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  • Salute to our veterans

    From Marion E. Chubick, U.S. Army veteran • Creston | Our area veterans deserve recognition for their sacrifice and great service to our country. I wi ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Creston man earns regional customer service award

    Creston resident Doug Wilson was recognized this month by his employer, Mediacom Communications, for earning top honors in the company’s national awar ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • McNees joins NRCS staff

    Amanda McNees has joined the Union County Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).Originally fr ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Southern Iowa Trolley releases annual audits

    Southern Iowa Trolley announces the completion of audits of the fiscal years ending July 31, 2013, and July 31, 2014.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Driskell achieves membership in Raymond James Leaders Circle

    Gregory S. Driskell, registered principal of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, at 801 W. Taylor St., was recently named a mem ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • DuPont Pioneer provides grant to Lenox FFA

    LENOX — Lenox Community Schools launched their FFA program in 2013. To help support the new program, DuPont Pioneer provided a $5,000 grant to the sch ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Union County Freedom Rock: A collage of honor

    An eagle with the American flag, soldiers boarding the train at Creston Depot, plumes of smoke from the attack at Pearl Harbor and helicopters flying ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Election: Republican Young beats Appel for 3rd district seat

    DES MOINES (AP) — David Young, a longtime aide to U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, has been elected in Iowa's 3rd district.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Election: Iowa elects Republican Ernst to Senate over Braley 

    DES MOINES (AP) — State Sen. Joni Ernst was elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, becoming Iowa's first woman elected to Congress and helping Republi ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Election: Riley defeats Hayes for Union County supervisor

    The political landscape will remain almost unchanged for Union County on the local and state level. ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Election: Branstad wins re-election in governor's race

    DES MOINES (AP) — Incumbent Republican Gov. Terry Branstad coasted to victory over Democrat Jack ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Union County Healthcare Coalition to sponsor training, exercise, planning workshop

    A training, exercise and planning workshop sponsored by Union County Healthcare Coalition will be held 5 p.m. Nov. 12 at 208 W. Taylor St. in the upst ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Veterans benefits fair, flu shot clinic planned

    Union County Veterans Affairs will be hosting a Veterans Benefits Fair and Flu Shot Clinic 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 8 at the restored Creston Depot congreg ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Empowering Adair County Foundation accepting grant applications

    GREENFIELD — Empowering Adair County Foundation is accepting grant applications for the first funding cycle of 2015. The grant applications are due by ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Quick news: PTO Carnival date changed

    The PTO Carnival at Creston Elementary School has been pushed back to Friday, Nov. 21, because of the Creston/Orient-Macksburg playoff football game a ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Reader Poll

    Did the grand jury make the right decision Monday in the Darren Wilson/Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri?
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