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  • Iowa Senate panel OKs bill on hunting apprenticeship

    DES MOINES (AP) — A Senate panel has approved a bill that would make it easier for adults in Iowa to try out hunting before getting a hunting license.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission vote ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • Community Lenten services continue

    The next community Lenten service sponsored by Union County Ministerial Alliance will be 5 p.m. Sunday at Life Church Assembly of God, 417 Wyoming Ave ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Creston area Bloodmobile collects 101 units

    Creston area Bloodmobile was held Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. One hundred six people presented to donate, 10 people were deferred and five gave ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • SWCC offers additional scholarships for students

    The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Education Foundation is offering an additional ten annual scholarships, through the H. Dale and Lois Bright ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Child care provider training scheduled

    Child care providers and interested parents or grandparents are invited to an upcoming professional development opportunity in Creston. The workshop, ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • College news

    Iowa WesternCommunity CollegeCOUNCIL BLUFFS — Iowa Western Community College officials announced tha ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to host dinner

    Cromwell Women's Fellowship is hosting a dinner noon March 5 at Cromwell Church. The public is welcome.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • School bullying legislation advances in Iowa Legislature

    DES MOINES (AP) — Legislation aimed at reducing school bullying in Iowa advanced in the Legislature on Wednesday, but it remains unclear if it will ha ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Senate panel OKs bill on higher speed limit for highways

    DES MOINES (AP) — The speed limit could be increased to 75 mph on some Iowa highways under a measure a Senate panel approved Wednesday.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Vilsack: Smartphones could tell consumers what's in food

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: u ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Feb. 26, the 57th day of the year. There are 308 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Feb. ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • NVHS student wins state volunteer award for greenhouse

    GREENFIELD — In less than a year, a greenhouse at Nodaway Valley High School was built, the brain child of Nodaway Valley senior Mark Baudler. But, it ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • CHS play 'Alice in Wonderland' opens Friday

    Creston High School Drama Department will present its production of “Alice in Wonderland” Friday and Saturday at CHS auditorium.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • NWS: Creston to receive 2 to 5 inches of snowfall today

    National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for the entire Creston News Advertiser coverage area from 3 to 9 p.m. today.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • 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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