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Quick news: Daylight saving time begins this weekend

Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 11:10 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, March 7, 2014 12:18 p.m. CDT

Reminder: Daylight saving time begins this weekend

Don’t forget to move your clocks forward one hour for daylight saving time (DST) 2 a.m. Sunday. This change makes sunrise and sunset both occur about one hour later on Sunday.

DST was first suggested by Benjamin Franklin in 1784, but modern DST did not take hold until 1895. The United States set a law in 1918 to standardize the beginning and end of DST, but federal government does not require states or territories to make the change.

Condominium tour this weekend

A mix of interested Creston citizens and city officials will take a 70-minute bus trip to Atlantic Saturday morning to view condominiums built by private developer Don Sonntag.

Sonntag has built more than 175 condominium units in the Atlantic area. In January, Sonntag made a presentation to Creston City Council proposing to build at least 14 condominium units in the Cottonwood Subdivision.

The city council is considering his proposal, but wanted an up-close view of the condominiums.

The News Advertiser will be on the tour Saturday, and will have a full story in Monday's print edition of the News Advertiser. Also, video of the condominium units will be posted at www.crestonnews.com

Dairy Queen reopens

After being closed for the winter, Dairy Queen on Highway 34 in Creston reopened Thursday. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday.

Creston/O-M football schedule released

High school football schedules for 2014 were released this morning by Iowa High School Athletic Association for all classes. Below is the football schedule for the Creston/O-M Panthers.

Aug. 29 — Norwalk Sept. 5 — @ Clarinda Sept. 12 — Winterset Sept. 19 — @Greene County (Jefferson) Sept. 26 — @Glenwood Oct. 3 — ADM (Adel) Oct. 10 — @Harlan Oct. 17 — Dallas Center Grimes Oct. 24 — @Atlantic

All other high school football schedules in the Creston News Advertiser coverage area for 2014 can be viewed by clicking here -->  http://tinyurl.com/mold4mz

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