Cresco

CRESCO - Public Works Director Rod Freidhof told council members the 2nd St. project should be done in 3-4 work days, as of the Oct. 1 meeting. But it was unsure how the weather would cooperate with finishing up the 10-inch rock base.  The plan is to get it rocked and graded and let it sit over the...
CRESCO - Have you been seeing pink dots in strange places recently? It isn’t your imagination – they’re all around town! The City of Cresco hired Midland GIS Solutions, LLC, to enter all of the city’s water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure into a GIS database. First, city employees marked...
  CRESCO - At its Jan. 22 meeting, Cresco Council voted to give $3,000 to Driftrunners Snowmobile Club for Snowfest. This year was the 47th annual event, with members looking toward the 50th. The application explained the club tries to make Snowfest bigger and better each year. In addition, $1,000...
  CRESCO - Public Works Director Rod Freidhof told Cresco City Council members he is leaning toward removing the remaining ash trees on City property in the next year.  Although not an exact count, he estimates the number of trees that entails would be 450-470. Cost of removal would obviously vary...
  CRESCO - Public Works Director Rod Freidhof reported the pond in Malek’s Addition, north of 8th Ave. East, needs attention. The pond, which was installed in early 2000s, has been collecting sediment since then from runoff. He later said the pond should be drained, removing sediment, every five...
  Cresco Community Fire Department was called to an attic fire on Friday morning, July 28, at 7:49 a.m, at 117 4th St. E. The rental home is owned by Nicole Kimber. Fire Chief Neal Stapelkamp reported no injuries, but the family was temporarily displaced. He noted it could have been worse getting...
  CRESCO - Howard County Farm Bureau Outreach Coordinator Rachel Myers presents a new Children’s Story Hour event at Cresco Public Library for three weeks in June. Children are invited to come to the library to hear farm-theme stories and participate in a craft project Wednesday, June 7, 14 and 28...
  CRESCO - It is an ongoing problem. Individuals are dumping non-biodegradeable waste at the Cresco yardwaste site, which is against the city’s ordinance.  Each year, Council looks at possible solutions. Several ideas were presented by Public Works Director Rod Freidhof at the May 1 City Council...
  CRESCO - Water and sewer rates in Cresco will be increasing, starting with the July bill. Public hearings and second readings of the ordinances were held on Monday, April 3. The third reading and subsequent passing of Ordinance 464 for water and Ordinance 465 for sewer will take place at the...
  Cresco - Cresco celebrated its 150th anniversary this summer, and many of the businesses and events that have made Cresco the town it is today are featured in a 300-plus page history book. The Times Plain Dealer’s “City of Cresco History Book, 1866-2016” will take the reader from the very...

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