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  • Well-Strung hits chord in Corning

    CORNING — Well-Strung, a group of four men from New York, took the stage at Corning Opera House in Corning Friday night and wowed the local audience. ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Pettit discharged from hospital; family issues statement

    DES MOINES — Creston/Orient-Macksburg wrestler Tayler Pettit was discharged from Mercy Medical Center late Sunday afternoon.
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Friends of the Library to host scrapbooking event

    Friends of the Creston Public Library will be having a scrapbooking event fundraiser 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 27 and 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Quil ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 23-28MondayNational FFA Week10 a.m. varsity boys and girls state bowling at Plaza Lanes (Des Mo ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Pesik family leaves $3 million in farmland to Holy Spirit Parish

    When 440 acres of farmland sold for more than $3 million this January, a family with a legacy of giving had made its final contribution to Holy Spirit ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Feb. 19, the 50th day of the year. There are 315 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Feb. ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Alzheimer's Association workshop to teach importance of early detection

    Current data suggests that because of the increasing number of people age 65 and older in the United States, the annual number of new cases of Alzheim ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Early childhood parenting program offered

    Southwestern Community College Parents as Teachers will present Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun! curriculum, a four-week parenting program designed ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Community Lenten services begin Sunday

    The first community Lenten service for 2015, sponsored by Union County Ministerial Alliance, will be 5 p.m. Sunday at Jerusalem United Methodist Churc ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Fire trucks, gear moved into new Corning station

    Fire trucks and gear sat in the quiet bays of Corning's new fire station after firefighters moved the equipment in Saturday. The $1.5 million station, ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Panther wrestler 'stable' after scary collapse at state dual match

    DES MOINES — Moments after the Creston/Orient-Macksburg wrestling team suffered its first defeat of the season Wednesday at the Dual Team Wrestling Ch ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Wrestling updates: Shiltz wins state championship at 160

    These are tweets from Larry Peterson and Scott Vicker of the CNA covering the wrestlers from southwest Iowa at the state wrestling tournament Friday a ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • College news

    University of IowaIOWA CITY — Jared Zimmerline of Greenfield received a Bachelor of Arts in English ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Parkinson's disease support group to feature webinar

    The monthly meeting of the Creston Area Parkinson's Disease Support Group will be 11:45 a.m. Feb. 26 at Crest Baptist Church, 1211 N. Poplar St.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Genealogical Society to meet Monday

    Union County Genealogical Society will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Gibson Memorial Library in Creston. The program will be "Researching Family Marriages" by ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
    Yes, if needed
    No. More money should be put toward mental health, not less
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