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  • CHS Inc. donates $2,500 to local charities

    CHS Inc. — North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company — presented five Creston organizat ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Sept. 25, 2014, the 268th day of the year. There are 97 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser fo ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Panther Lanes under new management

    Panther Lanes has reopened this month under new management. Mike Monroe, general manager, said many changes are underway at Panther Lanes bo ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • No-flight weekend

    Not a single hot air balloon entered the sky during the 37th annual southwest Iowa Balloon Days event held over the weekend in Creston. Pilo ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Banned Books Week: celebrating the freedom to read

    What do the Bible, The Adventures of Captain Underpants and The Catcher in the Rye have in common? All three have found themselves on a list ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Panthers beat Greene Co. 23-7; Raiders roll (again)

    JEFFERSON — Creston/Orient-Macksburg wrapped up the non-district portion of its schedule with a 23-7 victory over Greene County Friday, afte ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:13 pm
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  • Fourth annual Fête de Maїs to be held at French Icarian Village

    CORNING — Tickets are now on sale for the traditional Icarian fall supper, Fête de Maїs, on Friday at French Icarian Village, 2349 220th St., Corning.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • SWCC’s Wangberg receives Children’s Champion Award

    Terry Wangberg, early childhood program director at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) in Creston, has been named the 2014 Iowa Children’s Champion ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Events coming to Corning Opera House

    CORNING — Two events are coming to Corning Opera House Cultural Center, 800 Davis Ave., Corning, in October: ROUTE 66 and Dave Rudolph’s Family Spookt ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

    More than six million young people across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of Oct ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Woods among first to become certified elected municipal official

    Warren Woods, mayor for the city of Creston, is among five elected city officials to be awarded the Certified Elected Municipal Official (CEMO) design ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Taking flight

    Even though it is a small improvement, Iowa’s bird hunters are happy about moving in the right direction.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Sept. 29-Oct. 4MondayPicture retakes.4 p.m. seventh and eighth grade volleyball against Clarinda, he ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Become a Friend of 4-H Record Keeper

    GREENFIELD — Record-keeping skills are an important life skill. Many 4-H alumni credit their experiences keeping a 4-H record book with helping them m ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Trial date set in Bedford murder case

    First-degree murder charges were dropped against Cindy Lou Malson, 47, of Bedford, and charges still remain against Zachary J. Curtis Malson, 24, of B ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Adams Street Espresso under new management

    One of uptown Creston’s staple businesses will undergo a major transition Oct. 1.New managers Rick a ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Helen Seley – Creston

    Helen Seley, 88, of Creston died Sept. 26, 2014, at Crest Haven Care Centre. Private family services will be at a later date. Burial was in Graceland ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Lena Fizer – Creston

    Lena Fizer, 94, of Creston, formerly of Thayer and Lorimor, died May 25, 2014, at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. Friends and family will gather fo ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Helen Seeley – Creston

    Helen Seeley, 88, of Creston died Sept. 26, 2014, at Crest Haven Care Centre. Private services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highwa ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Charles 'Chuck' Henry – Creston

    Charles “Chuck” Henry, 50, of Creston died Sept. 27, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Salem Lutheran Chur ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Cheryl Wilson – Lenox

    Cheryl Wilson, 61, of Lenox died Sept. 23, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday, ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Marilyn Clark – Indianola

    Funeral services for Marilyn Clark, 77, of Indianola, formerly of Osceola, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Os ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Dorothy Repplinger - Creston

    Dorothy Repplinger, 88, of Creston, died Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral service will be 11:30 a. ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Dolores 'Jo' Dunkerson – Johnston

    Dolores Joan “Jo” LaMasters Kenworthy Dunkerson, 82, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014. A celebration of Jo’s life will be held on Thursday, S ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Lois Hagle – Corning

    Lois Hagle, 98, of Corning died Sept. 15, 2014, at Corning Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Steven F. Miller – Des Moines

    Steven Freeman Miller, 72, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014 at his home. He was born August 3, 1942 in Creston, Iowa to Joseph and Margaret (Spe ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Sheriff

    Troy Tucker of Lorimor reported his 2014 Rice trailer was set on fire while it was parked at his res ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Police

    Danny Ray Bird, 45, 303 N. Oak St., was charged with driving while suspended 6:10 p.m. Thursday at t ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:53 a.m., Monday, East Summit Street.Medical, 3:34 p.m., Monday, Grand Avenue ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Lenox Police

    Elizabeth Pena, 31, of Lenox was charged with domestic assault causing injury 8:30 p.m. Thursday in ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 7:55 a.m., Sept. 22.Talk to officer, 10:18 a.m., Sept. 22.Animal call, 12 ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Police

    Rachel Marie Tucker, 24, 1303 W. Mills St., was charged on a Union County warrant for probation viol ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Dawn Michele Sparks, 39, of Corning was charged with third-degree criminal mischief 1:15 p.m. Wednes ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousHarassing communication, 8:24 a.m., Thursday, North Pine Street.Talk to officer, 10:24 ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Police

    Savanna Hilton, 411 1/2 N. Oak St., reported a carton of cigarettes, Japanese sword and $90 cash wer ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 9:02 a.m., Wednesday, East Lucas Street.Medical, 8:14 p.m., Wednesday, West Pr ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:31 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
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Sept. 3.Canasta winners were Beulah McDonal ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 8-12Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Reunion

    Class of 1950The Creston High School graduating class of 1950 celebrated its 64th reunion Aug. 23.Th ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:43 am

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