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  • ALL ABOARD

    Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad employees, their families and special guests took part in two train rides departing from Creston aboar ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Bridge safety a county issue

    Construction options are open pending the results of a biannual bridge report done June 13 through Union County Secondary Roads.Zach Gunsoll ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Storms turn Father's Day weekend upside down in Taylor County

    BEDFORD – Father’s Day weekend took an unexpected turn for campers at Windmill Lake County Park in rural Taylor County Friday night.Straight ...
    June 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is June 22, the 173rd day of the year. So, there are 192 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for ...
    June 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Carter named CNA, OST sports editor

    Kaleb Carter has been named the new sports editor at Creston News Advertiser and Osceola Sentinel-Tribune in Osceola.Carter, 23, of Creston ...
    June 20, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Relay for Life photo package

    CNA photo by SCOTT VICKER Participants in the 2017 Relay for Life of Southwest Iowa walk around luminaries lighting up a darkened Creston C ...
    June 20, 2017 - 11:26 am
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  • School lunches

    Southwest Valley summer menu Monday: Mr. Ribb, tri-tator, lettuce. Tuesday: chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, bread slice.
    June 23, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • CCHS calendar

    Monday 6:15 a.m. softball summer weights at CCHS. 7:15 a.m. baseball summer weights at CCHS. 8:15 a.m. HS girls summer weights at CCHS. 9 to 11:30 a.m ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Bluegrass Blondies coming to Warren Center

    Some of Iowa’s best bluegrass music will take the stage when The Bluegrass Blondies perform 7 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Warren Cultural Center.
    June 23, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Union County Fair adds concert, extra day

    Additions and alterations are in order for this year’s Union County Fair.While historically a Saturd ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • County fair fundraising effort looks to build on success

    “Building on Tradition” is the fundraising campaign launched Feb. 1 to raise $1.5 million for a renovation project on the Union County Fairgrounds in ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • 5 minutes with David Negley, manager at Applegate Tax and Accounting

    AGE: 36HOMETOWN: WintersetFAMILY: Wife, DeAnne; children David Michael, Brennan, Natalie and AbiJOB ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Fourth of July entries due June 30

    Entries for the 10,000 Crestonians Fourth of July parade and Fourth of July talent show are due June 30.
    June 23, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Parade of Homes set for Saturday

    Looking for a future home design? Enjoy walking through houses? The Parade of Homes gives viewers that opportunity Saturday.
    June 22, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • ALL ABOARD

    Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad employees, their families and special guests took part in two train rides departing from Creston aboard the BNSF ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is June 22, the 173rd day of the year. So, there are 192 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ...
    June 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Tigers' defense shines in 12-1 victory

    CORNING — The Lenox baseball team polished off a four-win week Thursday with a power approach at the plate and a sharp defensive effort behind the one ...
    June 23, 2017 - 3:55 am
  • Panthers wallop Saintes

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Heading into the current calendar week, the Creston softball team had won just four games and was trying to come rectify the issues t ...
    June 23, 2017 - 4:01 am
  • Area softball roundup: McElfish no-hitter; Tigers bash at plate

    TABOR — Lenox scored early and late while Tiger pitcher TJ Stoaks mowed down Fremont-Mills batters throughout Lenox's 16-1 road win Wednesday.
    June 23, 2017 - 4:00 am
  • Homers carry Falcons to sweep

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — St. Albert stayed in a second-place tie with Lewis Central in the Hawkeye 10 baseball race with a pair of victories over Creston Thur ...
    June 23, 2017 - 4:03 am
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    June 23, 2017 - 3:46 am
  • Sports briefs: Tennis banquet and team basketball camps

    The Creston/Orient-Macksburg tennis team will celebrate its past spring season in the CHS Commons at 5 p.m. Sunday.
    June 23, 2017 - 3:45 am
  • Scott Belger to be honored Monday

    PLEASANT HILL — Creston native Scott Belger will be honored between games of the Southeast Polk home doubleheader Monday against Waukee.
    June 23, 2017 - 3:59 am
  • Pine Valley golf leagues

    Ladies Golf LeagueJune 13Team PointsHigh Plains Tax 26Crowettes 26Bogiemeisters 22Johns Sheds 22Elms ...
    June 23, 2017 - 3:45 am
  • Creston Little League

    Recent results from Creston Baseball/Softball Inc. leagues submitted to the Creston News Advertiser:
    June 22, 2017 - 1:43 am
  • Crestmoor hosts junior golf tourney

    The Crestmoor Golf Club junior team hosted the season's second Southwest Iowa Junior Golf Tour event on Friday.
    June 22, 2017 - 1:53 am
  • Anthony Cruise - Omaha, Neb.

    Anthony John “Tony” Cruise, 70, of Omaha, Nebraska, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Barry Vetterick - Norwalk

    Barry Lee Vetterick, 64, of Norwalk died Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Veteran’s Hospice in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jun ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Duane Eigenheer - Norwalk

    Duane "Ike" Eigenheer, 79, of Norwalk, formerly of Lenox, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. The family will host a ce ...
    June 21, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Phil Kenealy - Liberty, Mo.

    Phillip J. Kenealy, 91, of Liberty, Missouri, formerly of Creston, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his home. A Memorial Mass will be held 10:30 ...
    June 20, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Gaylene Stephens - Winterset

    Gaylene Stephens, 84, of Winterset died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Regency Care Center in Norwalk. Visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 ...
    June 19, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • William Schafer - Prescott

    William D. “Bill” Schafer, 88, died Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Corning Specialty Care in Corning. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Monday, June 19, a ...
    June 19, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Phil Kenealy - Liberty, Mo.

    Phil Kenealy, 91, of Liberty, Missouri, formerly of Creston, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at home in Liberty, Missouri. Funeral services are pending at ...
    June 19, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Larry Hartle - Creston

    Larry D. Hartle, 56, of Creston died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held at a later date in ...
    June 14, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Danny Kneedler - Deer Creek, Minn.

    Danny Lee Kneedler, 71, of Deer Creek, Minnesota, died May 30, 2017, at his home. Danny, son of Gle ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Mary Ann Johnson - Creston

    Mary Ann Johnson, 90, of Creston died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m ...
    June 8, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Police

    Sydney McGuire, 415 N. Spruce St., reported that a Cub Cadet riding lawn mower was stolen sometime ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters were dispatched to a report of a gas odor 6:02 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Adams and Park Street.
    June 14, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Michelle Renee Evans, 51, of Bridgewater was charged on two Adair County warrants for violation of probation 8:57 p.m. May 15 in Adair County.
    June 14, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Police

    Kathryn West, 43, 316 W. Montgomery St., was charged on a Union County warrant for a charge of second-degree theft at the Law Enforcement Center 9:27 ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAlarm, 6:06 a.m., Saturday, South Sumner Street.Medical, 3:41 p.m., Saturday, Highway 3 ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Police

    An employee of Creston News Advertiser, 503 W. Adams St., reported a backpack containing a Nikon cam ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousInformation (4), 12:41 p.m., May 18.Fraud alert, 2:15 p.m., May 18.Talk to officer, 2:3 ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Afton Police

    Afton Police Department has been informed there is a new device used to scan credit cards and debit ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Steven Lamar, 33, of Creston was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of dr ...
    June 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Fire

    Creston fire was dispatched to a grass fire 3:29 p.m. Sunday at 1391 190th St.According to a Creston ...
    June 2, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Party in the Park this weekend

    The annual fundraiser for Creston Parks and Recreation is Saturday.It looks like the weather gods ar ...
    June 22, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Freedom is not free

    The Fourth of July is coming – Independence Day. I hope each of you takes the time to honor the American flag, our national anthem and Pledge of Alleg ...
    June 21, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • Co-working: Is it right for you?

    A fairly new concept has emerged in engaging local entrepreneurs. The concept is co-working or shared work space. This could be considered a spin off ...
    June 21, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • First impressions, Father's Day and the U.S. Open

    SenseThough I have spent little more than three weeks in Creston, I am more than happy to report the ...
    June 20, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • News and textbooks have been my life

    The past 10 months have been a whirlwind.Ever since I decided to actually continue my education beyo ...
    June 15, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Start with a brownie

    A number of years ago, in a mental institution outside Boston, a young girl known as Little Annie was locked in the dungeon. The dungeon was the only ...
    June 15, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Summer reading curb appeal

    It’s springtime at the Gibson Memorial Library. We’re adding new materials every day, summer reading signup is underway, our capital campaign committe ...
    June 14, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Fond memories of fireworks

    From Bernard G. Stamper Sr.CrestonSince the state of Iowa has voted to legalize the sale of firework ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Cemetery donations would be appreciated

    From Stacey TrumanPrescottThe Friends of Mt. Zion Cemetery committee is hoping to install a cemetery ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • CHS class of '68 needs addresses

    From Angie Kafka FordCHS class of ‘68As Creston High School class of 1968 prepares for its 50th clas ...
    June 8, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Reunions

    The Creston High School class of 1982 will be holding its 35-year reunion noon Sunday, July 2, at McKinley Park, and the CHS class of 1987 will be hol ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Thayer alumni hold annual reunion

    The annual Thayer Alumni Banquet was held June 10 at the Lorimor Community Center with 49 members and guests attending.
    June 23, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Congregate meals

    June 26-30 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Spanish beef patty, mashed red potatoes, broccoli, wheat roll, pineapp ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Club news

    The Friends of the Library met June 19 with Emily Cook, Jessica Duncan, Starr Cure, Judy Hoakison, Marisue Lewis, Kay Raymond, Karen Walter, Ann Coult ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Club news

    KiwanisThe weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Windrow meeting room ...
    June 16, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Congregate meals

    June 19-23 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: chicken cacciatore, lima beans, broccoli, wheat bread, sliced pears.
    June 16, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Shannon City 107th alumni banquet held May 27

    Fifty alumni and guests attended the 107th Shannon City alumni banquet held Saturday, May 27, at the Eagles Club in Creston.
    June 9, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Reunion

    The 65th annual Roudybush reunion will be held at noon Sunday, June 25, at Jim Brown's farm, 1251 Vail Ave., in Lenox.
    June 9, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Club news

    Salem Lutheran Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America met June 4 following worship. Carolyn Biere presided at the meeting. Claudia Pepper ...
    June 9, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Cromwell alumni banquet

    The 86th Cromwell High School alumni banquet was held May 27 at Supertel Inn and Conference Center in Creston.
    June 9, 2017 - 10:52 am

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