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  • Heelan opens as Western Iowa football leader

    OMAHA — Defending state champion Sioux City Bishop Heelan, a first-round playoff winner over Creston/O-M, opens the 2014 season as the Class 4A/3A top ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:09 am
  • Barrel racing series winners named

    AFTON — Series end awards were presented after the final two events of the Union County Saddle Club's 3D Can Chase Series (barrel racing) on July 28 a ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:27 am
  • Nation's prep baseball wins leader retires

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A 45-year baseball coaching career of high school kids officially came to an end Monday night when Gene Schultz tendered his resignatio ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:08 am
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYMen’s Thursday LeagueAug. 14Team ScorePine Valley 142Calvin-Willets 134Knuth-Lett 132Madi ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:08 am
  • New coach Lorensen takes over as SWCC AD

    Todd Lorensen, Southwestern Community College's new men's basketball coach, has also been named the new athletic director and fundraiser.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Creston Activity Night

    ScheduleThursday3:30 p.m. — Cheerleader pictures, football field4 p.m. — Volleyball pictures, gym5 p ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Three area first-teamers on All-Western Iowa Baseball

    OMAHA — Three area standouts from Lenox and Nodaway Valley were named to the Class 2A/1A first team, and Creston outfielder Trevor Luther is a Class 4 ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Two Panthers on first All-Western Iowa Softball Team

    OMAHA — The junior battery of pitcher Haylee LaMasters and catcher Natalie Mostek represent Creston on the Omaha World-Herald's All-Western Iowa Softb ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • SWCC gains softball recruits

    Coach Lindsay Stumpff has announced two new softball recruits at Southwestern Community College.Malo ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 2:32 am
  • Coaches association names Lenox's Gordon all-stater

    Lenox catcher Dustin Gordon was the only area baseball player selected to one of the all-state teams announced by the Iowa High School Baseball Coache ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:48 pm
  • Jeanne Steffen – Stuart

    Jeanne Steffen, 83, of Stuart died Aug. 12, 2014. A memorial service for Jeanne will be held at a later date. Duhn Funeral Home is in charge of arran ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Rev. John Emerson – Fontanelle

    The Rev. John Emerson, 69, of Knoxville, formerly of Fontanelle, died Aug. 7, 2014, at Knoxville Hospital in Knoxville. Memorial services will be hel ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Jack Shimer – Creston

    Jack “Weasel” Shimer, 66, of Creston died Aug. 14, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Donald Trenkle – Creston

    Donald “Pete” Trenkle, 90, of Creston died Aug. 12, 2014, at Crest Haven Care Centre. Celebration of Life Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:08 am
  • Bob Kesterson – Birmingham, Ala.

    Robert (Bob) Allen Kesterson, 73, of Birmingham, Al passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2014. Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity or B ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:08 am
  • Don Trenkle – Creston

    Donald Trenkle, 90, of Creston died Aug. 12, 2014, at Crest Haven Care Centre. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 a ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Tim Stalker – Creston

    Tim Stalker, 63, of Creston died Aug. 11, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at Po ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Beverly Heaton – Corning

    Beverly Heaton, 83, of Corning died Aug. 9, 2014. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Corning United Methodist Church. The Rev. Ke ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Carolyn Miller – Alvin, Texas

    Carolyn Mae Cass Miller, age 86 of Alvin, Texas passed away Friday, August 8, 2014 at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Webster, Texas. Visitation ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Gerald 'Newt' Gardner – Diagonal

    Gerald R. “Newt” Gardner, 91, of Diagonal died Aug. 11, 2014, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 7:48 p.m. Aug. 13 at East Union High School.According to ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Afton Police

    Information on no contact order, 10:19 a.m. Aug. 11.Juvenile matter, 4:04 p.m. Aug. 11.Information, ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Sheriff

    Mary Ellen James of Grand River reported an alternator from an IH 1066 tractor, tool box with miscellaneous tools,s bolts for duels, log chain, batter ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 4:04 p.m. Friday at the intersection of South Elm and Wes ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Lenox Police

    Bryan Garcia, 19, of Lenox was charged with public intoxication and minor in possession of alcohol 1 ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Police

    Brad Rodney Larkin, 702 S. Poplar St., reported clothes, a money jar, radios, televisions, VCRs, a c ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Police

    Andre Sewell, 43, of Stuart, was charged on a Union County warrant for violation of pretrial release ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 7:31 p.m., Friday, Industrial Parkway.Medical, 9:08 p.m., Friday, North Sycamo ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Sheriff

    Corey James Davey, 36, 208 S. Maple St., was charged on a Union County warrant for identity theft.Ac ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Police

    Melissa Garrisson, 810 W. Adam St., reported someone vandalized her vehicle by breaking the rear window, slashing a tire and putting sugar in the gas ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Aug. 6.Canasta winners were Maxine May, fir ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 18-22Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Creston mealsAug. 11-15Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Reunion

    McFee ReunionDescendants of Alexander McFee gathered in Creston the weekend of Aug. 2-3. Donna McFee ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Club news

    TOPS 1338TOPS 1338 Creston meets Mondays at 5 p.m. for weigh-in and meeting at 5:30 p.m.July 14 the ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:10 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 4-8Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 23.Canasta winners were Loretta Kelly, ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 28-Aug. 1Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Reunions

    CHS Class of 1974The class of 1974 held their 40th class reunion on the Fourth of July weekend in Cr ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 16.Canasta winners were Mary Kline, f ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:08 pm

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