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  • Creston Community Schools to reduce staff

    Creston Community Schools Board of Directors approved a recommendation during their regular meeting Monday to continue with a proposed staff reduction ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Public invited to lunch and learn for heart health

    Greater Regional Medical Center (GRMC) will be hosting a lunch and learn for heart health in honor of February’s heart month. The public is invited to ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • VNS Home Care receives green light to provide care in Union, surrounding counties

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has notified VNS Home Care in Creston that its request for participation as a home health agency ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Pasture management session to be held in Corning

    An early opportunity for planning is a pasture management session, "Spring Grazing – Opportunities and Management Needs," from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • 4-H judges' training set for March 4 in Carson

    4-H judges’ training is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, at Carson Community Center in Carson with sessions running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Iowa 4-H fai ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Adair County Health System honors couples to celebrate Heart Health Month

    GREENFIELD – Adair County Health System (ACHS) honored seven couples Thursday, Feb. 12, for Heart He ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • 4-H'ers take on cupcake wars

    The Union County 4-H SPIN (SPecial INterest) program dived into cake decorating Jan. 21 with Upper Crust Culinary Creations employees as youth tried t ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Huntington named 7-12 principal at MACS

    MOUNT AYR – After two years as principal in Sidney for grades 7-12, Bill Huntington is returning to the area.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Lawmakers address collective bargaining bill at legislative coffee

    The hot topic at Saturday's legislative coffee hosted by the Creston Chamber of Commerce was the new collective bargaining bill signed into law by Gov ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • Union County Development Association offers SMARTStart

    The Union County Development Association (UCDA), in collaboration with the Small Business Development Center, is offering a SMARTStart class. The fee ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Creston speech team recognized at state contest

    The readers theatre group "Murder in the Knife Room" of the CCHS speech team were nominated at all-state as an outstanding performer (non-performing). ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Monday: hot dog with bun, Doritos, glazed carrots, mixed fruit. Tuesday: pork tenderloin sandwich, baked beans, peaches.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 20-25MondayDick Bauman Jazz Festival.10 a.m. varsity girls/boys bowling state at IHSAA.6:30 p.m ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • CCHS jazz band ends season with win

    This year's jazz band season turned out to be one of the more successful in recent memory for Creston Community High School Band Director Mike Peters.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • 5 minutes with Luanne Merrill, retiring director of I Think I Can Daycare

    AGE: 62 HOMETOWN: Creston FAMILY: 3 kids, April Loudon, TJ Parsons and Marissa Merrill HOW LONG H ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Reader Poll

    How do you feel about President Trump's travel ban?
    I'm opposed
    I'm happy with the ban as is
    Some aspects of the ban should change
    Undecided/Indifferent