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  • Library news

    The following are activities at Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St. Regular library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m. ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Trunk or treat party to be held at Methodist Church

    First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St., is sponsoring a Halloween costume party 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday with a trunk or treat tailgate party in ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • College news

    Central CollegePELLA — Creston News Advertiser area students earned presidential scholarships from C ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • IFGC Conference focuses on forages

    DES MOINES — The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council (IFGC) Conference will be held Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event begins ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Women Managing Cattle course to be held in Clarinda

    CLARINDA — Iowa State University Extension (ISU) and Outreach is offering Women Managing Cattle in Clarinda. The course will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Cover crop planting deadline extended

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey said farmers participating in the state cost share programs who are intending to plant cover c ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Employer basic training workshop scheduled

    An employer basic training workshop will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4 at The Pizza Ranch, 520 Livingston Ave., Creston. This workshop is for human ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • NRCS to grant variances for 2015 crop season

    DES MOINES — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced that variances may be granted for crop season 2015 to Iowa farmers who ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Sleep apnea educational seminar offered

    Sleep apnea is a common concern for many individuals. Sleep disorders often are not recognized and those experiencing sleep difficulties are frequentl ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Downey inducted into National Society of Collegiate Scholars at ISU

    AMES — Delanie Downey of Creston was inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at Iowa State University. Downey, daughter of Kevin Dow ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • St. Malachy students selected for OPUS Honor Choir

    St. Malachy sixth graders Olivia Hagen and Marie Mullin were recently selected for participation in the 29th annual OPUS Honor Choir Festival.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Ebola risk 'very low' in Union County

    Administrators at Greater Regional Medical Center have stepped up their protocols and procedures to protect their patients, staff and the community fr ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • City council: Church donating flags for Freedom Rock site

    The Union County Freedom Rock — being painted this week by Ray "Bubba" Sorensen — will soon have some company.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Graceland University placed on brief lockdown

    LAMONI (AP) — Officials at a small private university in southern Iowa say a student is being questioned after the school was briefly on lockdown beca ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 7:33 am
  • Ringgold County hosting haunted Halloween hike

    MOUNT AYR — Join Ringgold County Conservation Board for a haunted Halloween hike Saturday at Poe Hollow Park (east of Mount Ayr on State Highway 2). A ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:37 pm
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