Local

  • Think globally, act locally

    Local businesses, organizations and individuals are paying it forward next week in a big way. Southw ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Reha named new veteran affairs director

    A new veteran affairs director has been named for Union County.Blaize Reha, an Army veteran, was una ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Supervisors approve expanding hog facility

    In a 2-1 decision, the Union County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the recommendation to allow construction that would expand an existing hog c ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Nuisance complaint served in Kent

    Union County Board of Supervisors were notified of a property nuisance complaint that has been served in Kent, 1097 244th Street, April 8 by the Union ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • 'To Comfort A King' brings life to Biblical character

    By COURTNEY DAKECNA newsroom assistant cdake@crestonnews.com“They searched throughout ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • CHS calendar

    April 14-19Monday4 p.m. JV/varsity girls tennis at Corning; JV/varsity boys tennis against Corning, ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Nearly $100,000 available to Union County

    The Endow Union County – South Central Iowa Community Foundation (SCICF) grant deadline is approaching. To be considered for a grant, applications mus ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Up in Smoke adds brick oven pizzas to menu

    AFTON — Up in Smoke Barbecue, 302 N. Douglas St., in Afton is adding a new way to enjoy their barbecued brisket, pulled pork and chicken — brick oven ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • CSD tax levy percentage stays same, cost increases

    Creston Community School District will hold a hearing for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget at the school board's regularly scheduled meeting 6 p.m ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Rumors tonight at SWCC

    If you’re looking to hear a juicy rumor, head to Southwestern Community College (SWCC) tonight.South ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Creston Special Olympics team competes at state

    On Saturday, March 15, eight Special Olympics athletes from the Creston Elementary/Middle School participated in basketball skills and cheerleading at ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Person needed to fill Historical Preservation Commission opening

    The city of Creston has an opening on the Historical Preservation Commission. This person should hav ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Shipley to run for empty Iowa Senate seat

    Sen. Hubert Houser, R-Carson, made a quiet return to the Iowa Senate this week — after being absent for almost a month — to finish out his 22-year car ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Temporary road closure on Highway 34

    Commuters traveling via Highway 34 over the Platte River will need to find an alternate route soon.I ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Church to Christ to host youth rally at middle school

    A youth rally hosted by Creston Church of Christ will be held 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Creston Middle School, 805 Academic Ave.
    April 10, 2014 - 10:32 am
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