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  • LMI lowered to 28 percent for Cottonwood condo project

    City officials have waited about three weeks for this news. Mike Taylor, city administrator, told Creston City Council late last week that Iowa Depart ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • SWCC storm drain completion expected July 28

    Construction on Southwestern Community College's storm drain is expected to be completed before August on campus, and construction at Crestmoor Golf C ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • College news

    Kirkwood Community CollegeCEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Community chorus to perform Sunday

    This Sunday, July 13, at 9 a.m. the community chorus organized and led by Taylor Mayne will be singing during the morning worship service at Jerusalem ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • UPDATE: Hostage situation in Ringgold County ends in arrest

    A hostage situation ended in an arrest and no injuries late Tuesday night in Ringgold County. The Rinngold County Sheriff Department responded to a do ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Zoo day in Orient

    More than 40 children and parents were able to get an up close experience with five animals from the Blank Park Zoo Tuesday at the Orient Public Libra ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Afton City Council discusses energy options

    At Afton City Council meeting Tuesday, the council members met with Dave Peterson of JEO Consulting Group to discuss energy options for the town. Toni ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Firefighters respond to three-alarm fire in Thayer

    THAYER — Firefighters responded to a three-alarm house fire around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in rural Union County.
    July 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Clover Run winners announced

    GREENFIELD — Chris Nealy of West Des Moines and Allison Young of Elliott topped the 5K division of the Clover Run held July 4 in Greenfield. Nealy cov ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Adair County 4-H program to benefit from silent auction

    GREENFIELD — The Adair County 4-H program will be holding a silent auction again this year at Adair County Fair. Bids will be accepted beginning at 6 ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • USDA offers contract renewal to 
first conservation stewardship program participants

DES MOINES — The first participants of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) have from July 11 until Sept. 12 to renew their contracts and make ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Tyler Loudon places in the top at the 2014 Junior National Maine-Anjou Show

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The National Junior Maine-Anjou Show was hosted in Louisville, Ky., in conjunction with the National Junior Chianina Show and the Na ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Greater Regional to host Living and Working Well: Together open forum

    Greater Regional Medical Center is hosting a forum 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 15 in the Medical Arts Plaza Conference Room to create a dialog with bus ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Iowa Women in Agriculture annual conference to be held July 29

    "Bridging the Gap, It's Everyone's Ag" is the theme of the eighth annual Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference July 29 at the FFA Enrichment Center in ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Results from Creston Half Marathon/5K

    The inaugural Creston Half Marathon and 5k finished with 110 registered and 108 actual participants who represented seven states for the July 3 event.
    July 8, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)