More than $53,000 was raised on Wednesday alone and donations are still coming to the T.J. and Nathan Frey Memorial Fund. It will all be donated to St. Malachy School, but the details of what the fund will be used for have not been finalized.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Zachariah Wignall of Creston was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Thomas N. Wray of Bedford serves in Navy.
Come learn about the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby at a Breastfeeding 101 class 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Super 8 Hotel meeting room.
Creston Prime Time Connection invites all women to a Christmas luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St.
God's Outreach Deliverance of Creston is having a Christmas giveaway 1 p.m. Saturday at SuperTel Inn and Conference Center, 800 Laurel St. Everyone is welcome, and everything is free.
River of Life Assembly of God, 417 Wyoming Ave., will be hosting a public supper 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the church's fellowship hall.
The third annual Carolathon event will be held Thursday at the United Church of Christ Congregational Church, 501 W. Montgomery St., during the Creston Uptown festivities before the lighted Christmas parade. People can come and go or stay to listen to featured performers and join in group singing 5 to 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.
MASON CITY — Earning the honorary title of "Colonel," Chantz Davidson of Orient recently graduated from World Wide College of Auctioneering (a.k.a. Reisch World Wide College of Auctioneering) during the Nov. 16-23 class.
Creston FFA partnered with Deena Bevins’s sixth-grade language arts class to write essays regarding hunting safety.
The Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council’s southwest regional hub housed at Southwestern Community College has announced the placement of the region’s new STEM Manager Deb Frazee.
Southwestern Community College Board of Directors approved bids for framing and elevators for the new dormitory building during a special meeting Tuesday. All board members were present except Zach Gunsolley of Diagonal.
Lansink Construction of Johnston was unanimously approved to do construction for precast hollow-core plank, masonry, miscellanous metals, wood framing, joists, trusses, sheathing, building wrap and windows. The company bid was $587,000.
A roll-over calf sale to benefit the T.J. and Nathan Frey Fund is slated noon today at Creston Livestock Auction. Brothers T.J. Frey, 11, and Nathan Frey, 9, died Saturday after falling through the ice and drowning in a farm pond in Adams County.
Draper, Snodgrass, Mikkelsen & Co. accounting firm of Creston has handled auditing services for the city of Creston for more than 10 years. But, that streak of service ended Tuesday.
Union County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a temporary assistant for Union County Attorney Tim Kenyon Monday.
The following are titles at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and closed Sundays.
The Live Healthy Iowa luncheon has been rescheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 12 at Greater Regional Medical Center MAP Conference room.
Iowa Department of Revenue's Julie Roisen explains business property tax credit
Bright lights and the big city.
The holiday season is upon us, and "there's no place like Creston for the holidays."
Kicking off Creston's annual holiday event Thursday, Quilts and Other Notions is hosting a quilt show, and American Home Design Center is hosting the Festival of Trees 9 a.m until after Creston's Lighted Christmas Parade scheduled for 7 p.m.
This Saturday, Creston native Kyle Heatherington will awake long before the sun rises to illuminate the woodlands of southwest Iowa.
Saturday is one of — if not — the most exciting days for Heatherington. It's opening day for deer shotgun season and Heatherington and a group of about eight friends have high hopes of harvesting the biggest buck in the area.
Activities scheduled at Creston Schools.
News from Gibson Memorial Library.
Two St. Malachy School elementary students died after falling through ice on a farm pond and drowning near their home Saturday afternoon.
According to an Adams County Sheriff press release, the sheriff's office and fire department responded at 5:34 p.m. to 1623 Vanilla Ave., about eight miles northeast of Prescott.
It's looking a little bit like Christmas at Creston's Chamber of Commerce.
Inside the Chamber office, a Christmas tree holds the names, ages, sizes and wishlist of local children, who have signed up for MATURA's Adopt-a-Family holiday program.
Nathan Page and his company were the last group of Iowa soldiers stationed in Afghanistan to return home Nov. 23, just in time for the holiday season.