News

Lime Springs - The century-old dam at Lidtke Mill, one mile north of Lime Springs, is in need of repair. Estimates have the cost over $600,000, but board members are looking at breaking it down into phases. President of the board, Roy Herman Lidtke, grandson of long-time owner Herman Lidtke, says...
Cresco - This year Santa’s Holiday Parade celebrated its 36th anniversary of ringing in the Christmas season on the day after Thanksgiving. The day — Black Friday —almost lived up to its name. Almost. It was cold and rainy and dreary and gray . . . but the excitement of the kids and crowd made up...
Nov. 6, 1943 — Nov. 10, 2018   Cresco - Vera Ann Hovey, age 75, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis. on Nov. 10, 2018, surrounded by loving family members.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in...
Elma - There are just some things you do . . . as a friend, as a human being, as a parent. Darrell and Cindi Knecht are the embodiment of doing it right. Their son, Logan, was born with cerebral palsy, and they have kept him home, taking care of his needs and including him in everything for 22...
Cresco - So many new owners have high hopes of having a successful business. Many fail in the first year.  Ruppert Ace Hardware in Cresco made it through the first, second,  third year and more. Owners Rhonda and Nick have just celebrated their 30th year in business, which includes an expansion and...
Cresco - The Epilepsy Awareness Talent Showcase was held at the Cresco Theatre & Opera House to an enthusiastic crowd. The benefit was on Nov. 10 for a free-will donation. The proceeds from the show went to the Epilepsy Foundation of Iowa.  It was sponsored by Kelly Bartling, who is diagnosed...
Cresco - Since Cresco Public Library began its participation in the ‘1,000 Books Before Kindergarten’ program, one young reading enthusiasts has already reached the halfway mark. Rebekah Harthan, daughter of Ben and Sarah Harthan of Cresco and sister of baby Madelyn, recently reached the milestone...
Howard County - Small-town celebrations are the best! After all the hoopla on Black Friday of hitting the big box stores, folks can come back home and enjoy local traditions, including the Santa Holiday Parade. Before the parade, though, is the free movie “Peter Rabbit” at the Cresco Theatre. It is...
CRESCO - Since 2011, the Times Plain Dealer has sponsored the Senior Citizen Giving Tree. Locals can donate gifts for senior citizens residing at the local care centers. Bring the unwrapped gifts to the Times’ office at 214 N. Elm St., Cresco, by Dec. 14 for distribution. The tradition began in an...
Cresco - In recognition of November as National Hospice & Palliative Care Month, Howard County Hospice is donating books about care giving, death and grief to all of Howard County’s public libraries, including Cresco, Elma, Lime Springs and Riceville Public Libraries.  The books are selected...

Pages

Cresco Times

Phone: 563-547-3601
Fax: 563-547-4602

Address:
Cresco TPD
214 N. Elm Street
Cresco, IA 52136

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Breaking News feed