned down very many trips to drive school bus for activity events during his more than 20 years of serving as a school bus driver for the Harlan Community School District.    “I drive for activities usually whenever I am asked. The hours vary...
    REGIONAL – The number of registered sex offenders that call the greater Shelby County area their home has remained steady in the last six months, according to Iowa’s state sex offender registry.    Shelby County and areas surrounding the county have 45 registered sex offenders as of this month...

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