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  • Green Valley Park deer hunt successful

    Twenty-five hunters using muzzleloaders braved cold and snowy conditions at Green Valley State Park for the 11th annual deer hunt Saturday and Sunday. ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • Atlantic mom pleads guilty to cancer hoax

    ATLANTIC (AP) — A 30-year-old western Iowa mother has pleaded guilty to allegations that she devised an elaborate hoax about a diagnosis of cancer for ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • Bloodmobile collects 99 units

    Creston Area Bloodmobile was held Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. One hundred people presented to donate, five were deferred. Ninety-nine units wer ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Jesse Bolinger awarded doctorate

    On Oct. 31, Jesse Bolinger was awarded a Ph.D. from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minn. He plans to attend commencement in Washington, D.C., in M ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Creston High School preparing for Purple Out

    Creston High School FBLA and Student Government will be teaming up again this year to raise money for the March of Dimes with a week of events. In add ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • Adair County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to host annual Tour of Trees

    GREENFIELD — The 27th annual Tour of Trees will be Dec. 6 in Adair County. Tours will run 1 to 4 p.m. The tour will begin at the Warren Cultural Cente ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • Clip it

    Students and staff of Creston High School will have the opportunity to experience a new yearbook in May, thanks to the school’s student- and teacher-b ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Nov. 17-21TodayIowa Assessments6 p.m. Board meeting, boardroom.TuesdayIowa Assessments7 p.m. Winter ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Facilitator training to help Latino youth succeed in school

    Juntos: Together for a Better Education, is a six-week series of workshops designed for Latino families with eighth, ninth, or 10th grade students. Th ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Christmas Basket donations underway

    The 2014 Union County Christmas Basket Fund has started receiving gifts. Donations totaling $1,305 have been received to date.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Atlantic mom takes deal in cancer case

    ATLANTIC (AP) — Prosecutors say a western Iowa mother accused of lying about her young daughter's cancer diagnosis has accepted a plea deal.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Moving along: SWCC carpentry students working on third UCDA house

    The house at 501 S. Elm Street in Creston — currently being constructed by Union County Development Association (UCDA) and Southwestern Community Coll ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center to host candy sale, holiday boutique

    ORIENT — Mark your calendars for the Holiday Boutique: Handcrafted in Iowa Nov. 20-22 at Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center, 2773 290th St., Orient. ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Southern Prairie YMCA joins national Giving Tuesday movement to encourage spending with a purpose

    Southern Prairie YMCA has joined Giving Tuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners — cha ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Bloodmobile set for Monday

    Creston Area Bloodmobile will be noon to 6 p.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 800 N. Sumner.To ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Reader Poll

    Thanksgiving is Thursday, Nov. 27. What's your favorite holiday pie?
    Pumpkin
    Pecan
    Apple
    Cherry
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)