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  • A rural voice

    AFTON — Sen. Joni Ernst told an East Union Community School audience Thursday morning she might be standing in the company of future politic ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • 5 minutes with KeShawn Wilson, SWCC men's basketball player

    AGE: 20HOMETOWN: Lincoln, NebraskaHOW WOULD YOU COMPARE CRESTON NOW TO YOUR FIRST IMPRESSIONS? It’s kind of the same. It’s really small. I’m ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Council discusses options for street improvements

    Representatives with Garden and Associates met with Creston City Council during last week’s council meeting to discuss options for the city’ ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is March 16, the 75th day of the year. So, there are 290 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • CCHS dinner theatre photo package

    CNA photos by SCOTT VICKERIn the garden: Eve (Clarissa Hoffman), right, tries to convince Adam (Tanner Amos) to take a bite of the apple in ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Kiwanis pancake fundraiser photo package

    CNA photos by BAILEY POOLMAN1Pancake fundraiser: Dave Abildtrup, past Kiwanis president, fills up a measuring cup with pancake batter during ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:08 am
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  • Starting out right

    DANVILLE, ILL — Step one for the week in an already record-breaking season is successfully in the books for the Southwestern Community College men’s b ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Waigand Farms wins Creston Parks and Rec tournament

    Waigand Farms won this season's Creston men's basketball league tournament, held on Thursday, March 16 in the middle school gym.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • This season's Creston varsity basketball cheerleaders

    CNA photo by RYAN KRONBERGThis season’s Creston High School varsity basketball cheerleaders were, fr ...
    March 21, 2017 - 8:09 am
  • Whatever it takes to help the team

    Whatever the task Southwestern Community College head basketball coach Todd Lorensen has for top assistant Scott Davis, Davis will complete the task a ...
    March 21, 2017 - 8:12 am
  • Sports briefs

    DES MOINES — Alex Welsch of Nodaway Valley was an all-conference player for Grand View University's basketball team that competed in the NAIA Division ...
    March 21, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • Spring Hawkeye 10 all-academic honorees

    A total of 17 Creston and Creston/Orient-Macksburg students were honored with distinction on the Hawkeye 10 winter sport all academic team.
    March 21, 2017 - 8:01 am
  • Pine Valley bowling results (March 21)

    stro Mixed LeagueFeb. 26Team PointsRhine Body Repair 63.5Ellis Poore 57Sunday Stars 52Bud Profen 51T ...
    March 21, 2017 - 8:15 am
  • Third time a charm

    ST. LOUIS — A Union County native son found his dream spot Saturday night.When Cory Clark stood atop ...
    March 20, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Continuing his father’s legacy

    Todd Lorensen’s had a perfect role model from a young age. He had an ideal teacher for his career a ...
    March 20, 2017 - 7:42 am
  • National tournament finally here

    For Southwestern Community College’s men’s basketball team, the layoff between the NJCAA Division II Region XI championship game and the opening round ...
    March 20, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • Thomas Rotert - Creston

    Thomas Jude Rotert, 55, of Creston died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Sharing services will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Lois Scott - Clearfield

    Lois Scott, 94, of Clearfield died Monday, March 20, 2017, at her home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, at United M ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Mike Sluyter Sr. - Creston

    Mike Sluyter, Sr., 49, of Creston died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at his home in Creston. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at McKinley ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Theresa Lovell - Urbandale

    Theresa Lovell, 81, of Urbandale, formerly of Creston, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Karen Acres Health Care Center in Urbandale. Mass of Chr ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Theresa Lovell - Urbandale

    Theresa Lovell, 81, of Urbandale, formerly of Creston, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Karen Acres Care Center in Urbandale. Services are pending at P ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Dennis Nelson - Ellston

    Dennis G. Nelson, 80, of Ellston died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at his home near Ellston. Services will be held at a later date in Mankato, Minnesota.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Donna Tillman - Creston

    Donna (Starlin) Tillman, 69, of Creston died Friday, March 17, 2017, at her home in Creston. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Monday, March 20, at Pea ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Thomas Rotert - Creston

    Thomas “Tom” Rotert, 55, of Creston died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • James Paxton Jr. - Creston

    James "Jim" Paxton, Jr., 73, of Creston died March 18, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. No memorial services will be held.
    March 20, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Dennis Nelson - Ellston

    Dennis G. Nelson, 80, of Ellston died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at his home in Ellston. Arrangements are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of h ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Yaasmyn Spivey, 19, of Omaha, Nebraska, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia 10:37 a.m. ...
    March 22, 2017 - 2:10 pm
  • Police

    Cameron Murphy, 38, of Lakewood, Colorado, was charged with operating while intoxicated, felon in po ...
    March 22, 2017 - 2:10 pm
  • Police

    MiscellaneousSuspicious person, 12:20 a.m., Friday, West Union Street.Traffic stop, 12:50 a.m., Frid ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 10:14 a.m., Wednesday, South Sumner Avenue.Traffic stop, 10:29 a.m., Wedn ...
    March 20, 2017 - 8:14 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Kharlice D. Anderson, 24, of Cedar Rapids was charged with possession of marijuana 2:34 a.m. March 7 ...
    March 17, 2017 - 7:45 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousMedical, 6 p.m., Feb. 28.Information (2), 6:11 p.m., Feb. 28.Civil dispute, 6:41 a.m., ...
    March 17, 2017 - 7:45 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Michael Alexander, 40, of Corning was charged with driving while license was suspended 9:47 p.m. Mon ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Police

    Teresa Joan Earley, 40, 1102 Patt St., was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of probat ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousTraffic hazard, 7 a.m., March 5.Suspicious vehicle, 12:01 p.m., March 5.Traffic complai ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Police

    Jeremy Craig Hiatt, 42, 926 W. Mills St., was charged on a Union County warrant for interference wit ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • U.S. running out of places to borrow

    As the federal debt has gone from astounding to unbelievable to incomprehensible, a new problem has emerged: the U.S. government is actually running o ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • 'Thank you from the veterans'

    The Union County honor flight program is so thankful for the support we have received from the community. We’ve had two more successful events this wi ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Trump and Ryan health care bill causes concern

    The Trump/Ryan Care Bill appears to be coming to a vote this Thursday evening in the House of Representatives. I am personally concerned as one of my ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Seeking nominations for 4-H Hall of Fame

    From Barb WilmethPresident, Union County Friends of 4-H Inc.Union County has a rich 4-H history whic ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Dogs love cars

    From Bernard G. Stamper Sr.CrestonA recent segment on Channel 13 News showing a dog sounding the car ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Busting brackets

    Thursday marks the day many sports fans, such as myself, wait for all winter.Sure, NCAA Tournament g ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • 'Computers, crochet and chess'

    Q: What do computers, crochet, chess and Creston have in common? A: The Gibson Memorial Library.My f ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Reading the Bible

    A story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning, Grandpa was up early sit ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • What the wind will do to a country

    I had a chance to visit the island of Grand Bahama a couple of weeks ago.The folks there went throug ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Kronberg: Torn at the heart

    SIOUX CITY — There’s times in our lives when we’re in a bit of a pickle.  We want something to work ...
    March 9, 2017 - 11:59 am
  • Club news

    Creston Area Retired School Personnel Association (CARSPA) held its meeting March 14 at Crest Ridge Estates in Creston.
    March 17, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Congregate meals

    March 20-24 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: beef spaghetti casserole, green beans, cabbage with carrots, dinner r ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Congregate meals

    March 13-17 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: baked chicken with gravy, whipped potatoes, Harvard beets, multigrain ...
    March 10, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Club news

    Court Joan of Arc No. 428 met in the church hall following Mass. Dinner was served by the committee of Janet Brown, chairman, and Pat Wagner, Barb Tho ...
    March 10, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Club news

    Chapter LG P.E.O. met Feb. 21 at the home of Kay Ritter with Dianne Huffman assisting as co-hostess. Twelve members responded to roll call.
    March 3, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Congregate meals

    March 6-10 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: creamy garlic chicken, cheesy parslied potatoes, Harvard beets, multig ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Congregate meals

    Feb. 27 – March 3 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: beef italiano, garlic rotini, Lima beans, wheat roll, apricots.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Club news

    Creston Ladies Literary Circle met Feb. 17 at the home of Sherry McKie with 18 members present. President Vanita Moberg conducted business including r ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Club news

    The weekly Kiwanis meeting was held 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Windrow meeting room with 17 members and one guest. President-elect Korina Lou ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Congregate meals

    Feb. 20-24 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: closed for Presidents' Day.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:45 am

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