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 Participants and staff of Myrtue Medical Center’s parent network meet twice a month to encourage expectant and new parents to learn and connect with others in the parenting journey.(Mackenzie Bodell, photo)
HARLAN — Myrtue Medical Center hosts a “parent network” night twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. Expecting families and new parents with babies under one-year-old are welcome to come to the hospital for support, encouragement, sharing of ideas and learning...
Jeri Ozbun and Tina Reischl help SCCO distribute backpacks to Shelby County families. (Mackenzie Bodell, photo)
SHELBY COUNTY — Shelby County Community Outreach (SCCO) held its backpack distribution Thursday to provide school supplies for children in need. This program has been going on for over ten years. Distribution was at Fresh Encounter Church, and the FEC Women assisted in distribution. This year, the...
SHELBY COUNTY — Summit Carbon Solutions has filed a petition with the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) for a pipeline permit to construct, operate, and maintain a liquefied carbon dioxide pipeline in Shelby County. According to Summit Carbon Solutions, the proposed pipeline would connect over 30 ethanol...
 SHELBY COUNTY — Crop reports show that the crops are looking good in Shelby County despite receiving significantly less water than in years prior, said Mike Witt, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Agronomist.Witt said the crops were planted at a good time, and there were not too many...
 SHELBY COUNTY — Two Harlan natives, siblings Kathy Byrnes and Brian Byrnes, are expressing their outrage regarding a float in the Shelby County Fair parade. The float displayed a coffin with a Biden/Harris sign crossed out, and a Trump sign on the tractor pulling it. It is believed this float has...
 Shelby County Speedway, Hope for the Day, and Gregersen Motorsports will partner for a Suicide Awareness Night on July 29. Above: A raffle will be held for this autographed door panel by Monster Graphix.
HARLAN ­— On July 29, Gregersen Motorsports will partner with Hope For The Day and Shelby County Speedway in Harlan to bring a suicide awareness night to the weekly races.Hope For The Day is a non-profit movement based out of Chicago, sparking the conversation on proactive suicide prevention and...
 SHELBY COUNTY -  Three months after entering into a 28E shared law enforcement agreement with the City of Harlan, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department is fully staffed and has enjoyed the transition, Sheriff Neil Gross said. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department became the sole provider for law...
ELK HORN — The Salem Lutheran Homes and Rehabilitation Center now offers at-home physical therapy to provide easier access to those who may have trouble getting into the office. This is a new service addition for three different locations, Elk Horn, Red Oak and Villisca.Therapists will bring the...
 SIOUX CENTER—Lucy Borkowski had never heard of the mutation in the phospholamban gene, or PLN gene, which can cause serious heart problems and even death.    It is prevalent in areas where there are large numbers of people with Dutch heritage.    Last summer, Borkowski was hired by Dordt...
HARLAN — The Harlan City Council met Tuesday and heard a presentation regarding EMS as an essential service and an important vote for Shelby County citizens which will be coming up in the November electionTim Plumb and Alex Londo from the EMS Advisory Council gave a presentation outlining how a new...

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