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  • Top 10 19th Century adventure novels

    I love old literature, and none more than the old kind of swashbuckling, romantic adventure novels that came out of the late 19th and early 20th centu ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • CROP Walk was a success

    From John and Lynne SchlahtUnion County CROP Hunger Walk co-chairCrestonSunday, Oct. 8, was a beauti ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Send the fire truck

    In a small town, the local police chief also served as part of the volunteer fire department. His job was to answer the phone and in the event of a fi ...
    Oct. 12, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Ex-Panther carries inspiration from revered coach on Huskies' sideline

    My first fall of covering sports in Creston was in 1985, when the Panthers made their first playoff appearance under coach Dick Bergstrom.
    Oct. 5, 2017 - 12:05 pm
  • We all face challenges

    Several weeks ago, I was diagnosed with renal cancer. I had been suffering from back pain and I had assumed it was a sciatic nerve issue, but Dr. Lonn ...
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Homeowners pay taxes also

    I find it unreal that the city council passed a law to charge food wagons $1,000 a year to sell sandwiches. They ran Maid-Rite out of town.
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Presentation to be presented by Abortion Dialogue Academy

    This summer, several local women and I attended the Catholic Daughters of the Americas state convention at Ames. One of the workshops was the Abortion ...
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 1:20 pm
  • We actually got some 'real' rain this week

    For once, we got a real rain storm for the first time in a long time. It was nice to see a good rain instead of those little drips of rains we have be ...
    Sept. 28, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • DAR essay contest open until Dec. 15

    From Judith L. WachterAftonThe Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution ...
    Sept. 28, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Satan's convention

    Satan called a worldwide convention. In his opening address to his evil angels, he said, “We can’t keep the Christians from going to church. We can’t ...
    Sept. 28, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Thanks for support of transitional house

    From Rev. Delores DoenchUnited Charitable Association BoardUnited Charitable Association extends a h ...
    Sept. 27, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • I'm back and spreading awareness

    Hello! I bet you thought you all were rid of me by now, but that ain’t the case. I’m planning on being here once a month to continue with something I’ ...
    Sept. 27, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Special thanks for help paying for groceries

    From Ruby TurnerCrestonI want to say a special thanks to the nice lady who paid money on my grocerie ...
    Sept. 26, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Peterson: When are you 'off the clock?' In this digital era, perhaps never

    Where are the boundaries? That’s the question at the crux of so many issues in the news recently. ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 1:43 pm
  • Could we please leave politics out of it?

    A recent letter to the Creston News Advertiser suggests Creston citizens are not responsible. Why? Because the majority of us voted in the latest pres ...
    Sept. 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Reader Poll

    What is your favorite part about the Iowa State Fair?
    Trying new foods
    People watching
    Checking out exhibits