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  Don Dietzenbach says, “We got ‘spirits,’ how about you?” The ghost of “Jake . . . from State Farm” is all geared up for RAGBRAI 2017. The gauntlet has been thrown! The community spirit of State Farm has prompted the Times Plain Dealer to announce a RAGBRAI® “Pedal to the Paranormal” Decorating...
  CRESCO - You’ve heard the line, “Houston. We’ve had a problem.” That was when astronauts from Apollo 13 communicated there had been an explosion. Back in April 1970, the technology was amazing to be able to talk to the astronauts aboard the spacecraft. Well times have changed! Today, NASA can...
  Howard County - Eight deserving young ladies are competing for the honor of being named 2017 "Mighty" Howard County Fair Queen, which is sponsored by Farm Bureau Women’s Committee. Contestants include Samantha Bigalk, Kelly Dietzenbach, Amber Hinck,  Cassie Hosek, Amanda Johnson, Emma Mannery,...
  CRESCO - The Housing Committee, with Shirley and Dave Sovereign as co-chairs, need more locals to sign up as a host family for RAGBRAI® riders and support personnel. This short 8-9-week series will hopefully encourage others to sign up as hosts. Past host families will share their experiences and...
  CRESCO - Want to know what you can do to help Cresco have a successful RAGBRAI®? Then attend one of the informational meetings being put on by CaLee Burke of the Publicity Committee.  She will explain what is going on at two more meetings, Tuesday, June 13 at noon and Tuesday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m...
  CRESCO - Kayleigh Koch will soon be a familiar face around town this summer in her role as the Borlaug-Thomson Intern, as she helps keep the legacy of Cresco’s famous native son and his agricultural accomplishments alive. Koch will help promote the boyhood home of Dr. Norman Borlaug (1914-2009),...
  HOWARD COUNTY - In this day and age of cameras on cell phones or iPads, there is usually a way to save the memory or awesome moment a person is witnessing. During the Mighty Howard County Fair, locals can submit those interesting, breathtaking or just plain cute photos to the Times Plain Dealer...
  Howard County - The Board of Education at Howard-Winneshiek Community School District would like to invite all District patrons to attend a public farewell reception for Mr. John Carver, who has served as Superintendent of Schools since 2012. The reception will be held on Monday, June 12 from 5-6...
In Jim Thomas’ speech at the annual Lime Springs Memorial Day program, he spoke of the family of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. “Nobody can replace these fallen heroes, especially in the eyes of their families, but we can offer shoulders to cry on, assistance with educational expenses and...
  CRESCO - The RAGBRAI® countdown has begun, and at the publication of this paper there will be just a little over 50 days left before Howard County roads and city streets from Protivin to Cresco will be flooded with an estimated 15,000-20,000 bicyclists. July 27th to be exact.  The Hospitality...

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