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Cresco - Trying to be safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the April 20, meeting of Cresco City Council was held via computer/phone. Public Works Director Rod Freidhof noted the City had received $3,500  from Alliant Energy. Trees Forever is running out of funding and is accepting donations. “Arbor...
Cresco - Grants were approved for local projects through the hotel/motel tax. Council learned the results at the April 6 remote Cresco City Council meeting. A total of $9,900 was requested and about half was approved. The Beadle Park Log Cabin’s $1,200 project was denied. Reasoning was the...
NORTHEAST IOWA - The big news in today’s world is coronavirus. People are feeling helpless during this pandemic and don’t know what they can do. What else is important? Filling out the 2020 census! By filling out the census, residents can help secure the future of Howard County, and it is a way to...
Cresco - Businesses in Cresco were offered a great deal on loans by the City during the COVID-19 pandemic. Twelve out of 14 Revolving Loan Fund applications were awarded a combined $53,500. Council members felt  there were a lot more businesses out there that are just now really feeling the impact...
Howard County -   Has anyone ever come up to you and said, “You look just like your mother!” or “Your daughter is the spittin’ image of you!?” Well, now is the time to show everyone how much you look like each other. Why not enter the Times Plain Dealer’s Mirror Image, a mother-daughter look-alike...
Cresco - WIC is the Special Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. Staff will not do face-to-face appointments in May, but will be available by phone Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 563-245-1145 or the WIC cell phone at 563-880-0941.    If you have a WIC appointment...
CRESCO - Robin Schluter announced during the Regional Health Services of Howard County COVID-19 (coronavirus)  Community Partnership tele-call on Friday, April 24 that two new positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in Howard  County. In the past day-and-a-half, 55 tests were taken in the county....
CRESCO - Here is the story of Katie Huhe who was overseas when the pandemic was in its infancy. Here is the story of making it home safely in her words: I was studying abroad in Granada, Spain through Central College of Pella, Iowa. There was a group of 10 girls abroad at this location — five from...
PROTIVIN - When friend and fellow firefighter Chris Shimek found out his Chief’s (Brad Moudry) wife (Amy) had breast cancer, he stepped up as only a true volunteer will. He rallied the troops and organized a t-shirt fund-raiser with the intention of giving the proceeds to the family. Amy recalled...

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