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  • City council suggests cuts for 2016 budget

    Creston City Council has gone through the proposed 2016 budget with a fine-tooth comb and Thursday evening brought concrete suggestions on how to slic ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • "Murder at the Auction" to fund scholarships for Creston YMCA

    The Supertel Inn and Conference Center will be wrapped up in mystery on Feb. 7, and the sleuth who solves the case could be you.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 2-7Monday4 p.m. eighth grade boys basketball at Atlantic Middle School; seventh grade boys bask ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Art class to be offered at Quiet Harbor

    An art class will be held 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Quiet Harbor community center, 812 S. Park St.Paint, brus ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Library news

    The following are titles and events at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Cromwell Women's Fellowship to host dinner

    CROMWELL — Cromwell Women’s Fellowship will host a dinner noon Feb. 5 at Cromwell Church.Menu includ ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 29, the 29th day of the year. There are 336 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • It must be a sign

    A white sign with black lettering stands near a field in Union County, one of 103 that will eventually be installed across the county. The sign reads ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Officials release names of 2 found dead in Osceola

    OSCEOLA (AP) — Officials have identified two people who were found dead in a vehicle in Osceola.The ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • SICOG audit released

    Ted Willets CPA recently released an audit report on the Southern Iowa Council of Governments and Affiliate.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Commercial ag weed, insect, plant disease course set for Feb. 10

    Union County will offer the commercial ag weed, insect and plant disease management continuing instructional course (CIC) for commercial pesticide app ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Four steps to stop a cyber thief

    In recognition of National Data Privacy Day today, Iowa State Savings Bank urges bank customers and users of financial services generally to take an a ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Adair County Youth Action Committee organizes

    GREENFIELD — Andrew Noland was re-elected chairman of the Adair County Youth Action Committee during their January meeting. Mark Ruby of Greenfield wa ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Valentine's dinner, dance to be held at Corning Opera House

    CORNING — Bring your sweetheart to a Valentine’s dinner and dance 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the historic Corning Opera House Cultural Center, 800 Davis Ave ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • City needs to slice $216K from 2016 budget

    City officials have one goal right now: Cutting $216,000 from the general fund for the upcoming FY2016 budget.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:21 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Who will win this year's Super Bowl?
    New England Patriots
    Seattle Seahawks
    I don't care. I watch for the commercials.