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  • Next legislative coffee Saturday

    Creston Chamber of Commerce would like to invite the public to attend the upcoming legislative coffee Saturday at the congregate meal site at the rest ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Annual spring burns to benefit wildlife

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources plans to conduct prescribed burns on select wildlife areas in Ringgold, Union, Decatur, Adair and Adams count ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • 4-H Spotlight

    Tyler PearsonWiggles and Wags 4-H ClubHomeschool, seventh gradeWhat has been your best memory in 4-H ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Adair County Fair trophy donors sought

    GREENFIELD — A large group of individuals and businesses have stepped forward as 4-H and FFA trophy donors and showmanship banner sponsors for the Ada ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Auctioneer Davidson advances to state fair competition

    DES MOINES – This year’s Iowa Auctioneers Association annual convention held Feb. 6-8 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny was jam-packed with clas ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • ScrapFest, vendor fair to be held Saturday

    GREENFIELD — The annual ScrapFest Event is will also include a vendor fair this year. Both events will happen 9 a.m. to midnight Saturday in the lower ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:17 pm
  • Country Life Center featured in new Iowa tourism TV spots

    ORIENT — The Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center, 2773 290th St., Orient, is featured in this year’s Iowa Tourism marketing campaign. With a unique n ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • St. Malachy singers earn honors at contest

    The sixth grade singers from St. Malachy School recently earned high honors at the Southwest Iowa Choral Directors Middle School Solo/Ensemble/Large G ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:17 pm
  • House, Senate continue education funding negotiation

    DES MOINES (AP) — Lawmakers from the Democratic-majority Senate and Republican-controlled House remain at odds over education funding.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Where will you see the fuel tax dollars at work?

    Union County Engineer Steve Akes said the county should start seeing a return on the fuel tax as early as April. He estimated the county could receive ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Transportation board considering reopening Buddy Holly crash

    CLEAR LAKE (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is looking into a request to reopen the investigation of the Iowa plane crash that killed m ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Ralls resigns as director of Gibson Memorial Library

    Creston Library Board voted 3-0 Monday evening to accept the resignation of Marilyn Ralls, director at Gibson Memorial Library, effective March 31.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email ad ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Iowa Senate panel OKs bill on state mental health facilities

    DES MOINES (AP) — State mental health facilities in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant could remain open this year under a bill approved Monday by a Senate p ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs

    IOWA CITY, (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
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