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    [Editor’s note: With Howard County Jail, the oldest working jail in the state of Iowa, having an open house on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., I thought it would perhaps drum up some interest to have someone in the office be an inmate for a few hours. And since Nate Troy looks better in orange...
 Howard County - Sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Howard-Winneshiek Community School District witnessed firsthand the devastating and sometimes permanent effects that making poor decisions, such as texting, drinking alcohol and/or using drugs, can have on those who choose to do so and get behind...
  CRESCO - The old adage “the more the merrier” certainly held true for the April 11 Howard County Business & Tourism Banquet. Besides all the staff and board members of HCBT getting a pat on the back for  their hard work, the venue also featured awards, Sen. Joni Ernst and Cresco’s RAGBRAI®...
  Lime Springs - A great organization is one that gives back to the community. As a bonus, it helps its own members. That description fits Lime Springs Children’s Theatre Troupe to a “T,” or maybe that’s a “Double T!” The group was named Organization of the year by the Times Plain Dealer and is a...
  CRESCO - Dec. 28th, 2016 I had a doctor appointment with my regular doctor. I had felt a lump on my left breast while doing a self check. My doctor thought it was just a cyst and scheduled a mammogram for Jan. 4, 2017.  At that  mammogram the radiologist read the results that day. He told me that...
  Lime Springs -Where is the most broken up, dangerous and avoided patch of road in Lime Springs? Most locals will answer in front of the former Doc Buresh house (currently owned by Denny Hammon). The City Council and street department decided at the April 4 Council meeting to address the repair...
  About 40 youth and adults showed up at Cresco Bicycles to clean up the Turkey Wildlife area on Saturday, April 15. Organizer Paul Lovell noted, “We had so many volunteers, we also cleaned up at Cardinal Marsh.” Pictured above and clockwise, Wilson Custom Tree Service uses its grapple truck to...
  CRESCO - The theme for RAGBRAI® XLV’s overnight stop in Cresco has been announced . . . Pedal to the Paranormal!  It was announced during the Howard County Business & Tourism Banquet on Tuesday, April 11. A short video was shown featuring zombies, witches, vampires, ghosts and ghostbusters at...
  Lime Springs - Farming is a staple industry in Iowa, and it is a well-known slogan that “farmers feed the world.” The Charlie and Shannon Reis family is a farming family, dairy specifically, and they have been chosen as the Kiwanis Farm Family of the Year. They were recognized at the FFA Banquet...
  CRESCO - Nancy Schimmels of Cresco alerted police to a telephone scam she has been receiving since March 28. “I’ve been keeping track of the calls from that number, and as of April 5, I had 36!” she said. She has received others since then. The caller says they are from Social Security Disability...

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