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Cresco - Cresco City Council members approved the fourth quarter Travel & Tourism grants at their first meeting of the year on Jan. 7. FIT Running Club’s St. Patrick’s Day Brew & Stew requested $1,500 for advertising, which the committee recommended to council. The total cost of the project...
Howard County - On Jan. 18, Girl Scout Cookie Season launches, celebrating the largest financial investment in girls annually in the United States! The annual program is a powerful entrepreneurship incubator for the next generation of female leaders. Each and every Girl Scout Cookie purchase is key...
Howard County - The best event of this frosty season is coming this weekend, the Driftrunners Snowmobile Club’s Snowfest. Jan. 24-27 is the 48th annual Snowfest in Howard County.  The event allows club members and the average visitor to partake in the joys of the great outdoors. Vice-President Lee...
Howard County - Last week, an individual called the Times Plain Dealer office to inform staff a person called her place of business claiming to be Marcie Klomp of Times Plain Dealer and she wanted to help them reduce their credit card debt. Luckily, the local knew the person was not Klomp and...
Howard County - There were two automobile and one snowmobile accident, along with four vehicles in the ditch over the snowy weekend, according to Sheriff Mike Miner. • At 2:11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, a call was received that a car had been rear-ended by Highway 9 and Robin Ave. The vehicle took...
Des Moines - Harold Eldridge McCarville, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at the Iowa Jewish Life Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  Funeral services will be held on Jan. 21, 2019 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines. Burial will be on Jan. 22, 2019 in Oaklawn Cemetery in Cresco,...
Dec. 6, 1956 — Jan. 14, 2019   Phoenix - Robert ‘Bob’ Klingle, age 62, died in Phoenix, Ariz. after a valiant fight with prostate cancer. A celebration of life will be held in Louisville in the spring. Born in Iowa City, Bob was the son of Dr. Francis Leroy and Mrs. Janis Peterson Klingle. He...
June 19, 1927 — Jan. 17, 2019   CRESCO - Marguerite Hoffland, age 91 of Cresco, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 at First Lutheran Church in Cresco. Burial will be in the Saude Lutheran Church...
[Editor’s note: This movie was originally scheduled for Jan. 25-31, but was moved up by the movie company to Jan. 18-24. The Times Plain Dealer appologizes for not publishing this in a timely manor.]   Cresco - You may have seen her at Czech Days in Protivin or after the Harmony Fourth of July...
Reader Jodi DeMeulenaere submitted this photo of ice discs or circles floating on Coldwater Creek. She said she and her husband had never seen them before. They are one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half feet across. No — these natural occurrences are not made by aliens.  After a little research on...

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