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  • Library board discusses pros/cons of architect drawings

    Pros versus cons. That was the focus of Creston Library Board when it met earlier this week to discuss preliminary drawings recently produced by FEH A ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • YMCA director to retire in December

    The executive director at the Southern Prairie YMCA in Creston will retire from her post Dec. 31. Jacki Steffen has been director there since 2006. In ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Walker talks U.S.-China relations in Greenfield

    GREENFIELD–After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made a statement Monday urging President Obama to cancel a state dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Southwest Iowa Dancing lists dance opportunities

    Corning Opera House Every fourth Sunday afternoon, dance from 2 to 5 p.m. with the house band playing new and old country music and seasonal hits. Thi ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • CHS calendar

    Monday School pictures, high school. 3:30 p.m. middle school volleyball, first practice at Creston Middle School. 6:00 p.m. JV football against Norwal ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Diagonal School menu

    Monday: no school. Tuesday: chicken patty with bun, french fries, carrots, pineapple. Wednesday: pork chop, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, peaches. ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Manure spill in Union County

    The DNR is following up on a manure spill in Union County that flowed into a nearby farm pond over the Aug. 22 to 23 weekend.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • ServSafe class to be held in October

    ServSafe, the national certification program for food service managers, will be held in Greenfield on Oct. 12. The cost of the course is $150, which i ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Salem Church of the Brethren reopens

    The Salem Church of the Brethren, a little country church located at rural 2448 Redwood Ave. in Lenox, has been getting a facelift this summer to get ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Wolverines can't dig out of early hole against Winterset

    GREENFIELD — Volleyball is a game of momentum, and Thursday night, Nodaway Valley looked to be on its way to snatching some momentum back from Winters ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Area volleyball

    LEON — Mount Ayr picked up a pair of huge Pride of Iowa Conference wins here Thursday at the Central Decatur triangular, knocking off host Central Dec ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Outdoor news

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is participating in a national surveillance effort to test waterfowl for the presence of avian influenza. Tes ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • 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 ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Friday night fights

    Friday night marks the true beginning of the 2015 high school football season, as all seven Creston News Advertiser area teams are in action.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Young Panthers take on No. 3 Norwalk in opener

    Creston/Orient-Macksurg will have four senior starters on defense and only two on offense in opening the season Friday at state-ranked Norwalk, but co ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Sports briefs

    CORNING — Due to scheduled construction projects, both of the Lake Icaria and the cabins will be closed after Labor Day, Sept. 8.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Pine Valley Golf league scores

    Industrial LeagueAug. 17Team PointsGraham-Willets 140Holliday-Loudon 132Defending Champs 126Frey Con ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Bowfishing tournament in Mississippi River draws complaints

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The teams of fishermen arrived with a seemingly unusual array of equipment — loud a ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Reloaded for another postseason run

    Sixteen seniors graduated from a historic Creston/Orient-Macksburg football season last year, but coaches Brian Morrison and Ryan McKim have one messa ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 2:34 am
  • John Van Vleet - Orient

    John Van Vleet, 67, of Orient died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A tribute to John will be 4 p.m Friday, Aug. 28, at ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Grace Spindler - Creston

    Grace Spindler, 95, of Creston, formerly of Benton, Ark., died at Greater Regional Hospice Home on August 24, 2015. Memorial service will at 10:30 a.m ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Maxine Norris - Mount Ayr

    Maxine (Barnett) Norris, 97, of Mount Ayr died Aug. 22, 2015, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. At Max ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Shirley Sevier - Macksburg

    Shirley Joan Sevier, 74, died at her home in Macksburg on Aug. 21, 2015. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Aug. 25, at Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield wit ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • John Van Vleet - Orient

    John Van Vleet, 67, of Orient died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Steen Funeral Home, 101 S.E. ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Shirley Sevier - Macksburg

    Shirley Sevier, 74, of Macksburg died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at her residence. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Steen Funeral Home ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Ruth Lyons - Creston

    Ruth Lyons, 70, of Creston died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24 ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Larry Woods - Lenox

    Larry E. Woods, 74, of Lenox, formerly of Creston, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 at Greater Regional Medical Center, Creston. Funeral Services w ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Ronald Simpson - Shannon City

    Ronald A. Simpson, 75, of Shannon City died Aug. 17, 2015, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center in Mount Ayr. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, A ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Ruth Lyons - Creston

    Ruth Ann Lyons, 70, of Creston died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    Harold Brown, 32, of Clearfield was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia on a Taylor County ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Police

    Allen Hall, 21, 508 W. Montgomery St., was cited and released on the charge of allowing an animal to ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousFire alarm, 8:45 a.m., Thursday, East Lucas Street.Medical, 4:04 p.m., Thursday, Countr ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Sheriff

    Melissa Rutherford, 1278 Green Valley Rd., reported her debit card was taken from her vehicle betwee ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Police

    Michael Cox, 21, 516 W. Mills St., was charged with public intoxication 11:24 p.m. Wednesday at the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Fire

    Medical, 8:07 a.m., Wednesday, East Taylor Street.Medical, 9:02 a.m., Wednesday, Hawk Avenue.Medical ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Accidents

    One accident reported by Creston Police Department and one accident reported by Union County Sheriff
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Police

    Manuel Allen Silva Jr., 44, 1951 Beechwood Ave., was charged on a Union County warrant for two count ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Accidents

    Chaylizabeth Blondowski, 18, of Osceola was cited for illegal parking after an accident 4:10 p.m. Au ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Clinton Troy Hostetler, 39, of Stuart was charged on an Adair County warrant for fifth-degree theft, ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • PETERSON: Creston native's website geared toward sports gambling, fantasy leagues

    CLINTON — As an 8-year-old, Scott Levine used to join in with his dad, Kirk, in picking games for the Professional Football Prognosticators (PFP) circ ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Support planning the future library

    From Debra Loudon Creston I wanted to express a huge thanks to both the new director of the library, David Hargrove and to FEH Associates of Des Moine ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Thank you for help after tornado

    From Joyce Green Jason and Tonya Green and family Lola Blazek Prescott Thank you so much to all our friends and neighbors that came to help us after t ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Paulsen: Summer is over and school is back in session

    Summer may not be officially over yet, but with school starting up this week it will sure feel like summer is done. The weather being a little cooler ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Support Friends of the Library

    From Martha PineCrestonAugust is the month for the membership drive for the Friends of the Library. ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Vote for a sensible medium

    From Richard BrammerLenoxObama wants to apologize to all the countries that hate us. Trump says he w ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • More on veteran's tax credit

    From Darlene Loudon Creston I would like to clarify something in Lois Monday's letter to the editor in Tuesday's paper, Aug.18. When she brought up th ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Poolman: Happy anniversary

    Today is Aug. 20. Historical events for today include: • the American Civil War ended in 1866, • NASA launched Voyager 2 into space in 1977, • in 1988 ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Amazing rebound for the library

    From Jeromy Brown Creston Wow, what an amazing rebound for the library. After last year's city council vote contrasted with the two to one public tu ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • The reason I voted no

    From Lois Monday Creston Mr. Ritnour, all it takes is one rotten apple in the barrel to ruin a good thing for everyone else. Mr. Ritnour applied for t ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Creston mealsAug. 31 to Sept. 4Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Reunion

    The descendents of William and Louise Burkhalter held their annual reunion Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Lenox United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. After ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Club news

    Beta Sigma PhiIowa Alpha Sigma Master chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Aug. 13 with Marilyn Larimore as ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Creston mealsAug. 24—28Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met Aug. 13 with 11 in attendance.Next meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Se ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Reunions

    Huddleson-Maas Family ReunionThe Huddleson-Maas family reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 16, at the ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 10 to 14Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641- ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 26.Canasta winners were Maxine May, fi ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Reunion

    The annual Ehm Reunion will be held at noon on Aug. 9 at the Pizza Ranch in Creston.Hope to see you ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 3-7Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:19 am

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