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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...
Protivin - Celebrating tradition with style. That’s what Protivin does every year with Masopust, the Czech-style Mardi Gras event of the year! The Pre-Lent Carnival  will be held on Saturday, March 2, at the Protivin Community Center. Tickets are well-worth the $35 pre-sale price. The doors open at...
CRESCO - Have you put on a few (or a lot of) pounds in the past year, five, 10? Want to do something about it? Why not participate in the Big Loser Contest this year? The program runs from March 6-June 28. Application deadline is Sunday, March 3. Now entering its 15th year, the 16-week program...
Lime Springs - Some locals may have noticed the tornado siren, which includes the noon and 6 p.m. whistle, isn’t working. Council learned at its Feb. 12 meeting (postponed from Feb. 5), the unit will need to be taken down to see if it can be fixed. Otherwise, Public Works Director Casey Sebastian...
CRESCO - It was not surprising when Cresco Public Works Director Rod Freidhof told council members his department has been busy with weather — snow storm, cold weather and watermain breaks — during the previous few weeks.  At the Feb. 4 City Council meeting, he noted during the coldest days, Jan....
Fredericksburg - Bernard Krizan made his wife, Sharon, a happy lady, when he shared his Valentine’s prize with her. The couple, who lives south of Lawler, were excited to find out they won the Valentine’s basket. Bernard signed up for the prize at Polashek’s Locker in Protivin. He was overwhelmed...
CRESCO - Twenty years ago, Diane Kovarik of Cresco embarked on a life-changing adventure when she flew halfway across the world to New Zealand to visit her longtime pen pal, Sue Evans Chard, with whom she had corresponded since October 1973. The 17-hour trip marked her first lengthy excursion out...
Howard-Winneshiek -  So far none have to be made up. There are still 13.7 hours left in reserve before days have to be added on. With all the snow and cold weather during the first two months of 2019, Howard-Winneshiek Schools have had to cancel classes or start late or leave early for the safety...
CRESCO - Valentine’s Day is sometimes a box of chocolates. Or at least that’s what is was for Urban and Lucy Dietzenbach of Cresco during the early years of their nearly 75-year marriage. Lucy noted, “He would get a box of chocolate candy, and we shared with each other and the kids. Now we go out...

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