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  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Sept. 11, 2014, the 254th day of the year. There are 111 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this we ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • Professional recommended for city mural

    The bare, white retaining walls along South Elm Street in Creston are like an open canvas for Creston: Arts Council. What do they have planned for thi ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • BNSF agreement fails, two-man crews stay

    An agreement between Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Worker ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • 9/11 commemoration begins with bell toll

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Gibson Memorial Library receives statewide grant

    Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a statewide outreach campaign to promote careers and training in advanced manufacturing, announced Gibson Memorial Lib ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Prescott United Church to host fish fry

    PRESCOTT — Prescott United Church will be serving a meal in the park Saturday after the SeptemberFest parade. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Harbour Lights in concert at Orient church

    ORIENT — Harbour Lights, a southern gospel quartet, will appear in concert 5 p.m. Sunday at Orient Plymouth Congregational Church, 311 W. First St., O ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Artist agrees to create another freedom rock

    CEDAR FALLS (AP) — A Greenfield artist known for painting patriotic scenes on large boulders has agreed to create another freedom rock in Cedar Falls.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Witness describes shooting at Iowa courthouse

    DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa man who was killed during a public meeting shot at a county official despite numerous pleas from a group to put the gun down ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • In a flash

    A storm system that dumped between 2 and 6 inches of rainfall across southwest Iowa Tuesday evening has moved out of the state this morning.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • International food fair to be held Sunday

    The Holy Spirit Food Fair will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Malachy School, 403 W. Clark St.Tickets ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Iowa Learning Farms to host field day at Dennis Lundy farm, Adair County

    AMES — Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) is hosting a cover crop field day noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Dennis Lundy farm, 2091 Indian Ave., Fontanelle.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Adair County Health System to host health care forum for business leaders

    GREENFIELD — Adair County Health System is hosting a forum Sept. 16 to create a dialogue with business leaders and community stakeholders regarding th ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Nawab joins Greater Regional medical staff

    Greater Regional Medical Center welcomes Qurrat-Ul-Ain “Annie” Nawab, M.D., to the Greater Regional medical staff. Nawab is a board certified internal ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Eblen soil conservation poster contest winner

    Morgan Eblen, currently a ninth grader at Creston High School, was the Division 4 (grade 7-9) 2014 State Soil Conservation Poster Contest winner. Eble ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Reader Poll

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