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  • Honoring those who never make it home

    Mommies of Angels — a pregnancy awareness and infant loss support group in Creston— is collecting donated wedding gowns. However, it won’t be a bride ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Dec. 4, the 338th day of the year. There are 27 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Dec. ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • US judge strikes down Iowa's flag abuse laws

    DES MOINES (AP) — A federal judge struck down Iowa laws that ban the desecration of the American flag, ruling Wednesday that they criminalize free spe ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Flu vaccine may be less effective this winter

    NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illn ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Quick news

    Green’s court date set for Monday in Wayne Co.Former Creston Water Works General Manager Steve Green ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Presents for People We Care About accepting donations

    It's that time of year again. Creston Schools will once again be participating in "Presents for People We Care About." This will be the week of Dec. 1 ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • New beef performance class added to 2015 Adair County Fair

    GREENFIELD — 4-H and FFA county fair beef exhibitors will want to check out the new class added to the 2015 county fair beef show. In an effort to inc ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Adair County 4-H, FFA to weigh beef Dec. 29

    GREENFIELD — Market beef weigh-in for Adair County 4-H and FFA members has been set for Dec. 29 at Adair County Fairgrounds in Greenfield. All market ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • FFA members attend leadership conference

    Two hundred twelve degrees (212 degrees) – the temperature at which water boils – was the theme for the Iowa FFA fall leadership conference held at th ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Business grows in Iowa

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz and Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Director Debi Durham announced that through a partner ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Branstad orders flags be lowered to honor Alons

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered that all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff in honor of state Rep. Dwayne Alons.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • There's no place like Creston for the holidays

    What has become a family tradition for Crestonians over the past six years will continue to bring holiday cheer to town Thursday through Dec. 21 durin ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Branstad hails Christie's veto of hog crate ban

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday praised Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a ban on crates for sows but says the New Jersey Republican ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Supervisors approve two-year contract for engineer

    The Union County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a new contract at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday for Union County Engineer Steve ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Public meets in Iowa to discuss oil pipeline

    FORT MADISON (AP) — Supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline that would cut across Iowa heard from officials Monday as they tried to answer ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Creston City Council is considering implementing a franchise fee on all Alliant gas and electric customers within city limits? What percentage should they set the franchise fee at?
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