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Howard County - Last week, an individual called the Times Plain Dealer office to inform staff a person called her place of business claiming to be Marcie Klomp of Times Plain Dealer and she wanted to help them reduce their credit card debt. Luckily, the local knew the person was not Klomp and...
Howard County - There were two automobile and one snowmobile accident, along with four vehicles in the ditch over the snowy weekend, according to Sheriff Mike Miner. • At 2:11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, a call was received that a car had been rear-ended by Highway 9 and Robin Ave. The vehicle took...
Des Moines - Harold Eldridge McCarville, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at the Iowa Jewish Life Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  Funeral services will be held on Jan. 21, 2019 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines. Burial will be on Jan. 22, 2019 in Oaklawn Cemetery in Cresco,...
Dec. 6, 1956 — Jan. 14, 2019   Phoenix - Robert ‘Bob’ Klingle, age 62, died in Phoenix, Ariz. after a valiant fight with prostate cancer. A celebration of life will be held in Louisville in the spring. Born in Iowa City, Bob was the son of Dr. Francis Leroy and Mrs. Janis Peterson Klingle. He...
June 19, 1927 — Jan. 17, 2019   CRESCO - Marguerite Hoffland, age 91 of Cresco, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 at First Lutheran Church in Cresco. Burial will be in the Saude Lutheran Church...
[Editor’s note: This movie was originally scheduled for Jan. 25-31, but was moved up by the movie company to Jan. 18-24. The Times Plain Dealer appologizes for not publishing this in a timely manor.]   Cresco - You may have seen her at Czech Days in Protivin or after the Harmony Fourth of July...
Reader Jodi DeMeulenaere submitted this photo of ice discs or circles floating on Coldwater Creek. She said she and her husband had never seen them before. They are one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half feet across. No — these natural occurrences are not made by aliens.  After a little research on...
Cresco - A familiar face to Evans Memorial Home’s residents is now administrator of the facility. Amy Murphy, who has worked at Evans Home for the past three years as director of nursing, began her new position as administrator on Nov. 1, 2018. “I am very much enjoying learning and the challenge of...
According to a statement released by Michelle Hansen, Manager Public Relations & Shopko Foundation, “Shopko Hometown Cresco is not part of the recent store closures.  We will continue to provide the same quality products and great service as always.”  
Cresco - Cresco and surrounding area will be getting an influx of tourists June 9-12 when WMT Radio’s Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade makes its way through the region. Howard County Fairgrounds will be the home base for the event.  The announcement of where the 20th annual tractorcade was to take...

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