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CRESCO - Jason Passmore, executive director of Howard County Business & Tourism, welcomed everyone to the banquet and introduced President Alison Holten. She spoke about how economic development has changed over the years. “At one time it was done in silos. Individuals would work on a project...
CRESCO - Crestwood Junior High and High School students showcased their musical talent during the Jazz Spotlight last weekend. The high school gymnasium was transformed into a classy jazz club, complete with tables where audience members enjoyed a full meal and mocktails. During the evening, people...
Lime Springs - Katie Sterk of Bolton & Menk engineering firm updated City Council on the wastewater treatment project that Lime Springs has been investigating for several years. Sterk gave the latest numbers on a new plant, which ranged from $3.8-12 million. The Department of Natural Resources...
Public Works Director Rod Friedhof told council four panels in the solar array near Evans Park were busted. “It was probably somebody using a sling shot and marbles.” Those responsible, when caught, will have to pay $250 for each array, plus labor. In addition, they can be charged with 2nd degree...
CRESCO - Goldena Williams, a resident at Accura HealthCare in Cresco, celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday, April 7. A party took place in her honor at the VFW Hall in Cresco Saturday and was especially meaningful because she was able to share the day with her sister, Millie Anderlik of Cresco, who...
Cresco - The City Council has been tackling some run-down properties in Cresco over the past few years. The largest acquisition is the nearly full city block south of Reicks Monuments on 3rd St. West, the former bowling alley, which had mostly trailers on it. Most recently, a house was torn down on...
CRESCO - The school calendar for 2019-2020 was presented to the public and approved by the Howard-Winneshiek school board on March 18. Superintendent Ted Ihns noted the calendar is similar to the current year.  The state requires students attend classes for 1,080 hours per school year. For next...
CRESCO - Adam Simiele spoke during open forum  of the Howard-Winneshiek board meeting on March 18 about a new rugby team available to students. Although it is not a school-sponsored team, How-Winn students can practice and have games on school property — similar to the Cresco-Area Clay Crushers...
CRESCO - The Times Plain Dealer was recently given a first-place award for Community Leadership at the 2019 Better Newspaper Contest through the Iowa Newspaper Association. The judge for the contest wrote, “This is clearly a local paper that cares deeply about its community and represents the best...
Lime Springs - Butch and Dorene Burnikel have been honored for their years of service to the community of Lime Springs with the 2019 Times Plain Dealer’s Hall of Fame award. The couple has been active in the area since the early 1960s. When hearing of their award, their first reaction was disbelief...

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