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  • New report shows local food economy continues to expand in Iowa

    AMES — Iowa’s local food economy is growing more vigorously than expected, according to a two‐year evaluation from the Leopold Center for Sustainable ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) elects Pantini to vice president position

    MORAVIA — At the annual business meeting of the Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI), the membership elected Wayne J. Pantini, Certified Economic Dev ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Adair County 4-H’ers earn special honors

    GREENFIELD — Anna Horn of Stuart was challenged to take advantage of the opportunities that life provides as she was presented the prestigious Danfort ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • ACT prep course available at SWCC

    The TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program at Southwestern Community College is offering free ACT test prep courses for all ETS high school part ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Creston mealsDec. 8-12Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Club news

    Crest Area for LifeCrest Area for Life met 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at Holy Spirit hall. President Meg Craw ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Dec. 8-13Monday4 p.m. eighth grade girls basketball against West Central Valley, here, middle school ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • US adds 321,000 jobs, the most in nearly 3 years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of U.S. hiring in November — the most in nearly three years — added 321,000 jobs and provided the latest evidence that the U ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Technology allows commuters to see location of state snowplows

    Iowa residents now have the technology to see where every Iowa Department of Transportation snowplow and live camera views of road conditions from the ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Afton electricity rates increase in new year

    AFTON — Afton residents and commercial businesses will pay 7 percent more for electricity next year.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Present dropoff locations available

    Creston High School EAST program is helping collect items for Presents for People We Care About. Individuals may drop off donations at the following l ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Surviving the Holidays seminar planned

    If you’re separated or divorced, the holidays can be a lonely, stressful and depressing time. But there’s hope. Join others at Crest Baptist Church, 1 ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • God's Outreach Deliverance to give away Christmas items

    The second annual Greatest Love event is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at Supertel Inn and Conference Center, 800 Laurel St., Creston. Everyone is welco ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Creston to host Home Base Iowa event

    The Union County Home Base Iowa Taskforce has been designated as a Home Base Iowa Community. A local press event will be held 10 a.m. Dec. 11 at the G ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Norman Lear to visit Greenfield Dec. 13

    GREENFIELD — Legendary Hollywood writer/producer Norman Lear will return to Greenfield Dec. 13, celebrating the 45th anniversary of the filming of his ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Reader Poll

    Creston City Council is considering implementing a franchise fee on all Alliant gas and electric customers within city limits? What percentage should they set the franchise fee at?
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