Firefighters from Humboldt and Bode battled a fire in Rutland on Sunday afternoon that severely damaged the Rutland locker (Thul's West River Meats). See more photos and details in this week's Humboldt Independent.
The Humboldt City Council met in emergency session Friday afternoon, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m.
While the council took no official action, a letter was read that was received from Humboldt Mayor Walter Jensen. It was received at Humboldt City Hall earlier on Friday.
The letter read as follows: “Effective today (Friday, Feb. 20,) I...
Positives were aplenty Monday night (Feb. 16) during a joint work session of the Humboldt and Twin Rivers School Districts.
In a meeting held at the middle school media center in Humboldt, board members from both districts expressed satisfaction with the sharing that has taken place, now in its fourth year.
Jim Gargano, Publisher of Humboldt Newspapers, received the prestigious 2015 Master Editor-Publisher Award at the annual Iowa Newspaper Association Convention and Trade Show on Friday night, Feb. 6, in Des Moines. Gargano has been a newspaper publisher since 1979, when he owned and operated the Belmond Independent. In 1985, he purchased the...
The Humboldt County Compensation Board met last Thursday and heard from county elected officials about their jobs.
The board then reviewed information from other counties and debated the merits of wage increases and appropriate amounts for each position.
After some discussion, the board elected to recommend 7 percent wage...
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