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  • The Miracle of Jesus family event planned

    The Miracle of Jesus, a family event for children and parents or grandparents, will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30 in the fellowship hall at Fi ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Gaylen Sudik and Friends to perform

    Gaylen Sudik and Friends band, directed by Gaylen Sudik of Creston, will have multiple performances this month. The play band plays all over Iowa and ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • 'Mommies of Angels' donates new playground equipment to park

    Rainbow Park just received a major upgrade thanks to Mommies of Angels, Endow Union County and McKinley Park Restoration Fund.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Year-long salute to soil underscores need to focus on its health

    DES MOINES — It’s responsible for nearly all life on the planet, but rarely gets the respect it deserves. On Dec. 5, this living and life-giving resou ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Adkins joins DNR AmeriCorps staff

    Kaly Adkins has started a DNR AmeriCorps position serving Madison and Union counties as a private lands habitat specialist.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • AK-SAR-BEN carcass results released

    GREENFIELD — Adair County 4-H’er Beau Weinheimer of Greenfield earned sixth place and a purple rating with his swine carcass entry at the 2014 4-H AK- ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Greater Regional Outreach Public Health moves down the hall

    In October, nearly 2,000 patients visited Greater Regional Outreach-Public Health where they received a flu shot, child immunization, allergy shot or ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Ward fundraiser a success

    On Wednesday evening, The Pizza Ranch, Habitat for Humanity of Union County and Thrivent Financial teamed up to present a tip night for the purpose of ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Iyagbaye Foundation celebrates sixth anniversary with bowling event

    Christiana Iyagbaye Sr. Memorial Foundation is celebrating its sixth anniversary with a bowling event Dec. 19 at Pine Valley in Creston.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Damewood named Volunteer of the Month

    The Volunteer Center of Southern Iowa (VCSI) named the November recipient of the Volunteer of the Month Award. In keeping with Governor Branstad’s “Wh ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Official: Iowans will use app to show license

    DES MOINES (AP) — Need to show your driver’s license? In Iowa, there will soon be an app for that.A ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • CHS drumline to host energetic performance

    Creston High School Drumline is blending science with music for their new show "Energy and Vibration," a take on string theory.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Day 2: Board members take stand in Green trial

    Editor's note: If you're not familiar with this case, it's recommended reading the case's background on page 14A prior to reading the following story. ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Knapp campaigning for Senate seat vacated by Ernst

    Iowa Republicans will select their candidate to fill a vacancy in the Iowa State Senate during a special nominating convention 7 p.m. Thursday at the ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Day 1: First witness takes stand in Green vs. City trial

    After spending a majority of Monday selecting the jury, the first witness took the stand and answered the plaintiff attorney’s questions to end the fi ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:16 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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