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8/19/2022
Crestwood Teacher In Service No School

No school

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8/20/2022
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

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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8/20/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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8/22/2022
Crestwood/Notre Dame Teacher In Service No School

No school

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8/22/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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8/23/2022
Crestwood/Notre Dame 1st Day of Classes

Welcome Back

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8/23/2022
20% Sr Discount Day Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy - BOTH LOCATIONS (CFPh Clinic and CFPh South) - is Senior Discount Day offering 20% off.
 

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8/24/2022
LifeServe Blood Drive

Wednesday, August 24 is the LifeServe Blood Drive at the VFW Hall from 12 Noon to 5:30pm.

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8/25/2022
Accura HealthCare Tractor Show

We're kicking off Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest with the return of our annual tractor show! Come join us at 
Accura HealthCare of Cresco for an evening of food and fun for all ages!

Please register your tractor by scanning the QR code or email Tiffiney.Kavars@accura.healthcare; you could win
People's Choice!

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8/26/2022
 -8/28/2022
Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest

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8/27/2022
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

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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8/27/2022
Minnesota/Iowa Permit To Carry / Concealed Carry Certification Class

Todd Stephenson, a Certified NRA Instructor with 35 years of firearms experience, will be holding a MINNESOTA AND IOWA Concealed Carry class on Saturday, August 27th, 2022 at the Cresco Wildlife Club on the Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco.  This class is one of the MOST COMPLETE Minnesota and Iowa concealed carry training programs offered.

Pre-registration will begin at 8:30 AM, and class will begin promptly at 9:00 AM.  Class should conclude between 5:00 and 7:00 PM.  You must be 20 years of age or older the day of the class to receive a certificate (certificates may only be redeemed on or after your 21st birthday and are only valid for one year).  Students will be required to qualify using .22LR firearms and ammunition provided by the instructor.  Eye and hearing protection will also be provided.  There is NO written test.

The fee for this class is $125.00 – you may bring your driver's license and pre-register in person at Outdoors & More, Inc. in Cresco during normal business hours OR you may show up the day of class to register.   Reservations are suggested as seats are limited.  When your class fee is paid, you will be provided with a one-year Single 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 membership extension.  Upgrades to FAMILY memberships are available for an additional $5.00.

Please call Todd Stephenson at (641) 257-9345 for more information or visit Outdoors & More at 115 3rd Ave. West (behind Billmyer Furniture) in Cresco to reserve your seat.  Walk-ins the day of class will be accepted if seats are available, but class size is limited, so I encourage you to reserve your seat early.
 

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8/27/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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8/28/2022
Fair Livestock Committee Meeting

Committee meeting to review fair and procedures at the Extension office.

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8/29/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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8/30/2022
20% Sr Discount Day Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy - BOTH LOCATIONS (CFPh Clinic and CFPh South) - is Senior Discount Day offering 20% off.
 

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8/30/2022
 -9/1/2022
NICC: Computer Numerical Control Operator

Weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from August 30th to November 15 is the Computer Numerical Control Operator class from 5-9pm at NICC Cresco Center, #89223.

The fundamental principles and knowledge necessary to operate CNC machines are taught in our state-of-the-art CNC lab, where a blend of classroom and hands-on experience keeps the learning focused on real, practical job skills.  You’ll begin by learning to use basic measuring tools and then move on to reading and interpreting manufacturing-part blueprints. You will learn how to safely and efficiently operate CNC mills and lathes, set tool and fixture offsets and use verified programs to build part projects on CNC machines. Finally, you will be introduced to G and M code programming for 2-axis CNC lathes and 3-axis CNC mills.  This program will prepare you for immediate employment or continuation in our extended CNC diploma program.


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8/31/2022
A&W Cruise Night

Join us on the last Wednesday of the month (April - September) for A&W's Cruise Night from 5-8pm.
Music, prizes, specials, and of course, cool cars/trucks/motorcycles and more!

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9/1/2022
Howard-Winn Preschool Schedule

September 1, 2022 - Back-to-School Parent Teacher Conferences.
September 6, 2022 - Preschool classes begin.
Howard-Winn is offering two preschool options:
Four 1/2 days  M, T, Th, F
Four Full days M, T, Th, F

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9/1/2022
4-H Record Books due at Extension

4-H Record Books are due today at the Extension office.

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9/3/2022
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

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.

more info...
9/3/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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9/5/2022
Labor Day / No School

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9/5/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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9/6/2022
Howard-Winn Preschool Classes Begin

September 1, 2022 - Back-to-School Parent Teacher Conferences.
September 6, 2022 - Preschool classes begin.
Howard-Winn is offering two preschool options:
Four 1/2 days  M, T, Th, F
Four Full days M, T, Th, F

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9/6/2022
20% Sr Discount Day Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy - BOTH LOCATIONS (CFPh Clinic and CFPh South) - is Senior Discount Day offering 20% off.
 

more info...
9/6/2022
 -9/1/2022
NICC: Computer Numerical Control Operator

Weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from August 30th to November 15 is the Computer Numerical Control Operator class from 5-9pm at NICC Cresco Center, #89223.

The fundamental principles and knowledge necessary to operate CNC machines are taught in our state-of-the-art CNC lab, where a blend of classroom and hands-on experience keeps the learning focused on real, practical job skills.  You’ll begin by learning to use basic measuring tools and then move on to reading and interpreting manufacturing-part blueprints. You will learn how to safely and efficiently operate CNC mills and lathes, set tool and fixture offsets and use verified programs to build part projects on CNC machines. Finally, you will be introduced to G and M code programming for 2-axis CNC lathes and 3-axis CNC mills.  This program will prepare you for immediate employment or continuation in our extended CNC diploma program.


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9/6/2022
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4561 meeting

Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting is held at 7 pm on the first Tuesday of every month at VFW Hall on Hwy 9.

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9/7/2022
Senior Discount Day at Cresco Family Pharmacy

 Cresco Family Pharmacy Senior Discount Day on the first Wednesday of every month. Seniors 60+ receive 20% off entire purchase.
*some exclusions apply

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9/7/2022
Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop

Feeling stretched in your role as a caregiver? Caregiving can be stressful — physically, emotionally, and financially. Whether you care for a loved one at home or in a care facility, nearby or far away, your role is important. You will learn ways to take care of yourself, reduce stress, improve your caregiving confidence, and establish balance in your life as you care for others.

Intended audience: Family caregivers of adults with chronic conditions or family caregivers of children with special health or behavioral needs

Format: Six 90-minute or 2.5 hour classes

Wednesday, 09/7/2022  1:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/14/2022 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/21/2022 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/28/2022 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 10/05/2022 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 10/12/2022 1:00 PM

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9/8/2022
Preservation Workshop-Canning Produce

Preserving your own foods can be a lot quicker and easier than you might think. It’s a great way to have delicious, local food all year long. A hands-on workshop offers you the opportunity to learn safe food preservation techniques.

Thursday, September 8th from 5-9pm at the Cresco United Methodist Church.

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9/10/2022
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

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.

more info...
9/10/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

more info...
9/12/2022
Prevention 5


Prevention 5 is a group of highly engaged citizens who strive to raise awareness on substance misuse, teen pregnancy, mental health, and the overall wellness of the community. We believe in protecting young people by providing education and alternatives to substance use/misuse. Our vision for the future is Howard County will be educated and know how to access resources to create a healthier and safer community for generations to come.

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9/12/2022
Prevention 5 Substance Abuse Coalition

The public is invited to attend the Howard County Substance Abuse Coalition (Prevention 5) meetings every second Monday of the month at 12pm Noon.
During the school year we meet at Crestwood High School and during the summer we meet at the Cresco Chamber either in person or via zoom.

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9/12/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

more info...
9/13/2022
20% Sr Discount Day Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy

Every Tuesday at Cresco Family Pharmacy - BOTH LOCATIONS (CFPh Clinic and CFPh South) - is Senior Discount Day offering 20% off.
 

more info...
9/13/2022
Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Meeting

Veterans of Foreign Wars  Auxiliary meeting is at the VFW Hall every 2nd Tuesday of the Month.
Meeting times:
May - October at 2:00pm
November - April at 1:30pm

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9/13/2022
 -9/1/2022
NICC: Computer Numerical Control Operator

Weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from August 30th to November 15 is the Computer Numerical Control Operator class from 5-9pm at NICC Cresco Center, #89223.

The fundamental principles and knowledge necessary to operate CNC machines are taught in our state-of-the-art CNC lab, where a blend of classroom and hands-on experience keeps the learning focused on real, practical job skills.  You’ll begin by learning to use basic measuring tools and then move on to reading and interpreting manufacturing-part blueprints. You will learn how to safely and efficiently operate CNC mills and lathes, set tool and fixture offsets and use verified programs to build part projects on CNC machines. Finally, you will be introduced to G and M code programming for 2-axis CNC lathes and 3-axis CNC mills.  This program will prepare you for immediate employment or continuation in our extended CNC diploma program.


more info...
9/13/2022
American Legion meeting

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

more info...
9/14/2022
Powerful Tools for Caregivers workshop

Feeling stretched in your role as a caregiver? Caregiving can be stressful — physically, emotionally, and financially. Whether you care for a loved one at home or in a care facility, nearby or far away, your role is important. You will learn ways to take care of yourself, reduce stress, improve your caregiving confidence, and establish balance in your life as you care for others.

Intended audience: Family caregivers of adults with chronic conditions or family caregivers of children with special health or behavioral needs

Format: Six 90-minute or 2.5 hour classes

Wednesday, 09/7/2022  1:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/14/2022 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/21/2022 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 09/28/2022 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 10/05/2022 1:00 PM
Wednesday, 10/12/2022 1:00 PM

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9/16/2022
Inspire Day at the Norman Borlaug Boyhood Farm

Friday, September 16th is Inspire Day at the Borlaug Boyhood Farm for over 300 5th graders to learn about Dr. Norman Borlaug hosted by the Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation.

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9/17/2022
Polka Party on KCZQ 102.3FM

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.

more info...
9/17/2022
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

more info...
9/18/2022
CHS Choir Boosters Omelet Breakfast

Join us Sunday, Sept 18th from 8am-1pm at Crestwood High School for the annual Choir Booster Omelet Breakfast.

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