Queen candidates this year are front L to R -- Kara Weis, Kara Rueschenberg, Kaylee Rivera, Cassidy Robinson and Emily Taggs.  Back L to R -- Taylor Andersen, Abigail Jacobsen, Mary Carroll, Amelia Juhl, Claire Dresen, Allyssa Obrecht and Mikala Kenkel.
    COUNTY -- Twelve young women are in the running to be crowned Shelby County Fair Queen this week.    Coronation will take place Thursday evening, July 12 in the show ring at the fairgrounds at 8 p.m. The new queen will reign over the Shelby...
	HARLAN -- Mallory Mulligan is one of the 4-H’ers participating in the first 4-H cake decorating competition. Here she is practicing icing the cake.
COUNTY -- The Shelby County Fair has added a cake decorating contest to the long list of food-related contests for 4-H students.    The contest was first introduced through a cake decorating workshop with Beth Klein, a baker at HyVee.    Mallory...
Goozman’s Westside Lounge was completely redone to resemble the original storefront from the early 1900s. The original columns on half of the building were restored and new ones were fabricated to match the other half. Additionally the building received all new windows, the transit windows redone, all doors were replaced, new awnings added, new paint and additional tuck-pointing.
    HARLAN -- Goozman’s Westside Lounge was one of eight businesses in downtown Harlan to receive grant money for facade work.   Owners are Keith and Cindy Kaufman.
Kara Weis (left) and Paige Sonderman washing the floors in the Commercial Building.
 HARLAN -- On Monday, July 2, Shelby County 4-H'ers met at the fairgrounds to prepare for next week's Shelby County Fair.
Iowa Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison)
    REGIONAL -- Do you have a carbon monoxide alarm? Do you move over for every car on the side of the road, not just the police? Has your student ever been shamed for not being able to afford lunch?    These are just a few examples of changes made...
Scott Kwapiszeski
    BRANSON, MO -- One phone call.    One phone call can change the direction of someone’s career.    For Scott Kwapiszeski, this phone call changed his career direction to Branson, MO.    Scott Kwapiszeski was raised in Panama and said he has...
Queen candidates this year are front L to R -- Kara Weis, Kara Rueschenberg, Kaylee Rivera, Cassidy Robinson and Emily Taggs.  Back L to R -- Taylor Andersen, Abigail Jacobsen, Mary Carroll, Amelia Juhl, Claire Dresen, Allyssa Obrecht and Mikala Kenkel.
	HARLAN -- Mallory Mulligan is one of the 4-H’ers participating in the first 4-H cake decorating competition. Here she is practicing icing the cake.
Goozman’s Westside Lounge was completely redone to resemble the original storefront from the early 1900s. The original columns on half of the building were restored and new ones were fabricated to match the other half. Additionally the building received all new windows, the transit windows redone, all doors were replaced, new awnings added, new paint and additional tuck-pointing.
Kara Weis (left) and Paige Sonderman washing the floors in the Commercial Building.
Iowa Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison)
Scott Kwapiszeski
   HARLAN -- The Class 3A, District 15 baseball games for tonight (Friday, July 13) at Jim Goeser Field in Harlan have been postponed due to rain and rescheduled for Saturday, July 14.    Denison-Schleswig vs. Atlantic will now start at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, followed by Harlan Community vs. Carroll...
Looking to attend today's 2018 Shelby County Fair, see the map for the best place to sit - and be sure and get out of that sun - whew it's gonna be a hot one.....but it's Fair Week...it always is!
Queen candidates this year are front L to R -- Kara Weis, Kara Rueschenberg, Kaylee Rivera, Cassidy Robinson and Emily Taggs.  Back L to R -- Taylor Andersen, Abigail Jacobsen, Mary Carroll, Amelia Juhl, Claire Dresen, Allyssa Obrecht and Mikala Kenkel.
    COUNTY -- Twelve young women are in the running to be crowned Shelby County Fair Queen this week.    Coronation will take place Thursday evening, July 12 in the show ring at the fairgrounds at 8 p.m. The new queen will reign over the Shelby County Fair as well as represent the county at the...
	HARLAN -- Mallory Mulligan is one of the 4-H’ers participating in the first 4-H cake decorating competition. Here she is practicing icing the cake.
COUNTY -- The Shelby County Fair has added a cake decorating contest to the long list of food-related contests for 4-H students.    The contest was first introduced through a cake decorating workshop with Beth Klein, a baker at HyVee.    Mallory Mulligan is in 9th grade and has been a part of 4-H...
Goozman’s Westside Lounge was completely redone to resemble the original storefront from the early 1900s. The original columns on half of the building were restored and new ones were fabricated to match the other half. Additionally the building received all new windows, the transit windows redone, all doors were replaced, new awnings added, new paint and additional tuck-pointing.
    HARLAN -- Goozman’s Westside Lounge was one of eight businesses in downtown Harlan to receive grant money for facade work.   Owners are Keith and Cindy Kaufman.
Kara Weis (left) and Paige Sonderman washing the floors in the Commercial Building.
 HARLAN -- On Monday, July 2, Shelby County 4-H'ers met at the fairgrounds to prepare for next week's Shelby County Fair.
Iowa Rep. Steve Holt (R-Denison)
    REGIONAL -- Do you have a carbon monoxide alarm? Do you move over for every car on the side of the road, not just the police? Has your student ever been shamed for not being able to afford lunch?    These are just a few examples of changes made by the most recent Iowa legislative session.    ...
    SHELBY -- The City of Shelby will have a special election Tuesday, July 10 to fill two vacancies on the Shelby City Council.    Councilpersons Bob Richmond and Sheila Rihner both had submitted their resignations from the council as they moved out of the city limits of Shelby.  Rihner moved to...
    HARLAN -- The City of Harlan has questions for Harlan Municipal Utilities regarding money transfers to the city for sewer billing.    It’s not that HMU isn’t transferring all income received, it’s the overall amount.    When the city updated their sewer system several years ago, their engineers...
    HARLAN – The Harlan Community Schools Board of Education has approved a contract extension for HCS Superintendent of Schools Justin Wagner.    The board voted 6-0 (Lonnie Muxfeldt, Amy Rueschenberg, Al Hazelton, Jessica Anderson, Joni Larsen and Monte Schechinger aye; Kathy Mahlberg absent) on...
     HARLAN -- The public notice in the July 3 Harlan Tribune listed all Harlan Community Schools salaries for the school’s past fiscal year.      Included were these top 10 salaries:      Justin Wagner, $214,950; John Connell, $140,417; Jeffrey Moser, $117,174; Mitch Osborn, $116,504; Scott...
    ELK HORN -- Elk Horn is currently planning and funding a 1,800 foot trail in the city park that will comply with the American with Disabilities Act in regards to walking trails.    The trail will connect all of the shelter houses, putt-putt golf, sand volleyball courts, basketball courts and...

Sports

 IKM-M senior Payton Sporrer carries the second base bag off the field for the final time following Monday’s 9-3 regional final loss to Earlham, which huddles in shallow right field.

 IRWIN (July 9) -- With an inning to go in Monday’s Class 2A, Region 3 softball final, it appeared that IKM-Manning’s veteran squad might have the young Earlham Cardinals right where it wanted them

Family Living

Mary and Daniel Olson
    WESTPHALIA -- A renewal of vows and marriage blessing for Mary Schechinger and Daniel Olson both of State Center were held on April 21, 2018 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in...

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