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CRESCO - The Cresco Fine Arts Council has hosted the event, one of the longest-running outdoor art shows in Iowa,  since it was established in 1961. This year, it takes place on Sunday, Aug. 1 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Artists from around the Midwest gather at Cresco’s Beadle Park each year to...
CRESCO - The Cresco Fine Arts Council has hosted the event, one of the longest-running outdoor art shows in Iowa,  since it was established in 1961. This year, it takes place on Sunday, Aug. 1 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Artists from around the Midwest gather at Cresco’s Beadle Park each year to...
CRESCO - The Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 39th annual breakfast on Sunday, Aug. 1 from 7:30 a.m.-noon. at Ellen Church Field (Cresco Airport). The breakfast features omelets (or eggs anyway) and pancakes. Cost is $8 in advance and $10 day of the event. Children under five and all pilots and...
CRESCO - The Cresco 100 Years of Wrestling Celebration is scheduled to take place in Cresco on Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31. On July 30, the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame, which is located at the Cresco Chamber of Commerce, will host a ‘Meet-and Greet’ event that is open to the public from 4...
WEST DES MOINES - Police Officer Kyle Slifka was awarded the Officer of the Year by the Noon Optimist Club of West Des Moines on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Slifka, son of Steve and Sheila Slifka of Cresco, has been with the West Des Moines Police Department after graduating from the Iowa Law...
CRESCO - Things are starting to come together for Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest, which has moved to Aug. 27-29 this year, instead of in September.  Cresco City Council has done its part in making it a success by approving street closings for the annual event. At their July 19 meeting, members okayed...
OAKDALE TOWNSHIP - One hundred years ago this month, July 9, 1921 to be exact, Ransom J. “Cy” Thomson got caught with his hand in the cookie jar. It was a big cookie . . . a very big cookie — worth $1,187,000. That equals $17,895,000 in 2021. Thomson had stolen nearly $1.2 million from George A....
CRESCO - Every year, school districts in Iowa choose their top four choices for legislative priorities. Howard-Winneshiek CSD pretty much kept the same priorities — preschool funding, mental health and special education.  The board stuck with the main three, but changed up the fourth one this year...
CRESCO - Howard County Community Hospice continues to partner with We Honor Veterans and recently held a ceremony to honor Hospice patients.  Through We Honor Veterans, a Hospice veteran is honored for his or her service to our nation. Each veteran was presented with an Iowa Hospice Veteran...

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