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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 17, the 107th day of the year. There are 258 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for thi ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Panthers, Raiders make strides in Drake Relays qualifying

    CHARITON — The Creston and Mount Ayr boys track teams both took big strides toward qualifying events to next weekend's Drake Relays here on ...
    April 16, 2014 - 2:28 am
  • 'To Comfort A King' brings life to Biblical character

    By COURTNEY DAKECNA newsroom assistant cdake@crestonnews.com“They searched throughout Israel for a beautiful girl and found Ab ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Rumors tonight at SWCC

    If you’re looking to hear a juicy rumor, head to Southwestern Community College (SWCC) tonight.Southwestern Community College drama club per ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 10, the 100th day of the year. There are 265 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for thi ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Doster to open CrossFit gym in Creston

    A large part of Chris Doster's life is health, and the Mount Ayr local will expand his love for health and fitness to Creston. Doster, 40, ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:25 pm
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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 17, the 107th day of the year. There are 258 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Ap ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Iowa by trail

    A new smartphone application will provide trail users across the state of Iowa the ability to find and document their experiences on the state's more ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • New business manager to be hired for Creston Schools

    Creston Superintendent Steve McDermott announced during Creston School District's regularly scheduled meeting that the district was in search of a new ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Pay It Forward week to start Monday

    Southwestern Community College is hosting Pay It Forward week starting Monday. There will be events throughout the week related to "paying it forward, ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Think globally, act locally

    Local businesses, organizations and individuals are paying it forward next week in a big way. Southw ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Reha named new veteran affairs director

    A new veteran affairs director has been named for Union County.Blaize Reha, an Army veteran, was una ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Supervisors approve expanding hog facility

    In a 2-1 decision, the Union County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the recommendation to allow construction that would expand an existing hog c ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Nuisance complaint served in Kent

    Union County Board of Supervisors were notified of a property nuisance complaint that has been served in Kent, 1097 244th Street, April 8 by the Union ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • 'To Comfort A King' brings life to Biblical character

    By COURTNEY DAKECNA newsroom assistant cdake@crestonnews.com“They searched throughout ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • CHS calendar

    April 14-19Monday4 p.m. JV/varsity girls tennis at Corning; JV/varsity boys tennis against Corning, ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Records fall at Panther Relays

    Three meet records fell here Thursday on a perfect night for track and field at the Panther Relays.C ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:40 am
  • Overtime goal lifts Panthers

    Creston soccer coach Jesus Rodriguez played a hunch.His team was tied 1-1 with Denison-Schleswig in ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:38 am
  • Denison-Schleswig girls gain first victory

    Denison-Schleswig built a 4-0 lead and finished with a 4-1 win over the Creston girls soccer team here Thursday in a battle of winless teams.
    April 18, 2014 - 2:37 am
  • Marshalltown takes two one-run games from SWCC

    MARSHALLTOWN — Marshalltown Community College freshman Lexie Biehl of Maquoketa ended a marathon game with a walk-off home run to give the Tigers a 7- ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Panther girls set personal bests at Glenwood

    GLENWOOD — The Creston girls track team edged out Atlantic by four points for fourth place in the team standings here on Thursday at the Ram Relays.
    April 18, 2014 - 2:21 am
  • Outdoor news

    LAKE VIEW — Black Hawk Lake in Lake View attracts more than a quarter million visitors every year. Made possible through REAP funding, restoration of ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:20 am
  • Sports briefs

    Southwestern's scheduled softball doubleheader against Graceland JV Sunday afternoon has been cancelled because of personnel shortage on the Graceland ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:18 am
  • Raiders fourth, Panthers sixth at Charger Relays

    CHARITON — The Mount Ayr boys track team placed fourth with 95 points, while the Creston boys finished sixth with 62 team points here Tuesday at the C ...
    April 17, 2014 - 1:07 am
  • Area girls track

    AFTON — The East Union girls track team outscored Murray in the last few events of the night here Tuesday to win the home East Union Girls Invite.
    April 17, 2014 - 1:07 am
  • Area boys track

    SHENANDOAH — Southwest Valley senior Keegan Longabaugh won the discus throw for the third straight meet and also threw a personal best in the shot put ...
    April 17, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Dannie Fain – Creston

    Dannie "Dan" Fain, 71, of Creston died April 11, 2014, at HCI Care Service Hospice House in Creston.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Irene McNamara – Peoria, Ill.

    Irene McNamara, 93, of Peoria, Ill., died April 10, 2014. A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Peoria H ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • James Lund – Creston

    James Lund, 83, of Greenfield, formerly of the Creston and Aripse areas, died April 10, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Greenfield. Memorial services ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Dannie Fain – Creston

    Dannie "Dan" Fain, 71, of Creston died April 11, 2014, at HCI Care Service Hospice House. Services are pending at Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Cen ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Alice Gardner – Creston

    Alice Gardner, 86, of Creston died April 12, 2014, at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at W ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Linda Sickels – Corning

    Linda Sickels, 73, of Corning died April 8, 2014, at Corning Nursing and Rehab Center. No public services are scheduled at this time. Burial will be ...
    April 11, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Darline Kissell – Creston

    Darline Kissell, 92, of Creston died April 10, 2014, at Crest Haven Care Center. Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at the First Christian Chu ...
    April 11, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • David Searl – Lorimor

    David Searl, 70, of Lorimor died April 10, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. A celebration of life service will be held 1 p.m Sunday ...
    April 11, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Regina Kimpson – Spokane, Wash.

    Regina (Gina) Kimpson passed away peacefully on Thursday April 3rd, 2014 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane WA.
    April 11, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • James Lund – Creston

    James Lund, 83, of Greenfield, formerly of the Creston and Aripse areas, died April 10, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Greenfield. Services are pend ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Accident

    Shaeina Laitaija Raeche Allison, 25, of Ames was cited for violation of financial liability and oper ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:39 p.m., Thursday, College Drive. ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousAccident, 6:14 a.m., Thursday, West Clark Street.Traffic stop, 7:06 a.m., Thursday, Nor ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Police

    Jackie Jensen Rice, 203 N. Oak St., reported her 2002 Buick Park Avenue was damaged by a sharp objec ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Accident

    William Ray Johnston, 21, 620 N. Poplar St., was cited for reckless driving after an accident 6:14 a ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Dorothy Snyder, 34, of Corning was charged with driving while barred and failure to file SR22 insura ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 10:29 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of North Lincoln a ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, South Lincoln Street.Medical, 12:48 p.m., Tuesday, West Un ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousIncomplete 911 call, 6:59 a.m., Tuesday, South Sumner Avenue.Traffic stop, 8:16 a.m., T ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Police

    Kurtis Fooken, 25, 307 North St., was charged with driving while suspended and second-offense operat ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • CNA editors take "Plunge for Landon"

    CNA editors Kyle Wilson and Jake Waddingham took the "Plunge for Landon" Monday evening at Green Valley Lake in Creston. Landon is a 5-month-old boy f ...
    April 8, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Jam the Gym

    This video is of the SWCC Dazzlers dance team and faculty dancing to various songs from the 1970s during the annual Jam the Gym event held in the SWCC ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Video: Sonntag condominiums

    About 20 interested Crestonians viewed condominiums built by Don Sonntag during two and a-half hour bus tour all across Atlantic Saturday (March 8, 20 ...
    March 12, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Video from the CHS play 'The Boys Next Door'

    This clip from the Creston High School play "The Boys Next Door" features three mentally challenged men including Lucien (Evan Nielsen), Arnold (Maxx ...
    March 6, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Video: After 70 years, Creston veteran finally receives purple heart

    A pinning ceremony for 93-year-old veteran Alvin "Red" Benson of Creston was held Thursday afternoon at Prairie View Assisted Living. Benson — who was ...
    Feb. 13, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Week in Review

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    Feb. 10, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 14-18Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Club news

    Chapter LG P.E.O.Chapter LG P.E.O. met April 1 at the cafe at Prairie View Assisted Living with Lind ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsApril 7-11Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Club news

    VFW Post 1797VFW Post 1797 met March 11 at the Elks Lodge in Creston. Seventeen members and guests w ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 31-April 4Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 6 ...
    March 28, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Club news

    DWF Executive CommitteeThe DWF Executive Committee met 10 a.m. March 13, 2014, at the First Christia ...
    March 28, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 24-28Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    March 21, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Club news

    Alpha Delta KappaIowa Alpha Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa met March 10 at the home of Pam Dunha ...
    March 21, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Reunions

    Class of 1964The Creston class of 1964 is looking for addresses for the following classmates for its ...
    March 21, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 17-21Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    March 14, 2014 - 10:46 am

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