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  • The lawn mowers are out in full force

    It’s that time of the year where the sounds of lawn mowers are in full swing. The cool and wet weather this weekend should really make the lawns perk ...
    April 27, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • A lot of help from our friends (and a few robots)

    Are you a Creston Friend of the Library? Our library owes its life to its area friends, from the Business and Professional Women’s Club of the 1920s a ...
    April 26, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Support Uptown Creston

    From Jim StalkerCrestonLast week, I purchased an ad in the Creston News Advertiser. Maybe some of yo ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Those two were magic on the dance floor

    Editor’s note: This is the third guest column by Kyle Wilson. His columns publish in the Creston News Advertiser on the fourth Tuesday of every month. ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Iowa’s biofuel tax credits are important

    From Dawn CarlsonPresident and Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:44 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 ...
    April 20, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • What’s developing?

    From Mindy StalkerUnion County Development Association CrestonAs we celebrate the 20th anniversary o ...
    April 19, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Death and taxes

    Here are some things you should know about some of your upcoming tax bills.They are going up! I don’ ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • The 10 minutes before and after services

    The 10 minutes before and after each service are significant times for our guests. Friendliness must be constantly practiced. Extend your hand. Put on ...
    April 13, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Five year anniversary of surviving the tornado

    I had a front-row seat for the tornado that hit five years ago Friday. I was in the front room of our condo when the EF2 tornado hit our place.
    April 13, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • A thank you for support staff during National Library Week

    During the week of April 9-15, we celebrate National Library Week. As a board, we want to thank our staff, volunteers and Friends of the Library who w ...
    April 11, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Creston Chamber of Commerce happenings

    2017 Paint Creston programThe Image Enhancement Committee of the Creston Chamber of Commerce is plea ...
    April 6, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Come to church, you are invited

    Come to one of the churches listed in this newspaper with the times and locations. Listen to the reason we celebrate Palm Sunday and what Easter means ...
    April 5, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • What to do about the parking issue?

    As mentioned in the story on page 1A of today's paper, there is a public safety issue facing Creston City Council when it comes to parking on narrow s ...
    April 5, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Reader Poll

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