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CRESCO - The people of Cresco and Howard County lost a true supporter when Ken Becker passed away on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. From 1976 until his retirement in 2011, as a writer, photographer, editor and friend, Becker kept the area informed as to what was taking place during his 35-year stint at the...
LIME SPRINGS - It took just two-and-a-half hours for authorities to arrest an individual suspected of robbing the Lime Springs branch of CUSB Bank at gunpoint on Sept. 3. Luis Angel Vega, age 27, of Austin, Minn. is charged with 1st Degree Robbery, a Class B Felony. At approximately 12:21 p.m. on...
CRESCO - Thomson Pool at Cresco Fitness Center will be closed, starting Monday, Sept. 23, for resurfacing of the pool and spa/hot tub. In addition, the locker rooms will be updated. CFC manager Rick McCarville explained, “It should be replastered every 10-15 years because it gets chipped. We’re at...
CRESCO - Members of the 2019 Crestwood Homecoming Court include, first row, left to right: Emma Cotant, Madison Brace, Mattie Slavin, Sharon Goodman, Kelsey Stortz and Libby Labosky. Back row: Wyatt Curtis, Caleb Shea, Kael Anderlik, Garret Ollendieck and Bryer Thompson. Not pictured is Dalton Heit...
HOWARD COUNTY/ SURROUNDING AREA - With the excitement of the bank robbery in Lime Springs on Tuesday, Sept. 3, locals have been talking about area bank robberies. Looking in the archives of the Howard County newspapers, available on the Cresco Public Library’s website, here is a rundown of the few...
DES MOINES - Iowa Secretary of Agriculture  Mike Naig, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation President Craig Hill and  Vice-President Joe Heinrich honored 485 Iowa farm families with  Century or Heritage Farm designations at the Iowa State Fair. The  program celebrates farms that have been owned by the same...
Cresco - The Cresco Wildlife Club has been in existence for nearly 100 years and the mission has been to promote and support youth hunting activities. For many years, it has been a vision of the CWC to build a new trap range to replace the single trap house located at the Howard County Fairgrounds...
CRESCO - Area contractors were given the opportunity to present a plan on how to put new housing on the old trailer park property that is now city-owned at a special work session on Aug. 19. Cresco is addressing one of the biggest economic development problems — housing. Just two proposals were...
HOWARD COUNTY - Area residents may have heard there will be some changes in the 2019 school and city elections. They are being combined for the first time and will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5. In the past, school board elections were in September while city council elections were held, for the most...
CRESCO - When something works, you don’t change it. That’s why Notre Dame Parish is celebrating its 49th Annual Fair Day on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The custom-made sausage and turkey dinner will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the church basement. Advance tickets cost $9 for adults and $5 for...

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