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CRESCO - After four months of exchanging letters, 52 third graders finally got to meet their pen pals. On May 5, at Crestwood Elementary School, the Northeast Iowa RSVP Pen Pal Program hosted a small celebration of connection and friendship. It all began months ago, when the third grade class of...
CRESCO - Brian Alan Steger, age 31, of Colesburg, Iowa, is set to return to the Howard County Jail after violating his probation orders. On Nov. 5, 2021, Steger was arrested after trashing a hotel room at 10th Hole Bar & Grill, with damages of $7,089.18. On Feb. 14, 2022, he was sentenced to...
CRESCO - World War II soldier. What comes to your mind? A young man wearing a green uniform and helmet, carrying a rifle or machine gun, with a cigarette hanging loosely by his lips? Perhaps he is ready to go into combat or just got out of a fight. That is the image shown in pictures sent home to...
HOWARD COUNTY - American Legion and VFW chapters around the county are recognizing the fallen at gatherings at area cemeteries. Local programs include: Cresco — morning: This year, the VFW is in charge of the Memorial Day program.  9 a.m. — Veterans, Auxiliary members, Boy and Girl Scouts and the...
CRESCO - Last week, the Times Plain Dealer focused on elementary teachers who were retiring, Kelly Buehler, Julie Wilson and Teresa Zeimetz.  The only other retiree from Notre Dame and Crestwood is Karen LeFebvre. She has taught a total of 39-and-a-half years in Cresco, the first 12 years at Notre...
CRESCO - Lynda Hovey likes to experiment. She’s always on the lookout for a fun project for her kids, something to teach them about the world around them. This year, that project was syrup.  From a tree. In their back yard.  Since neither Lynda nor her husband, Casey, had never made syrup before,...
CRESCO - May is School Board Recognition Month, and Supt. Ted Ihns recognized the five school board members at the May 16 meeting, giving them a certificate. This year has been even more busy than recent years for the board — they had to hire a superintendent to replace Ihns and are in the midst of...
HOWARD COUNTY - The absentee voting period for the June 7 primary election is now underway. Iowans can vote in-person at their county auditor’s office from May 18 – June 6. This is also the first day county auditors can mail absentee ballots to voters that requested one. Iowans who want to vote in...
CRESCO - Dr. Randall Bremner, a board certified gynecologist who has been practicing in Northeast Iowa for 34 years, joined the staff of the Cresco Medical Clinic and Regional Health Services of Howard County in January. His practice is focused exclusively on women’s health through all stages of a...
CRESCO - The Howard-Winneshiek Community School District’s Board of Education met on Monday, May 23 to discuss hiring a 7-12 principal. The 7-12 principal position became available after Chris Rogne accepted the superintendent role at Lake Mills CSD. He has been at How-Winn for seven years. Board...

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