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  • Bridge project begun, postings approved

    The first of two bridge projects for the year have been started. The project, located in section 23 of Jones Township in Union County on 197th Street, ...
    July 27, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 27, the 208th day of the year. So, there are 157 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ...
    July 27, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Invitation to Emmaus sweet corn feed

    Come to the annual Emmaus sweet corn feed 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St., in Creston.
    July 27, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Crest Baptist to hold vacation Bible school

    Crest Baptist Church, 1211 N. Poplar St., in Creston invites children (age 3 to completed sixth grade) to this year's space-themed vacation Bible scho ...
    July 27, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Lenox rodeo results

    The Lenox Rodeo parade was held 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19. The theme was "Calling all superheroes! Get here in a flash to the Lenox Rodeo!"
    July 27, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Ice cream social to be held at Macksburg United Methodist Church

    MACKSBURG — Macksburg United Methodist Church is hosting an ice cream social 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesda ...
    July 27, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Creston FD names new assistant chief, fire marshal

    Gary Thompson was officially named Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Marshal on Tuesday. His promotion comes after nearly 18 years of service with the Cre ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Marcia Showalter honored with DAISY Award

    Marcia Showalter, a nurse at Mount Ayr Medical Clinic, was honored June 16 during the sixth-annual DAISY Award event at Mercy Medical Center in Des Mo ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • College news

    Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the spring semester dean’s list.
    July 26, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Local 4-H'ers attend youth conference in Ames

    AMES – Union County had 19 4-H’ers attend the annual 4-H Youth Conference held June 27-29 in Ames. E ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Bakley and Wickett play one last time

    WAUKEE — Clarke's Vanessa Bakley and Interstate 35's Josie Wickett took to the softball diamond one more time doning their respective school's uniform ...
    July 27, 2017 - 9:22 am
  • Local track official to join IATO Hall of Fame

    As a 32-year-old high school guidance counselor working in North Bend, Nebraska, Gary O'Daniels answered a call for volunteers to help the new coed hi ...
    July 27, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • Sports briefs

    GREENFIELD — The Nodaway Valley youth, junior high and high school football camps begin Monday at the practice field behind the high school.
    July 27, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Valuable seniors leave Panther baseball

    For a team that finished 14-20, coaches of the Creston baseball team reflected on high hopes for the future and a lot of special memories from the 201 ...
    July 26, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Sports briefs

    PELLA— A quintet of players from the 2016-17 Central College men’s basketball team earned a spot on the National Association of Basketball Coaches Hon ...
    July 26, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Panthers, Raiders and Tigers are all-district players

    Jaden Driskell and Kadon Hulett of Creston both earned distinction as Class 3A southwest district second-team selections recently as announced by the ...
    July 26, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • IGCA all-star game photos

    Four area coaches were honored as district coaches of the year in a ceremony at Monday's Iowa Girls Coaches Association senior all-star game.
    July 25, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • I-35 pitcher, catcher unanimously named All-POI

    The senior battery combination from Interstate 35's Class 2A fourth-place team earned unanimous selection to the Pride of Iowa Conference all-conferen ...
    July 25, 2017 - 12:43 pm
  • Winterset wins second state title

    CNA photo by KALEB CARTERWIN-it-all: The Winterset Huskies celebrate their second state championship ...
    July 24, 2017 - 1:27 pm
  • Roadrunners fourth in 2A

    FORT DODGE — Interstate 35’s bats were silent for the second consecutive day as the Roadrunners fell 2-1 to Durant in Friday evening’s Class 2A third- ...
    July 24, 2017 - 1:55 am
  • Aaron Parker - Creston

    Aaron Parker, 38, of Creston died Friday, July 14, 2017, at his home. Celebration of life services will be 4 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at Powers Funeral H ...
    July 27, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Lois Criss - Afton

    Lois (McKinnie Carlson) Criss, 93, of Afton died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Allie Faust - Lafayette, Ind.

    Allie (Winkler) Faust, 103, of Mulberry, Indiana, formerly of the Creston and Lorimor areas, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Mulberry Nursing Home in M ...
    July 25, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • James Roeder - Creston

    James E. Roeder, 93, of Creston died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Mo ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Allie Faust - Lafayette, Ind.

    Allie (Winkler) Faust, 103, of Lafeyette, Indiana, formerly of Creston, died Friday, July 21, 2017, in Lafeyette, Indiana. Services are pending at Pow ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Lois Criss - Afton

    Lois Criss, 93, of Afton died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junctio ...
    July 24, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Earl Vandewater - Orient

    Earl Vandewater, 88, of Orient died Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at his home in Orient. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Orient Un ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • James Roeder - Creston

    James E. Roeder, 93, of Creston died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Fam ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Russell Davenport - Diagonal

    Funeral services for Russell Davenport, 91, of Diagonal will be 9 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at Lenox United Methodist Church.
    July 21, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Earl Vandewater - Orient

    Earl Vandewater, 88, of Orient died Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at his home in Orient. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Orie ...
    July 20, 2017 - 10:54 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
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Davin Matthew Perrin, 50, of Corning was charged with second-offense operating while intoxicated 2:0 ...
    July 24, 2017 - 2:10 pm
  • Police

    Karen Brodsack, 46, 402 N. Division St., was charged with third-degree theft 7:10 p.m. Friday at Wal ...
    July 24, 2017 - 2:11 pm
  • Police

    Jared James Wilmeth, 32, 210 N. Oak St. Apt. 2, was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of probation.
    July 21, 2017 - 10:48 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
  • Reunions

    Creston High School class of 1957 held its 60th class reunion from June 30 through July 2. Activities started with an informal get together and supper ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Club news

    Elzevir Reading Circle met Monday, June 26, at the home of Terry Ammon. Ammon opened the meeting at 1:40 p.m.
    July 21, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Congregate meals

    July 24-28 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: sausage with onions and peppers, baked potato, sour cream, broccoli, h ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:28 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

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