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  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 16-22MondayVarsity boys and girls track and field practice starts.6 p.m. School Board meeting, ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Artistic quilt exhibit on display at SWCC Library

    Throughout the month of February, the Creston Fabricators, a local arts and fibers club, has more than 30 artistic quilts on display at the Southweste ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Club news

    Chautauqua CircleThe GFWC Progressive Chautauqua Circle met Dec. 9 at Summit House for a tea party. ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsFeb. 16-20Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • College news

    Des Moines Area Community CollegeDES MOINES — Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Valentine's Day: A lesson in longevity and love

    As a youngster, Kyle Blevins would peruse through his relatives' photo collections and would consistently come across a picture of a young, smiling co ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • 'Unfortunate' situation: Seid advocates for local control in school start dates

    It's looking like it's going to be an Aug. 23 compromise when it comes to the school start date fiasco that has plagued the Iowa Legislature this legi ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Southwest Valley speech competes at state contest

    CORNING — Southwest Valley speech students competed at state contest Feb. 7 at West Des Moines Valley.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Annual soil health conference to be held Feb. 24

    LENOX — Taylor County Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD), in conjunction with S.A.R.E., and Adams, Ringgold and Union counties SWCD will host their an ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • SWCC vocal jazz to be featured at Warren Center

    GREENFIELD — Top-flight vocal talent from Southwestern Community College will grace the stage at Warren Cultural Center, 154 Public Square, Greenfield ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Estate, retirement planning seminar offered

    An estate and retirement planning seminar will be held 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Afton Care Center, 508 W. Pearl St., Afton. Special guest speaker ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Sign up for Family Storyteller program

    Union County Extension is holding a Family Storyteller program. This is a six-week literacy program for preschoolers and their families.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Lawmakers consider permitting more fireworks sales in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — July 4th celebrations could get colorful in Iowa under proposed legislation that would legalize more fireworks sales in the state.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Iowa Senate panel gives preliminary OK to fuel tax increase

    DES MOINES (AP) — A bill to hike Iowa’s fuel tax to pay for road improvements got preliminary approval Wednesday in the Iowa Senate.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • House panel turns down bill on mountain lion protection

    DES MOINES (AP) — A House panel on Wednesday declined to advance a bill that would have made it illegal in many instances to kill a mountain lion in I ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
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