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  • Scadden sentenced to 2 years probation

    Evin Lawrence Scadden, 22, was convicted of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse Jan. 8 following an incident with a female near Creston in 2013 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • CHS calendar

    Jan. 26-31Monday4 p.m. eighth grade girls basketball against Red Oak, here/middle school; seventh gr ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Creston High School grad takes second on Jeopardy

    Following the last commercial break on the Jan. 13 episode of Jeopardy, the camera focused on host Alex Trebek as he revealed the final question. The ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Former EU teacher charged in school threat

    Christopher John Eckrich, 39, of Indianola was charged on a Union County warrant for first-degree harassment in connection with a threat made Jan. 14 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Area blood drives planned

    American Red Cross will host two blood drives in the area in February: • Feb. 4: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bedford American Legion Hall, 301 Main St. • Feb. ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 7:54 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 22, the 22nd day of the year. There are 343 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • SWCC sets public hearing for new health sim lab

    Southwestern Community College Board of Directors approved a March 10 public hearing to continue with construction of a health care simulation lab dur ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Bleacher construction in safe room approved

    Creston School Board members approved the continuation of construction in the form of bleachers in the Creston elementary and middle school safe room ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Valentine cookie bouquets available

    Friends of the Library will again be selling Valentine cookie bouquets.Bouquets available include: s ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • John Wayne Birthplace Museum to hold grand opening

    WINTERSET — Over the past 30 years, more than one million visitors have journeyed to historic Madison County to tour the modest four-room home where A ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Creston students take eighth in auto skills contest

    ANKENY — Two Creston High School students captured eighth place in the 23rd annual (DMACC)/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association (IADA) Automotive Skill ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Genealogical Society meeting Monday

    Union County Genealogical Society will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Gibson Memorial Library in Creston. The ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Patrick E. Marks named National Investors Advisor of the Year

    R. Joe Smith, President and CEO of National Investors, announced this week that Patrick E. Marks was named the National Investors Advisor of the Year.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • ISU Extension, Select Sires, Agrarian team up to offer advanced bull selection clinics

    KNOXVILLE — The columns of information in semen and bull sale catalogs seem to get larger and more complex every season. Genetics and genomics can cer ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Sign up for conservation planning assistance by Feb. 2

    Iowa producers and landowners who sign up for voluntary conservation planning assistance at the Greenfield Field Office by Feb. 2 will receive priorit ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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