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  • U.S. Cellular will reward $1 million to teachers

    U.S. Cellular will donate $1 million to fund classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program. Iowa public school teachers are encouraged t ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Lincoln-to-Seldin: 37 speak at Tuesday's public hearing

    Thirty seven people — 12 for selling the Lincoln School property to Seldin Company and 25 against — spoke during a two-hour public hearing in the meal ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Funding available for small business in Adams County

    CORNING — Have an idea for a small business? Perhaps you already have one and would like to expand? Do you have a business plan? Perhaps you need assi ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Summer day camps well attended

    Union County Extension, in partnership with its AmeriCorps members, hosted eight different day camps for youths throughout the summer.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Expanded story: Council sells Lincoln School to Seldin Company

    Creston City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday evening in favor of selling the Lincoln School property to Seldin Company of Omaha, Neb., for $10,000.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • No arrest for Gov. Perry, but mug shot to be taken

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge opted Monday not to issue an arrest warrant against Gov. Rick Perry, but the Republican still faces the unflatterin ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Unemployment rate increases slightly in Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state agency says Iowa's unemployment rate rose slightly in July to 4.5 percent.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Commission to vote on Iowa water rules

    DES MOINES (AP) — The commission that oversees water quality regulations in Iowa is considering adoption of rules that align state regulations with th ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Humor, caregiver advice topic of support group meeting

    This Thursday's meeting of the Creston Area Parkinson Disease Support Group will have two breakout sessions.The sessions will be 10 a.m. at Crest Bapt ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Results: DeBoer Family Disc Golf Tournament

    Twenty-two people participated in the fifth annual DeBoer Family Disc Golf Tournament held Saturday at McKinley Park.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • United Church of Christ partners with Food Bank of Iowa

    United Church of Christ (UCC) Congregational Church is getting a helping hand through a new partnership.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Public hearing on Lincoln School sale moved to mealsite

    A public hearing for the sale of Lincoln School is expected to draw at least 50 Crestonians to the Creston City Council meeting Tuesday evening.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • ISSB offering $50K toward Lincoln School site

    Iowa State Savings Bank CEO and Chairman Karl W. Knock announced this morning that Iowa State Savings Bank is prepared to donate $50,000 to be used fo ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Aug. 18-23TodayProfessional development/workshops6 p.m. Board meeting, boardroom.TuesdayProfessional ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Iowa governor candidates meet for first debate

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad presented himself as an experienced workhorse while Democratic challenger Jack Hatch pledged to bring ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should one-man crews be allowed on BNSF railways?