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  • DCI investigating alleged embezzlement at Creston Automotive

    An investigation into alleged embezzlement at Creston Automotive is underway. And, court documents show Lyndsay Huntsman, 44, of Creston is ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Osceola Farm & Home considered 'total loss' after Sunday blaze

    You could smell it before you saw it — the charred and smoking remains of a popular Osceola business. That long-standing business, Osceola F ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Oct. 30, 2014, the 303rd day of the year. There are 62 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • A Royal Rejuvenation

    They may be the most improbable World Series champions since another team lacking national star power, the 2003 Florida Marlins. Local Kansa ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Musical Cyclones

    Three Barkers — Todd, Drew and Sydney — of Lenox took the field as part of the Iowa State University marching band Oct. 11 during homecoming ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • New completion date set for Hwy 34 bridge project

    The new target date for completing the Platte River bridge project on Highway 34 west of Creston is the first week in November.Scott Nixon, ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:08 pm
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  • Titans dash Panthers' dream

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — On Tuesday night in Atlantic, when the Class 4A Region 3 state tournament berth is being decided, Creston's best team in nearly three ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 2:03 am
  • Panthers host Norwalk in rematch Monday

    Another playoff game, another rematch for the Panthers.This time, it’s 6-4 Norwalk, which the Panthe ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Raiders face similar attack in second round

    MOUNT AYR — The Iowa High School Athletic Association is serving Mount Ayr fresh meat on Monday, sending Van Buren of Keosauqua to Raider Country for ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:59 am
  • Spartan women open at home Saturday

    The Southwestern Community College women's basketball team opens its season 2 p.m. Saturday at home against Grand View JV.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Sports briefs

    The Class 2A regional volleyball semifinal between Southwest Valley and Woodward-Granger, originally scheduled to be played in Woodward tonight, has b ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:58 am
  • Streak snappers: Panthers dominate Greene County, 31-7

    One rematch down, another to go. The Creston/Orient-Macksburg Panthers captured their first playoff ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Mount Ayr 'outmans' Colfax in 63-7 victory

    MOUNT AYR — The No. 1-ranked passing offense in Class A never could shift out of neutral Wednesday evening at Raider Field.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Crusaders pound Lenox, 56-20

    COON RAPIDS — Coon Rapids-Bayard's rushing attack proved to be too much for Lenox to handle here Wednesday, as the sixth-ranked Crusaders handed the T ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 3:15 am
  • High school playoff scores

    First roundEight-ManCoon Rapids-Bayard 56, Lenox 20Don Bosco, Gilbertville 64, Twin Cedars, Bussey 2 ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 2:59 am
  • Eagles clipped by strong Fremont-Mills' ground attack

    It started with a bang. East Union's senior quarterback Cole Cambell lined up under center for the first play from scrimmage with three receivers to h ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 3:15 am
  • John 'Jack' Craig – Creston

    John “Jack” Craig, 92, of Creston died Oct. 29, 2014, at Greater Regional HCI Hospice Home. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at Pea ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • James Brotherton – Grapevine, Texas

    James David Brotherton was born on May 24, 1937 in Creston, Iowa to Edna Louise and Leonard Eugene Brotherton. He passed away peacefully at home on Oc ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Mary Esslinger – Creston

    Mary Esslinger, 71, of Creston, formerly of Afton, died Oct. 29, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be 3:30 p.m. Friday ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • John 'Jack' Craig – Creston

    John "Jack" Craig, 92, of Creston died Oct. 29, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 W ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Maurice Holtmyer – Greenfield

    Maurice Holtmyer, 93, of Greenfield died Oct. 27, 2014, at Winterset Care Center North Nursing Home. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Donna Casey – Corning

    Mass of Christian Burial for Donna Casey will be held at 10:30 A.M, Friday October 31, 2014 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Corning. Father Ken Halb ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Robert 'Bob' DeVore – Elk Horn

    Robert “Bob” DeVore, 91, of Elk Horn, formerly of Corning, died Oct. 27, 2014, at Salem Lutheran Home in Elk Horn. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Vivian Green – Glendale, Ariz.

    Vivian Viola (Brown) Green, 97, died on Sept. 24, 2014 in Glendale, AZ. She was born to Alfred D. Brown and Bernice (Pottinger) Brown in Prescott, IA ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Maurice Holtmyer – Greenfield

    Maurice Holtmyer, 93, of Greenfield died Oct. 27, 2014, at Winterset Health Care Center North. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Donna Casey – Corning

    Donna Casey, 66, of Corning died Oct. 27, 2014, at her home in Corning. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 701 Seventh St., Corn ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Police

    Jamie Vandel, 38, 810 W. Jefferson St., was charged with failure to affix a drug tax stamp, possessi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Sheriff

    Kenneth Hagen of Lorimor reported a screen of a window on the east side of his residence was damaged ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 5:05 p.m., Thursday, Laurel Street.Medical, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, North Maple S ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Police

    Jeremy Gordon King, 37, 510 N. Poplar St., was charged with assault 8 p.m. Oct. 15 at his residence. ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 6:19 p.m., Wednesday, West Montgomery Street.Medical, 7:01 p.m., Wednesday, Ea ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Sheriff

    David King of Lorimor reported tools were taken from his garage sometime Monday night. Items taken w ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousSmoke odor, 8:20 a.m., Tuesday, North Oak Street.Medical, 8:27 p.m., Tuesday, West Summ ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Police

    Donald Barnes, 63, 231 S. Chestnut St., was charged with third-degree harassment 9:15 a.m. Tuesday a ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 1:38 p.m. Tuesday on North Cherry Street.According to a C ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Accident

    Robert James Green, 86, of Blockton was cited for failure to yield upon a left turn after an acciden ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 3-7Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Club news

    Creston UMWThe Executive Committee of Creston United Methodist Women met 9 a.m. Oct. 2 in fellowship ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Chautauqua CircleThe first meeting of the new year for the GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle was he ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:28 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsOct. 6-10Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Club news

    Crest Area for LifeCrest Area for Life met 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 Holy Spirit hall. President Betty Bake ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Reunion

    Gits ReunionThe Gits potluck reunion will be 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at the congregate meal site, restored Cr ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:51 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 29-Oct. 3Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 64 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • Club news

    Mary CircleMary Circle of First Christian Church met Sept. 18 at the home of Marilyn Larimore. Twelv ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:49 am
  • Reunion

    Keller familyThe Keller dinner will be Sunday at the Methodist Church in Afton. Dinner begins at noo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Wednesday.Canasta winners were Barb Bills, ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am

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