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Howard County - Looking for something to do during the frigid winter months? Howard County’s Cresco Public Library, Lime Springs Public Library and Riceville Public Library each offer winter reading programs. For the second year, Cresco Public Library hosts READO, an Adult Winter Reading BINGO game...
Davis Corners - “Sixteen, or about half, the wind turbines are operational,” said Dan Clausen of Madison Gas & Electric (MGE). “We are now working on the north side and hope to have them working by Feb. 8, depending on the weather.” The company was hoping to have the 33 turbines on the Saratoga...
Des Moines - The Iowa Judicial Branch has launched a new juror notification process. Beginning Dec. 3, prospective jurors in Iowa no longer received a paper juror questionnaire in the mail with a summons to report for jury duty. Instead, prospective jurors are to receive a post card with...
Rich Jones of Rich’s Electric & Dryer Service, located at Davis Corners, has an addition to his property . . . a cell phone tower! Construction began in October, but wet weather delayed building the structure. Jones said he has a 20-year lease with Farmers Telephone Cooperative of South...
Cresco - After 27 years of working for Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Colleen Crow is calling it quits. She started on Jan. 26, 1992, fulfilling 27 years of work on Jan. 25, 2019, working with Linn Hvitved. Most recently, she worked with his son, Aaron. Back then, the company was called IDS...
CRESCO - National Sew Day for Quilts of Valor Workshop will be held Friday and Saturday,  Feb. 1 and 2 at the Weed Patch Retreat Center in Cresco. The hours are Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring sewing machines, fabric, patterns, or just yourself if you don't have these....
Howard County - There’s been a lot of talk about animals and the below zero temperatures that were to hit the area this week. Some forecasts had 30o below zero regular temperatures with wind chills going to 60o below. Farmers have been preparing for the cold weather since they heard it was coming....
Lime Springs - At 1:40 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, a call went out regarding a snowmobile accident on Major Road. The driver of the 2015 Polaris snowmobile was Ross Wilson, age 28, of Cresco, Iowa. According to Howard County Sheriff Mike Miner, Wilson was traveling east on Major Road when he...
Cresco - Community members are invited to help fund scholarships for Crestwood High School students during the school's annual Dollars for Scholars Phonathon Wednesday, Jan. 30. Crestwood High School students will reach out to the community by telephone call the evening of Jan 30 beginning at 6 p.m...
LeRoy - LeRoy City Lines, LeRoy’s city-owned commuter and charter bus service will experiment with two new stops in Rochester. From Feb. 1 through March 31, the early morning bus and early afternoon bus will stop at the Mayo Support Center and Northwest Clinic on 41st Street in addition to the...

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