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  Lime Springs -Where is the most broken up, dangerous and avoided patch of road in Lime Springs? Most locals will answer in front of the former Doc Buresh house (currently owned by Denny Hammon). The City Council and street department decided at the April 4 Council meeting to address the repair...
  About 40 youth and adults showed up at Cresco Bicycles to clean up the Turkey Wildlife area on Saturday, April 15. Organizer Paul Lovell noted, “We had so many volunteers, we also cleaned up at Cardinal Marsh.” Pictured above and clockwise, Wilson Custom Tree Service uses its grapple truck to...
  CRESCO - The theme for RAGBRAI® XLV’s overnight stop in Cresco has been announced . . . Pedal to the Paranormal!  It was announced during the Howard County Business & Tourism Banquet on Tuesday, April 11. A short video was shown featuring zombies, witches, vampires, ghosts and ghostbusters at...
  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...

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