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Lime Springs - Tony Roberts spoke during open forum at the City Council meeting on April 2 about the overflow of the creek near the sewer plant onto his property. “The past few years, we’ve had problems with livestock around the sewer plant. That includes beaver, otter and muskrat. The overflow has...
Cresco - The City Council approved tourism grants to local organizations for the first quarter at the April 1 meeting. All the recipients were given funds for their projects, which either bring visitors to Cresco or help out the Cresco community.  They received the amounts they asked for. The...
CRESCO - The Howard County Energy District (HCED) hosted an Energy Efficiency Tour on April 5 for local government officials, church leaders, banks and others who might be in a position to help people struggling to pay all of their bills.  The message was simple: Energy efficiency improvements can...
Howard County - Fifty-one local organizations can continue doing good things for their communities with $99,750 worth of grant money from Howard County Community Foundation. The non-profits received their funds at an event at Lime Springs Community Center on April 4. Project Manager Dottie Thompson...
Cresco - A mock drunk driving accident was held at Crestwood High School on April 9. The scenario  was how a young man driving a van went down a one-way street and struck a car with two female students inside. Juniors and seniors were then allowed outside to witness the aftermath of the accident....
CRESCO - Jason Passmore, executive director of Howard County Business & Tourism, welcomed everyone to the banquet and introduced President Alison Holten. She spoke about how economic development has changed over the years. “At one time it was done in silos. Individuals would work on a project...
CRESCO - Crestwood Junior High and High School students showcased their musical talent during the Jazz Spotlight last weekend. The high school gymnasium was transformed into a classy jazz club, complete with tables where audience members enjoyed a full meal and mocktails. During the evening, people...
Lime Springs - Katie Sterk of Bolton & Menk engineering firm updated City Council on the wastewater treatment project that Lime Springs has been investigating for several years. Sterk gave the latest numbers on a new plant, which ranged from $3.8-12 million. The Department of Natural Resources...
Public Works Director Rod Friedhof told council four panels in the solar array near Evans Park were busted. “It was probably somebody using a sling shot and marbles.” Those responsible, when caught, will have to pay $250 for each array, plus labor. In addition, they can be charged with 2nd degree...
CRESCO - Goldena Williams, a resident at Accura HealthCare in Cresco, celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday, April 7. A party took place in her honor at the VFW Hall in Cresco Saturday and was especially meaningful because she was able to share the day with her sister, Millie Anderlik of Cresco, who...

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