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  • Position open on Creston City Water Works Utility Board

    The city has an opening effective Jan. 1 for a new member of the Creston City Water Works Utility Board. This is for a six year term ending Dec. 31, 2 ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Pro-Ag outlook meeting scheduled

    GREENFIELD — Producers and ag professionals are invited to attend a Pro-Ag Outlook meeting 9 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 5 at the Warren Cultural Center audito ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Pulmonology now being offered in Adair County

    GREENFIELD — Beginning Dec. 16, Adair County Health System will be offering a pulmonary clinic from its specialty clinic at the hospital. Sherif O. El ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Farm Bill meeting to be held in Greenfield

    Iowa State University Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency will be hosting a Farm Bill meeting 9:30 to 11:30 ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Adair County 4-H clubs, 4-H’ers recognized

    GREENFIELD — Adair County 4-H clubs were recognized for their outstanding work during the group’s annual 4-H Awards Day Nov. 16th at the Warren Cultur ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Quick news: No newspaper Thursday

    No newspaper on Thanksgiving. The Creston News Advertiser will not be printed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be back on our normal sch ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Iowa in top 5 states that love 'Green Bean Casserole'

    In a recent nationwide survey of 1,500 people, Iowa ranked number 4 in its love of the savory side dish. Kentucky, Wisconsin and Missouri all carried ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Creston School Board approves 2016 Italy trip

    Buongiorno! That simple word, Italian for good morning, might be something some Creston High School students and staff will have to learn come 2016, w ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Adair County 4-H Youth Council members installed

    GREENFIELD — A group of 27 teens from four school districts pledged to serve as positive role models and give their time and talents to help others as ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Trial upcoming in Green's lawsuit against city

    The civil case of Steve Green vs. City of Creston, Water Works Board of Trustees is slated for a pretrial hearing Dec. 2 at the Wayne County Courthous ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Four Raiders, two Wolverines on INA all-state teams

    The Iowa Newspaper Association released its 2014 football all-state teams Tuesday, and they included six area players on the Class A teams — four from ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:51 am
  • Five Panthers named to INA all-state football teams

    Creston/Orient-Macksburg's deepest run into the playoffs also left the 2014 team as the most decorated in program history in terms of postseason recog ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:51 am
  • Area girls basketball

    GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley broke open an eight-point game at halftime to earn an 18-point win in the season opener here Tuesday over West Central Val ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:43 am
  • Panther boys win jamboree game

    CORNING — Creston boys basketball defeated Southwest Valley here Tuesday in a jamboree game, 47-8.Th ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:43 am
  • Panthers take title with effective press

    MOUNT AYR — Creston's new defensive weapon — placing athletic 5-10 senior Natalie Mostek at the top of a 1-2-2 three-quarters court press — made life ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:51 am
  • Defense fuels Panthers in season-opening blowout

    MOUNT AYR — The Brent Douma era of Creston girls basketball got off to a roaring start here Monday, in a 63-8 blowout of Lamoni in the first round of ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Bomb squad hot in exhibition

    The Creston boys basketball team came out firing from long range in a public exhibition against Lenox Monday night on the Panthers' court.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Balanced offense leads Mount Ayr to victory

    MOUNT AYR — Four different Mount Ayr players scored in double figures, as the Raiderettes rolled past Orient-Macksburg here Monday in the first round ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Sports briefs

    Football banquetThe Creston/O-M football banquet will be held 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in the high sch ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Panther runners praised for competitive season

    Coach Pat Schlapia said his 39-strong Creston cross country team answered the challenge set before the 2014 season began.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Melba Palma – Lenox

    Melba Palma, 89, of Lenox, formerly of the Prescott area, died Nov. 25, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pearson ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Margaret L. Baker – Creston

    Margaret L. Baker, 84, of North Sycamore Street in Creston, died Nov. 25, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Margaret Roberts – Corning

    Margaret Roberts, 95, of Corning died Nov. 26, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Serv ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Lois Smith – Afton

    Lois Smith, 94, of Afton died Nov. 25, 2014, at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge St. ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Dr. Richard “Rick” Provost – Creston

    Dr. Richard “Rick” Provost died Monday, November 24, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Gary R. Pennebaker – Chaska, Minn.

    Gary R. Pennebaker, 66, of Chaska, Minn., formerly of Creston, son of George Pennebaker, died Nov. 23, 2014. His celebration of life services will be ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Marion Travis – Chillicothe, Mo.

    Marion Travis, age 93, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, formerly of Creston, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014, at the Baptist Home, ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Margaret L. Baker – Creston

    Margaret L. Baker, 84, of Creston died Nov. 25, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of high ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • David Stream – Lenox

    David Alan Stream was born April 1, 1963 in Corning, Iowa the son of Lloyd William Stream and Beverly JoAnne (Sundell) Stream. He passed away at his h ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Mabel Schweers – Des Moines

    Mabel Ethel Hogan Schweers, 96, formerly of Corning, passed away on November 19, 2014 at Mercy Hospice. Funeral services will be held at St. Patrick’s ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    Jeffrey John Godron, 50, of Menlo was charged on an Adair County warrant for willful injury and dome ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousParking complaint, 10:42 a.m., Tuesday, West Montgomery Street.Shoplifting, 11:10 a.m., ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousGood intent call, 2:52 p.m., Tuesday, South Maple Street.Medical, 9:53 p.m., Tuesday, I ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Afton Police

    MiscellaneousFound property, 1:43 p.m., Nov. 17.Assistance, 1:53 p.m., Nov. 17.Alarm, 1:30 p.m., Nov ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Sheriff

    MiscellaneousHarassing communication, 9:01 a.m., Monday, Afton.Incomplete 911 call, 9:06 a.m., Monda ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Adair County Sheriff

    MiscellaneousAssistance, 12:31 a.m., Nov. 17.Traffic hazard, 2:35 a.m., Nov. 17.Assistance, 6:34 a.m ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 5 p.m., Thursday, South Oak Street. ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • 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
  • Special Olympics thanks you

    From Randall Romesburg, Special Olympics coachCrestonOur community needs to give themselves a pat on ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Paulsen: Turkey Day, Black Friday are upon us

    The holiday season really gets to rolling as of tomorrow. Thanksgiving Day is now a day of not only having a good meal, but also a chance to work it o ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Train stops on tracks

    From M.D. HendersonBNSF retiredThe train Mr. Stalker talks about in his letter on Nov. 20 may have h ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • There was no tape

    From Don BarnesCrestonI will try to be brief and concise. Recently a hireling of the Creston Police ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • My head is in the fitness game

    I had my final outside run of the year late last week. My neighbors have a chocolate lab, a friendly pup named Diesel, who loves running alongside me ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Waddingham: To Living History Farms we go

    Over the river and through the woods. But instead of grandma's house, I will be trying to reach the finish line at the Living History Farms cross coun ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Thank you

    From Wayne Gridley • Kent | Thank you for a great Veterans Day breakfast at Hy-Vee. It was appreciated, and well done.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • Veterans Day program was excellent

    From Jim MorrisCrestonJust a word of appreciation and gratitude to Lesa Downing and the students at ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Paulsen: Football continues for Creston and Mount Ayr

    The football season is extending a little longer this year for both Creston and Mount Ayr with both teams making the trip to “The Dome” today and tomo ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • November is National Hospice Palliative Care Month

    From Taj Cassagrande, team director, Care Initiatives Hospice • Greenfield | No one likes to think about death and dying, but it’s something everyone ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 24-28Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Club news

    Iowa Alpha SigmaIowa Alpha Sigma Master Chapter No. 1632 met 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at A & G Pizza, Steak ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:38 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 - 7:40 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 - 10:19 am
  • Chautauqua CircleThe first meeting of the new year for the GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle was he ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:28 am

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