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CRESCO - Five generations of the Thomson family have called Cresco, Iowa home, and all five generations have been part of leading the family business, CUSB Bank, with a philosophy focused on community.  “My family has always been very philanthropic with the community because we felt the bank only...
Howard County Substance Abuse Coalition, Prevention 5, has partnered with the 5C Coalition out of Clayton County to bring their 'Hidden in Plain Sight' display to Cresco! This will be at the Cresco Fitness Center next Monday, June 24th from 2:30-6 PM. This display is for adults to walk through a...
A crowd of nearly 300 gathered at the Heritage Events Center in Cresco last Saturday afternoon for the Iowa First District Democrats’ Passport to Victory 2020 tour, a marathon 4-1/2-hour event featuring Presidential candidates and other down ticket Democratic candidates.   Presidential candidates...
LIME SPRINGS - If you haven’t visited Lidtke Mill’s complex lately, you may need a refresher course in the birth of Lime Springs. Many toured the Mill on Saturday, June 1, after attending the Lidtke Mill Buttermilk and Buckwheat Pancake benefit. Lidtke Mill is a precious National Historic Place...
Due to construction, Jade Ave / V26, just North of Hwy 9 will be closed for maintenance work to bridges S-11 & S-15. It is anticipated to take a couple of days, however, it is planned that the county will open the road to traffic each night. BRIDGES ARE NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC - NOON, JUNE 13.
CRESCO - The area was fortunate to have the WMT Tractorcade choose Cresco as the stay-over town for its annual three-day ride in eastern Iowa on June 10-12. Around 400 tractors arrived at the Howard County Fairgrounds on Sunday, June 9, to sign up. Event Manager Matt Kenney of iHeart Radio...
A group of 12 bikes and 26 individuals are taking a weekend tour of around 15-17 area Freedom Rocks. Howard County's rock, in Cresco, was their second stop, after St. Ansgar. The Gold Wing Road Riders Association—Chapter R out of Austin Minn. visited the rock on Friday morning. They will also visit...
Front: Jill Fredrickson, William Walker and Jenny Hackman. Middle: James Perry, Keith Slifka, Vincent Kappes, James Kuennen, John O’Byrne,  Gary Buckley and Loren Alexander. Back: Nathan Ferrie, Kenneth Hebrink, Bruce Blaser, John Langreck, Doug Smith and Joel Hackman. See more in this week's paper.
RURAL NEW HAMPTON - Easter will never be the same for the Sobolik family. But then again, no holiday or get-together will be the same since Paul and Meagan lost their 22-month-old daughter, Coralynn to para-influenza-stage 3, this past April. In addition, Maycee, age nine, and Oliver, age four,...
HOWARD COUNTY - In this day and age of cameras on cell phones or iPads, there is usually a way to save the memory or awesome moment a person is witnessing. During the Mighty Howard County Fair, locals can submit those interesting, breathtaking or just plain cute photos to the Times Plain Dealer and...

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