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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Feb. 23, the 54th day of the year. So, there are 311 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for t ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:22 pm
  • SWCC golfer charts new path

    After hundreds of trips from Creston to West Des Moines and Waukee since she was a 10-year-old swimmer with collegiate dreams, Camryn Somers ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Feb. 16, the 47th day of the year. So, there are 318 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for t ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Ice rescue

    Two men got on the ice at West Lake Friday morning. Only one safely made it back to his truck. If help hadn't been close at hand, it's doubt ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Checkmate

    Gibson Memorial Library has a new addition to its programming in the form of a chess club.The club’s inaugural meeting is 4 p.m. Thursday at ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • 5 minutes with Ranae Klinkefus, recently engaged to Jordan Stewart

    AGE: I am 31; Jordan is 26 HOMETOWN: Panora, and he is a Maloy boy. JOBS: Fifth-grade teacher at Mount Ayr Community Schools, and he works ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:58 am
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  • 5 minutes with David Young, U.S. Representative for Iowa's 3rd District

    AGE: 48HOMETOWN: Born and raised in Van Meter, where I live today.WHAT GOT YOU STARTED IN POLITICS? ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • County budget hearing scheduled next month

    Union County Board of Supervisors have a scheduled public hearing for 10 a.m. March 6 in the Union County Courthouse before voting on the recommended ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Monday: cheeseburger, bun, sweet potato fries, pears. Tuesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, apple wedges, homemade roll.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 27 - March 4 Monday - TBD varsity boys basketball district at IHSAA. Thursday - 6 p.m. wrestling banquet.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • City budget: Levy rate drops, but tax asking rises again

    The city’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2017-18 (FY2018) was released this week. The budget sets a levy at $13.45 per $1,000 of valuation – down 24 ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Feb. 23, the 54th day of the year. So, there are 311 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ( ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:22 pm
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to host dinner

    Cromwell Women's Fellowship is hosting a dinner at noon March 2 at Cromwell Congregational Church in Cromwell. Menu will include ham balls, cheesy pot ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Library news

    The following are titles and events at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Salem Lutheran offers scripture studies weekly

    Join Salem Lutheran Church members to study the same text in a conversational setting at 9 a.m every Sunday in the fellowship hall located at 602 W. T ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Creston Community Schools to reduce staff

    Creston Community Schools Board of Directors approved a recommendation during their regular meeting Monday to continue with a proposed staff reduction ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Shirley Whited - Winterset

    Shirley Whited, 69, of Winterset died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. A private graveside service was held at Winterset Cemetery.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Ronald Cain - Creston

    Ronald L. Cain, 78, of Creston died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Private services will be held at a later ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Ronald Cain - Creston

    Ronald Cain, 78, of Creston died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Lois Paxton - Creston

    Lois Paxton, 91, of Creston died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Sal ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Fern Holliday - Creston

    Fern Holliday, 97, of Creston died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, F ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Sherman Stream - Glasgow, Ky.

    Sherman (Sherm) Allen Stream, 70, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Glasgow, Kentucky. A celebration of life is being planned to be held in Cresto ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Fern Holliday - Creston

    Fern Holliday, 97, of Creston died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, ju ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Dale Wagner - Creston

    Dale Wagner, 73, of Creston, formerly of Rolfe, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at his home in Creston. Mass of Christian burial will be 2 p.m. Monday, ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Mike Stielow - Corning

    Mike Stielow, 53, of Corning died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Immanuel Lutheran Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a. ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Jean Sheridan - Afton

    Jean Sheridan, 68, of Afton died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will be held at a la ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousViolation of court order, 9:08 a.m., Wednesday, North Sycamore Street.Assistance, 10:07 ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Kaydean May Darling, 47, of Greenfield was charged on an Adair County warrant on an original charge of forgery 2 p.m. Feb. 15 in Adair County.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Police

    Jessica Renee Pettit, 30, 314 N. Division St., was charged on a Union County warrant for violation o ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:37 pm
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters were dispatched to a grass fire 8 p.m. Thursday on Iris Avenue.According to a C ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:37 pm
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 5:50 p.m. Thursday on North Sumner Avenue.According to a ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:37 pm
  • Police

    MiscellaneousWelfare check, 7:22 a.m., Monday, South Sumner Avenue.Talk to officer, 8:33 a.m., Monda ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Sheriff

    Dale Lynn Bisbee, 1239 Highway 34, reported between 9 p.m. Feb. 12 and 9:10 a.m. Feb. 13 his mailbox ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    Shaun James Walkup of Diagonal was charged with third-offense operating while intoxicated 12:05 a.m. ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Sheriff

    Brian Foland of Murray reported his 1988 Plymouth Aries K-car he had been using for parts was taken ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Police

    Isaiah Matthew Foster, 18, 511 S. Maple St., was charged with possession of a controlled substance 1 ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • POET benefits farmers and drivers

    From Greg OlsenGeneral Manager, POET Biorefining – Corning There is an impending agriculture crisis ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Take that, Punxsutawney Phil

    Sometimes, you just have to get outside and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine.That’s especially the ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Am I my brother’s keeper?

    In 1928, a very interesting case came before the courts in Massachusetts. It concerned a man who had been walking on a boat dock when suddenly he trip ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Asking for return of stolen items

    From Rev. Delores DoenchCromwellThe session members of Platte Center United Presbyterian Church (USA ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Management needs to step up to the plate

    At 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, I tried to check out at Wal-Mart. They had four lines open with people standing six and seven deep. Next, I went to se ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Are you an essential church member?

    In every healthy congregation, you will find certain people who comprise the essential “heart and soul” of the church. Note ... they are always presen ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Thank you for the generous donations

    From Ruby StephensShannon CityI am reporting for the Food for Life mission program you generous dono ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Certificate of Need important to Iowa's health care systems

    Iowa has one of the highest quality, lowest cost health care systems in the United States. And at the heart of that system are 118 community hospitals ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • It’s an honor to honor our nations veterans

    This past month, the youth in Creston were able to experience something that many of today’s youth will never know. They had the pleasure and honor to ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Don’t mark your mistakes

    On New Year’s Day 1929, Georgia Tech played UCLA in the Rose Bowl. In that game, a young man named Roy Riegels recovered a fumble for UCLA. Picking up ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Congregate meals

    Feb. 27 – March 3 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: beef italiano, garlic rotini, Lima beans, wheat roll, apricots.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Club news

    Creston Ladies Literary Circle met Feb. 17 at the home of Sherry McKie with 18 members present. President Vanita Moberg conducted business including r ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Club news

    The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Windrow meeting room with 17 members and one guest. President-elect Korina Lou ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Congregate meals

    Feb. 20-24 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: closed for Presidents' Day.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Habitat for Humanity benefit dance scores big hit

    On Saturday evening, Feb. 11, 110 friends of Habitat for Humanity gathered at the Chicken Inn to celebrate Valentine's Day and raise money for house N ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Congregate meals

    Feb. 13-17 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: tomato basil chicken, parslied noodles, green peas, wheat bread, straw ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Club news

    The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Windrow meeting room with 21 members and two guests. President Chris Eaton pres ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Congregate meals

    Feb. 6-10 Monday: roast beef with gravy, mashed red potatoes, California vegetable blend, dinner roll, birthday cake.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Club news

    Union County Genealogical Society The January meeting of Union County Genealogical Society met Jan. 23 at Gibson Memorial Library. Nine members and o ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Jan. 18.Canasta winners were Barb Bills, fi ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 10:50 am

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