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  • Daily absentee ballot statistics for general election now available

    DES MOINES – Daily absentee ballot statistics for the November 2016 general election are now available on the Iowa Secretary of State’s website at sos ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Grassley's Council Bluffs regional director to hold office hours

    CORNING – Senator Chuck Grassley’s regional director based in Council Bluffs, Donna Barry, will be holding open office hours Friday in Adams County. T ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • September yards of the month

    The three September yards of the month have been announced by the Image Enhancement Committee. See photos of the three yards here.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • First Christian women to hold salad luncheon

    The women of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 301 E. Townline Road, in Creston invite all church women of the area to their annual salad lu ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Union County youth to celebrate national 4-H week

    More than 6 million young people across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H, during the first full week of Octo ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Coach Caryl serves as honorary captain for the Lenox Tigers

    LENOX — A key figure in some of the most memorable athletic teams in Lenox High School history was welcomed back Friday night during the Tigers' homec ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Sept. 29, the 273rd day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are 93 days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston News Adverti ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Clinton visits Iowa as early voting gets underway

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is kicking off early voting in Iowa on Thursday with a major effort to boost support in the battleground state.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Train crashes into New Jersey station; injuries reported

    HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A commuter train from New York barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing an unknown ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Greater Regional Auxiliary jewelry sale fundraiser to be held Thursday

    Greater Regional Auxiliary members will host an estate jewelry sale from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Medical Arts Plaza Board and ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Dr. Scott Shuey of Corning receives veterinarian of the year award

    CORNING – Dr. Scott Shuey was recognized as Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) Veterinarian of the Year by IVMA President Dr. Jennifer Schlein ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Afton city staff encourage daily votes for project

    AFTON – The city of Afton has submitted a Wellmark Foundation Community Kickstarter grant application for a basketball court surface project in the ci ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • CROP Walk scheduled for Oct. 9

    The CROP Hunger Walk has become a tradition in Union County. Every year since 1986, citizens have walked miles to emphasize millions of people around ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Fall festival at Country Life Center offers family fun

    ORIENT – Celebrate Iowa’s abundant harvest during a fall festival Saturday and Sunday at the Country Life Center, 2773 290th St., in Orient. Wander th ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Creston football team receives chocolate milk donation

    The Creston/O-M Panthers football team recently received a donation of chocolate milk from Western Iowa Dairy Alliance (WIDA).
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:10 pm
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