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  • Rainbow Park fountain repairs begin Monday

    The long-awaited restoration of the concrete fountain at Rainbow Park in Creston is scheduled to begin Monday.The project, which will cost a ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Storm dumps 7-inch rain total in Adams County

    Two area counties are under a flash flood warning today after a strong thunderstorm dumped between 1 and 7 inches of rainfall in southwest I ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 30, the 211th day of the year. There are 154 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Elaine Bohling named local Iowan of the Day

    Elaine Bohling has always been an active volunteer and didn't slow down at all when a virus left her with a hearing impairment about six yea ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Battle of the BBQ results

    Here are the results from “Battle of the BBQ” cook-off Friday and Saturday in Corning. Overall Grand champion: Corey Rush of Omaha, Neb., Sm ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Catholic church's new rerun shop to open Aug. 7

    Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston is down to the finishing touches on its new $450,000 rectory rerun rummage shop located directly nort ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
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  • Library's design charrette starts Tuesday

    The Creston library will be hosting two events this week. The first starts Tuesday and your input is needed as Creston Library Board is hosting a desi ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Williamson twister

    A violent tornado tossed her 30,000-pound New Holland combine through the air 1/8 of a mile Sunday. It pummeled four concrete silos leaving rubble eve ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Huntsman sentencing date moved to Aug. 12

    The sentencing date has been changed for Lyndsay Jo Huntsman, 44, of Creston, who pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree theft on May 29.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • ‘Iowa Best’ Chad Elliott to sing at Warren Center

    Award-winning Iowa folk singer/songwriter Chad Elliott will bring his musical storytelling to the Warren Cultural Center (WCC) at 7 p.m. Aug. 15. His ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Lunch for Kids available through Aug. 20

    Lunch for kids are available 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday each week until Aug. 20. Meals are free for students K through 12 and other ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Confirmed tornado in Adams County

    National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Adams County approximately 6:30 p.m. tonight (Sunday).
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Ver Meer finalist for Newton police chief position

    Paul Ver Meer is one of four finalists for the Newton police chief position.Ver Meer is currently th ...
    July 31, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Jimmy Buffett tribute band performs in Corning

    Dance of a Parrotthead is the midwest’s number one Jimmy Buffett tribute band performing at the Corning Opera House Cultural Center 7 p.m. Saturday, A ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • CHS calendar

    Aug. 3-7Monday7 a.m. to 7 p.m., registration, middle school.8 to 9:30 a.m., padded league football c ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Gas prices: Who's driving?

    It's Friday morning, and super unleaded fuel is $2.72 per gallon at the Casey's on U.S. Highway 34 in Creston. At the Casey's on Highway 25 in Greenfi ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Helen Eagan - Creston

    Helen Eagan, 87, of Creston died August 2, 2015, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Terri McMurphy - Creston

    Teresa Lynn McMurphy, 63, of Creston died July 29, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Verlyne Westphal - Corning

    Verlyne Westphal, 85, of Corning, died July 25, 2015, at his home. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the Corning Redeem ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Ronald Tull - Creston

    Ronald Tull, 78, of Creston died July 28, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center. No public services are planned. Pearson Family Funeral Service, 80 ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Delma Bittner - Creston

    Delma Bittner, 89, of Creston, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston, IA. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Satu ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Karen Donner - Afton

    Karen L. Donner, 74, of Afton, formerly of Creston, died July 25, 2015, at the Afton Care Center. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Delma Bittner - Creston

    Delma Bittner, 89, of Creston died July 28, 2015, at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at the Powers Funeral Home, junction o ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Karen Donner - Afton

    Karen Donner, 74, of Afton died July 25, 2015, at Afton Care Center.Services are pending at Pearson ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Verlyne Westphal - Corning

    Verlyne Westphal, 85, of Corning died July 25, 2015 at his home in Corning.Services are pending at P ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Larry "Red" Van Pelt - Indianola

    A celebration of life visitation for Larry “Red” Van Pelt, 81, who passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at the VA Hospital in Des Moines, will be held fr ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Kevin Eugene Stark, 46, of Adair was charged on an Iowa Department of Corrections warrant for violat ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousAssistance, 10:11 a.m., July 27.Vandalism, 3:02 p.m., July 28.Traffic stop, 3:49 p.m., ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:36 p.m., Monday, North Walnut Street. ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousParking complaint, 8:52 a.m., Monday, North Spruce Street.Talk to officer, 9:04 a.m., M ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Randy Allen Etheridge, 45, of Lenox was charged with first-offense operating while intoxicated 1:45 ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Fire

    Firefighters responded to a fire 10:12 p.m. Sunday on Highway 34.According to a Creston Fire report, ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousWarrant, 10:06 a.m., Thursday, North Pine Street.Talk to officer, 10:17 a.m., Thursday, ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 4:11 a.m., today, Grand Avenue.Medical, 5:31 a.m., today, North Elm Street. ...
    July 31, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:03 p.m., Wednesday, North Division Street.Medical, 7:35 a.m., today, South C ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Police

    Dennis Gross, 505 W. Montgomery St., reported someone threw a large stone through the passenger side ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:34 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
  • Club news

    Alpha Sigma Master ChapterAlpha Sigma Master met July 9 for supper at “Up In Smoke” in Afton. Member ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Reunion

    Kent PicnicThe 18th annual Kent picnic was held July 18 at the Salem Lutheran Church, Creston.Those ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Club news

    TOPS 1338TOPS 1338, Creston met July 13 with 10 members weighing in. Carol Sheldahl was best loser a ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Congregate Meals

    Creston mealsJuly 27-31Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 20-24Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met July 9 with eight attending at The Pizza Ranch.The next meeting ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Reunion

    Mitchell Reunion/ExpeditionThe second annual Mitchell reunion/expedition was held June 19-21 at Gree ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 13-17Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:40 am

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