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HOWARD COUNTY - If you are from Iowa, you have certainly heard the term “Iowa Nice” and probably felt a tinge of pride. Iowa Nice is a label given to describe, well, the niceness of most Iowans.  Out-of-staters who ride RAGBRAI have noticed it and spread the word. Scott Siepker has made numerous...
CRESCO - State Auditor Rob Sand (Democrat) visited Cresco on Oct. 1, updating locals on what his office has been doing since he took over in January. Sand, a native of Decorah, is all about promoting efficiency. “That is probably what pushed me to run for State Auditor,” he said.  Since then, he...
LIME SPRINGS - The nuisance property at 118, E. Jackson St. in Lime Springs has been removed from future agendas after being under discussion for several years. At the Oct. 1 Council meeting, Jeff Harden, friend and contractor for Walter Hoopman, advised council he felt he has complied with wishes...
Vernon Road / Valley Avenue, from inside Cresco city limits to just south of 115th Street, is closed to begin construction of a PCC Overlay. The total amount of concrete paving is 1.25 miles
CHESTER - The 1901 building that has housed the Chester Post Office since 1941 is under an emergency suspension according to the United States Postal Service.  It was due to building safety and health concerns. Starting on Saturday, Oct. 5, the office was temporarily located at Lime Springs. “It is...
CRESCO - Now individuals who have SHARPS materials, such as needles, lancets and scalpels, have a convenient place to get rid of them . . . at a 24-hour drop off receptacle located at the Regional Health Services of Howard County entrance. RHSHC and the Board of Supervisors have partnered to make...
CRESCO/VERNON SPRINGS - The Vernon Springs road is tentatively closing on Oct. 7 through mid-November for a concrete overlay. In addition, the City of Cresco is having some sewer and water main work done. The sewer and water main work has begun and should be done in three weeks, weather-dependent,...
CRESCO - The area was saddened to hear of the loss of a cornerstone of the Cresco community when Don Gooder passed away on Sept. 24, 2019. Throughout his life, Don made it a priority to promote Cresco and Howard County. If someone wanted something done, one of the first people to get on board was...
CRESCO - The morning of April 2, Rita Hrdlicka was finishing her shift at Donaldson Company in Cresco. It seemed a day like any other, although she wasn’t feeling the best. “My shift at Donaldson’s ends at 6 a.m. I had what felt like really bad heartburn, so I was trying to figure out what I had...
CRESCO - The Cresco Fire Department conducted their regularly scheduled training that takes place twice per month on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at an abandoned house at 114 7th St. West. “This training was different in that we had been approached by Janel and Gary Langreck with the opportunity to train...

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