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A group of 12 bikes and 26 individuals are taking a weekend tour of around 15-17 area Freedom Rocks. Howard County's rock, in Cresco, was their second stop, after St. Ansgar. The Gold Wing Road Riders Association—Chapter R out of Austin Minn. visited the rock on Friday morning. They will also visit...
Front: Jill Fredrickson, William Walker and Jenny Hackman. Middle: James Perry, Keith Slifka, Vincent Kappes, James Kuennen, John O’Byrne,  Gary Buckley and Loren Alexander. Back: Nathan Ferrie, Kenneth Hebrink, Bruce Blaser, John Langreck, Doug Smith and Joel Hackman. See more in this week's paper.
RURAL NEW HAMPTON - Easter will never be the same for the Sobolik family. But then again, no holiday or get-together will be the same since Paul and Meagan lost their 22-month-old daughter, Coralynn to para-influenza-stage 3, this past April. In addition, Maycee, age nine, and Oliver, age four,...
HOWARD COUNTY - In this day and age of cameras on cell phones or iPads, there is usually a way to save the memory or awesome moment a person is witnessing. During the Mighty Howard County Fair, locals can submit those interesting, breathtaking or just plain cute photos to the Times Plain Dealer and...
CRESCO - Over 500 tractors, with drivers and passengers, will be descending on the area June 9-12. Locals will see tractors their fathers, grandfathers and other ancestors used to make a living, as well as some newer models. Whether or not you are interested in agriculture or tractors, you are in...
CRESCO - Author Linda McCann returns to Cresco Public Library Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the little-known subject of her latest book, ‘Prisoners of War in Iowa.’ The book talk will take place in the library downstairs meeting room. During World War II, Iowa had approximately 25,000...
What the Flag Means to Me By Ben Isaacson   When I see the flag, I feel grateful and proud of our freedom and an amazing country. One reason I love our flag and feel proud is because people risked their lives for our country to make it a free country. The flag means so much to me because my great-...
CRESCO - The first of three Family Fun Nights is taking place on Thursday, June 6 at Kessel Park from 4-8 p.m. The theme is a little different from other years as it includes a Kids Mini Boot Camp! Howard County Veterans (American Legion, Legion Riders and VFW) are partnering with Cresco Area...
Timeline for Howard County Jail 1882-2019 • June 1882 Supervisor’s Session — Allowed $4,500 for the construction of a jail and Sheriff’s residence. • 1940 — Sheriff’s residence was modified to put City jail cells in the basement. At the same time, the second story was added for cells. • Late 1980...
Howard County Sheriff Mike Miner had the honor of cutting the ribbon on the grand opening of the new jail on Friday, May 24. Those attending were Howard County personnel, current and former supervisors and other community leaders. Miner recognized some key players in the building of the facility,...

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