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  • Next legislative coffee Saturday

    Creston Chamber of Commerce would like to invite the public to attend the upcoming legislative coffee Saturday at the congregate meal site at the rest ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Annual spring burns to benefit wildlife

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources plans to conduct prescribed burns on select wildlife areas in Ringgold, Union, Decatur, Adair and Adams count ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • 4-H Spotlight

    Tyler PearsonWiggles and Wags 4-H ClubHomeschool, seventh gradeWhat has been your best memory in 4-H ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Adair County Fair trophy donors sought

    GREENFIELD — A large group of individuals and businesses have stepped forward as 4-H and FFA trophy donors and showmanship banner sponsors for the Ada ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Auctioneer Davidson advances to state fair competition

    DES MOINES – This year’s Iowa Auctioneers Association annual convention held Feb. 6-8 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny was jam-packed with clas ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • ScrapFest, vendor fair to be held Saturday

    GREENFIELD — The annual ScrapFest Event is will also include a vendor fair this year. Both events will happen 9 a.m. to midnight Saturday in the lower ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Country Life Center featured in new Iowa tourism TV spots

    ORIENT — The Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center, 2773 290th St., Orient, is featured in this year’s Iowa Tourism marketing campaign. With a unique n ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • St. Malachy singers earn honors at contest

    The sixth grade singers from St. Malachy School recently earned high honors at the Southwest Iowa Choral Directors Middle School Solo/Ensemble/Large G ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Where will you see the fuel tax dollars at work?

    Union County Engineer Steve Akes said the county should start seeing a return on the fuel tax as early as April. He estimated the county could receive ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Ralls resigns as director of Gibson Memorial Library

    Creston Library Board voted 3-0 Monday evening to accept the resignation of Marilyn Ralls, director at Gibson Memorial Library, effective March 31.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Juvenile charged in string of Creston burglaries

    Dyrrel Malik Thornton-Culbertson, 17, of Lorimor was deferred to juvenile court over the weekend on three counts of third-degree burglary, attempted b ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Mental health part 2: A proactive approach for patients

    In response to the Governor's restructure of mental health, Lori Nosecable, CEO of Southern Hills Regional Mental Health, said the region is working t ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Mental health part 1: The search for a bed

    In an effort to control mental health costs and restructure Iowa's mental health services, Gov. Terry Branstad is proposing the closure of two state m ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • College news

    Buena Vista UniversitySTORM LAKE — The following students from the Creston News Advertiser area grad ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Pi, Beta Kappa Chapters continue convention planning

    STUART — Sherri Nissen, Pi Chapter, and Lois Frederick and Karen Tussey, Beta Kappa Chapter, of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, met Feb. 21 a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
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    No. More money should be put toward mental health, not less
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