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  • Southern Prairie YMCA launches 2014 annual campaign to support community needs

    Southern Prairie YMCA is launching its annual campaign to ensure everyone in Union County has access to vital community programs and resources that su ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Alliant Energy Trees Forever program sees 33rd grant planted in community since 1992

    During the week of Oct. 15, the Southwestern Community College Agriculture Department and Creston FFA Chapter students planted 20 evergreens and 52 de ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • U.S. Cellular rewards three Union County teachers

    AFTON — U.S. Cellular has delivered exciting news to 190 Iowa teachers that $118,436 in classroom projects have been funded through the company’s Call ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • CROP Walk raises more than $8,000, still accepting donations

    The 2014 Union Country CROP Hunger Walk has reached approximately $8,600 in donations, according to John and Lynne Schlaht, coordinators for the drive ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • New completion date set for Hwy 34 bridge project

    The new target date for completing the Platte River bridge project on Highway 34 west of Creston is the first week in November.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Osceola Farm & Home considered 'total loss' after Sunday blaze

    You could smell it before you saw it — the charred and smoking remains of a popular Osceola business.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • CHS calendar

    Oct. 27-Nov.1MondayFBLA United Fall Leadership Conference7 p.m. varsity volleyball regional team aga ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 7:40 am
  • Club news

    Mary CircleMary Circle of First Christian Church met at the home of Alice Bowers. Eleven members wer ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsOct. 27-31Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • Scared straight

    SWCC students were in for a real scare Thursday as law enforcement and emergency personnel responded to a mock episode of alcohol poisoning, unknown t ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Musical Cyclones

    Three Barkers — Todd, Drew and Sydney — of Lenox took the field as part of the Iowa State University marching band Oct. 11 during homecoming.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • County assessor: 35% haven't applied for this tax credit

    Last June, Gov. Terry Branstad enacted the largest tax cut in Iowa history by signing Senate File 295.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Oct. 23, 2014, the 296th day of the year. There are 69 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Creston PTO carnival scheduled Nov. 7

    It’s time for fun and fundraising at Creston Parent Teacher Organization Carnival in November.The ca ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Family-friendly concert coming to SWCC

    A free family concert will be held 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Southwestern Community College Instructional Building room 180. The concert will feature Miss C ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Reader Poll

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