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  • Pay It Forward week to start Monday

    Southwestern Community College is hosting Pay It Forward week starting Monday. There will be events throughout the week related to "paying it forward, ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Think globally, act locally

    Local businesses, organizations and individuals are paying it forward next week in a big way. Southw ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Reha named new veteran affairs director

    A new veteran affairs director has been named for Union County.Blaize Reha, an Army veteran, was una ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Supervisors approve expanding hog facility

    In a 2-1 decision, the Union County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the recommendation to allow construction that would expand an existing hog c ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Nuisance complaint served in Kent

    Union County Board of Supervisors were notified of a property nuisance complaint that has been served in Kent, 1097 244th Street, April 8 by the Union ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • 'To Comfort A King' brings life to Biblical character

    By COURTNEY DAKECNA newsroom assistant cdake@crestonnews.com“They searched throughout ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • CHS calendar

    April 14-19Monday4 p.m. JV/varsity girls tennis at Corning; JV/varsity boys tennis against Corning, ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Nearly $100,000 available to Union County

    The Endow Union County – South Central Iowa Community Foundation (SCICF) grant deadline is approaching. To be considered for a grant, applications mus ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Up in Smoke adds brick oven pizzas to menu

    AFTON — Up in Smoke Barbecue, 302 N. Douglas St., in Afton is adding a new way to enjoy their barbecued brisket, pulled pork and chicken — brick oven ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • CSD tax levy percentage stays same, cost increases

    Creston Community School District will hold a hearing for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget at the school board's regularly scheduled meeting 6 p.m ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Rumors tonight at SWCC

    If you’re looking to hear a juicy rumor, head to Southwestern Community College (SWCC) tonight.South ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Creston Special Olympics team competes at state

    On Saturday, March 15, eight Special Olympics athletes from the Creston Elementary/Middle School participated in basketball skills and cheerleading at ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Person needed to fill Historical Preservation Commission opening

    The city of Creston has an opening on the Historical Preservation Commission. This person should hav ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Shipley to run for empty Iowa Senate seat

    Sen. Hubert Houser, R-Carson, made a quiet return to the Iowa Senate this week — after being absent for almost a month — to finish out his 22-year car ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Temporary road closure on Highway 34

    Commuters traveling via Highway 34 over the Platte River will need to find an alternate route soon.I ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Reader Poll

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