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CRESCO - Dr. Norman Borlaug is known as the man who fed the world, but it took the collaboration of many individuals, businesses and organizations to paint a mural to honor him 50 years after he received the Nobel Peace Prize. The dedication of the mural, which is located at 110 1st Ave. West and...
CRESCO - Mark Bohle was named Grand Marshal of the Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest (NBHF) Parade, which is taking place at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28. Bohle, who has lived in Cresco for 44 years (as of Aug. 15), has decided not to run again for Cresco mayor. He has been mayor for 12 years coming up...
CRESCO - Did you know there are residents of Cresco and Howard County who come from Africa? Yes, you probably did, or maybe assumed. But did you know there are individuals from five different African countries?  Would you like to learn more about their cultures? Make plans to attend the African...
CRESCO - Family man. Business owner. Community leader. Friend. Steve McCarville was all of those things, but so much more. The people of Cresco and beyond have lost a champion. McCarville lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021. His funeral will be held on Friday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. at...
HOWARD COUNTY - Assessor Lori Kerian is announcing that door-to-door inspections of all commercial, industrial and multi-residential properties in Howard County will begin approximately Sept. 1.  A reappraisal project was approved by the Conference Board in February 2019. Representatives of...
CRESCO - Howard-Winneshiek CSD Superintendent Ted Ihns gave his monthly report to three board members (Alison Holten, Andy Ludeking and Toni Johnson via phone) on Aug. 16. (Absent were Shirley Sovereign and Duane Bodermann.) He mentioned the New Teacher Workshop, which was held on Aug. 12-13, for...
LIME SPRINGS - The various department heads in Lime Springs gave reports at the Aug. 3 meeting. • Fire Chief Nathan Schwickerath said fire department members have been busy preparing for Sweet Corn Days. “We are having an ATV ride, waterball fight, breakfast on Sunday and washing streets.” He noted...
LIME SPRINGS - City Clerk Jane Tibbals told Lime Springs City Council members a laptop program was available to cities and counties in Iowa. There is $9,500 available for specific models of laptops. In case employees need to work from home, due to COVID, the computers can be taken home. Tibbals...
CRESCO - It has taken nearly two years to complete the huge addition to Cresco Community Chapel at 24024 Hwy. 9 East. The congregation wants to celebrate its completion by having an open house, supper (barbecue sandwiches and more) and a concert on Sunday, Aug. 29, starting at 4:30 p.m. The concert...
HOWARD COUNTY - The Sheriff’s Department donated its older Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the Cresco Police Department and each fire department in Howard County. Sheriff Tim Beckman explained, “I applied for a grant earlier this year through the state for new AEDs. We received them in...

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