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CRESCO - The Howard-Winneshiek CSD board meeting was on the short side as it was a week earlier (Feb. 8) than the regular third Monday of the month. Supt. Ted Ihns’ report to the board was probably the biggest part of the meeting as business was mostly second readings of and approval of board...
CRESCO - For many years, residents and businesses received their utility bills by postcard. Although it is a little more expensive for postage and supplies, the City of Cresco has decided to mail statements in envelopes.  This helps keep the bills private. It will also cut down on the number of...
LIME SPRINGS - While looking over the consent agenda at the Feb. 2 Lime Springs City Council meeting, council person Kris McNamara  wanted verbiage changed regarding a portion from the January 2021 minutes that stated Council gave approval for Public Works Director Tyler Smith to paint “his” office...
CRESCO - Notre Dame School has been awarded a $1,500 R.J. McElroy Grant and a $250 grant from the CUSB Bank Student Learning Fund for their “Bringing Us Together through Mardi Gras” project.  Art teacher, Ms. Kelly Schwartz, and music teacher, Mrs. Meghan Ringoen, collaborated on this project. It...
CRESCO - Notre Dame School has been awarded a $1,500 R.J. McElroy Grant and a $250 grant from the CUSB Bank Student Learning Fund for their “Bringing Us Together through Mardi Gras” project.  Art teacher, Ms. Kelly Schwartz, and music teacher, Mrs. Meghan Ringoen, collaborated on this project. It...
LIME SPRINGS - The Howard County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a dog that was shot in the southeast part of Lime Springs on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 at approximately 1 p.m.   Deputy Richard Hollenbeck noted, "We have identified a person of interest in the case and are still investigating. This...
CRESCO - The Brian and Sami Swestka family is unable to live in their home after a fire on Feb. 2, 2021. The Cresco Fire Department was paged to a house fire at 9094 Yankee Avenue at 4:30 a.m.  Brian was awakened by the home’s smoke detectors and was able to get himself and their three young...
CRESCO - Travis Squires of Piper Sandler gave a presentation to the Howard-Winneshiek School Board regarding finding funds for a $4 million project at the Monday, Jan. 18 meeting. Originally, a $23.6 million bond referendum was put on the Nov. 5, 2019 ballot and lost. Now, the board is looking at...
HOWARD COUNTY - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds lifted the partial mask mandate, restrictions on businesses and limits on public gatherings, which took effect on Sunday, Feb. 7. It is like the governor just ripped the bandaid off after having nearly a year of restrictions on social distancing, wearing masks...
Hi there, I hope this message finds you all well. I was writing in hopes of obtaining some help, you see, my husband Brandon Schmitt was born and raised in Cresco. His mom, Kathy Schmitt is retired from Regional Health Services of Howard County and his dad is Dan Schmitt, who worked at H&S...

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