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  • Foresters expect 'brilliant' fall foliage

    As the season changes from summer to autumn, the leaves on the trees start the transition from lively green leaves to yellow, orange, purple and red f ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Banned Books Week: celebrating the freedom to read

    What do the Bible, The Adventures of Captain Underpants and The Catcher in the Rye have in common? All three have found themselves on a list of the mo ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Propane price not expected to surge, but, why wait?

    When propane prices tripled in January, some consumers were caught off guard. Are propane prices expected to soar this winter? Not likely.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • 2014 CROP Walk planned

    The 2014 Union County CROP Hunger Walk will be held 3 p.m. Oct. 5. Participants will meet at the gazebo south of the Greater Regional Medical Arts Pla ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Multi-talent comedian Taylor Mason coming to Warren Center

    GREENFIELD — Combining ventriloquism, music and comedy, Taylor Mason presents a fun-filled show for all ages, and will perform 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Warren ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Creston Head Start sponsors Child and Adult Food Care Program

    MATURA Head Start announces its sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals are provided without regard to race, color, national orig ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • All children at Early Childhood Center receive free meals

    According to Nora Sprague, food service director at Creston Schools, all children attending the Early Childhood Center, regardless of household income ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • U of I Chamber Orchestra to perform at Warren Center

    GREENFIELD — The University of Iowa Chamber Orchestra will perform a "Bach Family Festival" 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield. T ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Iowa school district outfits buses with WiFi

    ELDON (AP) — Cardinal School District students in southern Iowa who take the bus now have something to look forward to on the ride to and from school.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • No-flight weekend

    Not a single hot air balloon entered the sky during the 37th annual southwest Iowa Balloon Days event held over the weekend in Creston.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Aid available for property with storm damage

    Because of a large amount of storm damage across southwest Iowa during the summer and early fall months, several Southwest Iowa counties were declared ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Electric grid in Union, Ringgold counties undergoing upgrade

    People in Arispe, Tingley, Shannon City, Ellston and Beaconsfield will continue to see reliable electrical service because of major upgrades in the ar ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • City's safety improvement project 10% complete

    A traffic safety improvement project currently being completed at the Elm and New York Avenue railroad crossings in uptown Creston is about 10 percent ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Library board asks council: what now?

    What now? That was essentially the question needing answered when the library board and Creston City Council met in joint session earlier this week at ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • CNA full coverage week starts Monday

    Creston News Advertiser will host its full coverage week starting Monday.Meaning, every household in ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:53 am
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