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  • Volunteers needed

    Care Initiatives Hospice is looking for caring, compassionate people in the Creston area to become hospice volunteers.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Jan. 15, the 15th day of the year. There are 350 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Jan. ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Three-State Beef Conference highlights options for the future of Iowa's cattle herd

    More than 70 area farmers and students attended the Three-State Beef Conference at Southwestern Community College Tuesday night for three presentation ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Jan. 19-24Monday4 p.m. eighth grade boys basketball against Nodaway Valley, here/middle school; seve ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Director's workshop to be held at Corning Opera House

    CORNING — Corning Opera House Cultural Center, 800 Davis Avenue, Corning, is hosting a director's workshop for those interested in learning more about ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • SWCC to purchase new activities shuttle

    Southwestern Community College Board of Directors unanimously approved the purchase of an activities shuttle during their regularly scheduled meeting ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

    Who will win this year's Super Bowl?
    New England Patriots
    Seattle Seahawks
    I don't care. I watch for the commercials.