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CRESCO - Put on your emerald green best or zaniest St. Patrick’s Day costume and join Cresco’s F.I.T. Running Club as they host the ninth St. Patrick’s Day Brew & Stew 5K Fun Run/Walk or 15K bicycle ride Saturday, March 16. As is customary, the day will be full of events including a St. Patrick...
Some locals have used their stuck-inside-because-of-all-the-snow time to come up with creative ways to endure the long winter.
Howard County - For the most part, Howard County had few emergencies in the middle of the blizzard this past weekend. Sheriff Mike Miner stated there were 84 weather-related calls from 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 through 6 a.m. on Monday. About 10 inches of snow fell and then was blown all over,...
Howard-Winneshiek County - With so many of the young folks going to college and moving on to bigger communities, it is refreshing to see a college graduate return to her home. That’s what Candice Bohr did after getting her chiropractic degree from Life University in Marietta, Ga., graduating suma...
Howard County - With this winter’s record-setting snow, Naturalist Angela Bries said there is little need to worry about the wildlife.  Although she added, “If you started feeding the birds, keep the feeders filled during the winter. Birds need to eat all day, so they can stay warm at night.”  One...
Howard County - With a blizzard hitting the area on Sunday, Feb. 24, it was hard for area precipitation record-keepers to accurately report on snowfall totals.  The National Weather Service in LaCrosse has averaged the snowfall to about eight inches, which tops the February record snowfall set in...
CRESCO - V&V Insurance Agency, Inc., is under new ownership: Kelly O’Donnell (president/secretary) and Casey Bouska (vice president/treasurer) purchased the business from longtime owner Dale Vagts at the beginning of this year. Both O’Donnell and Bouska are dedicated to maintaining and growing...
Howard County - With an expected snowfall prediction of 6-12 inches of snow this weekend, Howard County is on a path to move up the list of snowiest winters/Februaries. The area is fortunate to have Cresco as a National Weather Service weather co-op observer. Because of that, precipitation has been...
Cresco - Violet Wankerl of Vi’s Pies will have baked goods available as a vendor for Girls Day Out on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Expo Center in Cresco. (This event has been postponed until March 9) The 12-year-old has been selling pies of all sizes since last summer, when she started attending the...
CRESCO - Be prepared to be pampered at the 13th annual Girls Day Out, sponsored by Times Plain Dealer. The event takes place this Saturday, Feb. 23 from noon-4 p.m., with the first 100 lucky ladies getting a bag full of goodies from the various participating vendors. There are all sorts of fun...

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