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  CRESCO - Now that the Mighty Howard County Fair has ended, it is time to look forward to RAGBRAI® XLV. With a special section being printed the week before the bicycle riding event on July 27, local committees had to finalize their plans, allowing the Times Plain Dealer to share some of that...
  CRESCO - Grandma told the story of a preacher being asked, “Is it okay for women to wear make-up?” His answer was, “Even an old barn needs paint once in a while!”  Well that is true of many beautiful things in life, such as flowers that need to be weeded and the bronze statues around Cresco that...
  CRESCO -   With RAGBRAI® overnighting in Cresco on July 27, it’s been the talk of the town for months. Of course, the biggest aspect of the event is bikes, and several organizations are ready to help.  The Cresco RAGBRAI® Ride Right Committee is sponsoring a Free Bicycle Safety Inspection on...
  CRESCO - The Times Plain Dealer is sponsoring a Pedal to the Paranormal Decorating Contest for businesses and residential properties. The biggest goal of all the Cresco RAGBRAI® committees is for the area to show its community spirit. What better way than to decorate business and residential...
  Elma - The Elma Area Community Foundation works with nonprofits and donors alike to keep the town and surrounding area  strong and safe for their residents. Now, EACF has the opportunity to increase their impact with the aide of the entire  community. Through the support of an anonymous donor,...
  CRESCO - Last year, Sterling pharmacies, located in Cresco, Osage, and several locations throughout Minnesota, raised $10,692 for the Alzheimer’s Association. That dollar amount was then matched by the Astrup Family Foundation—increasing the donation to $21,384. Sterling is at it again this June...
  CRESCO - Volunteers at area churches are working together to create sleeping mats for the homeless using grocery bags. Linda Thompson of Cresco, who serves as pastor at Burr Oak United Methodist Church, credits the origins of the volunteer project to LuAnne Becker, who researched project...
  CRESCO - Ben Haar of Elma won the Best of Show overall prize at the Times Plain Dealer’s photo contest at the Howard County Fair with his photo titled, “Afternoon of Itasca.” Haar will receive $75 in Cresco Chamber Bucks for taking first.  The People’s Choice Photo chosen by the Mighty Howard...
  CRESCO - One of the most anticipated highlights of the Mighty Howard County Fair is, perhaps, who will be crowned fair queen. This year has brought a significant change, a welcome change, that being the crowning of fair princess. Moving forward, all those little girls and young ladies who dream...
  Protivin - On June 13, the Protivin City Council voted in favor of the health of Protivin citizens by making all city parks tobacco-free.  Effective June 13, 2017, no person will be allowed to use any form of tobacco in parks under the new resolution. The Protivin City Council, Turkey Valley YODA...

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