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  • Perserverence through adversity

    Missouri State Trooper Daniel Barnett ended his shift just after 11 p.m. Jan. 5 and returned home to Bethany, Mo., where his wife Ann — who was seven ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Adams Community Foundation awards grants

    CORNING — Since 1988, Adams Community Foundation has been awarding grants to nonprofits located in or serving Adams County. This year Adams Community ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • DivorceCare begins Wednesday at Crest Baptist Church

    Divorced and separated people are invited to attend DivorceCare. DivorceCare is a weekly seminar/support group to help participants heal from hurt. I ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Adair County Historical Society Tractor Ride rescheduled

    GREENFIELD — The Adair County Historical Society fifth annual Heritage Tractor Ride is now on for Aug. 9. The ride, originally scheduled for June 28, ...
    July 21, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Dangerous heat arrives today across Iowa

    Southwest Iowa will spend two days under a broiler, but the heat should break later this week. Monda ...
    July 21, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Creston man convicted of lascivious acts with minor

    Trenton Tyler Smith, 39, of Creston was recently convicted of lascivious acts with a child — a class C felony. He's been sentenced to up to 10 years i ...
    July 21, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • CHS calendar

    July 21-27TodayIHSAA District BaseballGym closed for refinishing.6 p.m. Board meeting, boardroom.Tue ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Author Millhollin to sign books in Corning

    CORNING — J.B. (Jeff) Millhollin, retired regional attorney, will be in Corning 9:30 a.m. until noon July 25 in the lobby of the Corning Opera House f ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Pals receives national honor

    ATLANTA, Ga. —Conner Pals of Orient has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). The society recogniz ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Pi and Beta Kappa chapters convention planning begins

    Joan Lienemann and Sherri Nissen, Pi Chapter, and Lois Frederick and Karen Tussey, Beta Kappa Chapter, of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • The Conservation Station is coming to town

    AMES —The Conservation Station is coming to the Union County Fair 1 to 5 p.m. July 22. The fairgrounds are located at 901 E. Filmore in Afton.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Creston becomes Iowa's fifth connected community

    Creston is only the fifth community in the state of Iowa to receive this honor. Ellen Gerharz, executive director at Creston Chamber of Commerce, anno ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Little Free Library gaining attention locally

    Little Free Library, a grassroots movement promoting literacy and a sense of community, is gaining attention in Creston. With at least three locations ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Bill Riley Talent Search coming to Afton, Creston

    DES MOINES — The Bill Riley Talent Search will be held as part of the Union County Fair 3 p.m. Sunday at Union County Fairgrounds in Afton. Another wi ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Union County Fair Open Textile, Quilting Department seeking entries

    Union County Fair Open Textile and Quitting Department seeks entries for judging 1 p.m. Monday. Check-in time is 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 8 to 11 a.m. M ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)