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  NOrtheast Iowa - As governmental agencies tighten their belts due to decreased funding, many find the “belt” has turned into a “noose,” strangling them so they cannot aid those who need the most help, such as those on Medicaid (children, aged, blind and disabled). Although many areas of Medicaid...
  CRESCO - The Cresco Public Library is experiencing a dynamic change beginning January 1, 2018. For decades, the Board of Trustees and the Foundation have been one body; as of the beginning of the year, they will become two separate entities.  Two board of trustee positions are open due to...
  CRESCO - The Cresco Fitness Center (CFC) is celebrating its 20th year. What was once a vision for John Loveless and Jack Thomson, has now become a staple for community fitness, comradery and event space for social gatherings and tournaments. The Cresco Fitness Center, opened its doors on Dec. 1,...
  Howard County - Megan Merkel, a preschool teacher at Cresco Early Childhood Center, recently received the Golden Apple Award from the KIMT News 3 television station. Merkel, a preschool teacher for 13 years, was nominated for the award by paraprofessional Amy Norby. KIMT News Reporter Stefante...
  CRESCO - Police Officer Keefe Williams performed the Oath of Office to start off the Dec. 4 Cresco City Council meeting. He was hired the end of July and completed his training the end of November. He had some family members on hand to watch him sign the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. • In other...
  CRESCO - Week three winners of Jingle in Your Pocket were drawn at Cresco Bank & Trust on Dec. 8.  The lucky individuals whose names were drawn will receive $100 each in Cresco Chamber bucks to spend on loved ones or themselves! • Barb Brummond—Curtis Trees and Gifts • Tony Malven—Ruppert's...
  CRESCO - That’s right. Father Christmas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle or the sugar daddy more commonly known as Santa Claus moved just north of Cresco in August. He brought along Mrs. Claus, of course, but left the elves and reindeer behind at the North Pole. They have jobs to do. Santa visits every...
  CRESCO - Total Look School of Cosmetology and Massage Therapy is transitioning to Total Look Salon & Spa. Co-owners and sisters Heather Thomas and Holly Rasmusson said the change is complete as of Monday, Dec. 18. Thomas said the reason for the change in focus is due to the increasing...
  CRESCO - Rhonda Ruppert is willing to help. The life coach wants to help individuals find their way to a more loving and peaceful way of life. She invites anyone interested to attend a get-together on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 5:30-6:30 at the Laura Rose Room at Regional Health Services of Howard...
  CRESCO - The holiday season is here in full force. Most have put up their Christmas trees and finished, if not gotten a good start on, the holiday season shopping. Sightings of Santa and Mrs. Claus are common and the Christmas parade, only a few weeks ago, is a sweet memory. This past Friday the...

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