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  • 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 infe ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • 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 - 11:17 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 - 10:38 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 - 11:56 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
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  • 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 - 12:21 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 - 3:45 pm
  • 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
  • Verlyn Blevins – Creston

    Verlyn Blevins, 88, of Creston died May 4, 2015, at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, at the junction of ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:17 pm
  • Carl Riley – La Mesa, Calif.

    Carl Riley, 86, of La Mesa, CA, died April 30, 2015, at Lake Murray Terrace, La Mesa CA. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. May 7 at the El Cajon Mortua ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • 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 - 1:00 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 - 12:42 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 - 10:51 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 - 10:52 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 - 1:33 pm
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousTraffic complaint, 5:33 a.m., April 27.Traffic complaint, 5:18 p.m., April 27.Accident, ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Hayden Lee Wood, 21, of Rock Port, Mo., was charged with possession of marijuana 7:32 p.m. Sunday in ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Police

    Susan Lemon, 46, 409 S. Vine St., was charged with driving while barred 5:05 p.m. Monday at her resi ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • Accident

    Scott Joseph Draman, 25, 710 N. Sycamore St., was cited for failure to yield after an accident 2:45 ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • 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 - 10:24 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAssistance, 12:10 p.m., Tuesday, North Elm Street.Medical, 2:26 p.m., Tuesday, Commerce ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:26 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 - 10:25 am
  • How time flies

    My, how time flies! It has only been 40 plus years ago in 1973 when we decided that Creston needed a bookstore.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Protect air, water, soil

    The following is a quote from an article by Jill Richardson titled "Approval of New Chemical-Resistant GMOs Likely to Prompt Pesticide Escalation."
    May 5, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • Richardson: Welcome to the real world

    I was planning to write this column about a bunch of nerdy stuff. For starters, the new Avengers movie came out Thursday. Then, Saturday was Free Comi ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Waddingham: Trying to catch my breath after the Drake Relays

    I feel like I am still trying to catch my breath from the 2015 Drake Relays.No, I didn’t get to race ...
    April 29, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Waddingham: Gearing up for PIF Week

    One of my favorite signs of spring is when the magnolia trees erupt into full blossom and the grass springs back to its lively green color.
    April 24, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Paulsen: A few tickets left for the Barnstormers game

    The big Southwest Iowa night at the Iowa Barnstormers game will be May 2. Here’s your chance to take in a game plus a pre-game tailgate for only $10.
    April 28, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • Richardson: A reunion with my childhood

    First of all, I want to personally thank everyone who has taken the time to boost my self-esteem these past two weeks. I’ve had several comments on ho ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Please respect the ISSB gardens

    I'm passionate about designing and planting the gardens for ISSB, and I hear people appreciate the beauty when they drive or walk by. The Adams Street ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Poolman: Comics, firefighting blurring gender lines

    A few months ago, I sat on the couch of my friend Nicole Shope watching something on Netflix.We were ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Salute to our veterans

    From Marion E. Chubick, U.S. Army veteranCrestonOur area veterans deserve recognition for their sacr ...
    April 9, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMay 4-8Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-24 ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:58 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 - 10:54 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met April 15.Canasta winners were Wanda Nash, f ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsDateMenu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:04 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 - 10:45 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 13-17Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    April 10, 2015 - 10:58 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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