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  • Chat Mobility announces winner of Mother's Day contest

    Chat Mobility announced Wednesday that Shantelle Rice of Creston is the lucky winner of a Coach purse given away during Chat Mobility's Mother's Day c ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Police probe beating of black University of Iowa student

    A black University of Iowa freshman told police that he was severely beaten by three white men who called him racial slurs, investigators said Wednesd ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • New federal rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths

    The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, even if means ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Creston Prime Time Connection

    Creston Prime Time Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, invites all ladies to its May luncheon, which will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Seeking in the light

    Use your eyes as if tomorrow you would be stricken blind.If I had three days to see, this is what I ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • “At Home in the Heartland” exhibit and program coming to Corning

    The French Icarian Village, 2349 220th St., in Corning will sponsor an exhibit, “At Home in the Heartland,” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, when the ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Library news

    The following events are at the Gibson Memorial Library, located at 200 W. Howard St., in Creston. R ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is May 5, the 126th day of the year. It's a leap year. So, there are 240 days left in 2016. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertise ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Adair County Medical Clinic annouces Fontanelle closing

    After careful deliberation and consideration of all options, the board of trustees of Adair County Health System has made the difficult decision to ce ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Union County Fairgrounds building plan updated

    The Union County Fair Board plans to have an upgraded fairgrounds in approximately two years, and that plan is slowly coming together.
    May 5, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Still Smokin' BBQ opens doors in Mount Ayr

    After competing in barbecuing contests and catering for years, Doug Still of Mount Ayr knew exactly what he wanted to do when he retired from the floo ...
    May 5, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Fatality accident still under investigation

    The fatality accident that killed Angel Daub, 25, of Creston April 27 is still under investigation, according to Iowa State Patrol officers.
    May 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Habitat for Humanity of Union County office has moved

    Arlan Biere and Charlie Westman met with a group of realtors from the West Central Iowa Regional Board of Realtors for lunch Thursday, April 28, at Pi ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • June 1 deadline for Century and Heritage Farm owners to apply

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey reminds eligible farm owners the deadline to apply for the 2016 Century and Heritage Farm Program is June 1 ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Union County 4-H'ers visit local poultry farm

    Union County 4-H'ers and Clover Kids got to experience poultry on a large scale as they toured Dunphy Poultry Farms just outside of Creston as part of ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:11 am
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