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  • Iowa flu hospitalization doubles in recent weeks

    DES MOINES (AP) — The number of Iowans hospitalized for flu complications has more than doubled in recent weeks, and senior citizens are being hit esp ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Creston cheerleader to perform in London New Year's Day Parade

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mariah Harlan, a junior at Creston High School, is one of more than 500 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. who ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Adams County 4-H, FFA beef weigh-in Dec. 27

    CORNING — The Adams County 4-H and FFA beef weigh-in will be 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 27 at Southern Hills Vet Clinic in Corning.
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • ServSafe class to be held in January

    ServSafe, the national certification program for food service managers, will be held Jan. 12 at Southwestern Community College, 103 Tech Center I, Cre ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Dec. 22-28MondayNo activities scheduled.TuesdayTwo hour early dismissal.High school gym closed for r ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsDec. 22-26Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Orient Library receives 68 new books

    ORIENT — Children from the Orient-Macksburg School are reading new books recently received from the Libri Foundation. Sixty-eight new picture, chapter ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Club news

    Chautauqua CircleThe GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle met Nov. 25 at the home of Judy Weese with L ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Iowa Senate candidate faces charges in Nebraska

    GLENWOOD (AP) — A Libertarian candidate running for the Iowa Senate seat vacated by U.S. Senator-elect Joni Ernst faces a misdemeanor sexual assault c ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • It's about time

    Creston School Board approved a motion to purchase a new time management system for Creston Community School District. The system, called TimeClock Pl ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Compensation board to present recommendation Monday

    The Union County Board of Supervisors will receive a unanimous raise recommendation by the 2015 compensation board for elected courthouse officials in ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Late start

    Iowa schools will no longer be able to start classes before Aug. 31, starting the 2015-16 school year, according to a letter written by Iowa Departmen ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Church times to change in January

    United Church of Christ, Congregational and the First Presbyterian Church would like the community to be aware of time changes for services here in Cr ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Traditional Christmas Eve candlelighting coming

    For many years, the Jerusalem United Methodist Church on REA Road has held a Christmas Eve service of candles, scriptures and music. The service is at ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Christmas dinner to be served at St. Malachy School

    The public is invited to Christmas dinner 3 to 5 p.m. Christmas day, Dec. 25, at St. Malachy School, 403 W. Clark.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Reader Poll

    Creston City Council is considering implementing a franchise fee on all Alliant gas and electric customers within city limits? What percentage should they set the franchise fee at?
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