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  • Afton man receives Governor's Volunteer Award

    Don Sheridan of Afton, Iowa received a 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Award from Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds during a special recognition ceremony held on June 1 ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is June 26, the 177th day of the year. There are 188 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jun ...
    June 26, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Parade of Homes celebration scheduled

    The saying goes: “Life’s a parade.” And, Creston will be hosting a parade with a focus on an important part of life: the home.
    June 26, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Adair County GOP nominating convention to nominate county attorney candidate

    GREENFIELD — The Republican Party of Adair County special nominating convention scheduled for the evening of June 30 will now also nominate a candidat ...
    June 26, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • SCICF to award grants July 1

    Union County – South Central Iowa Community Foundation Board will be awarding more than $100,000 in grants 7 p.m. July 1 on the Afton square. The gran ...
    June 25, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Dare the Dark Hike planned

    MOUNT AYR — Join Ringgold County Conservation Board for a Dare the Dark Hike 10:30 p.m. July 19 at Poe Hollow Park, east of Mount Ayr on State Highway ...
    June 25, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • College news

    Iowa WesternCommunity CollegeCOUNCIL BLUFFS — Iowa Western Community College officials announced app ...
    June 25, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Come to Family Fun Day Saturday

    The public is invited to the second annual Family Fun Day 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 702 W. Prairie St. There will be lots of ...
    June 25, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Adair County Fair 4-H, FFA entries due July 1

    GREENFIELD — The Adair County Fair is set for July 16-20. A full lineup of 4-H and FFA activities are planned for the fair including animal shows, Pri ...
    June 25, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • USDA announces new support for beginning farmers

    DAVIS, Calif. — U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has announced the implementation of new Farm Bill measures and other policy changes to ...
    June 28, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Walsh joins staff at Vision Center P.C.

    MUSCATINE — Dr. Patrick Walsh, a native of Creston, has joined the practice at Vision Center P.C. in Muscatine.
    June 25, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • FNB offers mobile deposit by smartphone

    Check deposits are the latest service to be added to First National Bank's (FNB) mobile application. The service, which was added to FNB's list of mob ...
    June 24, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Afton awarded grant funding for Splash Pad

    OMAHA, Neb. – Six community organizations have received funding from the 2014 Ak-Sar-Ben Friends Community Grant Program. Afton was awarded $5,000 for ...
    June 24, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • College news

    Buena Vista UniversitySTORM LAKE — The following individuals from the Creston News Advertiser area w ...
    June 24, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Two local delegates attend PEO state convention

    Rosalie Denton, delegate Chapter LG, and Connie Purdum, delegate Chapter AZ, PEO, both of Creston, attended the 122nd annual Convention of Iowa State ...
    June 24, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Reader Poll

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