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  • City council: Madison selected to fill ward 2 vacancy

    Creston has a new city councilman. Rich Madison was appointed by the council Tuesday evening to fill their ward 2 vacancy. The ward 2 seat became open ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Upper Crust in Creston offering frozen meals to go

    It's late and you're hungry. Maybe you didn't have time to go to the store. Or, your child's ballgame ran longer than it was scheduled. Maybe there's ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Creston recognized as fifth connected community

    DES MOINES — Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, city of Creston and Connect Iowa officials recognized the city of Creston as the fifth community to become a Certi ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Leadership team named for regional health system

    OMAHA, Neb. — Professionals from across Nebraska and Iowa are coming together to lead a large regional healthcare system formed by the integration of ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Travis, Watson to represent Creston FFA at Iowa State Fair

    Creston FFA members Madison Travis and Rebecca Watson are the chapter’s Senior and Junior Iowa State Fair Cowgirl Queen candidates for 2014. Travis an ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • College news

    University of Central OklahomaEDMOND, Okla. — Creston resident Brooklynn Renee Eyerly graduated from ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Greater Regional offers free vein screening clinic

    For area residents experiencing leg discomfort, swelling and varicose veins, Greater Regional Medical Center will offer a free vein screening clinic 5 ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • University of Iowa dethroned as top party school

    The University of Iowa “has been dethroned,” as one student put it, and officials say that’s a good ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Supervisors: Veterans Affairs Director resigns

    Union County is searching for a new veteran affairs director because a knee injury forced the current director to resign after two months on the job.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • California mudslides

    LOS ANGELES (MCT) — Flash floods, wilting heat, lightning on the beach. It’s monsoon season in a pla ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Bringing Hattie home

    In 1999, Sean Dougherty found a tombstone in the yard of his new Fort Collins, Colo., home. The stone belonged to Hattie Cowger. Intrigued, he did som ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Boil order lifted for three SW Iowa counties

    The boil order for the towns of Bridgewater, Lyman, Grant, Carbon, Morton Mills and Brooks has been lifted by Department of Natural Resources.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 4-8Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 23.Canasta winners were Loretta Kelly, ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • CHS calendar

    Aug. 4-8Monday7 a.m. School registration, elementary/middle school commons.9 a.m. padded league foot ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Reader Poll

    Will both Iowa and Iowa State football teams win their first game?
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