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  CRESCO - A staple in downtown Cresco for decades, Vandy’s Elm Street Shoes: Shoe and Zipper Repair is closed and will auction its inventory April 1. Current owner Mark Schultz is retiring. “The business has slowed down, and I’m retiring,’ Schultz said. “I’m thankful for the customer patronage...
  Cresco - Spc. Nicholas A. Fenske, of Cresco, Iowa representing Troop C, 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, of Le Mars, Iowa, was named Iowa Army National Guard’s Soldier of the Year in the Best Warrior Competition, held March 17-19, at the Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center, in Johnston...
  CRESCO - It is always nice to be recognized for a job well done, but it is even more satisfying when a person, organization or business is acknowledged by its peers. Camp-Site RV has been fortunate enough to be recognized not once, but twice in national industry publications in the last seven...
  [Editor’s Note: This story did not continue to the inside of the paper in the March 22, 2017 issue of the Times Plain Dealer. Staff appologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. This article continues where it left off] Cresco - A group of about 60 folks showed up to the RAGBRAI® (...
  Part 1   Ridgeway - The town of Ridgeway was started because the railroad was built between Calmar and Cresco. In about 1866 the railroad company built a small house for their accommodation. Mr. Pike and his wife moved into the house Dec. 4, 1866. In July 1867, J.L. Flowers of Fort Atkinson came...
  CRESCO - A group of about 32 neighbors and Reicks View Farms representatives attended the Howard County Board of Supervisors meeting on March 20. A discussion was held in regards to a hog confinement building being considered for construction on the east side of the 4000 block of  Saint Ave. Sue...
  Howard County - The Board of Education at Howard-Winneshiek Community School District called a Special Meeting to order on Wednesday, March 22 to finalize promotional materials regarding the search for the district’s next superintendent of schools. Dale Monroe, a regional search associate from...
  CRESCO - The 28th Turkey River Chapter Pheasants Forever Banquet hosted another sold-out event as all 310 tickets were purchased 10 days prior to the event. The banquet was held on Saturday, March 25, at the Expo Center. The Turkey River Chapter Officers of Jeff Korsmo, president; Matt Miner,...
  Feb. 24, 1937 — March 18, 2017   Lime Springs -  Marian J. Gragert, age 80, of Lime Springs, Iowa passed away on March 18, 2017 at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco, Iowa. Funeral services were March 22, 2017 at Lime Springs United Methodist Church in Lime Springs, with Pastor Raelonna Patrick...
  Cresco - Attention to all Quilters: I would like to thank all of you who participated in the National Sew Day in February. Our regular workshop for Quilts of Valor is scheduled for March 24 and 25 at the Weed Patch Retreat Center in Cresco. This would be our April workshop, but Weed Patch had...

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