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  • Mother Nature halts Creston/O-M football scrimmage

    DES MOINES — Mother Nature was none-too friendly to the Creston/O-M and Des Moines Roosevelt football teams Friday night at Drake Stadium, a ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Five minutes with Mitch Pashek, Creston police officer

    AGE: 27HOMETOWN: OrientFAMILY: Parents, Mike Pashek and Barb Peckham; fiancee, Clarissa Vogel; children, Brodie and GracieBEST THING ABOUT O ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 18, the 231st day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are 135 days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston Ne ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • July yards of the month

    Pictured is a flower bed at 917 W. Adair St., which was selected as one of three July yards of the month by the Image Enhancement Committee.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Lenox barbecue contest results

    Here are the results for the Smoke and Rescue barbecue contest held Saturday in Lenox during the annual Steel on Wheels celebration. Twenty- ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 11, the 224th day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are 142 days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston Ne ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:43 am
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  • Union County Fair static results

    Addison Snodgrass – Lincoln United – personal development – dollhouse static exhibit – state fairAdd ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Moeller searches for veteran to gift with free purebred puppy

    GREENFIELD – Normally, Robin Moeller and her husband would sell all of their purebred white shepherd puppies at rates of $500 for males and $575 for f ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Class project spurs ISU student's rising video career

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series on the work at Cyclones.tv by Iowa State Unive ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Adair County 4-H’ers attend state conference

    GREENFIELD – Adair County 4-H’ers Heath Downing, Skyler Rawlings, Hank Bohling, Michala Stull, Brooklyn Sammons, Shelby Soper, Ashlyn Kralik, Selena R ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Bill Chrastil to hold concert in Corning

    CORNING – Making a return appearance to the Corning Opera House Cultural Center is Bill Chrastil, 2016 Texans Male Vocalist of the Year. Bill will per ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Chat Mobility to host open house

    Chat Mobility will host an open house Wednesday at its location in Creston. The community is invited to a free lunch to be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p. ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Skip Kenyon named new president of ISBA

    Since 1904, no one has represented the nine-county Judicial District 5B as president of the Iowa State Bar Association – until now.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Wednesday: chicken nuggets, Sun Chips, carrots with dip, fresh apple wedges. One hour early out.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • CHS calendar

    Aug. 22-27 Monday Professional development/workshops. MS football - first practice. 4 to 8 p.m. HS football practice.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Five minutes with Mitch Pashek, Creston police officer

    AGE: 27HOMETOWN: OrientFAMILY: Parents, Mike Pashek and Barb Peckham; fiancee, Clarissa Vogel; child ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • 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
  • Carol Little - Corning

    Carol E. Little, 84, of Corning died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at his home in Corning. Funeral service ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • 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. 22, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Ethel Campbell - Shannon City

    Ethel Campbell, 78, of Shannon City died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Fun ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Carol Little - Corning

    Carol Little, 84, of Corning died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at his home in Corning. Funeral services a ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Kae Johnston - Creston

    Kae M. Johnston, 76, of Creston died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Celebration of life services will be ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Walter “Gerry” Wurster - Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

    Walter “Gerry” Wurster, formerly of Lenox and Mount Ayr, passed away Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Cheryl Henry - New Brighton, Minn.

    Cheryl Henry, 71, of New Brighton, Minnesota, formerly of Creston, died Friday, July 29, 2016, in New Brighton, Minnesota.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Doris Miller - Murray

    Doris Jean Miller, 82, of Murray died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Lucy Dillenburg - Creston

    Lucy Dillenburg, 84, of Creston died Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • 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
  • Sheriff

    Laura Hartman, 1681 230th St., reported her mailbox had been destroyed 10:39 p.m. Sunday.Damage esti ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Police

    Brian Clair Smith, 35, 807 N. Vine St., was charged on a Union County warrant for second-offense del ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Sheriff

    Heather Layne Green, 30, Bedford was charged on a Union County warrant for three counts of prohibite ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Police

    Kane Allen Michael Farlow, 18, 1106 W. Montgomery St., was charged on a Union County warrant for ope ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 7:10 a.m., Wednesday, East Townline Street.Medical, 1:07 a.m., today, North El ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 6:52 p.m., Tuesday, Laurel Street. ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Police

    Gary Clear of Afton reported his utility trailer was taken between noon Saturday and noon Tuesday fr ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Police

    Joshua Coulter, 30, of Bridgewater was charged on a Union County warrant for public intoxication, fo ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • Sheriff

    Tommy Allen Green Jr., 56, of Lorimor was charged on a Union County warrant for failure to appear 5: ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 1:53 pm
  • 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
  • Creston is a lovely city

    by Alane WatkinsFoster City, CaliforniaAs a RAGBRAI rider, I think the city of Creston went above an ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Find a storm shelter

    Into every life, sooner or later, the rains descend, the floods come and the winds blow and beat. For one man, the “house” of his life falls in ruins, ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Paulsen: A trip to our 49th state

    I had a chance to visit the largest of the 50 United States these past two weeks. My wife and I took ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Bower: This election is no joke

    For a very long time I’ve been fascinated by politics. So, as you might guess, I’m finding this year’s election one of the most interesting I’ve ever ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:35 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
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 8-12Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:05 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

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