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  • Six Panthers earn All-Hawkeye 10 honors

    REGIONAL— Six Creston softball players have earned All-Hawkeye 10 honors for their efforts on the diamond this season.
    UPDATED: July 26, 2016 - 2:30 am
  • Football camps to be held at Creston/O-M

    Football camps will be held soon for Creston/Orient-Macksburg football.The camp for those going into ...
    July 26, 2016 - 1:49 am
  • Nodaway Valley to host football camp

    Nodaway Valley will hold its junior high and high school football camp from Monday, Aug. 1-through Friday. Aug. 5.
    July 26, 2016 - 1:55 am
  • Briley has MVP-caliber night in Waukee

    WAUKEE — Taylor Briley hit a home run in her last day wearing a Creston Panthers uniform. Briley too ...
    July 26, 2016 - 2:21 am
  • Creston XC to hold camp

    Creston/Orient-Macksburg will hold its cross country camp on Monday, Aug. 1 and Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 5:30-7 p.m.
    July 26, 2016 - 1:49 am
  • Dream postseason run ends at state for NV

    DES MOINES — Nodaway Valley’s baseball season went farther than anyone within the program could have envisioned back when practice started in early Ma ...
    July 25, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Dolechek relishes Shrine Bowl experience

    CEDAR FALLS — Mount Ayr graduate Kyle Dolechek stood on the sideline before the start of Saturday’s annual Shrine Bowl football game with a smile on h ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • CARTER: Championship Friday a treat to all

    FORT DODGE — Five championships. Five celebrations. Unbelievably loud fans. Tears of joy. Tears of sadness. One day that will linger in the minds of t ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Dream postseason ride ends at state for NV baseball

    DES MOINES — Nodaway Valley's run to the state baseball tournament provided Wolverine backers many exciting moments. Early on, the Wolverines gave the ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Seventh is swell for Creston softball

    FORT DODGE — After two long hot days in Fort Dodge, Creston softball takes home hardware naming them as the seventh best team in Class 4A.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • Clifford Eugene “Gene” Reed

    Clifford Eugene “Gene” Reed, 68, of Ellston, died June 22, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wed ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Zoey Van Eaton

    Zoey Van Eaton, 17, of Greenfield died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee.Funeral ser ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Clifford Reed - Ellston

    Clifford (Gene) Reed, 68, of Ellston died Friday, July 22, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston.
    July 22, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Mark Meier - West Des Moines

    Mark “Moose” Meier, 28, of West Des Moines died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at his home in West Des Moines.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Linda Medland - Newton

    Linda Neal (Cathcart) Medland, passed away peacefully July 17, 2016, at Park Centre in Newton. She was the daughter of James and LaVera (McKern) Cathc ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Jimmie Lee Lednum - Creston

    Jimmie Lee Lednum, 79, of Creston died Saturday, July 16, 2016. According to his wishes, there will ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Helen Stutt - Creston

    Helen Stutt, 85, of Creston died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Pr ...
    July 18, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Nicole Carmichael - Ottawa, Kan.

    On Jan. 26, 1980, a baby girl was born at 6:29 p.m. in Red Oak. She was named Nicole May. On July 9, 1980, Nicole had a change in her life and on July ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Leo Berry - Bendena, Kan.

    Leo Berry, 81, of Bendena, Kansas, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at a Kansas City hospital. Mass w ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:19 pm
  • E. Donald Widener - Creston

    E. Donald Widener, 94, of Creston died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at Afton Care Center in Afton. Celeb ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTheft, 8:38 a.m., Friday, West Mills Street.Found property, 8:49 a.m., Friday, North Oa ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Serena Sims, 32, of Fontanelle was charged with driving while suspended 12:55 a.m. Friday in Adams C ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAlarm, 12:51 p.m., Thursday, South Sumner Street. ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Police

    Tyler Dillon Mackay, 701 W. Jefferson St. Apt. 4, said sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Accident

    Kane Allen Michael Farlow, 18, of Creston was cited for reckless driving after an accident 6:10 p.m. ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousAccident, 6:10 p.m., Wednesday, Highway 34.Medical, 7:10 p.m., Wednesday, Grand Avenue. ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Police

    Kane Allen Michael Farlow, 18, 1106 W. Montgomery St., was charged with felony eluding causing bodil ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Police

    Tawanya Wyett, 30, 601 W. Adams St., was charged with allowing an animal to run at large 7:37 p.m. T ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 12:47 a.m. Thursday in Ringgold County.According to an Io ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    William Scott Davis of Corning was charged with three counts of intent to deliver on certain or real ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • CARTER: Championship Friday a treat to all

    FORT DODGE — Five championships. Five celebrations. Unbelievably loud fans. Tears of joy. Tears of sadness. One day that will linger in the minds of t ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Come to the fair, it's all about 'more'

    The Union County Fair is July 23-28 at the fairgrounds in Afton. Everyone is invited to come out for the fun, food, exhibits, animals, activities and ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Creston softball takes on own personality

    FORT DODGE — Each season, a new group of players steps out onto the softball field. Some have been their for a long time, the program’s juniors and ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Join the fun at Gibson Memorial Library

    Did you know that Gibson Memorial Library was in fact a Pokéstop? You might not, but with Pokémon Go sending everyone around town capturing monsters w ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • The town will be overfull in 11 days

    Look for about 20,000 extra people in Creston on July 25 for the RAGBRAI overnight stop.Most all the ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Enjoy the fun at the library fundraising event

    Gibson Memorial Library is excited to announce its fundraising campaign kickoff event that is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. This event w ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • CARTER: Not the first rodeo, but maybe more special

    It’s kind of a big deal. Continued disappointments  to one team lingered in the minds of those ass ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • 'A Sunday with Matilda'

    In recent weeks, it has been my pleasure to update area civic groups on the development of the Creston Area Library and Cultural Center, and the manif ...
    July 13, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Double standard

    Hillary Clinton would be better off if Bill Clinton would recuse himself from her campaign.Sometimes ...
    July 12, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Sad news from Friday's accident

    We are terribly saddened to have learned that a traffic accident Friday in Ringgold County took the lives of Renea Baker, a para-educator at Creston C ...
    July 12, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 25-29Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Reunion

    The 19th annual Kent picnic was held July 16 at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston.Those who attended ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met July 14 with 12 attending.Next meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Aug. 1 ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • College news

    Simpson CollegeCaleb Thompson, a Creston resident and senior at Simpson College in Indianola, has be ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 18-22Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Club news

    TOPS IA #1338TOPS IA #1338 met to weigh in 5 p.m. June 27 at the First United Methodist Church in Cr ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Retirement open house for Dolecheck

    A permanent vacation has been brewing and the family of Eula Dolecheck is hosting an open house in honor of her retirement from Bunn-O-Matic.
    July 12, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 11-15Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Club news

    Alpha Sigma Master chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Thursday, June 23, at the home of Marilyn Blazek. Cheryl McClure presided. All members were present a ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • P.E.O. holds convention

    Jodi Emerson, delegate from Chapter AZ, Iowa, and Marcia Riley, delegate from Chapter LG, Iowa, attended the 124th-annual convention of Iowa State Cha ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:17 am

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