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 Left to right: Tim Blum, SCCB member, Janet Buman SCCB President, Curtis Schnack, SC Park Ranger/Naturalist, Nick Preston, SCCB Director, Richard, Jesse, and Magnolia Petersen, Shelby County Pheasants Forever members, Jeff and Clara Schmitz, Nishna Land Services, Inc., and Lee Schoof, SCPF. (Photo contributed)
SHELBY COUNTY — In 2021 the Lila Rickel family approached the Shelby County Conservation Board (SCCB) with an interest in selling approximately thirteen acres of land in Shelby County. This parcel of land is located on the east side of Highway 59 across the Nishnabotna River and west of the Nishna...
 ELK HORN — An attempted bank robbery was thwarted in Elk Horn Monday morning. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office reported a call was received approximately 10 a.m. August 7. A man dressed in a blue rain suit and yellow mask attempted to enter  the Elk Horn branch of Shelby County State Bank (SCSB...
SHELBY COUNTY — The Iowa State University Shelby County Extension and Outreach office will host a meeting on August 10, beginning at 10:00 a.m. with doors open at 9:30 a.m. The location is at the Shelby County Extension office located at 906 6th Street. The meeting will last approximately 2 ½ hours...
CEDAR FALLS — The 51st Iowa Shrine Bowl was held Saturday July 22, 2023 at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.Coach Todd Bladt, Aidan Hall and Stephen Leinen all participated in the weeklong activities put on by the Iowa Shrine Bowl organization which included Shriner’s hospital presentations, interactive...
 Staff ReportsHARLAN — Harlan Community School students will head back to class Wednesday, August 23. The district has released the following information for the upcoming school year.RegistrationAll Preschool - 12th grade registration will be completed by mail. Materials may be returned by mail or...
Shelby County K9 Odin, along with Deputy Nathan Pigsley, assisted the Iowa State Patrol with the seizure of almost 100 pounds of a controlled substance. (Shelby County Sheriff’s Office photo)
SHELBY COUNTY — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month, with multiple calls for service and traffic stops, leading to the arrests of 27 individuals for a total of 76 separate charges.“Our deputies have put in countless hours and worked relentlessly to bring these individuals to...
 by Renée Brich, Managing EditorSTATEWIDE — Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) members have spent the summer in a “Clean Water Fight” to crack down on water pollution caused by factory farms. They are asking other concerned Iowans to join a statewide meeting on Zoom to learn about CCI’s...
 SHELBY COUNTY — There are currently 16 registered sex offenders residing in Shelby County, according to information provided by Iowa’s sex offender registry. There are currently two registrants residing in the City of Shelby; two in Portsmouth; one in Westphalia; one in Kimballton; and one in Elk...
 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...

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