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  • Zoo day in Orient

    More than 40 children and parents were able to get an up close experience with five animals from the Blank Park Zoo Tuesday at the Orient Public Libra ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Afton City Council discusses energy options

    At Afton City Council meeting Tuesday, the council members met with Dave Peterson of JEO Consulting Group to discuss energy options for the town. Toni ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • 5 road construction projects identified for delay

    (MCT) — Five road construction projects have been identified for delay due to the potential loss of ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Firefighters respond to three-alarm fire in Thayer

    THAYER — Firefighters responded to a three-alarm house fire around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in rural Union County.
    July 9, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Clover Run winners announced

    GREENFIELD — Chris Nealy of West Des Moines and Allison Young of Elliott topped the 5K division of the Clover Run held July 4 in Greenfield. Nealy cov ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Adair County 4-H program to benefit from silent auction

    GREENFIELD — The Adair County 4-H program will be holding a silent auction again this year at Adair County Fair. Bids will be accepted beginning at 6 ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • USDA offers contract renewal to 
first conservation stewardship program participants

DES MOINES — The first participants of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) have from July 11 until Sept. 12 to renew their contracts and make ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Tyler Loudon places in the top at the 2014 Junior National Maine-Anjou Show

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The National Junior Maine-Anjou Show was hosted in Louisville, Ky., in conjunction with the National Junior Chianina Show and the Na ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Greater Regional to host Living and Working Well: Together open forum

    Greater Regional Medical Center is hosting a forum 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 15 in the Medical Arts Plaza Conference Room to create a dialog with bus ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Iowa Women in Agriculture annual conference to be held July 29

    "Bridging the Gap, It's Everyone's Ag" is the theme of the eighth annual Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference July 29 at the FFA Enrichment Center in ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Results from Creston Half Marathon/5K

    The inaugural Creston Half Marathon and 5k finished with 110 registered and 108 actual participants who represented seven states for the July 3 event.
    July 8, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Creston Library Board names new library

    Creston Library Board voted unanimously Monday evening on a name for the new library at Lincoln School. The name — Creston Area Library and Cultural C ...
    July 8, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • College news

    Buena Vista UniversitySTORM LAKE – Jill Tussey has been recognized as Faculty of the Year for Buena ...
    July 8, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • What's new at the 2014 Adair County Fair

    GREENFIELD — The Adair County Fair Board will be charging gate admission all five days of the Adair County Fair this year starting July 16.
    July 8, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Second swine facility construction application approved in Union County

    The number of empty seats at Monday's public hearing in the Union County Board of Supervisors gave a stronger message than the one representative spea ...
    July 8, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)