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  • Panthers take care of business on opening night

    CORNING — Creston’s baseball team did a number of things well, has a few areas to work on early in the season.
    May 23, 2017 - 9:23 am
  • MA's Shields, Schafer on to state

    ANITA — Mount Ayr senior Tessa Shields knows what it's like to play at the girls state golf tournament, having qualified as a freshman and a sophomore ...
    May 23, 2017 - 8:55 am
  • Hot sticks power Panther softball on opening night

    CORNING — Creston senior Cammy Rutherford did not need long to shake off the rust on the softball diamond.
    May 23, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • Back to state

    ADEL — Creston/Orient-Macksburg’s girls golf team gathered on the practice green of River Valley Golf Course after Monday’s Class 4A Regional Girls Go ...
    May 23, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Corder is All-Iowa

    GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley's Jared Corder received commendation from the Des Moines Register this past weekend when he was named one of 12 players to ...
    May 23, 2017 - 8:54 am
  • Panthers score playoff win

    Creston's boys soccer team did not play its cleanest game of the year, but the Panthers advance just the same to the next round of Class 1A substate 7 ...
    May 23, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Somers' season comes to an end

    ATLANTIC — Creston/Orient-Macksburg’s Kyle Somers sat in the clubhouse of the Atlantic Golf & Country Club.
    May 22, 2017 - 3:45 am
  • On top of the world

    DES MOINES — When Spencer shot putter Brandi Botcher threw her sixth throw short of 42 feet, Hannah Hood knew she had won.
    May 22, 2017 - 3:37 am
  • Harper a first-time medalist

    DES MOINES — For the second time in the race, Emma Harper found herself boxed in.While it wasn’t ide ...
    May 22, 2017 - 3:29 am
  • Seasons end for EU, MA boys golf

    ANITA — Mount Ayr’s boys golf team took a step forward from the Class 1A sectional meet the week before during Friday’s district meet at Crestwood Hil ...
    May 22, 2017 - 3:37 am
  • Emma 'Fern' Klindt - Springfield, Mo.

    Emma “Fern” Klindt, 94, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Creston and Bethany, Missouri, went to be with the Lord Friday evening, May 5, 2017, sur ...
    May 23, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Virginia Kirk - Marshalltown

    Virginia Kirk, 82, of Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, formerly of rural Lorimor, passed away May 16, 2017, and rejoined her loving husband, Ben. S ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Virginia Powell - Mount Ayr

    Virginia Powell, 90, of Mount Ayr, formerly of Blockton, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesda ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Jim George - Diagonal

    Jim George, 77, of Diagonal died Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Armstr ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Richard Roe - Bloomington, Minn.

    At the age of 86, Richard L. Roe went home to be with the Lord and his heavenly family on Tuesday, May 10, 2017, while residing at Friendship Village ...
    May 15, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Carol McGuire - Thayer

    Carol McGuire, 59, of Thayer died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at her home near Thayer. A celebration of life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Mardelle Harris - Atlantic

    Mardelle M. Harris, 85, of Atlantic passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Panora Nursing and Rehab in Panora. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Sat ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Judy Clark - Creston

    Judy Clark, 74, of Creston died Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial celebration of life services will be 1 ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Judy Brown - Des Moines

    Union County Board of Supervisors, 9 a.m. Monday, Board Room, Union County Courthouse. Agenda includes: 9:05 a.m. open forum; 9:10 a.m. Katie Carlton, ...
    May 12, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Carol McGuire - Thayer

    Carol McGuire, 59, of Thayer died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at her home near Thayer. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge St., in ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Justice Guy Myers, 19, of Villisca was charged with possession of a controlled substance 9:35 p.m., ...
    May 22, 2017 - 3:50 pm
  • Police

    Jeremy Ray Goodson, 38, 313 N. Walnut St. was charged with possession of a controlled substance 3 a. ...
    May 22, 2017 - 3:49 pm
  • Police

    Lindsey Veitz, 27, 500 W. Seneca St., was charged with second-offense operating while intoxicated 2: ...
    May 18, 2017 - 8:09 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Kiley Marie Hannan, 36, of Des Moines was charged with driving under suspension 7:45 p.m. May 7 in A ...
    May 16, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Police

    Trey Mills, 20, of Kent, was charged with trespassing 12 p.m. Saturday at 806 Laurel St.According to ...
    May 15, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Kyle Hoadley, 28, 404 N. Cherry St., was charged with two counts of trespassing and two counts of fi ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Spencer Douglas Calkins, 18, of Corning was charged with operating while intoxicated 1:03 p.m. May 1 in Adair County.
    May 11, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters were dispatched to a fire alarm activation 11:04 a.m. May 3 at 605 Grand Ave.Ac ...
    May 10, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Police

    PoliceSeth Preston, 38, 402 S. Walnut St., was charged with possession of paraphernalia, possession ...
    May 10, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Sheriff

    Dustin Ray Kilgore, 37, 1503 N. Lincoln St. Apt. 6 was charged with driving while barred 8:30 a.m. A ...
    May 10, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Life with a broken mind: my battle with bipolar depression

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on CNA Sports Editor Ryan Kronberg’s battle with depression.
    May 23, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • The Bible and the TV Guide

    On the table side by side The Holy Bible and the TV Guide One is well-worn and cherished with pride, But that one is not the Bible; it's the TV Guide.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • What happened to all the track athletes?

    This column has been a long time coming.Now, before I really dive in, let me say a few things. First ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Be a responsible pet owner

    From Julie Ackley - PostmasterCrestonIn April, the United States Postal Service promoted National Do ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Ding ding DONG!

    From Birdie SandemanCrestonAfter several frustrating months of decisions, my personal phone book is ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • A final lesson from the professor of history

    Randy Hughes gave one final lesson Friday night to 100 or so Southwestern Community College graduates.
    May 17, 2017 - 1:06 am
  • Don't forget good old Mothers Day is Sunday

    Sunday is “Mom’s special day.” A chance to say “thanks” to all those special ladies in your lives.I ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • The beginning and end of each day truly matters

    The school year is winding down, but there are still four solid weeks for learning and accomplishments to happen. Our students and staff continue to c ...
    May 9, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • A big thanks to Creston's local businesses

    In this month’s article, the Creston Chamber of Commerce would like to acknowledge and thank the many businesses that call Creston home. We feel it is ...
    May 4, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Eagles in a storm

    Did you know that an eagle knows when a storm is approaching long before it breaks? The eagle will fly to a high spot and wait for the winds to come. ...
    May 4, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 22-26 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: chicken a la king, carrots, stewed tomatoes, biscuit, slice pears.
    May 19, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Club news

    GRMC Hospital Auxiliary Board Joan called the May meeting of GRMC Hospital Auxiliary Board to order with Nancy, Lois, Joan, Bev, Martha, Sandy, Jordan ...
    May 19, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Reunions

    The 2017 Zion School reunion banquet is planned for Saturday, May 27, at Henry Wallace Center in rural Orient. Social hour begins at 4:30 p.m. and din ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Club news

    On May 1, GFWC/Iowa Bancroft History Assembly met at the home of Kay Ritter for the final meeting of the year. Brunch was served by the hostess at 9:3 ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 15-19 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: baked chicken breast, savory apricot sauce, whole red potatoes, parslie ...
    May 12, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 8-12 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: potato crusted fish or western baked beef, macaroni and cheese, Brussels ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Club news

    Creston Lions met 6:30 p.m. May 2 at the Pizza Ranch. Mike Duckworth, president, opened the meeting and led in the flag ceremony. The invocation was g ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Reunion

    The 86th Cromwell School alumni banquet will be held May 27 at Supertel Inn and Conference Center, 800 Laurel St., in Creston. Honored classes will be ...
    May 5, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Congregate meals

    May 1-5 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Swiss steak, red potatoes, carrots, wheat bread, fruit cocktail.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Club news

    Members of the Afton Federated Garden Club met 11:30 a.m. April 14 at the Afton Community Center to work on projects for the plant sale in May.
    April 28, 2017 - 11:06 am

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