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  • SWCC completes time trials in Mason City

    MASON CITY — The Southwestern Community College Spartan cross country teams took part at the Region XI time trial on the campus of North Iowa Area Com ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:39 am
  • Farewell to a friend and colleague

    Words are a way of life for any kind of journalist, whether spoken or written. They convey what’s going on at a game, an event. They’re our way to com ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:38 am
  • Sports briefs

    David Kragel, 1972 graduate of Corning High School and 1974 graduate of Southwestern Community College, will be inducted into Southwestern's Athletic ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:38 am
  • Creston/O-M JV football falls at Boone

    BOONE — The Creston/Orient-Macksburg junior varsity team fell in Boone Monday night by a score of 28-0.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:37 am
  • Prep football standings

    Class 3A District 7 Overall DistrictAtlantic 1-0 0-0Carroll 1-0 0-0Creston/O-M 1-0 0-0Glenwoo ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:36 am
  • Water wins, dirt doesn't

    CORNING — Another week that rain has made Adams County Speedway cancel its activities for a Saturday night.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:36 am
  • First AP prep football poll of season released

    The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2016 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:36 am
  • Balanced Panthers top Toreadors

    Balance was the name of the game for Creston/O-M in a rain-soaked opening-night 28-7 win over the visiting Boone Toreadors.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 2:00 am
  • East Union volleyball splits Saturday matches

    OSCEOLA — East Union’s volleyball team was able to see where it’s at during Saturday’s season-opening matches at the Clarke Tournament.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • AREA FOOTBALL: Daughton, Raiders run past Wolverines; East Union rolls

    MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr senior Cal Daughton couldn’t sleep Thursday night ahead of Friday’s season opening football game with Nodaway Valley.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • William Weisshaar - Ames

    William R. Weisshaar, 83, passed away Aug. 27, 2016, at home. He was born in Creston on Jan. 14, 1933, the son of Rudolph and Thressa Weisshaar. Later ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Nick Stone - Creston

    Nick Stone, 24, of Creston died Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at his home in Creston. Celebration of life ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • Robert Miller - Corning

    Robert Miller, 52, of Corning died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Fu ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Daniel Joseph - Corcoran

    Daniel Corcoran, 58, of Greenfield died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines. ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Vera Moore - Mount Ayr

    Vera Moore, 94, of Mount Ayr died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center in Mount Ayr.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Douglas Duane Heidebrink - Ottumwa

    Douglas Duane Heidebrink, 54, of Ottumwa, formerly of Creston, died Aug. 23, 2016, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Dan Corcoran - Greenfield

    Dan Corcoran, 58, of Greenfield died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Fu ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Janice Schilling - Orient

    Janice Schilling, 69, of Orient died Friday, July 29, 2016, at her home in Orient. A memorial gathe ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • Louis Blazek

    Louis Blazek, 82, of Creston died Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:32 pm
  • Wilma Johnson - Carmel, Ind.

    Wilma Johnson, 93, of Carmel, Indiana, formerly of Creston, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at St. Vincent Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Police

    Modanna Meyer, 29, of Albany was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of probation on an ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Police

    James Raymond Mcfail, 42, 802 W. Jefferson St., was charged on a Page County warrant for possession ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:25 a.m., Thursday, South Oak Street.Medical, 4:47 a.m., today, North Oak Str ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousAlarm, 8:52 a.m., Wednesday, West Montgomery Street.Reckless driving, 11:04 a.m., Wedne ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Afton Police

    Craig Ditzler of Afton reported an RD8000 utility locator device was taken from his work truck betwe ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 2:10 p.m. Monday at the intersection of West Townline Str ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Regina Lynn Easley, 22, of Creston was charged with driving under suspension 3:15 p.m. Aug. 14 in Ad ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Police

    Danica Hornyak, 28, 1001 W. Adams St., was cited for allowing an animal to run at large 9:45 a.m. Mo ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 10:15 a.m., Tuesday, North Bureau Street.Fire alarm, 3:51 p.m., Tuesday, Acade ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • Police

    Larry Joe Warrior, 27, of Fontanelle was charged with third-degree theft 3:23 p.m. Monday at Union C ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Farewell to a friend and colleague

    Words are a way of life for any kind of journalist, whether spoken or written. They convey what’s going on at a game, an event. They’re our way to com ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:38 am
  • The Malausky era begins

    LENOX — Ending Thursday's walk through practice with a little "Razzle Dazzle" was the perfect way to reward the hard work of year one head coach Matt ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:58 am
  • The greater love

    “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” (John 15:13)In his ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Paulsen: The school year is back in session

    This week marks the start of the school year for a majority of the students in the area. Even Southwestern Community College is back in session.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Kronberg: Joys and heartbreak at the Olympic games

    The Olympics have so many good things going for them. There’s unbridled joy when an athlete does we ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Bower: Prepare for more roadblocks

    When I heard Donald Trump declare this election is rigged, and the only way Hillary can win is by cheating, my first thought was, "oh great, here we g ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • On being well liked

    Often Christians find they are not very well liked by people who are in sin, denominationalists and sectarians, and even their own brothers in Christ.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Peterson: College moving day opens door to a new chapter

    I've been seeing a lot of posts on social media recently about moving kids off to college for the first time. A painful rite of passage for parents, n ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Bullock: High school seniors can't go wrong serving others

    The new school year will be here before we know it and high school seniors will be filled with a mixture of anticipation, excitement and anxiety as th ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • What is to be done, farm crisis in the making?

    by Bob KrauseFairfieldOnly 35 years after the 1980s farm crisis, another storm seems to be brewing. ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Reunion

    Creston High School class of '56 will hold its 60-year reunion Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Elks Lodge dining room.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Reunions

    Creston High School class of '59 will hold its 60-year reunion Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Elks Lodge dining room.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 29 – Sept. 2Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Club news

    Union County Genealogical Society met Aug. 22 at the library. Roger Nurnberg presided. Saundra Leininger, regional representative, previewed the state ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston meals Aug. 22-26 Monday: chicken a la king, whipped potatoes, broccoli, wheat bread, bread pudding with lemon glaze.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner Club Kent Dinner Club met Aug. 11 with 10 attending. Next meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Pizza Ranch.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Club news

    Joan, Lois, Jessica and Rhonda approved the financial report and minutes during the July 11 meeting in the MAP Conference Room. They discussed the upc ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 15-19Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Club news

    Alpha Sigma Master of Beta Sigma Phi International met July 28 at Pizza Ranch with Norma Putnam as hostess. After a buffet meal, Cheryl McClure presid ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Reunions

    The third-annual Alvin and Lois Mitchell reunion and camping expedition was held July 7-10 at Green Valley State Park north of Creston with the 76 att ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am

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