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  • Trumpeter swans to be released May 6 at Summit Lake

    Four trumpeter swans will be released on Summit Lake at the boat ramp on the south side of Highway 25, one mile west of Creston, at 1 p.m. M ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Farmers' market to open in June

    In a little more than a month, the summer sun will be accompanied by the smell of food, music wafting through the air and the bustle of loca ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 30, the 120th day of the year. There are 245 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for thi ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Photo package: Afternoon at the Farm

    The Southwestern Community agriculture students hosted the inaugural “Afternoon at the Farm” for preschool and elementary students Tuesday a ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 23, the 113th day of the year. There are 252 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for thi ...
    April 23, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Retired steel manufacturer builds new factory in Arispe

    You could say retirement didn't last long for Bob Martin. Two and a half years ago, Martin was making plans to sell his 30-year-old steel co ...
    April 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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  • A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    LONDON (AP) — It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
    May 4, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Southwest Iowa Night at Barnstormers game

    Southwest Iowa Night with the Iowa Barnstormers had more than 360 fans at the tailgate and game Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena. In addition to the game ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • County supervisors declare state of emergency

    Union County is currently experiencing a significant risk of infection of its poultry by the highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu). County supe ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • MATURA outreach center to host open house

    MATURA’s Union County Outreach Center would like to invite members of the community to its annual open house 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at 207B N. Elm St ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • College news

    Cornell CollegeMOUNT VERNON — More than 200 students received academic awards from Cornell College o ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Adair County 4-H'ers to weigh in sheep, goats

    GREENFIELD — All Adair County 4-H and FFA market lamb and market goat exhibitors must weigh and tag their animals at a countywide weigh-in May 9 at Ad ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Prosecutor charges 6 Baltimore officers in Gray’s death

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal i ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Local poultry farms continue safe practices to prevent bird flu

    State agriculture officials suspect two more Iowa chicken farms and two turkey operations in Buena Vista and Kossuth counties have been infected with ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • CHS calendar

    May 4-9MondayNinth/JV/varsity baseball practice starts.4 p.m. middle school girls track and field at ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Meeting

    Prairie Solid Waste Agency, 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, 1774 Lark Ave.Agenda includes: public forum; Bob Ma ...
    April 30, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Panthers' Wray signs with Iowa Western

    State runner-up wrestler Spencer Wray of Creston has signed a National Letter of Intent to wrestle at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Panther girls second at Atlantic Co-ed

    ATLANTIC — The Creston girls track team battled the conditions here Monday at the Atlantic Co-ed Meet and finished second to Harlan with 77 points.
    May 5, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Panther golfers defeat Red Oak

    Creston/O-M golfers swept all of the medalist honors in action against Red Oak Monday.The Panther bo ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Kucera takes second in Trojan Tournament singles

    The Creston/O-M boys tennis team had a busy weekend, falling 6-3 Friday at Osceola Clarke before taking seventh place at the Trojan Invitational in At ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Sports briefs

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Region XI individual champion Daniel Cutkomp and Region XI runner-up Carson Whittington, freshman from Creston, both represent Kirkwood ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Competitive night 2 at Adams County Speedway

    CORNING — Adams County Speedway faced the weather for the second consecutive week of the season. Rain early Saturday morning threatened the possibilit ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Luther's move sparks Panther streak-ender

    OAKLAND — A lineup tweak helped the Creston girls snap a losing streak Friday against the team that was the victim 364 days earlier to end an even lon ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:41 am
  • Panther girls win Knoxville tourney title

    KNOXVILLE — Creston girls captured all of the championships at the Knoxville Tennis Invitational Friday.
    May 4, 2015 - 1:41 am
  • Panthers break medley record at Red Oak

    RED OAK — Even though Creston finished ninth with just 17 points here Friday at the Tiger Relays, it was a big night for the Panthers.
    May 4, 2015 - 1:35 am
  • Spartans in regional at Waterloo

    WATERLOO — The Waterloo Bucks, a summer collegiate baseball organization, announced that Riverfront Stadium will play host to the 2015 NJCAA Region XI ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:35 am
  • Dean L. Goodman – Diagonal

    Dean L. Goodman, 89, of Diagonal died May 1, 2015, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Norma Sammons – Creston

    Norma Sammons, 82, of Creston died April 28, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2 ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Jenine Vice – Mount Ayr

    Jenine Vice, 55, of Mount Ayr died April 27, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, after a sudden illness. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sat ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Norma Sammons – Creston

    Norma Sammons, 82, of Creston died April 28, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, at the ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Dwayne McClelland – Greenfield

    Dwayne McClelland, 74, of Greenfield died April 25, 2015, at Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Satu ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Juanita Matthews – Diagonal

    Juanita Matthews, 92, of Diagonal died April 27, 2015, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 1, at the United C ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Charl Grinstead – Creston

    Charl “Catfish” Grinstead, 72, of Creston died April 21, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Private services will be held at a later date. Powe ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Juanita Matthews – Diagonal

    Juanita Matthews, 92, of Diagonal died April 27, 2015, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, May 1, at the Uni ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Evelyn Sandquist – Afton

    Evelyn Sandquist, 80, of Afton, formerly of the Elloitt and Red Oak areas, died April 26, 2015, at Afton Care Center. Evelyn is the mother of Betty Sp ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Richard Franklin – Mount Ayr

    Master Chief Petty Officer Richard Dwain Franklin, U.S. Navy (retired), 84, of Mount Ayr, formerly of Creston, died April 27, 2015. Memorial and milit ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Police

    Debra Ellen Feldhacker, 59, 408 S. Vine St., was charged with operating while intoxicated 9:56 p.m. ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Police

    Jalen Hallman, 19, of Roseville, Minn., was charged with discharging a weapon within city limits 3:2 ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:03 p.m., Thursday, South Vine Street.Medical, 1:38 a.m., today, Grand Avenu ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAssistance, 12:10 p.m., Tuesday, North Elm Street.Medical, 2:26 p.m., Tuesday, Commerce ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Police

    Alexandria Catherine Herbert, 18, of King City, Mo., was charged with third-degree criminal mischief ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Accident

    Megan Nichole Sutton, 29, of Lorimor was cited for failure to obey a stop sign and yield the right o ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Police

    Trevor James Perrigo, 22, of Clive was charged on a Union County warrant for failure to appear on a ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Verna Li Ilene Rippeto, 57, of Adair was charged with domestic assault 10:25 p.m. April 20 in Adair ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousTalk to officer, 7:31 a.m., April 20.Animal call, 11:45 a.m., April 20.Talk to officer, ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Police

    Carrie Nawacy Pendegraft, 36, 1203 Monroe Ave., was charged on a Union County warrant for controlled ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMay 4-8Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-24 ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Reunion

    Conway Iowa ReunionAnyone interested is invited to the Conway (Taylor County) Iowa 2015 reunion 12:3 ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Club news

    Rebecca CircleRebecca Circle met 7 p.m. April 16 at the First Christian Church on with six members i ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met April 15.Canasta winners were Wanda Nash, f ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsDateMenu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 20-24Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Club news

    Afton Federated Garden ClubThe regular meeting of the Afton Federated Garden Club was held March 13 ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 13-17Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    April 10, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Club news

    Creston Ladies Literary CircleCreston Ladies Literary Circle met April 4 at the home of Connie Rhine ...
    April 10, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 6-10Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    April 3, 2015 - 9:58 am

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