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  • Funeral services set for Rich Gander

    Funeral arrangements have been made for Rich Gander, 45, of Creston — who drowned Monday evening at Twelve Mile Lake near Afton.
    July 30, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Iowa sales tax holiday set for Friday, Saturday

    With school just around the corner starting Aug. 20 in Creston, some parents can be found in the clothing and shoe aisles at local stores, looking for ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Bill Krejci leaving Southwestern in August

    After 36 years in the athletic department at Southwestern Community College (SWCC), Bill Krejci will be stepping down from his position as director of ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Fogle Lake Glow Run coming Aug. 30

    DIAGONAL — Diagonal Community School Foundation is hosting the second annual Fogle Lake Glow Run Aug. 30. Event registration begins at 7 p.m. at the n ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Friends of the Library to host bake sale at Creston Farmers' Market

    Creston Friends of the Library will have a bake sale at Creston Farmers' market 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at McKinley Park. Proceeds will help fund books ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Drowning victim identified as CHS math teacher

    4:30 p.m. Tuesday AFTON — The name of the Creston man who drowned Monday evening in Twelve Mile La ...
    July 31, 2014 - 7:49 am
  • Results from 69th annual Lenox Rodeo

    Bareback E.J. Karp 74 Billy Griffin 72 Luke Davie 71 Ty Blessing 69 Saddle bronc Andrew Leeper 75 E. ...
    July 31, 2014 - 7:49 am
  • McKinley Festival: Skateboard competition results

    The skateboard competition had 28 participants showcasing their best tricks during the McKinley Park Festival Saturday. The event was scored by judges ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • McKinley Festival: Fishing tourney hosts more than 100

    The fishing tournament during the 10th annual McKinley Park Festival Saturday afternoon had good attendance again this year with about 108 children pa ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Union County Genealogical Society meets today

    Union County Genealogical Society will meet 6 p.m. today at Gibson Memorial Library. The program will be Scandinavian genealogical research. Roll call ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Hatch makes stop in Creston Saturday

    Jack Hatch, Democratic candidate for Iowa governor, made a stop in Creston Saturday afternoon speaking to about 30 voters at the Union County Democrat ...
    July 29, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Wallace named Shining Star

    Greater Regional Medical Center’s "Shining Star" Betty Wallace has served as a volunteer in many capacities throughout the community of Creston for de ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Movie in the Park to be shown in Mount Ayr

    MOUNT AYR — Join the Ringgold Conservation Foundation and Ringgold County Conservation Board (RCCB) for a Movie in the Park 9 p.m. Saturday at Poe Hol ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • World Breastfeeding Week to celebrated locally

    Aug. 1-7 this year, breastfeeding advocates in more than 175 countries worldwide will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) with the theme, “Breast ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Creston post office receives excellent service award

    Employees at Creston Post Office and larger postal district received an award for excellent service and upkeep Thursday morning.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:48 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)