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  • Missed opportunities for Bedford in state tourney loss

    DES MOINES — The Bedford girls basketball team overcame a slow start here Monday to get within four points early in the second quarter, but a poor thi ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Huntington leaving SWCC

    Southwestern Community College cross country and track and field coach Bill Huntington has announced he is leaving the college for a position as high ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Sports briefs

    The Creston Baseball/Softball Association pitching/catching clinic for fourth and fifth grade boys will be held Wednesday at Burton R. Jones (Early Ch ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Southern Prairie YMCA news

    Several upcoming programs have been announced at Southern Prairie YMCA:• Youth soccerRegistration is ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • High school scores

    BOYS BASKETBALLClass 3ASubstate 8 FinalGlenwood 54 Denison-Schleswig 49GIRLS BASKETBALLState Tournam ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Wolverines rally for state berth

    ATLANTIC — After last year's heartbreaking 66-65 loss to East Mills in the substate finals, few gave Nodaway Valley a chance to make it to the state t ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Marlin's charge stopped in national finals

    DES MOINES — After winning four state high school titles, Jake Marlin of Creston nearly captured a national championship in his first season of colleg ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Spartan women win home finale, 56-53

    Southwestern women ended their home season Saturday by honoring their four sophomores and gaining their third league victory.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Spartan men come up clutch in finale

    The Southwestern men's basketball team got a clutch performance from Jaylon Smith down the stretch here Saturday on sophomore night.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Wolverines blitz Paton-Churdan early for district title

    PANORA — Power forward Nathan Andrews had a simple explanation for Nodaway Valley's dominance of 20-3 Paton-Churdan here Thursday night, 66-48, for th ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:35 am
  • Bert Lockard – Afton

    Bert Lockard, 65, of Afton died March 1, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, at Afton United Methodist ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Herbert Lockard – Afton

    Herbert Lockard, 65, of Afton died March 1, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge St. ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Byrlee Ramsbottom – Creston

    Byrlee Ramsbottom, 92, of Creston, died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Power ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Eve Dougherty – Prescott, Ariz.

    Eve Ardell Dougherty of Prescott, Ariz., died Friday, February 20, 2015 after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease. Eve was a resident at Las Fuen ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Dean Meyer – Creston

    He passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, Red Oak, Iowa at the age of 53 years, 6 months and 8 days. ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Norbert Richard Thelen – Anita

    Norbert R. Thelen, 79, of Anita, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. A Mass of Christian Buria ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Sidney Fenton – Garden Grove

    Sidney Fenton, 70, of Garden Grove died Feb. 23, 2015, at Westview Acres in Leon. Memorial services ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Byrlee Ramsbottom – Creston

    Byrlee Ramsbottom, 92, of Creston died Feb. 26, 2015, at Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston.Services ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Merle Beggs – Creston

    Merle entered eternally into peace on February 24, 2015 at the Clearview Nursing Home in Clearfield, Iowa, at the age of 93 years and 11 months. A ce ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Cyndi Beardsley – Creston

    Cyndi Beardsley, 63, of Creston died Feb. 22, 2015, at the Greater Regional Medical Center. Celebration of life services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, F ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Sheriff

    Carolyn R. Cook, 48, of Prescott was charged on a Union County warrant for fourth-degree theft 10:53 ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 12:40 p.m. Saturday in Afton.According to a Union County ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Afton Police

    Jeorgia McKown, 14, of Lorimor was referred to juvenile court for disorderly conduct after a disturb ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Kayla Dawn Herring, 22, of Greenfield was charged with driving while suspended and on a Department o ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:46 a.m., Monday, North Spruce Street.Medical, 10:39 p.m., Monday, Cromwell R ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Police

    Gerald Lynn Lawrence Jr., 37, of Des Moines was charged on two Union County warrants for failure to ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 10:42 a.m., Friday, Luther Circle.Medical, 3:25 p.m., Friday, South Sumner Ave ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Police

    Mario Pantoja, 20, of Lenox was charged with possession of marijuana 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Union Cou ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousSuspicious person, 7:40 a.m., Thursday, South Pine Street.Suspicious person, 8:02 a.m., ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:01 a.m., Thursday, North Division Street.Medical, 8:13 a.m., Thursday, North ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Club news

    AuxiliaryA GRMC Auxiliary meeting was held Feb. 9 in the MAP Conference beginning at 10:07 a.m. A t ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 3-6Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Club news

    Kent Dinner ClubKent Dinner Club met Feb. 12 with 11 attending at The Windrow.The next meeting will ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsDateMenu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2447. ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Club news

    Chautauqua CircleThe GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle met Dec. 9 at Summit House for a tea party. ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsFeb. 16-20Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Club news

    Union County Genealogical SocietyUnion County Genealogical Society met Jan. 26 at Gibson Memorial Li ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsFeb. 9-13Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 10:06 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

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