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  • Corning’s $1.5 million fire station nearly complete

    CORNING — Construction is almost complete on Corning Fire Department's new station. Construction on the building has been happening since May 2014, bu ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Police official: Charlie Hebdo suspects dead, hostage freed

    PARIS (AP) — A police official on the scene of the standoff between two armed brothers suspected in the massacre at the Charlie Hebdo newsroom says th ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Presbyterian Church to host soup supper

    First Presbyterian Church, 702 W. Prairie, will host a homemade soup supper 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday.Co ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • UCC Church food distribution to be held Sundays

    Starting Sunday, Jan. 18, UCC Congregational Church, 501 W. Montgomery, will be distributing food from the food pantry 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Prime Time Connection luncheon planned

    Creston Prime Time Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries, invites all women to a luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at First United M ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Greater Regional Medical Center Auxiliary scholarship applications available

    Greater Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will be awarding five, $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing careers in health care in 2015. The Auxiliar ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Businessmen against city's proposed franchise fee

    Two businessmen voiced their opposition Tuesday evening to the 5 percent franchise fee currently being proposed by the city of Creston.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 8, the eighth day of the year. There are 357 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Local organizations take flu precautions

    This winter, influenza has hit particularly hard. But, local schools and day cares have taken precautions to prevent the spread of the influenza virus ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Union County eliminates bounty for gopher feet

    The Union County Board of Supervisors decided to nix the bounty for gopher feet during Friday's meeting at the Union County Courthouse.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Pro-marijuana group's suit against Iowa State will proceed

    DES MOINES (AP) — A judge is refusing to dismiss a lawsuit that claims Iowa State University has improperly barred a pro-marijuana student group from ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Fired Iowa school superintendent withdrew hearing request

    SHENANDOAH (AP) — A former Shenandoah school superintendent says health issues led him to end his fight to keep his job.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Branstad, lawmakers say funding for roads a top priority

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa’s legislative leaders want to work on funding for roads during the 2015 legislative session, but no one ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Farm accounting books available

    GREENFIELD — Adair County Extension has the “Better Farm Accounting” orange books in stock. The orange book is a popular tool used by farmers to track ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • USDA Rural Development to present revolving loan fund workshop

    DES MOINES — Bill Menner, USDA Rural Development state director in Iowa, announces agency staff will be presenting nine workshops in January to help r ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:24 am
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