News

  Howard County - There was nobody from the public at the hearing for the Fiscal 2018 budget to learn that the supervisors decreased the overall county levy by 39.598¢ per thousand of valuations. Even with the decrease though, there is still an increase of $118,526 in taxes collected due to an...
  Howard County - Just as the terms hoosegow or calaboose have evolved into jail or prison over the past century-and-a-half, so has the structure of the building itself. And that includes the current Howard County Jail. Since it was built in 1882, many changes have taken place to update the...
  ELMA - Peoples Savings Bank: Elma Area Scholarship Fund is currently accepting applications for area high school students seeking to further their education. The deadline to apply is March 8. The online application can be found at www.cfneia.org/scholarships. This is a one-year scholarship made...
So far the day has been a success. The first 100 people through the door received their free bag and took off shopping! There are many vendors that have cash and carry items, others need to be ordered, but they are all doing a fine business. Vendors are at the Howard County Expo Center until 4 p.m...
  CRESCO - Freedom Rock is a great tradition for each county in the state of Iowa. Some of the first rocks, which honor the nation’s veterans, were painted in a field, on a hill,  with no hype involved. Howard County’s Freedom Rock in Cresco is going to be the centerpiece of a landscape designed to...
  Howard County - Why has a committee been exploring options to update or build a new jail, dispatch center and sheriff offices? • The biggest reason is the age of the jail. For 135 years the Howard County Jail has been used to keep its law-abiding citizens safe. It has served its purpose. But the...
  Cresco - Be prepared to be pampered at the 11th annual Girls Day Out sponsored by Times Plain Dealer. The event takes place this Saturday, Feb. 25 from noon-4 p.m. with the first 100 lucky ladies getting a bag full of goodies from the various participating vendors. Each half hour of the day will...
  CRESCO -The Novelty Nook and Gift Shoppe, the brainstorm and collaboration of local entrepreneurs is coming to Cresco’s Elm Street and will be opening on Wednesday, March 1, followed by a Grand Opening on March 17 and 18. Six women, Nancy Henry, Barb Eide, Terri Smith, Marcia Bannister, Laura...
  CRESCO - Champlin Hall, located on the lower level of the Cresco Theatre/Opera House, is newly renovated and available to rent for parties, events, or meetings. Cresco Theatre Commission President Gayle Kelm and Commission member Robert Ringoen said the renovation is nearly complete. “We began...
  Cresco - Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Business and Community Solutions is offering the class “Repurpose Old Stuff to Create New Home Décor” (#54644) on Monday, March 6, 2017, from 6-8 p.m. at the NICC Cresco Center, 1020 2nd Avenue SE. Rather than letting items gather dust or being...

Pages

Cresco Times

Phone: 563-547-3601
Fax: 563-547-4602

Address:
Cresco TPD
214 N. Elm Street
Cresco, IA 52136

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Breaking News feed