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  Des Moines - Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Gov. Kim Reynolds took the oath of office to become Iowa’s 43rd governor. She officially became governor of Iowa at 10:06 a.m.  Below are her first remarks to Iowans as governor, as prepared for delivery.  “Mr. Ambassador and Mrs. Branstad, Mr. Chief Justice...
  Des Moines - At 10:06 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Gov. Terry Branstad resigned as governor of Iowa, marking his 8,169th day in office.  At 10:07 a.m., he took the oath of office as the next U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.  Judge Steven Colloton administered the oath of office...
  CRESCO - Sometimes it is hard to imagine a gray-haired man in a wheelchair as a young man in the Army walking among the dead on different islands in the Pacific during WWII.  But that is exactly what Harold Munkel witnessed over 70 years ago, and his memory of those experiences is as vivid today...
  CRESCO - Once again Memorial Day is upon us . . . a time for honoring men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day, became an official federal holiday in 1971 but this year the Times Plain Dealer will honor and talk with a living service member, who dedicated and served...
  Lime Springs - Community Art Show was sponsored by the Lime Springs Library and Oneota Club. It was held Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 2-5 p.m.  There were 69 featured artists who displayed quilts, pencil drawings, crocheted and knitted items, watercolor paintings, wood carvings, coloring pictures...
  CRESCO - The Howard-Winneshiek Community School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no...
  CRESCO - Have you ever met a talking dog, a REAL talking dog? Get ready, because you are about to meet America’s funniest canine, and his name is “Irving.” Together with his partner, comedian/Ventriloquist Todd Oliver, this duo has been featured on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with...
  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...
  • 8 a.m. Elma Area Services at St. Cecelia, Colonial Manor (8:30), Maple Leaf (9), Lourdes (9:30), Elma Cemeteries (11) • 8:30 a.m. Services at Riceville (St. Peter’s Lutheran, Calvary and Saratoga Cemeteries) • 8:45 a.m. Chester Hill Cemetery • 9 a.m. Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Protivin, then...
  (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad will resign as governor of Iowa on Wednesday, May 24, at 10 a.m. and immediately be sworn in as U.S. ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. The U.S. Senate confirmed Branstad Monday by a vote of 82-13. “Never in my wildest dreams did I think that a boy...

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