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  • UPS honors Iowa drivers for 25 years of safe driving

    DES MOINES — UPS has announced 11 elite drivers from Iowa are among 1,445 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • FSQA training scheduled for Adair, Union County 4-H’ers

    Teaching youths to produce safe and quality food is a major emphasis of both the 4-H and FFA programs.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • USDA adds EQIP signup cutoff deadline – April 17

    DES MOINES — Iowa farmers have another opportunity to receive conservation planning and financial assistance through USDA this year. The Natural Resou ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Kinkade attends Heart of America Congress

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brian Kinkade of Creston attended the Heart of America Contact Lens and Primary Care Congress.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • 10-cent fuel tax increase moving ahead in Iowa Legislature

    DES MOINES (AP) — A plan to hike the state's fuel tax by 10 cents kept moving quickly through the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Monday, Ludwig square off over carpet cleaning

    A disagreement over a carpet cleaning bill was finalized during Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting at the Union County Courthouse.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Iowa Senate panel OKs minimum wage increase

    DES MOINES (AP) — A bill to boost Iowa's minimum wage won preliminary approval in the Iowa Senate Tuesday, though it may face hurdles in the state Hou ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • College class availability at CHS brought to the forefront

    Issues were raised about high school students taking college classes during the regularly scheduled meeting for Creston School Board Monday at Creston ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Budget: City levy doesn't budge in FY2016

    The city's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-16 was released Tuesday evening and they will have the same tax asking ($2.3 million) and levy ($13.94 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Rep. Young visits Creston during district work period

    On a week break from his duties in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. David Young, R-Van Meter, is touring his 3rd Congressional District.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Supreme Court justices coming to Creston

    You will want a seat at Creston High School auditorium March 9. Why? Iowa Supreme Court will be holding oral arguments for a case currently on file wi ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • College news

    University of Central MissouriWARRENSBURG, MO. — Megan D. Birchard of Creston graduated from the Uni ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity Valentine benefit rocks Harveys’ Chicken Inn

    Saturday evening more than 120 people danced at Harveys' Chicken Inn. Habitat for Humanity of Union County raised almost $2,500 this year, while danci ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Rural Practice Committee to hold meeting in Creston Tuesday

    A Rural Practice Committee meeting will be held Tuesday in Creston. There will be a meet and greet at 11:45 a.m. at A&G Pizza, Steakhouse and Lounge, ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Shopko Foundation makes donation to Nodaway Valley

    GREENFIELD — This past holiday season, Shopko Hometown collected signatures from customers as part of its Help Us Give Back initiative, a program that ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
    Yes, if needed
    No. More money should be put toward mental health, not less
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