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  • Shenandoah superintendent fired over fraud allegations

    SHENANDOAH (AP) — A western Iowa schools superintendent has been fired following allegations he committed fraud and policy violations.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Teen says he thought he killed goblin, not brother

    LOGAN (AP) — An Iowa teenager testified that when he killed his 5-year-old foster brother, he was in a fantasy world and thought he was killing a gobl ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Los Angeles Zoo sees first hippo birth in 26 years

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Zoo has received a real treat for Halloween — the birth of its first hippopotamus in 26 years. It was a bit of tric ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Creston man sentenced to 9+ years in prison

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Peter James Wiley, 33, of Creston was sentenced Wednesday to 110 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. H ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • CHS presents: Legally Blonde the Musical

    What do you do when your boyfriend dumps you and breaks your heart? Follow him to Harvard Law School. Join CHS for the award-winning romantic comedy, ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • Stabbing occurs today at Ax Murder House

    Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation of a reported stabbing 12:45 a.m. today in Villisca at the “Axe Murder House,” 508 E. Se ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Prime Time Connection to host Thanksgiving luncheon

    Creston Prime Time Connection, affiliated with Stonecorft Ministries, invites all women to a Thanksgiving luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at F ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Billy Graham Film, 'Heaven,' to be shown at Crest Baptist Church Sunday

    Crest Baptist Church, 1211 N. Poplar St, will be showing a short film, "Heaven: A New Message from Billy Graham" 6 p.m. Sunday.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 2:34 pm
  • Jerusalem to hold Advent Bible study

    "When God Comes Down" is the title of Jerusalem's Advent Bible study this year. Written by pastor and author James Harnish, the study will be held at ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Panther Support

    Thanks to some staff at Creston Community Schools and a stand out cross-country runner at Southwestern Community College, Isaac Ralston — a teenage bo ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Creston's $2.5M Rehab to Home facility complete

    Thanks to a new wing attached to its current facility, Creston Nursing and Rehab Center employees can continue their care by expanding the rehabilitat ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Salute to our veterans

    From Marion E. Chubick, U.S. Army veteran • Creston | Our area veterans deserve recognition for their sacrifice and great service to our country. I wi ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Creston man earns regional customer service award

    Creston resident Doug Wilson was recognized this month by his employer, Mediacom Communications, for earning top honors in the company’s national awar ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • McNees joins NRCS staff

    Amanda McNees has joined the Union County Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS).Originally fr ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Southern Iowa Trolley releases annual audits

    Southern Iowa Trolley announces the completion of audits of the fiscal years ending July 31, 2013, and July 31, 2014.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Reader Poll

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