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HOWARD COUNTY - Santa has a list and so does the Times Plain Dealer! The staff’s to-do-list involves keeping track of where locals can find Santa. He is all over Howard County in the coming weeks. Friday, Dec. 9: Cookies with Santa will be at Notre Dame Parish, Church Hall, Cresco, 5:30-7 p.m....
CRESCO - The Times Plain Dealer is having an open house on Friday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Come in for some coffee, cider or other goodies and register for some great drawings. The four prizes include drawings for a one-year subscription to the Times Plain Dealer (a...
CRESCO - Since 2011, the Times Plain Dealer has sponsored the Senior Citizen Giving Tree. Locals can donate gifts for senior citizens residing at the local care centers.  Unwrapped gifts can be dropped off at the Times’ office at 214 N. Elm St. Friday, Dec. 9 by 5 p.m. for distribution. The...
HOWARD COUNTY - Santa has a list and so does the Times Plain Dealer! The staff’s to-do-list involves keeping track of where locals can find Santa. He is all over Howard County in the coming weeks. Thursday, Dec. 1: Patty Elwood (Cresco), 10-10:45 a.m.; Accura (Cresco), 11-11:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2...
CRESCO - The beautiful stained glass window from the old First Baptist Church in Cresco is making a move. The building, which used to house The Store Next Door, was purchased by Brady Norman in May 2022 and is being renovated to create individual apartments, so the window must move or be destroyed...
CRESCO - Dough & Joe Bakery, owned by Steve and Molly Pedretti, is recognized as an Outstanding Business, earning the designation at the recent Cresco Chamber of Commerce and Cresco Industrial Development Corporation banquet. Molly said, “It was awesome to win the award. I was very excited and...
ELMA - With Thanksgiving a few days prior and Christmas around the corner, members of the Elma Community Complex (ECC) felt it was the perfect time to recognize those who have been instrumental in helping the project move forward. On Sunday, Nov. 27, an open house and ribbon cuttings were held at...
CRESCO - In addition to the regular Howard-Winneshiek CSD monthly meeting, the annual and organizational meetings were held.  Robyn Lane was again appointed as secretary and treasurer of the district at the annual meeting. At the organizational meeting, nothing changed from the prior year. Alison...
CRESCO - As Cresco prepares for its annual Santa Parade on Friday, Nov. 25 at 4 p.m., who better to spread holiday cheer as grand marshal than Brady Mikkelson? Brady is a familiar face to nearly everyone in town. Whether customers visit with him at his job at Fareway Grocery, or sports fans hear...
CRESCO - Grube Lawn and Garden has been a fixture in Cresco for almost 50 years. John and Betty Grube bought it from the previous owners in 1973, but John’s been working at the same location since 1959 (That’s 63 years!).  At first, it was mostly roofing and insulation, but the business has changed...

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