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  • How sweet it is

    One of the summer's most popular vegetable sides will be available from roadside stands from now through the end of August.
    July 21, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • SWCC moves forward with flood repairs

    Three weeks after a 4-inch water line burst at Southwestern Community College's (SWCC) administrative building, staff are moving forward with repairs.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • CHS calendar

    July 14-20MondayGym closed for refinishing.5:30 p.m. JV baseball against Adel-DeSoto-Minburn, here.7 ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is July 10, the 191st day of the year. There are 174 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jul ...
    July 10, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • LMI lowered to 28 percent for Cottonwood condo project

    City officials have waited about three weeks for this news. Mike Taylor, city administrator, told Creston City Council late last week that Iowa Depart ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • SWCC storm drain completion expected July 28

    Construction on Southwestern Community College's storm drain is expected to be completed before August on campus, and construction at Crestmoor Golf C ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • College news

    Kirkwood Community CollegeCEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Community chorus to perform Sunday

    This Sunday, July 13, at 9 a.m. the community chorus organized and led by Taylor Mayne will be singing during the morning worship service at Jerusalem ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • UPDATE: Hostage situation in Ringgold County ends in arrest

    A hostage situation ended in an arrest and no injuries late Tuesday night in Ringgold County. The Rinngold County Sheriff Department responded to a do ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Zoo day in Orient

    More than 40 children and parents were able to get an up close experience with five animals from the Blank Park Zoo Tuesday at the Orient Public Libra ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Afton City Council discusses energy options

    At Afton City Council meeting Tuesday, the council members met with Dave Peterson of JEO Consulting Group to discuss energy options for the town. Toni ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Firefighters respond to three-alarm fire in Thayer

    THAYER — Firefighters responded to a three-alarm house fire around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in rural Union County.
    July 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Clover Run winners announced

    GREENFIELD — Chris Nealy of West Des Moines and Allison Young of Elliott topped the 5K division of the Clover Run held July 4 in Greenfield. Nealy cov ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Adair County 4-H program to benefit from silent auction

    GREENFIELD — The Adair County 4-H program will be holding a silent auction again this year at Adair County Fair. Bids will be accepted beginning at 6 ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • USDA offers contract renewal to 
first conservation stewardship program participants

DES MOINES — The first participants of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) have from July 11 until Sept. 12 to renew their contracts and make ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)