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  • Carroll completes RAGBRAI's fourth day on unicycle

    Jon Carroll met the challenge Wednesday. The 54-year-old from Creston pedaled nearly 40 miles — from Forest City to Mason City — to successfully compl ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Paulsen: Sweet corn time is upon us

    I know I've been getting my sweet corn fix taken care of as of late. You only have a couple of months to take advantage of the fresh, off the cob stuf ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Voting open for $15K Strong Communities Award, Warren Cultural Center finalist

    Voting is now open at www.fhlbforcommunity.com for the Strong Communities Award from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines — a $15,000 that honors ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • ServSafe class to be held in August

    ServSafe, the national certification program for food service managers, will be held Aug. 11 at ISU Extension and Outreach, Montgomery County, in Red ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Jack Hatch to visit Creston

    Iowa State Sen. Jack Hatch will be visiting Creston Saturday at the Democratic Coordinated Campaign Office, 119 N. Elm St.
    July 24, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Creston woman elected to state party post

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Third Congressional District Democratic Party Convention was held in Council Bluffs in April and at that convention eight members ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Children to discover, decide, defend at vacation Bible school

    Children are invited to vacation Bible school 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday at Crest Baptist Church, 1211 N. Poplar St. Children who have co ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program available

    Union County Child Care Center sponsors the Child and Adult Care Food Program. This includes Union County Child Care Center (I Think I Can) main cente ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Ice cream social Wednesday

    Macksburg Methodist Church is hosting an ice cream social 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. A free-will offering will be collected. Homemade ice cream and pie ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Part 2: Homecoming for Barnetts

    Daniel Barnett and his wife Ann started their relationship as high school sweethearts. They met in their youth group at First Baptist Church in Cresto ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • McKinley Park Festival scheduled Saturday

    It's the time of year again when Creston is host to another local festival. McKinley Park Festival is scheduled for Saturday, and is filled with event ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Iowa Learning Farms to host pasture improvement field day in Decatur County

    AMES —Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 31. The field day will focus on pasture improvement and includes ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Three weeks left to apply for SBA disaster loans

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) small, nonfarm businesses in Iowa counties have until Aug. 11 to apply ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Fyock receives Iowa Grocers Education Foundation Scholarship

    Audrey Fyock, a 2014 graduate of Creston High School, has been awarded the Iowa Grocers Education Foundation Scholarship through the Iowa Grocers Educ ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • First National Bank volunteers help Habitat for Humanity

    On July 1 and 2, a group of men from First National Bank of Creston pitched in to do the sidewalks around house No. 5 for Habitat for Humanity of Unio ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • 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)