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HOWARD-WINNESH-IEK - Howard-Winneshiek Community School District Superintendent Ted Ihns gave an update to the school board and visitors on the school’s facility plans as released by DLR Group at the regular Aug. 19 school board meeting. He said the estimated plan is a $23.6 million update and...
CRESCO - Thanks to Karen and Warren Steffen and their extended family, Cresco has its first Little Free Library, located just outside of the Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce building at 101 2nd Ave SW and facing Highway 9. The idea began with the Steffens’ granddaughter Emma, age 13. “For years I...
CRESCO - City Council meetings in August are consolidated into this article   From Aug. 5 meeting Rod Freidhof, Public Works Director, told council members on Aug. 5 the City was still chip sealing some streets. He said the final 68 ash trees were on the list to be taken down. • City Clerk Michelle...
HOWARD-WINNESH-IEK - Superintendent Ted Ihns gave an update on the start of the 2019-2020 school year in his monthly report to Howard-Winneshiek School Board members. He said the district welcomed four new teachers Aug. 15-16. They include Jessica Hillers — High School Special Education; Rhonda...
CRESCO - Tonic Sol-Fa is a ground-breaking a cappella ensemble from Minnesota, in constant development since its formation two decades ago. TSF stands as one of the leading forces in the world of vocal music with Emmy Award winning arrangements and multi-million selling compositions.  The group...
CRESCO - Regional Health Services of Howard County now offers Genius 3D Mammography to its patients.  The new machine, unveiled earlier this month, ‘provides better, earlier breast cancer detection compared to 2D alone. It finds 20-65 percent more invasive breast cancers than 2D mammography alone...
LIME SPRINGS - Damon and Sherry Gragert and son, Jared, were named the Kiwanis Farm Family of the Year for 2019.    Farming Damon and Jared take care of most of the daily chores, including crop farming and raising around 70 cows and calves and finishing another 100 fat cattle. They also custom farm...
CRESCO - The Northeast Iowa Food Packaging Event will be held during the Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest on Sunday, Sept. 22, in the Crestwood High School Gym from 8 a.m.-noon. The purpose is to bring people of Northeast Iowa together to continue Dr. Norman Borlaug’s legacy of feeding the hungry. The...
Bill and Joan Kosters of Cresco were inducted into the 4-H Hall of  Fame at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 18, 2019.  Joan was a 4-H leader  of the Flying Hoofs 4-H Club from 1987 to 2000. She led the club on  many adventures like Camp Sunnyside fund-raising, parades, concession  stands, trail rides...

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