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  • College news

    Simpson CollegeINDIANOLA — Justin Hayes of Creston was named to the president’s list at Simpson Coll ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Come shop at Iowa Artist Showcase

    GREENFIELD — Ed & Eva’s, located in the Warren Cultural Center on the Greenfield square, will host an Iowa Artist Showcase 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 7. I ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Southwest Valley students compete at district group speech

    CORNING — Southwest Valley Schools took six entries to district group speech Saturday at Clarke in Osceola. Five received Division I ratings and advan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Businessmen draft petition challenging franchise fee

    The city's proposed franchise fee is receiving more resistance this week. Creston businessmen have drafted a petition opposing the fee and Mike Tameri ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • Spokesman: Branstad taken by ambulance to hospital

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday was transported by ambulance to a hospital after falling ill at an event at a Des Moines suburb, his s ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Four charged in Osceola's double homicide

    Four Osceola residents have been charged in connection with a double homicide that occurred in the Osceola area.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Giles charged on lascivious acts with child

    Kevin Jay Giles, 43, 402 N. Oak St., was charged on a Union County warrant for lascivious acts with a child at 6:43 p.m. Thursday.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Iowa by Trail app launches Android version

    The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) gave Android users another reason to get outside and enjoy the unseasonably warm January weather with the ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Adjusting to a new routine

    Any good workout routine requires a few changes.Curves co-owners Kari and Mindy Stalker are working ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • 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 - 11:54 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
  • Reader Poll

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