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  • Janice Schilling - Orient

    Janice Schilling, 69, of Orient died Friday, July 29, 2016, at her home in Orient. A memorial gathe ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • Louis Blazek

    Louis Blazek, 82, of Creston died Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:32 pm
  • Wilma Johnson - Carmel, Ind.

    Wilma Johnson, 93, of Carmel, Indiana, formerly of Creston, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at St. Vincent Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Carol Little - Corning

    Carol E. Little, 84, of Corning died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at his home in Corning. Funeral service ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Wilma Johnson - Carmel, Ind.

    Wilma Johnson, 93, of Carmel, Indiana, formerly of Creston, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at St. Vincent Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Ethel Campbell - Shannon City

    Ethel Campbell, 78, of Shannon City died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Fun ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Carol Little - Corning

    Carol Little, 84, of Corning died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at his home in Corning. Funeral services a ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Kae Johnston - Creston

    Kae M. Johnston, 76, of Creston died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Celebration of life services will be ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Walter “Gerry” Wurster - Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

    Walter “Gerry” Wurster, formerly of Lenox and Mount Ayr, passed away Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Cheryl Henry - New Brighton, Minn.

    Cheryl Henry, 71, of New Brighton, Minnesota, formerly of Creston, died Friday, July 29, 2016, in New Brighton, Minnesota.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Police

    Danica Hornyak, 28, 1001 W. Adams St., was cited for allowing an animal to run at large 9:45 a.m. Mo ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 10:15 a.m., Tuesday, North Bureau Street.Fire alarm, 3:51 p.m., Tuesday, Acade ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • Police

    Larry Joe Warrior, 27, of Fontanelle was charged with third-degree theft 3:23 p.m. Monday at Union C ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Sheriff

    Laura Hartman, 1681 230th St., reported her mailbox had been destroyed 10:39 p.m. Sunday.Damage esti ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Police

    Brian Clair Smith, 35, 807 N. Vine St., was charged on a Union County warrant for second-offense del ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Sheriff

    Heather Layne Green, 30, Bedford was charged on a Union County warrant for three counts of prohibite ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Police

    Kane Allen Michael Farlow, 18, 1106 W. Montgomery St., was charged on a Union County warrant for ope ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 7:10 a.m., Wednesday, East Townline Street.Medical, 1:07 a.m., today, North El ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 6:52 p.m., Tuesday, Laurel Street. ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Police

    Gary Clear of Afton reported his utility trailer was taken between noon Saturday and noon Tuesday fr ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Kronberg: Joys and heartbreak at the Olympic games

    The Olympics have so many good things going for them. There’s unbridled joy when an athlete does we ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Bower: Prepare for more roadblocks

    When I heard Donald Trump declare this election is rigged, and the only way Hillary can win is by cheating, my first thought was, "oh great, here we g ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • On being well liked

    Often Christians find they are not very well liked by people who are in sin, denominationalists and sectarians, and even their own brothers in Christ.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Peterson: College moving day opens door to a new chapter

    I've been seeing a lot of posts on social media recently about moving kids off to college for the first time. A painful rite of passage for parents, n ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Bullock: High school seniors can't go wrong serving others

    The new school year will be here before we know it and high school seniors will be filled with a mixture of anticipation, excitement and anxiety as th ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • What is to be done, farm crisis in the making?

    by Bob KrauseFairfieldOnly 35 years after the 1980s farm crisis, another storm seems to be brewing. ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Creston is a lovely city

    by Alane WatkinsFoster City, CaliforniaAs a RAGBRAI rider, I think the city of Creston went above an ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Find a storm shelter

    Into every life, sooner or later, the rains descend, the floods come and the winds blow and beat. For one man, the “house” of his life falls in ruins, ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Paulsen: A trip to our 49th state

    I had a chance to visit the largest of the 50 United States these past two weeks. My wife and I took ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Bower: This election is no joke

    For a very long time I’ve been fascinated by politics. So, as you might guess, I’m finding this year’s election one of the most interesting I’ve ever ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston meals Aug. 22-26 Monday: chicken a la king, whipped potatoes, broccoli, wheat bread, bread pudding with lemon glaze.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner Club Kent Dinner Club met Aug. 11 with 10 attending. Next meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Pizza Ranch.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Club news

    Joan, Lois, Jessica and Rhonda approved the financial report and minutes during the July 11 meeting in the MAP Conference Room. They discussed the upc ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 15-19Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Club news

    Alpha Sigma Master of Beta Sigma Phi International met July 28 at Pizza Ranch with Norma Putnam as hostess. After a buffet meal, Cheryl McClure presid ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Reunions

    The third-annual Alvin and Lois Mitchell reunion and camping expedition was held July 7-10 at Green Valley State Park north of Creston with the 76 att ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 8-12Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 25-29Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Reunion

    The 19th annual Kent picnic was held July 16 at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston.Those who attended ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met July 14 with 12 attending.Next meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Aug. 1 ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:14 pm

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