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  • Creston Schools Hall of Fame inductee: Russell Hobbs

    He was tall, having been a record-setting baskeball player at Peru State in his native state of Nebraska.
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Fourth annual Fête de Maїs to be held at French Icarian Village

    CORNING — Tickets are now on sale for the traditional Icarian fall supper, Fête de Maїs, on Friday at French Icarian Village, 2349 220th St., Corning.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • SWCC’s Wangberg receives Children’s Champion Award

    Terry Wangberg, early childhood program director at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) in Creston, has been named the 2014 Iowa Children’s Champion ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Events coming to Corning Opera House

    CORNING — Two events are coming to Corning Opera House Cultural Center, 800 Davis Ave., Corning, in October: ROUTE 66 and Dave Rudolph’s Family Spookt ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

    More than six million young people across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of Oct ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Woods among first to become certified elected municipal official

    Warren Woods, mayor for the city of Creston, is among five elected city officials to be awarded the Certified Elected Municipal Official (CEMO) design ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Taking flight

    Even though it is a small improvement, Iowa’s bird hunters are happy about moving in the right direction.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Body found in car identified as ISU student

    DES MOINES (AP) — A body found in the trunk of a car in Iowa City was identified Monday as that of an Iowa State University student missing for more t ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • 2 kidnapping attempts reported in Iowa

    GOWRIE (AP) — Authorities are investigating two attempted kidnappings reported in the same Iowa county.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • CHS calendar

    Sept. 29-Oct. 4MondayPicture retakes.4 p.m. seventh and eighth grade volleyball against Clarinda, he ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Braley and Ernst clash in first Iowa Senate debate

    INDIANOLA (AP) — The candidates in one of the closest Senate races in the nation faced off in a testy first debate in Iowa Sunday night, with Democrat ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • US consumer spending up 0.5 percent in August

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading int ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Become a Friend of 4-H Record Keeper

    GREENFIELD — Record-keeping skills are an important life skill. Many 4-H alumni credit their experiences keeping a 4-H record book with helping them m ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Reunion

    Gits ReunionThe Gits potluck reunion will be 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at the congregate meal site, restored Cr ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:51 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 29-Oct. 3Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 64 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 7:50 am
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