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  • Lenox dismisses early Friday over threatening note

    LENOX – Lenox High School dismissed its students early Friday after the school received a threatening letter.
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Audlehelm joins CNA newsroom staff

    Tyra Audlehelm has joined the Creston News Advertiser staff as staff reporter, covering the Union County Board of Supervisors beat and writing feature ...
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • California fire victims return home as crews gain ground

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled wildfires that have devastated California wine country a ...
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Des Moines runway closed for repairs after heavy rain

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Des Moines Airport had to divert and delay some flights after heavy rain caused a runway problem.
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Substitute teacher shortages create challenges for districts

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A persistent shortage of substitute teachers is creating challenges for Nebraska and Iowa school districts, and lawmakers who wan ...
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more ...
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, ...
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Library news

    Story time will be held 10 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. The next story time will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18.
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Local citizen receives Governor’s Volunteer Award

    Tammy Ross of Afton received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg during a special recognition ceremony ...
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Haunted Halloween Hike

    Join the Ringgold County Conservation Board (RCCB) for a Haunted Halloween Hike Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Dragoon Trace Nature Center at Poe Hollow Pa ...
    Oct. 16, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Monday: hot dog, whole grain bun, steamed peas, pears. Tuesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, peaches, bread and butter sandwic ...
    Oct. 13, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Club news

    St. John's Evening Fellowship met Oct. 9 with 13 members present. Devotions were given by Carol Wallace.
    Oct. 13, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Congregate meals

    Oct. 16-20 Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. Monday: homemade meatloaf, tomato gravy, red potatoes, diced beets, multigrain ...
    Oct. 13, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • CCHS calendar

    Oct. 16-21 Monday 5:30 p.m. ninth/JV volleyball match against Red Oak, here at CCHS. 6 p.m. JV football game against Adel DeSoto Minburn, here are CCH ...
    Oct. 13, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • 5 minutes with Gary Thompson, Creston Assistant Fire Chief

    Oct. 16, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • Reader Poll

    What is your favorite part about the Iowa State Fair?
    Trying new foods
    People watching
    Checking out exhibits