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  • New coach likes Panther basketball potential

    After many years of coaching boys basketball and working in athletic administration, Brent Douma is excited about his newest venture.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:56 am
  • Jamboree results

    Taylor Briley scored 16 points, as Creston defeated a young Diagonal squad 40-4 here Thursday in jamboree action.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:56 am
  • Outdoor news

    DES MOINES — New telephone numbers for staff at the Iowa DNR Des Moines central office begin Monday, Nov. 24. The Iowa Communication Network (ICN) is ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • SWCC's Schroeder to volleyball hall

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Association has recognized two individuals who will join its Hall of Fame for 2014.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • Spartan women fall in close game

    DES MOINES — Southwestern saw another halftime lead slip away, as the Spartan women fell in yet another close game with Grand View's JV team here Tues ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Bowling league scores

    PANTHER LANESAstro Mixed LeagueNov. 9Team ScoreEllis Poore 34Plentiful Harvest 26Rhine Body Repair 2 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Prep basketball ratings

    GIRLSBasketball(2013-14 records)CLASS 5A — 1. Dowling Catholic, 23-3; 2. Southeast Polk, 18-7; 3. Wa ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Spartans start fast in 34-point victory

    A 13-0 start in the first five minutes set the tone for Southwestern's dominating 87-53 win over the Wartburg JV here Tuesday night.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Sports briefs

    Sean Shafar of Bedford is among six new inductees into the Iowa High School Athletic Association Football Players Hall of Fame at halftime of the Clas ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Eight Panthers on all-district first team

    Creston/O-M's record-breaking season that resulted in the team's first trip to the UNI-Dome garnered more than a dozen honors on the Class 3A All-Dist ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:59 am
  • Mabel Schweers – Des Moines

    Mabel Schweers, 96, of Des Moines, formerly of Corning, died Nov. 19, 2014, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Services are pending at Pearson Family Fune ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Kathleen Britten – Creston

    Kathleen McCabe Britten, 82, of rural Creston died Nov. 15, 2014, at Community Care Center in Stuart. Mass of the Resurrection will be 10:30 a.m. Fri ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Dale Shepherd – Lenox

    Dale Shepherd, 85, of rural Lenox, died Nov. 19, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 7 ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Patrick Cole – Sautee Nacoochee, Ga.

    Patrick T. Cole, 68, 277 Pinecrest Road, Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, 30571, passed away suddenly November 8, 2014. A memorial service was held Friday ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Donald Mach – Corning

    Funeral services for Don Mach of Corning will be 10:30 A.M. Friday, November 21, at Pearson Family Funeral Service, Corning, Iowa with the Rev. Ken Ru ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Kathleen Britten – Creston

    Kathleen McCabe Britten, 82, of rural Creston died Nov. 15, 2014, at Community Care Center in Stuart. Mass of the Resurrection will be held 10:30 a.m ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Martha Woosley – Quitman, Texas

    Martha Kay Woosley, age 68, of Quitman, Texas, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas, due to complication ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Brady Larkin – Creston

    Brady Larkin, 47, of Creston died Nov. 16, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at Pearson ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Donald Mach – Corning

    Donald Mach, 78, of Corning died Nov. 17, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Servic ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Ashley Clark – Woodburn

    Ashley Clark, 30, of Woodburn died Nov. 13, 2014, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 2 p.m. today, Nov. 17, at Kale ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 7:26 p.m., Tuesday, North Birch Street.Medical, 7:46 p.m., Tuesday, West Taylo ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Police

    John Mcfee, 623 New York Ave. Apt. F, reported his HP laptop and 42-inch flat screen TV were taken f ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 8:16 a.m., Tuesday, REA Road. ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousTalk to officer, 9:45 a.m., Nov. 10.Accident, 12:03 p.m., Nov. 10.Fire investigation, 4 ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Sheriff

    Disturbing the peace, 2:55 a.m., Saturday, Lorimor.Domestic dispute, 9:16 a.m., Saturday, Dogwood Av ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Police

    Sherri Hodge, 601 E. Page St., reported a package was taken from her residence, after being delivere ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousWelfare check, 10:01 a.m., Nov. 10.Assistance, 11:08 a.m., Nov. 10.Burglary, 1:22 p.m., ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Sheriff

    Calvin Goodemote of Thayer reported a stainless steel dune buggy frame was taken from his property o ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 12:42 p.m. Saturday on Highway 25.According to a Union Co ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Police

    Patrick Riley Iiams, 20, 309 N. Sycamore St., was charged with public intoxication 10:15 p.m. Friday ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 17-21Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Club news

    The Book ClubThe Book Club met Nov. 3 at the home of Dorothy McNaught with President Shonda Deranlea ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 10-14Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Reunion

    CHS Class of 1949The CHS class of 1949 held its 65th reunion at Crestmoor Golf Club Sept. 26-27.A me ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 7:39 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Oct. 29.Canasta winners were Wanda Nash, fi ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 7:39 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
  • Iowa man arrested near White House with gun in car

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knif ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Spacecraft sends lander toward comet

    DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, a speeding European spacecraft released a lander toward the icy, dusty surface of ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • The Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Defending their allies, Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign s ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Dallas nurses cite sloppy conditions in Ebola care

    DALLAS (AP) — A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and nurses treating him worked without proper pr ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • US consumer spending up 0.5 percent in August

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading int ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • 9/11 commemoration begins with bell toll

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 2:27 pm

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