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CRESCO - Amanda Gorzney is becoming a familiar face around Cresco, as she serves as the Thomson-Borlaug intern for 10 weeks this summer. Gorzney plans to be at the Mighty Howard County Fair this week at the Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation table in the Historic Preservation Center.  “I found this...
Between June 13-15, there was quite a bit of damage in Elma, from spray paint. At the Park there was painting and writing in the men’s restroom (right), as well as playground equipment and the picnic area. According to Sheriff Mike Miner, there was also spray painting done at the City Hall Park....
LIME SPRINGS - According to Howard County Sheriff Mike Miner, 20 dogs were removed from the Dolly Hovey farm residence northeast of Lime Springs on Wednesday, June 19. Two days later, another five dogs were removed. Three of the animals were puppies. “The dogs were placed in three locations, Paws...
CRESCO - Todd William Kowalke of Cresco, Iowa was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday, June 24, 2019. He had pled guilty to 1st Degree Theft on March 18, 2019. From January-October 2017, the former attorney admitted to stealing over  110,823.85 from Backwoods Partners and approximately $35,...
JACKSON JUNCTION - The family of Coralynn Sobolik, 22-month old whose family donated her organs to save three lives, was honored at last week’s softball game on June 20. Between the JV and varsity games, fans and players for the Turkey Valley Trojans and Crestwood Cadets came together to recognize...
CRESCO - School was barely out for the summer, but a dedicated group of kids signed up for a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) summer camp at NICC. On Friday, June 7, they showed friends and family what they had accomplished in just one week of camp. This is the seventh year youth...
[Editor’s Note: While travelling down the old Granger blacktop, there was a sudden appearance of peonies, as well as ponies, the writer was able to share.]   HOWARD COUNTY - It was a beautiful sunny Saturday morning in Howard County on June 15, and the local peonies were in full bloom, taking...
SARATOGA - Those who have property where the wind turbines are located and Howard County representatives attended a celebratory dinner and tour on June 6. It was sponsored by Madison Gas & Electric. As neighbors chatted with each other and company representatives, and they were given the...
CRESCO - Two deserving young ladies will be competing to earn the honor of being named the 2019 “Mighty” Howard County Fair Queen. The contest is sponsored by Farm Bureau and the Howard County Fair Board. The two candidates include: Ashley Ferrie and Erin Ryan. Coronation of the queen will take...
LIME SPRINGS - Chairman of the Pool and Parks Committee Jill Tibbals reported on her department at the June 4 Lime Springs City Council meeting. She noted the pool was set to open on June 8, which it did to temperatures in the mid-70s. “We have a new person on the board, Jane Tibbals. She helps out...

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