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  • College news

    The following local students graduated from Drake University at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Rebecca Gross of Fontanelle, Doctor of pharmacy a ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Grassley to continue annual 99-county meetings

    Sen. Chuck Grassley will hold town meetings in Iowa Aug. 23-24 as part of his annual 99-county meetings.
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Creston blood drive celebrates Red Cross centennial

    The Creston community is invited to help celebrate the American Red Cross’ century of service in southwest Iowa by donating blood from noon to 6 p.m. ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Creston Area Food Pantry completes first year

    The Creston Area Food Pantry recently completed its first year of operation in its new location under its own nonprofit status as a 501(c)3 organizati ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • ABATE to hold safety course

    ABATE of Iowa's District 11 offers "The Golden Hour" presented by Slider Gilmore and "Two-Wheel Trauma" course presented Sept 8-9 by Frank Prowant.
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Create Creston

    Creston’s newest and only uptown art supply store will open its doors Tuesday.The store, Create Cres ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 17, the 229th day of the year. So, there are 136 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • SPYMCA, CCSD team up to offer After School Enrichment

    Southern Prairie YMCA and Creston Community School District formed a partnership to offer a new, affordable after-school program to the community duri ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • TRIPLE THREAT

    Just 23 boys and 26 girls were selected as nominees for the 2017 Iowa Triple Threat Award. Tyler Pe ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 1:17 pm
  • Balloon Days fundraiser planned

    The Creston Chamber of Commerce and Southern Prairie YMCA are teaming up to fundraise for the upcoming Creston Hot Air Balloon Days next month.
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Union County Planning Committee seeks public input

    A summary of the plan update effort underway, as well as a questionnaire to capture public opinion and comments, is available online at https://www.su ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • World Livestock Auctioneer Champion to sell at Creston Livestock Auction

    Brian Curless, 2017 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion (WLAC), will be selling Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Creston Livestock Auction, 201 N. Cherry St., i ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Neely-Kinyon Field Day planned in Greenfield

    The Iowa State University Organic Ag Programs (OAP) will highlight organic research and practices at the Neely-Kinyon Field Day from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesd ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Green Valley Lake testing high for microcystins

    Nearly every summer, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources sends out a series of press releases saying Green Valley Lake in Creston has tested posi ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Creston man dies in Idaho highway accident

    BOISE, IDAHO — A 70-year-old Creston man died Friday when he was thrown from a vehicle onto Interstate 84 near Mountain Home.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:05 am
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