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  • 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 ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:01 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 ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • DCI investigating alleged embezzlement at Creston Automotive

    An investigation into alleged embezzlement at Creston Automotive is underway. And, court documents show Lyndsay Huntsman, 44, of Creston is the source ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • CHS calendar

    Nov. 3-7Monday7 p.m. Iowa High School Athletic Association varsity football playoffs.Tuesday7 p.m. v ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • MATURA offers low-income home energy assistance

    Applications will be taken starting Nov. 1 for the 2014-2015 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. This program is funded by the Department of He ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Cromwell Women's dinner to be held Nov. 6

    The first Cromwell Women’s dinner of the season will be held noon Nov. 6 at Cromwell Church.Menu wil ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Election Day dinner set

    Prescott United Church will host an Election Day dinner 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.Menu includes hot beef s ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • St. John's Church to host soup supper

    St. John's United Church of Christ, 601 S. Maple St., is hosting an all-you-can-eat soup supper 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Ringgold County Conservation offers Turkey Trails

    MOUNT AYR — Join Ringgold County Conservation Board Director Kate Zimmerman for Turkey Trails 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Fife’s Grove Park in Shady Oak ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Lionne Designs jewelry sale fundraiser sponsored by GRMC Auxiliary

    Greater Regional Auxiliary will host a Lionne Designs jewelry sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Medical Arts Plaza Conference Room at Greater Regio ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Iowa man faces murder charge in girlfriend's death

    SHENANDOAH (AP) — A southwest Iowa man has been charged with first-degree murder in the 2009 death of his girlfriend.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Oct. 30, 2014, the 303rd day of the year. There are 62 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Habitat for Humanity completes fifth house

    A "house blessing" was held Friday at the newly-constructed Habitat for Humanity house on 600 W. Montgomery St. in Creston. This is the fifth house bu ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Deadline to seed winter hardy cover crops extended to Nov. 15

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and State Agronomist Barb Stewart with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • An Evening to pay tribute to music of John Denver

    CORNING — ‘An Evening’ has been delighting audiences and re-introducing tens of thousands of Midwestern folks to the music of John Denver. An Evening ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Which coach will have the winning artist on "The Voice" this year?
    Adam Levine
    Blake Shelton
    Pharrell Williams
    Gwen Stefani