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  Elma - The Elma Area Community Foundation works with nonprofits and donors alike to keep the town and surrounding area  strong and safe for their residents. Now, EACF has the opportunity to increase their impact with the aide of the entire  community. Through the support of an anonymous donor,...
  CRESCO - Last year, Sterling pharmacies, located in Cresco, Osage, and several locations throughout Minnesota, raised $10,692 for the Alzheimer’s Association. That dollar amount was then matched by the Astrup Family Foundation—increasing the donation to $21,384. Sterling is at it again this June...
  CRESCO - Volunteers at area churches are working together to create sleeping mats for the homeless using grocery bags. Linda Thompson of Cresco, who serves as pastor at Burr Oak United Methodist Church, credits the origins of the volunteer project to LuAnne Becker, who researched project...
  CRESCO - Ben Haar of Elma won the Best of Show overall prize at the Times Plain Dealer’s photo contest at the Howard County Fair with his photo titled, “Afternoon of Itasca.” Haar will receive $75 in Cresco Chamber Bucks for taking first.  The People’s Choice Photo chosen by the Mighty Howard...
  CRESCO - One of the most anticipated highlights of the Mighty Howard County Fair is, perhaps, who will be crowned fair queen. This year has brought a significant change, a welcome change, that being the crowning of fair princess. Moving forward, all those little girls and young ladies who dream...
  Protivin - On June 13, the Protivin City Council voted in favor of the health of Protivin citizens by making all city parks tobacco-free.  Effective June 13, 2017, no person will be allowed to use any form of tobacco in parks under the new resolution. The Protivin City Council, Turkey Valley YODA...
  CRESCO - The Housing Committee, with Shirley and Dave Sovereign as co-chairs, need more locals to sign up as a host family for RAGBRAI® riders and support personnel. This short 8-9-week series will hopefully encourage others to sign up as hosts. Past host families will share their experiences and...
  CRESCO - Crestwood High School is having a Towel Drive for the upcoming RAGBRAI® event on July 27. The school is opening up its showers for riders.  The towels can be dropped off at the old bus garage, which is located just east of the football field and just north of NICC. To get there, a person...

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