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  • 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 24, 2014 - 12:45 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
  • College news

    Drake UniversityDES MOINES — The following area residents graduated from Drake University at the con ...
    July 16, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Creston mayor searching for new councilperson

    This month, Creston Mayor Warren Woods will be searching for a new Creston City Council member. The ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • SWCC's chief financial officer leaving

    Southwestern Community College is losing another staff member. Teresa Krejci, the college's chief financial officer, is leaving the college. Her last ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Canned good entries being accepted for Union County Fair

    Area residents are invited to enter canned goods and/or frozen jams, jellies or spreads in the canned good department competition at the Union County ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
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