RAGBRAI

  CRESCO - RAGBRAI® assures Cresco officials there will be 12,000-15,000 authorized and non-authorized riders on the July 27 overnight stop, with an additional 5,000 support personnel. That’s a lot of people!  Things have certainly changed since RAGBRAI®’s first ride in 1973. For the first few...
  CRESCO - Move over Solid Gold Dancers. Here come the Pedal to the Paranormal Dancers! The Publicity Committee came up with another way to get locals and visitors excited about the upcoming Thursday, July 27 RAGBRAI® overnight stop. The dancers definitely strutted their stuff last Thursday when...
  CRESCO - Grandma told the story of a preacher being asked, “Is it okay for women to wear make-up?” His answer was, “Even an old barn needs paint once in a while!”  Well that is true of many beautiful things in life, such as flowers that need to be weeded and the bronze statues around Cresco that...
  CRESCO - The Times Plain Dealer is sponsoring a Pedal to the Paranormal Decorating Contest for businesses and residential properties. The biggest goal of all the Cresco RAGBRAI® committees is for the area to show its community spirit. What better way than to decorate business and residential...
  CRESCO - The Housing Committee, with Shirley and Dave Sovereign as co-chairs, need more locals to sign up as a host family for RAGBRAI® riders and support personnel. This short 8-9-week series will hopefully encourage others to sign up as hosts. Past host families will share their experiences and...
  CRESCO - Many folks may not have realized but Thursday, June 8 was RAGBRAI’s® Ride Right event.  A team of about 40 individuals started Sunday, June 4 and rode the entire RAGBRAI® route, stopping at all the pass-through and stop-over towns, in preparation of the main event, July 23-29. After...
  CRESCO - In preparation of the 20,000 bicyclists descending on Cresco on Thursday, July 27, local businesses are having a promotion, Spirit Thursday.  Everyone should wear their “Pedal to the Paranormal” t-shirts on June 22 and 29 and July 6, 13, 20 and 27 to receive a great deal from...
  Don Dietzenbach says, “We got ‘spirits,’ how about you?” The ghost of “Jake . . . from State Farm” is all geared up for RAGBRAI 2017. The gauntlet has been thrown! The community spirit of State Farm has prompted the Times Plain Dealer to announce a RAGBRAI® “Pedal to the Paranormal” Decorating...
  CRESCO - The Housing Committee, with Shirley and Dave Sovereign as co-chairs, need more locals to sign up as a host family for RAGBRAI® riders and support personnel. This short 8-9-week series will hopefully encourage others to sign up as hosts. Past host families will share their experiences and...
  CRESCO - The RAGBRAI® countdown has begun, and at the publication of this paper there will be just a little over 50 days left before Howard County roads and city streets from Protivin to Cresco will be flooded with an estimated 15,000-20,000 bicyclists. July 27th to be exact.  The Hospitality...

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