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  • EU school threat investigated Thursday, warrant issued

    AFTON — A threat against East Union Schools in Afton has been contained, according to Afton Police Chief John Coulter. Coulter said a valid threat mad ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • All boarded up

    Boards depicting the historical success of Creston's wrestling program are still up in the athletic hallway at Creston High School, despite recent con ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Grants available to help promote specialty crops

    DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is accepting applications for grant funding through the specialty crop block gran ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Adair County’s private pesticide applicator trainings to be held in February

    GREENFIELD — If you wish to maintain your private pesticide certification by attending continuing education classes, it’s time to make plans to attend ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Going Bananas Over 4-H a success

    On Jan. 3, Union County 4-H Youth Council hosted a night of 4-H recognition at Pine Valley Golf and Bowl in Creston. More than 150 4-Hers, parents, vo ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Lincoln School project doesn't receive CDBG funding

    Their first grant was turned down. City and county officials were recently notified that Seldin Comp ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • More attempted burglaries in Creston

    Quik Pawn and Check 'n Go are the latest targets in what Creston Police believe may be a related string of burglaries at local businesses.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Missing Afton teenagers found in California

    Three Afton teenagers were found and charged after they were reported missing Jan. 5 and 6. Accordin ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Free grant writing seminar offered in Adair County

    GREENFIELD — Empowering Adair County Foundation (EACF) is hosting a free grant writing seminar at three different locations Jan. 28.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Munchkins and Moolah program to be offered online

    “Munchkins and Moolah: Teaching Preschoolers to Share, Save and Spend” is the title of an online workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Out ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Police chief urges precaution after recent burglaries

    Creston Chamber of Commerce and Creston Police are encouraging area businesses to take extra precaution after two burglaries occured in Creston within ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Library board approves another contract with Houk

    On Monday, Creston Library Board voted to sign another contract with Mandy Houk of Marketing Kinetics — a strategic marketing firm from Lamoni.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Deer hunters wrap up 2014-15 season

    Iowa’s deer hunting season came to a close over the weekend with the conclusion of the late muzzleloader season and late archery split Jan. 10.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Expanding Highway 34 discussion of upcoming SWICO annual meeting

    RED OAK — Southwest Iowa Coalition (SWICO) will hold its annual meeting 6 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Red Coach Inn and Restaurant, 1200 Senate Ave., Red Oak.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • Green Hills AEA to provide paraeducator certification training in Creston

    Green Hills AEA is offering the Iowa Paraeducator Generalist Certificate course in Creston beginning Jan. 17. This course will provide instruction for ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 11:17 am
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