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  • U.S. running out of places to borrow

    As the federal debt has gone from astounding to unbelievable to incomprehensible, a new problem has emerged: the U.S. government is actually running o ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • 'Thank you from the veterans'

    The Union County honor flight program is so thankful for the support we have received from the community. We’ve had two more successful events this wi ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Trump and Ryan health care bill causes concern

    The Trump/Ryan Care Bill appears to be coming to a vote this Thursday evening in the House of Representatives. I am personally concerned as one of my ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Seeking nominations for 4-H Hall of Fame

    From Barb WilmethPresident, Union County Friends of 4-H Inc.Union County has a rich 4-H history whic ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Dogs love cars

    From Bernard G. Stamper Sr.CrestonA recent segment on Channel 13 News showing a dog sounding the car ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Busting brackets

    Thursday marks the day many sports fans, such as myself, wait for all winter.Sure, NCAA Tournament g ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • 'Computers, crochet and chess'

    Q: What do computers, crochet, chess and Creston have in common? A: The Gibson Memorial Library.My f ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Reading the Bible

    A story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning, Grandpa was up early sit ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • What the wind will do to a country

    I had a chance to visit the island of Grand Bahama a couple of weeks ago.The folks there went throug ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Kronberg: Torn at the heart

    SIOUX CITY — There’s times in our lives when we’re in a bit of a pickle.  We want something to work ...
    March 9, 2017 - 11:59 am
  • Creston Community Schools explains budget alignment measures

    As you may have heard, the Creston Community School District Board of Education recently approved a package of staff reductions to be implemented in t ...
    March 8, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Support full funding of judicial branch

    From Allison DanilovichUnion County Clerk of CourtEvery year, legislators at the Iowa Capitol debate ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Creston Chamber of Commerce happenings for March

    Creston Chamber of Commerce works very hard to promote and showcase Creston, as well as being a leadership organization, which works to unify and map ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • A Sunday afternoon trip to Carlisle

    Editor’s note: This is the second guest column by Kyle Wilson. His columns publish in the Creston News Advertiser on the fourth Tuesday of every month ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Reader Poll

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