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  CRESCO - Move over Solid Gold Dancers. Here come the Pedal to the Paranormal Dancers! The Publicity Committee came up with another way to get locals and visitors excited about the upcoming Thursday, July 27 RAGBRAI® overnight stop. The dancers definitely strutted their stuff last Thursday when...
  CRESCO - Cresco Community Theatre Productions brings a popular children’s book series-turned Disney movie to life this week as it presents ‘Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical.’ Show times are Thursday, July 13, Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 16 at 2 p.m. at the...
  CRESCO - The American flag is once again flying high over North Elm Street at the McGuire & Associates building, just in time for Independence Day last week. Michael McGuire shared the story of how the raising of the flag, aloft for years at McGuire & Associates, Inc., 209 North Elm...
  Calmar - After 41 years of ministry, Pastor Phillip Olson is retiring. His last Sunday will be July 16, 2017, at Calmar Lutheran and Springfield Lutheran Churches, where he has served for the past five years.   A noon luncheon will be held on July 16 in Pastor Olson’s honor at Calmar Lutheran,...
  CRESCO - The 4-H and FFA ribbon auction at the 2017 Mighty Howard County Fair grossed $55,225 for the county youth this year. The average ribbon was $418.37 for the 132 ribbons sold. This compares to $473.18 for the 124 ribbons sold last year. There were 50 buyers. The highest ribbon bids were as...
  Howard County - There is a pair of brothers who will be traversing the United States over the next three-and-a-half years, talking to people at the grass roots level, trying to figure out how President Donald Trump won the election in 2016. They are specifically chatting with individuals in...
  CRESCO - It’s that time of year again. Time for Evans Memorial Home’s Annual Block Party. Join staff and residents for a fun-filled afternoon of food and entertainment for young and old alike. The event is taking place on July 12 from 3-6 p.m.  There will be a picnic dinner of hamburgers, hotdogs...
  CRESCO - Howard County and Cresco in particular has been identified as positive for Emerald Ash Borer, an exotic pest that attacks and kills all species of ash trees, including green, white, black and blue. The meeting is being held for homeowners and other concerned citizens. Wednesday, July 12...
  Howard County - Perhaps you saw it in the Featherlite Center during the Mighty Howard County Fair. It probably evoked feelings. You most likely were curious about the story behind it. The Battlefield Cross of the helmet, rifle and boots, signifying the death of a Marine, was submitted by Kole...
[Editor’s Note: On Jan. 10, 2017, Shellie Gossman found out she had breast cancer. She is sharing her journey with Times Plain Dealer  readers.]   CRESCO - I have finished chemo treatments!!!  I am so happy to be done with those. That treatment was not fun. I felt horrible the whole week after.  I...

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