humboldt humboldt  /ˈhəm ˌboʊlt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) German philologist noted for his studies of the relation between language and culture (1767-1835)
  2. (n) German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859)

News

  1. Humboldt Man Accused of Offering Teen Money for Sex

    JACKSON, Tenn. – A Humboldt man was arrested after he allegedly offered to pay a teen for sex. According to a news release, Paul Richard Johnson, 48, of Humboldt, is charged with solicitation of a minor and attempted aggravated statutory rape of a 17-year-old girl.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBBJ TV

  2. Humboldt Fire: Five years later, where are they now?

    The Humboldt Fire started five years ago June 11, and by June 12, it had devastated the Ridge, taking many homes as it burned through the area.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Paradise Post

  3. Humboldt County looking for HealthPlan commissioners

    Humboldt County is seeking nominations to fill its two seats on the 32-member board of commissioners of Partnership HealthPlan of California -- the health plan for the county's Medi-Cal patients effective September 2013.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Eureka Times-Standard

Quotes

  1. As to the end of the fight with Pacific Lumber, Cherney said, "I would say that I have a healthy dose of skepticism. But it does feel like a great weight has been lifted from the shoulders of southern Humboldt County to have Maxxam gone."
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Darryl Cherney Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "After hearing the hands-on assessments from state doctors and nurses, I am comfortable that the Veterans Homes in Knoxville and Humboldt are providing a sound level of care and can re-open admissions," Bredesen said in the statement. "I...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Phil Bredesen Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

  3. Baxter All-Stars coach Tim Jones said, "We've traveled three years in a row -- Lewisburg twice, then Humboldt. We're not going to look ahead to anywhere else and hope to get through this tournament. If we have good pitching, don't walk a bunch of...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Tim Jones Source: Cookeville Herald Citizen

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