Light Unknown Precip
30°FLight Unknown PrecipFull Forecast
Chicago Cubs Commemorative Soft Cover Book

More News

  • 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
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Dec. 29, the 364th day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are two days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston Ne ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Dec. 22, the 357th day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are nine days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston N ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Character rally photo package

    Creston Community Middle School held its character rally Wednesday at the school with guest speaker Collin Bevins, formerly of Creston, who ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Local News

  • Local Sports

  • Obituaries

  • Police Beat

  • Opinion

  • Community

  • State

  • Nation & World

  • CHS calendar

    Jan. 16-21 Monday Professional development - no school. SWIMBA High School Honor Band. 4 p.m. seventh girls basketball game at Clarinda MS.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Monday: no school. Tuesday: chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, mandarin oranges, homemade roll.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Community paramedic program allows for continued care

    In early July, Greater Regional Medical Center implemented a new program to continue care beyond the hospital.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • 5 minutes with Ryan Gregg, owner of Greggo's Pizza and Sandwiches

    AGE: 30HOMETOWN: Mount AyrHOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN OPEN? 3 1/2 years we’ve been openWHY DID YOU DECIDE ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • MATURA thankful for fresh baked bread

    Residents of Union County served by the MATURA food pantry received a special, nutritious treat – fresh, baked bread – this holiday season, courtesy o ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • First responders saw increase in 2016 medical calls

    Emergency medical personnel have seen an influx of medical calls each year for several years now, including between 2015 and 2016.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:58 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 this week ( ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Empowering Adair County Foundation awards funds for 14 projects

    GREENFIELD – Empowering Adair County Foundation received a record 18 applications for the Nov. 15 grant cycle and was pleased to award $87,288.11 to 1 ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • 4-H Spotlight

    Name: Chris WellsClub name: Lincoln UnitedSchool name and grade: Creston Community Middle School, se ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • College news

    Kaitlin Briley, a second-year student at St. Luke's College - UnityPoint Health in Sioux City, made the chancellor's list for the fall 2016 semester.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • No. 1 Kirkwood soars past Spartans

    For almost two quarters, the Southwestern Community College women's basketball team played like a team coming off a road win over a nationally-ranked ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:38 am
  • Strong conference start for Spartan men

    For the second time in a week, a Southwestern team has defeated a defending national championship winner.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:41 am
  • Maroon shooters struggle

    DIAGONAL —In front of a packed gym on Homecoming night, the Diagonal Maroons could not keep up with visiting Mormon Trail and fell 61-34 Friday.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:46 am
  • Four Panthers victorious Saturday

    CENTERVILLE — Creston/Orient-Macksburg crowned four champions leading to a strong showing at the Centerville Big Red Tournament Saturday.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:30 am
  • Panther girls basketball falls on road

    DENISON — A good start gave Creston’s girls basketball team momentum in Friday’s Hawkeye 10 Conference game at Denison-Schleswig.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:29 am
  • Homecoming Hurrah for Diagonal girls

    DIAGONAL — Like a typical Friday night basketball game in Diagonal, every square inch of parking space around the school building and gym was occupied ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:51 am
  • Stiff test to open league play awaits SWCC men

    If Southwestern Community College men’s basketball coach Todd Lorensen were a fan, a game he would want to be at would be Saturday in Creston.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:41 am
  • Defense falters in Panther boys loss

    Fourth quarter play is a good marker of any well-put together contender. The Carlisle Wildcats showed that they're a step ahead of the Creston Panther ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:52 am
  • Swank overwhelms both opponents Thursday

    PERRY — Creston/Orient-Macksburg junior Mitchel Swank did not spend much time on the mat in Thursday’s duals against Winterset and Perry.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:41 am
  • Mustangs swarm East Union in 77-25 rout

    MURRAY — Murray senior guard Kenny Boles was on pace to break the school single-game scoring record at halftime here Thursday, but the story of the ga ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:09 am
  • Ronald Levine - Creston

    Levine, 89, of Creston, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Open visitation will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Mo ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:26 am
  • Isabelle Heinbuch - Greenfield

    Isabelle Heinbuch, 91, of Greenfield died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Celebration of life services wi ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:26 am
  • Roger Burg - Fontanelle

    Roger Burg, 63, of Fontanelle died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Satur ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:26 am
  • Ronald Levine - Creston

    Ronald A. Levine, 89, of Creston died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Al Clough - Ellston

    Al Clough, 85, of Ellston died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Ros ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Isabelle Heinbuch - Greenfield

    Isabelle Heinbuch, 91, of Greenfield died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Celebration of life services wi ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Carmalita Smith - Hot Springs, Ark.

    Carmalita Smith, 86, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. A celebration of life will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Oaklawn Church ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Sheryl Keenan - Waukee

    Sheryl Keenan, 91, of Waukee, formerly of Maloy, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Frida ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Roland Boltinghouse - Lenox

    Roland Boltinghouse, 94, of Lenox died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Ritchie Funeral Home, 124 S. Main ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Thelma Sammons - Creston

    Thelma Sammons, 95, of Creston died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at her home. Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Powers Funer ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousAssistance, 12:27 a.m., Dec. 25.Attempt to locate, 8:27 a.m., Dec. 25.Assistance, 12:04 ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:19 p.m., Friday, Commerce Road.Accident, 3:04 p.m., Saturday, North Sumner A ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousSuspicious person, 1:37 a.m., Saturday, North Sycamore Street.Traffic stop, 9:38 a.m., ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • Police

    Karen Kay Brodsack, 45, 402 N. Division St., was charged with third-degree theft 10:30 a.m. Tuesday ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • Sheriff

    Dannel Ripperger of Lorimor reported someone drove through the yard of his rental propert at 301 First St. in Lorimor at 2:37 p.m. Saturday.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousVehicle theft, 8:05 a.m., Wednesday, West Prairie Street.Traffic stop, 9:43 a.m., Wedne ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 2:15 a.m., Wednesday, South Birch Street.Vehicle fire, 2:47 a.m. today, 241st ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousTraffic complaint, 9:01 a.m., Jan. 1.Suspicious activity, 10:25 a.m., Jan. 1.Hunting vi ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Police

    Karen Brodsack, 45, 402 N. Division St., was charged with fourth-degree theft 7:09 p.m. Wednesday at ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Duane Allen Funke, 50, of Bridgewater was charged on an Adair County warrant for second-degree haras ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Don’t stop growth

    No parent in his or her right mind wants to thwart the growth of a child God has given to them. The physical, mental, social and especially spiritual ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Where did all the snow go to this year?

    We haven't even got enough snow to make a small snowman yet this year and here we are with winter almost half over.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Hargrove: Creston and Union County deserve a great public library

    I’m weary and wary of the buzz about 2016 being such a bad year. I became a dad, which is an endless source of wonders (and worry), and our library ac ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Back in business after retirement

    From Jim and Sandy StalkerCrestonOnce in awhile, one of my ideas gets to be tested. I’d like to exte ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Cemetery donations would be appreciated

    From Jacquie EblenCrestonSummit Cemetery, located four miles southwest of Cromwell would like to ins ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Support local business when possible

    From Leona WestphalCorningAs I reflect on my end of life, thinking about what this business has beco ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Peterson: Early defeat spurred dominant championship run

    I’ve been fortunate in my time at the News Advertiser to be a part of the coverage team of three Creston/O-M wrestling state championships (traditiona ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • The forward look

    “Forgetting those things which are behind ... I press toward the goal,” – Philippians 3: 13-14. The month of January is named after Janus, the Roman g ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Poolman: Shoutout to my coworkers

    I want to give credit where credit is due this week, because for what has seemed like forever, we at the newspaper have been working nonstop to keep o ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Successful event held at Chicken Inn New Year's Eve

    From Charles WestmanCrestonMore than 150 people enjoyed a great New Year’s Eve dance at the Chicken ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:41 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
  • Congregate meals

    Dec. 26-30Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447.Monday: ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Club news

    Creston Lions Club met 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Pizza Ranch. President Mike Duckworth opened the meeting by leading in the Pledge of Allegiance. ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 11:29 am

Follow Us!

View photos and stories
and interact with us!

Reader Poll

How do you feel about the lack of snow so far this winter?
Love the lack of snow
Like it a little
Slightly disappointed
Disappointed/want more snow
Indifferent