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  • CHS students pass learning on to younger generation

    As Benjamin Franklin once said, "A penny saved is a penny earned." Creston High School students have used that knowledge and passed it along to third- ...
    April 20, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Area blood drives planned

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make a difference in the lives of patients this spring by giving blood.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Creston Middle School to present musical 'Character Street'

    Creston Middle School students will perform a puppet musical by composer Andy Beck 5:30 p.m. Monday at the CMS gym.
    April 17, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • ServSafe class to be held in May

    ServSafe, the national certification program for food service managers, will be held May 11 at ISU Extension and Outreach Taylor County Office in Bedf ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • SWCC hits the "Gas" during Pay It Forward Week

    There are only 40 tickets available per night. So, don't wait to get your seat for SWCC Drama Club's production of "Gas Light" slated April 23-26 duri ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Creston prom scheduled Saturday

    Creston High School's prom "A Black Tie Affair" is Saturday. The public is welcome to attend pictures from 4 to 5 p.m. at Maple Street Memories as wel ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Harris awarded DAR Good Citizen

    Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution named Ashley Lynn Harris of Creston as the winner of the DAR Good Citizen award.
    April 17, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • DAR names essay winners

    Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution awarded winners of American history and Christopher Columbus essays at their meeting Ap ...
    April 20, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • CHS calendar

    April 20-26MondayFFA State Leadership Conference, Ames.4:30 p.m. JV/varsity boys tennis against Clar ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • What's new at Orient Library

    Learning ExpressDid you know the Orient Public Library offers 24/7 remote access to Learning Express ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Clarinda sweeps Creston/O-M tennis

    Clarinda came out victorious against both Creston/O-M tennis squads Monday, 7-2 in both boys action here and girls play at Clarinda.
    NEW: April 21, 2015 - 1:21 am
  • Panther golfers split with Clarinda

    The Creston/O-M boys golf team breezed past Clarinda here Monday on a windy afternoon at Crestmoor Golf Club, while the Panther girls lost to a balanc ...
    NEW: April 21, 2015 - 1:21 am
  • Spartan shooters win DNR event

    ACKLEY — Southwestern's shooting team continued it successful season by sweeping the first six individual places and taking the team title at the Iowa ...
    NEW: April 21, 2015 - 1:19 am
  • Creston Middle School track results

    RED OAK — The Creston eighth-grade and seventh-grade girls both took third place at a tough meet in Red Oak Thursday.
    NEW: April 21, 2015 - 1:19 am
  • Sports briefs

    A free baseball camp for players in fourth through seventh grades will be held Thursday, April 23 at the Creston High School baseball field.
    NEW: April 21, 2015 - 1:18 am
  • Rain postpones season opener

    CORNING — Rain and the threat of more pushed the start of the 2015 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season at Adams County Speedway to Saturday.
    NEW: April 21, 2015 - 1:17 am
  • Area girls track

    RED OAK — Lenox had a respectable showing here Monday in the large-school class of the rescheduled Lady Tiger Relays, finishing a close fourth place.
    NEW: April 21, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Area golf

    LEON — Tessa Shields of Mount Ayr was girls medalist with a 45 as the Raiderettes were defeated by Central Decatur here Monday, 214-247.
    NEW: April 21, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Local club forms for offseason wrestling

    The official wrestling season may have ended in February, but a group of Creston/O-M competitors have extended their season.
    April 20, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Mostek continues pipeline to Northwest Missouri State

    Add another Creston track and field standout moving on to the next level at Northwest Missouri State University.
    April 20, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Betty Snyder – Murray

    Betty Snyder, 57, of Murray died April 18, 2015, at her home near Thayer. Services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, April 23, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Maxine Huntington – Creston

    Maxine Huntington, 78, of Creston died April 18, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Art Gladfelder – Shannon City

    Arthur "Art" H. Gladfelder, 77, of Shannon City died April 18, 2015, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Celebration of life graveside services will be 11 ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • David Sidie – Creston

    David Sidie, 65, of Creston died April 15, 2015, at his home in Creston. No local services will be h ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • James C. Aldridge – Des Moines

    James C. Aldridge passed away April 12 at Wesley Acres in Des Moines. A Memorial Service in celebration of his life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • David Sidie – Creston

    David Sidie, 65, of Creston died April 15, 2015, at his home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 25 and 34.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Mamie Ramsbottom – Frisco, Texas

    Mamie L. Ramsbottom, 92, of Frisco, Texas, formerly of Creston, died April 11, 2015, at Prairie Estates Nursing Home in Frisco, Texas. Funeral service ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Elsie Lamb – Creston

    Elsie Lamb, 81, of Iowa City, formerly of Creston, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on April 10, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Roger Timm Fay – Corning

    Roger Timm Fay, 67, of Corning died April 7, 2015, at his home. Celebration of life services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 17, at Pearson Family ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Mamie Ramsbottom – Frisco, Texas

    Mamie Ramsbottom, 92, of Frisco, Texas, formerly of Creston, died April 11, 2015, at Prairie Estates Nursing Home, Frisco, Texas. Services are pending ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTalk to officer, 11:54 a.m., Friday, North Pine Street.Violation of court order, 1:10 p ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:09 p.m., Friday, West Adams Street.Medical, 8:05 a.m., Saturday, North Maple ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Sheriff

    Clayton A. Allison, 52, of Lorimor was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of a no-conta ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAlarm, 3:01 p.m., Thursday, 170th Street.Burn complaint, 6:20 p.m., Thursday, South Bir ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTrespassing, 7:21 a.m., Thursday, Laurel Street.Harassing communication, 8:21 a.m., Thu ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Sheriff

    Joshua James Koder, 31, of Winterset was charged on a Department of Corrections warrant for probatio ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Police

    Lance Lynam, 44, of Lorimor was charged on a Union County warrant for failure to appear on an origin ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:37 a.m., Wednesday, North Lincoln Street.Alarm, 7:59 p.m., Wednesday, West ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Police

    Jeff E. Mendenhall, 60, of Corning was charged with driving while revoked and driving while barred 6 ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:25 a.m., Tuesday, New York Avenue.Medical, 9:04 a.m., Tuesday, 190th Street. ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Please respect the ISSB gardens

    I'm passionate about designing and planting the gardens for ISSB, and I hear people appreciate the beauty when they drive or walk by. The Adams Street ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Poolman: Comics, firefighting blurring gender lines

    A few months ago, I sat on the couch of my friend Nicole Shope watching something on Netflix.We were ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Salute to our veterans

    From Marion E. Chubick, U.S. Army veteranCrestonOur area veterans deserve recognition for their sacr ...
    April 9, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Paulsen: Tax time is upon us

    Next Wednesday is April 15, otherwise known as tax day. If you don’t have your taxes done yet, you best get going on all the fun or else get your exte ...
    April 9, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Richardson: The misadventures of a baby-faced journalist

    Looking “old” is never something I've been good at. Maybe it's because I'm quiet. Maybe it's the glasses. Maybe it's my inability to grow anything on ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Celebrate Week Of the Young Child

    From Brandi Snyder, president of Green Valley Chapter of the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children
    April 7, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Poolman: Life is short

    As I get older, I keep learning new life lessons. Recently, the lesson that has been playing over and over in front of me is that life is short, and w ...
    April 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Thank you

    Members of Creston First United Methodist Church would like to thank the community for supporting Creston Police and Union County Sheriff's department ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • A behind the scenes look at a jazz competition

    I took a rare day off Tuesday and made the journey up to Des Moines to help support my girlfriend Pam and her high school band at the Iowa Jazz Champi ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • PETERSON: An elite athletic program runs under the state radar

    The Creston/O-M wrestling team went 17-0 in regular season duals —winning the Hawkeye 10 for the sixth time since 2006 — and claimed tournament champi ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 20-24Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Club news

    Afton Federated Garden ClubThe regular meeting of the Afton Federated Garden Club was held March 13 ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 13-17Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    April 10, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Club news

    Creston Ladies Literary CircleCreston Ladies Literary Circle met April 4 at the home of Connie Rhine ...
    April 10, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 6-10Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    April 3, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met March 25.Canasta winners were Wanda Nash, f ...
    April 3, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met March 18.Canasta winners were Mary Kline, f ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 30-April 3Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 6 ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Feb. 25.Canasta winners were Joan Chubick, ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Club news

    AuxiliaryA GRMC Auxiliary meeting was held Feb. 9 in the MAP Conference beginning at 10:07 a.m. A t ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:54 am

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