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  • Bentley's helmet

    AMES – Bentley Angelo tugged on the hand of his mother, Kayla, and pointed toward Cy, the Iowa State athletics mascot.The big red bird had c ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • Certified organic

    BRIDGEWATER – Amanda Stutzman has seen firsthand how fast the organic food craze has taken off, first as an employee of Whole Foods and now ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    10 years ago Creston schools weren't looking forward to official count day. Superintendent Tim Hood told the school board to expect the drop ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • CCSD sees improvement in FAST scores

    Formative assessment system for teachers (FAST) scores are trending upward for Creston Community Elementary School students.Callie Anderson, ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Creston/O-M faces a critical road test against Atlantic

    ATLANTIC — After dropping two consecutive games the Creston/O-M Panthers (1-3, 0-2) are in need of a big road win against district foe Atlan ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 1:02 pm
  • Water's Edge, pool committee design concepts for potential upgrade

    The next step toward improvements and funding for an aquatic center upgrade is underway following the pool committee’s two-day public hearin ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 11:17 am
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  • 'SONGS I WROTE'

    “This is the real deal, this is writing of the very best, from experience, from the heart, from the soul ... This CD is a reflection of where good ‘re ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • 5 minutes with Maggie Williams, Mysti Harris and Jacey Smith; Corning Subway employees

    NAME: Maggie WilliamsHOMETOWN: Creston, IowaHOW LONG HAVE YOU WORKED AT SUBWAY? Since AprilFAVORITE ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Monday: popcorn chicken, vegetable medley, mandarin oranges, bread and butter sandwich. Tuesday: pizza, steamed corn, warm cinnamon apples.
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Forty Iowa youth begin term on State 4-H Council

    Skyler Rawlings, Adair County 4-H’er and senior at Nodaway Valley High School in Greenfield, is one of 40 Iowa youth beginning terms as State 4-H Coun ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • 4-H Hall of Fame recipient Dave Walter honored

    CORNING – David L. Walter joined the Jasper Specialists 4-H club in 1964. His first year in 4-H, his ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • CCHS calendar

    Sept. 25 - Oct. 1Monday4:15 p.m. eighth volleyball match against Clarinda, here at Creston MS.4:15 p ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Bentley's helmet

    Bentley Angelo tugged on the hand of his mother, Kayla, and pointed toward Cy, the Iowa State athletics mascot.
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    10 years ago Creston schools weren't looking forward to official count day. Superintendent Tim Hood told the school board to expect the drop in number ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • Volunteers needed to help at Green Valley

    Iowa’s state parks, including Green Valley State Park in Creston, are looking for volunteers Saturday, Sept. 30, for Iowa’s first State Park Volunteer ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • State Fair 4-H Adair County exhibits judged

    Adair County 4–H’ers presented an awesome showing in the 4–H Exhibits Building at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Area volleyball roundup: Lady Mustangs stay undefeated

    CORNING — With five consecutive victories, Southwest Valley volleyball heads into its upcoming home tournament with a full head of steam.
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Six Hawkeye 10 volleyball teams ranked

    Six Hawkeye 10 Conference teams are in the latest state rankings of Iowa high school volleyball teams released by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Off the schneid

    LENOX — The Lenox volleyball team heaved a sigh of collective relief after winning the first match of Tuesday’s triangular, 25-17, 25-20 over South Pa ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 12:18 pm
  • Spartans fall at Northeast

    NORFOLK, Neb. — Elizabeth Selting had 13 kills and 13 digs in leading Northeast Community College to a 25-14, 15-14, 25-20 victory over Southwestern i ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Middle school football: 7th grade defeats Huskies

    The Creston/O-M seventh-grade football team captured its third win of the season in a defensive battle with Winterset Tuesday at Panther Field.
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Pine Valley Golf Leagues

    Thursday Night LeagueSept. 14 (Final)Team PointsPeavler-Anson 166Redding-Redding 162Palser-Walters ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Area football preview:

    CORNING — The Southwest Valley defense looks to stay in control in Friday's homecoming game against Martensdale-St. Marys.
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Panther JV falls at Chariton

    CHARITON — Andy Mills returned a kickoff 70 yards for a touchdown and ran in the two-point conversion to account for all of Creston/O-M's scoring in a ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Creston/O-M faces a critical road test against Atlantic

    ATLANTIC — After dropping two consecutive games the Creston/O-M Panthers (1-3, 0-2) are in need of a big road win against district foe Atlantic (2-2, ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 1:02 pm
  • Middle school volleyball: 8th grade success

    8th gradeCreston eighth-graders won all six sets in action Sept. 12 against Mount Ayr.“I was very ha ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Bruce Bangert - Creston

    Bruce G. Bangert, 63, of Creston, formerly of Pomeroy, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Quincy, Illinois.
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Donald Trost - Altoona

    Donald Howard Trost, 89, of Altoona, formerly of Lenox, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Prairie Vista Village in Altoona. Private graveside services w ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • George Williamson - Prescott

    George Williamson, 79, of Prescott passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Norma Jean Goldsmith - Red Oak

    Norma Jean Goldsmith, 84, of Red Oak, formerly of Corning, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Red Oak. Memorial services will b ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Donald Trost - Lenox

    Donald Trost, 89, of Lenox died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Prairie Vista Village in Altoona. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Se ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • George Williamson - Prescott

    George Williamson, 79, of Prescott died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson F ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Carol Pugh - Arispe

    Carol M. (Cheers) Pugh, 92, of Arispe died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will be ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Kevin Rinehart - Creston

    Kevin Rinehart, 60, of Creston died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at his home. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service and Cremation ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Edwina Higgins - Corning

    Edwina Higgins, 62, of Corning died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Methodist Jenny Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. Funeral services will be 10:30 ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Carol Pugh - Arispe

    Carol Pugh, 92, of Arispe died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousExtra patrol, 8:07 a.m., Thursday, North Cherry Street.Deliver message, 9:45 a.m., Thur ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:43 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTheft, 11:39 a.m., Wednesday, West Jefferson Street.Talk to officer, 2:05 p.m., Wednesd ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Police

    Zachery Chumbley, 24, 206 N. Division St., was charged with fifth-degree criminal mischief 11:17 a.m. Monday at the Law Enforcement Center.
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters were dispatched to a tractor rollover 1:42 p.m. Sept. 7 at 1204 Kingfisher Ave.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Police

    Klay Evans, 19, of Earlham was charged with possession of paraphernalia 11:18 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Lincoln Street Monday.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Police

    Kyle Duane Hoadley, 28, 404 N. Cherry St., was charged with fifth-degree theft 9:50 p.m. Thursday at the Law Enforcement Center.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Skylar Rose Suzanne Wambold, 19, of Ames, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia 11:42 p.m. Sunday ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Jeffrey Dean McGee, 34, of Stuart was charged with third-offense domestic abuse and false imprisonment 10:49 p.m. Sept. 4 in Adair County.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Police

    Wyatt Keller reported that his vehicle was damaged 4:30 p.m. Tuesday while it was parked at Creston Community High School.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Sheriff

    Robin Annette Carter, 52, of Lorimor was charged on a Union County warrant for second-degree criminal mischief 9:26 p.m. Friday at the Polk County Jai ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Peterson: When are you 'off the clock?' In this digital era, perhaps never

    Where are the boundaries? That’s the question at the crux of so many issues in the news recently. ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 1:43 pm
  • Could we please leave politics out of it?

    A recent letter to the Creston News Advertiser suggests Creston citizens are not responsible. Why? Because the majority of us voted in the latest pres ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • 'Cross country family' on display

    There I was Tuesday evening, patrolling the course at Creston’s home cross country meet, just like I usually do on the third Tuesday of each September ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Thank you for Honor Flight

    On Sept. 16, 2017, as a Korean War veteran, I had the privilege and honor of going on the veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Fishkeeping in our crazy world

    In light of what has been a pretty controversial past month or so, I choose for my column topic this week some more lighthearted material — fishkeepin ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • It is time to get your flu shot

    The federal health folks are recommending that you get your flu shot right now. There has been a big outbreak of the flu over in Australia. Due to tra ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 11:51 am
  • Celebrate Constitution Week

    From Marjorie KinkadeCreston Sept. 17-23 was proclaimed as Constitution Week when it was signed into ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 2:38 pm
  • Southwest Iowa Provider Awareness

    Southwest Iowa Provider Awareness is hosting a fall vendor and craft show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 600 W. Michig ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • The buck stops here

    From Randy HughesCrestonThere have been statements made that the recent KKK incident does not repres ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Praying for healing and love

    From Pastor Jodi RushingCreston First United Methodist ChurchI was saddened this week to hear and se ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Congregate meals

    Sept. 25-29 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Salisbury steak, whipped potatoes, country vegetable blend, dinner ro ...
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Club news

    The DWF Executive Committee met Thursday, Sept. 7, at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ with eight members in attendance.
    Sept. 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Congregate meals

    Sept. 18-22 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: sloppy joe, roasted diced potatoes, mixed vegetables, hamburger bun, ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Club news

    Elzevir Reading Circle met 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at the home of Alice Bowers. Members answered roll call by telling the highlights of their summe ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • CHS class of 1977 invites alumni

    The CHS class of 1977 will be having a meet and greet 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at A&G Restaurant and Lounge, 211 W. Adams St., in Creston. Class me ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Club news

    Creston Lions met Tuesday evening, Sept. 5, at the Pizza Ranch. Jerry Katzer, president, opened the meeting and led in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Congregate meals

    Sept. 11-15 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: Chicken and dumplings, stewed tomatoes, broccoli, multigrain bread, c ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Congregate meals

    Sept. 4-8 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: closed for Labor Day.
    Sept. 1, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Club news

    Iowa Alpha Sigma Master Chapter met 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the home of Marilyn Larimore, with six members present.
    Sept. 1, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Zellweger baby shower to be held

    ORIENT — Orient Plymouth Congregation Church is hosting a baby shower for mother-to-be Amy Zellweger ...
    Aug. 29, 2017 - 10:51 am

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