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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 10, the 191st day of the year. There are 174 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this ...
    July 10, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • SWCC storm drain completion expected July 28

    Construction on Southwestern Community College's storm drain is expected to be completed before August on campus, and construction at Crestm ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Results: Fourth of July parade, tractor pull, talent show

    TRACTOR PULL Class 3500 III Aaron Shirley, Bloomfield, first Class 4000 II Jeremy DeWitt, Red Oak, first Warren Berglund, Red Oak, second Cl ...
    July 7, 2014 - 4:59 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 3, the 184th day of the year. There are 181 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this ...
    July 7, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Another round

    A storm system with severe thunderstorms moved across Iowa Monday, unleashing damaging wind, hail and flooding. In the Creston News Advertis ...
    July 3, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Haley subdues sixth-ranked Blue Devils, 3-1

    Creston got all of the offense early and senior Nate Haley took it from there with a four-hit complete game victory as the Panthers knocked ...
    July 2, 2014 - 12:01 pm
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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 10, the 191st day of the year. There are 174 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jul ...
    July 10, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • LMI lowered to 28 percent for Cottonwood condo project

    City officials have waited about three weeks for this news. Mike Taylor, city administrator, told Creston City Council late last week that Iowa Depart ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • SWCC storm drain completion expected July 28

    Construction on Southwestern Community College's storm drain is expected to be completed before August on campus, and construction at Crestmoor Golf C ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • College news

    Kirkwood Community CollegeCEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Community chorus to perform Sunday

    This Sunday, July 13, at 9 a.m. the community chorus organized and led by Taylor Mayne will be singing during the morning worship service at Jerusalem ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • UPDATE: Hostage situation in Ringgold County ends in arrest

    A hostage situation ended in an arrest and no injuries late Tuesday night in Ringgold County. The Rinngold County Sheriff Department responded to a do ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Zoo day in Orient

    More than 40 children and parents were able to get an up close experience with five animals from the Blank Park Zoo Tuesday at the Orient Public Libra ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Afton City Council discusses energy options

    At Afton City Council meeting Tuesday, the council members met with Dave Peterson of JEO Consulting Group to discuss energy options for the town. Toni ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Firefighters respond to three-alarm fire in Thayer

    THAYER — Firefighters responded to a three-alarm house fire around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in rural Union County.
    July 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Clover Run winners announced

    GREENFIELD — Chris Nealy of West Des Moines and Allison Young of Elliott topped the 5K division of the Clover Run held July 4 in Greenfield. Nealy cov ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Home run fuels Winterset win over Panthers

    WINTERSET — Things spiralled out of control for the Creston softball team here Thursday night after a second inning error led to a three-run home run ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:59 am
  • Titans squeeze into second place with sweep

    Lewis Central slipped a half-game in front of Council Bluffs St. Albert for second place in the Hawkeye 10 Conference with a sweep of Creston here Thu ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:59 am
  • Area baseball

    CORNING — Southwest Valley scored five runs in the bottom of hte seventh inning to complete a wild, come-from-behind win over Central Decatur here on ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:49 am
  • Outdoor news

    POLK CITY — Nearly $3 million worth of new features and renovations at Big Creek State Park will be highlighted in a celebration on July 17, from 3-6: ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:49 am
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYLadies LeagueJuly 1Team ScoreCarroll Family Chiropractic 50Elm’s Club 48Crowettes 48Bogie ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:49 am
  • Trap shooting league

    Results from the first two weeks of the High Lakes Outdoor Alliance trap shooting league held at the shooting range north of Three Mile Lake:
    July 11, 2014 - 1:49 am
  • Sports briefs

    The site of tonight's Class 1A Region 6 semifinal game between Bedford and Mount Ayr has been changed from Murray to Lenox.
    July 11, 2014 - 1:53 am
  • Panthers finish what they started June 3

    It took 36 days, but this time Creston finished out a rout of Clarinda in Hawkeye 10 baseball action.
    July 10, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Mount Ayr knocks off Lenox, 5-2

    LENOX — Mount Ayr sophomore Kirsten Dolecheck picked a good time to break out of a slump, as she helped the Raiderettes turn Class 1A Region 6 upside ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Timberwolves' season comes to end at IKM-Manning

    IRWIN — Southwest Valley had been playing solid softball coming into Wednesday night’s Class 2A regional quarterfinal game against ninth-ranked IKM-Ma ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:16 am
  • Lonnie Cavin – Cromwell

    Lonnie Cavin, 61, of Cromwell died July 9, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction o ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Evelyn Chappell – Creston

    Evelyn Chappell, 86, of Creston, formerly of Corning, died July 7, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Funeral services are pending ...
    July 8, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Alford Nicholson – Lenox

    Alford "Nick" Nicholson, 93, of Lenox died July 5, 2014, in Lenox. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 10, at Lenox Presbyterian Churc ...
    July 8, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Jessica Luke – Creston

    Jessica Luke, 23, of Creston died July 2, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, at Powers Funeral Hom ...
    July 8, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Linda Smith – Creston

    Linda Smith, 66, of Creston died July 5, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Creston United ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Charles E. Hill – Rochester, Minn.

    Charles E. Hill (99), President Emeritus of RCTC in Rochester, MN and former Dean of Creston Junior College passed away peacefully in his sleep in Roc ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Ruth Nickle – Clearfield

    Ruth Nickle, 98, of Clearfield died July 1, 2014, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at the United Me ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Jessica Luke – Creston

    Jessica Luke, 23, of Creston died July 2, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Marcella "Jean" Johnson

    Marcella “Jean” Johnson, 69, of Papillion, Neb., formerly of Creston, died June 27, 2014.Celebration ...
    July 1, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Donna Swanson

    Donna Swanson, 92, of Creston died June 28, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston.Memoria ...
    July 1, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Police

    Robert Shimer, 32, of Afton was charged on a Union County warrant for contempt, violation of a no-co ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Sheriff

    Kurtis Lee Fooken, 25, of Greenfield was charged with driving while revoked 5:10 p.m. Monday on High ...
    July 9, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 1:20 p.m. Tuesday at Hy-Vee, 600 Sheldon Ave.According to ...
    July 9, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Police

    MiscellaneousTraffic stop, 12:42 a.m., Tuesday, Laurel Street.Traffic stop, 1:06 a.m., Tuesday, Sout ...
    July 9, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Accidents

    Caiti Bradley, 30, of Nodaway was charged with second-offense operating while intoxicated after an a ...
    July 8, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Sheriff

    Melissa Diane England, 31, of Lenox was charged 8:02 p.m. Thursday on a Union County warrant for con ...
    July 8, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Lenox Police

    Shain Sites of Clearfield was charged with domestic assault and Melissa England, 31, of Clearfield w ...
    July 8, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Police

    Rowan Davis Pope, 10, 1106 W. Montgomery St., was referred to juvenile authorities for simple assaul ...
    July 8, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:10 a.m., Monday, North Mulberry Street.Medical, 2:30 p.m., Monday, West Tow ...
    July 8, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousDrug offense, 12:10 a.m., Thursday, North Lincoln Street.Suspicious vehicle, 7:52 a.m., ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Storm 7-7-14

    Creston, Iowa ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:01 pm
  • Mount Ayr wins state track title

    The Mount Ayr boys track team celebrates its first state championship at the 2014 State Co-Ed Meet in Des Moines.
    May 27, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Swan release

    More than 100 people came to watch David Hoffman with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources released four trumpeter swans — two males and two femal ...
    May 9, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 7-11Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Reunions

    Kent Potluck PicnicThe Kent Potluck Picnic will be noon July 19 at Salem Lutheran Church, 602 W. Tow ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Club news

    Super 8 ClubSuper 8 Club met June 19 at the Regency Park club room with Mary Brown as hostess.An aft ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Reunion

    Thayer Alumni BanquetThe annual Thayer Alumni Banquet was held June 14 at Lorimor CommunityCenter wi ...
    July 1, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met June 18.Canasta winners were Rose Blakesley ...
    July 1, 2014 - 7:20 am
  • Reunion

    The second annual Dodge Township Gathering is planned for June 28 and 29 in conjunction with the East Union All School Reunion and Afton's Pre-Fourth ...
    June 25, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 23-27Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    June 20, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Reunions

    Tingley Alumni BanquetEighty-six alumni and guests attended the 94th Tingley Alumni Banquet held May ...
    June 20, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met June 11.Canasta winners were Rose Blakesley ...
    June 20, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJune 16-20Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    June 13, 2014 - 10:12 am

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