News

  • New Money Smart Week contest held at SWCC

    Southwestern Community College Learning Resource Center participated in the DASH for the Stash, a new contest held during Money Smart Week (MSW) Iowa, ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • State FFA announces 2014 Stars Over Iowa finalists

    ANKENY — The 2014 Stars Over Iowa finalists were selected for recognition as part of the 86th Iowa FFA State Leadership Conference to be held April 27 ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Angela Ruby, RN, recognized at Adair County Health System

    GREENFIELD — Adair County Health System awarded the 2014 DAISY award to Angela Ruby, RN. This award is given to recognize extraordinary nurses. The DA ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • SWCC co-sponsors statewide conference

    Southwestern Community College and Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon co-hosted the 2014 Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACC ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Adair County joins national movement to prevent child abuse

    GREENFIELD — Hundreds of communities across the nation participate in Child Abuse Prevention Month by raising awareness that child abuse is preventabl ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Clearfield student musicians earn honors

    CLEARFIELD — Student musicians from Clearfield Elementary have represented the Orioles at several events this spring.
    April 23, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • One act plays scheduled Friday

    Half as long, but just as good. Creston High School students have put together one-act plays for Friday. The plays, which last between 30 and 45 min ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • GRMC Auxiliary awards $5,000 in scholarships

    Greater Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded five $1,000 scholarships to area applicants pursuing careers in health care.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Iowa CCI discusses concerns with expanding swine facilities

    GREENFIELD — More than 30 concerned individuals and members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) met with Iowa Department of Natural Resou ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity raises money at tip night

    On April 10, Habitat for Humanity of Union County and The Pizza Ranch partnered to help provide safe, affordable housing in Union County by having a t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Afton City Council requests speed reduction on Old Hwy 34

    AFTON — An increase in pedestrian traffic along Old Highway 34 on their way to Afton Lake has forced the Afton City Council and Union County Board of ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Volunteers still needed at Creston/Union County Visitor Center

    Creston/Union County Tourism is currently seeking volunteers to help staff the Creston/Union County Visitor Center, 626 New York Ave.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day Saturday

    To kick-start physical activity and learning now and throughout the summer – a critical out-of-school time for kids – on Saturday the Southern Prairie ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Take a high tech treasure hunt

    Union County Boy Scout Troop No. 129 learned an unusual lesson in technology — outside. This March, the scouts participated in a high-tech treasure hu ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is April 17, the 107th day of the year. There are 258 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Ap ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which summer event in Creston are you most looking forward to?
    Party in McKinley Park
    Elm's Club Bike Night
    KSIB Tractor Ride
    10,000 Crestonians Fourth of July celebration
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)