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CRESCO - The Howard County Freedom Rock Memorial Park turned five in October, but those who created it remember the process like it was yesterday. Marv Praska was the first step on a long road when he brought the Freedom Rock project to the attention of the American Legion and Howard County...
SCHLEY - On Thursday, Nov. 3, a group of neighbors got together to help Sylvester Mrachek combine the last 60 acres or so of corn after he fell and tore a tendon a few weeks prior. Sylvester’s cousin, Walt Mrachek, and neighbor Steve Sovereign got to talking, like neighbors do, and started to...
Celebrating its veterans, American Legion John Frahm Post 597 of Elma held a dinner and Quilts of Valor presentation on Sunday, Nov. 6. Veterans recognized included, in front: Ronald Tierney, Robert and Marlene Weber, Francis Praska, Edward Kovarik and Roger Heying. Back: Kenneth Fangman, Robert...
CRESCO - On Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, the RHS Foundation will present an evening of fine dining and excellent entertainment at the Heritage Event Center to raise funds for the “Building on Our Past, Building on Our Future” Cresco Medical Clinic expansion campaign.  The evening starts with a social hour...
CRESCO - (Disclaimer: All results are unofficial until they are recounted by the Board of Supervisors.)  Howard County has 6,282 registered voters, with 3,407 casting a ballot for 54.2% As of 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, the local races have all been called. The State races only had 97 of 99...
CRESCO - Cresco has joined a short list of area towns that has easy access to an EV (Electric Vehicle) charging station.  Besides having a public charging station at MiEnergy in Cresco, there is now one in the downtown area, in the southeast corner of Fareway’s parking lot. The location is close to...
HOWARD COUNTY - On Friday, Oct. 21 around 8 p.m., a vehicle drove around the barricades and onto James Ave. south of Chester, which was in the process of being paved.   The vehicle came upon some wet concrete south of 25th street and drove into the wet concrete. The driver turned around and drove...
CRESCO - Everyone loves the Peanuts gang. Those Sunday comic characters will be live on stage this weekend at Crestwood High School Auditorium on Thursday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 5 at 7:30 each evening and 2 p.m. on Saturday Tickets can be purchased at the door, which opens one-half hour before...
HOWARD COUNTY - On Thursday, Oct. 27, workers had an election day training. In addition to learning how to sign people in to vote, they learned how to Run • Hide • Fight and Stop the Bleed. Howard County Emergency Management Coordinator Darrell Knecht spent over an hour giving tips on how to run,...
The 14th Annual Veterans Banquet is taking place this Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Expo Center at the Fairgrounds in Cresco. Social Hour starts at 5 p.m. Dinner is at 6 p.m., with the program at 7 p.m. New this year is dancing after the dinner. McAllister's is catering the event. It is a two-meat buffet...

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