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  Lime Springs - Farming is a staple industry in Iowa, and it is a well-known slogan that “farmers feed the world.” The Charlie and Shannon Reis family is a farming family, dairy specifically, and they have been chosen as the Kiwanis Farm Family of the Year. They were recognized at the FFA Banquet...
  CRESCO - Nancy Schimmels of Cresco alerted police to a telephone scam she has been receiving since March 28. “I’ve been keeping track of the calls from that number, and as of April 5, I had 36!” she said. She has received others since then. The caller says they are from Social Security Disability...
  CRESCO - Water and sewer rates in Cresco will be increasing, starting with the July bill. Public hearings and second readings of the ordinances were held on Monday, April 3. The third reading and subsequent passing of Ordinance 464 for water and Ordinance 465 for sewer will take place at the...
    Ridgeway - H.W. Klemme came to the Ridgeway area and settled on a farm 3 miles southwest of Ridgeway. In 1872, his son William H. Klemme, came to Ridgeway to manage a drug store, owned by his father-in-law Dr. George Bolles. He did not like this business so started the Klemme Lumberyard. Ole...
  Riceville - The March meeting of the Cedar Valley Retired School Personnel Association was held at noon on Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Windy Tree Caff in Riceville. There were 10 members present and three guests present. The meeting was called to order by Vice-President, Karlos McClure, with...
  Elma - Linda Betsinger McCann will be speaking at the Elma Library on Friday, April 21 at 2 pm about her newest book, The Civilian Conservation Corps in Northeast Iowa. There is no admission charge and everyone is welcome. McCann will have copies of all her books available for purchase. The CCC...
  CRESCO - Each security forces squadron nominates one person per year to earn the Colonel Billy Jack Carter Award. The award goes to the individual judged to have made the most significant contribution to protecting Air Force personal or resources during the fiscal year. The award is for a...
  Two events have been booked and announced by RAGBRAI® Entertainment Committee Co-chairs Kelly McCarville and Dean Lickteig. The main event will be Rock Godz, who played during Cresco’s 150th celebration to appreciative crowds. The 1980s-focused rock and roll band will play from 10:15 p.m. - 12:30...
  Cresco - J.H. “Jack” Thomson, age 88, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017.  Always sporting a smile and a cheerful hello, Thomson was a leader in Cresco who cared about his community and left his thumb print on many of the projects that were important to the growth of Cresco. His can-do...
  Howard County - Spring is barely here, but loads of folks are already looking forward to summer. Every day puts us closer to one of the biggest summer events in the area — the Mighty Howard County Fair, which is taking place June 21-25. Hairball, the group that plays music from all those rock-n-...

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