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CRESCO - Members of the Howard-Winneshiek CSD administrative team gave an update how the district is dealing with anti-bias, anti-bullying and anti-harassment issues. Team members include Supt. Ted Ihns; K-6 Principal Doug Sickles; 7-12 Principal Chris Rogne; Ann Smith, Director of Student Services...
LIME SPRINGS - Bart Seebach was appointed as City Attorney for $180 per hour at the Jan. 5 Lime Springs City Council meeting. His first order of business will be to look into options on moving forward on the Tienter building on Willard St. • In other business, after some discussion on the Merrill...
CRESCO - Howard-Winneshiek Community School Board members learned about the District’s Equity Plan updated by Ann Smith, Director of Student Services/Special Education, at the Jan. 18 meeting. She explained the board had directed the administration team to look at overall discipline, bullying and...
CRESCO - Lee Balik from Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission attended the Cresco City Council Zoom meeting on Jan. 6. She gave an update on the City of Cresco Community Development Block Grant for the Owner-Occupied Housing Program, which began in 2018. Six houses were approved at that...
HOWARD COUNTY - Beginning Feb. 1, the Iowa Department of Public Health has authorized the beginning of COVID-19 Vaccination Phase 1B which includes all Iowans over the age of 65.  However, please note, this does NOT mean that Howard County will receive additional vaccines for Phase 1B by Feb. 1. ...
HOWARD COUNTY - Without snowmobile enthusiasts, the Driftrunners Snowmobile Club would not have been formed.  In the late 1960s though, the sledding hobby was just getting off the ground, figuratively and literally!  At the time, there weren’t as many activities for a person to do in winter, and...
CRESCO - Visitors to the 50th Anniversary of Snowfest are in for a treat this weekend as a Push, Pull or Drag Vintage Snowmobile Show is taking place on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Featherlite Center at the fairgrounds.  Sleds will be on the grounds, from 9 a.m.-noon with prizes being given for oldest...
HOWARD COUNTY - It all started because of a love of snowmobiling. Trails were secured by those owning snowmobiles. The Driftrunners Snowmobile Club was established to organize the trail system. Members worked with other groups to initiate the first Snowfest celebration in 1971. According to Times...
Cresco - Community members are invited to help fund scholarships for Crestwood High School students during the school’s annual Dollars for Scholars Phonathon on Wednesday, Jan. 27. In case of bad weather, the event will be on Feb. 3. High school students will reach out to the community by calling...
CRESCO - Kurree Marie is the center of attention in the McCarville family just for being a newborn and possessing cuteness overload. But she also has the spotlight in Howard County as she is the First Baby of the Year for 2021 for the Times Plain Dealer’s annual contest! She was born on Jan. 6 at 4...

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