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Cresco - Cresco City Council and attendees were given a Christmas gift of a short meeting on Dec. 17. Most of the business was just informational for council members. Public Works Director Rod Freidhof said wood chipping was taking place at the compost pile. “We’ve got a pretty big pile we need to...
CRESCO - Dylan Matthew Cherveny is the First Baby of the Year for the Times Plain Dealer’s Contest. He joins his parents, Meghan McKenna and Derek Cherveny at home in Cresco, along with older sister Savannah Rose Cherveny (16 months)! Dylan was born on Jan. 3, 2019 at 8:50 a.m. at Regional Health...
Cresco - Studio 9 gift shop is now open for business in its original location on Highway 9 (109 2nd Avenue Southwest, next to Tin Ceiling Antiques) but while the building may be familiar, the shop features a wide variety of wares and some new surprises. Owners Barbara Billings and Rose Miller had...
Howard-Winneshiek - The Howard-Winneshiek School Board met early to give board members an opportunity to attend a school Christmas program on Dec. 17. Supt. Ted Ihns reported the end of the first semester was to be Dec. 21, with the winter break being Dec. 24-Jan. 2 for students. Teachers were to...
Rob Reicks was the grand prize winner of the Times Plain Dealer’s Christmas in Howard County promotion! He received gift certificates to each of the participating business worth $1,000! When he came into the Times office for his prize, he said he didn’t realize what was going on when he was first...
“I can’t believe how Howard County comes together every year to donate items to the Senior Giving Tree we sponser here at the Times Plain Dealer,” said Publisher Dan Evans. “It just shows how much Christmas spirit can be found in our local communities.” For the past eight years, the Times has...
Cresco - Most people have a favorite book. That is true of Adam Schmitt as well. His favorite Christmas book is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” by Dr. Seuss, but it isn’t just a holiday read. He enjoys hearing the story all year long! “I saw it on TV when I was three or four, and I like it.It...
Howard County - The Times Plain Dealer is all about traditions. Last week  was the annual Christmas section, where letters from elementary students were published.  Another tradition is helping local businesses give away goodies to the lucky family who has the first baby of the year. It’s a great...
Cresco - National Honor Society members Noel Lloyd and Kayla Hruska organized two different drives to help those less fortunate right before Christmas as a service project. Other members of the society helped them in their endeavors. Sock Drive “Last year Mrs. (Trisha) Hartman (sponsor of NHS)...
CRESCO - The Howard County Sheriff’s Department was involved in two high-speed pursuits on Dec. 20, 2018. The first pursuit took place at approximately 6:45 p.m., when a Howard County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding near the intersection of County Road A-23 and Unity...

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