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HOWARD COUNTY - The Regional Health Services of Howard County COVID-19 (coronavirus) Community Partnership met through a tele-call on Wednesday, May 6. RHSHC CEO Robin Schluter shared, “We are taking reasonable steps to reopen. We don’t want to miss any GI problems or breast cancer. We need to take...
CRESCO/JACKSON JUNCTION - Our local schools are both having graduation events this weekend. Turkey Valley seniors are having their ceremony on Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. at the football field. Only two visitors per student are allowed. The rain date is May 24. Senior awards will take place at that...
HOWARD COUNTY - Cresco Community Fire Department had a busy weekend of fighting fires. Fire Chief Neal Stapelkamp elaborated on the calls. “Cresco firefighters volunteered over 171 hours responding to these calls in addition to the time spent at the station cleaning up, following the calls, and...
HOWARD COUNTY - The Howard County Public Health Department reminds residents that although they are spending more time away from friends and family because of social distancing, state, county and local leaders recognize and appreciate the vital role they serve in stopping the spread of COVID-19. “...
CRESCO - The Mighty Howard County Fair has been cancelled for this year (June 23-28, 2020) due to the coronavirus pandemic. Executive Secretary of the Fair Board Tom Barnes said all events and entertainment are postponed until June 22-27, 2021. In a press release, he stated, “To say we’re...
On April 22, Earth Day, Pleasant Hill Cemetery board members planted a tree in memory of Jim Miller, who recently passed away unexpectedly. Besides being a board member, Miller also mowed the cemetery for the past 10 years.  Fellow board member Stacy Dohlman said, “He had a lot of pride in caring...
Cresco - Trying to be safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the April 20, meeting of Cresco City Council was held via computer/phone. Public Works Director Rod Freidhof noted the City had received $3,500  from Alliant Energy. Trees Forever is running out of funding and is accepting donations. “Arbor...
Cresco - Grants were approved for local projects through the hotel/motel tax. Council learned the results at the April 6 remote Cresco City Council meeting. A total of $9,900 was requested and about half was approved. The Beadle Park Log Cabin’s $1,200 project was denied. Reasoning was the...
NORTHEAST IOWA - The big news in today’s world is coronavirus. People are feeling helpless during this pandemic and don’t know what they can do. What else is important? Filling out the 2020 census! By filling out the census, residents can help secure the future of Howard County, and it is a way to...
Cresco - Businesses in Cresco were offered a great deal on loans by the City during the COVID-19 pandemic. Twelve out of 14 Revolving Loan Fund applications were awarded a combined $53,500. Council members felt  there were a lot more businesses out there that are just now really feeling the impact...

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