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  • New Nodaway Valley elementary building possible

    GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley School Board was presented with the opportunity to build a new elementary building in Greenfield by a steering committee d ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • State has paid out over $2 million in settlements

    DES MOINES (AP) — A review from the state auditor shows that since 2010, Iowa has paid out $2.4 million in settlement payments, mostly to former emplo ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Iowa attorney general sues beauty school chain

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa attorney general’s office has filed a lawsuit against a cosmetology school chain, accusing it of defrauding students.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Fire marshall releases causes of death for Creston woman

    The causes of death for 23-year-old Jessica Luke — who died after a fire started in her residence on South Division Street in Creston July 2 — have be ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Appel speaks during grand opening event

    Staci Appel, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, made a stop in Creston Thursday speaking to about 30 supporters as part of a grand opening event at ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Hurley Creek project to move forward

    In early 2015, work will be bid to build a $400,000 wetland and retention basin project on Hurley Creek just north of the Adams Street bridge at Taylo ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 28, 2014, the 240th day of the year. There are 125 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this wee ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Supreme Court gets input on changing bar exam rule

    DES MOINES (AP) — A proposal that would allow Iowa law school graduates to practice without taking the bar exam would help students pay off debt more ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • US government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year

    (MCT) — The U.S. government has upped the quantity of marijuana it’s growing this year, to more than ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Soggy field day still provides research insight

    GREENFIELD — The recent rains did not allow visitors to tour the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm during the field day Tuesday, but presenters were still ab ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Independent candidate likes his odds for U.S. Senate

    Rick Stewart, independent candidate for U.S. Senate, is visiting all 99 counties in Iowa before November to explain why he's a better option than his ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Celebrate Labor Day the Diagonal way

    The Diagonal Labor Day Celebration is slated to start with a fun run 8 a.m. Sunday followed by an outdoor church service 9 a.m. at the north gym, 403 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Democrat office grand opening tonight

    The grand opening of the Union County Democrats office on Elm Street will be 4:30 to 6 p.m. today at 119 N. Elm St. Special guest is Staci Appel. Othe ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Bloodmobile exceeds collection goal

    Creston Area Bloodmobile was held Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Collection goal was 97 pints, and 101 pints were donated. Ninety four people pres ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Smith launches Stop the Money Madness campaign

    Ruth Smith, an Independent candidate, has officially filed with the State of Iowa as one of the six U.S. Senate candidates for the 2014 election.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:50 pm
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