Birthday Announcements

Birthday announcements will be published only for individuals 50 years or older, in increments of five years (50th, 55th, 60th). For individuals 90 and older, yearly announcements may be run.

Photos need not be submitted, but should be studio-quality black/white or high-quality color. If the reproduction quality is inadequate, the photo will not be published.

If you already have an announcement composed, you may send it either in the body of an e-mail or as an attachment to Please include a name and contact information for the person submitting the announcement, in case clarification is needed.

If you would like to submit a picture with your announcement, you may either include it in the e-mail as an attachment or drop it off at the Creston News Advertiser, , or mail it to: Creston News Advertiser, P.O. Box 126, Creston, IA 50801.

Deadline is noon each Friday for announcements wanting published on People page in the Creston News Advertiser the following Tuesday. Any announcement received after the Friday deadline will cost an additional $5 and will run on Local page (not People page) in the CNA.

For questions or further clarification, contact us at 641-782-2141 ext. 6434, or at

Pricing for publishing Announcements are as follows:

Engagements with or without a photo......$20

Weddings with or without a photo (wedding must have occured within the last six months).....$30

Birthday and/or Anniversary Card Showers with or without photo.....$20

Baby or Bridal Shower.....$20