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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 17, the 107th day of the year. There are 258 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for thi ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Panthers, Raiders make strides in Drake Relays qualifying

    CHARITON — The Creston and Mount Ayr boys track teams both took big strides toward qualifying events to next weekend's Drake Relays here on ...
    April 16, 2014 - 2:28 am
  • 'To Comfort A King' brings life to Biblical character

    By COURTNEY DAKECNA newsroom assistant cdake@crestonnews.com“They searched throughout Israel for a beautiful girl and found Ab ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Rumors tonight at SWCC

    If you’re looking to hear a juicy rumor, head to Southwestern Community College (SWCC) tonight.Southwestern Community College drama club per ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 10, the 100th day of the year. There are 265 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for thi ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Doster to open CrossFit gym in Creston

    A large part of Chris Doster's life is health, and the Mount Ayr local will expand his love for health and fitness to Creston. Doster, 40, ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:25 pm
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  • GRMC Auxiliary awards $5,000 in scholarships

    Greater Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded five $1,000 scholarships to area applicants pursuing careers in health care.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Iowa CCI discusses concerns with expanding swine facilities

    GREENFIELD — More than 30 concerned individuals and members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) met with Iowa Department of Natural Resou ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity raises money at tip night

    On April 10, Habitat for Humanity of Union County and The Pizza Ranch partnered to help provide safe, affordable housing in Union County by having a t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Afton City Council requests speed reduction on Old Hwy 34

    AFTON — An increase in pedestrian traffic along Old Highway 34 on their way to Afton Lake has forced the Afton City Council and Union County Board of ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Volunteers still needed at Creston/Union County Visitor Center

    Creston/Union County Tourism is currently seeking volunteers to help staff the Creston/Union County Visitor Center, 626 New York Ave.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day Saturday

    To kick-start physical activity and learning now and throughout the summer – a critical out-of-school time for kids – on Saturday the Southern Prairie ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Take a high tech treasure hunt

    Union County Boy Scout Troop No. 129 learned an unusual lesson in technology — outside. This March, the scouts participated in a high-tech treasure hu ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 17, the 107th day of the year. There are 258 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Ap ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Iowa by trail

    A new smartphone application will provide trail users across the state of Iowa the ability to find and document their experiences on the state's more ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • New business manager to be hired for Creston Schools

    Creston Superintendent Steve McDermott announced during Creston School District's regularly scheduled meeting that the district was in search of a new ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • 'Scaled back' Panthers win two events at Ballard

    HUXLEY — Despite not having key team members with a full load of events with the Drake Relays looming later this week, the Creston boys track team was ...
    April 23, 2014 - 2:02 am
  • Gilbert tops Panther boys by 2 strokes

    HUXLEY — Gilbert edged out defending Class 3A state team champion Creston/Orient-Macksburg and Ballard in a tight race for the team championship here ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:55 am
  • Panthers lack urgency in 3-0 loss

    CHARITON — The biggest problem for the Creston girls soccer team here Tuesday in a 3-0 loss to Chariton was that the Panthers lacked urgency, head coa ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:53 am
  • Haley inks with Graceland

    A visit to a local shoe store ended up landing Creston/O-M all-state offensive lineman Nathan Haley a scholarship offer to play football at Graceland ...
    April 23, 2014 - 2:02 am
  • Strong performances despite 8th-place finish for Panther girls

    GRIMES — The Creston girls track team might have had it's lowest finish in the team standings in head coach Clay Arnold's tenure, but that doesn't mea ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:54 am
  • Area track

    VAN METER — The Mount Ayr girls won the 4x400 relay and got a first place finish out of senior Paige Daughton in the 400 hurdles on their way to a fif ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:53 am
  • Area girls soccer

    GREENFIELD — The Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley/Adair-Casey girls did all of their scoring in the first half in an 8-1 victory over Knoxville Thur ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:52 am
  • Area golf

    CD TriangularLEON — Mount Ayr traveled here on Monday for a triangular with host Central Decatur and ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:53 am
  • City league

    Creston Park & RecCoed volleyballApril 16 scores — Pettit Snow Removal 2, Wintersetien 1; H&H 3, ISS ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:52 am
  • Record night

    Junior forward Conner Pals set a school record as the Creston soccer team sent a message Monday night at Panther Field.
    April 22, 2014 - 1:28 am
  • Jo Levine – Creston

    Jo Levine, 84, of Creston died April 21, 2014, at HCI Care Services Hospice Home. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 3 ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Edmund Smith – Creston

    Edmund Smith, 91, of Creston, formerly of Afton, died April 21, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Darlene Foster

    Darlene Foster, 86, of Cromwell died April 15, 2014, at Calvin Community in Des Moines. Services were Friday, April 18, at Faith Chapel in Ankeny. Vi ...
    April 21, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Edmund Smith – Creston

    Edmund Smith, 92, of Creston died April 21, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highwa ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Charles Brightwell – Creston

    Charles Brightwell, 76, of Creston died April 20, 2014, at his home. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 W. Montgomery St.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Jo Ann Turner – Corning

    Jo Ann Turner, 62, of Corning, died April 19, 2014, at Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital in Corning. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April ...
    April 21, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • James “Jim” Junior Walter – Corning

    James "Jim" Junior Walter, 87, of Corning, died April 18, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. T ...
    April 21, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Larry Delaney – Creston

    Larry Delaney, 79, of Creston died April 19, 2014, at HCI Care Services in Creston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23 ...
    April 21, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Jerry Scherer – Shannon City

    Jerry Scherer, 87, of Shannon City, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at her home in Shannon City. Memorial services were 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at ...
    April 21, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Dannie Fain – Creston

    Dannie "Dan" Fain, 71, of Creston died April 11, 2014, at HCI Care Service Hospice House in Creston.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Police

    Mitchell Gaiser, 53, and Trisha Gaiser, 37, 304 North St., Apt. 1, were both charged with fifth-degree theft 1:52 p.m. at Walmart, 806 Laurel St.
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 6:03 a.m. today, South Sumner Street.Medical, 6:22 p.m. Tuesday, East Howard S ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Nathan Vicker, 23, of Creston was charged with interference with official acts and refusal to submit ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousAnimal call, 4:49 p.m., April 14.Gas drive off, 12:39 p.m., Tuesday.Talk to officer, 5: ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:14 a.m., Friday, North Division Street.Medical, 8:26 p.m., Friday, Wyoming ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Police

    Michael Lee Schwieters, 24, of Des Moines was charged with public intoxication 4:30 a.m. Saturday in ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Lenox Police

    Russell Simmons, 53, of Stuart was charged with fifth-degree theft and on a Clarke County warrant fo ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Accidents

    Danny Alan Fry Jr., 26, 304 N. Cherry St., was cited for failure to maintain control after an accide ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Police

    Tyler Wayne Kimball, 20, 504 N. Elm St., was charged on two Brookings, S.D. warrants and possession ...
    April 21, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Accident

    Shaeina Laitaija Raeche Allison, 25, of Ames was cited for violation of financial liability and oper ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • CNA editors take "Plunge for Landon"

    CNA editors Kyle Wilson and Jake Waddingham took the "Plunge for Landon" Monday evening at Green Valley Lake in Creston. Landon is a 5-month-old boy f ...
    April 8, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Jam the Gym

    This video is of the SWCC Dazzlers dance team and faculty dancing to various songs from the 1970s during the annual Jam the Gym event held in the SWCC ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Video: Sonntag condominiums

    About 20 interested Crestonians viewed condominiums built by Don Sonntag during two and a-half hour bus tour all across Atlantic Saturday (March 8, 20 ...
    March 12, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Video from the CHS play 'The Boys Next Door'

    This clip from the Creston High School play "The Boys Next Door" features three mentally challenged men including Lucien (Evan Nielsen), Arnold (Maxx ...
    March 6, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Video: After 70 years, Creston veteran finally receives purple heart

    A pinning ceremony for 93-year-old veteran Alvin "Red" Benson of Creston was held Thursday afternoon at Prairie View Assisted Living. Benson — who was ...
    Feb. 13, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 14-18Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Club news

    Chapter LG P.E.O.Chapter LG P.E.O. met April 1 at the cafe at Prairie View Assisted Living with Lind ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 7-11Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Club news

    VFW Post 1797VFW Post 1797 met March 11 at the Elks Lodge in Creston. Seventeen members and guests w ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 31-April 4Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 6 ...
    March 28, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Club news

    DWF Executive CommitteeThe DWF Executive Committee met 10 a.m. March 13, 2014, at the First Christia ...
    March 28, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 24-28Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    March 21, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Club news

    Alpha Delta KappaIowa Alpha Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa met March 10 at the home of Pam Dunha ...
    March 21, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Reunions

    Class of 1964The Creston class of 1964 is looking for addresses for the following classmates for its ...
    March 21, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 17-21Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    March 14, 2014 - 10:46 am

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