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  • Bus barn construction underway

    Construction is underway for the Creston School District’s bus barn. “A majority of the site prep is ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • 4-H participants receive $500 ‘Future Discovery Award’ from LAS

    AMES — Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has presented eight “Future Discovery Awards” to 4-H participants at the 2014 Iowa ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Southern Prairie YMCA Balloon Days 5K set

    Southern Prairie YMCA's Balloon Days 5K walk/run will be 8 a.m. Sept. 20 at McKinley Park. Same-day registration and packet pick-up will be 7 to 7:30 ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Loudon named fifth place all-around winner 2014 AJCA NJHS

    PLATTE CITY, Mo. — Tyler Loudon of Creston placed fifth in the all-around competition at the 2014 American Junior Chianina Association National Junior ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Three pianists to take the stage

    CORNING — Three pianists will perform original compositions 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Corning Opera House Cultural Center. All three artists, Joseph Akins ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Aug. 6.Canasta winners were Maxine May, fir ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 18-22Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 14, 2014, the 226th day of the year. There are 139 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this wee ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 7:37 am
  • Iowa governor candidates meet for first debate

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch are set to face off in their first debate.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • New art exhibit on display at Warren Cultural Center

    GREENFIELD — The Warren Cultural Center presents “Alchemy: Transforming Historic Copper into Art,” a solo exhibit of artwork featuring copper salvaged ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Backpacks to be given away

    Two-hundred backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away 4 p.m. Saturday at the tent located at the corner of Highway 34 and Sumner. This ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Absentee voting starts Monday for PPEL continuation

    Absentee voting for the Creston High School Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) is slated for Aug. 18. Voters can stop in to the Union County Cou ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Tour: Spartan Court at Southwestern nearly complete

    As the last touch-ups are completed and the final papers are signed for the completion of Southwestern Community College’s newest student housing buil ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Adair County Republicans to host campaign fundraiser

    GREENFIELD — Republican Party of Adair County will be hosting a fundraiser for the campaigns of Brian Rohrig, R-Orient, and Ralph Lents, R-Menlo, who ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Wallace Foundation, ISU to Host Neely-Kinyon Field Day Aug. 26

    GREENFIELD — The public is invited to attend the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm Field Day 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm near Greenfield ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:45 pm
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