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  • Creston Community Schools to reduce staff

    Creston Community Schools Board of Directors approved a recommendation during their regular meeting Monday to continue with a proposed staff reduction ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls

    BLACKSTONE, Va. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receivin ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repe ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • SpaceX aborts approach to space station, delivery delayed

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A navigation error forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday, following an other ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Pointed questions greet Grassley, Ernst at public stops

    GARNER (AP) — Iowa’s U.S. senators were met Tuesday with overflow crowds who pointedly questioned them about President Donald Trump’s actions during h ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Public invited to lunch and learn for heart health

    Greater Regional Medical Center (GRMC) will be hosting a lunch and learn for heart health in honor of February’s heart month. The public is invited to ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • VNS Home Care receives green light to provide care in Union, surrounding counties

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has notified VNS Home Care in Creston that its request for participation as a home health agency ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Pasture management session to be held in Corning

    An early opportunity for planning is a pasture management session, "Spring Grazing – Opportunities and Management Needs," from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • 4-H judges' training set for March 4 in Carson

    4-H judges’ training is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, at Carson Community Center in Carson with sessions running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Iowa 4-H fai ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Adair County Health System honors couples to celebrate Heart Health Month

    GREENFIELD – Adair County Health System (ACHS) honored seven couples Thursday, Feb. 12, for Heart He ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • 4-H'ers take on cupcake wars

    The Union County 4-H SPIN (SPecial INterest) program dived into cake decorating Jan. 21 with Upper Crust Culinary Creations employees as youth tried t ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Tractor Supply hosting FFA fundraiser nationwide

    Tractor Supply Company stores across the country will collect donations during National FFA Week to support grants for FFA chapters in their community ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • In Trump's future looms a familiar shutdown threat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump’s growing roster of headaches.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Iowa union files lawsuit against collective bargaining law

    DES MOINES (AP) — A new Iowa law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public workers is unconstitutional and should be immediately bl ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:35 am
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