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Howard County - The Times Plain Dealer has asked the individuals who are running for mayor or city council in their respective towns to answer a few questions to let the public learn a little more about them. There are several seats where the winner will be determined by write-in votes, so anyone...
Howard County - Since 2010, Howard County has seen some extra money come into its coffers by way of two separate TIFs (Tax Increment Financing) from the wind farms in the western part of the county. Because of this, County Engineer Nick Rissman said the county has been able to replace 5-6 bridges...
CRESCO - TRACES will bring its mobile exhibit 'At Home in the Heartland: How We Got to be ‘Us' to Cresco Monday, Nov. 2 from 4:30-8 p.m. It is housed in a retrofitted school bus, the “Bus-eum.” Cresco Public Library Director Carmen Buss said, "The Cresco Public Library is very excited to host the...
CRESCO - The Times Plain Dealer is still looking for memories of growing up in Cresco. Although most of the stories the newspaper has printed have been from the older generation, readers would also enjoy memories from all ages. In commemoration of Cresco’s 150th anniversary and All-School Reunion...
Howard-Winne-shiek - Despite making big cuts over the past few years, including closing schools and downsizing staff, Howard-Winneshiek school board members learned they still have a ways to go to keep the school running in the black by the year 2020. Every business and household knows it should be...
Sheep Shawl
Visitors to Holton’s Town Square on Saturday, Oct. 11, will have the opportunity to view the process of turning alpaca fiber into an article of clothing — or from “Sheep to Shawl,” as the process is known.   Sarah DeVader of Sarah’s En­chanted Cottage on the west side of the Square is putting the “...
Staples Motley School
The Staples Motley School District held a task force meeting on Oct. 27 to get community input on creating a plan for the school’s facilities. Thirtyfour community members, including school board members, school staff and representatives from different areas of the school district, met at Faith....
This year, business interest in the Upstate has the potential to exceed previous years. Year-to-date 53 companies have visitedthe Upstate area with project interests, according Clay Andrews, director of investor and public relations manager at Upstate S.C. Alliance. “I think Greer is sort of right...
Thomas Robertson (left) and Brandon Burrows (left center) watch as the K-9 Unit practices commands at the First Responders Appreciation Day last Saturday.
On Saturday, Faith Temple Church hosted its first community event to help put a face on the people who are the first to respond in case of an emergency. First Responder Appreciation Day was the Church’s first attempt to host what they hope will be monthly events to point people in crisis to the...

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