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  • Fire marshall releases causes of death for Creston woman

    The causes of death for 23-year-old Jessica Luke — who died after a fire started in her residence on South Division Street in Creston July 2 — have be ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Appel speaks during grand opening event

    Staci Appel, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, made a stop in Creston Thursday speaking to about 30 supporters as part of a grand opening event at ...
    NEW: Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Hurley Creek project to move forward

    In early 2015, work will be bid to build a $400,000 wetland and retention basin project on Hurley Creek just north of the Adams Street bridge at Taylo ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 28, 2014, the 240th day of the year. There are 125 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this wee ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Soggy field day still provides research insight

    GREENFIELD — The recent rains did not allow visitors to tour the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm during the field day Tuesday, but presenters were still ab ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Independent candidate likes his odds for U.S. Senate

    Rick Stewart, independent candidate for U.S. Senate, is visiting all 99 counties in Iowa before November to explain why he's a better option than his ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Celebrate Labor Day the Diagonal way

    The Diagonal Labor Day Celebration is slated to start with a fun run 8 a.m. Sunday followed by an outdoor church service 9 a.m. at the north gym, 403 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Democrat office grand opening tonight

    The grand opening of the Union County Democrats office on Elm Street will be 4:30 to 6 p.m. today at 119 N. Elm St. Special guest is Staci Appel. Othe ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Bloodmobile exceeds collection goal

    Creston Area Bloodmobile was held Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Collection goal was 97 pints, and 101 pints were donated. Ninety four people pres ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Smith launches Stop the Money Madness campaign

    Ruth Smith, an Independent candidate, has officially filed with the State of Iowa as one of the six U.S. Senate candidates for the 2014 election.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Pettit receives national honor

    ATLANTA, Ga. — Creston High School student Tayler Lonnie Pettit has been selected to become a member of National Society of High School Scholars (NSHS ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Landi McFarland elected Agnus delegate

    Landi K. McFarland of Ellston has been elected as a delegate to the 131th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates Nov. 6 at the KCI ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Savings incentive program receives gift from Ag Connect

    AMES — Practical Farmers of Iowa has received a sizeable gift to its savings incentive program. This summer, the board of directors of the Iowa non-pr ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center announces new name

    GREENFIELD — Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center announces its name change for the skilled nursing and assisted living community formally ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Master Gardener training to be held in September

    Union and Clarke County Extensions are joining together to offer Master Gardener training in September. Applications are now being accepted.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:44 pm
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