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  • Poolman: Disney adds interesting twists to modern movies

    On Saturday, I was invited to Des Moines with my friend Shawna Creveling because she needed to get some shopping done and didn't want to go alone.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Art class to be offered at Quiet Harbor

    An art class will be held 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Quiet Harbor community center, 812 S. Park St.Paint, brus ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Library news

    The following are titles and events at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to host dinner

    CROMWELL — Cromwell Women’s Fellowship will host a dinner noon Feb. 5 at Cromwell Church.Menu includ ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 29, the 29th day of the year. There are 336 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Groups sue EPA seeking livestock farm air quality standards

    DES MOINES (AP) — A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups filed two lawsuits Wednesday alleging the U.S. Environmental P ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • USDA revises maple syrup grading with descriptive terms

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Grading standards for maple syrup have been revised to match international standards, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said W ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Iowa lawmakers hope to introduce fuel tax bill next week

    DES MOINES (AP) — A bill to increase Iowa’s fuel tax to pay for road improvements could be introduced as early as next week, lawmakers said Wednesday.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • It must be a sign

    A white sign with black lettering stands near a field in Union County, one of 103 that will eventually be installed across the county. The sign reads ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Officials release names of 2 found dead in Osceola

    OSCEOLA (AP) — Officials have identified two people who were found dead in a vehicle in Osceola.The ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • SICOG audit released

    Ted Willets CPA recently released an audit report on the Southern Iowa Council of Governments and Affiliate.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Commercial ag weed, insect, plant disease course set for Feb. 10

    Union County will offer the commercial ag weed, insect and plant disease management continuing instructional course (CIC) for commercial pesticide app ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Four steps to stop a cyber thief

    In recognition of National Data Privacy Day today, Iowa State Savings Bank urges bank customers and users of financial services generally to take an a ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Adair County Youth Action Committee organizes

    GREENFIELD — Andrew Noland was re-elected chairman of the Adair County Youth Action Committee during their January meeting. Mark Ruby of Greenfield wa ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Valentine's dinner, dance to be held at Corning Opera House

    CORNING — Bring your sweetheart to a Valentine’s dinner and dance 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the historic Corning Opera House Cultural Center, 800 Davis Ave ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Who will win this year's Super Bowl?
    New England Patriots
    Seattle Seahawks
    I don't care. I watch for the commercials.