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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 19, the 19th day of the year. So, there are 346 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for t ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • CCSD reschedules Instructional Support Program public hearing

    Creston Community School District’s public hearing on participating in the Instructional Support Program has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. Mond ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:41 am
  • Winter wonderland

    Imagine fluffy white snowflakes glittering against a bright blue sky and a smile plastered on your loved one’s face as he or she stands next ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:39 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 12, the 12th day of the year. So, there are 353 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for t ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 5, the fifth day of the year. So, there are 360 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for t ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Former Hawkeye teammates reunited in nonprofit venture

    WEST DES MOINES — Former University of Iowa football teammates Dallas Clark and Kyle McCann have hooked up again 15 years later in a nonprof ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:48 am
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  • Homer Tanner - Orient

    Homer Tanner, 90, of Orient died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • L. Francis Mack - Corning

    L. Francis Mack, 93, of Corning died Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at his home in Corning. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Kenneth Blazek - Orient

    Kenneth Blazek, 82, of Orient died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Adair County Memorial Hospital in Greenfield.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • Sharron Kuhns - Story City

    Sharron Darlene Kuhns, 81, of Story City, formerly of Creston, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at Bethany Manor in Story City.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Kenneth Blazek - Orient

    Kenneth Blazek of Orient died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Adair County Memorial Hopsital in Greenfield.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Gerald "Jerry" Maharry - Lenox

    Memorial celebration of life services for Jerry Maharry, age 98, of Lenox, who died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at the Lenox Care Center, will be held 1 p. ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Roger Burg - Fontanelle

    Roger Burg, 63, of Fontanelle died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Roger Burg - Fontanelle

    Roger Burg, 63, of Fontanelle died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Linda Clark - Phoenix, Ariz.

    Linda Elaine Clark, 80, of Phoenix, Arizona, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in a hospice home in Phoenix.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Michael "Shorty" McCarthy - Lorimor

    Michael McCarthy, 67, of Lorimor died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTheft, 9:54, Wednesday, East Townline Street.Theft, 10:46 a.m., Wednesday, West Townlin ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 8:10 am
  • Afton Police

    Mary Ellen Tucker, 50, of Afton was charged on an Afton Police warrant for unauthorized use of a cre ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 8:47 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    Zachary Ian Hall of Clive was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 8:46 am
  • Police

    Kayleann Bishop, 824 S. Park St., reported the back window of her vehicle was broken between 2 p.m. ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 8:46 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Alexander Odell Hicklin, 27, of Des Moines was charged with driving under suspension, possession of drug paraphernalia, prescription drug violation an ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 3:03 p.m. Jan. 7 at the intersection of West Spencer Street and North Sumner Avenue.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Police

    Michelle Renee Schell, 49, 408 N. Oak St., was charged with fifth-degree theft and public intoxicati ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAccident, 2:32 p.m., Thursday, 190th Street.Medical, 1:20 a.m., today, North Mulberry S ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 7:56 p.m., Friday, Laurel Street.Alarm, 5 a.m., Saturday, South Bureau Street. ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Sheriff

    Caleb Benjamin Fredrickson, 27, of Lorimor was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of pr ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Congregate meals

    Jan. 23-27Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447.Monday: ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Club news

    Iowa Alpha GammaThe Iowa Alpha Gamma chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa met Jan. 9 at A and G Restaurant a ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Congregate meals

    Jan. 16-20 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: homemade meatloaf, tomato gravy, scalloped potatoes, green beans, mult ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Club news

    Catholic Daughters Court Joan of Arc No. 428 met Dec. 13 in the parish hall. Following Mass, a dinner was served by the committee of Kay Kinsella, Pat ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Club news

    DARTwelve members of the Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met Saturd ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    Jan. 9-13Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447.Monday: ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • College news

    Luther CollegeDECORAH – Scot Schaeffer, Luther College vice president for enrollment management, has ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Club news

    Friends of the Library Friends of the Library (FOL) met Dec. 19 at the library with the following me ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Congregate meals

    Jan. 2-6Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447.Monday: c ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Club news

    Mary Circle of First Christian Church met Dec. 15 at A&G Steakhouse for their Christmas celebration with 11 members present. Several members read shor ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:29 am

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