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Starting Saturday morning, streets around Denison will begin to close in preparation for the arrival of tens of thousands of bicycle riders on the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) on Sunday.

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Over the next few days, decorations will start to appear around town to welcome riders on the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across (RAGBRAI) on July 22.

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Liability insurance rates for Crawford County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) will drop substantially in the coverage period that begins on July 15.

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At the direction of President Donald Trump, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday released a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese products that could face 10 percent tariffs after August.

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Trace McCollough, of Vail, appears to be deciding which shirt to would best match his hat while accompanying his family on a shopping trip at Cat ‘n Dog Days in Denison on Thursday morning. Trace was busy looking through sidewalk sale bargains at Reynold’s Clothing. Cat ‘n Dog Days continues…

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Following the floods of 1993 and 1996, many changes were made around the county to try to lessen the impact of similar rain events in the future.

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Denny Holtorf grew up on a farm about three miles west and a mile south of Denison.

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New contracted road and bridge projects will soon begin in Crawford County, while a number of scheduled bridge projects have been delayed to allow county crews time to deal with other aging bridges.

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The Crawford County Historic Preservation Commission (CCHPC) lived up to its name once again on Friday by providing funds for three projects around the county. From left, Jodi Head, representing the Friends of the Dow House, accepted a check for $320 to add perennials around the property and…

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Denison’s Red, White & Boom! celebration will begin at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, with the Bill Riley Talent Search at the Washington Park band shell.

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People are encouraged to wear their official Denison RAGBRAI t-shirts not only on T-Shirt Fridays but on any day to promote the overnight stay on Sunday, July 22, and as a reminder to sign up to volunteer. Go to www.denisonragbrai.com and click on the "Locals" menu item to discover ways you …

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Nearby towns along the route of the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) are well along on preparations for the influx of tens of thousands of riders on July 22 and 23.

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Chad Reynolds, of Vail, has been selected to be a recipient of the Governor’s Meritorious Service Award for his actions on January 3.

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Kenneth Houston and his siblings, Roger Houston and Helen Spreng, both of Dow City, are hopeful that improving relations between the United States and North Korea will lead to something they’ve desired for decades - the return of the remains of their brother, Jim.

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Crawford County Engineer Paul Assman spoke with the Crawford County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday about a recent change to Iowa Code that has become a concern for county engineers all across Iowa.

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The Crawford County Auditor’s office staff traveled to Johnston on Thursday to participate in the Iowa Election Cybersecurity Workshops that were presented by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, the Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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The financial statistics for Crawford County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) in the month May showed net income of $6,863.

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The streetlights came on early as another round of rain began to fall on Broadway in uptown Denison on Monday evening. Photo by Dan Mundt

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Broadway Elementary and Denison Elementary schools have been named winners of the 2018 School of Character award by Drake University’s Robert D. and Billie Ray Center.

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“When you get into a groove and get comfortable, then you don’t grow,” said Nathan Mahrt, who will be the new industrial technology teacher at Denison High School (DHS) this fall. “I made the decision to move to the high school to challenge myself to do something different.”

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Lyle W. Stepanek, son of Howard and Lillie Stepanek, of Dow City, was 20 years old when he joined the United States Coast Guard.

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It will be happy hour throughout the open house for the Schleswig Community Golf Course’s new clubhouse on Monday. The hours are 4 to 7 p.m. on June 25. Happy hour prices will be in effect during that time. Door prizes, a Yeti cooler raffle, drawing for a clubhouse $100 gift certificate and …

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Crawford CountyMemorial Hospital5:30 p.m., Mon., Jun. 25Hospital Meeting Rooms C-D100 Medical ParkwayDenison

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In preparation for the Denison Community School District’s new 50/50 two-way dual language program, many of the students enrolled as first graders this fall are participating in a Spanish Summer Camp.

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Charter Oak Postcards and Main Street Histories, the new book by Charter Oak resident Nadine Friedrichs, has arrived and copies are expected to go quickly.

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Under a development agreement on Tuesday’s city council agenda, the City of Denison will purchase and then sell lots in the Oakridge Heights Subdivision, located west of Crawford County Memorial Hospital, to John Heuton, a developer and owner of John Heuton Construction of Carroll.

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Linda Petersen watches as her grandchildren release doves at Crawford County Relay For Life Friday afternoon at Denison High School. Petersen, a cancer survivor, lit the torch to open the Relay and was later surrounded by family as she spoke to the audience and participants. She and her fami…

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Youth rehearsed for six days presented the musical "The Jungle Book KIDS" at Saturday afternoon, the culmination of the annual Children's Musical Theater Workshop put on by The Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts.

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The Denison RAGBRAI committee is still in need of a few more sponsorships.

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Norelius Community Library in Denison hosted a Flag Day program on Thursday. Members of American Legion Post 8 demonstrated how to property fold a flag while telling the significance of each of the 13 folds, which are listed below from the American Legion Auxiliary blog (https://alaforvetera…

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The students in this summer’s Children’s Musical Theatre Workshop production of The Jungle Book KIDS had a total of six days to learn all their parts before performing the show.