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  • Scared straight

    SWCC students were in for a real scare Thursday as law enforcement and emergency personnel responded to a mock episode of alcohol poisoning, unknown t ...
    NEW: Oct. 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Iowa Senate candidate cancels on newspaper editors

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has canceled a meeting with The Des Moines Register’s editorial board, saying her time was be ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Key Iowa regents want 3rd straight tuition freeze

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The governing board of Iowa’s three public universities will vote on a plan that would freeze tuition rates for in-state undergraduat ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Musical Cyclones

    Three Barkers — Todd, Drew and Sydney — of Lenox took the field as part of the Iowa State University marching band Oct. 11 during homecoming.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • County assessor: 35% haven't applied for this tax credit

    Last June, Gov. Terry Branstad enacted the largest tax cut in Iowa history by signing Senate File 295.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Oct. 23, 2014, the 296th day of the year. There are 69 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Creston PTO carnival scheduled Nov. 7

    It’s time for fun and fundraising at Creston Parent Teacher Organization Carnival in November.The ca ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Family-friendly concert coming to SWCC

    A free family concert will be held 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Southwestern Community College Instructional Building room 180. The concert will feature Miss C ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Library news

    The following are activities at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m. ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Trunk or treat party to be held at Methodist Church

    First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St., is sponsoring a Halloween costume party 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday with a trunk or treat tailgate party in ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • College news

    Central CollegePELLA — Creston News Advertiser area students earned presidential scholarships from C ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • IFGC Conference focuses on forages

    DES MOINES — The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council (IFGC) Conference will be held Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event begins ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Women Managing Cattle course to be held in Clarinda

    CLARINDA — Iowa State University Extension (ISU) and Outreach is offering Women Managing Cattle in Clarinda. The course will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Cover crop planting deadline extended

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey said farmers participating in the state cost share programs who are intending to plant cover c ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Employer basic training workshop scheduled

    An employer basic training workshop will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4 at The Pizza Ranch, 520 Livingston Ave., Creston. This workshop is for human ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:44 pm
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