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HOWARD COUNTY - It always seems to be the little old ladies. The ones who are on the quiet side and don’t make too many waves. And then bam! You find out she squirreled away a small fortune and left $791,198.50 to local and national organizations! That person was Shirley Bigalk Davis, and what a...
On Dec. 20, Immanual Lutheran Church in Cresco hosted an event called, “Path to the Newborn King” in its parking lot. People could walk through or drive their cars to see seven different stations celebrating the Christmas story. There were also live calves, sheep and a donkey. Event coordinator...
“I never win anything,” exclaimed Holly O’Brien after she won the grand prize in the Times Plain Dealer’s Shop Local promotion. O’Brien won $60 in gift certificates to each local business that participated in the advertising campaign. “I am excited to support our local businesses. I will be happy...
Christ Our Hope Cluster - 4 p.m. (Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lawler); 5 p.m. (St. Mary, Waucoma); 6 p.m. (Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Little Turkey) Cresco First Lutheran - 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Cresco First United Methodist - 5 p.m. Cresco Immanuel Lutheran - 11 a.m...
It was hard to tell who had the bigger smiles on their faces, the children or the firefighters! On Saturday, Dec. 19, the Lime Springs and Chester Fire Departments worked together to bring Santa to their towns, after the annual town celebrations were cancelled due 
CRESCO - The K-6 students at Notre Dame Catholic School had a special visit from the spirit of St. Nicholas on Friday, Dec. 4. The visit was in recognition of Saint Nicholas Day, also called the Feast of Saint Nicholas, which is celebrated on Dec. 6. The Advent Committee at the school wanted to...
NORTHEAST IOWA - As the Times Plain Dealer has reported for several weeks, the number of deaths reported on Iowa’s coronavirus.iowa.gov website has shown a discrepancy from what Howard County has been reporting. Since at least Oct. 28, the IDPH tally has shown just nine deaths. On Dec. 9, the local...
SARATOGA - Howard County Deputy Richard Hollenbeck reported on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 at approximately 5 p.m., Michael Klennert, age 49, of Cresco, lost control of his 2003 Dodge Intrepid. It rolled several times before coming to rest on its top. Klennert was driving north on Grove Ave., near...
LIME SPRINGS - Brian Malm of Bolton & Menk gave two updates to Lime Springs City Council members at their meeting on Dec. 1. • In regards to the sewer plant, he explained the Inflow  and Infiltration (I&I) problem in Lime Springs. The town has a lot of old, leaky pipes. Lime Springs has 36,...
HOWARD COUNTY - The holiday season is known for celebrations and traditions, but it is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to impaired driving. Iowa Law Enforcement across the state will partner with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety...

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