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  • Council gathers more information on streets

    The Creston City Council gathered more information on its potential $5 million street improvement project during Tuesday's regular meeting.
    March 24, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • 5 minutes with Jessie Smith, Creston Hy-Vee cake designer

    AGE: 22HOMETOWN: CrestonFAVORITE PART OF YOUR JOB: Decorating the unique cakesHOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • College news

    Briar Cliff University announced 293 students have been named to the dean’s list for the first semester of the 2016-17 academic year and included Jay ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Severe Weather Awareness week has planned tornado drill

    Severe Weather Awareness week is scheduled for the last week in March this year. The dates are March 27-31. March 29 will be the annual tornado drill ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • School lunches

    Creston Monday: pizza, steamed corn, pears, bread and butter sandwich. Tuesday: hamburger, baked beans, peaches, baked chips.
    March 24, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • CCHS calendar

    March 27 – April 2MondayStart fourth quarter.All-state individual festival at UNI.5:15 p.m. JV boys ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Crest Baptist hosting global Bible simulcast featuring Priscilla Shirer

    LifeWay Christian Resources and Going Beyond ministries are partnering to simulcast Bible teacher and best-selling author Priscilla Shirer, live from ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Ecumenical Lenten services continue

    Union County worship services begin at 5 p.m. each Sunday. The service this Sunday will be "Patience and Self-Control," at Cromwell Congregational Chu ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is March 23, the 82nd day of the year. So, there are 283 days left in 2017. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Grass fire probability high in early spring

    Now that winter is over according to the calendar, grass fires are a hot topic across the county.Sin ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:39 am
  • Creston Middle School students do well at contest

    Creston Middle School hosted the annual Solo and Small Ensemble Contest Saturday, Feb. 23. Seven surrounding schools visited to be rated by music educ ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Office of Senator Ernst accepting summer internship applications

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –The office of Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) is seeking Iowa college students and recent graduates for internship opportunities in the Washi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Owl prowl planned

    MOUNT AYR – Join Ringgold County Conservation Board Director Kate Zimmerman from 6 to 7:30​ p.m. March 25 for an owl prowl at the enclosed Shady Oaks ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Pentatonix plans national tour stop at Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES – Pentatonix, the Grammy Award-winning a cappella group from Arlington, Texas, will be performing at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand 8 p.m. ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • 4-H Spotlight

    Name: Macy Evans School name and grade: Creston Community High School, senior Club name: Highland Hi ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which is your favorite spring sporting event?
    March Madness basketball tournament
    The Masters golf tournament
    Major League Baseball opening day
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