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NORTHEAST IOWA - For quite a few years, the American White Pelican has been making its home for a few days on the marshes, lakes and rivers around the area, including Cardinal Marsh, the Vernon Springs pond and Upper Iowa River by Lidtke Mill, Lime Springs. Larry Reis, Winneshiek County Naturalist...
Lime Springs Saddle Club started the annual Good Friday Pony Express Ride on the state line, continuing through Lime Springs and passing off their donation of $949 to Camp Sunnyside to the next group at Lourdes (approximately 20 miles).  Lynn Freerksen noted the next group is “a riding crew/bunch...
Lime Springs - Tony Roberts spoke during open forum at the City Council meeting on April 2 about the overflow of the creek near the sewer plant onto his property. “The past few years, we’ve had problems with livestock around the sewer plant. That includes beaver, otter and muskrat. The overflow has...
Cresco - The City Council approved tourism grants to local organizations for the first quarter at the April 1 meeting. All the recipients were given funds for their projects, which either bring visitors to Cresco or help out the Cresco community.  They received the amounts they asked for. The...
CRESCO - The Howard County Energy District (HCED) hosted an Energy Efficiency Tour on April 5 for local government officials, church leaders, banks and others who might be in a position to help people struggling to pay all of their bills.  The message was simple: Energy efficiency improvements can...
Howard County - Fifty-one local organizations can continue doing good things for their communities with $99,750 worth of grant money from Howard County Community Foundation. The non-profits received their funds at an event at Lime Springs Community Center on April 4. Project Manager Dottie Thompson...
Cresco - A mock drunk driving accident was held at Crestwood High School on April 9. The scenario  was how a young man driving a van went down a one-way street and struck a car with two female students inside. Juniors and seniors were then allowed outside to witness the aftermath of the accident....
CRESCO - Jason Passmore, executive director of Howard County Business & Tourism, welcomed everyone to the banquet and introduced President Alison Holten. She spoke about how economic development has changed over the years. “At one time it was done in silos. Individuals would work on a project...
CRESCO - Crestwood Junior High and High School students showcased their musical talent during the Jazz Spotlight last weekend. The high school gymnasium was transformed into a classy jazz club, complete with tables where audience members enjoyed a full meal and mocktails. During the evening, people...
Lime Springs - Katie Sterk of Bolton & Menk engineering firm updated City Council on the wastewater treatment project that Lime Springs has been investigating for several years. Sterk gave the latest numbers on a new plant, which ranged from $3.8-12 million. The Department of Natural Resources...

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