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  CRESCO - Cresco Public Library offers its patrons free research resources online, including Gale Pages Iowa, Gale Chilton Library, Credo, and Transparent Language Online. Library staff members recently completed a training session on how to navigate the sites, which provide library users with...
  CRESCO - No need to get too excited about the future installation of a cell tower by Verizon. With all the paperwork, soil boring and locating utility wires, it won’t be until spring 2019 when construction begins. The site assessment will be done soon. Cresco Public Works Director Rod Freidhof...
  Schley - Usually when a person from Northeast Iowa sees a bear, it is from some sort of zoo, not from the cab of a tractor or combine! But that’s what happened to Eric Reicks and his dad, Mark, on Nov. 7, near Schley. The duo were finishing up combining a corn field Mark rents from Wayne and...
  Howard County - No matter what a person calls him - Father Christmas, Kriss Kringle, St. Nick or Santa Claus - he is sure to bring a smile to every face. Here is a schedule of when and where he will be appearing between now and Christmas. Wednesday, Nov. 8: 5:30 p.m.—A&W/LJS Wednesday, Nov. 8...
  CRESCO - A large crowd of approximately 120 people gathered at Kessel Lodge recently to celebrate the 100th birthday of Alvin Sommer. Sommer’s special day was shared with his brother, Harold, age 92 from Byron, Illinois. The two brothers hadn't seen each other in 14 years. Following his party,...
  Des Moines - Last week was the World Food Prize (Oct. 16), now a week-long event held each October at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott Hotel, founded by Dr. Norman E. Borlaug in 1986.  To recap briefly what the significance is: Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for...
  CRESCO - Last year the Cresco Area Chamber Business Committee introduced a new Halloween concept to Howard County—Trunk or Treat. The event allows businesses, civic organizations and community members to literally open up their trunk and treat those Halloween ghosts, ghouls and Super Heroes....
  CRESCO - He has the talent. He has the passion. He has the compassion. He is Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II, creator of The Freedom Rock Tour, and he was commissioned to paint Howard County’s Freedom Rock, located at the corner of Highway 9 and 3rd St. SW. in Cresco.   Howard County’s Rock Sorensen...
  CRESCO - For the 11th year, the Veterans Banquet has honored those who have served our great country with heroism and passion. At the Oct. 28 event, 24 of those Americans received a Quilt of Valor in appreciation of their service. After a welcome by VFW Post Commander Rick Slifka, SMSgt Cindy M....
  Riceville - United States Navy veteran Laura Hubka credits her experience in the military for teaching her valuable life lessons. “I think that the military helped me meet and reach out to so many people from all over the country with different lifestyles and who had lived different lives. It...

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