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  • Board elections: Creston School Board has two vacancies, one candidate

    Two vacancies. One candidate. That's how the Sept. 8 Creston School Board ballot is shaping out, following Thursday's 5 p.m. nomination deadline.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • NWS declares Sunday's tornado an EF-1

    The tornado that destroyed Sharon Walter's farmstead and damaged several others near Williamson Sunday evening was rated by the National Weather Servi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • College news

    Wartburg CollegeWAVERLY - Ashley Haines of Creston graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in music ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Library's design charrette starts Tuesday

    The Creston library will be hosting two events this week. The first starts Tuesday and your input is needed as Creston Library Board is hosting a desi ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Williamson twister: Sharon Walter and eight children survive violent storm

    A violent tornado tossed her 30,000-pound New Holland combine through the air 1/8 of a mile Sunday. It pummeled four concrete silos leaving rubble eve ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Huntsman sentencing date moved to Aug. 12

    The sentencing date has been changed for Lyndsay Jo Huntsman, 44, of Creston, who pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree theft on May 29.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Removing barriers to wind energy in Iowa

    Iowa is already among the nation's leaders in wind energy, but a new report from the Center for Rural Affairs, points to changes that the state could ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • ‘Iowa Best’ Chad Elliott to sing at Warren Center

    Award-winning Iowa folk singer/songwriter Chad Elliott will bring his musical storytelling to the Warren Cultural Center (WCC) at 7 p.m. Aug. 15. His ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Lunch for Kids available through Aug. 20

    Lunch for kids are available 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday each week until Aug. 20. Meals are free for students K through 12 and other ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Confirmed tornado in Adams County

    National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Adams County approximately 6:30 p.m. tonight (Sunday).
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Ver Meer finalist for Newton police chief position

    Paul Ver Meer is one of four finalists for the Newton police chief position.Ver Meer is currently th ...
    July 31, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • National Association of Women Business Owners honored

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), Chairman of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee (SBC), and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), SBC Ranking Membe ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • National farmers market week is August 2-8

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today encouraged Iowans to take advantage of fresh fruits and vegetables available at the more than 220 far ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Gas Price drops to accelerate from Labor Day through autumn

    The second half of 2015 represents a strong commitment that motorists will spend even less on gasoline this year than they did in 2014.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Jimmy Buffett tribute band performs in Corning

    Dance of a Parrotthead is the midwest’s number one Jimmy Buffett tribute band performing at the Corning Opera House Cultural Center 7 p.m. Saturday, A ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Reader Poll

    If the 2016 presidential election were held today, which of the top candidates would be most likely to get your vote?
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