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  • College news

    Buena Vista UniversitySTORM LAKE — The following students from the Creston News Advertiser area grad ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Pi, Beta Kappa Chapters continue convention planning

    STUART — Sherri Nissen, Pi Chapter, and Lois Frederick and Karen Tussey, Beta Kappa Chapter, of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, met Feb. 21 a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Author to sign, read books March 7 at Warren Center

    GREENFIELD — Author LaVina Vanorny-Barcus of Madrid will be reading and signing books at Ed & Eva’s, in the Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield, 10 a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Youth fun fair to let children explore 4-H project areas

    CORNING — A youth fun fair for children in grades third through eighth will be held on 9 a.m. to noon March 14 at Corning Elementary School.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Table top exercise planned

    Union County Healthcare Coalition is holding a table top exercise 1 to 5 p.m. March 11 at Southwestern Community College room 180.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Creston pawn shop features rare plane crash photos

    How did three photos of a historic plane crash in Clear Lake end up in a Creston pawn shop? The story almost reads like a segment of Antiques Roadshow ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • CHS calendar

    March 2-7Monday7 p.m. varsity boys substate basketball.Tuesday7 p.m. CHS vocal concert.WednesdayOne ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Community Lenten services continue

    The next community Lenten service sponsored by Union County Ministerial Alliance will be 5 p.m. Sunday at Life Church Assembly of God, 417 Wyoming Ave ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Creston area Bloodmobile collects 101 units

    Creston area Bloodmobile was held Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. One hundred six people presented to donate, 10 people were deferred and five gave ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • SWCC offers additional scholarships for students

    The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Education Foundation is offering an additional ten annual scholarships, through the H. Dale and Lois Bright ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • 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
  • Earlham pounds Murray in district final

    TRURO — Earlham's size and 3-point shooting proved to be a lethal combination for Murray here Thursday in a Class 1A District 12 final.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:35 am
  • High school basketball scores

    Boys basketballClass 1ADistrict finalsDistrict14Fremont-Mills 67 Sidney 62District 13Nodaway Valley ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:28 am
  • Bowling league scores

    PANTHER LANESAstro Mixed LeagueFeb. 15Team ScoreEllis Poore 71Corner Clippers 58.5Rhine Body Repair ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Sports briefs

    Creston's Jay Wolfe and Trey McHenry of Murray are included on the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association's Academic All-State team for 2015.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Fast start propels Mustangs to district win

    MOUNT AYR — It was an electric atmosphere as Bluegrass Conference rivals Diagonal and Murray were about to tip off in a Class 1A district semifinal Tu ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:14 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
  • Merle Beggs – Creston

    Merle Beggs, 93, of Creston died Feb. 24, 2015, at Clearfield Nursing Home in Clearfield. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of hi ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Berniece Downing – Creston

    Berniece Downing, 90, of Creston died Feb. 23, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Pe ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Carolyn Jane Metz – Tulsa, Okla.

    Carolyn Jane Metz was born November 16, 1931 in Creston, Iowa to Carroll T. And Ada Irene (Hayner) Lamb. She passed from this life Tuesday, February 1 ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Burke Gerharz – Creston

    Burke Gerharz, 66, of Creston, Iowa, died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at his home. Celebration of Life Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 25, ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Cindi Beardsley – Creston

    Cindi Beardsley, 63, of Creston died Feb. 22, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of high ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Berniece Downing – Creston

    Berniece Downing, 90, of Creston died Feb. 23, 2015, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:10 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
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Pole Road and ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Sheriff

    Jessica Leigh Harryman, 30, of Winterset was charged on two Union County warrants for failure to app ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:50 am
  • Fire

    Creston firefighters responded to a grass fire 12:44 p.m. Wednesday at 1459 270th St.According to a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:49 am
  • Police

    Joshua James Warren Merboth, 27, 321 S. Walnut St., was charged with driving while suspended 4:04 p. ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:49 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousExtra patrol, 11:17 a.m., Feb. 9.Wanted person, 1:07 p.m., Feb. 9.Talk to officer, 9:20 ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Fire

    Medical, 2:56 p.m., Feb. 24, North Walnut Street. ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Police

    Timothy Michael Vandevender, 39, of Prescott, was charged with operating while intoxicated 5:38 p.m. ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Douglas Michael Raymond, 59, of Fontanelle was charged with domestic assault 11:04 a.m. Feb. 16 in F ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:31 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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