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  • McKinley Park fishing contest results

    Ages 8 and younger Most 1. Ethan Branan of Corning (10) 2. Natalie Mullen of Creston (9) 3. Konner Fletchall of Creston (7)
    July 27, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Clinton hits issues, addresses email controversy in Winterset

    Under a shade tree in the middle of the Madison County Historical Complex in Winterset Saturday evening, former first lady and secretary of state Hill ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Creston public library receives DEKKO grant

    DEKKO Foundation has awarded the Creston Public Library $18,510 for the purchase of technology to create two “discovery and learning centers” within t ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Twenty-fifth anniversay of Disabilities Act commemorated

    Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement commemorating the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Di ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • College news

    University of IowaIOWA CITY - The following area students have been named to the dean's list for the ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Scientists identify "close cousin" to Earth

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.
    July 24, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Hillary Clinton in Winterset Saturday

    Hillary Clinton will be in southwest Iowa this weekend. Clinton — the Democratic front runner for president and former U.S. secretary of state — will ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Adair tractors will roll Aug.1

    GREENFIELD - The Adair County Historical Society will host its sixth annual Heritage Tractor Ride Aug. 1. The ride will highlight the Mormon Trail.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Corning fire station complete

    CORNING — Corning firefighters held an open house in honor of the official completion of the new Corning fire station Sunday, and between 300 and 400 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Local photographer fundraising for rural Iowa photobook project

    It started with a drive through Macksburg. Michael Nixt, 31, was traveling down a street in the small town when he found himself examining the old-sty ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Sweet redemption

    FORT DODGE — From the first pitch of the game, when Creston leadoff batter Josie Sickels roped a single down the left field line, Friday was a new day ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Nielsen, Ricker contribute in Shrine Bowl win

    CEDAR FALLS — Creston/O-M senior Alex Nielsen and Mount Ayr senior Joe Ricker walked off the UNI-Dome field in November having been defeated in their ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Seniors leave their own legacy in Creston softball

    FORT DODGE — Natalie Mostek remembers the feeling of coming up short of a state tournament chance in 2012, a 2-1 loss to eventual state champion India ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Panthers sail 9-0 in third-place game

    Creston defeated Pella 9-0 to capture third place in the Class 4A State Softball Tournament Friday afternoon.
    July 24, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Fishing report

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the w ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • High Lakes Outdoor Alliance trapshooting

    Scores from the third week of competition in the High Lakes Outdoor Alliance summer trapshooting league follow below.
    July 24, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYLadies Golf LeagueJuly 14Low score — Fay Parkins, 34.Low score with handicap — Mary Jo Bo ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Sports briefs

    Cross country campCreston cross country camp for grades 6-12 will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 3 and Aug. ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Nielsen, Ricker to play in Shrine Bowl Saturday

    CEDAR FALLS — When a select group of recent graduates take the football field one last time as high school athletes here Saturday, a pair of CNA area ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Big inning powers Winterset past Panthers in semis

    The magic ran out. After winning two straight postseason games by one run in come-from-behind fashio ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Karen Donner - Afton

    Karen Donner, 74, of Afton died July 25, 2015, at Afton Care Center.Services are pending at Pearson ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Verlyne Westphal - Corning

    Verlyne Westphal, 85, of Corning died July 25, 2015 at his home in Corning.Services are pending at P ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Larry "Red" Van Pelt - Indianola

    A celebration of life visitation for Larry “Red” Van Pelt, 81, who passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at the VA Hospital in Des Moines, will be held fr ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Alan England - Clearfield

    Alan England, 49, of Clearfield died July 23, 2015, at the Mosiac Life Center in St. Joseph, Mo. Fun ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Beverly June Betts - Omaha, Neb.

    Beverly June Betts, Omaha NESep 15, 1931 – Jul 16, 2015A long time resident of Creston IA, Beverly w ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Howard Van Pelt - Scottsdale, Ariz.

    R. Howard Van Pelt, 80, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Corning, died Jan. 29, 2015 in Scottsdale.
    July 23, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Tyler Cross - Corning

    Tyler Cross, 17, of Corning, died July 13, 2015, at Blank Children’s Hospital, Des Moines. A celebration of life service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sa ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Carolyn Tuttle - Orient

    Carolyn Tuttle, 68, of Orient died July 16, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Power Funeral Home, junction ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Dick Walter – Lenox

    Celebration of Life Funeral Services for Dick Walter, age 86, of Lenox, who went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at his home in Lenox wi ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Clifford "Cliff" Brown - Corning

    M. Clifford "Cliff" Brown, 94, of Corning died July 13, 2015, at the Corning Nursing and Rehab Center, Corning. A celebration of life service will be ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Aaron Raoul Mills, 21, of Omaha was charged with possession of marijuana 9 p.m. Friday in Adams Coun ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Police

    Roger Straw, 38, 702 N. Poplar St., was charged with violation of protection order 9:30 a.m. Friday ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:29 a.m., Friday, Industrial Parkway.Medical, 1:23 p.m., Friday, Grand Avenu ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Police

    Brandon Barrett, 18, of Afton was charged on a Union County warrant for probation violation 10:50 a. ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousFire alarm, 4:23 p.m., Thursday, West Prairie Street.Medical, 8:29 p.m., Thursday, Crom ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Police

    Donavon Houghmaster, 16, 610 W. Montgomery, was referred to juvenile authorities for fifth-degree th ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAccident, 10:08 a.m., Wednesday, Highway 34.Medical, 1:55 p.m., Wednesday, North Sumner ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousReckless driving, 7:52 a.m., Tuesday, East Townline Road.Welfare check, 9:40 a.m., Tues ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousGood intent call, 8:32 a.m., Tuesday, North Maple Street.Medical, 2:24 p.m., Tuesday, W ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Tyler Gage, 29, of Bridgewater was charged on an Adair County warrant for fifth-degree theft 10:15 a ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Reunion

    Kent PicnicThe 18th annual Kent picnic was held July 18 at the Salem Lutheran Church, Creston.Those ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Club news

    TOPS 1338TOPS 1338, Creston met July 13 with 10 members weighing in. Carol Sheldahl was best loser a ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Congregate Meals

    Creston mealsJuly 27-31Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 20-24Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met July 9 with eight attending at The Pizza Ranch.The next meeting ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Reunion

    Mitchell Reunion/ExpeditionThe second annual Mitchell reunion/expedition was held June 19-21 at Gree ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 13-17Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Reunion

    Hewitt Butler ReunionThe Hewitt Butler reunion will be held noon Sunday at Regency Park, 612 Grand A ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 6-10Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Reunions

    Tom Dwyer ReunionThe Tom Dwyer reunion will be held July 12 at the club house at 1329 S.E. Universit ...
    July 3, 2015 - 10:58 am

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