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  • 5 Minutes with Mandy Parsons

    FAMILY: Husband TJ; sons Chas, 8, and Cooper, 6 HOMETOWN: Lenox AS ACCOUNTING MANAGER, WHAT DO YOU ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Lenox High School to participate in the nation’s future leaders competiton

    Buzzers, not bells, will ring in the new year for thousands of middle- and high-school students all across the United States. That's because they'll s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • CHS graduate gets an up-close view of Super Bowl 50

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — As players and press stormed the field following the Denver Broncos' 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Creston woman opens antique and jewelry shop

    Perhaps the most noticeable thing about walking into Alta May's Treasure Shoppe is its sheer ornateness.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Iowa artists present workshop at Warren Cultural Center

    The Iowa Arts Council is inviting Iowans to “Meet the Artist” in a new series of statewide programs featuring artist talks and workshops led by Iowa’s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 15 — 20MondayDistrict jazz.TBD varsity boys/girls track and field practice starts.Tuesday1 p.m. ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Monday: meatball sub sandwich with marinara, crunchy carrots with dip, rosy applesauce. Tuesday: pork patty with bun, baked beans, peaches. We ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston meals Feb. 15 to 19 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: closed for Presidents' Day.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Club news

    Chautauqua Circle The GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle met Jan. 26 at the home of Linda Hughes, with Polly McCoy as the co-hostess.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Upper Crust to close retail store Feb. 27

    The Upper Crust Culinary Creations retail store will close its doors Feb. 27. However, it's not the ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • SWCC reports enrollment increase

    An increase in enrollment and an upcoming transition to a new, $1 million computer system were discussed during a Southwestern Community College (SWCC ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Valentine's weekend to bring live music to Chicken Inn

    Live music will be the main attraction this Valentine’s weekend in Creston and surrounding areas. A ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:38 pm
  • Dillinger hangs himself in Oakdale prison cell

    OAKDALE — Jerry Dillinger, who was sentenced in Union County last month to life in prison after murdering Loretta Dillinger and Michael Robinson, kill ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Macksburg Methodist Church to hold pancake supper

    Macksburg United Methodist Church, 202 W. Church St., will hold its annual pancake supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The menu includes pancakes, fr ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Jerusalem church to host Lenten study

    Beginning Feb. 17 and continuing through March 23, Jerusalem United Methodist Church will host a Lenten study titled "Six Ways We Encounter God" at 6 ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:54 am
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