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  • Criminal charges 'not warranted' against Steve Green

    Former Creston Water Works General Manager Steve Green will not face any criminal charges according to a letter from the Iowa Attorney General’s Offic ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Pilot recycling program to launch in Creston this spring

    Recycling those old Creston News Advertisers is going to become a lot easier for about 200 Creston residents this March as the city begins a curbside ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Prime Time Connection luncheon planned

    Creston Prime Time Connected, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to a luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at First United Me ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Special event happening at Cromwell Church

    CROMWELL — A special event will begin 6:30 p.m. today at Cromwell Congregational United Church of Christ. United Church of Christ Iowa Conference Mini ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Jerusalem to host Lenten study

    Jerusalem United Methodist Church, located at 1965 REA Road, is hosting a Lenten Bible study titled "The Lord is Our Salvation," beginning 6 p.m. Ash ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Macksburg Methodist Church to host pancake supper

    MACKSBURG — Macksburg United Methodist Church will host a pancake supper 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Free will offering will be collected.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Quiet zone: City awaits FRA approval on object marker plans

    The train whistles are still blowing in uptown Creston. That's because progress on the traffic safety improvements required for the Quiet Zone has bee ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Don't stress: Missing ACT exams found at Iowa grocery store

    DES MOINES (AP) — Stressed-out students who thought their completed ACT exams had gone missing can relax: The nearly 200 college-entrance exams they c ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Feb. 5, the 36th day of the year. There are 329 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Feb. ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Man dead, woman hospitalized after house fire in Atlantic

    ATLANTIC (AP) — Authorities say a man was found dead and a woman was hospitalized after fire at a house in the western Iowa city of Atlantic.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • GOP 2016 hopefuls to attend Iowa agriculture summit

    DES MOINES (AP) — Seven potential GOP presidential candidates plan to attend a summit in Iowa that will focus on agricultural issues.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Creston, Afton VFW discuss merging posts

    Creston Veterans of Foreign Affairs (VFW) Post 1797 is actively working with Afton VFW Post 8882 on merging the two posts together to help strengthen ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • Franchise fee doesn't pass second reading

    The city's proposed franchise fee failed to pass the second reading Tuesday evening. Creston City Council voted 4-3 against the fee with "no" votes co ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Free screenings offered at Ringgold County Hospital

    MOUNT AYR — In an effort to support healthy living in southwest Iowa, Ringgold County Hospital will be once again offering free cholesterol screenings ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity benefit dance to be held on Valentine’s Day

    Bring your Valentine to the Chicken Inn 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14. The Chicken Inn is located three miles west of Creston on Highway 34.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
    Yes, if needed
    No. More money should be put toward mental health, not less
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