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  • 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
  • NV's 'Black Plague' cruises to state

    PANORA — Nodaway Valley’s boys cross country team is back in familiar territory. The Wolverine “Black Plague” squad finished in a tight pack ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 1:40 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Oct. 23, 2014, the 296th day of the year. There are 69 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Tips to protect your family from influenza this year

    It's the time of year again to watch out for the flu bug. This season, Robin Sevier, Union County public health nurse, gives tips to protect ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Results: Band of Brotherhood 5K and mile hike

    The following are the results from the Band of Brotherhood firefighter hike and 5K Saturday. Firefighter Hike 1. Brian Schafer, 9:45 2. Jaco ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:26 am
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  • Streak snappers

    One rematch down, another to go.The Creston/Orient-Macksburg Panthers captured their first playoff v ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 3:15 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 - 3:15 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
  • 'Competitive atmosphere' fuels new-look Spartan men

    The 2014 edition of the Southwestern Community College men's basketball team features an all-new coaching staff, and a nearly all-new roster.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:38 am
  • Griswold sweeps Lenox

    GRISWOLD — Host Griswold advanced to Friday's Class 1A regional semifinals at home against Stanton with a 25-10, 25-16, 25-17 victory over Lenox Tuesd ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:37 am
  • Murray survives five-set test from Mount Ayr

    MURRAY — Murray head coach Jerry Shields has bragging rights over his daughter, Mount Ayr head coach Tori Braby, for a little while longer after the L ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:38 am
  • Timberwolves upset Earlham, 3-0

    EARLHAM — Southwest Valley came out on top of three close games in sweeping Earlham 25-23, 26-24, 25-23 in a Class 2A quarterfinal match here Tuesday ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:38 am
  • Panther freshmen finish with road victory

    ATLANTIC — The Creston/O-M freshmen ended their season with a 37-30 victory over Atlantic Friday.Mit ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:30 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
  • Robert DeVore – Elkhorn

    Robert DeVore, 91, of Elkhorn, formerly of Corning, died Oct. 27, 2014, at Salem Lutheran Home in Elkhorn. Services are pending at Pearson Family Fun ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Marilyn Siefkas – Osceola

    Marilyn Siefkas, 77, of Osceola died Oct. 23, 2014, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Kale Funer ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Juanita Hanon Willett – Surprise, Ariz.

    Juanita Hanon Willett passed away in Surprise, Arizona on October 23, 2014, at the age of 91. Services for a Celebration of Life will be held in Murr ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Betty Lane – Greenfield

    Betty Lane, 86, of Greenfield died Oct. 21, 2014, at Adair County Memorial Hospital in Greenfield. F ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Judy Cunning - Mount Ayr

    Judy Cunning, 72, of Mount Ayr died Oct. 23, 2014, at Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr. Funeral ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Henry Vogel Jr. – Kansas City, Mo.

    Henry Louis Vogel, Jr was born December 29, 1942 in Kansas City, MO to Henry Louis Vogel, Sr. and Lucille Jungst Vogel. He passed away at his home fro ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:57 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
  • Sheriff

    Terry Lynn Phelps Jr., 39, of Boone was charged on a Union County warrant for failure to appear 10:3 ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:04 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 12:21 a.m., Saturday, Laurel Street.Traffic stop, 12:55 a.m., Saturday, L ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:04 am
  • Lenox Police

    Jeremy Harris, 36, of Lenox was charged on a warrant for fourth-degree theft 9:40 a.m. Friday in Len ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 6:48 p.m., Monday, Manor Drive. ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 4 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:21 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
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 15-19Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-78 ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Reunion

    East Union Class of 1994The East Union class of 1994 will have a family potluck noon Sept. 27 at Aft ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Entrepreneurs planning to open 'farmhouse' brewery

    DES MOINES (AP) — When you look through the glass into the actual brewery area of a brewpub or taproom, everything in there is all shiny stainless and ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Iowa Senate candidate cancels on newspaper editors

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has canceled a meeting with The Des Moines Register’s editorial board, saying her time was be ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Key Iowa regents want 3rd straight tuition freeze

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The governing board of Iowa’s three public universities will vote on a plan that would freeze tuition rates for in-state undergraduat ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Graceland University placed on brief lockdown

    LAMONI (AP) — Officials at a small private university in southern Iowa say a student is being questioned after the school was briefly on lockdown beca ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Winterset woman faces vehicular homicide charges

    WINTERSET (AP) — A Winterset woman has been charged with vehicular homicide following a car crash in May that killed two people.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • State races

    The Creston News Advertiser coverage area has several competitive races at the state level. With the election less than three weeks away and absentee ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • DNR investigates manure spill in Guthrie County

    “When we receive the absentee vote, we check it in with the state, then it is locked in our safe until the absentee board starts their count Nov. 4,” ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Iowa governor: I wasn't aware commissioner is gay

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and top aides say they weren’t aware that a former state official was gay when the governor asked him to resign ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Officials monitor results of diseased deer in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — It's too early to tell whether hundreds of quarantined deer in north-central Iowa testing positive for a degenerative neurological d ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Body found in car identified as ISU student

    DES MOINES (AP) — A body found in the trunk of a car in Iowa City was identified Monday as that of an Iowa State University student missing for more t ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:33 pm

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