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The last six inmates to be held in the Howard County jail were taken to Winneshiek County on Thursday, Feb. 8.  The jail, which was built in 1882, is officially closed until the new one is built and ready for customers in March 2019. Dispatch of the law enforcement center will be moved to the old...
  CRESCO - Nicolas “Nick” Vukelja of Panama made his third trip back to visit his host family, Marv and Jan Praska, last week. In 1993 Praskas learned through their church, St. Joseph (now Notre Dame), host families were needed for a cultural exchange program. It was only for a few months, so they...
  CRESCO - “Giddy up oom poppa oom poppa mow mow” is Oak Ridge Boys speak for “We’re comin’ to the 2018 Mighty Howard County Fair!” The local fair is taking place Wednesday, June 20-Sunday, June 24, with the American country and gospel quartet performing as the headliner on Saturday, June 23’s...
  Howard County - Do you know an individual or organization who has gone above and beyond being a cheerleader for the community? Well now is the time to show your appreciation of their time and talents by nominating them for the Times Plain Dealer’s “Citizen of the Year,” “Hall of Fame” or “...
  CRESCO - At its Jan. 22 meeting, Cresco Council voted to give $3,000 to Driftrunners Snowmobile Club for Snowfest. This year was the 47th annual event, with members looking toward the 50th. The application explained the club tries to make Snowfest bigger and better each year. In addition, $1,000...
  CRESCO - Think of all the stories you can tell the kids and grandkids about spending a night in the Howard County Jail! Here is your chance to be the talk of the town in a good way! There are 10 cots available for an overnight stay in the friendly local jail on Sunday, Feb. 18 before the doors...
  CRESCO - Sugar, it’s oh so sweet and tasty. And small amounts are perfectly healthy. However, there is growing evidence that added sugars, particularly fructose, are contributing to health problems. Years ago, sugar was expensive and candies and desserts were savored on special occasions. Today,...
  Decorah - Our pets play an important role in our health and happiness. For many, they offer comfort when we are sad, laughter with their antics and love in their devotion to ourselves and our families. February is nationally recognized as “Spay/Neuter Awareness Month.” During the spring and...
  CRESCO - Mental illness can affect persons of any age, race, religion or income. Mental illnesses are not the result of personal weakness, lack of character, or poor upbringing. When someone you care about is struggling with a mental health condition, it affects the whole family not just the...
  Northeast Iowa - As February begins and frigid winter temperatures remain, the Humane Society of Northeast Iowa offers tips to keep cats and dogs safe. Assistant Animal Care Coordinator and Cat Care CoordinatorBreanne Bolt said, “Pet-safe salt on sidewalks is always a good thing to have on hand....

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