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  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....
EARL Public Transit, a program of Northeast Iowa Community Action, is closing the Oelwein in-town route at noon today, Monday Feb. 5, and closing all other in-town routes at 1:30 p.m. Please call 1-866-382-4259 if you have any questions.
  CRESCO - “I’ve had a blast,” Pat Murray said about retiring from the Cresco Community Fire Department after nearly four decades on its roster. “I don’t think anyone takes us for granted. It’s been quite a privilege to serve the community.” Murray is the last firefighter on the department who...
  Howard County - Well there was literally no snow for the Driftrunners’ 47th Annual Snowfest but that didn’t stop enthusiasts from enjoying many of the weekend’s activities.   “There’s bare ground,” said James Kitchen. “No snow, it kind of sucks.” But for others, well, there was a lot of fun to be...
  CRESCO - With Snowfest under our belts it is time to look forward to local celebrations and events. Masopust is next up. The traditional Czech celebration. The Pre-Lent Carnival and Czech-style Mardi Gras celebration will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Protivin Community Center. The...
  CRESCO - Children’s Story Hour at Cresco Public Library resumes Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 10-11 a.m. and continues through May in the Children’s Department (lower level) of the library. No registration is required. Cresco Public Library Youth Services Librarian Arla Kafka said, “We were excited to...

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