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Howard County - In the weeks leading up to the 2018 election, the Times Plain Dealer is going to introduce readers to candidates for a few of the local races. This week, the paper is highlighting the candidates for Howard County Supervisor — District 2. District 3 candidates will be featured next...
Cresco - Are you an organization, business or individual who would like to participate in Halloween?  Then Trunk-or-Treating is for you! Are you a kid who likes getting dressed up and visiting as many houses or businesses as possible on Oct. 31? Then Trunk-or-Treating is for you! The event will...
Chester - Start your Christmas shopping early by attending the annual Fall Festival in Chester at the Community Center. It takes place on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., which is when the vendor show, with 20-plus participants, is taking place. A salad luncheon is taking place from 11:30 a...
Lime Springs - One of Lidtke Mill’s big fund-raisers is taking place this Saturday, Oct. 13. The annual soup supper with homemade bread is taking place from 4-8. Vendors will also be at the Community Center selling baked goods and crafts, as well as souvenirs of Lidtke Mill. The homemade soup will...
Cresco - The sandwich board outside of Golden Ridge Mercantile in downtown Cresco entices would-be customers with, ‘Antiques, Retro, weird stuff and cool junk’ and that is exactly what people find when they stop by the eclectic shop. Owners Jette Berken, originally from the Waukon area, and Pat...
CRESCO - Have you been seeing pink dots in strange places recently? It isn’t your imagination – they’re all around town! The City of Cresco hired Midland GIS Solutions, LLC, to enter all of the city’s water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure into a GIS database. First, city employees marked...
Cresco - That is what Howard-Winneshiek CSD’s Transportation Director Brian Swestka says. The district is finding it difficult to transport students to athletic and fine arts events. There are enough regular full-time bus drivers, the ones who pick up and drop off students each day, although subs...
CRESCO - Board members of Prairie Springs Recreational Trail take their role seriously. They continue to improve the trail that runs from two miles east of Cresco to Vernon Springs. The latest upgrade is a bike fix-it station and a drinking fountain/pet watering station. The two units are located...
Rural Cresco - Inspire Day, hosted by the Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation, is all about the kids. Learning about Dr. Borlaug’s work on agricultural practices to feed the hungry is awe-inspiring and a little overwhelming to the youths. The adults associated with the event are always touched by...
CRESCO - It was another stellar year for Regional Health Services of Howard County Hospital Auxiliary’s Quilt Auction. There were about 100 quilts and related items donated, which raised over $35,500 for this year’s project, which is to purchase items for the Obstetric Department. Sue Heimerdinger...

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