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  • RAGBRAI photo package

    More than 10,000 cyclists and 20,000 people descended upon Creston Monday on The Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. Here are sce ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • RAGBRAI Q&A

    Frank Jowitt AGE: 55 HOMETOWN: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU DONE RAGBRAI? Second year WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Family bonding on RAGBRAI

    For the Sullivan family of greater Fort Worth, Texas, this year’s RAGBRAI was a new experience.Father Joe, a native of the Des Moines area, ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • McKinley Park Festival to be held Saturday

    The 12th-annual McKinley Park Festival – featuring free children’s events, food and Bill Riley Talent Search – takes place Saturday in Crest ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Nodaway Valley student killed in motorcycle accident

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A motorcycle-SUV collision took the life of 17-year-old Zoey Van Eaton of Fontanelle 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in west Nashvill ...
    July 22, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 21, the 203rd day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are 163 days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston Ne ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:27 am
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  • Greater Regional welcomes urgent care provider Abigail Clarkson

    Greater Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is pleased to announce Abigail Clarkson, ARNP, FNP-BC will join the rotation of providers in the new Greater Re ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Day in the life: Mike Hilger

    For the past eight years, Creston native Mike Hilger has served the campers, hunters and fishermen of Union County's High Lakes and surrounding recrea ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Tractor Supply Co. to open Creston store in August

    Tractor Supply Company (TSC), the largest chain of rural lifestyle retail stores in the United States, will open the doors to its new Creston location ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Local riders appreciate chance to ride 'home'

    Riders on the 44th annual Register's Great Bike Rice Across Iowa from Creston felt a sense of pride as they completed the toughest day on the 44th edi ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • Teaming up to make a successful ride

    Bonnie O’Day had plans to make her maiden voyage on RAGBRAI this year.Several days before though, he ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Friendliness rubs off on guests

    Day two of RAGBRAI was a bit of an easier one for Melanie Amadick of West St. Paul, Minnesota, and her teammate, Mary Anne Kessler of Norwalk.
    July 26, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • RAGBRAI Q&A

    Frank Jowitt AGE: 55 HOMETOWN: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU DONE RAGBRAI? ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • RAGBRAI photo package

    More than 10,000 cyclists and 20,000 people descended upon Creston Monday on The Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. Here are scenes from t ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Family bonding on RAGBRAI

    For the Sullivan family of greater Fort Worth, Texas, this year’s RAGBRAI was a new experience.Fathe ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Creston vet honored at Afton Care Center

    AFTON – The late Earl “Don” Widener, a longtime Creston resident and World War II veteran was honored Saturday, June 25, for his service at Afton Care ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Harvey Howard Olson - Montrose, Colorado

    Harvey Howard Olson, 80, of Montrose, Colorado, died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his home in Montrose, with his wife at his side, after three long yea ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • Leland Inman - Corning

    Leland Inman, 83, of Corning died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Fam ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Velma King Lorenz - Creston

    Velma King Lorenz, 94, of Creston died Monday, July 25, 2016, at Clearview Home in Clearfield.Funera ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Richard (Dick) E. Baker - Creston

    Richard (Dick) E. Baker, 80, of Creston died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Fun ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • Frances “Fran” Kelly - Waukee

    Frances “Fran” Kelly, 85, of Waukee died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at HCI Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Fi ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Zoey Alexis Van Eaton - Greenfield

    Zoey Alexis Van Eaton, 17, of Greenfield died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee.Fune ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • Jim Cihak - Norwalk

    Jim Cihak, 91, died July 24, 2016, at his residence in Norwalk. Mass of Christian Burial will be noon Thursday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Crest ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:20 pm
  • Rose Ferris - Tarkio, Missouri

    Rose Ferris, 74, of Tarkio, Missouri, died Monday, July 26, 2016, at the Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Tarkio, Missouri. Services ar ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:21 pm
  • Clifford Eugene “Gene” Reed - Ellston

    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 27, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • Zoey Van Eaton - Greenfield

    Zoey Van Eaton, 17, of Greenfield died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee. Funeral s ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:22 pm
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:53 p.m., Friday, Wyoming Avenue.Medical, 8:59 p.m., Friday, East Mills Stree ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Police

    Ryan Jason Parmenter, 20, 508 N. Vine St., was charged with simple domestic abuse 10:21 p.m. July 14 ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • 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
  • Bower: No Code of Conduct for U.S. Supreme Court

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s opinions about Donald Trump caused a firestorm when they became public a couple of weeks ago. Speaking candidly to the New York ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:22 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
  • 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
  • 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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