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  • Ernst formally resigns from Iowa Senate

    DES MOINES (AP) — Following her election to the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst has resigned from the Iowa Senate and Gov. Terry Branstad has set a special el ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Throwback News

    Editor's note: This feature did not appear in last week because no newspaper was published on Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving Day). Therefore, we are running th ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Black Friday weekend slows down as allure fades

    NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday fatigue is setting in.Early discounting, more online shopping and a mix ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Schultz looks ahead to serving as county attorney

    DES MOINES (AP) — After four tumultuous years adamantly pursuing voter fraud and lobbying for voter identification, Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schul ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Cyber Monday gears up to get online shoppers hyped

    NEW YORK (AP) — After a busy holiday weekend in shopping malls, millions of Americans are expected to log on and keep shopping on the day dubbed Cyber ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Iowa communities consider merging school districts

    HAMBURG (AP) — Two communities in southwest Iowa are asking residents for approval to merge their school districts in response to years of dwindling s ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • CHS calendar

    Dec. 1-6Monday4 p.m. seventh grade girls basketball at Nodaway Valley Middle School (Greenfield); se ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Union County Home Base Iowa sponsors Veterans Support Fund Program

    The Union County Home Base Iowa (UCHBI) Taskforce is seeking support from both community organizations and businesses to promote Creston/Union County ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:19 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsDec. 1-5Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Club news

    Elzevir Reading CircleElzevir Reading Circle met 2 p.m. Nov. 14 at the home of Carol Brentnall. Gues ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Adults recognized by Adair County 4-H’ers

    GREENFIELD — Adair County 4-H’ers recognized Karen Schulteis and Mark Ruby of Greenfield with 4-H alumni awards during their awards day program Nov. 1 ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:17 am
  • Basketball game to benefit Kirk Levine

    A benefit for Kirk Levine will be held during the Creston vs. Mount Ayr basketball game Tuesday at Creston High School.
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices

    DES MOINES (AP) — Christmas tree likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Margaret Roberts — Corning

    Margaret Roberts, 95, of Corning died Nov. 26, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston.Fun ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Position open on Creston City Water Works Utility Board

    The city has an opening effective Jan. 1 for a new member of the Creston City Water Works Utility Board. This is for a six year term ending Dec. 31, 2 ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:00 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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