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LIME SPRINGS - Ed Greiman of Upper Iowa Beef updated Council on the expansion project taking place at the facility. “We wanted to be done by Sept. 1. We’re not quite there, but the work should be done in two weeks.” As happens with construction, it was pushed back another week or two. The new part...
LIME SPRINGS - Howard County Engineer Nick Rissman attended the Sept. 1 Lime Springs City Council meeting to discuss the Merrill St. bridge.  The Council closed the bridge to traffic over five tons. Bolton & Menk, the City engineering company, performed a condition assessment on Feb. 5 and...
On Friday, Sept. 11, members of Cresco Fire  Department and American Legion Riders stood in silence for nine minutes, 11 seconds to remember those who were lost during the terrorist attacks in 2001. Of the 2,977 victims killed on 9/11 were 412 emergency workers, including 343 firefighters, 37...
CRESCO - Cresco Police Department responded to H&S Motors on Sept. 8, 2020 at 7:54 a.m. for a report of a hit-and-run.  A 2017 Chevy Silverado parked in the lot was struck on the driver side, when a 2011 Chevy truck lost control and left the roadway, westbound on Hwy. 9. A parking sign was also...
HOWARD COUNTY - The official names that will be on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballots have been confirmed by Howard County Auditor Julie Chapman. In addition, the Times Plain Dealer is correcting a statement in the Sept. 2 paper. The filing deadline for all seats was Aug. 26. The Governor’s public measure...
CRESCO - Besides having a whole new way of learning because of COVID-19, students at Notre Dame Elementary also met a new principal at the start of the school year. Katie Schmitt comes to Notre Dame from St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School in Ossian/Spillville, where she started as assistant...
By Casandra Leff HOWARD COUNTY - This year, Hayden Prairie, located about five miles southwest of Lime Springs, turns 75 years old, but its history dates much farther back and is more interesting than many may know. The tract was well-known, even before the prairie was officially established, as...
HOWARD COUNTY - At the Community Call meeting organized by Regional Health Services of Howard County, it was announced new rules going into effect for long-term care facilities. On Aug. 26, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced regulations meant to prevent COVID-19 from...
CRESCO - “This has been a pretty good week,” said Plantpeddler co-owner Mike Gooder. “Sen. Charles Grassley came on Monday [Aug. 31], and Sen. Joni Ernst came to Plantpeddler today [Wednesday, Sept. 2]. I feel honored that we can get people like that to come here.” Ernst was given a tour of the new...
CRESCO - Sen. Chuck Grassley was the first of Iowa’s two senators to visit Cresco in three days. He made his appearance at the Farm Bureau office on Monday, Aug. 31, while Joni Ernst visited Plantpeddler on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Face masks were worn at both events. The wearing of masks was mentioned...

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