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  Lourdes - A glance at the calendar shows the last Sunday of July is fast approaching which means it is time for the community of Lourdes to welcome friends, family and fellow parishioners to enjoy a day together at the 19th annual Lourdes Steeple Day on Sunday, July 30. There will be something...
  Protivin - In just eight days, there will be an invasion in northeast Iowa. It’s made up of RAGBRAI® riders and their support teams. Over 20,000 to be exact. RAGBRAI® is limited to 8,500 week-long riders and over 1,500 day-riders, although there will be possibly another 5,000 unregistered riders...
  Lime Springs - City Council members decided to make an effort to have residents of Lime Springs remove their junk/unregistered vehicles from their property in preparation of next year’s 150th celebration. Violators were sent registered letters to notify them of their non-compliance to the city...
  Elma - This year Peoples Savings Bank (PSB) in Elma is celebrating 90 years in business. PSB has always been a community bank with a focus on serving agriculture and the Elma area.  “A lot has changed in 90 years of banking but I hope the one thing that hasn’t changed is that we serve our...
  CRESCO - Groundbreaking for the Freedom Rock Memorial Park fittingly took place over the Independence Day holiday, on July 3. Legion and VFW members who are on the Freedom Rock Committee were on hand to dig that first shovel of dirt. Chairman Jim Perry is excited to see the physical work being...
  CRESCO - Move over Solid Gold Dancers. Here come the Pedal to the Paranormal Dancers! The Publicity Committee came up with another way to get locals and visitors excited about the upcoming Thursday, July 27 RAGBRAI® overnight stop. The dancers definitely strutted their stuff last Thursday when...
  CRESCO - Cresco Community Theatre Productions brings a popular children’s book series-turned Disney movie to life this week as it presents ‘Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical.’ Show times are Thursday, July 13, Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 16 at 2 p.m. at the...
  CRESCO - The American flag is once again flying high over North Elm Street at the McGuire & Associates building, just in time for Independence Day last week. Michael McGuire shared the story of how the raising of the flag, aloft for years at McGuire & Associates, Inc., 209 North Elm...
  Calmar - After 41 years of ministry, Pastor Phillip Olson is retiring. His last Sunday will be July 16, 2017, at Calmar Lutheran and Springfield Lutheran Churches, where he has served for the past five years.   A noon luncheon will be held on July 16 in Pastor Olson’s honor at Calmar Lutheran,...
  CRESCO - The 4-H and FFA ribbon auction at the 2017 Mighty Howard County Fair grossed $55,225 for the county youth this year. The average ribbon was $418.37 for the 132 ribbons sold. This compares to $473.18 for the 124 ribbons sold last year. There were 50 buyers. The highest ribbon bids were as...

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