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[Editor’s Note: On Jan. 10, 2017, Shellie Gossman found out she had breast cancer. She is sharing her journey with Times Plain Dealer  readers.]   CRESCO - I have finished week 12! I can’t believe it has been 12 weeks since I really started this. As I have said before it is going pretty fast.  I...
  CRESCO - The public is invited to visit Cresco Public Library during the month of June and browse two special book and informational displays. The American Library Association (ALA) recognizes the month of June as GLBT (Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender) Book Month. Cresco Public Library joins...
  CRESCO - Quilts of Valor workshop is scheduled for June 2nd and 3rd at the Weed Patch Retreat Center in Cresco. The hours are Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring sewing machines, fabric, patterns, or just yourself if you don't have these. Cutting boards and irons/ironing...
  Lime Springs - Lime Springs City Council learned that several city departments received funds from the will of Don Wilken, at the May 2 council meeting. Four areas received $12,500 each for a total of $50,000, playground equipment, softball teams, swimming pool and library. Councilman Brian...
  CRESCO - Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging has its June meals planned. Each meal includes milk. Meals are offered on a contribution basis for people over 60 years of age. Actual cost for the meal is $8.28. People under 60 must pay the actual cost. Meal locations in Howard County are as follows...
  CRESCO - The Cresco RAGBRAI Committee is gearing up for the overnight stay in Cresco July 27 and is in need of donations (both cash and in-kind) to offset costs for the upcoming event. The City of Cresco, Cresco Bank and Trust, CUSB Bank, and Hawkeye Sanitation have all stepped forward to help...
  Des Moines - Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Gov. Kim Reynolds took the oath of office to become Iowa’s 43rd governor. She officially became governor of Iowa at 10:06 a.m.  Below are her first remarks to Iowans as governor, as prepared for delivery.  “Mr. Ambassador and Mrs. Branstad, Mr. Chief Justice...
  Des Moines - At 10:06 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Gov. Terry Branstad resigned as governor of Iowa, marking his 8,169th day in office.  At 10:07 a.m., he took the oath of office as the next U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.  Judge Steven Colloton administered the oath of office...
  CRESCO - Sometimes it is hard to imagine a gray-haired man in a wheelchair as a young man in the Army walking among the dead on different islands in the Pacific during WWII.  But that is exactly what Harold Munkel witnessed over 70 years ago, and his memory of those experiences is as vivid today...
  CRESCO - Once again Memorial Day is upon us . . . a time for honoring men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day, became an official federal holiday in 1971 but this year the Times Plain Dealer will honor and talk with a living service member, who dedicated and served...

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