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HCHS (7-2) to play at Oskaloosa (8-1) on Fri., Oct. 26
Sixteen teams in 3A have reached the playoffs by winning district championships or placing high enough in the association's RPI rankings to earn a wild-card berth. All district champion teams, including those who tied, are in bold below. The round of 16 is scheduled for Oct. 26, with the...
The only local contested race is for county supervisor as 16-year incumbent Roger Schmitz (right) is being challenged by newcomer Darin Haake.  Here the two discuss county issues at the forum.
HARLAN -- Approximately 25 people turned out for a Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and Industry-sponsored Candidates Forum to meet local and state candidates running for office.  Watch the Harlan Newspapers for full election coverage in early November.
Derrick Yamada’s favorite part of being a police officer is interacting with the people he meets.
    HARLAN -- “Most of the misconceptions are that police hate everybody. We don’t, we are here to protect and serve,” Derrick Yamada said.    Yamada has been a police officer for 11 years. He attended the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in 2011 and became a certified reserve officer in 2011.    ...
    COUNTY -- Shelby County Community Chest has kicked off its annual fund drive with hopes of raising $50,000 this year for local organizations.    Shelby County Community Chest raises funds for local non-profit agencies which provide valuable services to youth, for area residents and to...
Kindergarten student Edyn Stinn takes a look at a fireman’s ax during a fire prevention program at the Harlan Community Primary Building on Tuesday.
    HARLAN -- Harlan Volunteer Firefighters Allison Taylor, Patrick Gaul and Kristi Pederson spoke to the primary students about fire safety.  (Photo by Kim Wegener)
    HARLAN -- Myrtue Medical Center will join the Heartland Physicians Accountable Care Organization, a Medicare Shared Savings ACO, West Des Moines, on July 1, 2019 instead of the original plan of beginning on January 1, 2019. The MMC board had approved the recommendation for the three year...
HCHS students throw yellow glitter into the air at Friday’s football game in honor of ICare Week for suicide prevention.
HARLAN --  A number of activities were held during the week in honor of ICare Week for suicide prevention, including sponsors being secured to purchase yellow ICare t-shirts for every member of the student body.  See inside Tuesday’s Tribune for more information about the t-shirt project.
	Allen Fries is a starting defensive end on the varsity football team as well as the section leader for the pit in the marching band.  He’s one of the first students in years to participate in both activities on game night Fridays.
    HARLAN – Pride, Dedication and Excellence is the motto of this year’s Harlan Community High School Marching Band, and no one student exemplifies what it means to be a Cyclone more than Allen Fries, who in an exciting move has decided to participate in both the band and varsity football team on...
    HARLAN --”Shelby County 911 where is your emergency?”    “Where are you, that is the most important thing you have to tell me,” Susan Cooper said.    “Don’t start telling everything else, tell me where you are; that way I can get you help as quickly as possible.  Then it’s the what. What is the...
	Susan Cooper and Alex Londo have been 911 dispatchers for Shelby County.  Londo recently was promoted to EMA Coordinator replacing Bob Seivert who retired last week.
COUNTY -- The Shelby County Emergency Management Commission, Executive Committee, announced last week that Alex Londo will be replacing retiring EMA Coordinator Bob Seivert.    Alex is a current employee with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and two  years experience as a 911 dispatcher.    ...

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