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Welcome to Howard County, Iowa


Contact Information

Kevin Schoeberl

County Attorney


Howard County Courthouse
137 North Elm Street 

Cresco IA 52136 


Monday - Friday 

8:00 am - 4:30 pm


(563) 547-9202


(563) 547-9220


Ashley Oppriecht 

Office Manager


 Becky Rempfer

Legal Assistant

Iowa created the County Attorney as an elected position in 1846

The primary responsibility of the County Attorney's office is criminal prosecution.

The prosecutor in ways is the heart of the Criminal Justice system, except for Simple Misdemeanors, all charging decisions rest

with the prosecutor.

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Duties and Responsibilities
Howard County Attorney in His or Her Official Capacity

 Roughly two-thirds of all County Attorneys are part-time and may handle private legal work in addition to their official duties.