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  • FAFSA Ready Iowa photo package

    Southwestern Community College held a FAFSA Ready Iowa event Wednesday afternoon into evening at the college, during which SWCC personnel were on hand ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • Prescott community to hold 'Trunk or Treat'

    PRESCOTT – The Prescott United Church Disciples of Christ is co-sponsoring a "Trunk or Treat" event from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday for all youth and famil ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Candidates on Nov. 8 ballot for ISU Extension and Outreach Union County Council

    Voters will have the opportunity to elect members of the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Union County Council from a choice of one ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Harvest Supper to be held Wednesday

    AFTON – The Annual Harvest Supper and Auction is planned with the supper beginning at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Afton and ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to hold fall dinner

    CROMWELL – Cromwell Women's Fellowship is hosting a dinner at noon Nov. 3 at Cromwell Church. The public is welcome.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Enjoy 'Trunk or Treat' at Methodist Church

    First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St., in Creston invites children of all ages to its annual "Trunk or Treat" event from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Patty Judge to meet with voters in Creston

    U.S. Senate candidate, Patty Judge, will hold a meet and greet from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the restored Creston Depot, 116 W. Adams St., with voters ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Annual fall burns benefit wildlife

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) plans to conduct prescribed burns on select wildlife areas in Adair, Adams, Ringgold and Union counties ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • Adair County auditor offers voting tips

    GREENFIELD – The Adair County Auditor’s Office would like to remind voters the electronic poll books used on Election Day, Nov. 8, have the ability to ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Oct. 27, the 301st day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are 65 days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertis ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • Adams and Cottonwood intersection open

    According to Kevin Kruse, Creston Public Works director, at the present time, the West Adams Street and Cottonwood Road intersection is open to one-la ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Iraq special forces find IS bomb factory, tunnels near Mosul

    KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces east of Mosul probed a network of underground tunnels and uncovered a bomb-making facility on Thursday in a v ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Post-election unity? Clinton and Trump won't say yet

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With a dozen days left until Election Day, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are refusing to commit to working with each other after ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Creston man charged with attempted murder

    Casey Ray Welcher, last known address 1106 W. Montgomery St., was charged with attempted murder, first-degree criminal mischief, felony eluding, drivi ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Silva convicted of 3rd-degree sexual abuse Wednesday

    Manuel Allen Silva Jr., 44, 1951 Beechwood Ave., was found guilty of two counts of third-degree sexual abuse, a class C felony, this afternoon at Unio ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What are your Halloween plans?
    Trick-or-treating/taking children trick-or-treating
    Watching horror movies
    Handing out candy/staying home
    Halloween party/event