Kevin Dresser will tell you he’s not satisfied with just making the top 10 in the NCAA national wrestling tournament.
The Humboldt native and veteran head wrestling coach of the Virginia Tech University Hokies, shared his thoughts with the Independent three weeks after his squad finished 10th in the NCAA Division I-A national...
School boards from Corwith-Wesley and LuVerne have decided to seek a sharing agreement with Algona.
During a joint meeting of the two boards last week (April 4) and after an hour-long public meeting in the Corwith gym earlier in the night, the two boards voted unanimously to seek a new academic whole grade sharing agreement with...
The federal government sequester will have an impact on the Humboldt School District.
During Monday’s regular monthly meeting of the Humboldt School Board, Superintendent Greg Darling says the government’s reduction in spending will cost the district $15,000.
“Because of the sequester, there will be $15,000 less money...
Twin Rivers Principal Don Hasenkamp reported on strong scores from the recent Iowa Assessments testing, to the Twin Rivers Board of Education last week.
“We met both our reading and math goals according to the recent Iowa Assessments,” Hasenkamp said. “For reading our goal was to have 50 percent of third through fifth grade...
An era is about to end this week when Johnny’s Service Station in Humboldt closes on Feb. 28.
The station, owned and operated by Jim Van Horn, is the last remaining full-service gas station in Humboldt.
“After 46 years it’s time to call it quits,” Van Horn said last week.
On a nearby calendar on the wall of his station,...
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