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  • Presentation on sex education, the church to be held Sunday

    Trinity Lutheran Church, 800 N. Sumner, will host a special presentation by Linda Bartlett, the author of "The Failure of Sex Education in the Church. ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • Kiwanis Coat Drive planned

    The annual Kiwanis Coat Drive giveaway will be held 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • Iowa community colleges receive federal grant to support job training efforts

    An innovative plan developed by Iowa’s community colleges to train thousands of workers in high-demand fields is being recognized with a $15 million g ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Halloween art show planned

    A Halloween art show will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Graphic Displays Custom Signs, Shirts and Framing, 101 W. Taylor St. Admission is free with c ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Fire prevention focus on smoke alarms

    While the temperature outside drops slowly now that autumn is here, Creston Fire Department is promoting Fire Prevention Week. The theme for 2014's Fi ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 2:29 pm
  • Interest spikes in absentee voting

    If you are looking for an opportunity to vote on your own time, avoid the crowd on Election Day or cast your ballot from the comfort of your home, abs ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • DNR investigates manure spill in Guthrie County

    “When we receive the absentee vote, we check it in with the state, then it is locked in our safe until the absentee board starts their count Nov. 4,” ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Supervisors seats feature most competitive local races

    As the national and gubernatorial races grab a lot of attention for television ads and time in the state and national spotlight, the Creston News Adve ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Preschool tuition scholarships available for eligible families

    Through 4Rkids Early Childhood Iowa Area, assistance with the cost of preschool may be available for eligible families.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • Program to discuss Medicare plans

    Recently, 82 Union County residents were notified their United Healthcare Medicare Advantage plans will not be offered in 2014. Greater Regional Medic ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Adair County 4-H’ers top finishers at Ak-Sar-Ben

    GREENFIELD — Heath Downing, Nodaway Valley junior and son of Steve and Karen Downing of Creston, exhibited at Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Show. Overall champ ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • David Wilcox III joins Garden & Associates – Engineers and Surveyors in Oskaloosa

    OSKALOOSA — Garden & Associates, Ltd., an Iowa based engineering and surveying company, announces David Wilcox III has joined the staff in Oskaloosa.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Precision Optical acquires Opticote

    Locally-owned and operated Precision Optical, which is located at the junction of Highway 34 and South Elm Street, recently acquired the Franklin Park ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • City council: Borgmann named new library board member

    Creston Library Board has a new member. Josh Borgmann was appointed by Creston City Council Tuesday evening to fill the vacancy on the city's library ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Adams County to celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

    CORNING — More than six million young people across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11. National 4-H Week is an annual celebration ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:54 pm
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