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Howard County - With a blizzard hitting the area on Sunday, Feb. 24, it was hard for area precipitation record-keepers to accurately report on snowfall totals.  The National Weather Service in LaCrosse has averaged the snowfall to about eight inches, which tops the February record snowfall set in...
CRESCO - V&V Insurance Agency, Inc., is under new ownership: Kelly O’Donnell (president/secretary) and Casey Bouska (vice president/treasurer) purchased the business from longtime owner Dale Vagts at the beginning of this year. Both O’Donnell and Bouska are dedicated to maintaining and growing...
Howard County - With an expected snowfall prediction of 6-12 inches of snow this weekend, Howard County is on a path to move up the list of snowiest winters/Februaries. The area is fortunate to have Cresco as a National Weather Service weather co-op observer. Because of that, precipitation has been...
Cresco - Violet Wankerl of Vi’s Pies will have baked goods available as a vendor for Girls Day Out on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Expo Center in Cresco. (This event has been postponed until March 9) The 12-year-old has been selling pies of all sizes since last summer, when she started attending the...
CRESCO - Be prepared to be pampered at the 13th annual Girls Day Out, sponsored by Times Plain Dealer. The event takes place this Saturday, Feb. 23 from noon-4 p.m., with the first 100 lucky ladies getting a bag full of goodies from the various participating vendors. There are all sorts of fun...
Protivin - Celebrating tradition with style. That’s what Protivin does every year with Masopust, the Czech-style Mardi Gras event of the year! The Pre-Lent Carnival  will be held on Saturday, March 2, at the Protivin Community Center. Tickets are well-worth the $35 pre-sale price. The doors open at...
CRESCO - Have you put on a few (or a lot of) pounds in the past year, five, 10? Want to do something about it? Why not participate in the Big Loser Contest this year? The program runs from March 6-June 28. Application deadline is Sunday, March 3. Now entering its 15th year, the 16-week program...
Lime Springs - Some locals may have noticed the tornado siren, which includes the noon and 6 p.m. whistle, isn’t working. Council learned at its Feb. 12 meeting (postponed from Feb. 5), the unit will need to be taken down to see if it can be fixed. Otherwise, Public Works Director Casey Sebastian...
CRESCO - It was not surprising when Cresco Public Works Director Rod Freidhof told council members his department has been busy with weather — snow storm, cold weather and watermain breaks — during the previous few weeks.  At the Feb. 4 City Council meeting, he noted during the coldest days, Jan....
Fredericksburg - Bernard Krizan made his wife, Sharon, a happy lady, when he shared his Valentine’s prize with her. The couple, who lives south of Lawler, were excited to find out they won the Valentine’s basket. Bernard signed up for the prize at Polashek’s Locker in Protivin. He was overwhelmed...

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