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CRESCO - SMSgt. Cindy M. Yslas, USAF (Ret.) was the emcee for the annual Veterans Banquet on Nov. 20. She reminded guests that 2021 has had two major anniversaries in American history: Nov. 11 was the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the 20th anniversary of...
Howard County - Small-town celebrations are the best! After all the hoopla on Black Friday of hitting the big box stores, folks can come back home and enjoy local traditions . . . including the Santa Holiday Parade. Before the parade, local businesses will also be having store specials so check...
HOWARD COUNTY - Forget Waldo! Where’s Santa? Santa is usually pretty busy keeping the elves engaged making toys up until the week before Thanksgiving. Then he relaxes for a few days.  He takes a big long nap after Thanksgiving dinner to rest up for the holiday rush!  Then he puts Mrs. Claus in...
CRESCO - Congresswoman Ashley Hinson (IA-01-R) spent part of her break from Washington, D.C. visiting constituents in Howard County on Veterans Day Nov. 11. There were 25-30 who listened as Hinson thanked other dignitaries for attending, including Senators Waylon Brown and Mike Klimesh and...
CRESCO - Council member Jan Carman reported on the positivity rate of COVID-19 in Howard County during the Nov. 1 Cresco City Council meeting. As of that week, the positivity rate in Howard County was 10%, and the virus was very active in the schools and community. She reported three vaccinations...
LIME SPRINGS - Council was all set to move forward with replacing the Merrill St. bridge in Lime Springs, but a sewer main on the south side of the bridge has put that on hold. Council members learned at the Nov. 2 meeting that redoing the bridge would mean having to do something about a water main...
CRESCO - Cindy Yslas, American Legion #135 commander, gave the day’s speech. She said on Sept. 10, 2001, was just another day. She and her husband-to-be were tired from working extra hours to make money for their wedding. They complained about their car they were sure was on its last leg. And they...
CRESCO - Pat Darland hung up his keys as a United States Postal employee after 40 years on Friday, Oct. 29. Now he can put the backseat back in his car and drive for himself! (Otherwise, his back cargo area was full of packages.) He figured on average he drove 100 miles a day, 600 a week, 2,400 a...
CRESCO - Bigalk trout stream, seven miles northeast of Cresco, applied for and received a grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Recourses to revitalize and stabilize the structure of the public area and stream.  Grant money comes from, in part, when a person buys a fishing license, $3.00 of...
RIDGEWAY / CRESCO - How did a young farm girl, who attended Ridgeway Elementary, end up getting inducted into the 2021 Class of the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame? Lots and lots of work. Dr. Roxann Marie Ryan, Ph.D., will be honored at a virtual ceremony on Nov. 6. She is the daughter of Tom Ryan and...

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