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CRESCO - The “Cadet Capital Campaign” officially kicked off before the homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 23.   The campaign is to help support Howard-Winneshiek’s current building project to connect the existing elementary/junior high and high school building.   The project includes a new...
CRESCO - The Kellow House Museum holds an ice cream social every year during the celebration of the Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest, but this year things got a little more exciting than usual. With a turnout of around 50 people — one of their best — the social was just winding down when a corner...
CRESCO - A large number of business owners and residential customers attended the Sept. 19 City Council meeting to get some answers on the closing of the Hawkeye Recycling Center after the last council meeting on Sept. 7. Julian, Lucas and Ross Merritt have represented Hawkeye Sanitation &...
 CRESCO - State Auditor Rob Sand  discussed the importance of assertiveness and non-partisanship at a Town Hall meeting in Cresco’s Beadle Park Wednesday, Sept. 14. Sand, a native of Decorah, addressed a group of six attendees, describing how he feels these Town Halls are an important way to gauge...
RURAL CRESCO - The Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation (NBHF) has established an endowment fund with the Howard County Community Foundation in honor of Dr. Borlaug and to support the activities of the NBHF. Dr. Norman Borlaug is remembered by the NBHF as one of the greatest humanitarians in history...
The Cresco Country Club will host an Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, Oct. 1. The clubhouse will open at 12 noon with free admission and offer live music by Joe Majors, fun bouncy houses and crafts for the kids, games for the adults such as Hammerschlagen, a Keg Throw and more.  They will also...
CRESCO - Mr. Kris Einck took the helm at Howard-Winneshiek CSD on July 1. He moved one county to the west from his previous position as superintendent and secondary principal at South Winneshiek CSD. He is currently in a sharing situation with H-W getting four-fifths of his time, while South Winn...
CRESCO - Lisa Dursky is the new secondary (7-12) principal at Crestwood.  She comes to Howard-Winneshiek CSD from Andrew, Iowa, serving as middle school and high school ELL Instructor at Dubuque Community School District, Assistant Professor of Education at Clarke University and Online Instructor...
CRESCO - At the Sept. 7 City Council meeting, members authorized a change in three ordinances in regards to All-Terrain Vehicles/snowmobiles, golf carts/ UTVs and sale of fireworks. The changes are pretty minor and were approved by Jan Carman, Alex Fortune, Gary Kriener and Rich McConnell, with Amy...
LIME SPRINGS - With the first day of fall near, Lime Springs City Council finished up a few items left over from summer and looked toward winter, at its Sept. 6 regular meeting. The 2022 pool season was reviewed and plans are underway for 2023. In addition, new equipment for the City maintenance...

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