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CRESCO - Jan. 1, 2021 will mark the beginning and the end of an era at the Howard County Sheriff’s office.  While that date will  start the new year, it will also mark the end of Sheriff Mike Miner’s tenure in law enforcement in Cresco and Howard County after 43 years of service, which was the...
Cresco - Twenty-four juniors and seniors of Crestwood High School joined scores of others as new members of the National Honor Society at the 61st Annual Induction Service on Nov. 23, 2020. The evening started with the processional of present members and inductees, with Mrs. Karen LeFebvre playing...
CRESCO - It was announced during the recent virtual CIDC (Cresco Industrial Development Corporation)/ Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce virtual banquet that Steve and Mimi Stone’s Atomic Pizza Pub was named Business of the Year. The couple has been in business since August 2017, nearly three-and-a-...
By Marcie Klomp News Editor tpdeditor@crescotimes.com   CRESCO - According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word “friar” means a member of a mendicant order (a religious order of men, especially Augustinians, Carmelites, Dominicans and Franciscans). According to Fryer Mike (McAllister) it is...
Chester/Ls - The annual Christmas in Lime Springs, usually held on the first Sunday in December, was canceled, along with visits with Santa. In addition, Chester’s holiday event with Santa wasn’t held. Luckily the Lime Springs and Chester Fire Departments came to the rescue. Members offered to...
LIME SPRINGS - In this crazy 2020 world, many family observances have been thrown out the window due to masking and social distancing. Why not start a new chapter for holiday get-togethers? Christmas Creek Traditions Farm, LLC in Lime Springs is just the place to begin a family custom that will...
CRESCO - It’s a good bet that Steve and Kathy McCarville will never forget what happened in front of their house on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 — an impromptu drive-by parade in their honor!  For anyone who has seen the movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the scene at the McCarville’s house, between 5:15 p.m...
CRESCO - Since 2011, the Times Plain Dealer has sponsored the Senior Citizen Giving Tree. Locals can donate gifts for senior citizens residing at the local care centers. This year, the Times is partnering with KCZQ radio.  Unwrapped gifts can be dropped off at the Times’ office at 214 N. Elm St. or...
[Editor’s Note: After the Nov. 11, 2020 issue of the Times Plain Dealer, staff was contacted by the daughter of former POW Robert Lanz. He had written of his experiences, some of which are presented here.] After graduating from Cresco High School, Robert Lanz moved to Minneapolis with about $20 in...
CRESCO - On Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 6:24 p.m., the Howard County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single-vehicle roll-over crash on Vale Road, approximately three miles south of Florenceville. Timothy Schmitt, age 48, of Cresco was traveling eastbound on Vale Road when his pickup left the roadway...

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