36°FFog/MistFull Forecast


  • Basketball game to benefit Kirk Levine

    A benefit for Kirk Levine will be held during the Creston vs. Mount Ayr basketball game Tuesday at Creston High School.
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices

    DES MOINES (AP) — Christmas tree likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Margaret Roberts — Corning

    Margaret Roberts, 95, of Corning died Nov. 26, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston.Fun ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Position open on Creston City Water Works Utility Board

    The city has an opening effective Jan. 1 for a new member of the Creston City Water Works Utility Board. This is for a six year term ending Dec. 31, 2 ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Pro-Ag outlook meeting scheduled

    GREENFIELD — Producers and ag professionals are invited to attend a Pro-Ag Outlook meeting 9 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 5 at the Warren Cultural Center audito ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Pulmonology now being offered in Adair County

    GREENFIELD — Beginning Dec. 16, Adair County Health System will be offering a pulmonary clinic from its specialty clinic at the hospital. Sherif O. El ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Farm Bill meeting to be held in Greenfield

    Iowa State University Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency will be hosting a Farm Bill meeting 9:30 to 11:30 ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Adair County 4-H clubs, 4-H’ers recognized

    GREENFIELD — Adair County 4-H clubs were recognized for their outstanding work during the group’s annual 4-H Awards Day Nov. 16th at the Warren Cultur ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Quick news: No newspaper Thursday

    No newspaper on Thanksgiving. The Creston News Advertiser will not be printed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be back on our normal sch ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Iowa in top 5 states that love 'Green Bean Casserole'

    In a recent nationwide survey of 1,500 people, Iowa ranked number 4 in its love of the savory side dish. Kentucky, Wisconsin and Missouri all carried ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Creston School Board approves 2016 Italy trip

    Buongiorno! That simple word, Italian for good morning, might be something some Creston High School students and staff will have to learn come 2016, w ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Adair County 4-H Youth Council members installed

    GREENFIELD — A group of 27 teens from four school districts pledged to serve as positive role models and give their time and talents to help others as ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Trial upcoming in Green's lawsuit against city

    The civil case of Steve Green vs. City of Creston, Water Works Board of Trustees is slated for a pretrial hearing Dec. 2 at the Wayne County Courthous ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Fundraiser to benefit boy who needs wheelchair ramp

    On Dec. 3, Habitat for Humanity of Union County, Thrivent Financial and The Pizza Ranch of Creston will host a fundraiser for Gabriel Ward from 5 to 7 ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • East Union to hold health and wellness screenings

    AFTON — East Union School is holding health and wellness screenings Dec. 5.The public is invited to ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Creston City Council is considering implementing a franchise fee on all Alliant gas and electric customers within city limits? What percentage should they set the franchise fee at?
    1 percent
    2 percent
    3 percent
    4 percent
    5 percent