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  • 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
  • Iowa Prep Football Poll

    The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2015 season with fi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Fowl outlook at ACS

    CORNING — Damp conditions and no sun breaking through the grey skies made for a cancellation of that night’s festivities here Saturday on Southwest Di ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Sports briefs

    DES MOINES — State qualifying cross country sites have been announced.The Iowa High School Athletic ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Area football

    CLARINDA — Southwest Valley finally broke a scoreless tie on its first drive of the second half, before going on to beat Clarinda Academy 15-0 here on ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Penalties, Norwalk's aerial attack sink Panthers, 26-7

    NORWALK — Junior quarterback Brady Brandsfield threw for 299 yards, including 122 on 13 connections to Tyler Schamel, and Zach Kreider kicked four fie ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Cline, Brown power Tigers past East Union

    AFTON — Lenox and East Union had a number of explosive plays in their game here Friday, but it was Lenox that came out victorious, 56-18.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Area football

    LAMONI — Nodaway Valley struggled from the first play of the game here Friday in a 46-8 loss to Central Decatur at Graceland University.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Prep football scores

    Friday’s scoresADM, Adel 14, Perry 13Albia 36, Mount Ayr 6Bedford 35, Griswold 0Bishop Heelan Cathol ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Bedford takes second at Clarke tourney

    AFTON — Bedford finished second and East Union made the semifinals of the Clarke Volleyball Tournament held Saturday at East Union High School due to ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • 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
  • Grace Spindler - Creston

    Grace Spindler, 95, of Creston, formerly of Benton, Ark., died at Greater Regional Hospice Home on August 24, 2015. Memorial service will at 10:30 a.m ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Maxine Norris - Mount Ayr

    Maxine (Barnett) Norris, 97, of Mount Ayr died Aug. 22, 2015, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. At Max ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Shirley Sevier - Macksburg

    Shirley Joan Sevier, 74, died at her home in Macksburg on Aug. 21, 2015. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Aug. 25, at Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield wit ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • John Van Vleet - Orient

    John Van Vleet, 67, of Orient died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Steen Funeral Home, 101 S.E. ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Shirley Sevier - Macksburg

    Shirley Sevier, 74, of Macksburg died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at her residence. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Steen Funeral Home ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Ruth Lyons - Creston

    Ruth Lyons, 70, of Creston died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24 ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Larry Woods - Lenox

    Larry E. Woods, 74, of Lenox, formerly of Creston, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 at Greater Regional Medical Center, Creston. Funeral Services w ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Police

    Daniel Newell Snedeker, 50, of Diagonal was charged with driving under suspension 10:26 p.m. Friday ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousHazardous material clean-up, 8:48 a.m., Friday, South Sumner Avenue.Medical, 10:56 a.m. ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Miscellaneous Medical, 3:37 a.m., Aug. 24.Traffic complaint, 5:30 a.m., Aug. 24.Accident, 12:33 p.m. ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    Harold Brown, 32, of Clearfield was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia on a Taylor County ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Police

    Allen Hall, 21, 508 W. Montgomery St., was cited and released on the charge of allowing an animal to ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousFire alarm, 8:45 a.m., Thursday, East Lucas Street.Medical, 4:04 p.m., Thursday, Countr ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Sheriff

    Melissa Rutherford, 1278 Green Valley Rd., reported her debit card was taken from her vehicle betwee ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Police

    Michael Cox, 21, 516 W. Mills St., was charged with public intoxication 11:24 p.m. Wednesday at the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Fire

    Medical, 8:07 a.m., Wednesday, East Taylor Street.Medical, 9:02 a.m., Wednesday, Hawk Avenue.Medical ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Accidents

    One accident reported by Creston Police Department and one accident reported by Union County Sheriff
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:42 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
  • Support Friends of the Library

    From Martha PineCrestonAugust is the month for the membership drive for the Friends of the Library. ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Vote for a sensible medium

    From Richard BrammerLenoxObama wants to apologize to all the countries that hate us. Trump says he w ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • More on veteran's tax credit

    From Darlene Loudon Creston I would like to clarify something in Lois Monday's letter to the editor in Tuesday's paper, Aug.18. When she brought up th ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Poolman: Happy anniversary

    Today is Aug. 20. Historical events for today include: • the American Civil War ended in 1866, • NASA launched Voyager 2 into space in 1977, • in 1988 ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Amazing rebound for the library

    From Jeromy Brown Creston Wow, what an amazing rebound for the library. After last year's city council vote contrasted with the two to one public tu ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • The reason I voted no

    From Lois Monday Creston Mr. Ritnour, all it takes is one rotten apple in the barrel to ruin a good thing for everyone else. Mr. Ritnour applied for t ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:16 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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