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  • Deadline to seed winter hardy cover crops extended to Nov. 15

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and State Agronomist Barb Stewart with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • An Evening to pay tribute to music of John Denver

    CORNING — ‘An Evening’ has been delighting audiences and re-introducing tens of thousands of Midwestern folks to the music of John Denver. An Evening ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Angel Flight comes through Creston airport

    The exchange didn't take long. An 11-year-old girl from Lamar, Mo., and her mother hopped out of a plane Tuesday afternoon at Creston Municipal Airpor ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Attorney in cancer hoax case seeks venue change

    ATLANTIC (AP) — The attorney for an Iowa mother accused of lying about her daughter's cancer diagnosis has requested a change of venue for her trial.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Hatch back on air with TV ad

    DES MOINES (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Jack Hatch is back on television with a new ad.H ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 1:55 pm
  • A Royal Rejuvenation

    They may be the most improbable World Series champions since another team lacking national star power, the 2003 Florida Marlins.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Southern Prairie YMCA launches 2014 annual campaign to support community needs

    Southern Prairie YMCA is launching its annual campaign to ensure everyone in Union County has access to vital community programs and resources that su ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Alliant Energy Trees Forever program sees 33rd grant planted in community since 1992

    During the week of Oct. 15, the Southwestern Community College Agriculture Department and Creston FFA Chapter students planted 20 evergreens and 52 de ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • U.S. Cellular rewards three Union County teachers

    AFTON — U.S. Cellular has delivered exciting news to 190 Iowa teachers that $118,436 in classroom projects have been funded through the company’s Call ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • CROP Walk raises more than $8,000, still accepting donations

    The 2014 Union Country CROP Hunger Walk has reached approximately $8,600 in donations, according to John and Lynne Schlaht, coordinators for the drive ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • New completion date set for Hwy 34 bridge project

    The new target date for completing the Platte River bridge project on Highway 34 west of Creston is the first week in November.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Osceola Farm & Home considered 'total loss' after Sunday blaze

    You could smell it before you saw it — the charred and smoking remains of a popular Osceola business.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Oct. 27-Nov.1MondayFBLA United Fall Leadership Conference7 p.m. varsity volleyball regional team aga ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 7:40 am
  • Club news

    Mary CircleMary Circle of First Christian Church met at the home of Alice Bowers. Eleven members wer ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsOct. 27-31Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 7:38 am
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