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  • 5 minutes with Ada Lund, first-year Adams County Fair participant

    AGE: 9SCHOOL: Southwest Valley ElementaryHOMETOWN: CorningFAMILY: Parents Tanner and Brittina Lund, sister, Norah and brother, DustinHOW LON ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Come ride the taco truck

    AFTON — Perched alongside North Douglas street in the lot in front of Solace (nail salon) in Afton, there’s a thing that’s worth talking abo ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • The rope holds in Fort Dodge

    FORT DODGE — Interstate 35 senior Cheyenne Hiatt wasn't academically eligible for state softball last year when the Roadrunners lost a first ...
    July 18, 2017 - 8:01 am
  • Tigers fall short

    ANITA — ANITA — With Lenox runners on second and third with no outs down one in the top of the seventh, lesser teams than the CAM Cougars wo ...
    July 17, 2017 - 1:29 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 13, the 194th day of the year. So, there are 171 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for ...
    July 13, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Murray boasts seven on all-conference team

    The Bluegrass Conference released its all-conference selections for softball for the summer 2017 season. Murray had seven players selected ...
    July 13, 2017 - 5:21 am
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  • Panther softball celebrates season

    Creston softball held its annual team banquet Monday in the Creston High School Commons.The team cam ...
    July 20, 2017 - 2:59 am
  • NV basketball camp sees big turnout

    Pictured are the Nodaway Valley boys basketball camp attendees and instructors. This photo was taken Friday, July 14. Awards and accolades from the ca ...
    July 20, 2017 - 3:01 am
  • SWCC welcomes new coaches

    Southwestern Community College Athletic Director Todd Lorensen has been busy with more than a few responsibilities excluding his role as head men's ba ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:01 am
  • Emotions flow in postgame huddle

    GLENWOOD — A one-run district championship game decided in extra innings leaves everyone involved physically and emotionally drained.
    July 19, 2017 - 1:57 am
  • Sports briefs: Upcoming camps

    Creston/O-M Junior Padded Football Camp for grades 4-6 will be held 9 to 10:30 a.m. July 31-Aug. 2 at the Creston Community High School football prac ...
    July 19, 2017 - 1:55 am
  • Pine Valley Golf League results

    Thursday Night LeagueTeam PointsPeavler/Peavler 98Palser/Walters 96Lett/Knuth 93Reddi ...
    July 19, 2017 - 1:49 am
  • Creston U12 travel softball finishes season

    The Creston 12U travel softball team, finished the year with a 19-12 record. They won the Joe Bittner Memorial Tournament and the Atlantic Tournament. ...
    July 19, 2017 - 2:16 pm
  • Outdoor news

    Rural grantsAMES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources forestry section’s fire program, working ...
    July 19, 2017 - 1:49 am
  • The rope holds in Fort Dodge

    FORT DODGE — Interstate 35 senior Cheyenne Hiatt wasn't academically eligible for state softball last year when the Roadrunners lost a first round gam ...
    July 18, 2017 - 8:01 am
  • So close

    GLENWOOD — Four feet. That was the difference between the Creston baseball team's season ending and extending Monday's Class 3A District 16 championsh ...
    July 18, 2017 - 4:48 am
  • Richard Preston, MD - Urbandale

    Richard Earl Preston passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of July 12, 2017, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines at the age of 92. Vis ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Gweneth Larimer - Lenox

    Graveside memorial celebration of life services for Gweneth Larimer, age 90, of Lenox, who passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Medica ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Darlene Gilbert - Clearfield

    Darlene Rae Gilbert, 80, of Clearfield died Friday, July 7, 2017, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. No local services are planned.
    July 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Ronald McClemons - Maryville, Mo.

    Ronald James McClemons, 73, of Maryville, Missouri, formerly of Des Moines, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Nodaway Nursing Home in Maryville, ...
    July 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Russ Reasland - Creston

    Russ Reasland, 78, of Creston died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of life services will be 10:30 a. ...
    July 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Leon Lamb - Creston

    Leon Lamb, 84, of Creston died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July ...
    July 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Russ Reasland - Creston

    Russ Reasland, 78, of Creston died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Paul McKinney - Mount Ayr

    Paul McKinney, 77, of Mount Ayr died Sunday, July 2, 2017, in rural Union County. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 24, at Armstrong Fu ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Leon Lamb - Creston

    Leon Lamb, 84, of Creston died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Family Fune ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • John Sawhill - Winterset

    John Robert Sawhill, 75, of Winterset died Monday, July 10, 2017, at West Bridge Care and Rehab in Winterset. A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p. ...
    July 14, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Kenny Joe Cunningham, 27, 307 S. Vine St., was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possessio ...
    July 7, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousInformation, 8:32 a.m., June 19.Theft, 2:39 p.m., June 19.Talk to officer, 3:15 p.m., J ...
    July 7, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousVandalism, 9:23 a.m., Wednesday, South Maple Street.Found property, 9:49 a.m., Wednesda ...
    July 7, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Police

    Lela Churchwell, 38, 1501 N. Lincoln St., was charged with simple assault 9 p.m. Monday at her residence.
    July 5, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Sheriff

    Nicki Renee Jones, 34, 617 N. Birch St., was charged on a Union County warrant for second-degree theft 1 a.m. Saturday at Union County Law Enforcement ...
    July 5, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 11:40 a.m. May 19 at Hy-Vee.According to a Creston Police ...
    July 5, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Police

    Jordan Spencer Leitzel, 27, 107 S. Jarvis St., was charged with driving while suspended 8:10 p.m. Th ...
    June 30, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Sheriff

    Dianna Gibson of Lorimor reported a pull wagon had been taken sometime between Monday and Tuesday fr ...
    June 30, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousHarassing communication, 9:32 a.m., Wednesday, Sheldon Street.Traffic stop, 11:28 a.m., ...
    June 29, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Creston firefighters were dispatched to a boat fire 5:52 p.m. June 16 at 1755 260th St.According to ...
    July 7, 2017 - 8:29 am
  • Reliving an experience

    Do you ever wish you could go back in time and experience something for the first time all over again?
    July 19, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Thank you for all the support

    As a member of the Creston Park and Rec Board, I would like to take this opportunity to say "thank you" and explain how friends, neighbors, businesses ...
    July 18, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Keep your sunglasses, cooler and sun block handy

    Meteorologists are calling for a bout of long, hot summer for the next couple of weeks. I went to the swimming pool the other day and when I came outs ...
    July 13, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Beauty from tragedy

    Sometimes the tragedies that break our hearts can become the basis for a more beautiful design in our lives.
    July 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Still selling books

    From Jim StalkerCrestonA big “Thank You” to Bailey Poolman for featuring my circumstance in the Adve ...
    July 12, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Sarah’s Law – Progress Towards Justice

    Council Bluffs resident Sarah Root had just graduated from Bellevue University with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
    July 12, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • How I ended up here

    Creston is the smallest town I’ve ever lived in, but it hasn’t felt small in the two months I’ve been here.
    July 12, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • Lessons in life

    From Ron DunphyCrestonEver do something without planning? My wife and I seem to more often these day ...
    July 11, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • The worth of Bible classes

    Do you remember the first Bible class you attended? Can you remember who taught it? Remember any others who were in the class? Can you recall any of t ...
    July 6, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • July happenings

    I would like to begin this month’s article by again thanking everyone who worked so hard to make our 10,000 Crestonians Fourth of July Celebration one ...
    July 6, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Congregate meals

    July 17-21 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, country vegetable blend, dinner rol ...
    July 14, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Club news

    Crest Area for Life met 7 p.m. June 27 at the Holy Spirit Parish hall. President Terry Madison opened the meeting with the Right to Life prayer.
    July 14, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Congregate meals

    July 10-14 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: roast beef, brown gravy, mashed red potatoes, California vegetable ble ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Club news

    Court No. 428 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas met June 13 at the Windrow for "Our Night Out."
    July 7, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Reunion

    The Creston High School class of 1954 will hold its annual reunion from 8 to 9 a.m. Monday, July 3, at the Windrow Restaurant in Creston.
    June 30, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Club news

    The Union County Genealogical Society met 6 p.m. June 26 at Gibson Memorial Library. The meeting was called to order by President Jane Briley.
    June 30, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Congregate meals

    July 3-7 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: closed. Tuesday: closed for Fourth of July.
    June 30, 2017 - 11:00 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

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