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  • Two charged with first-degree murder in Nodaway homicide case

    Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in the ongoing investigation of the homicide of Allen Pafford, 44, who was found dead in his bedroo ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Ernst brings awareness for bird flu in D.C

    About 25 people attended a town hall meeting with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst Saturday evening in Creston. The meeting — held at Southwestern Community Co ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Trump talks trade, border control in Winterset

    With the smell of Smokehaus Stockade barbecue lingering in the air and the campaign slogan "Make America Great Again" in large letters behind him, Rep ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • A night under the big top

    Wednesday night will be a night of wild animals, magic tricks and feats of derring-do under the big top as the Carson & Barnes Circus returns to Crest ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • New CPR machine purchased for GRMC paramedics

    Up, down. Up, down. That's how a person does CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, when another person can't breathe. Paramedics at Greater Regional Med ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 29-July 3Menu subject to change.Monday: oven fried chicken, chicken gravy, whipped ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Archaeological tour to make stop in Corning

    Iowa’s unique archaeological history comes alive this summer, as the authors of a newly released book from the University of Iowa Press, “The Archaeol ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Local P.E.O. chapter delegates attend state convention

    Delegates Nancy Loudon, Chapter AZ, and Marcia Riley, Chapter LG, attended the 123rd annual Convention of Iowa State Chapter P.E.O. Sisterhood held Ma ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Union County 4-H Communications Day to be held Sunday

    The second annual 4-H Communications Day event will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Southwestern Community College Room 180. This 4-H event is open to t ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Family Fun Day to be held Saturday

    One in Christ is sponsoring a Family Fun Day 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Presbyterian Church, 702 W. Prairie St.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Area softball

    GREENFIELD — Logan-Magnolia topped Van Meter 11-8 here Saturday in the championship game of the Nodaway Valley Softball Classic, while the host Wolver ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Freshman baseball team busy in doubleheaders

    The Creston freshman baseball team played five home games last week, starting with a 15-0 loss to ADM on June 23.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • No. 5 Blue Devils blank Panthers, 9-0

    ST. MARYS — A pair of four-run innings broke open a 1-0 game through two innings as Class 1A fifth-ranked Martensdale-St. Marys shut out Creston Monda ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Area baseball

    MOUNT AYR — Lucas Wurster scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the ninth to lift Mount Ayr past Wayne Monday night, 2-1.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Southwest Iowa Junior Golf

    CLARINDA — Creston golfers won four four age divisions and the team extended its lead in the points standings of the Southwest Iowa Junior Golf Tour a ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Creston freshmen 0-2 at Clarke Tournament

    OSCEOLA — The Creston freshman softball team went 0-2 here Monday at the Clarke Freshman Tournament.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Prep rankings

    BaseballClass 4A — 1. Waukee; 2. Cedar Rapids Jefferson; 3. Johnston; 4. WDM Dowling Catholic; 5. Ce ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Ray Houck Liberty 50 highlights ACS

    CORNING — Adams County Speedway put on its biggest show of the year Saturday, as MLRA came to town to take part in the Ray Houck Liberty 50.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Panthers split at Cedar Rapids Jefferson Classic

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Class 4A 10th-ranked Creston split its games here Saturday at the Cedar Rapids Jefferson Classic, coming one inning away from going 2-0 ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Bulldogs win classic pitchers' duel, 1-0

    MURRAY — After one inning of Friday's baseball game here, six batters had been set down in order by pitchers Kenny Boles of Murray and Jordan Thompson ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Beverly Stream – Clearfield

    Beverly Stream, 80, of Clearfield, formerly of Lenox, died June 26, 2015, in Clearfield. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at R ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Gary Greene Sr. – Sherman, Texas

    Gary Lee Greene, Sr., age 76, of Sherman, Texas, passed away on June 23, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 3, 2015 at ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Lovell Griffin – Afton

    Lovell Griffin, 42, of Afton, formerly of Bedford, died June 29, 2015, at Afton Care Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Dina Gilbert – Creston

    Dina Gilbert, 69, of Creston died June 27, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, a ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Larry Dale Turbot – Omaha, Neb.

    July 15, 1936 - June 21, 2015 Memorials may be directed to the Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Creston, IA 50801.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Virginia Seeley – Grinnell

    Virginia May Seeley, 92, of Grinnell and formerly of Afton, Iowa died June 23, 2015, at Windsor Manor in Grinnell. A memorial service will be held at ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Rev. Dr. Jeanne Groom – Creston

    Rev. Dr. Jeanne Groom, 63, of Creston, formerly of Prescott, died June 20, 2015, at Creston Nursing and Rehab. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Frida ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Cecil Smith – Clearfield

    Cecil Smith, 78, of Clearfield died June 24, 2015, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at C ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Cecil Smith – Clearfield

    Cecil Smith, 78, of Clearfield, died June 24, 2015, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Services are pending at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home of Clearfie ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Doyle Berry – Seward, Neb.

    Doyle Berry, 57, of Seward, Neb., died June 18, 2015, at his home. Celebration of life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at Orient Methodist Church. ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Police

    Robbie Allen Dohrn, 50, 611 W. Adams St. Apt. 5, was charged with possession of paraphernalia 5 a.m. ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousAccident, 7:09 a.m., Thursday, East Howard Street.Traffic stop, 7:56 a.m., Thursday, No ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousStorm watch, 8:37 p.m., Wednesday, North Sumner Avenue. ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:45 a.m., Thursday, New York Avenue.Smoke, 9:03 p.m., Thursday, North Cedar S ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 2:09 p.m. Saturday at Walmart.According to a Creston Poli ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Police

    Amanda Mitchell, 37, of Afton was charged on a Union County warrant for assault causing serious inju ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Police

    Lindsey Frey, 37, 321 S. Walnut St., was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of probatio ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:05 a.m., Tuesday, Grand Avenue. ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousMedical, 10:43 p.m., June 15.Accident, 11:59 p.m., June 15.Accident, 1:56 a.m., June 16 ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Ringgold County Sheriff

    Daniel Edwards, 32, of Osceola, was charged on a Department of Corrections warrant for parole violat ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Best wishes, Jake Waddingham

    Best wishes to Jake Waddingham as he begins a new adventure in a new locale. In his June 17 farewell column, Jake wrote: “I often felt like an outside ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Paulsen: A chance to look at some new homes this Saturday in Creston

    The annual Southwest Iowa Builders Home Show is this Saturday in and around Creston. There will be nine properties to check out. One that should be of ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Salute to our veterans

    Our area veterans deserve recognition for their sacrifice and great service to our country. I will be submitting names periodically to be published in ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Support Special Olympics

    On Sunday, June 14, 2015, the Creston Elementary/Middle School/High School Special Olympics athletes were honored with an awards banquet held at the c ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Bathrooms closed

    From Frank Gale Creston My wife and daughter decided we should take in some music Saturday night and so we headed out to McKinley Park. Was very surpr ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Honor the flag

    From Dennis Nelson, proud member of Creston Elk's Lodge #605 Creston This letter is in response to a letter that appeared in the June 17 edition of th ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • PETERSON: Golden State's assistant trainer collects memories on title run

    I wasn't able to see the Golden State Warriors complete their NBA championship Tuesday night at Cleveland, because I was gripped by the compelling 17- ...
    June 19, 2015 - 2:52 am
  • Celebrating Flag Day

    Flag Day was Sunday, June 14. That night, the flags were still flying and that gave me cause for concern. I had always thought I knew the correct way ...
    June 17, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Waddingham: You cannot experience it like this again

    It’s time to reflect, reboot and renew.I have the privilege to pursue a life goal and obtain a maste ...
    June 17, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Richardson: Don't worry, the books are still working

    "Avengers: Age of Ultron" had it all wrong. If machines really wanted to take over the world, they wouldn't need to go to all that trouble mass-produc ...
    June 16, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Reunion

    Thayer AlumniThe annual Thayer alumni banquet was held June 13 at Lorimor Community Center with 69 m ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met June 17.Canasta winners were Janet Kessler, ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 22-26Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Reunion

    Roudybush ReunionThe 63rd annual Roudybush reunion will be held noon June 28 at the Jim Brown farm, ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met June 11 with 13 attending at The Pizza Ranch.The next meeting w ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 15-19Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Reunion

    Abell Family ReunionThe Abell family reunion hosted by Christine Abell and Phil and Gena Ward will b ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Catholic DaughtersCourt Joan of Arc No. 428 met May 12. Following mass, a meal was served by the com ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 8-12Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Reunions

    Thayer AlumniThe annual Thayer alumni banquet will be June 13 at Lorimor Community Center.Registrati ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:21 am

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