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  • Tall order

    Creston volleyball fans got brief glimpse at one of the top teams in the state Tuesday night.It took ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 3:46 am
  • Three for the road/home team

    FREEPORT, Ill — Home is where your fans are, so northern Illinois might as well have been the SWCC volleyball team's home this past weekend as it wont ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 3:07 am
  • A cool Bakers double

    For the first time in Creston’s ‘Crowd the Course’ home meet, the Panthers had a pair of runners take first and second in their respective class.
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 3:54 am
  • Young runners win YMCA 5K race

    Creston Community High School freshman cross country runner Clayton Stafford topped a field of 64 runners and walkers in the Southern Prairie YMCA Bal ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Riverside dominates NV homecoming

    GREENFIELD — A mild mid-September night accompanied Nodaway Valley and Oakland, Riverside, onto the field last Friday night. The game against the Bull ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 5:00 am
  • Spartans contend at Graceland meet

    LAMONI — The Southwestern Community College men's golf team competed in the Graceland Invitational Thursday and took third in the 11-team field.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 5:02 am
  • Sports briefs: Middle school football change, Softball scrimmages

    Jeff Bevins, Creston Community Schools activities director, said due to Atlantic's numbers the eighth-grade football game scheduled Thursday at Panthe ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 4:42 am
  • Panther freshmen beat Monarchs

    Cole Strider threw three touchdown passes and Cael Kralik ran for 115 yards and a touchdown as the Creston/O-M freshmen defeated Denison-Schleswig 28- ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 4:40 am
  • First action for CMS XC

    WINTERSET — For the first time, Creston’s middle school cross country team took to a course for a sanctioned event, with the young teams just getting ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 4:41 am
  • Area volleyball roundup: SWV grabs win, Mount Ayr gets valuable experience

    Mount Ayr had one of the more busy weeks of volleyball of anyone in the area this past week, mounting its best challenge against several powerful prog ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 5:04 am
  • George Williamson - Prescott

    George Williamson, 79, of Prescott passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Norma Jean Goldsmith - Red Oak

    Norma Jean Goldsmith, 84, of Red Oak, formerly of Corning, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Red Oak. Memorial services will b ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Donald Trost - Lenox

    Donald Trost, 89, of Lenox died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Prairie Vista Village in Altoona. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Se ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • George Williamson - Prescott

    George Williamson, 79, of Prescott died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson F ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Carol Pugh - Arispe

    Carol M. (Cheers) Pugh, 92, of Arispe died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will be ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Kevin Rinehart - Creston

    Kevin Rinehart, 60, of Creston died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at his home. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service and Cremation ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Edwina Higgins - Corning

    Edwina Higgins, 62, of Corning died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Methodist Jenny Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. Funeral services will be 10:30 ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Carol Pugh - Arispe

    Carol Pugh, 92, of Arispe died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Becky Caldwell - Redding

    Becky Caldwell, 87, of Redding died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Mount Ayr Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Rod Abell - Orient

    Rod “Ironman” Abell, 63, of Orient died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at his home near Orient. Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sep ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters were dispatched to a tractor rollover 1:42 p.m. Sept. 7 at 1204 Kingfisher Ave.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Police

    Klay Evans, 19, of Earlham was charged with possession of paraphernalia 11:18 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Lincoln Street Monday.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Police

    Kyle Duane Hoadley, 28, 404 N. Cherry St., was charged with fifth-degree theft 9:50 p.m. Thursday at the Law Enforcement Center.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Skylar Rose Suzanne Wambold, 19, of Ames, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia 11:42 p.m. Sunday ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Jeffrey Dean McGee, 34, of Stuart was charged with third-offense domestic abuse and false imprisonment 10:49 p.m. Sept. 4 in Adair County.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Police

    Wyatt Keller reported that his vehicle was damaged 4:30 p.m. Tuesday while it was parked at Creston Community High School.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Sheriff

    Robin Annette Carter, 52, of Lorimor was charged on a Union County warrant for second-degree criminal mischief 9:26 p.m. Friday at the Polk County Jai ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTalk to officer, 7:17 a.m., Monday, West Adams Street.Talk to officer, 8:11 a.m., Monda ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Police

    Vincent Bradley, 32, of Lorimor was charged on a Madison County warrant for probation violation on the original charge of driving while barred 11:36 a ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 3:25 pm
  • Police

    MiscellaneousBurglary, 8:57 a.m., Friday, North Division Street.Extra patrol, 11:07 a.m., Friday, No ...
    Sept. 5, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Fishkeeping in our crazy world

    In light of what has been a pretty controversial past month or so, I choose for my column topic this week some more lighthearted material — fishkeepin ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • It is time to get your flu shot

    The federal health folks are recommending that you get your flu shot right now. There has been a big outbreak of the flu over in Australia. Due to tra ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:51 am
  • Celebrate Constitution Week

    From Marjorie KinkadeCreston Sept. 17-23 was proclaimed as Constitution Week when it was signed into ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 2:38 pm
  • Southwest Iowa Provider Awareness

    Southwest Iowa Provider Awareness is hosting a fall vendor and craft show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 600 W. Michig ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • The buck stops here

    From Randy HughesCrestonThere have been statements made that the recent KKK incident does not repres ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Praying for healing and love

    From Pastor Jodi RushingCreston First United Methodist ChurchI was saddened this week to hear and se ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Rivalry games are hard to beat

    I’ve experienced a handful of college football games from the sidelines. None of which stack up to the CyHawk game I had the fortune of photographing ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Support your local business community

    From Jim StalkerCrestonIf you will remember, in January of this year, I started what I thought was s ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Travis family statement: Asking forgiveness, peaceful resolution

    From Jamie and Megan Travis Creston On behalf of the Travis Family, we sincerely apologize for the ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Peterson: Education and a helpful community can heal wounds of hatred

    In the summer of 1979 I was living in a dormitory in Gainesville, Florida, while taking classes and serving a news service internship at the Universit ...
    Sept. 7, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Sept. 18-22 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: sloppy joe, roasted diced potatoes, mixed vegetables, hamburger bun, ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Club news

    Elzevir Reading Circle met 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at the home of Alice Bowers. Members answered roll call by telling the highlights of their summe ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • CHS class of 1977 invites alumni

    The CHS class of 1977 will be having a meet and greet 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at A&G Restaurant and Lounge, 211 W. Adams St., in Creston. Class me ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Club news

    Creston Lions met Tuesday evening, Sept. 5, at the Pizza Ranch. Jerry Katzer, president, opened the meeting and led in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Congregate meals

    Sept. 11-15 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Chicken and dumplings, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, multigrain bread, c ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Congregate meals

    Sept. 4-8 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: closed for Labor Day.
    Sept. 1, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Club news

    Iowa Alpha Sigma Master Chapter met 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the home of Marilyn Larimore, with six members present.
    Sept. 1, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Zellweger baby shower to be held

    ORIENT — Orient Plymouth Congregation Church is hosting a baby shower for mother-to-be Amy Zellweger ...
    Aug. 29, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Aug. 23. Canasta winners were Mary Kline, first; Connie Bailey, second; and Rose Blakesley, third.
    Aug. 25, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Reunion

    McFee reunion The annual Alexander McFee reunion was held in Creston the weekend of August 5-6. Saturday night, dinner was at the Windrow with 15 pres ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:56 am

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