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Lime Springs - A storm hit Lime Springs around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16. The streets were littered with leaves and small branches as residents woke up Wednesday morning. Branches that had been blocking streets were removed by Tony Roberts and Mayor Kevin Bill. There was a little damage, but it...
  Howard County - From May 22 – June 4, 2017, state and local law enforcement agencies across the nation, as well as Iowa, will be stepping up seat belt enforcement.  Memorial Day weekend kicks off the busy summer season with many more families on the roads. Iowa’s seat belt usage rate of 94...
  CRESCO - The morning coffee group and diners at Sue-Z-Qs on May 12 were shocked when there was a crash in the southeast corner of the building as a van came through the wall. Luckily neither the driver nor any of the dozen or so patrons were badly hurt. One man sitting near the booth closest to...
  Granger, Minn. - It’s hard to give the late Don Wilken a hometown. He was well-known in all the area burgs and had many friends in each of them. Anyone was happy to call him a friend. His sudden passing on Feb. 28, at the age of 91, left a hole for many who knew him. Duane Copeman, who was a...
  Lime Springs - The Howard County Community Foundation held its annual grant awards ceremony on April 25, announcing the distribution of $99,193 in grants to 52 area nonprofits and government agencies.  “The work these deserving organizations do to create a stronger county is critical to making...
[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 - My fifth treatment of Taxol only was on March 6. Same side effects of  nausea, headache, bloody nose, very dry skin, cold hands, no taste, and...
  CRESCO - It is an ongoing problem. Individuals are dumping non-biodegradeable waste at the Cresco yardwaste site, which is against the city’s ordinance.  Each year, Council looks at possible solutions. Several ideas were presented by Public Works Director Rod Freidhof at the May 1 City Council...
  Decorah -Tri-state Thunder Vets, a Thunder Rode service of Veterans assisting Veterans, in conjunction with Disabled American Veterans Chapter 8, Marion E. Jerome Foundation and SODEXO, are hosting a Veterans and Families Appreciation Summit on Saturday, May 20, from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Aaron...
  Howard County - Judges for the 2017 Mirror Image, Mother-Daughter Look-A-Like Contest had one of their toughest jobs to date. Twenty-two mother-daughter duos submitted their photos making it very hard on those picking the winners.  The winners for this year’s contest were Beth Pickar and her 17-...
  CRESCO - Approximately 250 fifth grade students visited the Norman Borlaug boyhood farm, near Protivin, south of Cresco, Friday during Inspire Education Day. Inspire Education Day, held in the fall and again in the spring, features workshops in the fields of science and social studies for area...

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