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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 28, the 210th day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are 156 days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston Ne ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • RAGBRAI photo package

    More than 10,000 cyclists and 20,000 people descended upon Creston Monday on The Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. Here are sce ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • RAGBRAI Q&A

    Frank Jowitt AGE: 55 HOMETOWN: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU DONE RAGBRAI? Second year WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Family bonding on RAGBRAI

    For the Sullivan family of greater Fort Worth, Texas, this year’s RAGBRAI was a new experience.Father Joe, a native of the Des Moines area, ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • McKinley Park Festival to be held Saturday

    The 12th-annual McKinley Park Festival – featuring free children’s events, food and Bill Riley Talent Search – takes place Saturday in Crest ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Nodaway Valley student killed in motorcycle accident

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A motorcycle-SUV collision took the life of 17-year-old Zoey Van Eaton of Fontanelle 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in west Nashvill ...
    July 22, 2016 - 2:34 pm
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  • Lenox Rodeo parade results

    The Lenox Rodeo "Greatest Show on Earth" was 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 20.Winning entries in the parade ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Sign up for Vacation Bible School at Crest Baptist

    Crest Baptist Church, 1211 N. Poplar St. in Creston, invites children age 3 to completed sixth grade to this year's ocean-themed Vacation Bible School ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Sweet corn feed raises funds for baby Bibles

    Come to the annual Emmaus sweet corn feed 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St., in Creston.
    July 28, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Jones returns to Greater Regional rehab services

    Greater Regional Medical Center recently welcomed Teena Jones, DPT, back as a physical therapist in July. Jones and her family reside in rural Mount A ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 28, the 210th day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are 156 days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston News Adverti ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Welcome refuge

    Exhaustion. Joy. Stress. All of these and more were felt by the approximate 200 community volunteer ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Greater Regional welcomes urgent care provider Abigail Clarkson

    Greater Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is pleased to announce Abigail Clarkson, ARNP, FNP-BC will join the rotation of providers in the new Greater Re ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Day in the life: Mike Hilger

    For the past eight years, Creston native Mike Hilger has served the campers, hunters and fishermen of Union County's High Lakes and surrounding recrea ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Tractor Supply Co. to open Creston store in August

    Tractor Supply Company (TSC), the largest chain of rural lifestyle retail stores in the United States, will open the doors to its new Creston location ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Local riders appreciate chance to ride 'home'

    Riders on the 44th annual Register's Great Bike Rice Across Iowa from Creston felt a sense of pride as they completed the toughest day on the 44th edi ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • Garnet Culver Farris - Tarkio, Mo.

    Garnet Culver Farris, 74, of Tarkio, Missouri, formerly of Creston, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the Tarkio Rehab and Health Care Center in Tarkio, ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:53 pm
  • Richard "Dick" Eugene Baker - Creston

    Dick Baker, 80, of Creston, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of life memorial services will be ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • Jack C. Carpenter - Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Jack C. Carpenter, 53, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died Sunday, July 24, 2016. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at Evergreen C ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Harvey Howard Olson - Montrose, Colorado

    Harvey Howard Olson, 80, of Montrose, Colorado, died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his home in Montrose, with his wife at his side, after three long yea ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • Leland Inman - Corning

    Leland Inman, 83, of Corning died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Funeral services are pending at Pearson Fam ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Velma King Lorenz - Creston

    Velma King Lorenz, 94, of Creston died Monday, July 25, 2016, at Clearview Home in Clearfield.Funera ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Richard (Dick) E. Baker - Creston

    Richard (Dick) E. Baker, 80, of Creston died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Fun ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • Frances “Fran” Kelly - Waukee

    Frances “Fran” Kelly, 85, of Waukee died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at HCI Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Fi ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Zoey Alexis Van Eaton - Greenfield

    Zoey Alexis Van Eaton, 17, of Greenfield died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee.Fune ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • Jim Cihak - Norwalk

    Jim Cihak, 91, died July 24, 2016, at his residence in Norwalk. Mass of Christian Burial will be noon Thursday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Crest ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:20 pm
  • Police

    Joan D. McCulloch, 53, of Hesston, Kansas, was charged with fifth-degree theft 2:15 p.m. Wednesday a ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Afton Police

    William David Wimber Jr., 45, of Afton was charged with simple assault 7:10 p.m. Monday in Afton.Acc ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:18 a.m., Wednesday, West Howard Street.Medical, 5:50 p.m., Wednesday, North ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Stephen Wallace Jones, 30, of Stuart was charged with failure to appear on an original charge of dom ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 2:39 a.m., today, East Irving Street. ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 5:16 a.m. July 7 in Adair County.According to an Iowa Sta ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Sheriff

    Modanna Marie Meyer, 29, of Blockton was charged on a Union County warrant for probation violation 4 ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Police

    Jason Joyce, 39, of Crane, Missouri, was charged on an Adams County warrant for contempt of court fo ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:53 p.m., Friday, Wyoming Avenue.Medical, 8:59 p.m., Friday, East Mills Stree ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Police

    Ryan Jason Parmenter, 20, 508 N. Vine St., was charged with simple domestic abuse 10:21 p.m. July 14 ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Bower: No Code of Conduct for U.S. Supreme Court

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s opinions about Donald Trump caused a firestorm when they became public a couple of weeks ago. Speaking candidly to the New York ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • CARTER: Championship Friday a treat to all

    FORT DODGE — Five championships. Five celebrations. Unbelievably loud fans. Tears of joy. Tears of sadness. One day that will linger in the minds of t ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Come to the fair, it's all about 'more'

    The Union County Fair is July 23-28 at the fairgrounds in Afton. Everyone is invited to come out for the fun, food, exhibits, animals, activities and ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Creston softball takes on own personality

    FORT DODGE — Each season, a new group of players steps out onto the softball field. Some have been their for a long time, the program’s juniors and ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Join the fun at Gibson Memorial Library

    Did you know that Gibson Memorial Library was in fact a Pokéstop? You might not, but with Pokémon Go sending everyone around town capturing monsters w ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • The town will be overfull in 11 days

    Look for about 20,000 extra people in Creston on July 25 for the RAGBRAI overnight stop.Most all the ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Enjoy the fun at the library fundraising event

    Gibson Memorial Library is excited to announce its fundraising campaign kickoff event that is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. This event w ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • CARTER: Not the first rodeo, but maybe more special

    It’s kind of a big deal. Continued disappointments  to one team lingered in the minds of those ass ...
    July 14, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • 'A Sunday with Matilda'

    In recent weeks, it has been my pleasure to update area civic groups on the development of the Creston Area Library and Cultural Center, and the manif ...
    July 13, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Double standard

    Hillary Clinton would be better off if Bill Clinton would recuse himself from her campaign.Sometimes ...
    July 12, 2016 - 11:36 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
  • College news

    Simpson CollegeCaleb Thompson, a Creston resident and senior at Simpson College in Indianola, has be ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 18-22Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Club news

    TOPS IA #1338TOPS IA #1338 met to weigh in 5 p.m. June 27 at the First United Methodist Church in Cr ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Retirement open house for Dolecheck

    A permanent vacation has been brewing and the family of Eula Dolecheck is hosting an open house in honor of her retirement from Bunn-O-Matic.
    July 12, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 11-15Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Club news

    Alpha Sigma Master chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Thursday, June 23, at the home of Marilyn Blazek. Cheryl McClure presided. All members were present a ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • P.E.O. holds convention

    Jodi Emerson, delegate from Chapter AZ, Iowa, and Marcia Riley, delegate from Chapter LG, Iowa, attended the 124th-annual convention of Iowa State Cha ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:17 am

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