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  • Panthers advance 10 despite 'ugliest' sectional performance

    WINTERSET — It wasn't the same crisp Panther wrestling that Creston/O-M head coach Darrell Frain has become accustomed to seeing from his team here on ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Weekend split for Panther boys

    A solid winning effort was followed by Atlantic's all-time best individual performance in weekend action for the Creston boys basketball team.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:29 am
  • Panther girls split weekend games

    The Creston girls basketball team and senior Caitlin McIlravy continued their offensive breakout with a Friday home win over Red Oak, before the offen ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:29 am
  • Weekend basketball scores

    FRIDAY’S GAMES BOYS BASKETBALL Bedford 79, Wayne, Corydon 62 Central Decatur, Leon 65, Southwest ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Lenox's Brown inks with UNI

    LENOX — Lenox senior Spencer Brown is headed to the “big time.”The 6-9, 235-pound Brown signed his N ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Spartans tune up with 85-51 victory

    It wasn't a work of art, but the Southwestern men's team got a tuneup in for Saturday's conference matchup with Des Moines Area Community College Thur ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Dutch back on track with a healthy Taylor

    PELLA — The Central College men's basketball team and forward Colby Taylor are both getting healthy at the same time.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • McIlravy stars in Panther rout of Clarinda

    Creston senior Caitlin McIlravy entered Thursday's game with just six points for the season and no made 3-pointers.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Area girls basketball

    MOUNT AYR — Jessica Nelson led four Nodaway Valley players scoring in double figures with 18 points Thursday in a 66-53 victory over Mount Ayr.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • High school basketball scores

    BOYS BAKSETBALLBedford 69, Southwest Valley 50 Central Decatur, Leon 56, Martensdale-St. Marys 48 (O ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Frances Saltzman - Mount Ayr

    Frances Jeanette Sheumaker Saltzman, 98, of Mount Ayr died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. T ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Don Pottinger - Creston

    Don “Tiger” Pottinger, 86, of Creston died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Patrick Hollinrake - Creston

    Patrick Hollinrake, 66, of Creston died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • George Dailey - Maloy

    George Dailey, 92, of Maloy died Feb. 6, 2016, at Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Watson-Armstr ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Bob Fulton - Creston

    Bob Fulton, 78, of Creston died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at his home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Frances Saltzman - Mount Ayr

    Frances (Sheumaker) Saltzman, 98, of Mount Ayr died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Betty Weller - Bedford

    Celebration of life funeral services for Betty Weller, 91, of Bedford, who passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at the Clearview Home in Clearfield, will ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • John Northup - Iowa City

    John A. Northup, 60, of Iowa City died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at Iowa City Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. F ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Dorothy John - Lenox

    Celebration of life funeral services for Dorothy John, 96, of Lenox who passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at the Lenox Care Center will be held 10 ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Roxanne Southwick - Creston

    Roxanne Edwards Southwick, 40, of Creston died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will b ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAccident, 6:54 p.m., Friday, Wyoming Avenue.Medical, 2:16 a.m., Saturday, North Spruce ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Police

    Carrie Ann Johns, 41, 508 S. Birch St., was charged on a Union County warrant for operating while in ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 4:35 a.m., Thursday, West Adams Street.Medical, 8:25 p.m., Thursday, East Town ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:07 am
  • Police

    Kent Kristian Collins, 43, of Winterset was charged with driving while suspended 1:23 a.m. today at ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:07 am
  • Sheriff

    Mitchell Kenneth Venteicher, 31, of Jefferson was charged on a Union County warrant for probation vi ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • Police

    Kevin Anthony Harden, 21, 702 S. Poplar St. Apt. 4, was charged with driving while suspended 3:30 a. ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 10:41 a.m., Wednesday, West Townline Street.Medical, 1:38 p.m., Wednesday, Wes ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:50 a.m., Tuesday, Elm Drive. ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousAlarm, 10:04 a.m., Tuesday, North Pine Street.Incomplete 911 call, 11:59 a.m., Tuesday, ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 9:16 p.m. Tuesday on Pole Road.According to a Union Count ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Poolman: Caucusing for a better country

    The first and only time I've ever caucused was the year I turned 19, when Barack Obama was not in office yet and John McCain had Sarah Palin as a runn ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Richardson: Monday's real caucus winner? Iowans

    You could feel it in the air Monday night. It was hanging somewhere in the chilly February breeze that, just a few hours later, would bring the Iowa b ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Paulsen: I'll be glad when Monday is over with!

    I've seen enough political ads in the past month to last me the next five years. Plus, I'm tired of my phone ringing seven or eight times a night with ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 2:35 pm
  • It's time to make a decision

    Where did it go? Did we throw it away? America, is it gone forever? Take a look around at what our society has become. Basic moral values of right and ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Dolecheck’s details

    The second week of session has started, and another heated debate over school funding has begun. It is important to understand the facts upon which th ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Make America great again by caucusing

    From Jonathan L. Ehrlich Creston Less than 20 percent of eligible voters in Iowa usually caucus. Establishment candidates want as few voters as possib ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Bower: Not crazy about caucuses

    I am so looking forward to next Tuesday. The caucuses will be over and, for me, it will be a relief. I will attend and support a candidate, but I woul ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Bed bugs and politicians

    From Birdie Sandeman Creston Bed bugs and politicians are both hard to get rid of. Rumor has it, extreme heat can get rid of both.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • See you on caucus night

    The Iowa caucuses matter, and it is important that Iowa continues to lead the nation in the process of electing the next president. A large number par ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Poolman: Valentine's Day is approaching

    Everyone who hasn't been living in a hole the last month may have noticed the shiny red and pink packaging glaring from that first Hy-Vee aisle. The d ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston meals Feb. 8 to 12 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: herb crusted pork, bread dressing, country vegetable b ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Club news

    The Book Club The Book Club met 12:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in Creston at the home of Pat Pokorny. Barbara Thomsen gave the book report on the autobiography “A ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston meals Feb. 1 to 5 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: chicken supreme, cheesy whipped potatoes, broccoli and ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Club news

    Chapter LG P.E.O. met Jan. 19 at Homestead with Carol Harrison as hostess. Thirteen members responded to roll call. Julie Christensen provided the pro ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston meals Jan. 25 to 29 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: salisbury beef, cheesy potatoes, cabbage, wheat roll, ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Club news

    TOPS 1338 TOPS 1338, Creston met Jan. 4 for their its meeting of 2016 at First United Methodist Church. Weigh-in was from 5 to 5:30 p.m.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston meals Jan. 18 to 22 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: potato crusted fish, oven roasted potatoes, creamed s ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Club news

    Crest Area for Life Crest Area for Life met 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Holy Spirit Hall. President Meg Crawford opened the meeting with the right to l ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston meals Jan. 11 to 15 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: herb crusted pork, bread dressing, country vegetable ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Wednesday, Dec. 30. Canasta winners were Gwen Sandeman, first; Barb Bills, second; and Buelah McDonald, third. Maxine M ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 11:11 am

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