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  • ISSB offering $50K toward Lincoln School site

    Iowa State Savings Bank CEO and Chairman Karl W. Knock announced this morning that Iowa State Savings Bank is prepared to donate $50,000 to be used fo ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Aug. 18-23TodayProfessional development/workshops6 p.m. Board meeting, boardroom.TuesdayProfessional ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Iowa governor candidates meet for first debate

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad presented himself as an experienced workhorse while Democratic challenger Jack Hatch pledged to bring ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Matt Schultz to run for Madison County attorney

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz is a candidate for Madison County attorney in November.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Beam me up, Sherman!

    For graphic artist Carol Sherman of Kansas City, Mo., Creston is where she grew her passion for art. Sherman, a Creston native who graduated from Cres ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • 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 - 11:57 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
  • Reader Poll

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