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RIDGEWAY - Deborah Hackman raises Monarch butterflies. On the surface, that may sound like an easy thing to do, but it’s not. From hunting down teenie-tiny eggs laid on milkweed plants to releasing beautiful Monarch butterflies to fly away and live their best lives, the process is intensive and...
CRESCO - The Cresco, IA Team of Days for Girls International met Tuesday, Aug. 16 for a regular sewing workshop and to celebrate its fifth anniversary.   Guests of honor were Marcella Keune, accompanied by her daughter Martha Keune.  Marcella gave the initial lesson on “Feminine Hygiene Issues in...
HOWARD COUNTY - As summer is winding down, Howard County Engineer Nick Rissman gave an update on roads in the county. “Most of our projects have or are moving along as expected.  Bridge OD-13, on the LeRoy blacktop, was completed by Peterson Contractors and opened to traffic at the end of July.” In...
DES MOINES - Auditor of State Rob Sand congratulated counties, cities and school districts across Iowa for participating in the Public Innovations and Efficiencies (PIE) program. Howard-Winneshiek CSD in 3A was recognized by Sand. Second runner up in the 3A system was Sioux Central. Another area...
DES MOINES - Iowans can begin requesting absentee ballots for the November general election starting today, Secretary of State Paul Pate announced. State law allows Iowans to request absentee ballots beginning 70 days before an election. County auditors will begin mailing absentee ballots to those...
HOWARD COUNTY - Four vehicles were nailed for going over 100 miles per hour on Highway 63 during a speed enforcement excercise on Friday, Aug. 26. It was held for approximately three-and-a-half hours, with stops being made at Davis Corners. An Iowa State Patrol airplane was able to check speeds and...
CRESCO - New teachers to Howard-Winneshiek and Notre Dame schools are welcomed to the community on one of their training days.  On Thursday, Aug. 11, they met at the Cresco Theatre for a tour by Manager Wendy Lickteig. They then went downstairs to Champlin Hall for a catered meal by McAllister...
CRESCO - At the July 10 Regional Health Services of Howard County Board of Trustees meeting, two new trustees were welcomed to the board — Chuck Malek and Darlene Vsetecka. The new members had volunteered to step up after  Treasurer Allen Moudry passed away unexpectedly on May 26, 2022 and Chairman...
CRESCO - It is a homecoming of sorts for Dr. Kimberlee Burckart, MD, to practice medicine at Regional Health Services of Howard County (RHSHC). Born and raised in Waukon, and with family still living in the area, it’s a tailor-made situation on the personal front, but not the only reason she chose...
CHESTER - A body was found in a home on River Road in rural Chester, Iowa, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2022. The Howard County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 911 call. Responding deputies arrived and found a dead man inside the home. The Howard County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal...

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