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  • ISU Extension, Select Sires, Agrarian team up to offer advanced bull selection clinics

    KNOXVILLE — The columns of information in semen and bull sale catalogs seem to get larger and more complex every season. Genetics and genomics can cer ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Sign up for conservation planning assistance by Feb. 2

    Iowa producers and landowners who sign up for voluntary conservation planning assistance at the Greenfield Field Office by Feb. 2 will receive priorit ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Volunteer food bank, customer service workers needed

    Christiana Iyagbaye Sr. Memorial Foundation, a "caring and can-do" not-for-profit corporation, is in need of volunteers to work its food bank and char ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Iowa Sen. Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will s ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • City's franchise fee passes first reading

    The first reading of the city's franchise fee passed 4-3 Tuesday evening, despite strong push back from citizens and business owners.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Texas company applies for pipeline permit

    DES MOINES (AP) — A Texas company has formally asked the Iowa Utilities Board to approve plans for run an underground oil pipeline through Iowa.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Concerns raised about bullying within NV cheerleading squad

    GREENFIELD — Concerns about bullying within the Nodaway Valley cheerleading program were raised during the Nodaway Valley School Board's regularly sch ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • SWICO revitalizes discussion for Hwy 34 expansion

    The Southwest Iowa Coalition (SWICO) took the first step toward working with the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) to expand Highway 34 to four ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Obama challenges Republicans in State of Union speech

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans i ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Creston Arts to host social art studio

    Creston Arts will be hosting two social art studios this weekend: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday for individuals 21 and older; and 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday for all ag ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Friends of the Library to hold workshop

    Friends of the Library are having a workshop to qualify current Hy-Vee receipts. Working hours will be 10 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. We ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Private pesticide applicator re-certification class to be held Jan. 22

    CORNING — A private pesticide applicator re-certification (CIC) training has been set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Corning Community Center, 601 Sixth St ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Franchise fee would cost CHS $90K annually

    How much will your gas and electric bill rise this year? You can get a good idea Tuesday during Creston City Council's first reading of a proposed 5 p ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Saving Charlie

    Creston firefighters saved the life of a 3-year-old yellow lab named Charlie over the weekend.The re ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Volunteers needed

    Care Initiatives Hospice is looking for caring, compassionate people in the Creston area to become hospice volunteers.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:34 pm
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