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[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...
Cresco - A familiar face to Evans Memorial Home’s residents is now administrator of the facility. Amy Murphy, who has worked at Evans Home for the past three years as director of nursing, began her new position as administrator on Nov. 1, 2018. “I am very much enjoying learning and the challenge of...
According to a statement released by Michelle Hansen, Manager Public Relations & Shopko Foundation, “Shopko Hometown Cresco is not part of the recent store closures.  We will continue to provide the same quality products and great service as always.”  
Cresco - Cresco and surrounding area will be getting an influx of tourists June 9-12 when WMT Radio’s Great Eastern Iowa Tractorcade makes its way through the region. Howard County Fairgrounds will be the home base for the event.  The announcement of where the 20th annual tractorcade was to take...
Lime Springs - The Jan. 8 meeting of the City Council of Lime Springs was called to order by Mayor Pro Tem Brian Johnson. No pressing pieces of businesses were discussed. • Fire Chief Nate Schwickerath gave the department’s report, stating the firefighters voted unanimously to bring on Jeff Hovde....
DECORAH  - Did you spend a little too much money this past Christmas and need some extra cash? Or do you have some old collectibles, jewelry or coins that you really don’t need (or want anymore) and just want to cash them in?   If you do . . . then look through your dresser drawers, through your...
Cresco - A graduation was held at Notre Dame Elementary for sixth grade students in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. program. The ceremony was held on Jan. 8 with Howard County law enforcement members, teachers, parents and students attending. Seventeen students graduated from Mrs....
Cresco - Juniors and seniors at Crestwood High School were given a great opportunity to learn from their peers on what to expect at college. Alumni speakers included Ellie Friesen (Class of 2018), Kaylie Henry (2017), Kolby LeFebvre (2015), Kaylee Thomas (2018), Maddie Steffen (2018) and Ryan...
Cresco - Cresco City Council and attendees were given a Christmas gift of a short meeting on Dec. 17. Most of the business was just informational for council members. Public Works Director Rod Freidhof said wood chipping was taking place at the compost pile. “We’ve got a pretty big pile we need to...

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