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  Arborist Richard Kittelson and Cresco Public Works Director Rod Freidhof inspected the 17 ash trees in Beadle Park recently. Depending on the cost, Freidhof is hoping to treat and preserve one-third of the trees.  Kittelson said there are several factors he looks at in determining the feasibility...
CRESCO - The 2017 Crestwood Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Crestwood Stadium at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m. on Sunday, the Power Puff game will be held. The Crestwood Homecoming Football Game will be held on Friday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. against Clarion-Goldfield.    
  Lime Springs - On Aug. 31, an individual reported a theft of tools from his construction  trailer to the Howard County Sheriff’s Department. He is building a pole shed at A&K and discovered numerous tools used in construction were missing. Some of the bigger items are a generator, an air...
  HOWARD COUNTY - The Howard County clerk of district court has released the petit jury list for the fourth quarter of the year. The fourth quarter is for October, November, December. Selected to serve on the jury are the following residents:   Calmar: Mary Louise Welch, Terry Gene Looby.   Chester...
  CRESCO - Zion United Methodist Women, who meet at the First United Methodist Church in Cresco, are making a difference in the lives of poverty-stricken women and girls in Africa by sewing sanitary supplies for the Days for Girls International organization. The feminine hygiene products, called...
[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 - It has now been eight months since I was diagnosed. It has not been easy, that is for sure.  In the last segment, I mentioned some about how...
  CRESCO - National Dog Day was held on Saturday, Aug. 26. Not surprisingly, 36.5 percent of households own a dog and an average of 1.7 are owned per household. With an estimated population of 10,000 people in Howard County, there are 820 dog owner households and an estimated 1,403  dogs. That’s a...
  WASHINGTON – The compassion and generosity of the American people is never more evident than during and after a disaster. It is individuals, non-profits, faith- and community-based organizations, private sector partners, and governmental agencies working together that will most effectively and...
  CRESCO - Don’t you just love small town attitudes?! For the past several years, Cresco has had three Family Fun Nights during the summer. This year only two were scheduled so Regional Health Services of Howard County (RHSHC) stepped up to partner with Cresco Area Chamber for the third event, to...
  LeRoy, Minn. - LeRoy City Lines is expanding its weekday commuter service to Chester.  Effective Friday, Sep. 1, all regular routes will begin and end in the Iowa town, just south of the state line on U.S. Highway 63. Morning departure times in Chester will be 5:10 a.m. and 6:10 a.m., and evening...

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