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It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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09/23/17
-09/24/17
 Pinter's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze


No school

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09/25/17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District


Sign up with Small Business Development and bring your business questions and opportunities to Specialist Amy Dutton. Call 563.547.3434 to make an appointment. 
 

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09/26/1710:00am to 3:00pmJason Passmore


It's Cruise Night at A&W/Long John Silver's in Cresco on the last Wednesday of the month from April through September from 5pm - 8pm. Come out and see the cool cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Great music, specials, and door prizes!

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09/27/175:00pm to 8:00pmA&W / Long John Silver's


Applications are now available through Howard County Farm Bureau:
​1. Parents must be Howard County Farm Bureau members.
2. Student is a senior in high school.
​3. Student is pursuing a degree in agriculture, education, or nursing at either a two-year or four-year college.

​All applications are due by March 1st at 4:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. The top two county applications will be sent to state for consideration of additional shcolarship.

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09/28/17 Howard County Farm Bureau


From now until middle of October, Howard County Farm Bureau is taking donations of gently used or new winter coats, gloves, mittens, and hats to be donated to the local relief office to help those in need during the winter months. Drop off donations at Howard County Farm Bureau, M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 am.

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09/28/178:30am to 4:30pmHoward County Farm Bureau


Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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09/28/1710:00am to 11:00amCresco Family Pharmacy


Friday, Sept 29th at 11:00am is the Salad Luncheon at Zion United Methodist Church  Musical entertainment will take place with luncheon to follow. The public is invited and the luncheon is a free will donation.

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09/29/1711:00am to 1:00pmZion United Methodist Church


Come out to Kessel Lodge, Friday, September 29th at 5:30pm for wine and cheese before the Brat and Burger BBQ followed by speakers. This is a free will donation fund-raiser.

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09/29/175:30pm to 8:30pmHoward County Democrats


It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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09/30/17
-09/24/17
 Pinter's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze


Bid often on the many beautiful items generously donated by Library Friends and Fellow Patrons from October 2nd - 28th. All proceeds go to the Library's Children's Summer Reading Program.

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10/02/17
-10/28/17
 Cresco Public Library


Get your flu shot Tuesday, Oct 3rd from 10:30-11:30am at Kessel Lodge/Cresco Mealsite.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/03/1710:30am to 11:30amRHSHC


Be in Demand. 
​Register today. Advanced Manufacturing graduates who earn a Career Pathway Certificate in five months or less, could earn $41,634* annually!
​Our employer sponsors are ready to hire.

Attend the free information series. Wednesday, October 4th at the NICC Cresco Center, 5:30pm.
​*Learn about short term training in: Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Welding (Basic).
​*Find out if you qualify for free training.
​It's Your Future.
​Start Training for an advanced Manufacturing Career Today!

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10/04/175:30pm to 6:30pmNICC Cresco Center


Applications are now available through Howard County Farm Bureau:
​1. Parents must be Howard County Farm Bureau members.
2. Student is a senior in high school.
​3. Student is pursuing a degree in agriculture, education, or nursing at either a two-year or four-year college.

​All applications are due by March 1st at 4:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. The top two county applications will be sent to state for consideration of additional shcolarship.

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10/05/17 Howard County Farm Bureau


From now until middle of October, Howard County Farm Bureau is taking donations of gently used or new winter coats, gloves, mittens, and hats to be donated to the local relief office to help those in need during the winter months. Drop off donations at Howard County Farm Bureau, M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 am.

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10/05/178:30am to 4:30pmHoward County Farm Bureau


Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/05/1710:00am to 11:00amCresco Family Pharmacy


The Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first Friday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs).

Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.

The Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group is available for people to build a support system with people who understand the challenges inherent in dementia care-giving. The Alzheimer's Association caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of people with dementia to develop a support system, exchange practical information on care-giving challenges and possible solutions, talk through issues and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns, and learn about community resources.

This program is presented by the Alzheimer's Association East Central Iowa Chapter. For more information, please contact their office at: 319-294-9699.


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10/06/1710:00am to 11:00amAlzheimer's Assoc/East Center IA Chapter


Saturday, October 7th is the Iowa vs Iowa State Golf Day in Cresco as a memorial golf outing to honor Rich Bahr. Call 563.547.3434 for more information and to register.
This is going to be a 2 person best shot with lots of fun “twist” to the game. Call Cresco Country Club, 563.547.2374 for more information.

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10/07/17 Cresco Country Club


It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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10/07/17
-09/24/17
 Pinter's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze


Promote breast cancer awareness, support our community by fundraising for local people battling cancer, and promote wellness through a healthy run/walk.

Saturday, October 7th, 9am race time, at Kessel Park. Pre-register by Sept 19th to receive a t-shirt. Race day registration is 7:30am - 8:30am and sign up is $30.

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10/07/179:00am to 12:00pmRHSHC


No school

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10/09/17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District


Applications are now available through Howard County Farm Bureau:
​1. Parents must be Howard County Farm Bureau members.
2. Student is a senior in high school.
​3. Student is pursuing a degree in agriculture, education, or nursing at either a two-year or four-year college.

​All applications are due by March 1st at 4:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. The top two county applications will be sent to state for consideration of additional shcolarship.

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10/12/17 Howard County Farm Bureau


From now until middle of October, Howard County Farm Bureau is taking donations of gently used or new winter coats, gloves, mittens, and hats to be donated to the local relief office to help those in need during the winter months. Drop off donations at Howard County Farm Bureau, M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 am.

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10/12/178:30am to 4:30pmHoward County Farm Bureau


Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/12/1710:00am to 11:00amCresco Family Pharmacy


The Wa-Tan-Ye Convention will be held in Cresco October 13-15, 2017 at the Featherlite Center in the Howard County Fairgrounds. The Riceville Wa-Tan-Ye is hosting this conference.

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10/13/17
-10/15/17
 Ellen Murphy


It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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10/14/17
-09/24/17
 Pinter's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze



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10/14/178:30am to 3:00pmTodd Stephenson


Ranch Breakfast - with all the fixings is now open to the public at the Cresco Country Club

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10/15/178:00am to 12:00pmCresco Country Club


Serving every third Sunday of the Month from October - April from 8:00am - 12:30pm at the VFW Hall.. Menu includes Regular, Blueberry, and Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs and Beverage.

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10/15/178:00am to 12:30pmVFW Post 4561


Jennifer Matt, a member of the Howard County Master Gardener's group in Cresco, presents a PowerPoint slide show on 'Woodland Flowers in Iowa at Cresco Public Library Tuesday, Oct. 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The presentation will highlight woodland flowers she has found in her four-acre woods.

This program is free to attend. The Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.


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10/17/176:30pm to 8:00pmCresco Public Library


Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/19/1710:00am to 11:00amCresco Family Pharmacy


Hey, it's the Notre Dame Scholastic Book Fair, Oct 21 - Oct 26. Stop in the ND Media Center and take in this cool Book Fair.


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10/21/17
-10/26/17
 Notre Dame


It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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10/21/17
-09/24/17
 Pinter's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze


Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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10/21/178:00am to 12:00pmKCZQ


It's Closing Party at the Cresco Country Club. Call to reserve your meal and time.

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10/21/175:00pm to 11:00pmCresco Country Club


No school.

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10/23/17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District


No School on Tuesday, October 23rd (Teacher In-service).
​Parent/Teacher Conferences Tuesday and Wednesday.

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10/23/17
-10/24/17
 Notre Dame


$5 jewelry and accessories sale sponsored by RHSHC Hosptial Auxiliary

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10/24/1710:00am to 5:00pmRHSHC


Get your flu shot Thursdays, Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th, Oct 26th from 10-11am at Cresco Family Pharmacy.

​Flu Shot - $40. Medicare Part B or Medicaid for Children will be the only insurance accepted at this flu clinic. 

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10/26/1710:00am to 11:00amCresco Family Pharmacy


Come out Saturday, October 27th, at 5:00pm for Family Feud in Cresco! Location and ticket information to come. We plan to see you at the FEUD!

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10/27/175:00pm to 9:00pmJason Passmore


Pinter’s is revisiting their first year with Pinter’s Haunted Corn Maze. October 27th and 28th, 6:30pm – 11:00pm. Kids come while it’s still light out. After dark, bring your flashlight. No maps. No help. No chance. See you there!


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10/27/17
-10/28/17
6:30pm to 11:00pmPinter's Haunted Corn Maze


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10/28/17 Nate Thorson


It's that time again! Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze fun at Pinters every weekend from September 23rd through October 29th. Saturday hours: 9:00am -5:30pm and Sunday hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Admission: $12 
Children 3 & under: Free
Senior Citizens: $10
Season Pass: $35
​Enjoy Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillow, Corn Maze, Big Slides, Pedal Go Carts, Junior Pedal Go Carts, Wiggleville, Country Artists, Sand Tire Hill & Tire Maze, Duck Races, Corn Box, Farm Animals & Goat Walk, Chess, Photo Ops, Tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, the Ball Zone, and Grain Cart Rides. Yup, there's something for everyone!

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10/28/17
-09/24/17
 Pinter's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze


Crestwood High School Musical:
Friday, November 3rd and Saturday, November 4th at 7:30pm.
Sunday, November 5th at 2:00pm.

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11/03/17
-11/05/17
 Crestwood High School


The Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first Friday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs).

Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.

The Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group is available for people to build a support system with people who understand the challenges inherent in dementia care-giving. The Alzheimer's Association caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of people with dementia to develop a support system, exchange practical information on care-giving challenges and possible solutions, talk through issues and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns, and learn about community resources.

This program is presented by the Alzheimer's Association East Central Iowa Chapter. For more information, please contact their office at: 319-294-9699.


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11/03/1710:00am to 11:00amAlzheimer's Assoc/East Center IA Chapter


School lets out one hour early.

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11/07/17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District


School lets out one hour early.

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11/09/17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District


No school.

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11/10/17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District


No School.

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11/10/17 Notre Dame


Saturday, November 11th from 8am - 3pm is Cresco's huge multi-family rummage sale at the Featherlite Center, Howard County Fairgrounds. Almost everything you can imagine at rummage sale prices! Check out the Wa-Tan-Ye Craft Show at the Expo Center and the Home Business & Craft Show at the Wildlife Building while your here!

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11/11/178:00am to 3:00pmCresco Shopper


Stop in at the 6th Annual Fall Business & Craft Expo on Saturday, November 11th from 9:00am - 3:00pm at the Wildlife Building at the Fairgrounds. Located next to the Wa-Tan-Ye Craft Show in the Expo Center you will have fun shopping with lots of vendors in store! Girl Scouts will be holding a bake sale fundraiser, hourly door prize drawings, and a grand prize at 3:00pm!

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11/11/179:00am to 3:00pmTerri Smith


It's the annual Wa-Tan-Ye Craft Show, Saturday November 11th at the Expo Center in Cresco from 9am - 3pm. This popular show features many vendors and food will be available for sale while you are there!

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11/11/179:00am to 3:00pmAmy Bouska


Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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11/18/178:00am to 12:00pmKCZQ


No school.

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11/22/17 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District


No school.

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11/22/17 Notre Dame


Happy Thanksgiving! No school.

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11/23/17
-11/24/17
 Howard-Winneshiek Community School District


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