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  • Storm dumps 7-inch rain total in Adams County

    Two area counties are under a flash flood warning today after a strong thunderstorm dumped between 1 and 7 inches of rainfall in southwest Iowa Tuesda ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Weekend event brings awareness to pet safety

    You may be unaware that if you leave your pet in the car when it's 85 degrees outside, the temperature inside the car – even with the windows cracked ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Wilson earns Adamantine yoga certification

    Michelle Wilson of Radiant Wellness Solutions became a certified Adamantine Yoga instructor after completing a rigorous training with program founder ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • ServSafe class to be held in August

    ServSafe, the national certification program for food service managers, will be held in Red Oak on Aug. 10.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Clarke County Hospital to hold beam signing July 31

    Clarke County Hospital (CCH) of Osceola is celebrating the success of its “Transform Your Community’s Healthcare” capital campaign with a beam signing ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Young farmers look at Chicago markets

    A group of 42 young Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) members recently stepped out of the fields to visit the urban hub of the futures trade in Chica ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Lenox Rodeo results

    Bareback 1. E.J. Karp (Winterset) 74/1146.80 Saddle bronc 1. Andrew Leeper (Leon) 73/537.68 2. Tegan Smith (Winterset) 73/537.68 3. Dalton Kingery 72 ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Battle of the BBQ results

    Here are the results from “Battle of the BBQ” cook-off Friday and Saturday in Corning. Overall Grand ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Greenfield woman will be Iowan of the Day

    DES MOINES — The Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation and Cookies Food Products has announced the recipients of the Iowan of the Day award for the 2 ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Young bull rider trains at Lane Frost school

    The eight-second rush has a hold on 11-year-old Corbyn Vicker. "The feeling is hard to explain," said Corbyn of Creston. “It’s a little bit scary, bu ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Three Panthers on Hawkeye 10 first team

    Seven players from Creston's Class 4A third-place softball team received recognition on the 2015 Hawkeye 10 all-conference softball team announced aft ...
    July 29, 2015 - 2:13 am
  • SWCC hosts elite high school skills camp

    In the accompanying photos, players participate in a transition drill during Southwestern Community College's elite basketball camp for high school pl ...
    July 29, 2015 - 2:13 am
  • Sports briefs

    The Creston High School postseason baseball potluck banquet will be held 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, in the high school commons.
    July 29, 2015 - 2:12 am
  • High Lakes Outdoor Alliance trapshooting

    Results from the fourth week of the 2015 summer trapshooting league held by the High Lakes Outdoor Alliance. The competition ends today.
    July 29, 2015 - 1:55 am
  • Creston's LaMasters part of two IGCA all-star victories

    WAUKEE — The News Advertiser was well-represented at the Iowa Girls Coaches Association 31st annual Softball All-Star Classic Monday night at Waukee H ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:04 am
  • Scenes from the State Softball Tournament

    Images from Creston's third-place finish in the Class 4A State Softball Tournament Friday. ...
    July 28, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • State baseball scoreboard

    State Baseball TournamentAt Principal Park (D.M.)Monday’s scoresClass 2A QuarterfinalsCascade 6 Medi ...
    July 28, 2015 - 2:44 am
  • Scenes from the Iowa Shrine Bowl

    Photos of area players competing in the Iowa Shrine Bowl Saturday at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:04 am
  • Sweet redemption

    FORT DODGE — From the first pitch of the game, when Creston leadoff batter Josie Sickels roped a single down the left field line, Friday was a new day ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Nielsen, Ricker contribute in Shrine Bowl win

    CEDAR FALLS — Creston/O-M senior Alex Nielsen and Mount Ayr senior Joe Ricker walked off the UNI-Dome field in November having been defeated in their ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Karen Donner - Afton

    Karen L. Donner, 74, of Afton, formerly of Creston, died July 25, 2015, at the Afton Care Center. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Delma Bittner - Creston

    Delma Bittner, 89, of Creston died July 28, 2015, at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at the Powers Funeral Home, junction o ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Karen Donner - Afton

    Karen Donner, 74, of Afton died July 25, 2015, at Afton Care Center.Services are pending at Pearson ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Verlyne Westphal - Corning

    Verlyne Westphal, 85, of Corning died July 25, 2015 at his home in Corning.Services are pending at P ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Larry "Red" Van Pelt - Indianola

    A celebration of life visitation for Larry “Red” Van Pelt, 81, who passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at the VA Hospital in Des Moines, will be held fr ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Alan England - Clearfield

    Alan England, 49, of Clearfield died July 23, 2015, at the Mosiac Life Center in St. Joseph, Mo. Fun ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Beverly June Betts - Omaha, Neb.

    Beverly June Betts, Omaha NESep 15, 1931 – Jul 16, 2015A long time resident of Creston IA, Beverly w ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Howard Van Pelt - Scottsdale, Ariz.

    R. Howard Van Pelt, 80, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Corning, died Jan. 29, 2015 in Scottsdale.
    July 23, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Tyler Cross - Corning

    Tyler Cross, 17, of Corning, died July 13, 2015, at Blank Children’s Hospital, Des Moines. A celebration of life service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sa ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Carolyn Tuttle - Orient

    Carolyn Tuttle, 68, of Orient died July 16, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Power Funeral Home, junction ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 5:10 p.m., Tuesday, Clayton Road. ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Police

    Walter Anthony Hodgkins, 34, 810 W. Adams St., was charged on a Union County warrant for possession ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousInformation, 6:11 p.m., July 20.Escort, 11:44 p.m., July 20.Escort, 9:35 a.m., July 21. ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 1:46 p.m., Monday, Sycamore Street. ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTalk to officer, 6:44 a.m., Monday, North Pine Street.Parking complaint, 7:59 a.m., Mon ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Bryana Christine Mulbach, 19, of Adair was charged with violation of a no-contact order 4:30 p.m. Ju ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 10:25 p.m. Sunday on West Taylor Street.According to a Cr ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Aaron Raoul Mills, 21, of Omaha was charged with possession of marijuana 9 p.m. Friday in Adams Coun ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Police

    Roger Straw, 38, 702 N. Poplar St., was charged with violation of protection order 9:30 a.m. Friday ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:29 a.m., Friday, Industrial Parkway.Medical, 1:23 p.m., Friday, Grand Avenu ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Reunion

    Kent PicnicThe 18th annual Kent picnic was held July 18 at the Salem Lutheran Church, Creston.Those ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Club news

    TOPS 1338TOPS 1338, Creston met July 13 with 10 members weighing in. Carol Sheldahl was best loser a ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Congregate Meals

    Creston mealsJuly 27-31Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 20-24Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met July 9 with eight attending at The Pizza Ranch.The next meeting ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Reunion

    Mitchell Reunion/ExpeditionThe second annual Mitchell reunion/expedition was held June 19-21 at Gree ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 13-17Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Reunion

    Hewitt Butler ReunionThe Hewitt Butler reunion will be held noon Sunday at Regency Park, 612 Grand A ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 6-10Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Reunions

    Tom Dwyer ReunionThe Tom Dwyer reunion will be held July 12 at the club house at 1329 S.E. Universit ...
    July 3, 2015 - 10:58 am

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