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CRESCO - City Council members met in special session on Jan. 15 to discuss the budget with department heads. It lasted for over four-and-a-half hours. At the end of the process, the tentative budget had a $583,000 loss. After the budget session, numbers were refigured and the loss was reduced to $...
From Dec. 25, 2019 Howard County - If the three rules of real estate are location, location, location, then one might have thought Davis Corners would be the ideal possibility for a prominent town in Howard County. Almost perfectly in the middle of the county, the community has been the...
Cresco - Howard County Supervisors learned officially of Hy-Vee’s Dollar Fresh store to open in Cresco’s old Shopko building on Highway 9 west. The tentative opening date is mid-summer. Along with Cresco, it was announced over the past few days Dollar Fresh stores are going into Oelwein, Waukon,...
CRESCO - Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is on a 17-day Iowa bus tour ahead of the Feb. 3 caucus. He was in Northeast Iowa on Wednesday, Jan. 22, visiting at the Cresco Theatre & Opera House at 2 p.m. In addition that day, he was at Charles City, Osage, Decorah and Waukon. Yang —...
CRESCO - On Wednesday, Jan. 22, around 25 area folks were given the opportunity to hear from presidential candidate Joe Biden’s wife, Dr. Jill Biden, during a town hall meeting at Cuautla Jalisco Family Mexican Restaurant in Cresco. She was a few minutes late due to road conditions coming from...
Andrew Yang’s 17-day bus tour will continue through Northern Iowa Jan. 21-22 as he meets with voters and shares his plans to rewrite the rules of the 21st century to put Humanity First.  He will be at a town hall meeting in Howard County on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Cresco Theatre & Opera House at...
LOURDES - Howard-Winneshiek Community School District Superintendent Ted Ihns confirmed a bus rolled on its side on Tuesday morning, Jan. 14. He said there were 13 students on board, plus the bus driver. The incident took place around 9 a.m., after a two-hour late start on the gravel road, Crane...
CRESCO - Tiffany Marie Ranweiler-Oblander, age 31, a former teacher at Howard-Winneshiek Community School District pled guilty to Sexual Exploitation by School Employee, an aggravated misdemeanor on Jan. 13, 2002. In the plea, Ranweiler-Oblander admitted to engaging in “sexual conduct with a...
The Oneota FIlm Festival (OFF) will host a preview screening Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Cresco Theatre and Opera House in Cresco.  This is a free event which is appropriate for all ages.  Saturday’s showing includes three short, documentary films: Catnap, The Foursome and Birth of the Cy-...
DES MOINES - The Healthiest State Initiative has announced the finalists for the 2020 Healthiest State Annual Awards. Individuals, communities, K-12 schools, early care providers, out-of-school programs and workplaces will be recognized for their efforts to improve the physical, social and...

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