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  • 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
  • Pitching in

    A mild and breezy Sunday with clear skies greeted residents one day after a violent tornado shredded much of northwest Creston in the early ...
    April 18, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • 5 minutes with Gary O'Daniels, track starter/official

    AGE: 74HOMETOWN: I’m originally from Missouri Valley, but Creston is my hometown now since we’ve been here for 30-plus years.FAMILY: Wife, P ...
    April 18, 2017 - 11:11 am
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  • Tigers claw past field at Mt. Ayr

    MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr had itself a nice night to host its annual Raiders Relays Tuesday.The Raiders ...
    April 26, 2017 - 3:44 am
  • Sports briefs: Spartans to be honored at I-Cubs game Thursday

    Southwestern Community College's national championship basketball team will be honored at Thursday's Iowa Cubs home game at Principal Park in Des Moin ...
    April 26, 2017 - 3:29 am
  • Personal records reached by Panther duo

    CARLISLE — Thanks to sickness, injury and personal matters, the Creston boys track and field team brought two members to Carlisle’s meet Tuesday.
    April 26, 2017 - 3:27 am
  • Somers, Panther boys golfers enjoy solid day Tuesday

    MORAVIA — Creston/Orient-Macksburg's boys golf team rose to the challenge during Tuesday’s North/South Classic at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake.
    April 26, 2017 - 3:27 am
  • 'Much needed' team win

    CHARITON — Runnin on a quick surface as the biggest school at Chariton's meet Monday, the Creston girls track and field team put their talents on full ...
    April 26, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Titans wear down Panther boys in second half

    Creston boys soccer team started feeling the affects of eight games in six days later in Tuesday’s Hawkeye 10 match against Lewis Central.
    April 26, 2017 - 4:08 am
  • Titan offense too much for Panther girls soccer

    Lewis Central’s Grace Guidry and other Titans found room to roam in front of the Creston net during Tuesday’s Hawkeye 10 Conference girls soccer match ...
    April 26, 2017 - 4:10 am
  • Chilly but fun night at ACS

    CORNING – Saturday’s chilly temperatures promised for lots of horsepower but a need for hot chocolate as the racers took to the track. Ramsey Grinding ...
    April 25, 2017 - 8:41 pm
  • Relax, it's only the Drake Relays

    Heading into her second Drake Relays entered into the shot put once again, Creston senior Hannah Hood will be looking to greatly improve upon her perf ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:46 am
  • Trojans storm back against Panthers

    By relinquishing a 2-0 lead with two second-half Atlantic Trojans goals and a quick goal in overtime, the Creston boys soccer team stayed winless in H ...
    April 25, 2017 - 3:50 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
  • William 'Tom' Rechsteiner - Carlsbad, Calif.

    William “Tom” Rechsteiner, 73, of Carlsbad, California, formerly of Lenox, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at his home in Carlsbad, California. M ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:06 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
  • Adair County Sheriff

    John Michael Burgoyne, 39, of Creston was charged on an Adair County warrant for fifth-degree theft ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Police

    Terry Sprague, 310 N. Cedar St., reported miscellaneous tools were taken between 5 p.m. Monday and 5 ...
    April 19, 2017 - 10:29 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
  • A thank you for support staff during National Library Week

    During the week of April 9-15, we celebrate National Library Week. As a board, we want to thank our staff, volunteers and Friends of the Library who w ...
    April 11, 2017 - 11:16 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
  • Club news

    Members present at the March 20 Friends of the Library meeting were Emily Cook, Jessica Duncan, Judy Hoakison, Cari Jack, Marisue Lewis, Bunny Norton, ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Congregate meals

    March 27-31 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: balsamic onion chicken, oven roasted potatoes, mixed greens salad, as ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:49 am

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