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  • City council suggests cuts for 2016 budget

    Creston City Council has gone through the proposed 2016 budget with a fine-tooth comb and Thursday evening brought concrete suggestions on how to slic ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • 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
  • "Murder at the Auction" to fund scholarships for Creston YMCA

    The Supertel Inn and Conference Center will be wrapped up in mystery on Feb. 7, and the sleuth who solves the case could be you.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Businesses stay clear of using Super Bowl name

    PHOENIX (AP) — It is the game that must not be named — at least not without permission.For most peop ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • House panel rejects bill on crossbow use for Iowa children

    DES MOINES (AP) — Members of an Iowa House panel rejected a bill that would have expanded when children can use a crossbow to hunt deer.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Iowa State faces federal inquiry on sexual violence cases

    AMES (AP) — A federal agency is investigating the adequacy of Iowa State University’s response to reports of sexual violence against students, includi ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 2-7Monday4 p.m. eighth grade boys basketball at Atlantic Middle School; seventh grade boys bask ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Poolman: Disney adds interesting twists to modern movies

    On Saturday, I was invited to Des Moines with my friend Shawna Creveling because she needed to get some shopping done and didn't want to go alone.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Art class to be offered at Quiet Harbor

    An art class will be held 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Quiet Harbor community center, 812 S. Park St.Paint, brus ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Library news

    The following are titles and events at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to host dinner

    CROMWELL — Cromwell Women’s Fellowship will host a dinner noon Feb. 5 at Cromwell Church.Menu includ ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 29, the 29th day of the year. There are 336 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Groups sue EPA seeking livestock farm air quality standards

    DES MOINES (AP) — A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups filed two lawsuits Wednesday alleging the U.S. Environmental P ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • USDA revises maple syrup grading with descriptive terms

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Grading standards for maple syrup have been revised to match international standards, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said W ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Reader Poll

    Who will win this year's Super Bowl?
    New England Patriots
    Seattle Seahawks
    I don't care. I watch for the commercials.