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  • Monday, Ludwig square off over carpet cleaning

    A disagreement over a carpet cleaning bill was finalized during Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting at the Union County Courthouse.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • College class availability at CHS brought to the forefront

    Issues were raised about high school students taking college classes during the regularly scheduled meeting for Creston School Board Monday at Creston ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Budget: City levy doesn't budge in FY2016

    The city's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-16 was released Tuesday evening and they will have the same tax asking ($2.3 million) and levy ($13.94 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Rep. Young visits Creston during district work period

    On a week break from his duties in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. David Young, R-Van Meter, is touring his 3rd Congressional District.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Supreme Court justices coming to Creston

    You will want a seat at Creston High School auditorium March 9. Why? Iowa Supreme Court will be holding oral arguments for a case currently on file wi ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • College news

    University of Central MissouriWARRENSBURG, MO. — Megan D. Birchard of Creston graduated from the Uni ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity Valentine benefit rocks Harveys’ Chicken Inn

    Saturday evening more than 120 people danced at Harveys' Chicken Inn. Habitat for Humanity of Union County raised almost $2,500 this year, while danci ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Rural Practice Committee to hold meeting in Creston Tuesday

    A Rural Practice Committee meeting will be held Tuesday in Creston. There will be a meet and greet at 11:45 a.m. at A&G Pizza, Steakhouse and Lounge, ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Shopko Foundation makes donation to Nodaway Valley

    GREENFIELD — This past holiday season, Shopko Hometown collected signatures from customers as part of its Help Us Give Back initiative, a program that ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Cross to come home for Creston Parks 'Night of Comedy'

    A familiar face will be adding some fresh flair to next month’s Creston Parks “Night of Comedy.”Bran ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • SWCC spring enrollment grows despite statewide trend

    Southwestern Community College's springtime enrollment continues to rise in the face of a downward trend in community college growth statewide.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Pate names Hysell to auditor's advisory group

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has appointed Union County Auditor Sandy Hysell to a key group that will provide advice and counsel on ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Feb. 16-22MondayVarsity boys and girls track and field practice starts.6 p.m. School Board meeting, ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Artistic quilt exhibit on display at SWCC Library

    Throughout the month of February, the Creston Fabricators, a local arts and fibers club, has more than 30 artistic quilts on display at the Southweste ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • College news

    Des Moines Area Community CollegeDES MOINES — Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
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