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  • Election: Branstad wins re-election in governor's race

    DES MOINES (AP) — Incumbent Republican Gov. Terry Branstad coasted to victory over Democrat Jack ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Union County Healthcare Coalition to sponsor training, exercise, planning workshop

    A training, exercise and planning workshop sponsored by Union County Healthcare Coalition will be held 5 p.m. Nov. 12 at 208 W. Taylor St. in the upst ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Veterans benefits fair, flu shot clinic planned

    Union County Veterans Affairs will be hosting a Veterans Benefits Fair and Flu Shot Clinic 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 8 at the restored Creston Depot congreg ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Empowering Adair County Foundation accepting grant applications

    GREENFIELD — Empowering Adair County Foundation is accepting grant applications for the first funding cycle of 2015. The grant applications are due by ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Quick news: PTO Carnival date changed

    The PTO Carnival at Creston Elementary School has been pushed back to Friday, Nov. 21, because of the Creston/Orient-Macksburg playoff football game a ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • New magistrate named in Union County

    There will soon be a new magistrate in Union County. A retirement party was held at the courthouse last week for longtime magistrate Marion James who ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Iowa restaurant offers discount for no cell phones

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — A northwest Iowa restaurant is offering its customers an incentive to put away their cell phones and talk to each other.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Adair County 4-H’ers, volunteers to be honored

    GREENFIELD — 4-H’ers will celebrate the achievements of the past year during a special recognition program 2 p.m. Nov. 16. The community is invited to ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 1:04 pm
  • Learning differences become less of a challenge with TLC

    Jean Sheridan is enthusiastic about The Learning Center of Southwest Iowa. And, for good reason. Students who have struggled are finally getting the h ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Fire chars house on East Townline St. in Creston

    A fire that started around 5:50 a.m. today (Saturday) completely charred the south side of a house at 800 E. Townline St. in Creston.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Quick news: Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

    Don't forget to turn the clocks back this weekend. Daylight Saving Time officially ends 2 a.m. Sunday. The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time is to ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Financial planning program offered in Creston

    South Central Iowa Community Foundation is offering a free seminar: “7 Secrets to Enhancing and Protecting YOUR Wealth.”
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Infectious disease education session held for Adair County EMS/fire departments

    GREENFIELD — On Oct. 29, staff of Adair County Health System presented information and training for control of infectious diseases. With Ebola on the ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • Undefeated SWCC sports shooters target final fall invite

    The Southwestern Community College shooting team defended their home invitational and won their fourth straight fall event at the High Lakes Outdoor A ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Christmas basket nominations being accepted

    The 2014 Union County Christmas Basket fund campaign is underway. This year's goal is $19,000 and organizers are gearing up for another successful cam ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Reader Poll

    Thanksgiving is Thursday, Nov. 27. What's your favorite holiday pie?
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