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CRESCO - Have you put on a few (or a lot of) pounds in the past year, five, 10? Want to do something about it? Why not participate in the Big Loser Contest this year? The program runs from March 6-June 28. Application deadline is Sunday, March 3. Now entering its 15th year, the 16-week program...
Lime Springs - Some locals may have noticed the tornado siren, which includes the noon and 6 p.m. whistle, isn’t working. Council learned at its Feb. 12 meeting (postponed from Feb. 5), the unit will need to be taken down to see if it can be fixed. Otherwise, Public Works Director Casey Sebastian...
CRESCO - It was not surprising when Cresco Public Works Director Rod Freidhof told council members his department has been busy with weather — snow storm, cold weather and watermain breaks — during the previous few weeks.  At the Feb. 4 City Council meeting, he noted during the coldest days, Jan....
Fredericksburg - Bernard Krizan made his wife, Sharon, a happy lady, when he shared his Valentine’s prize with her. The couple, who lives south of Lawler, were excited to find out they won the Valentine’s basket. Bernard signed up for the prize at Polashek’s Locker in Protivin. He was overwhelmed...
CRESCO - Twenty years ago, Diane Kovarik of Cresco embarked on a life-changing adventure when she flew halfway across the world to New Zealand to visit her longtime pen pal, Sue Evans Chard, with whom she had corresponded since October 1973. The 17-hour trip marked her first lengthy excursion out...
Howard-Winneshiek -  So far none have to be made up. There are still 13.7 hours left in reserve before days have to be added on. With all the snow and cold weather during the first two months of 2019, Howard-Winneshiek Schools have had to cancel classes or start late or leave early for the safety...
CRESCO - Valentine’s Day is sometimes a box of chocolates. Or at least that’s what is was for Urban and Lucy Dietzenbach of Cresco during the early years of their nearly 75-year marriage. Lucy noted, “He would get a box of chocolate candy, and we shared with each other and the kids. Now we go out...
Howard County - Do you know an individual or organization who has gone above and beyond being a cheerleader for the community? Well now is the time to show your appreciation of their time and talents by nominating them for the Times Plain Dealer’s “Citizen of the Year,” “Hall of Fame” or “...
Cresco - The Girls Day Out event is coming up quick! The shopping extravaganza is next week, Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Expo Center at the fairgrounds. Staff of Times Plain Dealer work on the event all year long to give the ladies of the community a great place to kick the winter blues! This 13th...
Cresco - It’s a mixture of Junkyard Wars, BattleBots, gaming and the United States Space Program. In fact, NASA has played a part in helping Cyber Cadets 7646 ready for a March robotics competition at the UNI Dome. Several students belonging to the group attended the Jan. 21 Howard-Winneshiek...

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