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  • Giles sentenced for lascivious acts conviction

    Kevin Jay Giles, 43, of Creston was sentenced to 10 years suspended prison time, five years probation and a fine of $1,000 on a charge of lascivious a ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Wellman’s employee retires after 50 years with company

    Charlie Weil was among the first employees hired by Wellman Dynamics in Creston when its doors opened Aug. 25, 1965.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Quiet zone: Engineering firm will pay to extend medians

    Veenstra & Kimm engineering firm will now pay in full. The firm — which designed the safety improvement project in uptown Creston that included median ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Central Iowa Furniture Mart opens uptown expansion

    Sitting on a couch near the entrance of the new Central Iowa Furniture Mart building Tuesday, co-owner Ed Thompson gestured toward the sofas, recliner ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Creston library news

    Library newsThe following event and titles are at the Gibson Memorial Library located at 200 W. Howa ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • McFarland elected to Angus Association

    Landi K. McFarland of Ellston, has been elected as a delegate to the 132nd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, Nov. 5 at the Ov ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Master hoof care program offered in southwest Iowa

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a beef cattle lameness clinic Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Armstrong Research Farm ne ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Greater Regional and Mercy Cancer Center add physician

    Greater Regional Cancer Center, affiliated with the Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines, is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Sarah McAvoy, M.D., ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Field day planned near Orient

    The public is invited to attend the Adair County Corn and Soybean Association’s 19th Annual Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 3. The field day will highlig ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Wallace Foundation and ISU to host garden field day

    Wallace Foundation and ISU will host a garden field day 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21. The featured theme for this year’s Armstrong Research Farm’s garden field ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Pilot survey: More than 8 in 10 want curbside recycling in Creston

    More than 8 in 10 residents surveyed after completing a spring pilot program say they want Creston to begin offering curbside recycling citywide.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Donation helps SWCC purchase first drone

    After the receipt of a donation, Southwestern Community College (SWCC) has purchased its first drone to be used for marketing and educational purposes ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Field day at Ackley farm will explore integrating cash crops, cover crops and livestock

    Join the Ackleys from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at a Practical Farmers of Iowa field day they are hosting, and learn more about their approach to integratin ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast

    An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Iowa men accused of threatening Pokemon event denied bail

    Two Iowa men charged with making online threats of violence at a Pokemon competition in Boston are being held without bail for at least four months.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:59 am
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