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  • Spokesman: Branstad taken by ambulance to hospital

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday was transported by ambulance to a hospital after falling ill at an event at a Des Moines suburb, his s ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Four charged in Osceola's double homicide

    Four Osceola residents have been charged in connection with a double homicide that occurred in the Osceola area.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Giles charged on lascivious acts with child

    Kevin Jay Giles, 43, 402 N. Oak St., was charged on a Union County warrant for lascivious acts with a child at 6:43 p.m. Thursday.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Iowa by Trail app launches Android version

    The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) gave Android users another reason to get outside and enjoy the unseasonably warm January weather with the ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Adjusting to a new routine

    Any good workout routine requires a few changes.Curves co-owners Kari and Mindy Stalker are working ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Scadden sentenced to 2 years probation

    Evin Lawrence Scadden, 22, was convicted of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse Jan. 8 following an incident with a female near Creston in 2013 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • CHS calendar

    Jan. 26-31Monday4 p.m. eighth grade girls basketball against Red Oak, here/middle school; seventh gr ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Creston High School grad takes second on Jeopardy

    Following the last commercial break on the Jan. 13 episode of Jeopardy, the camera focused on host Alex Trebek as he revealed the final question. The ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Former EU teacher charged in school threat

    Christopher John Eckrich, 39, of Indianola was charged on a Union County warrant for first-degree harassment in connection with a threat made Jan. 14 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Area blood drives planned

    American Red Cross will host two blood drives in the area in February: • Feb. 4: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bedford American Legion Hall, 301 Main St. • Feb. ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 7:54 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 22, the 22nd day of the year. There are 343 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • SWCC sets public hearing for new health sim lab

    Southwestern Community College Board of Directors approved a March 10 public hearing to continue with construction of a health care simulation lab dur ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Bleacher construction in safe room approved

    Creston School Board members approved the continuation of construction in the form of bleachers in the Creston elementary and middle school safe room ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Valentine cookie bouquets available

    Friends of the Library will again be selling Valentine cookie bouquets.Bouquets available include: s ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • John Wayne Birthplace Museum to hold grand opening

    WINTERSET — Over the past 30 years, more than one million visitors have journeyed to historic Madison County to tour the modest four-room home where A ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:42 am
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