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  • MATURA offers low-income home energy assistance

    Applications will be taken starting Nov. 1 for the 2014-2015 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. This program is funded by the Department of He ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Cromwell Women's dinner to be held Nov. 6

    The first Cromwell Women’s dinner of the season will be held noon Nov. 6 at Cromwell Church.Menu wil ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Election Day dinner set

    Prescott United Church will host an Election Day dinner 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.Menu includes hot beef s ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • St. John's Church to host soup supper

    St. John's United Church of Christ, 601 S. Maple St., is hosting an all-you-can-eat soup supper 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Ringgold County Conservation offers Turkey Trails

    MOUNT AYR — Join Ringgold County Conservation Board Director Kate Zimmerman for Turkey Trails 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Fife’s Grove Park in Shady Oak ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Lionne Designs jewelry sale fundraiser sponsored by GRMC Auxiliary

    Greater Regional Auxiliary will host a Lionne Designs jewelry sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Medical Arts Plaza Conference Room at Greater Regio ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Iowa man faces murder charge in girlfriend's death

    SHENANDOAH (AP) — A southwest Iowa man has been charged with first-degree murder in the 2009 death of his girlfriend.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Oct. 30, 2014, the 303rd day of the year. There are 62 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Habitat for Humanity completes fifth house

    A "house blessing" was held Friday at the newly-constructed Habitat for Humanity house on 600 W. Montgomery St. in Creston. This is the fifth house bu ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Deadline to seed winter hardy cover crops extended to Nov. 15

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and State Agronomist Barb Stewart with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • An Evening to pay tribute to music of John Denver

    CORNING — ‘An Evening’ has been delighting audiences and re-introducing tens of thousands of Midwestern folks to the music of John Denver. An Evening ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Angel Flight comes through Creston airport

    The exchange didn't take long. An 11-year-old girl from Lamar, Mo., and her mother hopped out of a plane Tuesday afternoon at Creston Municipal Airpor ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Attorney in cancer hoax case seeks venue change

    ATLANTIC (AP) — The attorney for an Iowa mother accused of lying about her daughter's cancer diagnosis has requested a change of venue for her trial.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Hatch back on air with TV ad

    DES MOINES (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jack Hatch is back on television with a new ad.H ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 1:55 pm
  • A Royal Rejuvenation

    They may be the most improbable World Series champions since another team lacking national star power, the 2003 Florida Marlins.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Reader Poll

    Did the grand jury make the right decision Monday in the Darren Wilson/Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri?
    Not sure