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  • National VFW essay contest under way

    Each year, nearly 140,000 high school and middle school students participate in the VFW's Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen essay contests.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • READS program needs volunteers

    Creston Schools READS program is in need of volunteers. This is a reading program for first graders. Volunteers read for 30 minutes a week with their ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Quick news: Branstad to visit Greenfield Monday

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will make a campaign stop at The Corner coffee shop in Greenfield 5 p.m. Monday. Branstad currently has a 22-point lead over ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • A holiday extravaganza

    Creston News Advertiser and local businesses are joining forces to host an inspiring holiday extravaganza 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Southwestern Community Col ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Stone to present portrait of Iowa

    Freelance writer/photographer Larry Stone, former outdoor writer with the Des Moines Register, will present the program “Iowa: Portrait of the Land,” ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • CHS calendar

    Oct. 20-26Monday6 p.m. Board meeting, boardroom.Tuesday7:30 p.m. varsity volleyball at Red Oak.Wedne ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Club news

    Creston Lions ClubCreston Lions Club met Oct. 7 at The Pizza Ranch. Club President Ron Dunphy called ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsOct. 20-24Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Pi and Beta Kappa chapters continue convention planning

    Sherri Nissen, Pi Chapter, and Lois Frederick, Karen Tussey and Diane Burgmaier, Beta Kappa Chapter, of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, m ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • God's Portion to be celebrated Saturday

    On Saturday, Oct. 18, Cromwell Congregational United Church of Christ will be holding its 67th annual God's Portion Day.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • A fresh pick: Ladoga LaBlanche Orchard near Bedford is open

    A southern Iowa man is working to make the fruits of his labor profitable and give visitors a tranquil experience on his 10-acre orchard.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Creston Fire Dept. hosting annual Band of Brotherhood 5K

    Creston Fire Department is hosting its third annual Band of Brotherhood 5K and firefighter hike Saturday, and more than 80 people are registered for t ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • 2014 Adams County AKSARBEN 4-H Livestock Show results

    Four Adams County 4-H'ers exhibited livestock at the 87th AKSARBEN Youth Livestock Exposition, Sept. 25-28 in Omaha, Neb.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • South Central FFA chapters host more than 400 members

    More than 400 members from 22 schools gathered at Clarke County Fairgrounds in Osceola Sept. 30 to participate in five different events – livestock, h ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Local Angus breeder recognized for sustained efforts to improve cow productivity

    Double K Ranch in Afton recently re-enrolled in the American Angus Association’s MaternalPlus program as a commitment to making genetic improvements i ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
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