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  CRESCO - Craig and Florence ‘Flossie’ Morrison celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary Dec. 17, 2017. The couple married in 1942. Both Craig and Flossie were students at Iowa State University. He majored in dairy industry and economics, and she majored in institution management.   Winter...
  CRESCO - Parents concerned about the safety of their children in cyberspace, or with the issue of social media addiction, are invited to attend a free educational and training event at Crestwood High School on Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Mobile Mammas president and trainer,...
  Lime Springs - It started out as a 22-push-ups a day for 22 days challenge to raise awareness that 22 American veterans commit suicide every day.  But it meant more to Chris Chilson than that. “One day a friend at the hospital nominated me. I did the push-ups and nominated a person each day after...
  CRESCO - There was a flurry of activity in the first half of 2017 as information was released about the possibility of a new jail to replace the 135-year-old current structure.  On May 2, a not-to-exceed $5 million bond referendum narrowly passed with 61.35 percent (60 percent was required for...
  CRESCO - It’s better to give than to receive.  That might be the mantra of Cissy Thorpe of Cresco, who won the grand prize in the Christmas in Howard County Contest—over $1,000 in gift certificates from participating businesses! She was busy being a nice little elf when she received a phone call...
  CRESCO - The CARE (Communities About Reaching Everyone) Christmas weekend was this past weekend, Dec. 15-16 and proved to be successful once again. Nearly 50 families throughout Howard County received an opportunity for a Christmas that may not have happened without the help of CARE. “It’s not...
  CRESCO - As Christmas approaches this week, Cresco businesses showcase their seasonal wares to shoppers. Following is a sampling of local businesses and a description of what they offer to customers searching for that perfect holiday gift:   Elm Street Gifts  Elm Street Gifts, located at 116...
  NOrtheast Iowa - As governmental agencies tighten their belts due to decreased funding, many find the “belt” has turned into a “noose,” strangling them so they cannot aid those who need the most help, such as those on Medicaid (children, aged, blind and disabled). Although many areas of Medicaid...
  CRESCO - The Cresco Public Library is experiencing a dynamic change beginning January 1, 2018. For decades, the Board of Trustees and the Foundation have been one body; as of the beginning of the year, they will become two separate entities.  Two board of trustee positions are open due to...
  CRESCO - The Cresco Fitness Center (CFC) is celebrating its 20th year. What was once a vision for John Loveless and Jack Thomson, has now become a staple for community fitness, comradery and event space for social gatherings and tournaments. The Cresco Fitness Center, opened its doors on Dec. 1,...

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