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DES MOINES - During her May 26 press conference, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the Disaster Emergency Proclamation will be extended through June 25, with changes to public health measures that have been in place. Live bands are now permitted at bars and restaurants, but must follow social distancing...
HOWARD COUNTY - On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:08 p.m., Howard County Deputy Sheriff Milan Grubl attempted to stop a Jeep Grand Cherokee for erratic driving at Highway 9 near Iris Ave. The vehicle took off westbound. The driver led Howard County deputies and Cresco police officers on a pursuit...
LIME SPRINGS - During Gov. Kim Reynolds’ press conference on May 13, Deputy Director of the Iowa Department of Public Health Sarah Reisetter stated Upper Iowa Beef in Lime Springs was another processing plant in the state of Iowa to have a coronavirus outbreak. During that afternoon’s Regional...
CRESCO - Since the closing of Cresco Fitness Center on March 17, and not opening until May 18, City Clerk Michelle Girolamo anticipates the facility will lose around $89,000 in revenues. At the May 4 City Council meeting, Girolamo reminded Council members of fitness center events. Schools closed on...
HOWARD COUNTY - The Regional Health Services of Howard County COVID-19 (coronavirus) Community Partnership met through a tele-call on Wednesday, May 6. RHSHC CEO Robin Schluter shared, “We are taking reasonable steps to reopen. We don’t want to miss any GI problems or breast cancer. We need to take...
CRESCO/JACKSON JUNCTION - Our local schools are both having graduation events this weekend. Turkey Valley seniors are having their ceremony on Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. at the football field. Only two visitors per student are allowed. The rain date is May 24. Senior awards will take place at that...
HOWARD COUNTY - Cresco Community Fire Department had a busy weekend of fighting fires. Fire Chief Neal Stapelkamp elaborated on the calls. “Cresco firefighters volunteered over 171 hours responding to these calls in addition to the time spent at the station cleaning up, following the calls, and...
HOWARD COUNTY - The Howard County Public Health Department reminds residents that although they are spending more time away from friends and family because of social distancing, state, county and local leaders recognize and appreciate the vital role they serve in stopping the spread of COVID-19. “...
CRESCO - The Mighty Howard County Fair has been cancelled for this year (June 23-28, 2020) due to the coronavirus pandemic. Executive Secretary of the Fair Board Tom Barnes said all events and entertainment are postponed until June 22-27, 2021. In a press release, he stated, “To say we’re...
On April 22, Earth Day, Pleasant Hill Cemetery board members planted a tree in memory of Jim Miller, who recently passed away unexpectedly. Besides being a board member, Miller also mowed the cemetery for the past 10 years.  Fellow board member Stacy Dohlman said, “He had a lot of pride in caring...

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