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  CRESCO - Volunteers at area churches are working together to create sleeping mats for the homeless using grocery bags. Linda Thompson of Cresco, who serves as pastor at Burr Oak United Methodist Church, credits the origins of the volunteer project to LuAnne Becker, who researched project...
  CRESCO - Ben Haar of Elma won the Best of Show overall prize at the Times Plain Dealer’s photo contest at the Howard County Fair with his photo titled, “Afternoon of Itasca.” Haar will receive $75 in Cresco Chamber Bucks for taking first.  The People’s Choice Photo chosen by the Mighty Howard...
  CRESCO - One of the most anticipated highlights of the Mighty Howard County Fair is, perhaps, who will be crowned fair queen. This year has brought a significant change, a welcome change, that being the crowning of fair princess. Moving forward, all those little girls and young ladies who dream...
  Protivin - On June 13, the Protivin City Council voted in favor of the health of Protivin citizens by making all city parks tobacco-free.  Effective June 13, 2017, no person will be allowed to use any form of tobacco in parks under the new resolution. The Protivin City Council, Turkey Valley YODA...
  CRESCO - The Housing Committee, with Shirley and Dave Sovereign as co-chairs, need more locals to sign up as a host family for RAGBRAI® riders and support personnel. This short 8-9-week series will hopefully encourage others to sign up as hosts. Past host families will share their experiences and...
  CRESCO - Crestwood High School is having a Towel Drive for the upcoming RAGBRAI® event on July 27. The school is opening up its showers for riders.  The towels can be dropped off at the old bus garage, which is located just east of the football field and just north of NICC. To get there, a person...
  Des Moines - Since the first Iowa detection in 2010, emerald ash borer (EAB) continues to expand its range across the Iowa landscape. With confirmed detections now in 50 counties, EAB has now reached more than half of Iowa counties. EAB is an exotic pest that attacks and kills ash trees. The...
  CRESCO - Many folks may not have realized but Thursday, June 8 was RAGBRAI’s® Ride Right event.  A team of about 40 individuals started Sunday, June 4 and rode the entire RAGBRAI® route, stopping at all the pass-through and stop-over towns, in preparation of the main event, July 23-29. After...

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