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CRESCO - Over 500 tractors, with drivers and passengers, will be descending on the area June 9-12. Locals will see tractors their fathers, grandfathers and other ancestors used to make a living, as well as some newer models. Whether or not you are interested in agriculture or tractors, you are in...
CRESCO - Author Linda McCann returns to Cresco Public Library Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the little-known subject of her latest book, ‘Prisoners of War in Iowa.’ The book talk will take place in the library downstairs meeting room. During World War II, Iowa had approximately 25,000...
What the Flag Means to Me By Ben Isaacson   When I see the flag, I feel grateful and proud of our freedom and an amazing country. One reason I love our flag and feel proud is because people risked their lives for our country to make it a free country. The flag means so much to me because my great-...
CRESCO - The first of three Family Fun Nights is taking place on Thursday, June 6 at Kessel Park from 4-8 p.m. The theme is a little different from other years as it includes a Kids Mini Boot Camp! Howard County Veterans (American Legion, Legion Riders and VFW) are partnering with Cresco Area...
Timeline for Howard County Jail 1882-2019 • June 1882 Supervisor’s Session — Allowed $4,500 for the construction of a jail and Sheriff’s residence. • 1940 — Sheriff’s residence was modified to put City jail cells in the basement. At the same time, the second story was added for cells. • Late 1980...
Howard County Sheriff Mike Miner had the honor of cutting the ribbon on the grand opening of the new jail on Friday, May 24. Those attending were Howard County personnel, current and former supervisors and other community leaders. Miner recognized some key players in the building of the facility,...
CRESCO - Kevin Roesler began working at H&S Motors on May 14, 1979. “It goes by quicker than you think!” he said of his time there. After graduating from high school in Harmony, he attended mechanic school at Winona Tech and then worked at Adamsons in Rochester.  Over the years, he has worked...
CRESCO - Council members learned the City has no choice but to allow the sale of fireworks in City limits according to State Code. At the May 20 meeting, a public hearing for Ordinance No. 4779 was set for June 3, pertaining to the sale of fireworks. There is a party interested in having a tent on...
A little before 2 p.m. on Monday, May 27, several tornadoes were spotted in Howard County. Two different systems  produced separate tornadoes. The first went through the Riceville/Chester area while another went over Lime Springs. It started out as little touchdowns between Elma and near Davis...
LIME SPRINGS - A little before 2 p.m. on Monday, May 27, several tornadoes were spotted in Howard County. Two different systems  produced separate tornadoes. The first went through the Riceville/Chester area while another went over the Elma/Lime Springs area. The EF-1 tornado started out as little...

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