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  • Party in the Park this weekend

    The annual fundraiser for Creston Parks and Recreation is Saturday.It looks like the weather gods ar ...
    June 22, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Freedom is not free

    The Fourth of July is coming – Independence Day. I hope each of you takes the time to honor the American flag, our national anthem and Pledge of Alleg ...
    June 21, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • Co-working: Is it right for you?

    A fairly new concept has emerged in engaging local entrepreneurs. The concept is co-working or shared work space. This could be considered a spin off ...
    June 21, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • First impressions, Father's Day and the U.S. Open

    SenseThough I have spent little more than three weeks in Creston, I am more than happy to report the ...
    June 20, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • News and textbooks have been my life

    The past 10 months have been a whirlwind.Ever since I decided to actually continue my education beyo ...
    June 15, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Start with a brownie

    A number of years ago, in a mental institution outside Boston, a young girl known as Little Annie was locked in the dungeon. The dungeon was the only ...
    June 15, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Summer reading curb appeal

    It’s springtime at the Gibson Memorial Library. We’re adding new materials every day, summer reading signup is underway, our capital campaign committe ...
    June 14, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Fond memories of fireworks

    From Bernard G. Stamper Sr.CrestonSince the state of Iowa has voted to legalize the sale of firework ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Cemetery donations would be appreciated

    From Stacey TrumanPrescottThe Friends of Mt. Zion Cemetery committee is hoping to install a cemetery ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • CHS class of '68 needs addresses

    From Angie Kafka FordCHS class of ‘68As Creston High School class of 1968 prepares for its 50th clas ...
    June 8, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Get ready for a little summer heat this weekend

    Today is Heat Awareness Day, which may be just in time for some hot weather moving in this weekend.I ...
    June 8, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • East Union ASPIRE holding 5K, asking for donations

    From Daniel Thatcher and Courtney PhelpsAmeriCorps youth volunteersOn Saturday, June 24, East Union ...
    June 7, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Website for class of 1969 available

    From Dennis HowardGardner, KansasMemories of childhood and life of the class of 1969 from Creston ar ...
    June 6, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Thank you Creston News Advertiser

    From Pam HoffmanKentFor those who are unaware, Creston News Advertiser supplies up to five free news ...
    June 6, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • The cavalry has arrived ... finally

    It only took about five months, but finally, help is here.The addition to our newsroom of staff repo ...
    June 6, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Reader Poll

    What is your favorite thing to do with your dad on Father's Day?
    Attend a sporting event