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LIME SPRINGS - Council was all set to move forward with replacing the Merrill St. bridge in Lime Springs, but a sewer main on the south side of the bridge has put that on hold. Council members learned at the Nov. 2 meeting that redoing the bridge would mean having to do something about a water main...
CRESCO - Cindy Yslas, American Legion #135 commander, gave the day’s speech. She said on Sept. 10, 2001, was just another day. She and her husband-to-be were tired from working extra hours to make money for their wedding. They complained about their car they were sure was on its last leg. And they...
CRESCO - Pat Darland hung up his keys as a United States Postal employee after 40 years on Friday, Oct. 29. Now he can put the backseat back in his car and drive for himself! (Otherwise, his back cargo area was full of packages.) He figured on average he drove 100 miles a day, 600 a week, 2,400 a...
CRESCO - Bigalk trout stream, seven miles northeast of Cresco, applied for and received a grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Recourses to revitalize and stabilize the structure of the public area and stream.  Grant money comes from, in part, when a person buys a fishing license, $3.00 of...
RIDGEWAY / CRESCO - How did a young farm girl, who attended Ridgeway Elementary, end up getting inducted into the 2021 Class of the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame? Lots and lots of work. Dr. Roxann Marie Ryan, Ph.D., will be honored at a virtual ceremony on Nov. 6. She is the daughter of Tom Ryan and...
RIDGEWAY / CRESCO - How did a young farm girl, who attended Ridgeway Elementary, end up getting inducted into the 2021 Class of the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame? Lots and lots of work. Dr. Roxann Marie Ryan, Ph.D., will be honored at a virtual ceremony on Nov. 6. She is the daughter of Tom Ryan and...
CRESCO - Once upon a time, there was a little girl with a big dream. Is this a fairy tale? No. This is a real girl, with a big dream that she is hoping to make come true. Olivia Hollenbeck has had this dream for about three months. Her dream — goal,  now — is to raise money to help improve the...
CRESCO - The first International Festival of Diversity and Culture is taking place at Crestwood, with the goal of successfully promoting diversity among students and the community.  It will take place on Monday, Nov. 8, from 12- 6 p.m. in the K-8 Building Gymnasium. Students will attend the event...
CRESCO - “That’s what these dollars were meant for,” said Howard County Board of Supervisors Chair Pat Murray. At the Oct. 25 weekly meeting, the three Howard County supervisors, Murray, Joe Pisney and Dean Eastman, voted to allocate $200,000 of Howard County’s $1.7 million American Rescue Plan...
HOWARD COUNTY - The Howard County Sheriff’s Office and dispatch barely caught their breaths after one adrenaline rush, when they were in the middle of another. Two separate car chases, allegedly involving the same suspects, took place nearly six hours apart on Thursday, Oct. 28.   Car chase number...

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