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CRESCO - There is still time to sign up for the virtual Cresco Industrial Development Corporation (CIDC)/Chamber Banquet on Thursday, Nov. 19 by calling the Chamber at 563-547-3434. Staff members have been working hard to make the event special. Lots of things have made 2020 a less-than-stellar...
[Editor's note: Steve and Kathy McCarville were named grand marshals of the Santa Parade. Since then, the event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and Iowa Governor's Proclamations. It is hoped, the couple can be honored at an upcoming celebration.] CRESCO - Each year, the committee that decides...
CRESCO - It is a sight to behold. It takes a person’s breath away. “It” is the flags flying on Veterans Day and Memorial Day every year at New Oregon Cemetery, south of Cresco on the Protivin Road. Today, there are 84 flags lining the fence along the road and on both sides along the east/west drive...
CRESCO - The issue of whether or not to require a mask for students and staff at Howard-Winneshiek CSD was again on the agenda at the monthly meeting on Nov. 16. This was the third vote on the issue. In compliance with Gov. Kim Reynolds proclamation, board members voted to require masks for...
DES MOINES - Positive COVID-19 cases in the state of Iowa have been on the rise since the end of October. Up until then, the rate was pretty steady, with a big spike taking place in mid-April and another spike in late August. Because of that, at a press conference on Nov. 10, Gov. Kim Reynolds...
CRESCO - Chris Rogne, 7-12 principal at Howard-Winneshiek, updated the board of education on the Anti-Bullying/ Anti-Harassment/Anti-Bias policy at the Oct. 19 meeting. Also attending the meeting were some members of the committee, which consists of staff, students and parents. A Parent Advisory...
LIME SPRINGS - Mayor Chris Chilson gave an update on the Curt Tienter building on Willard St., which is falling down.  He told council members at the Nov. 3 meeting, the unpaid property taxes were purchased by Forrest Holdings, which also purchased the taxes for Lime Springs Locker. Chilson spoke...
CRESCO - It was just a short 50 years ago that one of the area’s most famous individuals was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize. Dr. Norman Borlaug was just one of thousands of students to walk the hallowed halls of Cresco, Notre Dame and Crestwood High Schools.  He graduated from Cresco High...
PROTIVIN - The Protivin Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) held its 9th annual turtle stew and soup supper on Nov. 7. The department made more food than ever before and sold out faster than ever before, everything was sold out by 6:15.  Funds from this year’s supper are going towards building a new...
DES MOINES - State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is celebrating the gift of education with College Savings Iowa with a holiday season giveaway.  “I look forward to the end of each calendar year as a way to help families realize an important gift to give is right in front of them,” said Fitzgerald. “...

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