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  • Healthiest state initiative: Walk when the whistle blows

    Creston Fire Chief Todd Jackson is one of many people who plans to participate in the "Walk at the Whistle," an event coinciding with Fire Prevention ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Hospital

    Bonnie Baker is recuperating from hip surgery. She would appreciate receiving cards from friends. Cards may be sent to her at Creston Specialty Care, ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Creston drumline takes first, band places fifth overall at Clarinda

    Saturday was a first for the Creston Panther Marching Band drumline, as the group took first place out of all classes at the Southwest Iowa Band Jambo ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • 4-H news

    Highland Highlights held their first meeting of the new year on Sept. 13. We elected our 2015-16 officers. Our president is Macy Evans, vice-president ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • SWCC drill team adds dancer

    Jessica Drey, a freshman at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) in Creston, has committed to the SWCC Dazzlers drill team for the 2015-16 year.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Man named Santa Claus runs for office in Alaska's North Pole

    A man whose legal name is Santa Claus is running for a City Council seat in the tiny Alaska town of North Pole.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Adams County 4-H place at shooting events

    Three Adams County 4-H'ers participated in two events at the state 4-H shooting sports meet held Sept. 26 at Big Springs Range near Montezuma.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • 4-H SPIN event well attended

    Union County 4-H is incorporating something new into its program this year. SPecial INterest (SPIN) events, workshops and tours have been lined up for ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Iowa growers say rain hasn't dented their pumpkin crop

    WATERLOO (AP) — Some Iowa growers say heavy rains haven’t cut into their pumpkin crop.Tammy Stotts, ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Adair County youth to celebrate national 4-H week Oct. 4 – 10

    Oct. 4-10 is National 4-H Week, and Adair County 4-H is celebrating the 4-H youth who have made an impact on the community and are stepping up to the ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • School lunches

    CrestonMonday: corn dog, green beans, mandarin oranges, jelly sandwich.Tuesday: beef sloppy joe, who ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Free blood pressure clinic in Prescott

    Alegent Creighton Health at Home-Corning will hold a free blood pressure clinic from 9 -10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at the City Hall in Prescott. The clin ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Creston mealsOct. 5 — 9Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Wednesday, Sept. 23.Canasta winners were Ja ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • CHS calendar

    Oct. 5 — 10MondayFBLA State Leadership Conference4:30 p.m. MS cross country meet at Nodaway Valley.5 ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:02 am
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