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—Fund-raising quilt raffle to be held instead   CRESCO - After much consideration and with the most recent and continued recommendations to limit mass gatherings during the COVID 19 pandemic, the county veterans associations, made up of Cresco American Legion Posts #135 Legion Riders and VFW Post #...
The Republican Party of Howard County organized a Trump Train parade on Oct. 11 that covered the county. It was a come-and-go event that started at Howard County Fairgrounds. Riders then traveled to Protivin, Elma, Riceville, Lime Springs and back to Cresco. There were 200 UTVs, 100 cars and trucks...
CRESCO - Five local candidates for office came out for the “Early Vote Express” bus tour through Iowa on Monday, Oct. 12 at Beadle Park. Besides promoting voting early in the Nov. 3 election, the multi-stop, statewide bus tour invites area candidates to say a few words.  Laura Hubka, Chair of...
CRESCO - Park Director Bill Caffrey announced the East Park Bleacher Project is moving forward after coming to a stall this year of COVID. “Originally I was going to work on this about 6-8 months ago, but with the Covid issues etc., it got postponed.  Construction is scheduled to start soon, and I...
CRESCO - After a question-and-answer period and looking over qualifications, Cresco City Council members voted unanimously to appoint Richard McConnell to fill the vacancy for the at-large seat left when Steve McCarville resigned due to health reasons. McConnell gave a list of his skills, which...
ELMA - The Elma Community Complex Committee is excited to announce Joe and Kathy Whitinger have graciously pledged another $50,000 and Bruce and Callie Weigel have pledged an additional $25,000 in memory of Bill and Marlene Weigel. In addition, BRIDGE Organization donated another $10,000 and...
The old air packs for Lime Springs Fire Department were purchased in 2004 and typically have a 10-15 year life- span.  Chief Nathan Schwickerath stated, “They were becoming fairly unreliable, and we had purchased a number of used packs from other departments to replace packs that were deemed...
DES MOINES - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) recently announced the launch of the new Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program. The program will provide eligible households with up to $2,000 towards electric, natural gas and water bills if they...
HOWARD COUNTY - Veterans have always given of themselves. They did so while in active duty, fighting or representing their country, and they do it today in various ways. One of the most recent projects the Howard County American Legions have worked on was constructing Little Lending Libraries....
HOWARD COUNTY - In the Times Plain Dealer of Oct. 7, two Sheriff’s candidates (Tim Beckman and Adam Hanson) answered questions presented by the TPD and Monitor Recorder. Others who explained their reasons for running for office included Howard County Supervisor — District 1 (Bill Caffrey and Pat...

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