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 CRESCO - The Mighty Howard County Fair has announced their entertainment line-up for the upcoming 2024 grandstand! Scheduled for June 26-30, the fair will feature multiple bands, entertainment, and fun for all ages.  •On Wednesday night, June 26 Stock Car Races are planned, starting at 7 p.m....
Michael Johnson holds one of the machine guns he built.
 CRESCO - What do you get when you love computers and love guns? You get Michael Johnson and Red Star Surplus! It was approximately a decade ago when Johnson decided to go into the firearms business and started working on a website, creating “Red Star Nation.”  He wanted to “do something different...
CRESCO - Paige Lucas has been hired as the new Cresco Times Plain Dealer Editor, having started in that position this past Monday, Jan. 29. Lucas is originally from Waukee, Iowa, where she attended Waukee Senior Highschool. She recently graduated from Des Moines Area Community College in spring of...
CRESCO - Dave Brenno has officially stepped down as Mayor of Cresco, and instead has taken on the role of City Public Works Director.  Brenno was the Mayor of Ridgeway for 20 years previously. There, he was able to obtain a grant, which aided in building the community center and bike trails. He...
CRESCO - After a total of 31 years in the bakery business, Steve and Molly Pedretti announce they have sold Dough & Joe Bakery and Coffee House. Mary Hernandez, formerly of Sioux City, recently moved to Cresco and takes over ownership of the bakery as the Pedrettis retire. She says customers...
 CRESCO - It took only three days into the new year for the first baby of 2024 to be born in Howard County! Callen Ray Meirick, son of Greg and Nicole Meirick of Cresco, was born at 2:24 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, at Regional Health Services of Howard County. Callen weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces...
CRESCO - With the start of a new year just around the corner, the City Hall will have a change––but a very familiar face––as Niki Hill will start her position as the new Cresco City Clerk.  Hill had been the Deputy Clerk and has now moved up replacing Michelle Elton, who will be working her last...
DES MOINES - When you look at a lifetime of accomplishments by an individual, some go to the “buffet of life” and leave with with a few morsels on their plate. Others may leave with a plate half full, and others, they carry a full plate with little room on it!  Often, it’s those who already have...
 CRESCO - The Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame was recently granted permission to show the six-part docuseries, ‘The Dual,’ on Dec. 18-19 at 6:30 p.m. each night at the Cresco Theatre.  This marks the first time the docuseries, which focuses on the 1986 dual between the University of Iowa and Iowa State...
SALT LAKE CITY – The International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) proudly honored Tom Barnes, Executive Director of Association of Iowa Fairs, with the 2023 IAFE Top Recruiter Award.  This distinguished recognition was announced on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the IAFE Convention and Trade Show...

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