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  • Two Creston High School cheerleaders to be featured with All-Iowa Honor Dance Team

    The All-Iowa Honor Dance Team is making its 33rd appearance at the Girls State Basketball Tournament. More than 550 dancers auditioned at Ames High Sc ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Be safe this St. Patrick's Day

    DES MOINES – St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching. Unfortunately, this holiday has become a deadly day with a dramatic spike in drunk-driving fata ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Teens apply now for summer food camp

    High school students have until May 1 to apply for a unique and engaging summer camp experience. Real Food is a program that immerses teens into the w ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Feb. 25.Canasta winners were Joan Chubick, ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Food adventure trip planned for middle school students

    GREENFIELD — A food adventure day trip is planned March 18. Middle School youths, fifth through eighth graders, will leave from the Adair County Exten ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • CHS calendar

    March 9-14MondayIowa Supreme Court at the high school.TuesdayIowa Supreme Court at the high school.W ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • LifeCare Clinic to open in Creston

    The property has been purchased, the renovations have begun, and this spring the Creston LifeCare Clinic will open its doors at 1109 S. Sumner Ave.
    March 6, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Governor's priorities in place as Legislature hits deadline

    DES MOINES (AP) — With the bipartisan approval of a fuel tax increase out of the way, Gov. Terry Branstad said Thursday that he was still hoping to wi ...
    March 6, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • ISU Extension and Outreach to help Latinos, Live Well classes to be held in Lenox

    LENOX – Latino families will learn how to improve their health and stay fit during a four-week series of free classes offered by dietitians from Iowa ...
    March 6, 2015 - 7:19 am
  • Skywarn training scheduled

    Skywarn storm spotter training will be held 7 to 9 p.m. March 12 at Southwestern Community College auditorium, Room 180.
    March 6, 2015 - 7:17 am
  • Prime Time Connection luncheon planned

    Creston Prime Time Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to a March luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Un ...
    March 6, 2015 - 7:15 am
  • Second community Lenten service a success

    The second community Lenten service, sponsored by Union County Ministerial Alliance, was held March 1 at Life Church Assembly of God with the Rev. Ken ...
    March 6, 2015 - 7:16 am
  • McDonald's chicken gets new standard: No human antibiotics

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s says it plans to require chicken suppliers to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine within two years.
    March 5, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Iowa Senate panel OKs bill on minors using guns

    DES MOINES (AP) — Legislation that would lower the age at which children in Iowa could use guns with a parent’s supervision received preliminary appro ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • House committee OKs broadband bill with key changes

    DES MOINES (AP) — A House committee has approved Gov. Terry Bransta d’s broadband bill, but made several key changes in how the legislation will suppo ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Reader Poll

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