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  • 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
  • New magistrate named in Union County

    There will soon be a new magistrate in Union County. A retirement party was held at the courthouse last week for longtime magistrate Marion James who ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Iowa restaurant offers discount for no cell phones

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — A northwest Iowa restaurant is offering its customers an incentive to put away their cell phones and talk to each other.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Adair County 4-H’ers, volunteers to be honored

    GREENFIELD — 4-H’ers will celebrate the achievements of the past year during a special recognition program 2 p.m. Nov. 16. The community is invited to ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 1:04 pm
  • Learning differences become less of a challenge with TLC

    Jean Sheridan is enthusiastic about The Learning Center of Southwest Iowa. And, for good reason. Students who have struggled are finally getting the h ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Fire chars house on East Townline St. in Creston

    A fire that started around 5:50 a.m. today (Saturday) completely charred the south side of a house at 800 E. Townline St. in Creston.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Quick news: Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

    Don't forget to turn the clocks back this weekend. Daylight Saving Time officially ends 2 a.m. Sunday. The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time is to ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Financial planning program offered in Creston

    South Central Iowa Community Foundation is offering a free seminar: “7 Secrets to Enhancing and Protecting YOUR Wealth.”
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Infectious disease education session held for Adair County EMS/fire departments

    GREENFIELD — On Oct. 29, staff of Adair County Health System presented information and training for control of infectious diseases. With Ebola on the ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • Undefeated SWCC sports shooters target final fall invite

    The Southwestern Community College shooting team defended their home invitational and won their fourth straight fall event at the High Lakes Outdoor A ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Iowa officials hope new overpass reduce crashes

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — Officials are hoping that work to raise overpasses on Interstate 29 will reduce frequent crashes by vehicles hauling tall loads.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Christmas basket nominations being accepted

    The 2014 Union County Christmas Basket fund campaign is underway. This year's goal is $19,000 and organizers are gearing up for another successful cam ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • DCI investigating alleged embezzlement at Creston Automotive

    An investigation into alleged embezzlement at Creston Automotive is underway. And, court documents show Lyndsay Huntsman, 44, of Creston is the source ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Reader Poll

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