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  • Pudenz named new assessor in Union County

    A new assessor in Union County was selected Monday evening. A conference board — which included county supervisors, city mayors and school board membe ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Sign up for Family Storyteller program

    Union County Extension is holding a Family Storyteller program. This is a six-week literacy program for preschoolers and their families.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Pinning for preemies: Purple Out scheduled Thursday at CHS

    Creston Future Business Leaders of America and Creston middle and high school student governments will host a purple out Thursday during a Creston/Ori ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Photo package: "The Regifters"

    More than 250 tickets were sold to Crest Area Theatre's play "The Regifters" over the weekend. The play was about three families who continue re-gif ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • New report shows local food economy continues to expand in Iowa

    AMES — Iowa’s local food economy is growing more vigorously than expected, according to a two‐year evaluation from the Leopold Center for Sustainable ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) elects Pantini to vice president position

    MORAVIA — At the annual business meeting of the Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI), the membership elected Wayne J. Pantini, Certified Economic Dev ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Adair County 4-H’ers earn special honors

    GREENFIELD — Anna Horn of Stuart was challenged to take advantage of the opportunities that life provides as she was presented the prestigious Danfort ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • ACT prep course available at SWCC

    The TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program at Southwestern Community College is offering free ACT test prep courses for all ETS high school part ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Dec. 8-13Monday4 p.m. eighth grade girls basketball against West Central Valley, here, middle school ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Technology allows commuters to see location of state snowplows

    Iowa residents now have the technology to see where every Iowa Department of Transportation snowplow and live camera views of road conditions from the ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Afton electricity rates increase in new year

    AFTON — Afton residents and commercial businesses will pay 7 percent more for electricity next year.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Present dropoff locations available

    Creston High School EAST program is helping collect items for Presents for People We Care About. Individuals may drop off donations at the following l ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Surviving the Holidays seminar planned

    If you’re separated or divorced, the holidays can be a lonely, stressful and depressing time. But there’s hope. Join others at Crest Baptist Church, 1 ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • God's Outreach Deliverance to give away Christmas items

    The second annual Greatest Love event is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at Supertel Inn and Conference Center, 800 Laurel St., Creston. Everyone is welco ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Creston to host Home Base Iowa event

    The Union County Home Base Iowa Taskforce has been designated as a Home Base Iowa Community. A local press event will be held 10 a.m. Dec. 11 at the G ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:24 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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