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  • Graceland University placed on brief lockdown

    LAMONI (AP) — Officials at a small private university in southern Iowa say a student is being questioned after the school was briefly on lockdown beca ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 7:33 am
  • Ringgold County hosting haunted Halloween hike

    MOUNT AYR — Join Ringgold County Conservation Board for a haunted Halloween hike Saturday at Poe Hollow Park (east of Mount Ayr on State Highway 2). A ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Quick news: Bright eyes in the Park slated Saturday

    The 15th annual Bright Eyes in the Park event is slated for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at McKinley Park. This safe trick-or-treating event is hosted by C ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Gov. Branstad boasts new policy plans on campaign stop in Greenfield

    Gov. Terry Branstad stopped in Greenfield Monday night at The Corner on the square to meet with supporters, highlight accomplishments over the past fo ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Quick news: Another I rating for Creston band

    Another I rating for Creston band at stateThey met their goal. Creston Panther Marching Band receive ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Results: Band of Brotherhood 5K and mile hike

    The following are the results from the Band of Brotherhood firefighter hike and 5K Saturday. Firefig ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Tips to protect your family from influenza this year

    It's the time of year again to watch out for the flu bug. This season, Robin Sevier, Union County public health nurse, gives tips to protect yourself ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • National VFW essay contest under way

    Each year, nearly 140,000 high school and middle school students participate in the VFW's Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen essay contests.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • READS program needs volunteers

    Creston Schools READS program is in need of volunteers. This is a reading program for first graders. Volunteers read for 30 minutes a week with their ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Quick news: Branstad to visit Greenfield Monday

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will make a campaign stop at The Corner coffee shop in Greenfield 5 p.m. Monday. Branstad currently has a 22-point lead over ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • A holiday extravaganza

    Creston News Advertiser and local businesses are joining forces to host an inspiring holiday extravaganza 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Southwestern Community Col ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Stone to present portrait of Iowa

    Freelance writer/photographer Larry Stone, former outdoor writer with the Des Moines Register, will present the program “Iowa: Portrait of the Land,” ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • CHS calendar

    Oct. 20-26Monday6 p.m. Board meeting, boardroom.Tuesday7:30 p.m. varsity volleyball at Red Oak.Wedne ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Club news

    Creston Lions ClubCreston Lions Club met Oct. 7 at The Pizza Ranch. Club President Ron Dunphy called ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsOct. 20-24Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:42 am
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