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  By Casandra Leff Cresco - This year is a year of anniversaries. The Howard County Fair is celebrating 125 years, and its Saturday night (June 23) entertainment, The Oak Ridge Boys, is celebrating 45 years since its current line-up joined forces! Don’t let this country/gospel group’s veteran...
CRESCO - The Howard County Fair 4-H and FFA Sheep/Market Goat Show was held on Thursday, June 21 at the Mighty Howard County Fair. The judge was Keith Peters of Sheffield, Iowa. For full results from the Sheep/Market Goat Show, see the Times Plain Dealer.  
  Angela Bries was the judge for the 4-H Pet Show on Wednesday, with help from Borlaug-Thomson intern and former Fair Queen Abby Kennon. Bries did a great job in asking questions and getting answers from the four Cresco Clover Kid participating youth. Pet Show entries are exhibited with a booklet...
  Cresco - Tom Barnes, Executive Secretary of Howard County Fair Board told those gathered for the 30th annual queen coronation, “We have four quality young women who have entered the contest. We really enjoy this part of the fair.” Hope Dohlman was crowned queen, with Karissa Stika as princess....
CRESCO - Tim Reicks of Protivin was recently chosen as the winner of the Traeger Pellet Grill. Reicks said he was “very surprised” to learn that he was chosen as the winner. “I do a lot of grilling, so this will come in very handy,” Reicks said. “My daughter told me a few days ago that I need a new...
CRESCO - Alanda Meyer of Cresco earned the Best of Show Award and the first place award in the People category for her photo titled, "Sunset over Drtina Farms," during the 2018 "My World" Photo Contest sponsored by the Times Plain Dealer, the eXtra and the Monitor Recorder. Meyer's photo showed two...
  CRESCO - Summer is officially here, which also means that it’s Fair Time! The Mighty Howard County Fair will be celebrating its 125th anniversary from June 20 to June 24. This year’s grandstand entertainment is sure to draw a big crowd! All the grandstand shows can be enjoyed for one low price....
  CRESCO - “You sponsors help keep our fair free,” Fair Board Executive Secretary Tom Barnes said as he welcomed guests to the Fair Board Appreciation dinner on June 13 in preparation of the 125th Mighty Howard County Fair on June 20-24. The event is planned to thank those who help, as well as...
  CRESCO - Meet Marshall Rogne. He is the Howard County Veterans Affairs Director and member of the Freedom Rock.  This week’s final gun salute is to the War on Terrorism. On Sept. 20, 2001, George W. Bush declared “War on Terror” during the reactionary speech in which he sent America to war with...
  CRESCO - Abby Kennon, a native of Lime Springs, serves as the Borlaug-Thomson Intern with the Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation in Cresco this summer. Kennon is a 2016 graduate of Crestwood High School. Her parents are Jeff and Tess Kennon, and she has a sister, Cassy. She will enter her junior...

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