August 16, 2022

John Downing birthday

The family of John Downing has planned a card shower for him in honor of his 90th birthday Dec. 28. Cards can be sent to him at 1200 110th St., Creston, Iowa, 50801.

John Van Nostrand


An Iowa native, John's newspaper career has mostly been in small-town weeklies from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi River. He first stint in Creston was from 2002 to 2005.