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CRESCO - Have you put on a few (or a lot of) pounds in the past year, thanks to COVID? Maybe you have slowly gained weight over the past 5-10 years? Want to do something about it? Why not participate in the Big Loser Contest this year? The program runs from March 3-June 25. Application deadline is...
CRESCO - Police Officer Keefe Williams has not returned correspondence or phone calls into reimbursing his academy expenses after he resigned in April 2020 to go to Waterloo. He started working for the Cresco Police Department in July 2017. The City pays for academy training, with the condition if...
CRESCO - Regional Health Services of Howard County is pleased to announce that their Senior Life Solutions Program, has received the award for 2020 Program of the Year. This is the second year in a row that Regional Health’s Senior Life Solutions Program has been awarded this honor. To date, there...
HOWARD COUNTY - A new voting center has been added to the list of centers for the special Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) election on March 2. Lime Springs Community Center will be added to the Howard County Sheriff’s Office in Cresco and Elma Memorial Hall. In addition, those in...
LE ROY - Nearly a year after the LeRoy Economic Development Authority (EDA) suspended LeRoy City Lines commuter service to Rochester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, buses will start rolling again March 1. But the weekday service will look a little different with a new route, new fares and several...
CEDAR RAPIDS - Michael Shawn McGuire, 57 of Cresco, pled guilty to cyberstalking between Aug. 25, 2018 to May 25, 2019. He confessed in federal court to using Facebook and the mail to harass and intimidate another person. In addition McGuire had posted yard signs at his victim’s home, which were...
CRESCO - Two locals won the Dinner and a Movie promotion for Valentine’s Day. Brian Munkel of Cresco and Carol Speicher of New Hampton each won restaurant gift certificates, along with gift certificates to the Ox & Wren Spirits & Gifts for candy or something else and Plantpeddler for...
CRESCO - For the past few weeks and a couple in the future, the crew at Dough & Joe has been delivering donuts to healthcare workers and emergency personnel. Co-owner of the business Molly Pedretti said, “We wanted to do something for people who work so hard. We are thanking them for the great...
The Chester Post Office opened on Dec. 16, 2020 after being closed since Oct. 5, 2019. It was under emergency suspension due to building safety and health concerns.  The new worker was Emily Sandry of Cresco. She is in the midst of transferring and a new clerk will be in the office the first week...
CRESCO - The Howard-Winneshiek CSD board meeting was on the short side as it was a week earlier (Feb. 8) than the regular third Monday of the month. Supt. Ted Ihns’ report to the board was probably the biggest part of the meeting as business was mostly second readings of and approval of board...

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