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CRESCO - At the April 3 Cresco City Council meeting, members learned the 7th St. W. Reconstruction Project was going to be $280,000 higher than originally estimated, and the bids haven’t been opened on that project yet. Then at the April 17 meeting, they learned the Crosswalk Project, which...
Howard County -   Has anyone ever come up to you and said, “You look just like your mother!” or “Your daughter is the spittin’ image of you!?” Well, now is the time to show everyone how much you look like each other. Why not enter the Times Plain Dealer’s Mirror Image, a mother-daughter look-alike...
LIME SPRINGS - Representatives from 28 Howard County non-profits were able to pick up their grant checks on Tuesday, April 11 in Lime Springs.  A total of $150,146.42 in grants from Howard County Community Foundation, made up of Howard County Endowment Fund, Howard County Expendable Fund and...
CRESCO - Howard-Winneshiek School Board voted to upgrade the cameras in the buses at the April 12 monthly meeting. Chad Jackson, Director of Transportation, said, “The cameras on the buses need to be updated.” He then introduced Jeff Freidhof, who also works in transportation. Freidhof explained, “...
CRESCO - City Council members voted to raise water and sewer rates 5% each, at the April 17 regular meetings. At the previous meeting, they had voted to raise water 4% and sewer 6%. After looking over the figures, City Clerk Michelle Elton said 5% for each would be better. “Six percent for sewer is...
CRESCO - This isn’t your grandfather’s wildlife club! Nope. Cresco Wildlife Club is for every age group, but the older members have been focusing on the youth of the community in the past few years. Because of their volunteerism to spread the love of conservation and outdoor sports, the Cresco...
CResco - If you look in the dictionary under volunteer, you’ll see a picture of Janis Rockabrand. Well, probably not, but you should. Rockabrand was chosen as Citizen of the Year in the Times Plain Dealer’s Hall of Fame for 2023. The selection committee was tired of getting nominations for her, so...
LIME SPRINGS - At the April 4 meeting, City Council members set a public hearing for annexing and zoning property south of Upper Iowa Beef on May 2. • In other business, Fire Chief Scott Osmundson reported the department has not had any fire calls in the last few months, “But we continue to train...
CRESCO - Daren Sikkink of WHKS discussed the proposed 7th St. W. reconstruction project at the April 3 Cresco City Council meeting. “We have met with property owners, who were not enthused about the project crossing their property. This week, we met with the public works committee to discuss...
CRESCO - Iowa State Senator Chuck Grassley visited Plantpeddler in Cresco and other towns during Congress’ Easter break. On April 11, owners Mike and Rachel Gooder, along with son, John and Molly Gooder, gave the senator a short tour of the Young Plants Division, which has grown since the last time...

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