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  • Atlantic mom takes deal in cancer case

    ATLANTIC (AP) — Prosecutors say a western Iowa mother accused of lying about her young daughter's cancer diagnosis has accepted a plea deal.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Moving along: SWCC carpentry students working on third UCDA house

    The house at 501 S. Elm Street in Creston — currently being constructed by Union County Development Association (UCDA) and Southwestern Community Coll ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsNov. 17-21Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Club news

    The Book ClubThe Book Club met Nov. 3 at the home of Dorothy McNaught with President Shonda Deranlea ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center to host candy sale, holiday boutique

    ORIENT — Mark your calendars for the Holiday Boutique: Handcrafted in Iowa Nov. 20-22 at Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center, 2773 290th St., Orient. ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Southern Prairie YMCA joins national Giving Tuesday movement to encourage spending with a purpose

    Southern Prairie YMCA has joined Giving Tuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners — cha ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Bloodmobile set for Monday

    Creston Area Bloodmobile will be noon to 6 p.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 800 N. Sumner.To ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Creston High School students compete in auto skills contest

    Fourteen Creston High School students competed in the 23rd annual Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association (IADA) ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Autopsy report completed on ISU student

    AMES (AP) — A medical examiner’s office says an autopsy report has been completed on an Iowa State University student found dead in her car in Septemb ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Bin-buster harvest

    The finish line for the 2014 harvest is in sight for Doug Wallace and other area farmers, but questions still remain about how long farmers will be ho ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Creston Chamber celebrates 75th anniversary

    Creston Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 75th anniversary Tuesday evening at Supertel Inn and Conference Center.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Beef cow wintering workshop set for Tuesday

    CHARITON — As cold weather approaches, cattle producers start planning for winter and spring grazing, ration needs and heifer development in their bee ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Iowa Artist Showcase to be held at Warren Cultural Center

    GREENFIELD — Ed & Eva’s, located in the Warren Cultural Center on the Greenfield Square, will host an Iowa Artist Showcase 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Police arrest 3 following lockdown at Iowa college

    FORT DODGE (AP) — Authorities say three people have been arrested in connection to a lockdown at a community college campus in Fort Dodge.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Spacecraft sends lander toward comet

    DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, a speeding European spacecraft released a lander toward the icy, dusty surface of ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:25 am
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