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HOWARD COUNTY - With October 31 landing on a Monday, there are some questions as to when local towns are having parties or trick-or-treating. Chester: Trick-or-treating will be on Monday, Oct. 31. CORRECTION FOR RIDGEWAY CELEBRATION Ridgeway: There is a Trunk-or-Treat event at the Ridgeway...
CRESCO - Robby Ollendieck is a Boy Scout. He also loves baseball. (He actually loves all sports – he competes in four of them!) So when time came to choose a service project to plan, develop and lead in order to earn the rank of Eagle Scout in Boy Scout Troop 261, the choice was a natural one. “I’...
CRESCO - Crestwood Marching Band has been continuing its long record of stellar performances. On Oct. 8, the group received a Superior Division I, which is the highest rating given. Under the direction of Tia Heien, the band performed in Dubuque, Iowa at Dubuque Senior High School. The band has 25...
HOWARD COUNTY - As the weather cools down and the year ripens into its final quarter, the volunteers of CARE (Community About Reaching Everyone) are in full swing with their Christmas Program. The CARE Christmas Program matches families with children in need to local sponsors to provide a happy...
CRESCO - State Auditor Rob Sand hand-delivered an apple pie to the leaders of the Howard Winneshiek Community School District (CSD) at the Oct. 17 school board meeting in recognition of their Public Innovations and Efficiencies (PIE) Award. Howard Winneshiek is the Best Performing 3A district. How-...
CRESCO - An exempt work session was held before the Oct. 17 regular board meeting in regards to early retirement.  The proposal recommended by Supt. Einck included: • Clerical/Associate Staff: Qualifying individuals will receive half of their current salary plus $65 per sick day.  This amount will...
CRESCO - Howard-Winneshiek CSD Supt. Kris Einck announced the district will be having vulnerability assessments on Nov 10-11 at the high school, K-8, Kessel and NICC as those buildings are owned by How-Winn. He told board members at the regular meeting on Oct 17, the Governor’s School Safety...
Plantpeddler of Cresco handed out 60 bouquets of flowers on Wednesday, Oct. 19, as part of the Petal it Forward program. The Society of American Florists started this program in 2015 as a way to bring joy and happiness to peoples lives. Two bouquets were given out to recipients, one for them to...
CRESCO - On Monday, Oct. 24, Jonathan Michael Tabbert, age 29, of Yukon, Okla. was clocked doing 103, with his four-way flashers on.  Tabbert was traveling north on Highway 63, when Officer Neil Daniels checked the speed, and turned around to attempt to stop the vehicle. The 2021 dark-colored ...
CRESCO - He spent less than a year in Howard County, but Thomas Rasmussen took lots of memories with him when he returned home to Denmark after graduating from Crestwood in 1992. The foreign exchange student had a wonderful experience living with the Jim and Penny Hughes family of Cresco, and he...

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