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HOWARD COUNTY - Veterans have always given of themselves. They did so while in active duty, fighting or representing their country, and they do it today in various ways. One of the most recent projects the Howard County American Legions have worked on was constructing Little Lending Libraries....
HOWARD COUNTY - In the Times Plain Dealer of Oct. 7, two Sheriff’s candidates (Tim Beckman and Adam Hanson) answered questions presented by the TPD and Monitor Recorder. Others who explained their reasons for running for office included Howard County Supervisor — District 1 (Bill Caffrey and Pat...
HOWARD COUNTY - Even a pandemic won’t stop Halloween as local towns are leaving the choice of trick-or-treating up to parents. In addition, residents are also reminded that participation is up to them — hand out candy if you are comfortable. Turn lights off if you don’t want kids to stop at your...
CRESCO - Just like he would have when he was running for president 160 years ago. He was elected leader of the United States on Nov. 6, 1860. This prestigious man will be visiting Cresco Theatre and Opera House on Friday, Oct. 16 from 1:30-3 p.m. The event is sponsored by Cresco Public Library....
FORT ATKINSON - Small towns are great. Everyone is a neighbor and looks out for one another. That’s one of the reasons Ron Gerleman returned to Fort Atkinson after moving to LaCrosse 17 years ago. Now he owns the local bar, The Fort, and appreciates small-town living.  Gerleman purchased the bar...
DES MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Joe Heinrich honored families from Chickasaw, Clayton, Franklin and Howard counties with Century and Heritage Farm awards today. To achieve Century or Heritage Farm status, each family must maintain...
LIME SPRINGS - The City of Lime Springs has added rock to East Howard Street, the road that runs east/west from Dave Meyer’s to Donna Foote’s houses. Public Works Director Tyler Smith hauled some of the crushed concrete from the pile that was crushed a few years ago. Dale Schwade of A&K Feed...
As strange as the year 2020 has been, look what was seen on Sunday, Oct. 11 between Cresco and Protivin, just south of A46 blacktop — two brown deer and a third “white” deer. Photo by Chris Shimek
HOWARD COUNTY - With the presidential election getting so much air time, it might be easy to forget that other offices are being filled this year as well. Only contested race candidates were asked to answer the questions. The Monitor Recorder and Times Plain Dealer have asked local and district...
ELMA - It was a shock to the area when Elma Mayor and Howard County Supervisor Jerry Steven died suddenly at the age of 67 on Aug. 6, 2020 while working on the Regional Health Services of Howard County (RHSHC) Clinic in Elma. He was the general contractor for the project, and forward progress could...

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