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  • Ralls resigns as director of Gibson Memorial Library

    Creston Library Board voted 3-0 Monday evening to accept the resignation of Marilyn Ralls, director at Gibson Memorial Library, effective March 31.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email ad ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Iowa Senate panel OKs bill on state mental health facilities

    DES MOINES (AP) — State mental health facilities in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant could remain open this year under a bill approved Monday by a Senate p ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs

    IOWA CITY, (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Juvenile charged in string of Creston burglaries

    Dyrrel Malik Thornton-Culbertson, 17, of Lorimor was deferred to juvenile court over the weekend on three counts of third-degree burglary, attempted b ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Mental health part 2: A proactive approach for patients

    In response to the Governor's restructure of mental health, Lori Nosecable, CEO of Southern Hills Regional Mental Health, said the region is working t ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Mental health part 1: The search for a bed

    In an effort to control mental health costs and restructure Iowa's mental health services, Gov. Terry Branstad is proposing the closure of two state m ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • College news

    Buena Vista UniversitySTORM LAKE — The following students from the Creston News Advertiser area grad ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Pi, Beta Kappa Chapters continue convention planning

    STUART — Sherri Nissen, Pi Chapter, and Lois Frederick and Karen Tussey, Beta Kappa Chapter, of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, met Feb. 21 a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Author to sign, read books March 7 at Warren Center

    GREENFIELD — Author LaVina Vanorny-Barcus of Madrid will be reading and signing books at Ed & Eva’s, in the Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield, 10 a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Youth fun fair to let children explore 4-H project areas

    CORNING — A youth fun fair for children in grades third through eighth will be held on 9 a.m. to noon March 14 at Corning Elementary School.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Table top exercise planned

    Union County Healthcare Coalition is holding a table top exercise 1 to 5 p.m. March 11 at Southwestern Community College room 180.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Creston pawn shop features rare plane crash photos

    How did three photos of a historic plane crash in Clear Lake end up in a Creston pawn shop? The story almost reads like a segment of Antiques Roadshow ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Club news

    AuxiliaryA GRMC Auxiliary meeting was held Feb. 9 in the MAP Conference beginning at 10:07 a.m. A t ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsMarch 3-6Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
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