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  • Community Lenten services continue

    The next community Lenten service sponsored by Union County Ministerial Alliance will be 5 p.m. Sunday at Life Church Assembly of God, 417 Wyoming Ave ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Creston area Bloodmobile collects 101 units

    Creston area Bloodmobile was held Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. One hundred six people presented to donate, 10 people were deferred and five gave ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • SWCC offers additional scholarships for students

    The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Education Foundation is offering an additional ten annual scholarships, through the H. Dale and Lois Bright ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Child care provider training scheduled

    Child care providers and interested parents or grandparents are invited to an upcoming professional development opportunity in Creston. The workshop, ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • College news

    Iowa WesternCommunity CollegeCOUNCIL BLUFFS — Iowa Western Community College officials announced tha ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to host dinner

    Cromwell Women's Fellowship is hosting a dinner noon March 5 at Cromwell Church. The public is welcome.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Feb. 26, the 57th day of the year. There are 308 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Feb. ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • NVHS student wins state volunteer award for greenhouse

    GREENFIELD — In less than a year, a greenhouse at Nodaway Valley High School was built, the brain child of Nodaway Valley senior Mark Baudler. But, it ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • CHS play 'Alice in Wonderland' opens Friday

    Creston High School Drama Department will present its production of “Alice in Wonderland” Friday and Saturday at CHS auditorium.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • NWS: Creston to receive 2 to 5 inches of snowfall today

    National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for the entire Creston News Advertiser coverage area from 3 to 9 p.m. today.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Creston FFA continuing leadership excellence

    Creston FFA members strive toward their moto: “To practice brotherhood, honor agricultural opportunities and responsibilities, and to develop those qu ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • SWCC ag students place at statewide contest

    Two teams of students from Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC) agricultural department represented the college at statewide competitions during th ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • SWCC audit released

    Denman and Company, LLP has released an audit report on Southwestern Community College in Creston.Th ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Mount Ayr graduate preps for third space expedition

    Peggy Whitson of Beaconsville was nine years old when she watched the first man walk on the moon, sparking her interest in space exploration.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Hair Tech students win second place at competition

    Hair Tech students were in the Cosmetology and Barbers of Iowa student competition "Fantasy – The Four Seasons" Feb. 8 at Prairie Meadows meeting and ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
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