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  • Spartans honored at I-Cubs game

    DES MOINES — Members of the Southwestern Community College men's basketball are shown on the field at Principal Park in Des Moines prior to ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    10 years ago "Silent Farewell" students provided prom dinner entertainment at the Creston Prom. Members of the group were Archie Smith, Eric ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Second arrest for covered bridge arson

    WINTERSET – Joel Nathan Davis, 18, of Norwalk was arrested and taken into custody at 2:41 p.m. Wednesday during an investigation into the Ce ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 20, the 110th day of the year. So, there are 255 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Legislators discuss budget

    Rep. Tom Moore (R-Griswold) and Iowa Sen. Tom Shipley (R-Nodaway) discussed the state budget during the final legislative coffee session hos ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Madison Co. bridge destroyed by fire

    WINTERSET – On a quiet gravel road northeast of Winterset, a steady stream of locals and visitors took time out of their Easter weekend to s ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:49 am
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  • Donahue elected mayor of North Libety

    NORTH LIBERTY — Former Creston Mayor Terry Donahue retained his position as North Liberty’s mayor and Sarah Madsen topped the race for an open City Co ...
    April 28, 2017 - 9:54 pm
  • 5 minutes with Jodi Rushing, First United Methodist Church minister

    AGE: 46HOMETOWN: I’m originally from Urbandale, Iowa, and now I live in Mount Ayr, Iowa.FAMILY: I am ...
    April 28, 2017 - 12:16 pm
  • Spartans honored at I-Cubs game

    DES MOINES — Members of the Southwestern Community College men's basketball are shown on the field at Principal Park in Des Moines prior to the Iowa C ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • The BMB story

    MARYVILLE, Mo. — It starts simply with band members recording their trip to the opening of band camp in August with their own cell phone videos.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:33 am
  • Ladies May Day afternoon tea at French Icarian Village

    The French Icarian Colony Foundation will present a Ladies May Day afternoon tea 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, in the Refectory at the French Icarian Vi ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Monday: breaded chicken sandwich, fresh carrots, peaches. Tuesday: pork choppette, mashed potatoes with gravy, fruit cocktail, homemade roll.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • EU High School wins $500 for after prom

    East Union High School and Oskaloosa High School are each winners of $500 for their after-prom parties or whatever administration sees fit, as their s ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • DNR Law Enforcement Chief retires

    The Chief of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Bureau, Mark Sedlmayr, is retiring today after 37 years with the DNR.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • CCHS calendar

    May 1-6 Monday TBD JV/varsity baseball practice starts. 4:15 p.m. varsity girls track and field meet at Atlantic HS. 4:30 p.m. varsity boys tennis mat ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Kent man wins $10,000 in Hy-Vee's cash and grocery giveaway promotion

    Creston Hy-Vee recently presented Dan Weber of Kent with $10,000 after his name was drawn as the grand prize winner in Hy-Vee’s Cash and Grocery Givea ...
    April 27, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Hood third in shot at Drake Relays

    Though Hannah Hood was somewhat concerned with slipping, the conditions only slightly altered her glide approach to her throw. She launched a throw of ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Panther exodus, Knights cometh

    The Creston boys soccer team has seen seven years come since the last time it sent two athletes off to college to extend their playing careers.
    April 28, 2017 - 3:21 am
  • Season-Low for Spartan women golfers

    FORT DODGE — The Southwestern Men’s and Women’s golf teams traveled up to Fort Dodge to the Fort Dodge Country Club to compete in the 2017 Iowa Centra ...
    April 28, 2017 - 1:50 am
  • Bevins awaits NFL call

    Northwet Missouri State All-American defensive end Collin Bevins of Creston hopes to hear his name called this weekend during the NFL draft.
    April 28, 2017 - 3:17 am
  • Fillies too much for Panther girls tennis

    Shenandoah’s girls tennis team was in control early and often in Thursday’s Hawkeye 10 Conference match with Creston/Orient-Macksburg at the Southwest ...
    April 28, 2017 - 3:15 am
  • Fast race tests Creston native Phipps at Drake

    DES MOINES – Northwest Missouri State University junior Brandon Phipps has come a long way since his days as a Creston Panther track star.
    April 28, 2017 - 3:11 am
  • Setting the tone

    CARLISLE — Faith Wilson and Abbi Hood didn't have to follow the tough act that was Drake Relays qualifier and top thrower Hannah Hood in the shot put ...
    April 28, 2017 - 5:01 pm
  • Panther girls golf falls at Chariton

    CHARITON — Chariton’s girls golf team edged Creston by 10 strokes during Tuesday’s match at Lake View Golf & Country Club.
    April 27, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Mount Ayr with two more W's

    MOUNT AYR — Abbey Schafer and Tessa Shields have been battling back and forth for medalist honors all season for the Mount Ayr Raiderettes golf team.
    April 27, 2017 - 2:30 am
  • Double fifths in Grinnell for Spartan runners

    This past Saturday, the Southwestern Spartans traveled to the 2017 Dick Young Invitational, hosted by Grinnell College in Grinnell.
    April 27, 2017 - 12:32 pm
  • Lois Monday - Creston

    Lois Monday, 74, of Creston died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life memorial services will be 1 ...
    April 27, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Lois Monday - Creston

    Lois Monday, 74, of Creston died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, ju ...
    April 26, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Shirley Johannes - Creston

    Shirley Johannes, 78, of Creston died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 2 ...
    April 25, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Jack Rusk - Afton

    Jack Wendell Rusk, 91, of Afton died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Afton Care Center. Open visitation with family present will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Satu ...
    April 25, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Bonnie Routh - Creston

    Bonnie Routh, 86, of Creston died Monday, April 24, 2017, at Clearview Nursing Home in Mount Ayr. Celebration of life memorial services will be 11 a.m ...
    April 25, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Glenna Eggert - Red Oak

    Glenna Eggert, 91, of Red Oak, formerly of Clearfield, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at Red Oak Rehab and Care Center. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. ...
    April 25, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Shirley Johannes - Creston

    Shirley Louise Johannes, 78, of Creston died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Fam ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Cynthia McCloud - Creston

    Cynthia McCloud, 65, of Creston died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of life memorial services w ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Robert Nolte - Corning

    Robert “Bob” Nolte, 88, of Corning died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Corning Specialty Care in Corning. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, A ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Wayne Kenfield - Creston

    Wayne Kenfield, 86, of Creston died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTheft, 9:14 a.m., Wednesday, West Mills Street.Reckless driving, 9:24 a.m., Wednesday, ...
    April 28, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Cam C. Jahnke, 27, of Council Bluffs was charged with driving under suspension 7:41 p.m. April 17 in ...
    April 27, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Police

    Dustin Seley, 38, 306 N. Elm St., was charged on a Department of Corrections warrant for violation o ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Sheriff

    Heather Marie Davis, 34, of Lenox was charged on a Union County warrant for fourth-degree theft 8 a. ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Kalyn Denise Smith, 19, of Massena was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia 9:38 p.m. April ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousWelfare check, 4:20 p.m., April 18.Assistance, 3:10 p.m., April 19.Zoning violation, 4: ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 9:50 a.m., Monday, South Lincoln Street.Domestic dispute, 12:22 p.m., Mon ...
    April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousInformation, 9:07 a.m., Wednesday, West Taylor Street.Nuisance, 9:58 a.m., Wednesday, W ...
    April 25, 2017 - 7:52 am
  • Afton Police

    Miscellaneous Animal call, 8:15 a.m., April 10. Talk to officer, 9:19 a.m., April 10. Incomplete ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Sheriff

    Alethia Woodward of Lorimor reported her son’s wallet, miscellaneous tools, stereos, speakers and money were taken between 8 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tu ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • The lawn mowers are out in full force

    It’s that time of the year where the sounds of lawn mowers are in full swing. The cool and wet weather this weekend should really make the lawns perk ...
    April 27, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • A lot of help from our friends (and a few robots)

    Are you a Creston Friend of the Library? Our library owes its life to its area friends, from the Business and Professional Women’s Club of the 1920s a ...
    April 26, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Support Uptown Creston

    From Jim StalkerCrestonLast week, I purchased an ad in the Creston News Advertiser. Maybe some of yo ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Those two were magic on the dance floor

    Editor’s note: This is the third guest column by Kyle Wilson. His columns publish in the Creston News Advertiser on the fourth Tuesday of every month. ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Iowa’s biofuel tax credits are important

    From Dawn CarlsonPresident and Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Satan's convention

    Satan called a worldwide convention. In his opening address to his evil angels, he said, “We can’t keep the Christians from going to church. We can’t ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • What’s developing?

    From Mindy StalkerUnion County Development Association CrestonAs we celebrate the 20th anniversary o ...
    April 19, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Death and taxes

    Here are some things you should know about some of your upcoming tax bills.They are going up! I don’ ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • The 10 minutes before and after services

    The 10 minutes before and after each service are significant times for our guests. Friendliness must be constantly practiced. Extend your hand. Put on ...
    April 13, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Five year anniversary of surviving the tornado

    I had a front-row seat for the tornado that hit five years ago Friday. I was in the front room of our condo when the EF2 tornado hit our place.
    April 13, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 1-5 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Swiss steak, red potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, fruit cocktail.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Club news

    Members of the Afton Federated Garden Club met 11:30 a.m. April 14 at the Afton Community Center to work on projects for the plant sale in May.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Club news

    Chapter LG P.E.O. met April 18 at the home of Nancy James with Carolyn Downing serving as co-hostess. After a breakfast brunch, 14 members responded t ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Congregate meals

    April 24-28 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: BBQ rib patty, roasted diced potatoes, coleslaw, wheat hamburger bun, ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Congregate meals

    April 17-21 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Spanish beef patty, mashed red potatoes, broccoli, wheat roll, pineap ...
    April 14, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Literary Circle met at the home of Connie Rhine with 22 members present. President Vanita Moberg conducted the business meeting.
    April 14, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Club news

    Creston Lions Club met 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, at the Pizza Ranch. Mike Duckworth, president, opened the meeting leading in the Pledge of Allegian ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Congregate meals

    April 10-14 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: roast beef, brown gravy, whipped potatoes, California mixed vegetable ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Club news

    The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at the Windrow meeting room with 20 members and one guest. President-elect Korina Lo ...
    March 31, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Congregate meals

    April 3-7 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: homemade meatloaf, tomato gravy, whipped potatoes, green peas, wheat br ...
    March 31, 2017 - 11:06 am

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