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LIME SPRINGS - Engineer Drew Weber of Bolton & Menk gave an update on some of the city’s big street projects during the City Council’s March 7 regular monthly meeting. Jackson St. will be one of the first projects being completed this spring. The utility work was done last year, the rock was...
RICEVILLE - Pastor Mike Simiele came out of retirement and has been serving the First Congregational/United Church of Christ since November. He replaces Pastor Gary Gilbert, who faithfully served the congregation for 11 years before retiring. Services are held every Sunday at 10 a.m. “It is a...
On March 28, 2023 at 3:53 p.m., the Howard County Sheriff’s Office took a call of a semi versus vehicle on Highway 9, just west of Cresco.  Nineteen-year-old Eric Hernandez-Uribe from Ridgeway was east-bound on Highway 9 when he attempted to stop for a semi that was slowing to make left turn into...
On Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 2:36 p.m., the Howard County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a car versus semi accident at the intersection of Highway 139 and 95th St.  The driver of the semi was 45-year-old Jeremy Williams from Rushford, Minn. He stated he was north-bound on Highway 139 when he...
HOWARD COUNTY - The Howard Co Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), National Weather Service (NWS), and Iowa Emergency Management Association (IEMA) have joined together to promote Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa.  Severe Weather...
HOWARD COUNTY - Nick Rissman, Howard County Engineer, gave an update on the 2023 projects being done by the road department. “There are no paving projects this year. Although, they will be finishing up some intersection work in the Chester/ Lime Springs area.” Bridges are being taken care of this...
CRESCO - The low bid for the water tower repair/painting was accepted by Cresco City Council at the March 6 meeting. BRZ Coatings of Texas won with a bid of $687,200.  After looking over the bid, four options were canceled, bringing the overall bid from BRZ down to $601,200, a savings of $86,000....
LIME SPRINGS - LS Tap Bar and Grill offers Howard County customers a new option for delicious food and alcoholic beverages. Located at 106 West Main Street in downtown Lime Springs, the new eatery/bar features Lime Springs-specific décor and a full menu for lunch and dinner dining. This isn’t the...
CRESCO - Council members heard from business and property owners along the downtown area of N. Elm St. and 7th St. W. at the regular monthly meeting on March 6. Daren Sikkink and Scott Huneke of WHKS were on hand to answer questions. Sikkink started off by saying, “Thursday (March 2) we had an...
CRESCO - This year’s Cresco Open Air Market will have a shorter season than last year. Manager Ashten Lienhard said, “We will run from May to October. Opening day is May 18.”  Prior to that, there will be a vendor and potential vendor meeting on April 29 at 1 p.m. at the Cresco Area Chamber of...

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