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  Cresco - Emmy award-winning vocal ensemble, Tonic Sol-fa, headquartered in Minneapolis with multiple PBS specials, original music and over two million copies sold will be at the Cresco Theatre & Opera House, Wednesday, Aug. 15 starting at 7 p.m.  Tonic Sol-fa began at St. John’s University in...
  Cresco - The Crestwood High School Marching Band is going on a “Can Drive” to raise funds on Friday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cresco.  Students and parents will canvass the town seeking aluminum can and plastic and glass bottle donations.  People may put their bags of empty aluminum cans...
  Cresco - Attorney Todd William Kowalke, age 56 of Cresco, Iowa, was charged with the first degree theft of over $35,000 on July 19, 2018. He appeared in court on July 23, with bond set at $10,000. Kowalke is charged with the theft from the estate of Violet Brokken, of which Manley Bigalk is...
  Lime Springs - As if Sweet Corn Days isn’t a big enough deal, involving a lot of work each year, members of the Lime Springs Community Club decided to combine it with the town’s 150th celebration! The big festival is taking place Aug. 9-12, 2018, which adds one day to the normal three-day...
CRESCO - Construction continues on the jail on Wednesday, Aug. 1 as walls are put in place.
  Saratoga - On Friday, July 27 at about 6:14 p.m., the Howard County Sheriff’s office received a call that a crop duster helicopter hit an electrical wire and crashed at the intersection of 125th St. and Maple Leaf Road, about 2.5 miles south and 1.5 miles east of Saratoga, Iowa. The pilot, Scott...
  CRESCO - Every other year during National Night Out, the Cresco Kiwanis sponsors the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus. You guessed it! This is the year for some crazy fun! The event is taking place a week earlier than usual, on Tuesday, July 31.  • Circus Tour: The day starts off with a free...
  CRESCO - As the 21st century progresses with increased reliance on the Internet, some might assume the continued existence of public libraries is in peril. However, many libraries, including Cresco Public Library, are fully equipped to cater to 21st century information needs. The library is a...
  CRESCO - Karlos McClure was on the Howard-Winneshiek School Board for seven years, eight months and moved to a different district, so he resigned in May 2017. Now that Casey Vobr has resigned, after moving out of her district, McClure was able to get on the board in his new district! He took the...
  rural Protivin - Farming has changed over the years, and not just the size of the tractors.  There are whole new concepts out there that many farmers are embracing to help them make more money and to preserve the quality of the land and soil, even if it doesn’t directly benefit them. A group of...

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