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  • Financial Peace University begins Sept. 13 in Creston

    Local families will learn how to create budgets and dump debt under the guidance of financial guru Dave Ramsey during a nine-week program beginning Se ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Adair County 4-H’ers compete in awardrobe event

    Hannah Jorgensen, was one of 25 Iowa youth who received top awards during the 2015 State Fair 4-H awardrobe clothing event held at the Memorial Union ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Luncheon set for Sept. 9

    Creston Prime Time Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, invites all ladies to their September luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9 ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • First Friday: September exhibit features artists’ dollhouses

    Arlene Carlston delicately rearranged the miniature furniture in the living room of a German Tudor-style dollhouse.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Day in the Life: James Paup

    GREENFIELD — The engine revs under the hood as James Paup drives his truck down the road to pull over a speeding vehicle in rural Adair County. The su ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Celebrating three-year anniversary

    God's Outreach Deliverance International Church will be celebrating its three-year anniversary on Saturday and Sunday at 306 N. Oak St. in Creston. Sa ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Sept. 3, the 246th day of the year. There are 119 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Aug ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Giles sentenced for lascivious acts conviction

    Kevin Jay Giles, 43, of Creston was sentenced to 10 years suspended prison time, five years probation and a fine of $1,000 on a charge of lascivious a ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Wellman’s employee retires after 50 years with company

    Charlie Weil was among the first employees hired by Wellman Dynamics in Creston when its doors opened Aug. 25, 1965.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Quiet zone: Engineering firm will pay to extend medians

    Veenstra & Kimm engineering firm will now pay in full. The firm — which designed the safety improvement project in uptown Creston that included median ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Timberwolves set to clash with Bedford

    Southwest Valley and Bedford enter their week two matchup in Corning in a similar position as they did last year.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Ground games square off Friday at Panther Field

    Don’t arrive late.Creston/O-M’s home opener Friday not only starts a half-hour earlier than normal a ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • 9-11 game shirts to raise funds for responder units

    With next week's game between Winterset and Creston/O-M at Winterset falling on Sept. 11, the Winterset High School student council embarked on a plan ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Area volleyball

    Diagonal 3,South Page 0DIAGONAL — Diagonal opened its season here Tuesday with a 25-11, 25-13, 25-23 ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Sports briefs

    DALLAS CENTER — In Wednesday's CNA sports section, it was reported that Creston's cross country team had two medalists at Tuesday's Dallas Center-Grim ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • 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 - 1:56 pm
  • 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
  • Richard Lechtenberger - Creston

    Richard Lechtenberger, 75, of Creston died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Fun ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Art Lilly - Afton

    Art Lilly, 73, of Afton died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Thelma Cain - Creston

    Thelma Cain, 87, of Creston, formerly of Lenox, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services will be 2 p ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Kathy Mayne - Des Moines

    On the morning of Aug. 31, 2015, Kathy passed away after a 20-month battle with cancer surrounded by her family. Kathy was 56 years old. A celebration ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:11 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. today at th ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Carlton Arey - Highlands Ranch, Colo.

    Graveside memorial services for Carlton Arey will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at Evergreen Cemetery, near the Jerusalem church, northeast ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:14 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
  • Sheriff

    Taycey Nichole Martin, 31, 400 N. Maple St., was charged on an Adams County warrant for assault 8 a. ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Police

    Amanda Beth Atkins, 802 N. Cherry St., was charged with domestic abuse assault 7:48 p.m. Wednesday a ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 7:42 a.m., Aug. 25.Ongoing criminal investigation, 2:35 p.m., Aug. 25.Ong ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Adam Thomas Harris, 29, 2994 130th St., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possessio ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 1:47 p.m., Tuesday, West Montgomery Street.Medical, 5:28 p.m., Tuesday, West T ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousCivil dispute, 2:26 p.m., Tuesday, North Pine Street.Information, 4:07 p.m., Tuesday, N ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • 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
  • Curbside recycling should be a choice

    From Laural Griswold Creston I am not saying I favor or oppose curbside recycling. I am saying that I believe the decision to do either one is up to t ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Gerharz: September happenings

    September finds the Chamber of Commerce busier than ever. This is due in large part to the help and assistance that the Chamber gives to the Creston/S ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Another endorsement for Judy Woods

    From Warren Woods Creston Since I know Judy Woods personally and probably better than anyone else, I want to write a letter of support for her write-i ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:15 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. 2, 2015 - 11:01 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
  • 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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