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  Cresco - The cat is going to be let completely out of the bag on April 11. The big reveal for Cresco’s RAGBRAI® XLV logo and theme will take place during the Howard County Business & Tourism’s (HCB&T) Annual Banquet. Hopefully word will get out all over the United States as well since the...
  CRESCO - Howard County Energy District may have just formed, but already members are spreading the word about the importance of energy efficiency and local, renewable energy in saving money and creating business opportunities. Approximately 20 people attended a solar tour of the area on March 24...
  Howard County - The landscape in the Saratoga Township area will be getting taller by the end of 2018, around 500 feet taller! That is the approximate height of a two-megawatt wind turbine that is expected to be installed by Madison Gas and Electric (MGE). Multiply that by 33, the number of...
  CRESCO - The 19th Annual Jazz Spotlight was held at Crestwood High School April 1 and 2. It was a night of classics like “Little Brown Jug,” “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” and “Tiger of San Pedro.” The shows began with a mini-art show in the commons of the high school. There one could find various...
  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...

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