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  • City council suggests cuts for 2016 budget

    Creston City Council has gone through the proposed 2016 budget with a fine-tooth comb and Thursday evening brought concrete suggestions on how to slic ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • "Murder at the Auction" to fund scholarships for Creston YMCA

    The Supertel Inn and Conference Center will be wrapped up in mystery on Feb. 7, and the sleuth who solves the case could be you.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 2-7Monday4 p.m. eighth grade boys basketball at Atlantic Middle School; seventh grade boys bask ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Art class to be offered at Quiet Harbor

    An art class will be held 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Quiet Harbor community center, 812 S. Park St.Paint, brus ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Library news

    The following are titles and events at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to host dinner

    CROMWELL — Cromwell Women’s Fellowship will host a dinner noon Feb. 5 at Cromwell Church.Menu includ ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 29, the 29th day of the year. There are 336 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • It must be a sign

    A white sign with black lettering stands near a field in Union County, one of 103 that will eventually be installed across the county. The sign reads ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Officials release names of 2 found dead in Osceola

    OSCEOLA (AP) — Officials have identified two people who were found dead in a vehicle in Osceola.The ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • SICOG audit released

    Ted Willets CPA recently released an audit report on the Southern Iowa Council of Governments and Affiliate.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Taylor takes on bigger role for Central Dutch

    INDIANOLA — Colby Taylor has gone from a freshman role player on a conference championship team that played in the Division III national tournament, t ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Shenandoah sweeps Panther bowlers

    The Creston/O-M bowlers were swept by visiting Shenandoah here Saturday at Panther Lanes.A shorthand ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Panthers finish unbeaten dual season

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Now it's just a matter of taking care of business and participating in the regional dual tournament they're hosting.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Area wrestling

    GREENFIELD — Southeast Warren lost just two matches all night here Thurday in a Pride of Iowa Conference double dual against Nodaway Valley and Southw ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Area boys basketball

    LENOX — Lenox outscored East Union 29-15 in the second and third quarters to pull away for a 65-40 win here Tuesday.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Area girls basketball

    LAMONI — Murray gave up a late lead, as eighth-ranked Grand View Christian forced overtime here Thursday, but the Lady Mustangs rebounded for a 50-48 ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Sports briefs

    Game nightCreston activities director Jeff Bevins has announced an updated schedule for Creston’s gi ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Girls basketball rankings

    The Shenandoah Fillies made the biggest jump among southwest Iowa teams in the eighth girls basketball rankings, released on Thursday by the Iowa Girl ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Marlin heads north to feel at home

    MASON CITY — He's from the rolling hills of southern Iowa, and was admitted to the wrestling room of his boyhood dreams in Iowa City.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:17 am
  • Marlin's NIACC season

    Jake Marlin’s seasonRecapWrestling unattached, Marlin placed third (149 pounds) at the Coe College T ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:33 am
  • Robert “Bob” Nelson – Corning

    Robert Nelson, 75, of Corning died Jan. 27, 2015, suddenly at his home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Corning Presbyteria ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Florence Avazian – Creston

    Florence (Danielson) Avazian, 94, of Creston died Jan. 29, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Powe ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Florence Avazian – Creston

    Florence Avazian, 94, of Creston died Jan. 29, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of hig ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Marjorie Werner – Tingley

    Marjorie Werner, 94, of Tingley died Jan. 24, 2015, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Tingley Methodist ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Donald Dean Simmons – Prescott

    Donald Dean Simmons, 79, of Prescott died Jan. 28, 2015, at CHI Mercy Hospital in Corning. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 70 ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Carol Wise – Creston

    Carol Wise, 77, of Creston died Jan. 26, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Powers Funer ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Debbie Duff – Custer, S.D.

    Debbie Duff, 56, of Custer, S.D., daughter of Bob and Joyce Cooper of Creston, died Dec. 27, 2014, at Rapid City Regional Medical Center in Rapid City ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Bob Nelson – Corning

    Bob Nelson, 75, of Corning died Jan. 27, 2015, at his home. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 701 Seventh St., Corning.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Roger Caudle – Macksburg

    Roger Caudle, 54, of Macksburg died Jan. 23, 2015, at his home in rural Macksburg. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Powers Fune ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Carol Wise – Creston

    Carol Wise, 77, of Creston died Jan. 26, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highwa ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of East Monroe and ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Douglas Edward Sickles, 56, of Fontanelle, was charged with violation of a no-contact order and inte ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Police

    Sara Exline, 38, of Afton, was charged on a Union County warrant for attempted burglary and three co ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousHazardous material, 3:54 p.m., Wednesday, West Taylor Street.Good intent call, 7:34 p.m ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Police

    Robert Jason Rix, 39, of Texas, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 1 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Kansas Street and ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Edward Lee Avila, 48, of Corning, was charged with harassment and impersonating a public official 11 ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 11:45 a.m. Monday at Walmart, 806 Laurel St.According to ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Police

    Dennis Parks, 217 N. Maple St. Apt. 3, reported someone took his Toshiba Satellite computer from his ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:32 a.m., Tuesday, Jaguar Avenue.Accident, 1:40 p.m., Tuesday, East Monroe St ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Snowglobe

    Dancers at Leslie's Dance Emporium ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Creston Peppers hip-hop performance Dec. 2

    The Creston Peppers performed their hip-hop routine during halftime of the Creston vs. Mount Ayr basketball game Dec. 2.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsFeb. 2-6Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Club news

    LG P.E.O.Chapter LG P.E.O. met Jan. 20 at the home of Amy Stults with Lynn Baker serving as co-hoste ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJan. 26-30Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Club news

    Elzevir Reading CircleElzevir Reading Circle met Jan. 9 at the home of Kay Ritter for a 12:30 p.m. a ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Creston mealsJan. 19-23Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Literary CircleSixteen members of Creston Ladies Literary Circle met Jan. 9 at the home of Ju ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Creston mealsJan. 12-16Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Club news

    Catholic DaughtersCourt Joan of Arc No. 428 met Dec. 9 in the parish hall following mass celebrated ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Club news

    Creston UMWThe Executive Committee of Creston United Methodist Women met 1 p.m. Dec. 4 in fellowship ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsDec. 22-26Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:36 am

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