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  • World Breastfeeding Week to celebrated locally

    Aug. 1-7 this year, breastfeeding advocates in more than 175 countries worldwide will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) with the theme, “Breast ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 28-Aug. 1Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641 ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Reunions

    CHS Class of 1974The class of 1974 held their 40th class reunion on the Fourth of July weekend in Cr ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 16.Canasta winners were Mary Kline, f ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Creston post office receives excellent service award

    Employees at Creston Post Office and larger postal district received an award for excellent service and upkeep Thursday morning.
    UPDATED: July 25, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Carroll completes RAGBRAI's fourth day on unicycle

    Jon Carroll met the challenge Wednesday. The 54-year-old from Creston pedaled nearly 40 miles — from Forest City to Mason City — to successfully compl ...
    UPDATED: July 25, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Paulsen: Sweet corn time is upon us

    I know I've been getting my sweet corn fix taken care of as of late. You only have a couple of months to take advantage of the fresh, off the cob stuf ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Voting open for $15K Strong Communities Award, Warren Cultural Center finalist

    Voting is now open at for the Strong Communities Award from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines — a $15,000 that honors ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • ServSafe class to be held in August

    ServSafe, the national certification program for food service managers, will be held Aug. 11 at ISU Extension and Outreach, Montgomery County, in Red ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Jack Hatch to visit Creston

    Iowa State Sen. Jack Hatch will be visiting Creston Saturday at the Democratic Coordinated Campaign Office, 119 N. Elm St.
    July 24, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Creston woman elected to state party post

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Third Congressional District Democratic Party Convention was held in Council Bluffs in April and at that convention eight members ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Children to discover, decide, defend at vacation Bible school

    Children are invited to vacation Bible school 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday at Crest Baptist Church, 1211 N. Poplar St. Children who have co ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program available

    Union County Child Care Center sponsors the Child and Adult Care Food Program. This includes Union County Child Care Center (I Think I Can) main cente ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Ice cream social Wednesday

    Macksburg Methodist Church is hosting an ice cream social 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. A free-will offering will be collected. Homemade ice cream and pie ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Part 2: Homecoming for Barnetts

    Daniel Barnett and his wife Ann started their relationship as high school sweethearts. They met in their youth group at First Baptist Church in Cresto ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)