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CRESCO - Construction continues on the jail on Wednesday, Aug. 1 as walls are put in place.
  Saratoga - On Friday, July 27 at about 6:14 p.m., the Howard County Sheriff’s office received a call that a crop duster helicopter hit an electrical wire and crashed at the intersection of 125th St. and Maple Leaf Road, about 2.5 miles south and 1.5 miles east of Saratoga, Iowa. The pilot, Scott...
  CRESCO - Every other year during National Night Out, the Cresco Kiwanis sponsors the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus. You guessed it! This is the year for some crazy fun! The event is taking place a week earlier than usual, on Tuesday, July 31.  • Circus Tour: The day starts off with a free...
  CRESCO - As the 21st century progresses with increased reliance on the Internet, some might assume the continued existence of public libraries is in peril. However, many libraries, including Cresco Public Library, are fully equipped to cater to 21st century information needs. The library is a...
  CRESCO - Karlos McClure was on the Howard-Winneshiek School Board for seven years, eight months and moved to a different district, so he resigned in May 2017. Now that Casey Vobr has resigned, after moving out of her district, McClure was able to get on the board in his new district! He took the...
  rural Protivin - Farming has changed over the years, and not just the size of the tractors.  There are whole new concepts out there that many farmers are embracing to help them make more money and to preserve the quality of the land and soil, even if it doesn’t directly benefit them. A group of...
CRESCO - Walls for the new jail were put in place by the construction crew on July 24 in Cresco. Completion of the project is scheduled for the Spring of 2019.  
  Northeast Iowa - The North Iowa Tractor Ride took place Friday-Saturday, July 13-14, when at least 150 tractors and 180 riders gathered at Howard County Fairgrounds as a headquarters for the 11th annual event. On Thursday night, the Cresco Wildlife Club held a liver and onions or chicken meal,...
  CRESCO -  Audiences are guaranteed a night of dazzling music and saucy humor courtesy of CCT (Cresco Community Theatre) Theatre Productions, presenting multiple performances of the 1967 Mel Brooks musical ‘The Producers’. The CCTTP’ ‘The Producers’  is directed by Jayne Jensen. Shows take place...
  Cresco - Get ready to have a “Rockin’” shoppin’ day on Thursday, July 19, when Cresco has its annual sidewalk sales. The theme is . . . you guessed it, Rockin’! Check out all the shops and clerks who decided to dress up for the occasion in pink hair, mohawks, spandex, leather and glitter! In the...

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