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  • Funding problems could delay education plans

    DES MOINES (AP) — Two education initiatives created to improve Iowa schools could be at risk of delay or even disposal due to budget shortfalls.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Council to consider road upgrade options

    Creston City Council is considering borrowing up to $5 million to address one of the most significant issues facing the city – its network of roads.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Study finds global warming could steal postcard-perfect days

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind pr ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Red Cross helps hundreds of thousands as 180 large disasters hit the U.S. this past year

    DES MOINES – In a year that set new records for severe and devastating weather, the American Red Cross provided more assistance to the hundreds of tho ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Pointed questions await Trump's pick for health secretary

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With coverage for millions of people at stake, Rep. Tom Price is facing pointed questions about President-elect Donald Trump’s healt ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • 4 dead in new shooting in Mexico's Caribbean resort region

    CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors’ office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were kille ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Report of Iowa gunman turns out to be accidental shooting

    NORTH LIBERTY (AP) — Police say an Iowa man who claimed he was shot by a random gunman was actually the victim of an accidental shooting.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Grand opening planned for food pantry

    The public is invited to the grand opening of Creston Area Food Pantry, Inc. and O’Riley Center. It will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the O’Ri ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Money workshop series for women offered

    A local committee is planning Money Talk, a series of five workshops designed for women. The committee includes Haley Jones, Greg Driskell, Mindy Stal ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Northey announces grants to promote specialty crops

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced Jan. 12 the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is accepting applica ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • New ENT and allergy provider coming to Adair County

    GREENFIELD – Beginning in January, Elisha Hardy, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C of Wellendorf ENT will be coming to Adair County Memorial Hospital. Hardy will be of ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • UK's May signals clean break with EU: No partial membership

    LONDON (AP) — More than six months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May finally spelled out what it mea ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Trump tries to calm tensions after Lewis squabble

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect’s squabble ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • GM to add or keep 7,000 jobs, make $1B factory investment

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Mexico town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has come

    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities said Tuesday they are investigating whether extortion, street-level drug sales or a murder plot wa ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:02 am
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