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  CRESCO - A large crowd of approximately 120 people gathered at Kessel Lodge recently to celebrate the 100th birthday of Alvin Sommer. Sommer’s special day was shared with his brother, Harold, age 92 from Byron, Illinois. The two brothers hadn't seen each other in 14 years. Following his party,...
  Des Moines - Last week was the World Food Prize (Oct. 16), now a week-long event held each October at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott Hotel, founded by Dr. Norman E. Borlaug in 1986.  To recap briefly what the significance is: Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for...
  CRESCO - Last year the Cresco Area Chamber Business Committee introduced a new Halloween concept to Howard County—Trunk or Treat. The event allows businesses, civic organizations and community members to literally open up their trunk and treat those Halloween ghosts, ghouls and Super Heroes....
  CRESCO - He has the talent. He has the passion. He has the compassion. He is Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II, creator of The Freedom Rock Tour, and he was commissioned to paint Howard County’s Freedom Rock, located at the corner of Highway 9 and 3rd St. SW. in Cresco.   Howard County’s Rock Sorensen...
  CRESCO - For the 11th year, the Veterans Banquet has honored those who have served our great country with heroism and passion. At the Oct. 28 event, 24 of those Americans received a Quilt of Valor in appreciation of their service. After a welcome by VFW Post Commander Rick Slifka, SMSgt Cindy M....
  Riceville - United States Navy veteran Laura Hubka credits her experience in the military for teaching her valuable life lessons. “I think that the military helped me meet and reach out to so many people from all over the country with different lifestyles and who had lived different lives. It...
  Howard County - Only one Howard County town election had more candidates than seats for the Nov. 7 election—Lime Springs. All results are unofficial until they are canvassed by Howard County Supervisors. There were four individuals running for three seats in Lime Springs. The incumbent, James...
  Lawler - Reicks View Farms recently ordered seven custom-built Feather-lite livestock trailers. The trailers will increase efficiency, biosecurity, and safety for Reicks View Farms staff while the purchase illustrates the connection of production agriculture to the local economy. “Our decision to...
  CRESCO - Once again the Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce is offering its annual ‘Jingle in Your Pocket’ promotion, starting Nov. 10.  Each Friday, between Nov. 24 and Dec. 15, 10 winners will receive $100 in Chamber bucks. That adds up to $1,000 each week, for a total of $4,000 to be given away....
  Howard County - A great way to shop and win is to visit participating stores of the Howard County Christmas Gift Giveaway! Starting now, through Dec. 22, shoppers can get their ticket punched for a chance to win $25-$50 gift certificates from the businesses. Every time a person shops at a...

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