News

Craig Nance is a gifted musician, who has performed on the road for years and teaches local students guitar.
    HARLAN -- In February 1964, The Beatles began touring the United States, bringing with them a musical phenomenon that captured millions of people worldwide, just not 16-year-old Harlan resident Craig Nance.    Nance took no interest in the boy band and preferred jazz and classical music. His...
Ann Andersen, left, and Yvonne Gaul, received grant monies for ag in the classroom projects.
    HARLAN -- The Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation (IALF) has awarded 142 grants to schools throughout Iowa to support the integration of agriculture into classroom instruction or after school programs with an academic focus.    Yvonne Gaul and Ann Andersen from Shelby County Catholic School...
Pedersen
    HARLAN – Happy birthday to Dave Pedersen, who turns 90 this week!    Hitting this milestone gives the former long-time pharmacist, community volunteer, Creighton ball player, husband, father, and grandfather a little time to reminisce and reflect on his nine decades.  And his advice?    “Be...
	Frank Clark has retired as Harlan Chief of Police effective the end of January.  His life and career are one marked with real-life experiences, resiliency, compassion, and fortitude.
    HARLAN – Frank Clark never hid the fact that he was a heavy drug user in his younger years.    Marijuana, speed, LSD, cocaine, and lots of alcohol.  “It was in eighth grade when I started,” said Clark, and it lasted for years.  “I was into the dope really bad.”    His past substance abuse is no...
Dr. Jennifer Barnett
February 15, 2021The Harlan Community Board of Education is pleased to announce a new district superintendent pending formal board approval. The school board and Grundmeyer Leader Services Consultants conducted semifinalist screening interviews on Thursday, Jan. 21. Soon after the screening...
	Frances “Frankie” and Raymond Anastasi have been married 72 years. This photo was taken by Kristin Schmit on Frankie and Raymond’s 70th wedding anniversary.
    HARLAN -- Raymond Anastasi’s words of advice for a successful marriage are “Never get angry with each other and help each other. Love, respect, common sense and laugh a lot!”    Raymond and his wife, Frances “Frankie”, have been each other’s Valentines for more than seven decades. The couple...
Prepare for Cold Weather
Wind chills of 35 below expected by Sunday. Please be safe and prepared and have a vehicle safety kit. This from the National Weather Service....Prepare for Cold WeatherThe way to avoid frostbite and hypothermia is to plan for extreme cold before it arrives. Don't get caught unprepared. Check the...
Kasey Bradley stirs the beans on the grill Saturday evening at the Shelby County Cattlemen’s Association drive-through banquet.
    WESTPHALIA – Temperatures dipped into the single digits Saturday evening, Feb. 6, but the bitter cold temps and wind chills didn’t keep Shelby County from once again supporting the annual Shelby County Cattlemen’s Association through its annual banquet.    The event was held drive-through only...
    HARLAN -- Masks are still required at sporting events hosted in the Harlan Community Schools, although the number of spectators will be allowed to increase, officials confirmed, after Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds relaxed mask requirements across the state this week.    The governor last Friday lifted...
Schechinger
    HARLAN -- Tami Schechinger, Elk Horn, recently joined the Harlan Newspapers as an Advertising Account Executive.    Schechinger comes to the Harlan Newspapers with an extensive background in sales and marketing, having served in those capacities with several local businesses over her career...

Pages

 
 

 

Comment Here