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  • Scadden sentenced to 2 years probation

    Evin Lawrence Scadden, 22, was convicted of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse Jan. 8 following an incident with a female near Creston in 2013 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • CHS calendar

    Jan. 26-31Monday4 p.m. eighth grade girls basketball against Red Oak, here/middle school; seventh gr ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJan. 26-30Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Club news

    Elzevir Reading CircleElzevir Reading Circle met Jan. 9 at the home of Kay Ritter for a 12:30 p.m. a ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Creston High School grad takes second on Jeopardy

    Following the last commercial break on the Jan. 13 episode of Jeopardy, the camera focused on host Alex Trebek as he revealed the final question. The ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Former EU teacher charged in school threat

    Christopher John Eckrich, 39, of Indianola was charged on a Union County warrant for first-degree harassment in connection with a threat made Jan. 14 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out o ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Experts say thefts of ATMs becoming more common in Iowa

    CLIVE (AP) — Security experts have said thefts of ATMs are becoming more common in Iowa because weapons and interaction with others aren't necessary d ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers in Iowa, Illinois

    Deere is laying off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and will sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • 7-year-old Iowa boy died after dog's attack, sheriff says

    COLLEGE SPRINGS (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy has died after being attacked by the family dog in southwest Iowa.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Area blood drives planned

    American Red Cross will host two blood drives in the area in February: • Feb. 4: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bedford American Legion Hall, 301 Main St. • Feb. ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 7:54 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 22, the 22nd day of the year. There are 343 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • SWCC sets public hearing for new health sim lab

    Southwestern Community College Board of Directors approved a March 10 public hearing to continue with construction of a health care simulation lab dur ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Bleacher construction in safe room approved

    Creston School Board members approved the continuation of construction in the form of bleachers in the Creston elementary and middle school safe room ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Branstad wants private care companies to help run Medicaid

    DES MOINES (AP) — A privately managed care company or set of companies will help run Iowa’s Medicaid program under a plan introduced by Gov. Terry Bra ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:50 am
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