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Cresco - Since Cresco Public Library began its participation in the ‘1,000 Books Before Kindergarten’ program, one young reading enthusiasts has already reached the halfway mark. Rebekah Harthan, daughter of Ben and Sarah Harthan of Cresco and sister of baby Madelyn, recently reached the milestone...
Howard County - Small-town celebrations are the best! After all the hoopla on Black Friday of hitting the big box stores, folks can come back home and enjoy local traditions, including the Santa Holiday Parade. Before the parade, though, is the free movie “Peter Rabbit” at the Cresco Theatre. It is...
CRESCO - Since 2011, the Times Plain Dealer has sponsored the Senior Citizen Giving Tree. Locals can donate gifts for senior citizens residing at the local care centers. Bring the unwrapped gifts to the Times’ office at 214 N. Elm St., Cresco, by Dec. 14 for distribution. The tradition began in an...
Cresco - In recognition of November as National Hospice & Palliative Care Month, Howard County Hospice is donating books about care giving, death and grief to all of Howard County’s public libraries, including Cresco, Elma, Lime Springs and Riceville Public Libraries.  The books are selected...
Howard County - Just a few weeks ago, there were five deaths in three days  of children at bus stops nation-wide. Howard-Winneshiek Transportation Director Brian Swestka has gotten a few calls from parents asking how safe their children are. The school district is fortunate there have been no...
Cresco - Bill Caffrey, Cresco Park & Rec Director, gave the actual revenue and expenses of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 to Cresco City Council at its regular meeting on Nov. 5. ~ He noted there were 60 rentals of Kessel Lodge (excluding meal site) compared with 72 from the prior year....
Lime Springs - Reports were given by the departments under the City of Lime Springs. Fire Department: Fire Chief Nathan Schwickerath stated the department participated in two different events for Fire Prevention Week. There were three kids at the library and 16 at the fire station events. “They all...
Howard County - The most heavily-traveled gravel road in Howard County is now part of a research project under the Iowa Research Board and Iowa State University.  A one-mile stretch of 100th St. between Pine and Quail on the Howard-Chickasaw County Line is the guinea pig! About half that section of...
Lime Springs - Jimmy Miller took the oath of office to fill the City Council seat vacated by Todd Mensink, who recently moved out of town. During the Nov. 6 Lime Springs City Council meeting, Clerk Rhonda Klapperich asked how to take care of a donation check made out to four separate groups. At the...
CRESCO - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4561 and American Legion Post 135 hosted the 12th annual Veterans Banquet Saturday, honoring those who served in the United States military.  Sixteen individuals received Quilts of Valor at the event in appreciation for their service. VFW Post Commander...

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