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ELMA - Sometimes fate has a way of being rewarded! This past year was one of change for the Elma Locker & Grocery and one that was good, yet sad and back to good again. The first “good” started early on in 2023 as T.J. and Amanda Granahan bought out Joe Meirick, who had owned 50% of the...
PROTIVIN - Polashek’s Meat Locker in Protivin recently brought home five awards from the Iowa Meat Processors Convention!  The Polashek family has been in business for 41 years, starting originally in 1983, when Paul and Judy Polashek bought the meat locker. They are unique in the way that they...
CRESCO - Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley visited the Howard County Medical Center on February 21, 2024. As part of the 99 counties a year the senator tries to visit, Cresco came in at number nine.  During his visit, he expressed his appreciation and concern for rural communities and their access to...
ELMA - Chuck and Tammy Stevenson of Elma, IA have been selected for Farm Family of the Year by the Cresco Kiwanis club. They have demonstrated a commitment to farming and family their entire lives. Chuck Stevenson was born in 1957, and grew up on the farm he and Tammy currently reside on. He...
CRESCO - A new mayor has been recently announced for the City of Cresco!  Dave Brenno officially took the Public Works Director position in early January, leaving Cresco without a mayor for a short period of time.  Recently, the City Council has been hard at work, looking at multiple applications...
Jim Zajicek was the 2023 Educator of the Year
 HOWARD - TPD’s Hall of Fame nominations are open for the year! Nominations include Citizen, Organization, and Educator of the Year awards. These awards are especially for those who have stood out, and gone above and beyond for the community. The Educator of the Year award encompasses a large...
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 CRESCO - The Mighty Howard County Fair has announced their entertainment line-up for the upcoming 2024 grandstand! Scheduled for June 26-30, the fair will feature multiple bands, entertainment, and fun for all ages.  •On Wednesday night, June 26 Stock Car Races are planned, starting at 7 p.m....
Michael Johnson holds one of the machine guns he built.
 CRESCO - What do you get when you love computers and love guns? You get Michael Johnson and Red Star Surplus! It was approximately a decade ago when Johnson decided to go into the firearms business and started working on a website, creating “Red Star Nation.”  He wanted to “do something different...
CRESCO - Paige Lucas has been hired as the new Cresco Times Plain Dealer Editor, having started in that position this past Monday, Jan. 29. Lucas is originally from Waukee, Iowa, where she attended Waukee Senior Highschool. She recently graduated from Des Moines Area Community College in spring of...
CRESCO - Dave Brenno has officially stepped down as Mayor of Cresco, and instead has taken on the role of City Public Works Director.  Brenno was the Mayor of Ridgeway for 20 years previously. There, he was able to obtain a grant, which aided in building the community center and bike trails. He...

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