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  • Ralls resigns as director of Gibson Memorial Library

    Creston Library Board voted 3-0 Monday evening to accept the resignation of Marilyn Ralls, director at Gibson Memorial Library, effective March 31.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Juvenile charged in string of Creston burglaries

    Dyrrel Malik Thornton-Culbertson, 17, of Lorimor was deferred to juvenile court over the weekend on three counts of third-degree burglary, attempted b ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Mental health part 2: A proactive approach for patients

    In response to the Governor's restructure of mental health, Lori Nosecable, CEO of Southern Hills Regional Mental Health, said the region is working t ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Mental health part 1: The search for a bed

    In an effort to control mental health costs and restructure Iowa's mental health services, Gov. Terry Branstad is proposing the closure of two state m ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • College news

    Buena Vista UniversitySTORM LAKE — The following students from the Creston News Advertiser area grad ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Pi, Beta Kappa Chapters continue convention planning

    STUART — Sherri Nissen, Pi Chapter, and Lois Frederick and Karen Tussey, Beta Kappa Chapter, of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, met Feb. 21 a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Author to sign, read books March 7 at Warren Center

    GREENFIELD — Author LaVina Vanorny-Barcus of Madrid will be reading and signing books at Ed & Eva’s, in the Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield, 10 a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Youth fun fair to let children explore 4-H project areas

    CORNING — A youth fun fair for children in grades third through eighth will be held on 9 a.m. to noon March 14 at Corning Elementary School.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Table top exercise planned

    Union County Healthcare Coalition is holding a table top exercise 1 to 5 p.m. March 11 at Southwestern Community College room 180.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Creston pawn shop features rare plane crash photos

    How did three photos of a historic plane crash in Clear Lake end up in a Creston pawn shop? The story almost reads like a segment of Antiques Roadshow ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • CHS calendar

    March 2-7Monday7 p.m. varsity boys substate basketball.Tuesday7 p.m. CHS vocal concert.WednesdayOne ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

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