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Des Moines - F.I.T. (Friends In Training) Running Club is giving a shout-out to all the area runners who participated in the IMT Des Moines Marathon and Half Marathon on Oct. 21.  Several area residents, including some members of F.I.T., were part of this 26.2-mile marathon and 13.1-mile half-...
Cresco - Rita Hart, who is running as lieutenant governor to Fred Hubbell’s Democratic run for governor visited Cresco Public Library on Oct. 24. A good group of locals joined Hart for a question-and-answer session on issues dear to their hearts. Some closing comments included one from Tony Tremmel...
Howard County - Unless you have been living under a rock, you are probably aware the Midterm Election is taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. Polling places in Howard County include Lime Springs Community Center, Saratoga Township Hall, Immaculate Conception...
Cresco - Your kid is going to graduate this year and wants to go to college. How are you going to pay for it? A FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) meeting will be held during Parent-Teacher Conferences at the high school on Monday, Nov. 5 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. This application is...
Cresco - Pastor Mike Simiele  has been in the ministry for 40 years, the last 25 at the Cresco Community Chapel.  He started spreading the word of God in his home state of New York, he then went to southern California and then Montana for eight years.  He and his wife Colleen, who have...
Can you tell us about yourself?  My name is Dean Eastman, I’m 57 years old, I have been married to wife Connie for 36 years, and we have two sons and three grandchildren. I graduated from Riceville Community School in May and Reisch World Wide Auction School at Mason City in August 1979.  My...
I graduated from New Hampton, Iowa. I was president of the FFA and went on to  NIACC for engineering. I farmed with my dad for 10 years and got hired as a  manager for Croell Redi-Mix for 10 years. Then I decided to go on my own as a  general contractor, which I have done for the last 24 years.  My...
Can you tell us about yourself? I was born and raised in Howard County and graduated from Crestwood High School in 2007. I moved back to the area after graduate school and am part of the fifth generation  to work on our family farm. I am currently living southeast of Davis Corners.  Aside from...
Cresco - U.S. Representative Rod Blum had the opportunity to stop in Cresco on one of his trips around the district and visited at Plantpeddler with owners Mike and Rachel Gooder. Mike gave a short background on how the company has grown since the couple purchased it in 1980, right out of college....
Cresco - Howard County is planning to repave the Vernon Road from Cresco City limits to the bridge at Vernon Springs in spring 2019, Cresco City Council learned at the Oct. 15 meeting. Council members voted to do a feasibility study on having a street project for the City portion of Vernon Road....

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