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  • 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 - 12:56 am
  • 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
  • Iowa Prep Football Poll

    The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2015 season with fi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Fowl outlook at ACS

    CORNING — Damp conditions and no sun breaking through the gray skies made for a cancellation of that night’s festivities here Saturday on Southwest Di ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Sports briefs

    DES MOINES — State qualifying cross country sites have been announced.The Iowa High School Athletic ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Area football

    CLARINDA — Southwest Valley finally broke a scoreless tie on its first drive of the second half, before going on to beat Clarinda Academy 15-0 here on ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Penalties, Norwalk's aerial attack sink Panthers, 26-7

    NORWALK — Junior quarterback Brady Brandsfield threw for 299 yards, including 122 on 13 connections to Tyler Schamel, and Zach Kreider kicked four fie ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:21 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
  • John Van Vleet - Orient

    John Van Vleet, 67, of Orient died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Steen Funeral Home, 101 S.E. ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Shirley Sevier - Macksburg

    Shirley Sevier, 74, of Macksburg died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at her residence. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Steen Funeral Home ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Ruth Lyons - Creston

    Ruth Lyons, 70, of Creston died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24 ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • McIntosh, Berg plan September wedding

    OSCEOLA — Rick and Lori McIntosh of Creston announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Brooke McIntosh to John Berg, both of Osce ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • 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
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Miscellaneous Medical, 3:37 a.m., Aug. 24.Traffic complaint, 5:30 a.m., Aug. 24.Accident, 12:33 p.m. ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    Harold Brown, 32, of Clearfield was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia on a Taylor County ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Police

    Allen Hall, 21, 508 W. Montgomery St., was cited and released on the charge of allowing an animal to ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousFire alarm, 8:45 a.m., Thursday, East Lucas Street.Medical, 4:04 p.m., Thursday, Countr ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:30 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. 1, 2015 - 9:36 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
  • More on veteran's tax credit

    From Darlene Loudon Creston I would like to clarify something in Lois Monday's letter to the editor in Tuesday's paper, Aug.18. When she brought up th ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • 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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