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ELMA - The Elma Community Complex Board (ECC) has been chosen as The Times Plain Dealer’s Organization of the Year! The City of Elma has raised over 1.3 million dollars since 2018 to support the ECC, and surpassed its original goal of 1.2 million. Although there have been hiccups along the way, the...
CRESCO - Crestwood Elementary principal and well known sports coach Doug Sickles has been named the Cresco Times Plain Dealer’s Educator of the Year! Sickles started his career in education early in life, growing up in the Wapsi Valley school district. He was inspired by his coaches, lighting a...
CRESCO - The late Steve McCarville of Cresco has been named the 2024 Citizen of the Year by The Times Plain Dealer! McCarville was born and raised in Cresco and dedicated his life to the town. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1974, where he participated competitively in cross country,...
CRESCO - Lots of fun was to be had at the Pheasant’s Forever Banquet! Delicious food was catered in and games and prizes were awarded all night!  The six hour event included a silent auction, a live auction, a poker game, a general raffle, a 4 gun raffle, card games, a banner raffle, an early bird...
CRESCO - The local horticulture business Plantpeddler was recently selected for a mini-documentary for the PBS Viewpoint Project. A camera crew and producer were at Plantpeddler touring the different greenhouses Thursday, March 28. Filming of the Plantpeddler staff and the  greenhouses, as well as...
CRESCO - Cresco Bank and Trust recently held a Fraud Fighters Presentation on Tuesday, March, 12. Topics ranged anywhere from consumer scams, medicare scams, and how to speak or interact with scam artists. Mike Johnson of Johnson Computers, Chief  Tim Ruroden of the Cresco Police Department,...
CRESCO - The new Isaac Wiltgen Foundation just received big donations from two local businesses, in memory of Isaac Wiltgen, who passed away last year in July.   The Isaac Wiltgen Legacy Foundation was founded by The Cresco Fitness Center at the beginning of this year. Isaac was only 29 years old...
CRESCO - Paige Bordwell Alterations is a new business in Cresco as of last year. Offering a wide range of services at affordable prices, it can be understood why the owner, Paige Bordwell is always so busy.  Bordwell was born in Michigan, but spent most of her time in Cresco during her early years...
CRESCO - O’Henry’s Stitches and Prints had its ribbon cutting to celebrate the changing of hands from Phil Henry to Heather Munkel on March 7 of last week.  Henry’s sister Jackie originally ran the business out of her home, but together they decided to go into business and purchase the local...
CRESCO - St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and so is Cresco’s brand new Bar Crawl!  The 237 Yard Bar Crawl includes Cresco area businesses Pub No. 7, Sweeney’s Lounge, Dan’s Roadhouse, Fat T’s, and Atomic Pizza. The special crawl event is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, all starting at 3 p.m...

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