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  • Corning fire damages apartment, surrounding buildings

    Corning Fire Department responded to a fire approximately 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at 601 Davis Ave. A second-floor apartment in the building, resided by ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Wellman Dynamics moves into former Gits building

    As Gits Manufacturing wraps up operations in Creston, Fansteel Wellman Dynamics is taking over its space.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Senator Grassley backs Gov. Branstad's request for federal disaster assistance

    (MCT) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad submitted a request to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, which was ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • House’s vote to sue Obama is historic foray into checks, balances

    WASHINGTON (MCT) — The House’s vote to sue President Barack Obama is the first such legal challenge ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • 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 31, 2014 - 7:48 am
  • Results from 69th annual Lenox Rodeo

    Bareback E.J. Karp 74 Billy Griffin 72 Luke Davie 71 Ty Blessing 69 Saddle bronc Andrew Leeper 75 E. ...
    July 31, 2014 - 7:48 am
  • 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
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