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CRESCO - Sandy Thorson and her crew were happy to get back into honoring veterans with Quilts of Valor. Over the Memorial Day weekend, they were busy distributing the quilts.  On Friday, May 28, a Quilts of Valor ceremony was held at Cresco Assisted Living, where four veterans received quilts —...
ELMA - She never knew her grandfather . . . or his four brothers.  Her dad, Jim, never knew his own father or his four uncles.  Despite that, Kelly Sullivan keeps the five Sullivan brothers’ memories alive by telling their story.  She did that in Elma on Memorial Day. “It is an honor to be here on...
HOWARD COUNTY - This year, all the area towns had some sort of program for Memorial Day, compared with few celebrating in 2020. In Cresco, about 75 locals attended the Memorial Day programs. The American Legion was in charge of the program this year, headed up by SMSgt Cindy Yslas, USAF Retired,...
CRESCO - With all Family Fun Nights being cancelled during the Year of COVID, Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce wanted to make the first one of 2021 special. And now that school is out, Family Fun Night will be kicking off the summer with an evening for kids, families and everyone in between on...
CRESCO - COVID-19 vaccines are now available to anyone 12 and older! Get a vaccine through Howard County Public Health between now and June 11, and be entered to win one of 20 buttons to the The Mighty Howard County Fair! Winners will be drawn June 14. To sign up for a convenient time and date at...
LIME SPRINGS - The Lidtke Mill Board will be having its 37th annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, June 5 from 7 a.m. to noon at the community center. Diners will have a choice between buckwheat or buttermilk pancakes, served plain or with blueberries, bacon bits or chocolate chips. Also being...
PROTIVIN/LAWLER - Reicks View Farms at 1020 Pembroke Ave., Lawler, lost around 4,400 sows in five farrowing buildings on Saturday morning, said Protivin Fire Chief Brad Moudry. He stated the call went out to Protivin firefighters at 12:41 a.m. on May 29. “We thought we might have had it under...
CRESCO - Cresco Community Chapel is pleased to announce the arrival of Interim Pastor, Dr. Jon Van Dine. He is a member of Interim Pastor Ministries (IPM). IPM has approximately 100 pastors serving churches nationally during times of pastoral transition. The interims work with congregations to help...
LIME SPRINGS - A special Lime Springs Council meeting/work session was held on May 18 to help get items associated with the Tienter/Jenkins buildings moving forward. Council members learned City Attorney Bart Seebach requested a Title Report to verify the names on the deed on the south building (...
CRESCO - There’s a new Sheriff’s Deputy in the county!  Jason Shores was sworn in on June 1, 2021 at the courthouse in Cresco in front of Magistrate Judge Joe Haskovec, family, a buddy who flew in from Washington, D.C., colleagues and his new boss, Sheriff Tim Beckman. Shores and his wife, Liz, and...

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