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  • Timberwolves set to clash with Bedford

    Southwest Valley and Bedford enter their week two matchup in Corning in a similar position as they did last year.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Ground games square off Friday at Panther Field

    Don’t arrive late.Creston/O-M’s home opener Friday not only starts a half-hour earlier than normal a ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • 9-11 game shirts to raise funds for responder units

    With next week's game between Winterset and Creston/O-M at Winterset falling on Sept. 11, the Winterset High School student council embarked on a plan ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Area volleyball

    Diagonal 3,South Page 0DIAGONAL — Diagonal opened its season here Tuesday with a 25-11, 25-13, 25-23 ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Sports briefs

    DALLAS CENTER — In Wednesday's CNA sports section, it was reported that Creston's cross country team had two medalists at Tuesday's Dallas Center-Grim ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • McDermott first, Panther girls fifth at DC-G

    DALLAS CENTER — Creston's Cooper McDermott kicked off his senior season in a big way here Tuesday, as he cruised to a victory in the Dallas Center-Gri ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Spartans sail 3-1 in home opener

    Except for a brief hiccup in set three, Southwestern dominated its volleyball home opener over Grand View JV Tuesday, 25-18, 25-23, 16-25, 25-22.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Veteran Warriors spoil Creston's opener, 3-0

    The tables were turned this year, and Norwalk took advantage of its veteran status to earn a 25-23, 25-21, 25-16 sweep in Tuesday's Creston volleyball ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Area volleyball

    LIBERTY CENTER — Mount Ayr split its matches here Tuesday at the Southeast Warren Triangular, losing in straight sets to host Southeast Warren and swe ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Creston/O-M JV-freshman football

    FreshmenNORWALK — Norwalk broke away from a 6-0 halftime lead to defeat the Creston/O-M freshmen Fri ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Kathy Mayne - Des Moines

    On the morning of Aug. 31, 2015, Kathy passed away after a 20-month battle with cancer surrounded by her family. Kathy was 56 years old. A celebration ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Alice Faber - Greenfield

    Alice Faber, 93, of Greenfield died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at th ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Carlton Arey - Highlands Ranch, Colo.

    Graveside memorial services for Carlton Arey will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at Evergreen Cemetery, near the Jerusalem church, northeast ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Alice Faber - Greenfield

    Alice Faber, 93, of Greenfield died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society in Fontanelle. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Marion Matthews - Murray

    Marion Matthews, 79, of Murray died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at his home in Murray. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday Aug. 31, at the Powers Funeral ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Nioma Gaule - Clearfield

    Nioma Gaule, 91, of Clearfield died Aug. 29, 2015 at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Clearfield ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • John Van Vleet - Orient

    John Van Vleet, 67, of Orient died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A tribute to John will be 4 p.m Friday, Aug. 28, at ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Grace Spindler - Creston

    Grace Spindler, 95, of Creston, formerly of Benton, Ark., died at Greater Regional Hospice Home on August 24, 2015. Memorial service will at 10:30 a.m ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Maxine Norris - Mount Ayr

    Maxine (Barnett) Norris, 97, of Mount Ayr died Aug. 22, 2015, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. At Max ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Shirley Sevier - Macksburg

    Shirley Joan Sevier, 74, died at her home in Macksburg on Aug. 21, 2015. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Aug. 25, at Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield wit ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • Police

    Amanda Beth Atkins, 802 N. Cherry St., was charged with domestic abuse assault 7:48 p.m. Wednesday a ...
    NEW: Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 7:42 a.m., Aug. 25.Ongoing criminal investigation, 2:35 p.m., Aug. 25.Ong ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Adam Thomas Harris, 29, 2994 130th St., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possessio ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 1:47 p.m., Tuesday, West Montgomery Street.Medical, 5:28 p.m., Tuesday, West T ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousCivil dispute, 2:26 p.m., Tuesday, North Pine Street.Information, 4:07 p.m., Tuesday, N ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Police

    Casey Ray Thomas White, 29, 901 N. Cherry St., was charged with disorderly conduct and assault with ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 6:17 p.m., Monday, Cottonwood Street. ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Accident

    Annie Jane Konkler, 49, 212 W. Montgomery St. Apt. 4, was cited for failure to maintain control afte ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • Police

    Daniel Newell Snedeker, 50, of Diagonal was charged with driving under suspension 10:26 p.m. Friday ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousHazardous material clean-up, 8:48 a.m., Friday, South Sumner Avenue.Medical, 10:56 a.m. ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Another endorsement for Judy Woods

    From Warren Woods Creston Since I know Judy Woods personally and probably better than anyone else, I want to write a letter of support for her write-i ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Addressing concerns on water quality

    High microcystin levels are found in phosphorus and nitrogen rich water. We're told it's because our soil is very nutrient-rich and we're getting some ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Vote Judy Woods for school board

    From Marcia Fulton Creston Having spent almost thirty years in a public school system, it was with concern that I read that an open seat will go to a ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Richardson: Recycling — it's more than a receptacle

    A few weeks ago, on a whim, I figured my ecological footprint using an online calculator at footprintnetwork.org. The quick 10-minute survey asked me ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • PETERSON: Creston native's website geared toward sports gambling, fantasy leagues

    CLINTON — As an 8-year-old, Scott Levine used to join in with his dad, Kirk, in picking games for the Professional Football Prognosticators (PFP) circ ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Support planning the future library

    From Debra Loudon Creston I wanted to express a huge thanks to both the new director of the library, David Hargrove and to FEH Associates of Des Moine ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Thank you for help after tornado

    From Joyce Green Jason and Tonya Green and family Lola Blazek Prescott Thank you so much to all our friends and neighbors that came to help us after t ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Paulsen: Summer is over and school is back in session

    Summer may not be officially over yet, but with school starting up this week it will sure feel like summer is done. The weather being a little cooler ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Support Friends of the Library

    From Martha PineCrestonAugust is the month for the membership drive for the Friends of the Library. ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Vote for a sensible medium

    From Richard BrammerLenoxObama wants to apologize to all the countries that hate us. Trump says he w ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • Creston mealsAug. 31 to Sept. 4Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Reunion

    The descendents of William and Louise Burkhalter held their annual reunion Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Lenox United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. After ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Club news

    Beta Sigma PhiIowa Alpha Sigma Master chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Aug. 13 with Marilyn Larimore as ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Creston mealsAug. 24—28Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met Aug. 13 with 11 in attendance.Next meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Se ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Reunions

    Huddleson-Maas Family ReunionThe Huddleson-Maas family reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 16, at the ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 10 to 14Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641- ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 26.Canasta winners were Maxine May, fi ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Reunion

    The annual Ehm Reunion will be held at noon on Aug. 9 at the Pizza Ranch in Creston.Hope to see you ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 3-7Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:19 am

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