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  • Appel speaks during grand opening event

    Staci Appel, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, made a stop in Creston Thursday speaking to about 30 supporters as part of a grand opening ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 28, 2014, the 240th day of the year. There are 125 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser fo ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Signs of support

    More than 60 local union members and some spouses met with International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers re ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Come visit the land of the gypsies

    Band, are you ready? Take the field. While watching Creston High School Marching Band's 2014 show — Gypsy — spectators will take a trip to t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Soggy field day still provides research insight

    GREENFIELD — The recent rains did not allow visitors to tour the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm during the field day Tuesday, but presenters wer ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • CodeRED

    The more you know could save your life.That is the thought behind CodeRED, a high-speed mass-communication notification system.Union County ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 2:15 pm
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  • New name, new director at Prairie View Assisted Living

    Homestead Assisted Living, formerly Prairie View Assisted Living, welcomes Gloria Rink, registered nurse (R.N.), who will fill the roll of executive d ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Sept. 1-5MondayLabor Day. No school.5:30 p.m. JV football at Norwalk.Tuesday5 p.m. JV/varsity girls ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Library to host early out activity

    School-age children are invited to come to the public library, 200 W. Howard St., the first Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. for an early out activit ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • New Nodaway Valley elementary building possible

    GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley School Board was presented with the opportunity to build a new elementary building in Greenfield by a steering committee d ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Fire marshall releases causes of death for Creston woman

    The causes of death for 23-year-old Jessica Luke — who died after a fire started in her residence on South Division Street in Creston July 2 — have be ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Appel speaks during grand opening event

    Staci Appel, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, made a stop in Creston Thursday speaking to about 30 supporters as part of a grand opening event at ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Hurley Creek project to move forward

    In early 2015, work will be bid to build a $400,000 wetland and retention basin project on Hurley Creek just north of the Adams Street bridge at Taylo ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 28, 2014, the 240th day of the year. There are 125 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this wee ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Soggy field day still provides research insight

    GREENFIELD — The recent rains did not allow visitors to tour the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm during the field day Tuesday, but presenters were still ab ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Independent candidate likes his odds for U.S. Senate

    Rick Stewart, independent candidate for U.S. Senate, is visiting all 99 counties in Iowa before November to explain why he's a better option than his ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Lenox tops East Union in rain-shortened game

    AFTON — “It was a weird ballgame. It was just really weird.”That’s how Lenox head coach Allen Dukes ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:39 am
  • Panthers open with 10-point win

    The Creston/O-M Panthers got off to a 13-0 lead in defeating Norwalk 27-17 Friday night at Panther Field.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:39 am
  • Area football

    ALBIA — Mount Ayr wanted a challenge in its season opener, and that's exactly what Class 2A No. 4 Albia gave the Class A 10th-ranked Raiders here on F ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Prep football scoreboard

    Friday’s scoresADM, Adel 15, Perry 9Albia 39, Mount Ayr 8Bedford 36, Griswold 14CAM, Anita 48, Adair ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • ACS rained out again

    CORNING — Conditions were too wet to race again Saturday at the Adams County Speedway.Unrelenting ra ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • High school football rankings

    The top 10 teams in the first Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2014 season, with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Panthers open with 27-17 victory; Friday's area scores

    The Creston/O-M Panthers defeated Norwalk 27-17 Friday night at Panther Field. The game was delayed ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Sports briefs

    WAUKEE — Creston High School junior Camryn Somers was part of four victories as Waukee swept a girls swimming triangular at Waukee YMCA Tuesday.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:44 am
  • Outdoor news

    BOONE — “They Gotta’ Have Cover” is a new and catchy way to call attention to what farmers can do to bring back pheasants and other grassland birds.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Fishing report

    For lake locations, maps and other information, go to www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing/FishingReports.aspxThe ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Carol 'Ossie' Sobotka – Diagonal

    Carol “Ossie” Sobotka, 79, of Diagonal died Aug. 28, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Watson-Armstrong Fune ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Gary Thompson – Corning

    Gary Thompson, 76, of Corning died Aug. 31, 2014, at Alegent Creighton Health in Corning. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Pres ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • David Munstermann – Afton

    David Munstermann, 68, of Afton died Sept. 1, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Arrangements are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Coleen Hill – Corning

    Coleen Hill, 77, of Corning died Aug. 29, 2014, at Corning Nursing and Rehab Center. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Oakland ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Betty Tyner – St. Cloud, Fla.

    Betty Tyner, 86, of St. Cloud, Fla., formerly of Creston, died Aug. 29, 2014, at St. Cloud Memorial Hospital in St. Cloud, Fla. Services are pending ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Chuck Maltzahn – Creston

    Charles “Chuck” Maltzahn, 95, of Creston died Sept. 1, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Powers Funeral Home, jun ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Geri White – Harlingen, Texas

    Geraldine “Geri” White, 98, of Harlingen, Texas, formerly of Creston, died Aug. 27, 2014, in Harlingen, Texas. Services are pending at Powers Funeral ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Bruce Carpenter – Afton

    Bruce Carpenter, 68, of Afton died Aug. 30, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Arrangements are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Thelma 'Coleen' Hill – Corning

    Thelma "Coleen" Hill, 77, of Corning died Aug. 29, 2014, at Corning Nursing and Rehab. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 701 Se ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Deborah Springer – Creston

    Deborah Diane Springer, 64, of Creston died Aug. 27, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Police

    Storm Julian Spencer, 20, 404 N. Birch St., was charged with public intoxication and disorderly cond ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Joseph Bartlett, 35, of Council Bluffs was charged with driving while suspended 1:29 a.m. Sunday in ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Lenox Police

    Austin Reed, 19, of Lenox was charged on a Taylor County warrant for fifth-degree theft 6:30 p.m. Fr ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:17 a.m., Friday, Grand Avenue.Medical, 2:32 p.m., Friday, West Adams Street. ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousGood intent call, 11:02 a.m. Thursday, 220th Street.CO investigation, 11:31 a.m. Thursd ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 4:26 p.m. Wednesday.According to a Union County Sheriff’s ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Lenox Police

    Geroman Phillip Rodriguez, 21, of Lenox, was charged on a warrant for an assault causing bodily injury 1:15 a.m. today on S. Brooks St.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousIncomplete 911 call, 7:41 a.m. Thursday, North Division Street.Found property, 12:09 p. ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousIncomplete 911 call, 8:25 a.m., Tuesday, New York Avenue.Escort, 8:49 a.m., Tuesday, Ea ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Accidents

    Richard Leroy Reeve, 65, 844 Quiet Harbor, was cited for failure to yield upon a left turn after an ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • PETERSON: Life after the "big time" can be even more rewarding

    When former Creston/O-M players Dane Wardenburg and Ryan McKim talk about "lifestyle decisions" in their moves in the coaching business, I know exactl ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Disappointing vote

    From Linda TopliffCrestonWith a population over 7,000 people, Creston had a disappointedly small fra ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Lost friend's legacy making a difference

    I still remember the gut-wrenching feeling, the way my heart sank, the utter disbelief and then the way I felt absolutely nothing after hearing the ne ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Response to city council vote

    From Creston Library Board • Creston | The library board members were disappointed by the city council decision to sell the Lincoln School property de ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:04 pm
  • Stumbled onto the truth

    From Don Narigon • Ellston | I want to thank Monica McCarthy in urging people to vote Republican. Yes, it is a compliment to have Chuck Grassley as he ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Poolman: The cost of children

    Recently, I have been seeing news stories pop up about raising children and how much it costs to do that. Having children is one of the furthest thin ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Wilson: Have you noticed the change?

    I need to start this column out with an announcement.Perhaps you noticed.Last week, the letters AP r ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Work toward the library, cultural center should continue

    From Joshua BorgmannCrestonIn recent weeks, there has been much discussion over whether the Lincoln ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Library perspectives from a ‘newcomer’

    From Janna Tull SteedCrestonShortly after I moved here in 1995, the Creston Library was a major issu ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Dear citizens

    From Brian ZacharyCrestonPlease do not allow the city to sell the Lincoln School out from under the ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 1-5Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Club news

    Afton Federated Garden ClubAfton Federated Garden Club met Aug. 8 at Afton Community Center with Car ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Club news

    GRMC AuxiliaryThe Greater Regional Medical Center Auxiliary board held its regular meeting 10 a.m. A ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Reunion

    Schlapia reunionThe family of Owen and Madge Schlapia met at the Diagonal Community Building Aug. 3, ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Aug. 6.Canasta winners were Maxine May, fir ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 18-22Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Creston mealsAug. 11-15Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Reunion

    McFee ReunionDescendants of Alexander McFee gathered in Creston the weekend of Aug. 2-3. Donna McFee ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Club news

    TOPS 1338TOPS 1338 Creston meets Mondays at 5 p.m. for weigh-in and meeting at 5:30 p.m.July 14 the ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:10 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 4-8Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:11 am

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