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Can you tell us about yourself? I was born and raised in Howard County and graduated from Crestwood High School in 2007. I moved back to the area after graduate school and am part of the fifth generation  to work on our family farm. I am currently living southeast of Davis Corners.  Aside from...
Cresco - U.S. Representative Rod Blum had the opportunity to stop in Cresco on one of his trips around the district and visited at Plantpeddler with owners Mike and Rachel Gooder. Mike gave a short background on how the company has grown since the couple purchased it in 1980, right out of college....
Cresco - Howard County is planning to repave the Vernon Road from Cresco City limits to the bridge at Vernon Springs in spring 2019, Cresco City Council learned at the Oct. 15 meeting. Council members voted to do a feasibility study on having a street project for the City portion of Vernon Road....
lime springs - This tale of horror will spook your very soul. On Saturday, Oct. 13, Lime Springs celebrated its Harvest Fest and Ghost Tours of Lidtke Mill.  This was the fourth annual terror-filled event. Visitors toured the haunted Mill in the frightful Old Town getting chilled to the bone by the...
Cresco - “Prayer is the Super Power,” local author Jill Ferrie told students from Notre Dame Elementary. She let them ask questions, read her first book “I go with God” and answered more questions when she visited them on Oct. 4. She was introduced to the kindergarten through second graders as...
Northeast Iowa - Rainfall this summer has made the crop outlook go up and down, along with the depth of the creeks and rivers. It was a normal season until the unseasonably wet fall arrived. It kept farmers out of the field, and then the area received one of the earliest snowfalls on record....
CRESCO - Public Works Director Rod Freidhof told council members the 2nd St. project should be done in 3-4 work days, as of the Oct. 1 meeting. But it was unsure how the weather would cooperate with finishing up the 10-inch rock base.  The plan is to get it rocked and graded and let it sit over the...
Lime Springs - Some new policies will take affect on Nov. 1 in Lime Springs as the City Council voted to not accept cash for payments to the City. This includes payments for bills or from City departments after a fund-raiser. The issues were discussed at a work session on Sept. 11. Other policies...
Howard County - The CARE (Communities About Reaching Everyone) Board met early this month in preparation for the Christmas program. That’s right. Christmas. The Christmas program assists families with children with gifts for the holidays. Many children are lucky enough to get everything on their...
CRESCO - Gail Bonwell Cleveland celebrated her 100th birthday last week with a large gathering of family and friends at Kessel Lodge in Cresco.  A resident of Accura HealthCare  in Cresco, Cleveland met with the Cresco Times Plain Dealer  and with assistance from her son, Larry, discussed her...

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