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LIME SPRINGS - At the April 4 meeting, City Council members set a public hearing for annexing and zoning property south of Upper Iowa Beef on May 2. • In other business, Fire Chief Scott Osmundson reported the department has not had any fire calls in the last few months, “But we continue to train...
CRESCO - Daren Sikkink of WHKS discussed the proposed 7th St. W. reconstruction project at the April 3 Cresco City Council meeting. “We have met with property owners, who were not enthused about the project crossing their property. This week, we met with the public works committee to discuss...
CRESCO - Iowa State Senator Chuck Grassley visited Plantpeddler in Cresco and other towns during Congress’ Easter break. On April 11, owners Mike and Rachel Gooder, along with son, John and Molly Gooder, gave the senator a short tour of the Young Plants Division, which has grown since the last time...
CRESCO - Mike and Rachel Gooder, owners of Plantpeddler Inc. of Cresco, Iowa, received the 2023 “Iowa State University Outstanding Horticulture Alumni of the Year” award, during the Annual Alumni banquet held on Thursday evening, April 6, 2023.  The Gooder’s were honored to accept the award and...
CRESCO - Conservation Director Jeff Korsmo announced work has begun on the Prairie Springs Recreational Trail, running south of Cresco, from 7th Ave. behind Accura HealthCare to the Nature Center.  Howard County Conservation received a $1,061,000 grant from a federal program generated from COVID-19...
PROTIVIN - Jim Zajicek started his education and ended his career in education at the same school — Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary School in Protivin. He guided many young lives in those 46 years and was chosen as 2023 Educator of the Year in the Times Plain Dealer’s Hall of Fame. Zajicek has...
SARATOGA - On Thursday April 6, 2023 at 8:09 a.m., the Howard County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a single vehicle accident on Highway 9 in Saratoga.  The driver, Stephen Russett ,age 37 from Bloomington, Minn. was east bound on Highway 9 when he crossed the center line and entered the...
CRESCO - Joe and Jane Truka of Lime Springs were honored by Cresco Kiwanis Club at the Crestwood FFA banquet as Farm Family of the Year for 2023. The farming gene runs deep on both sides of the family. Joe grew up on a farm outside of Lime Springs, while Jane (Landswerk) grew up on a farm in the...
The state of Iowa is replacing the bridge that goes over the North Branch of the Turkey River, located four miles west of Cresco and one-half mile east of the Schley turnoff, on Robin Ave. Ron Loecher of Iowa DOT stated, “Weather permitting, we will start on April 3, 2023, ending in mid-October.”...

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