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  • More attempted burglaries in Creston

    Quik Pawn and Check 'n Go are the latest targets in what Creston Police believe may be a related string of burglaries at local businesses.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Branstad: 2015 devoted to better roads, Internet capability

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad said Tuesday that he plans to spend this year working to improve Iowa’s roads and Internet infrastructure and to ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Obama wants to remove barriers to greater broadband access

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration wants to provide greater access to fast Internet broadband service in towns and cities across the country b ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Missing Afton teenagers found in California

    Three Afton teenagers were found and charged after they were reported missing Jan. 5 and 6. Accordin ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • ISU researcher conducts study to test modified bananas

    AMES (AP) — An Iowa State researcher plans to test genetically modified bananas on a select group of students at the university, though some people ha ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Ohio bartender accused of threatening to kill John Boehner

    CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Free grant writing seminar offered in Adair County

    GREENFIELD — Empowering Adair County Foundation (EACF) is hosting a free grant writing seminar at three different locations Jan. 28.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Munchkins and Moolah program to be offered online

    “Munchkins and Moolah: Teaching Preschoolers to Share, Save and Spend” is the title of an online workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Out ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Police chief urges precaution after recent burglaries

    Creston Chamber of Commerce and Creston Police are encouraging area businesses to take extra precaution after two burglaries occured in Creston within ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Library board approves another contract with Houk

    On Monday, Creston Library Board voted to sign another contract with Mandy Houk of Marketing Kinetics — a strategic marketing firm from Lamoni.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Tough Mudder to add tear gas obstacle to its events in 2015

    LONDON (AP) — For many, just the thought of running 12 miles (19 kilometers) over mounds of mud and through pools of ice water is enough to make them ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Pot seized, Iowan arrested in Nebraska, patrol says

    KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — More than 35 pounds of marijuana has been seized and an Iowa resident has been arrested after a traffic stop in south-central Neb ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Final 2014 crop report shows record corn and soybean harvest

    DES MOINES (AP) — Farmers set new corn and soybean records last year, harvesting the largest crops ever as a cool summer allowed the plants to mature ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Romney talking to supporters about 3rd White House bid

    ATLANTA (AP) — Mitt Romney and his wife reached out to former staff and supporters in key states over the weekend, making contact just hours after sho ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Deer hunters wrap up 2014-15 season

    Iowa’s deer hunting season came to a close over the weekend with the conclusion of the late muzzleloader season and late archery split Jan. 10.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:54 am
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