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  CRESCO - When Pat Ferrie found out that she and her husband, Jack, had been selected as Santa Parade grand marshals, her response conveyed her shock: “Spiff (Slifka) at the Chamber called me, and asked if we were going to be home the day after Thanksgiving. She told us we had been chosen as grand...
  CRESCO - Board members of Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation were able to cross off a wish list item when Boy Scout Justin Kerian, from Cresco Troop #63, decided to do his Eagle Scout project at the Boyhood Home of Dr. Norman Borlaug. Justin, with the help of his uncle, Kevin Kerian, handcrafted...
  Elma - Three years ago, the citizens of Elma were devastated when the local elementary was closed by Howard-Winneshiek School District due to low numbers and expenses. Since then City Council and town leaders have been trying to find a way to make better use of the building. A solid group of...
  CRESCO - It was a time to pat some locals on the back, as well as celebrate a great year for Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce and CIDC (Cresco Industrial Development Corporation). A banquet was held Nov. 10 with lots of laughs and good-natured ribbing when a person won Boone’s Farm during the wine...
  Lime Springs - At the Nov. 7 monthly meeting for Lime Springs City Council, members approved an ordinance allowing All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and Off-Road Utility Vehicles (side-by-side) to navigate the streets of town while obeying the ordinance.  • In other business, Council discussed the...
      CRESCO -  Crestwood High School hosted the monthly Howard-Winneshiek Community School District Board of Education meeting on Nov. 13 with bond refinancing one of the new business items discussed. Duane Bodermann opened the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance. Roll call was taken by...
  IOWA - Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends come gather to share a meal and connect; it is also one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Don’t let your Thanksgiving end in tragedy. “Year after year, we are devastated by stories of family members who are killed on ther way to...
  Howard County - The Crestwood High School Marching Band’s recently-completed 2017 season captured the imagination of audiences with the theme of ‘Grimm Tales.’ The show, performed at Crestwood High School home football games, featured musical selections ‘Hansel and Gretel’, ‘Rumplestilskin’ and ‘...
  CRESCO - Veterans Day, Nov. 11, dawned cold and rainy, but that didn’t stop locals from attending the unveiling of the Freedom Rock. A welcome was given by Jim Perry, Commander American Legion Post 135 and Rick Slifka, Commander of VFW Post 4561. The American Flag was then raised, and lowered...
  CRESCO - It is always cause for consternation when employees find out new owners are taking over their company. They wonder if they will have a job, if their pay will stay the same, if they will be appreciated. Well the employees of Accura HealthCare (formerly Hawkeye Care Center) were reassured...

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