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  • Register now: QuickBooks for agriculture and business class

    A one day QuickBooks software class will be held 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Carpenter’s Hall (Rotary Room) in Chariton. A light lunch will be serv ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Ringgold County Hospital Joins Mercy ACO and Partners for an Innovation Award

    MOUNT AYR — Ringgold County Hospital has joined the Mercy Accountable Care Organization (Mercy ACO), and will be partnering with the ACO on a Centers ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Poolman: Rememberlutions instead of resolutions

    Tomorrow it will be a new year, so I spent several days thinking of things to add to my New Year's resolutions list.
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 10:09 am
  • Creston News Advertiser's top stories of 2014

    Creston man receives his Purple Heart after nearly 70 years Feb. 14 After nearly 70 years, Alvin “Red” Benson —a World War II veteran with the 101st A ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Start the new year with a hike at Green Valley State Park

    Green Valley State Park will be hosting a First Day Hike Thursday to welcome in the new year. Participants will meet in the south parking lot east of ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Share-A-Toy gives to 854 children

    NODAWAY — Share-A-Toy gave toys to 854 children this year. The toy drive ran Dec. 13-24.A Share-A-To ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Come to Creston: Arts annual meeting, party

    All are invited to Creston: Arts annual meeting and party 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 10 at The Lobby, 303 W. Adams St.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Waddingham: Checking off a bucket list item to start the new year

    Halfway through Sunday's football games, I was worried my final fantasy football update of the year wouldn't include a league championship.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Nelson leaving hospital board after 14 years

    Last Monday was his last meeting on the Greater Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Board of Trustees. Dennis Nelson of Creston is leaving the board after ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Health officials say influenza spreading in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — Health officials say cases of influenza are spreading across Iowa.The Iowa Departm ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Group using bar napkins to combat drunken driving

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — A group in Sioux City plans to distribute 36,000 bright yellow bar napkins that encourage people to avoid driving after drinking in ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • New Year's advice from Creston PD

    It's the time of year again when everyone starts imagining their lists of resolutions and preparing for one last holiday. With New Year's Eve tomorrow ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Obama warns GOP he plans to use veto pen in 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) — Warning from President Barack Obama to congressional Republicans: I have a veto pen and, come January, I won’t be afraid to use it.
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 2:11 pm
  • Data: Iowa school buses flagged for safety issues

    DES MOINES (AP) — The number of Iowa school buses flagged for repeated safety citations has nearly doubled since 2012, according to data compiled by T ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Young generation no slouches at volunteering

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation?Wel ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 2:11 pm
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