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CRESCO/VERNON SPRINGS - The Vernon Springs road is tentatively closing on Oct. 7 through mid-November for a concrete overlay. In addition, the City of Cresco is having some sewer and water main work done. The sewer and water main work has begun and should be done in three weeks, weather-dependent,...
CRESCO - The area was saddened to hear of the loss of a cornerstone of the Cresco community when Don Gooder passed away on Sept. 24, 2019. Throughout his life, Don made it a priority to promote Cresco and Howard County. If someone wanted something done, one of the first people to get on board was...
CRESCO - The morning of April 2, Rita Hrdlicka was finishing her shift at Donaldson Company in Cresco. It seemed a day like any other, although she wasn’t feeling the best. “My shift at Donaldson’s ends at 6 a.m. I had what felt like really bad heartburn, so I was trying to figure out what I had...
CRESCO - The Cresco Fire Department conducted their regularly scheduled training that takes place twice per month on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at an abandoned house at 114 7th St. West. “This training was different in that we had been approached by Janel and Gary Langreck with the opportunity to train...
CRESCO - It smelled pretty good in the Beadle Park area on Sept. 21 as world-class grillers participated in the second annual Steak Cookoff for Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest. The aroma of cooking steak had many folks wandering over to the area to check it out. There were 17 cooks from six different...
RURAL CRESCO - It is only fitting that 10 years after the death of Dr. Norman Borlaug, a group of students from across the world visited his farm during Inspire Day on Sept. 20. He spent most of his life helping and showing others how to plant better crops. Around 20 college students from two...
CRESCO - At the Sept. 16 meeting, Public Works Director Rod Freidhof updated Cresco City Council members on the street light project which was close to being completed. In addition, his department is busy with planning for the Vernon Road projects. • City Clerk Michelle Girolamo reported...
CRESCO - Saturday, Sept. 21 was overcast with a few sprinkles, but that didn’t stop 37 classic car owners and hundreds of car enthusiasts from turning out for Cresco’s annual Cruize to Cresco event.  Last year was a stellar year for the cruize, with 155 vehicles, but it was a beautiful sunny day,...
The Little Miss Cresco candidates, their mothers and grandmothers, along with members of Prairie Springs Recreational Trail picked up garbage along the trail as a service project. Girls, from left: Hadley Riehle, Amberlena Lopez, Claire Kach, Alanna Schatz and Addison Bohr. Miss Congeniality (...
CRESCO - The CONEction, Cresco’s newest downtown eating establishment, began as an ice cream parlor but certainly doesn’t end there. In fact, while customers may stop by for a variety of mouth-watering flavors of creamy, hard-serve ice cream, they can also enjoy breakfast served all day, deli...

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