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  • Late start

    Iowa schools will no longer be able to start classes before Aug. 31, starting the 2015-16 school year, according to a letter written by Iowa Departmen ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Church times to change in January

    United Church of Christ, Congregational and the First Presbyterian Church would like the community to be aware of time changes for services here in Cr ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Traditional Christmas Eve candlelighting coming

    For many years, the Jerusalem United Methodist Church on REA Road has held a Christmas Eve service of candles, scriptures and music. The service is at ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Christmas dinner to be served at St. Malachy School

    The public is invited to Christmas dinner 3 to 5 p.m. Christmas day, Dec. 25, at St. Malachy School, 403 W. Clark.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • First Things First to perform at First Christian Church

    Musical group First Things First will present Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 21 at First Christian Church, 301 E. Townline Roa ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Adair County 4-H Youth Council to host holiday meal

    GREENFIELD — Adair County 4-H Youth Council is made up of 27 high school youths from communities throughout Adair County. Youth Council is about the d ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Dec. 18, the 352nd day of the year. There are 13 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Dec. ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • 3-State Beef Conference to be held in Creston Jan. 13

    The 3-State Beef Conference is designed to provide beef cattle producers and other agricultural professionals in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska an update ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Adair County Health System joins Mercy ACO and partners for an Innovation Award

    GREENFIELD — Adair County Health System has joined the Mercy Accountable Care Organization (Mercy ACO) and will be partnering with the ACO on a Center ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • The Chamber holiday giveaway winning numbers are ...

    Ellen Gerharz, executive director for Creston Chamber of Commerce, drew winning tickets in the Creston Holiday Giveaway drawing this morning. They are ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Marshalltown police: Officers shoot, kill armed man

    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Verdict reached today in Green’s civil case

    CORYDON — The verdict is in.   Eight jury members reached a unanimous decision approximately 10:30 a ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Day 6: Jury deliberating, verdict coming soon in Green trial

    The jury in the Steve Green vs. City of Creston, Water Works Board of Trustees is currently in deliberation with a verdict expected today or Tuesday. ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Iowa man wounded Saturday while deer hunting

    DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa man is recovering from a shotgun wound after being shot by a fellow hunter who was trying to hit a moving deer.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Will you accept the challenge?

    Rick Walker is on a mission. His goal? To make this Christmas the brightest.This month, Creston Area ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Creston City Council is considering implementing a franchise fee on all Alliant gas and electric customers within city limits? What percentage should they set the franchise fee at?
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