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  • Create Creston

    Creston’s newest and only uptown art supply store will open its doors Tuesday.The store, Create Creston, will be a full-service art supply s ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • TRIPLE THREAT

    Just 23 boys and 26 girls were selected as nominees for the 2017 Iowa Triple Threat Award. Tyler Peters, 2017 Creston Community High School ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Balloon Days fundraiser planned

    The Creston Chamber of Commerce and Southern Prairie YMCA are teaming up to fundraise for the upcoming Creston Hot Air Balloon Days next mon ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Hartman hired as SE Polk's head coach

    The Creston connection is still firmly in place in the successful Southeast Polk High School baseball program.The Southeast Polk board of di ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 17, the 229th day of the year. So, there are 136 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Week zero football preview: Tigers and Mustangs off to the races

    Football Friday comes upon the area quickly and an eight-man playoff qualifier from a year ago in the Lenox Tigers jumps into the fray with ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 2:08 am
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  • Creston and Union County housing, workforce demand remains high

    As the local area continues to see historically low unemployment rates, area demand for labor and housing continues to increase.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Solar eclipse to cross US Monday

    A rare solar event is set to take place Monday, and it has created a buzz among people across the country.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • 5 minutes with Lesha Clark, Clubhouse manager at Crestmoor Golf Club

    HOMETOWN: I was born and bred here. Lois Monday was my mom. AGE: I’m 55. WHAT HAVE YOU ENJOYED ABO ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Thursday: crispito with cheese, green beans, orange smiles. Friday: pizza, fresh lettuce salad, peaches.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • PERB to hold outreach meetings

    The state agency, Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), will be holding regional outreach meetings in 12 Iowa communities, including Creston. Wedn ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Kyra Evans wins swine performance contest

    Kyra Evans of Bridgewater claimed first place in the 2017 Adair County 4-H and FFA swine performance show with her 306-pound entry.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • CCHS calendar

    Aug. 21-25 Monday Professional development/workshops. 3:45 p.m. MS football - first practice at Creston MS.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • College news

    The following local students graduated from Drake University at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Rebecca Gross of Fontanelle, Doctor of pharmacy a ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Grassley to continue annual 99-county meetings

    Sen. Chuck Grassley will hold town meetings in Iowa Aug. 23-24 as part of his annual 99-county meetings.
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Creston blood drive celebrates Red Cross centennial

    The Creston community is invited to help celebrate the American Red Cross’ century of service in southwest Iowa by donating blood from noon to 6 p.m. ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Donald Foreman - Nixa, Mo.

    Donald C. Foreman, 81, of Nixa, Missouri, formerly of Afton, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at his home in Nixa, Missouri. A memorial celebration will b ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Burdette Fahr - Corning

    Burdette “Whitey” Fahr, 84, of Corning died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Marion 'Bud' Maudlin - Grant City, Mo.

    Marion Joel “Bud” Maudlin, 91, of Grant City, Missouri, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at home in Grant City, Missouri. Funeral services will be 10:30 a. ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Burdette Fahr - Corning

    Burdette “Whitey” Fahr, 84, of Corning died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pea ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Beth Coen - Creston

    Beth Coen, 36, of Creston died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at her home in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service and Crem ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Delmar Wilson - Corning

    Delmar Wilson, 76, of Corning died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at CHI Health Mercy Hospital in Corning. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Au ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Cleone Hosfield - Mount Ayr

    Cleone (Johnson) Hosfield, 89, of Mount Ayr died Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Joan Asbury - Creston

    Joan Asbury, 91, of Creston died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Delmar Wilson - Corning

    Delmar Wilson, 76, of Corning died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at CHI Health Mercy Hospital in Corning. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Family Fu ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • William Jones - Afton

    William G. Jones, 86, of Afton died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of life services will be noon Wednesday, Aug. ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Police

    Jack Howard Davis, 49, of Orient was charged with unlawful possession of prescription drugs and driv ...
    Aug. 7, 2017 - 1:34 pm
  • Police

    Dale Edward Young of Cromwell reported several power tools were taken between Monday and Thursday fr ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters responded to a grass fire 5:26 p.m. Monday on Kingfisher Avenue.According to a ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Sheriff

    Allen Glen Milligan, 53, of Creston was charged on a Clay County, Missouri, warrant for driving whil ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Michael Lynn Huddleson, 37, of Fontanelle was charged with driving while license is denied or revoked 8:15 p.m. July 24 in Adair County.
    Aug. 3, 2017 - 12:54 pm
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    Joshua Kenichi Burgess, 26, of Bellevue, Nebraska, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Highway 34 and Kingfisher Avenue east of Creston.
    July 25, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • Sheriff

    Gary Eugene Edwards, 52, of Lorimor was charged on a Union County warrant for domestic abuse assault 12:30 a.m. Sunday at the Law Enforcement Center.
    July 25, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousAccident, 5:58 a.m., July 16.Assist, 11:31 a.m., July 16.Trespassing, 4:36 p.m., July 1 ...
    July 25, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Police

    John Vanscoy, 31, 300 N. Maple St., was charged for driving while barred 4:10 p.m., Monday at the intersection of New York Avenue and South Sumner Str ...
    July 25, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Poolman: Saying goodbye

    After some internal debate about when I wanted to write this, I figured I should just get it out of the way now, as it'll be even more difficult the l ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • 'Random Acts of Kindness' column?

    From Jim StalkerCrestonA few days ago, my wife sent a letter in to you folks addressing an act of re ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Peterson: Appreciating the West's beauty, but saddened by losses closer to home

    Deb and I recently had a much-needed getaway to experience the natural beauty in the western states of Colorado, Wyoming and South Dakota.
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Vicker: Spreading a positive message

    An interesting development has happened in recent days. When I first saw it, I didn’t think anythin ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • We've got a lot going for us in Creston

    From Sandy StalkerCrestonAn extraordinary thing happened one day last week. While sitting in my favo ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Stepping outside your comfort zone

    Author and poet T. S. Elliot once famously said, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?”
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Things that will help you grow spiritually

    Here are suggestions to grow spiritually: • Live and work to reach others each day as if you knew the world were going to come to an end next Sunday n ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • UCDA explained

    We get questions all of the time asking about what we do, what projects we are working on, what role we played, etc. And, although some projects are c ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • It's Iowa State Fair time and the eclipse

    Today the Iowa State Fair starts its 10-day run in Des Moines. It looks like there are a number of new things going at the fair this year, including t ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Save the date, friends

    The Beatles famously wrote that we “get by with a little help from” our friends. This is true for all walks of life, in some way or another, but it ri ...
    Aug. 9, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Reunion

    McFee reunion The annual Alexander McFee reunion was held in Creston the weekend of August 5-6. Saturday night, dinner was at the Windrow with 15 pres ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Club news

    Twelve members of the Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met Saturday, Aug. 12, in Chariton. Hostesses for the day were ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Aug. 21-25 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, country vegetable blend, dinner rol ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Club news

    The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the Windrow meeting room with 18 members and one guest. President-elect Korina Loud ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 9:42 am
  • Reunions

    Ehm reunionThe annual Ehm reunion will be held at noon Aug. 13 at Pizza Ranch in Creston.— — — — — — ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 9:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    Aug. 14-18 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: sloppy joe, roasted diced potatoes, mixed vegetables, hamburger bun, p ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 9:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    Aug. 7-11 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: chicken and dumplings, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, multigrain bread, cho ...
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Club news

    Iowa Alpha Sigma Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi enjoyed a social evening Thursday, July 27, at El Ranchito in Afton with all members in attendance.
    Aug. 4, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Club news

    Friends of the Library (FOL) met July 17 with the following members present, Starr Cure, Jessica Duncan, Judy Hoakison, Cari Jack, Bunny Norton, Kay R ...
    July 28, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    July 31 - Aug. 4 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: beef and rice casserole, whole kernel corn, Brussels sprouts, wh ...
    July 28, 2017 - 10:43 am

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