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  • Verdict reached today in Green’s civil case

    CORYDON — The verdict is in.   Eight jury members reached a unanimous decision approximately 10:30 a ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Day 6: Jury deliberating, verdict coming soon in Green trial

    The jury in the Steve Green vs. City of Creston, Water Works Board of Trustees is currently in deliberation with a verdict expected today or Tuesday. ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Iowa man wounded Saturday while deer hunting

    DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa man is recovering from a shotgun wound after being shot by a fellow hunter who was trying to hit a moving deer.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Will you accept the challenge?

    Rick Walker is on a mission. His goal? To make this Christmas the brightest.This month, Creston Area ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Day 5: Plaintiff, defense rest, jury awaits instructions

    CORYDON – After being sent home early Friday, the jury received their instructions and started deliberation for the civil trial Steve Green vs. City o ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • CHS calendar

    Dec. 15-20Monday5:30 p.m. fifth grade band and vocal concert, Creston Middle School commons.6 p.m. B ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 7:09 am
  • Deployed to employed: Union County receives "Home Base Iowa" designation

    Iowa legislators have agreed the best way to thank veterans for their service is to help provide a smooth transition back into civilian life.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Day 4: Trial winding down, Green back on stand today

    CORYDON — There were a few tense moments from cross examination during the fourth day of the civil case Steve Green vs. City of Creston, Water Works B ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Interview with St. Nick

    With less than two weeks until Christmas, Santa Claus is making a final appearance in Creston 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Creston's Restored Depot on b ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Update: Lockdown lifted at Southwestern Community College

    Officials have lifted a lockdown imposed on the dorms at Southwestern Community College in Creston. ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Dec. 11, the 345th day of the year. There are 20 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Dec. ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • City considering 5 percent franchise fee

    Your Alliant Energy bill will likely go up in 2015. Last week, Creston City Council visited with Keith Sherman of Alliant Energy about implementing a ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Audit reports takes center stage in Green trial

    Two hours and 30 minutes. That is approximately how long former Draper, Snodgrass and Mikkelsen employee Randy Cook spent on the witness stand, takin ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Exchange programs looking for area representatives

    ASSE International Student Exchange Program is seeking representatives to work with volunteer host families and international exchange students in you ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Surviving the Holidays for those in grief

    GriefShare will host a seminar to help those dealing with grief during the holidays 6:30 p.m. today at Crest Baptist Church, 1211 N. Poplar St.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Reader Poll

    Creston City Council is considering implementing a franchise fee on all Alliant gas and electric customers within city limits? What percentage should they set the franchise fee at?
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