• 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
  • Iowa Public Radio requests funding boost

    (MCT) — A change in the leadership of Iowa Public Radio last year hampered fundraising efforts and h ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Iowa by trail

    A new smartphone application will provide trail users across the state of Iowa the ability to find and document their experiences on the state's more ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • New business manager to be hired for Creston Schools

    Creston Superintendent Steve McDermott announced during Creston School District's regularly scheduled meeting that the district was in search of a new ...
    April 18, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Pay It Forward week to start Monday

    Southwestern Community College is hosting Pay It Forward week starting Monday. There will be events throughout the week related to "paying it forward, ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Miss Iowa tells students to look past differences

    (MCT) — Nicole Kelly may have been born without a left forearm, but that didn’t stop her from partic ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • New study shows wine industry surging in Iowa

    (MCT) — The Iowa wine industry has seen jumps in production and consumption in recent years, and the ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Chronic wasting disease found in wild deer

    OTTUMWA (MCT) — Since 2002, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has collected more than 50,000 ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Think globally, act locally

    Local businesses, organizations and individuals are paying it forward next week in a big way. Southw ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Carcasses dumped in Des Moines River

    OTTUMWA (MCT) — The Blackhawk access off Quincy Avenue is not one of the more pleasant places in Ott ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • More US consumers are seeking medical care, report shows

    (MCT) — A historic slowdown in U.S. health care spending in recent years may be drawing to a close.A ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Reha named new veteran affairs director

    A new veteran affairs director has been named for Union County.Blaize Reha, an Army veteran, was una ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Supervisors approve expanding hog facility

    In a 2-1 decision, the Union County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the recommendation to allow construction that would expand an existing hog c ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Nuisance complaint served in Kent

    Union County Board of Supervisors were notified of a property nuisance complaint that has been served in Kent, 1097 244th Street, April 8 by the Union ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • 'To Comfort A King' brings life to Biblical character

    By COURTNEY DAKECNA newsroom assistant“They searched throughout ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should the Veishea celebrations in Ames be cancelled indefinitely?