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Howard County - There’s been a lot of talk about animals and the below zero temperatures that were to hit the area this week. Some forecasts had 30o below zero regular temperatures with wind chills going to 60o below. Farmers have been preparing for the cold weather since they heard it was coming....
Lime Springs - At 1:40 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, a call went out regarding a snowmobile accident on Major Road. The driver of the 2015 Polaris snowmobile was Ross Wilson, age 28, of Cresco, Iowa. According to Howard County Sheriff Mike Miner, Wilson was traveling east on Major Road when he...
Cresco - Community members are invited to help fund scholarships for Crestwood High School students during the school's annual Dollars for Scholars Phonathon Wednesday, Jan. 30. Crestwood High School students will reach out to the community by telephone call the evening of Jan 30 beginning at 6 p.m...
LeRoy - LeRoy City Lines, LeRoy’s city-owned commuter and charter bus service will experiment with two new stops in Rochester. From Feb. 1 through March 31, the early morning bus and early afternoon bus will stop at the Mayo Support Center and Northwest Clinic on 41st Street in addition to the...
Cresco - Cresco City Council members approved the fourth quarter Travel & Tourism grants at their first meeting of the year on Jan. 7. FIT Running Club’s St. Patrick’s Day Brew & Stew requested $1,500 for advertising, which the committee recommended to council. The total cost of the project...
Howard County - On Jan. 18, Girl Scout Cookie Season launches, celebrating the largest financial investment in girls annually in the United States! The annual program is a powerful entrepreneurship incubator for the next generation of female leaders. Each and every Girl Scout Cookie purchase is key...
Howard County - The best event of this frosty season is coming this weekend, the Driftrunners Snowmobile Club’s Snowfest. Jan. 24-27 is the 48th annual Snowfest in Howard County.  The event allows club members and the average visitor to partake in the joys of the great outdoors. Vice-President Lee...
Howard County - Last week, an individual called the Times Plain Dealer office to inform staff a person called her place of business claiming to be Marcie Klomp of Times Plain Dealer and she wanted to help them reduce their credit card debt. Luckily, the local knew the person was not Klomp and...
Howard County - There were two automobile and one snowmobile accident, along with four vehicles in the ditch over the snowy weekend, according to Sheriff Mike Miner. • At 2:11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, a call was received that a car had been rear-ended by Highway 9 and Robin Ave. The vehicle took...
Des Moines - Harold Eldridge McCarville, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at the Iowa Jewish Life Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  Funeral services will be held on Jan. 21, 2019 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines. Burial will be on Jan. 22, 2019 in Oaklawn Cemetery in Cresco,...

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