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  • College news

    DES MOINES – The Mercy College scholarship selection committee has announced that Stephanie Smith of Greenfield, a student at Mercy College of Health ...
    July 22, 2016 - 2:48 pm
  • Fishing regulations to be relaxed at McKinley Lake

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will relax fishing regulations at McKinley Lake, effective immediately, due to a water level drawdown needed ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Five minutes with Tara Hanson, co-owner of Adams Street Espresso

    FAMILY: Husband, Rick, who co-owns Adams Street Espresso; daughter, Emma, 14; stepdaughter, Jenny, 36; stepson, Tyler, 34; and four grandchildren
    July 22, 2016 - 2:37 pm
  • School lunches

    Southwest Valley - summer menuMonday: cheeseburger, french fries, lettuce, tomato.Tuesday: breaded l ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • CHS calendar

    July 25-30TuesdayTBD varsity baseball state at IHSAA.FridayTBD varsity baseball state at IHSAA.Satur ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Green Valley Lake microcystin levels high

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources testing results for this week show microcystin/blue-green algae levels are high at Green Valley Lake near Cre ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • 'Milkweed Matters' to RAGBRAI riders

    In an effort to promote the habitat of the monarch butterfly, riders on the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) will participat ...
    July 22, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Nodaway Valley student killed in motorcycle accident

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A motorcycle-SUV collision took the life of 17-year-old Zoey Van Eaton of Fontanelle 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in west Nashville, Tenness ...
    July 22, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • First female student from Leslie's Dance competes in national pageant

    GREENFIELD – For the first time, a female student from Leslie’s Dance and Tumbling in Creston competed in a national pageant in Nashville, Tennessee.
    July 22, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • New security cameras approved by Creston Schools

    New security cameras will be implemented as part of a $600,000 plan to improve security, the Creston Community School District board approved unamious ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Dream postseason ride ends at state for NV baseball

    DES MOINES — Nodaway Valley's run to the state baseball tournament provided Wolverine backers many exciting moments. Early on, the Wolverines gave the ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Seventh is swell for Creston softball

    FORT DODGE — After two long hot days in Fort Dodge, Creston softball takes home hardware naming them as the seventh best team in Class 4A.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • Lamb, Wolverines savoring state baseball trip

    DES MOINES — Nodaway Valley senior Jackson Lamb has participated in other sports at the state level, and so have many of his teammates.
    July 22, 2016 - 1:33 am
  • Sweet conclusion to season for Roadrunners softball

    FORT DODGE — Interstate 35 junior Josie Wickett and her teammates had big grins on their faces. As a member of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic U ...
    July 22, 2016 - 1:38 am
  • Creston softball splits Thursday games, takes seventh in 4A

    A split was how Creston softball ended its 2016 season at the state tournament. A Thursday late-afternoon 4-3 win over Bishop Heelan gave the Panthers ...
    July 22, 2016 - 2:31 pm
  • Roadrunners place fifth in Class 2A

    FORT DODGE — Interstate 35's softball team successfully concluded its season with a pair of wins in consolation play Thursday at the state softball to ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:55 pm
  • NV turns the lights out on Blue Devils

    Not even a 50-minute delay because the lights wouldn't come on at Panther Field could stop Nodaway Valley from securing its first trip to the State Ba ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Panthers headed to consolation bracket

    FORT DODGE — Creston came up short in its effort to repeat last season's feat of winning an opening round game at state and fell 5-1 to a stronger Fai ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Fairfield pitcher baffles Panthers

    FORT DODGE — Creston’s offense looked to have Fairfield senior pitcher Allie Deao dialed in early when Panther senior Taylor Briley crushed the first ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Creston state softball tournament update

    FORT DODGE — Creston could not find a way to repeat last year's feat of winning an opening-round game at state and fell 5-1 to Fairfield on Wednesday.
    July 20, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • Clifford Reed - Ellston

    Clifford (Gene) Reed, 68, of Ellston died Friday, July 22, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston.
    July 22, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Mark Meier - West Des Moines

    Mark “Moose” Meier, 28, of West Des Moines died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at his home in West Des Moines.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Linda Medland - Newton

    Linda Neal (Cathcart) Medland, passed away peacefully July 17, 2016, at Park Centre in Newton. She was the daughter of James and LaVera (McKern) Cathc ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Jimmie Lee Lednum - Creston

    Jimmie Lee Lednum, 79, of Creston died Saturday, July 16, 2016. According to his wishes, there will ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Helen Stutt - Creston

    Helen Stutt, 85, of Creston died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Pr ...
    July 18, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Nicole Carmichael - Ottawa, Kan.

    On Jan. 26, 1980, a baby girl was born at 6:29 p.m. in Red Oak. She was named Nicole May. On July 9, 1980, Nicole had a change in her life and on July ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Leo Berry - Bendena, Kan.

    Leo Berry, 81, of Bendena, Kansas, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at a Kansas City hospital. Mass w ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:19 pm
  • E. Donald Widener - Creston

    E. Donald Widener, 94, of Creston died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at Afton Care Center in Afton. Celeb ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Twila Hightshoe - Creston

    Twila Hightshoe, 77, of Creston died Monday, July 11, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston.  Funera ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:23 pm
  • Billie Jean Barker - Lenox

    Funeral celebration of life services for Billie Jean Barker, 76, who passed away unexpectedly at her home Sunday, July 10, 2016, will be held 10 a.m. ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAlarm, 12:51 p.m., Thursday, South Sumner Street. ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Police

    Tyler Dillon Mackay, 701 W. Jefferson St. Apt. 4, said sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Accident

    Kane Allen Michael Farlow, 18, of Creston was cited for reckless driving after an accident 6:10 p.m. ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAccident, 6:10 p.m., Wednesday, Highway 34.Medical, 7:10 p.m., Wednesday, Grand Avenue. ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Police

    Kane Allen Michael Farlow, 18, 1106 W. Montgomery St., was charged with felony eluding causing bodil ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Police

    Tawanya Wyett, 30, 601 W. Adams St., was charged with allowing an animal to run at large 7:37 p.m. T ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 12:47 a.m. Thursday in Ringgold County.According to an Io ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    William Scott Davis of Corning was charged with three counts of intent to deliver on certain or real ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Police

    T’Lee Jones, 702 S. Poplar St., reported a door to her residence was damaged between 6 p.m. June 26 ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Jimmy Lee Harris, 27, of Sergeant Bluff was charged with driving under suspension 10:24 p.m. July 3 ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Come to the fair, it's all about 'more'

    The Union County Fair is July 23-28 at the fairgrounds in Afton. Everyone is invited to come out for the fun, food, exhibits, animals, activities and ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Creston softball takes on own personality

    FORT DODGE — Each season, a new group of players steps out onto the softball field. Some have been their for a long time, the program’s juniors and ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Join the fun at Gibson Memorial Library

    Did you know that Gibson Memorial Library was in fact a Pokéstop? You might not, but with Pokémon Go sending everyone around town capturing monsters w ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • The town will be overfull in 11 days

    Look for about 20,000 extra people in Creston on July 25 for the RAGBRAI overnight stop.Most all the ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Enjoy the fun at the library fundraising event

    Gibson Memorial Library is excited to announce its fundraising campaign kickoff event that is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. This event w ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • CARTER: Not the first rodeo, but maybe more special

    It’s kind of a big deal. Continued disappointments  to one team lingered in the minds of those ass ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • 'A Sunday with Matilda'

    In recent weeks, it has been my pleasure to update area civic groups on the development of the Creston Area Library and Cultural Center, and the manif ...
    July 13, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Double standard

    Hillary Clinton would be better off if Bill Clinton would recuse himself from her campaign.Sometimes ...
    July 12, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Sad news from Friday's accident

    We are terribly saddened to have learned that a traffic accident Friday in Ringgold County took the lives of Renea Baker, a para-educator at Creston C ...
    July 12, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • KRONBERG: Farewell to an NBA legend

    Watching the fourth quarter of game six of the NBA’s Western Conference semifinals this season between Oklahoma City and San Antonio told me the inevi ...
    July 12, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • 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
  • College news

    Simpson CollegeCaleb Thompson, a Creston resident and senior at Simpson College in Indianola, has be ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 18-22Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Club news

    TOPS IA #1338TOPS IA #1338 met to weigh in 5 p.m. June 27 at the First United Methodist Church in Cr ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Retirement open house for Dolecheck

    A permanent vacation has been brewing and the family of Eula Dolecheck is hosting an open house in honor of her retirement from Bunn-O-Matic.
    July 12, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 11-15Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Club news

    Alpha Sigma Master chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Thursday, June 23, at the home of Marilyn Blazek. Cheryl McClure presided. All members were present a ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • P.E.O. holds convention

    Jodi Emerson, delegate from Chapter AZ, Iowa, and Marcia Riley, delegate from Chapter LG, Iowa, attended the 124th-annual convention of Iowa State Cha ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:17 am

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