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  CRESCO - Have you put on a few (or a lot of) pounds in the past year, five, 10? Want to do something about it? Why not participate in the Big Loser Contest this year? Now entering its 14th year, the 16-week program promotes weight loss and a healthy lifestyle through sound dieting, regular...
  CRESCO - Be prepared to be pampered at the 12th annual Girls Day Out, sponsored by Times Plain Dealer. The event takes place this Saturday, Feb. 24 from noon-4 p.m., with the first 100 lucky ladies getting a bag full of goodies from the various participating vendors. There are all sorts of fun...
  Howard County - Friday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. is the deadline to nominate a person or organization who is known to give more of himself, herself or themselves than they take. The Times Plain Dealer is sponsoring the Citizen of the Year, Hall of Fame and Organization of the Year Contests again, which...
  CRESCO - Many people want to give back to the community but may not have a lot of time to volunteer. In only about an hour, volunteer blood donors can help save lives and feel instant gratification. The community is invited to give back and help save lives by donating blood on Wednesday, Feb. 28...
  Howard County - With Valentine’s Day coming up, there will likely be a few ladies saying, “I do,” when given a ring.  That’s the first step to happily ever after. Next comes the wedding planning, with the culmination of the ceremony. Local ministers were asked some questions about that ritual of...
  CRESCO - Ben and Margery ‘Marge’ Jackson’s love story began when they were high school sweethearts, and this year, it continues as they celebrate 73 years of marriage July 15, 2018. Margery Eaton was born and raised in Cresco. “I was born in the Cresco Hospital, and graduated in 1944 from Cresco...
  CRESCO - Shopko Hometown of Cresco Store Manager Al Krivachek presented a grant check of $130 on Feb. 6 to Riceville sixth grader Ryder Fair to support his National History Day Competition Project. Fair’s Talented and Gifted Teacher in Riceville is Sara Hollenbeck. Fair said he plans to use the...
Dave Winkie was the winner of four $25 for a total of $100 in dinner gift certificates from the Times Plain Dealer’s raffle drawing. He said he chose four places his valentine would want to go.
  Lime Springs - Representatives of the five city departments gave their reports at the Feb. 6 council meeting. Fire Department: Fire Chief Nathan Schwickerath said the dance went well. “It was the second best dance we’ve had. It’s a good fund-raiser.” He noted Chester’s banquet is Feb. 17. He...
  CRESCO - Around 15 residents, representing 21 properties on a three-block section of 2nd St. East in Cresco, tried to convince council members not to proceed with a reconstruction project to no avail. Council voted to move forward despite their arguments at the regular bi-monthly meeting on Feb....

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