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09/22/18
 -09/23/18
Pinter's Fall Family Fun

Weekends only from September 22nd - October 28th is Fall Family Fun with wagon rides to pumpkin patch, corn maize, corn box, goat walk, farm animals, big slides, tetherball, pumpkin blaster, pedal carts with track and much more!

Saturdays 9am - 5:30pm
Sundays   10am - 4pm

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09/23/18
Autumn begins!

Enjoy the colors!

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09/23/18
CHS Choir Omelet Breakfast

Sunday, September 23rd from 8:00am - 1:00pm at the High School Cafeteria is the CHS Choir Booster's Omelet Breakfast. Tickets: $6, available at the door or any CHS Choir member.

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09/23/18
Soup Contest at Kessel Lodge

Sunday, September 23rd from 12:00 Noon to 4pm is the 1st Annual Soup Contest and a meet and greet of our fantastic candidates for U.S Congress: Abby Finkenauer, State Auditor, Rob Sand and our Local House Candidate, Tim Knutson! 
 
SPECIAL GUEST: 2020 Presidential Candidate, Andrew Yang! 
There is a 15 dollar entry fee and a 100 Dollar PRIZE! 
Doors open to contestants at 1130 to set up your soups and get warmed up for tasting. 
While we are tasting we will listen to what our candidates have to say about their plans and be able to ask some questions while they mingle.
 
Hosted by Howard County Iowa Democrats.

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09/25/18
Flu Clinic

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends that anyone over six months of age obtain a seasonal flu vaccine each year as soon as it is available. The nasal spray flu vaccine is not available.

Tuesday, Sept 25th from 2pm to 3pm at Senior Life Solutions will hold a flu clinic.

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09/25/18
Budget Basics Class

Tuesday, September 25th is the Budget Basics class provided by Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp (NEICAC) from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at the Cresco Public Library. For more information, call Julie Buddenberg at 563.382.8436 ext 109 or jbuddenberg@neicac.org.

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09/26/18
Bowling Meeting

Wednesday, September 26th is a Bowling meeting at The Place in Protivin for all bowlers interested in men's, women's, or mixed teams. Regular or sub openings. Bowling at 7:00pm in Decorah.
For more information call Ken Humpal, 563.203.0671, Aarin Reicks, 563.203.0790, or Barb Prochaska, 563.419.3160.

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09/26/18
Wee Ones Wednesday Howard County Playgroup

Every Wednesday from Sept 12 - Oct 17th is 'Wee Ones Wednesday Howard County Playgroup' from 3:30pm - 4:30pm, hosted by Helping Services for Youth & Families. 

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09/26/18
A&W Classic Car Night

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 - 7pm.
 
Come out and see the cool cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Great music, specials, and door prizes!

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09/27/18
Flu Clinic at Cresco Family Pharmacy

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends that anyone over six months of age obtain a seasonal flu vaccine each year as soon as it is available. The nasal spray flu vaccine is not available.

Thursdays at Cresco Family Pharmacy
Sept 27th, Oct 4th, Oct 11th, Oct 18th (10am - 11am)
Oct 25th, Nov 8th (3pm - 4pm)

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09/28/18
Howard County Farm Bureau Coat & Mitten Drive


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09/29/18
Upper Iowa River Clean-up Day

It's the 17th Annual Upper Iowa River Clean-up Day, Saturday, September 29th.
Call Chimney Rock for more information, 563.735.5786.

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09/29/18
 -09/23/18
Pinter's Fall Family Fun

Weekends only from September 22nd - October 28th is Fall Family Fun with wagon rides to pumpkin patch, corn maize, corn box, goat walk, farm animals, big slides, tetherball, pumpkin blaster, pedal carts with track and much more!

Saturdays 9am - 5:30pm
Sundays   10am - 4pm

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10/01/18
Yard Waste Pickup October schedule

City of Cresco yard waste pickup is October 1, 15, 29. Please set your yard waste out by 7:00am.
For more information call 563.547.3101.

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10/01/18
Crestwood Elementary JH PTO Meeting

Monthly PTO meeting.

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10/02/18
Senior 60+ Discount Day at Sterling

 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day

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10/02/18
VFW Post 4561 meeting

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10/03/18
 -10/05/18
Beware of Rusty Water in Cresco

Beware of rusty water, October 3rd - 5th as the City Water Dept will be flushing fire hydrants Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

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10/03/18
Senior Shopping Day at Shopko in Cresco

The first Wednesday of every month is Senior Day at Hometown Shopko in Cresco. Stop in for specials and get % off your purchases.

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10/03/18
Wee Ones Wednesday Howard County Playgroup

Every Wednesday from Sept 12 - Oct 17th is 'Wee Ones Wednesday Howard County Playgroup' from 3:30pm - 4:30pm, hosted by Helping Services for Youth & Families. 

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10/05/18
 -10/06/18
Auditions for Epilepsy Talent Showcase

Auditions will be Friday, October 5th, 6:00pm-8:00pm and Saturday, October 6th, 10:00am-12:00 Noon in the Scene Shop behind the Theatre.
Open to all ages.
There will be a limit of 20 acts.
For more information call Kelly Bartling at 319.404.8008

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10/05/18
Howard County Farm Bureau Coat & Mitten Drive


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10/05/18
Blanket & Coat Drive at RHSHC


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10/05/18
Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support Group meeting

The Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first and third Friday of every month at 1:30pm at the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs).

Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.

The Howard County 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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10/06/18
 -09/23/18
Pinter's Fall Family Fun

Weekends only from September 22nd - October 28th is Fall Family Fun with wagon rides to pumpkin patch, corn maize, corn box, goat walk, farm animals, big slides, tetherball, pumpkin blaster, pedal carts with track and much more!

Saturdays 9am - 5:30pm
Sundays   10am - 4pm

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10/06/18
Stilettos on Steel Party

Its a Stiletto's gathering from 1pm to 5pm with Parts & Apparel perusing, Showroom viewing, grub consuming, question answering day hosted at Russ' Repair on Hwy 9.
 
Stiletto's on Steel is a  motorcycle group to empower women to ride safe, strong, and street smart. 

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10/09/18
RHSHC Linen Sale


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10/09/18
Flu Clinic at Kessel Lodge

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends that anyone over six months of age obtain a seasonal flu vaccine each year as soon as it is available. The nasal spray flu vaccine is not available.

Tuesday, October 9th from 10:30am - 11:30am at Kessel Lodge/Cresco Mealsite.

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10/09/18
VFW Auxiliary Meeting

VFW Auxiliary meeting, 1:30pm at VFW Hall.

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10/09/18
American Legion meeting

American Legion Post 135 meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.

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10/10/18
Wee Ones Wednesday Howard County Playgroup

Every Wednesday from Sept 12 - Oct 17th is 'Wee Ones Wednesday Howard County Playgroup' from 3:30pm - 4:30pm, hosted by Helping Services for Youth & Families. 

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10/12/18
 -10/14/18
21st Annual Northeast Iowa Artists' Tour

The Northeast Iowa Artists' Studio Tour is a self-guided tour through quaint small towns and along winding gravel roads leading you to behind-the-scenes views into artists' creative spaces and working art studios. Specially timed to coincide with the splendor of the Fall colors, you'll also have the opportunity to soak up something else that the Driftless region of Northeast Iowa is also well known for. Last year's tour featured 51 artists at 38 locations, all within 40 miles of Decorah, Iowa, the hub community from which the tour radiates.

More information available at http://www.iowaarttour.com/ - 2018 tour artists and directions to their studios will be posted in late spring!

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10/13/18
 -09/23/18
Pinter's Fall Family Fun

Weekends only from September 22nd - October 28th is Fall Family Fun with wagon rides to pumpkin patch, corn maize, corn box, goat walk, farm animals, big slides, tetherball, pumpkin blaster, pedal carts with track and much more!

Saturdays 9am - 5:30pm
Sundays   10am - 4pm

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10/13/18
Take Control: Don't Be A Victim class

For two Saturdays (Oct 13th and 20th), learn to take control, reduce your risks, and be prepared to defend yourself with the Take Control: Don't Be A Victim class at NICC Cresco Center from 9:00am - 1:00pm both days. Cost is $75. Register online for class #66752 at nicc.edu/solutions or call 563.547.3535 for more information.

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10/13/18
'Donut Let Cancer Win' 5K Run/Walk

 "Donut Let Cancer Win" 5K Run/Walk on Sat, Oct 13, 2018 starting at 9 am - Kessel Park in Cresco. $15 children 12 & under; $30 registration with t-shirt. More info to come. Sponsored by RHSHC Radiology Department. Call 563.547.2101 for more information.

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10/14/18
Ranch Breakfast at Cresco Country

Open to the public, Sunday, October 14th is Ranch Breakfast at Cresco Country Club, 8am - 12:00 Noon. See you there!

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10/15/18
Yard Waste Pickup October schedule

City of Cresco yard waste pickup is October 1, 15, 29. Please set your yard waste out by 7:00am.
For more information call 563.547.3101.

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10/15/18
 -10/18/18
Hospice Volunteer Training at RHSHC


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10/16/18
MiEnergy Cooperative office closed for Employee Development Day

Tuesday, October 16th, MiEnergy offices will be closed for Employee Development Day. Call 563.547.3801 for more information.

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10/16/18
Dr. Norman Borlaug Day

This famous man has been honored once again and the state of Iowa has made October 16 Dr. Norman Borlaug Day.

Check out our website and learn more about this incredible man. www.howard-county.com

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10/16/18
RHSHC Masquerade Jewelry & Accessories Sale


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10/16/18
American Legion Rider meeting

The American Legion Rider meeting is the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.

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10/17/18
Aquatic, Forest and Right of Way Pest Management

Commercial pesticide applicator training in categories 2, 5 6 and 10 from 9am - 11:30am.
Call Sue Barnes for more information, 563.547.3001.

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10/17/18
Wee Ones Wednesday Howard County Playgroup

Every Wednesday from Sept 12 - Oct 17th is 'Wee Ones Wednesday Howard County Playgroup' from 3:30pm - 4:30pm, hosted by Helping Services for Youth & Families. 

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10/18/18
Notre Dame October Dinner


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10/19/18
Howard County Dementia Caregiver Support meeting

The Howard County  Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first and third Friday of every month at 1:30pm at the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs).

Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.

The Howard County 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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10/20/18
 -09/23/18
Pinter's Fall Family Fun

Weekends only from September 22nd - October 28th is Fall Family Fun with wagon rides to pumpkin patch, corn maize, corn box, goat walk, farm animals, big slides, tetherball, pumpkin blaster, pedal carts with track and much more!

Saturdays 9am - 5:30pm
Sundays   10am - 4pm

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10/20/18
 -10/26/18
Notre Dame Catholic School Book Fair

Notre Dame Elementary School is hosting our annual Book Fair during Oct. 20 - Oct.26 in the Thomson Library and Media Center. Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and members of our community can come help purchase books for a student(s), a teacher's classroom, or the Thomson Library.

Reading is essential for our young students, so all books or donations are greatly appreciated!

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10/20/18
Minnesota Permit To Carry / Concealed Carry Certification Class

Todd Stephenson, a Certified NRA Instructor with over 30 years of firearms experience, will be holding a MINNESOTA Concealed Carry class on October 20th, 2018 at the Cresco Wildlife Club on the Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco.  This approximately ten-hour class is one of the MOST COMPLETE Minnesota concealed carry training programs offered.

Pre-registration will begin at 8:30am, and class will begin promptly at 9:00am.  Class should conclude by 7:00pm.  You must be 21 or older the day of the class to receive a certificate.  Students will be required to qualify using .22LR firearms and ammunition provided by the instructor.  Eye and hearing protection will also be provided.

The fee for this class is $125.00 and you will be provided with a one year Single or Family membership to the Cresco Wildlife Club.  If you are already a member of the Wildlife Club, you will be provided with a one year single or family membership extension.

Please call Todd Stephenson at (641) 257-9345 to reserve your seat.  Reservations are REQUIRED, as these classes are expected to fill quickly.  I will, however, take a “waiting list” in case of no-shows the day of class.
 

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10/20/18
Take Control: Don't Be A Victim class

For two Saturdays (Oct 13th and 20th), learn to take control, reduce your risks, and be prepared to defend yourself with the Take Control: Don't Be A Victim class at NICC Cresco Center from 9:00am - 1:00pm both days. Cost is $75. Register online for class #66752 at nicc.edu/solutions or call 563.547.3535 for more information.

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