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  • CHS Inc. donates $2,500 to local charities

    CHS Inc. — North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company — presented five Creston organizat ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Sept. 25, 2014, the 268th day of the year. There are 97 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser fo ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Panther Lanes under new management

    Panther Lanes has reopened this month under new management. Mike Monroe, general manager, said many changes are underway at Panther Lanes bo ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • No-flight weekend

    Not a single hot air balloon entered the sky during the 37th annual southwest Iowa Balloon Days event held over the weekend in Creston. Pilo ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Banned Books Week: celebrating the freedom to read

    What do the Bible, The Adventures of Captain Underpants and The Catcher in the Rye have in common? All three have found themselves on a list ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Panthers beat Greene Co. 23-7; Raiders roll (again)

    JEFFERSON — Creston/Orient-Macksburg wrapped up the non-district portion of its schedule with a 23-7 victory over Greene County Friday, afte ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:13 pm
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  • CHS calendar

    Sept. 29-Oct. 4MondayPicture retakes.4 p.m. seventh and eighth grade volleyball against Clarinda, he ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Become a Friend of 4-H Record Keeper

    GREENFIELD — Record-keeping skills are an important life skill. Many 4-H alumni credit their experiences keeping a 4-H record book with helping them m ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Trial date set in Bedford murder case

    First-degree murder charges were dropped against Cindy Lou Malson, 47, of Bedford, and charges still remain against Zachary J. Curtis Malson, 24, of B ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Adams Street Espresso under new management

    One of uptown Creston’s staple businesses will undergo a major transition Oct. 1.New managers Rick a ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Uptown Creston Food Crawl planned

    Uptown Creston Food Crawl will be 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in Uptown Creston. This is a celebration of locally sourced foods.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • CHS Inc. donates $2,500 to local charities

    CHS Inc. — North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company — presented five Creston organizations nomin ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Sept. 25, 2014, the 268th day of the year. There are 97 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this wee ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Gospel quartet to perform Sunday

    Life Church, Assembly of God, 417 Wyoming Ave., Creston, will have "Sounds of Inspiration," a Southern gospel men's quartet from Newton, coming to min ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • College news

    Des Moines Area Community CollegeDes Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students from the Creston ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • City's traffic safety improvement project 65% complete

    A traffic safety improvement project currently being completed at the Elm Street and New York Avenue railroad crossings in uptown Creston is about 65 ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Nodaway Valley captures SW Valley tourney crown

    CORNING — Nodaway Valley defeated Exira/EHK in the championship match here Saturday in the Southwest Valley Tournament, 21-17, 20-22, 15-7.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Spartans split with Graceland JV squads

    The Southwestern volleyball team was five points from a sweep of two matches here Monday night.The S ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Panther JV wins tourney; freshmen take third

    Creston junior varsity took first place and the freshman team was third in the Panther Invitational Saturday.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Creston/O-M freshman-JV football

    Creston/O-M fell behind 19-0 in the first quarter before just falling short in a 25-20 Glenwood junior varsity win Monday night at Panther Field.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Woodward-Granger shuts out Timberwolves

    Wood.-Granger 48, Southwest Valley 0CORNING — Southwest Valley had a rough homecoming Friday in a 48 ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Sports briefs

    The Southwestern Community College men's basketball team is holding a "tip night" at Creston Pizza Ranch Wednesday night to raise money for new unifor ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Big plays propel Panthers past Glenwood

    GLENWOOD — The Creston/Orient-Macksburg Panthers amassed more than 500 yards of total offense, including three touchdowns of more than 50 yards, in a ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Raiders keep their hold on rivalry's "Rock"

    GREENFIELD — Grant Staats and Kyle Dolecheck had two touchdowns each as visiting Mount Ayr defeated Nodaway Valley Friday night, 42-14, in the annual ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Area football

    East Union 68,ACA 33AFTON — East Union bounced back from a big defeat by picking up a 68-33 win over ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Middle school volleyball

    8th gradeCreston eighth-graders won three sets and lost six in action against Winterset Tuesday.Team ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Helen Seeley – Creston

    Helen Seeley, 88, of Creston died Sept. 26, 2014, at Crest Haven Care Centre. Private services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highwa ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Charles 'Chuck' Henry – Creston

    Charles “Chuck” Henry, 50, of Creston died Sept. 27, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Salem Lutheran Chur ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Cheryl Wilson – Lenox

    Cheryl Wilson, 61, of Lenox died Sept. 23, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday, ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Marilyn Clark – Indianola

    Funeral services for Marilyn Clark, 77, of Indianola, formerly of Osceola, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Os ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Dorothy Repplinger - Creston

    Dorothy Repplinger, 88, of Creston, died Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral service will be 11:30 a. ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Dolores 'Jo' Dunkerson – Johnston

    Dolores Joan “Jo” LaMasters Kenworthy Dunkerson, 82, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014. A celebration of Jo’s life will be held on Thursday, S ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Lois Hagle – Corning

    Lois Hagle, 98, of Corning died Sept. 15, 2014, at Corning Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Steven F. Miller – Des Moines

    Steven Freeman Miller, 72, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014 at his home. He was born August 3, 1942 in Creston, Iowa to Joseph and Margaret (Spe ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Louise Jones – Lenox

    Louise Jones, 93, of Lenox died Sept. 18, 2014, in Creston. Celebration of life services were 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Lenox United Methodist Ch ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Connie White - Galveston, Texas

    Connie Elaine White, daughter of Ansell Lee and Goldie Lorene (Shell) White was born on June 21, 1939 in Brooks, Adams County, Iowa. She passed away o ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Police

    Rachel Marie Tucker, 24, 1303 W. Mills St., was charged on a Union County warrant for probation viol ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Dawn Michele Sparks, 39, of Corning was charged with third-degree criminal mischief 1:15 p.m. Wednes ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousHarassing communication, 8:24 a.m., Thursday, North Pine Street.Talk to officer, 10:24 ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Police

    Savanna Hilton, 411 1/2 N. Oak St., reported a carton of cigarettes, Japanese sword and $90 cash wer ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:02 a.m., Wednesday, East Lucas Street.Medical, 8:14 p.m., Wednesday, West Pr ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Marcus Andrew Boyce, 18, 400 N. Birch St., was charged on a Nodaway County, Mo., warrant for failure ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Police

    Ryan Vicker, 1306 W. Jefferson St., reported his dark green 1995 Chevrolet pickup, containing tools, ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Sheriff

    Brad Jones, employee at Up in Smoke, 302 N. Douglas St., Afton, reported his Big Green Egg grill was ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 1:09 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Cherry Street Roa ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 6:50 a.m., today, West Mills Street. ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Reunion

    Gits ReunionThe Gits potluck reunion will be 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at the congregate meal site, restored Cr ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:51 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 29-Oct. 3Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 64 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • Club news

    Mary CircleMary Circle of First Christian Church met Sept. 18 at the home of Marilyn Larimore. Twelv ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:49 am
  • Reunion

    Keller familyThe Keller dinner will be Sunday at the Methodist Church in Afton. Dinner begins at noo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Wednesday.Canasta winners were Barb Bills, ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 15-19Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Reunion

    East Union Class of 1994The East Union class of 1994 will have a family potluck noon Sept. 27 at Aft ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Sept. 3.Canasta winners were Beulah McDonal ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 8-12Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Reunion

    Class of 1950The Creston High School graduating class of 1950 celebrated its 64th reunion Aug. 23.Th ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:44 am

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