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Cresco - That is what Howard-Winneshiek CSD’s Transportation Director Brian Swestka says. The district is finding it difficult to transport students to athletic and fine arts events. There are enough regular full-time bus drivers, the ones who pick up and drop off students each day, although subs...
CRESCO - Board members of Prairie Springs Recreational Trail take their role seriously. They continue to improve the trail that runs from two miles east of Cresco to Vernon Springs. The latest upgrade is a bike fix-it station and a drinking fountain/pet watering station. The two units are located...
Rural Cresco - Inspire Day, hosted by the Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation, is all about the kids. Learning about Dr. Borlaug’s work on agricultural practices to feed the hungry is awe-inspiring and a little overwhelming to the youths. The adults associated with the event are always touched by...
CRESCO - It was another stellar year for Regional Health Services of Howard County Hospital Auxiliary’s Quilt Auction. There were about 100 quilts and related items donated, which raised over $35,500 for this year’s project, which is to purchase items for the Obstetric Department. Sue Heimerdinger...
Cresco - Locally, the second annual Coffee with a Cop event will be held at A&W/Long John Silver’s on Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Representatives from Cresco Police Department and Howard County Sheriff’s Department will be at A&W to get closer to those they serve. The public will...
Cresco - Three local solar owners are inviting people to visit their solar installations on Oct. 6 to learn how the sun can help reduce your energy costs. The event is being coordinated locally by the Howard County Energy District, and is part of the National Solar Tour. All three sites will be...
Decorah - Rob Sand, who was born and raised in Decorah, is running for Iowa State Auditor under the Democratic ticket. One of the things that prompted him to throw his hat in the race was hearing so many people don’t even know what the State Auditor duties are. According to www.auditor.iowa.gov/,...
Cresco - A second charge of Theft in the 1st Degree, a Class C felony, was brought against former Cresco attorney Todd Kowalke on Aug. 14, 2018. He is accused of taking over $110,000 from Backwoods Partners, LLC that had been put into a trust account.   Kowalke had previously been accused on July...
Cresco - Not much changed after the Sept. 17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District annual meeting, held before the regular monthly meeting. The big change was switching the meeting night from the second Monday to the third Monday of the month. Business Manager/ Board Secretary Robyn Lane...
CRESCO - Representatives from DLR Group spoke to board members at the Sept. 17 regular meeting of the Howard-Winneshiek Community School District meeting. They gave a short time line on a facility plan. Eric Beran and Andrew Van Leeuwen said a committee of 15-20 individuals would be good. Those...

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