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  • The Conservation Station is coming to town

    AMES —The Conservation Station is coming to the Union County Fair 1 to 5 p.m. July 22. The fairgrounds are located at 901 E. Filmore in Afton.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Creston becomes Iowa's fifth connected community

    Creston is only the fifth community in the state of Iowa to receive this honor. Ellen Gerharz, executive director at Creston Chamber of Commerce, anno ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Little Free Library gaining attention locally

    Little Free Library, a grassroots movement promoting literacy and a sense of community, is gaining attention in Creston. With at least three locations ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 21-25Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 9.Canasta winners were Wanda Nash, fir ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Bill Riley Talent Search coming to Afton, Creston

    DES MOINES — The Bill Riley Talent Search will be held as part of the Union County Fair 3 p.m. Sunday at Union County Fairgrounds in Afton. Another wi ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Union County Fair Open Textile, Quilting Department seeking entries

    Union County Fair Open Textile and Quitting Department seeks entries for judging 1 p.m. Monday. Check-in time is 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 8 to 11 a.m. M ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • College news

    Drake UniversityDES MOINES — The following area residents graduated from Drake University at the con ...
    July 16, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Creston mayor searching for new councilperson

    This month, Creston Mayor Warren Woods will be searching for a new Creston City Council member. The ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • SWCC's chief financial officer leaving

    Southwestern Community College is losing another staff member. Teresa Krejci, the college's chief financial officer, is leaving the college. Her last ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Canned good entries being accepted for Union County Fair

    Area residents are invited to enter canned goods and/or frozen jams, jellies or spreads in the canned good department competition at the Union County ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Andreasen achieves senior master technician

    Bob King, field service engineer with Ford Motor Company, stopped by Creston Automotive to recognize Brian Andreasen with his senior master technician ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Adair County Health System Launches My ACHS Portal

    GREENFIELD — Adair County Health System (ACHS) announced the launch of a patient portal, giving patients secure online access to their medical informa ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • FBLA students attend National Leadership Conference

    Ten members of Creston Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) spent June 29 through July competing in eight different events at the National Leader ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Before I die I want to...

    What’s important to you? Around the globe, people are answering that question on public installation ...
    July 15, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)