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  CRESCO - Around 15 residents, representing 21 properties on a three-block section of 2nd St. East in Cresco, tried to convince council members not to proceed with a reconstruction project to no avail. Council voted to move forward despite their arguments at the regular bi-monthly meeting on Feb....
  Yep, you’ve heard of Super Bowl parties. Maybe you even attended or hosted one a few weeks ago, but on Jan. 30, a group of Howard County and area individuals attended a State of the Union Address party at The Pub in Cresco. A group of around 15 were able to attend the meeting put on by Dan Allott...
  LimeSprings Beef dba Upper Iowa Beef has been in production since Dec. 1, 2017, according to General Manager Ed Greiman, who is also an investor and hails from Garner. “We are buying cattle from local individuals,” he explained. The business, which closed in May 2016 after three months production...
  Oct. 22, 1934 — Feb. 9, 2018   Cresco - Betty Lou Fravel, age 83, of Cresco, Iowa went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. She passed away surrounded by family at Winneshiek County Medical Center after struggling with illness.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at 1...
Decorah: EARL Public Transit, a program of Northeast Iowa Community Action, will be running on a 2-hour delay in all counties on all routes, including dialysis, on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Please call 1-866-382-4259 if you have any questions.  
The last six inmates to be held in the Howard County jail were taken to Winneshiek County on Thursday, Feb. 8.  The jail, which was built in 1882, is officially closed until the new one is built and ready for customers in March 2019. Dispatch of the law enforcement center will be moved to the old...
  CRESCO - Nicolas “Nick” Vukelja of Panama made his third trip back to visit his host family, Marv and Jan Praska, last week. In 1993 Praskas learned through their church, St. Joseph (now Notre Dame), host families were needed for a cultural exchange program. It was only for a few months, so they...
  CRESCO - “Giddy up oom poppa oom poppa mow mow” is Oak Ridge Boys speak for “We’re comin’ to the 2018 Mighty Howard County Fair!” The local fair is taking place Wednesday, June 20-Sunday, June 24, with the American country and gospel quartet performing as the headliner on Saturday, June 23’s...
  Howard County - Do you know an individual or organization who has gone above and beyond being a cheerleader for the community? Well now is the time to show your appreciation of their time and talents by nominating them for the Times Plain Dealer’s “Citizen of the Year,” “Hall of Fame” or “...

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