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  • Funeral services set for Rich Gander

    Funeral arrangements have been made for Rich Gander, 45, of Creston — who drowned Monday evening at Twelve Mile Lake near Afton.
    July 30, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Iowa sales tax holiday set for Friday, Saturday

    With school just around the corner starting Aug. 20 in Creston, some parents can be found in the clothing and shoe aisles at local stores, looking for ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Bill Krejci leaving Southwestern in August

    After 36 years in the athletic department at Southwestern Community College (SWCC), Bill Krejci will be stepping down from his position as director of ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Iowa Supreme Court to hear Louisell case in September

    (MCT) — The Iowa Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments this fall for the case of a woman who wa ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Fogle Lake Glow Run coming Aug. 30

    DIAGONAL — Diagonal Community School Foundation is hosting the second annual Fogle Lake Glow Run Aug. 30. Event registration begins at 7 p.m. at the n ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Friends of the Library to host bake sale at Creston Farmers' Market

    Creston Friends of the Library will have a bake sale at Creston Farmers' market 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at McKinley Park. Proceeds will help fund books ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Species thought to be gone from Iowa found near Muscatine

    (MCT) — State fisheries personnel have found three examples of a longear sunfish, a species last doc ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Melon research at Iowa State to benefit children in need

    AMES (MCT) — A new event on Iowa State University’s campus is promising “copious amounts of melon” t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Drowning victim identified as CHS math teacher

    4:30 p.m. Tuesday AFTON — The name of the Creston man who drowned Monday evening in Twelve Mile La ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Lenox Rodeo results

    BarebackE.J. Karp 74Billy Griffin 72Luke Davie 71Ty Blessing 69Saddle broncAndrew Leeper 75E. Van He ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • McKinley Festival: Skateboard competition results

    The skateboard competition had 28 participants showcasing their best tricks during the McKinley Park Festival Saturday. The event was scored by judges ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • McKinley Festival: Fishing tourney hosts more than 100

    The fishing tournament during the 10th annual McKinley Park Festival Saturday afternoon had good attendance again this year with about 108 children pa ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Union County Genealogical Society meets today

    Union County Genealogical Society will meet 6 p.m. today at Gibson Memorial Library. The program will be Scandinavian genealogical research. Roll call ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Hatch makes stop in Creston Saturday

    Jack Hatch, Democratic candidate for Iowa governor, made a stop in Creston Saturday afternoon speaking to about 30 voters at the Union County Democrat ...
    July 29, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Wallace named Shining Star

    Greater Regional Medical Center’s "Shining Star" Betty Wallace has served as a volunteer in many capacities throughout the community of Creston for de ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)