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  Des Moines - Since the first Iowa detection in 2010, emerald ash borer (EAB) continues to expand its range across the Iowa landscape. With confirmed detections now in 50 counties, EAB has now reached more than half of Iowa counties. EAB is an exotic pest that attacks and kills ash trees. The...
  CRESCO - Many folks may not have realized but Thursday, June 8 was RAGBRAI’s® Ride Right event.  A team of about 40 individuals started Sunday, June 4 and rode the entire RAGBRAI® route, stopping at all the pass-through and stop-over towns, in preparation of the main event, July 23-29. After...
  CRESCO - In preparation of the 20,000 bicyclists descending on Cresco on Thursday, July 27, local businesses are having a promotion, Spirit Thursday.  Everyone should wear their “Pedal to the Paranormal” t-shirts on June 22 and 29 and July 6, 13, 20 and 27 to receive a great deal from...
  CRESCO - Win a Traeger Wood Pellet Grill, Lil Tex 22, bronze for Father’s Day for that dad in your life! The Times Plain Dealer and area businesses are giving away the grill, worth $699. The winner will be drawn on Monday, June 19. Registering for the grill is easy. Just stop into one of the...
  Don Dietzenbach says, “We got ‘spirits,’ how about you?” The ghost of “Jake . . . from State Farm” is all geared up for RAGBRAI 2017. The gauntlet has been thrown! The community spirit of State Farm has prompted the Times Plain Dealer to announce a RAGBRAI® “Pedal to the Paranormal” Decorating...
  CRESCO - You’ve heard the line, “Houston. We’ve had a problem.” That was when astronauts from Apollo 13 communicated there had been an explosion. Back in April 1970, the technology was amazing to be able to talk to the astronauts aboard the spacecraft. Well times have changed! Today, NASA can...
  Howard County - Eight deserving young ladies are competing for the honor of being named 2017 "Mighty" Howard County Fair Queen, which is sponsored by Farm Bureau Women’s Committee. Contestants include Samantha Bigalk, Kelly Dietzenbach, Amber Hinck,  Cassie Hosek, Amanda Johnson, Emma Mannery,...
  CRESCO - The Housing Committee, with Shirley and Dave Sovereign as co-chairs, need more locals to sign up as a host family for RAGBRAI® riders and support personnel. This short 8-9-week series will hopefully encourage others to sign up as hosts. Past host families will share their experiences and...

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