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Kent Thompson

07/30/2015 - 5:17pm

A large controlled burn began Friday evening (July 24) and continued throughout the weekend just west of Highway 169 in northern Webster County. The former Farm Egg facility, now Sparboe Farms Inc., burned the remains of several large hen-laying buildings on its site, with plans to rebuild. Sparboe was one of many Iowa chicken and turkey producers hit with the Avian Influenza this past winter...

03/18/2015 - 4:18pm

The Renwick Fire Department was called to a fire at 213 Kelling St., in the early morning hours of Monday, March 16.
An apartment building that was just beginning to be constructed was burned to the ground. Eight firefighters were on the scene for about an hour and 20 minutes after being alerted of the blaze shortly after...

03/12/2015 - 1:04pm

Humboldt County was one of five counties recognized Friday, March 6, by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as being the latest to becoming certified as a Home Base Iowa Community.
The governor also recognized the counties of Clay, Carroll, Hancock and Webster, along with educational institutions Iowa Central Community College, Mercy...

03/05/2015 - 12:40pm

A Humboldt woman is facing numerous felony criminal charges relating to thefts that occurred over several years, according to charges brought by the Humboldt County Attorney’s Office, following a six-month investigation by the Humboldt Police Department.
Krissy M. Johnson, 35, Humboldt, is charged with seven counts of...

03/04/2015 - 6:14pm

A high-speed chase between Kossuth County law enforcement and a Fort Dodge subject ended with the car going in the ditch east of Livermore, and the suspect being apprehended. The incident occurred in the early morning hours Tuesday, March 3.
According to Kossuth County Sheriff Steve Kollasch, a routine traffic stop in Algona for...

03/04/2015 - 5:53pm

Humboldt voters said yes by a two-to-one margin Tuesday, yes to continuing the unified law enforcement levy. Not a new tax, but one city taxpayers have been paying since 1986.
“Shall an annual levy, the amount of which will not exceed a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value of the taxable property in the Unified Law...

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