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Opinion

  • Asking for return of stolen items

    From Rev. Delores DoenchCromwellThe session members of Platte Center United Presbyterian Church (USA ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Management needs to step up to the plate

    At 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, I tried to check out at Wal-Mart. They had four lines open with people standing six and seven deep. Next, I went to se ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Are you an essential church member?

    In every healthy congregation, you will find certain people who comprise the essential “heart and soul” of the church. Note ... they are always presen ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Thank you for the generous donations

    From Ruby StephensShannon CityI am reporting for the Food for Life mission program you generous dono ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Certificate of Need important to Iowa's health care systems

    Iowa has one of the highest quality, lowest cost health care systems in the United States. And at the heart of that system are 118 community hospitals ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • It’s an honor to honor our nations veterans

    This past month, the youth in Creston were able to experience something that many of today’s youth will never know. They had the pleasure and honor to ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Don’t mark your mistakes

    On New Year’s Day 1929, Georgia Tech played UCLA in the Rose Bowl. In that game, a young man named Roy Riegels recovered a fumble for UCLA. Picking up ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Valentine's Day is upon us

    Next Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. The annual day of appreciation, love and respect will most likely be celebrated this weekend by many around the count ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Time for a bad idea to go up in smoke

    Terril is a town of 364 residents and it seemed like most of them were looking on from across the street as four fire departments tried to get a blaze ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Working for solution to championship broadcasts

    From The IHSAA - Iowa High School Athletic AssociationThe IHSSN - Iowa High School Sports NetworkTha ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Next step a big one for SWCC team eyeing national championship

    When you log on to the National Junior College Athletic Association website and the first thing you see is a picture of people you know from Creston w ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 1:17 pm
  • Tread lightly on economy issues

    From Jim StalkerCrestonMost of us in this area of Iowa are living in a far different world than thos ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Vicker: Biggest takeaway from awards day

    A couple of weeks ago, I was just about to leave my office at the Creston News Advertiser in the midst of a busy afternoon to go take a photo.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Creston Chamber of Commerce happenings

    The Creston Chamber of Commerce wears many different hats. I know many people view the Chamber as an organization working primarily for and promoting ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Journalistic integrity, a thing of the past?

    By Dick Krambeck, Joe Owens and Marcy OwensCrestonWith the invention of the internet, the media chur ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:59 am
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